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    Everything about Student Accommodation Bolton

    Bolton is a historic town in Greater Manchester, renowned for its growing cultural scene. It is one of the UK's most vibrant towns and a great place to live during your time studying at university. Till the 16th century the town was famous for woollen textiles, but by the 18th-century cotton had replaced wool, and the production of yarns and fabrics became more common. Bolton is a nice place to live offering easy access to the beautiful countryside. From charming heritage to excellent entertainment and live sports events you are never far away from a plethora of choice in Bolton. With a jam-packed events calendar, offering some of the best North West events, including one of the country’s largest Food and Drink Festivals, the world’s biggest Ironkids and the Ironman UK Triathlon…you’re guaranteed an exceptional day out whatever the weather!
    Due to a good education system and world-class institutions of higher education, a large number of international students flock to the city. These students either stay in on-campus halls of residence or in private student home located close to the campus. These private accommodations are commonly referred to as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) as they are designed specifically for student living.
    Explore Bolton
    Bolton is a friendly town full of character and wonderful industrial heritage which is clearly visible all-around the borough and lives on through the canals, cotton, railways and of course people. Located at demolished Atlas mill, Bolton Steam Museum houses an amazing assortment of stationary steam engines, the largest collection in the UK that have been rescued from industrial facilities around Manchester, Lancashire, Yorkshire and as far away as Wales. Visit the quintessential Victorian park which slopes down to the River Croal northwest of the town centre. Sit beside the lake or play tennis with friends in the available tennis courts. The most popular areas to live in Bolton as a student are dotted around the town to its west, north and east.
    Things to do in Bolton
    Bolton has a beautiful town hall, galleries, museums, as well as the famous Octagon Theatre. and the performance venue The Albert Halls- all of which are closeby to the accommodations you are residing in. The Bolton town centre is very much party central on weekends and filled with students and townsfolk. There plenty of vibrant pubs and value for money Italian, Thai, Indian and other restaurants. The town is ideal for shopaholics as there are three shopping centres of varying sizes including plenty of big-store retail brands, a retail park on its edges, a regular street market in the heart as well as dozens of independent shops. The best part of living in Bolton is that it is just 17-minutes train ride away from Manchester which is one of the UK’s most multicultural and liveliest cities.

    Universities in Bolton
    It is home to the famous University of Bolton which gained its university status in 2005. It is a public university with around 7,000 students, mostly coming from Bolton and the North West region. The main campus of the university is located on an urban campus between Deane Road and Derby Street in Bolton. There are two halls of residence, although many students opt to live in private accommodation which offers a wide range of student room types such as student studio, shared and en-suite rooms, and apartments. All these rooms are fully-furnished with a double bed, study space, storage areas and wardrobe, and en-suite bathrooms. There are also plenty of onsite amenities available for a comfortable living experience.
    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the different types of accommodation?
    University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. Take your pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also offer short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programs.

    What are the different types of rooms?
    The major room types are:Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

    How do I know my accommodation is safe?
    All properties listed by University Living have been personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has fool proof safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

    Does my accommodation offer meals?
    Most accommodations are self-catered, but you can always ask the reception to connect you with local food delivery vendors!

    Will I get cleaning and laundry services?
    Most properties have on-site, coin-operated washing machines that make laundry a breeze. Students are expected to keep their rooms clean while common areas are looked after by onsite maintenance staff at regular intervals. If you are unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services for an extra fee.

    Is there Wi-Fi?
    Yes, all of the accommodations have fast internet connectivity for the residents to use.

    Does my accommodation offer parking facilities?
    Most properties have bike storage available. Please contact your Servicing Manager to request car parking facility.

    What items should I bring while moving in?
    Students are expected to bring their own bedding, kitchen utensils, cutlery, and bathroom essentials. If that’s too much, our good friends at UniKitOut will deliver all these and more to your UK accommodation even before you move in!

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    Where do I report any issues with my accommodation?
    Please contact the on-site maintenance office or reception at the accommodation to report any issues.

    Do I have to vacate my room during the holidays?
    Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period