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    Everything about Student Accommodation Carlisle

    Carlisle is a cathedral city and the largest settlement in the county town of Cumbria. It is located at the junction of the rivers Eden, Caldew and Petteril, just south of Scotland. This city of Carlisle was once a Roman settlement serving the forts of Hadrian’s Wall offering a breathtaking surrounding landscape. It is regarded as one of the happiest cities in the country, known for its unquestionable beauty and the nearby Lake District. The city is filled with historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, and open green parklands, the Great Border City combines the city environment with a close community. Due to the introduction of textile manufacturing mills during the Industrial Revolution, Carlisle was transformed into a densely populated mill town. In today’s time, Carlisle serves as the main cultural, commercial and industrial centre for North Cumbria.
    Students searching for student housing Carlisle must-visit student housing platforms such as University Living. It’s an AI-enabled marketplace that provides accommodation to students pursuing higher education in various cities and towns of the UK. With a primary focus on purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), the company offers a wide range of student room types. These include - student studio, student apartments, student flats, en-suite and shared rooms. All these rooms are furnished to the highest standards so that the student feels at home at the time.
    Discover Carlisle
    Carlisle is an excellent place for those who value the Great Outdoors as here you’ll find locals often spending entire weekends hiking, cycling, trekking or climbing. The city has a perfect setting nestled between Northumberland and Lake District National Parks, the Solway coast, the Pennines and the neighbouring Scottish border. Although it also offers a good city experience with the centre providing access to several high-street stores such as Marks & Spencer, and other big brands including Primark, Next, HMV, and more. The people of Carlisle like their ales such that Lowther Street and the Lanes tend to favour more traditional brews, while over at Botchergate you can find a majority of modern bars. The city can be easily explored either on foot or by public transport like buses and trains. Carlisle railway station is the main station on the West Coast Main Line operating direct services to major cities like Glasgow Central, Manchester, London Euston, Edinburgh, Newcastle, and stopping at plenty local stations as well.
    Things to do in Carlisle
    You can learn about the city’s heritage and culture by visiting Carlisle Castle, which was a temporary prison for Mary Queen of Scots in 1567. Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life is another great place to visit along with Carlisle Cathedral, founded in 1122. The city organises a 10-day summer Carlisle Pageant in the city centre and has free festivities centred on the city’s history and heritage. This event includes a puppet parade, local market stalls and Fringe Festival, featuring street theatre performances for all walks of life. Enjoy breathtaking views across the Irthing valley to the Lake District Fells from Birdoswald fort. Music lovers must head straight to  The Brickyard, longest-running independent venue for live music in Carlisle. It is a unique century-old building on a cobbled street and has hosted several popular bands like Foals, Kasabian, Biffy Clyro, The 1975 and countless up-and-coming artists.
    Universities in Carlisle
    Carlisle is home to four campuses of the famous University of Cumbria, each located on Fusehill Street, Brampton Road, Paternoster Row and Newcastle Street. The University of Cumbria is a public university offering degree courses in higher education such as Law, Business, Arts, Information Technology, and much more.
    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 forstudents 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 holidays?
    Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period