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    Everything about Student Accommodation Chester

    Established as a "castrum" or Roman fort, Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England. It is one of the best-preserved walled cities in entire Britain with numerous medieval buildings. It is also home to two world-class universities, the University of Chester and West Cheshire College, which are quite popular amongst international students from all walks of life. The city has everything that a student would expect from a modern university city. From quirky independent coffee shops down winding alleyways to the big brands of the high street, Chester has something for everyone.
    The universities of Chester don’t have sufficient student hall to host such a large number of students, thereby creating a demand for private student housing in the city. These off-campus student home are located in close proximity to the university campuses and offer fully-furnished student room. Students can discover such properties listed on student accommodation websites like University Living and make an informed decision about the best student accommodation.
    Explore Chester
    The city offers a spectacular experience with its bewitching charm and unique atmosphere. It boasts the oldest racecourse and the biggest Roman Amphitheatre in the UK, in addition to a 1000-year-old Cathedral with Europe's finest specimen of medieval carvings. Visit the Chester Zoo which is the most visited UK attraction outside London city and home to 22,000 animals from 500 different species. The city also has a vibrant cafe culture where outdoor dining and people watching go hand in hand. Chester is a great place to study as well and therefore attracts thousands of international students from all over the world.
    Student Life Chester
    Chester is a medium-sized city but you will never have a dull moment while living here. Chester’s cobbled streets are lined with cuisines from different parts of the world, mixing well-known favourites with local eateries and Michelin-star restaurants. There are also some hidden foodie gems down side streets and in the Chester Market waiting to be visited. The city is also famous for all sorts of events and festivals throughout the year, including Chester Pride, Chester Live (a multi-venue live music event), the Chester Literature Festival, amongst others. Bluedot Festival is a must-go if you fancy Creamfields, and if you feel like going a little further afield.
    Students can opt to live in private properties which offer a wide variety of student room types based on their budget – student apartment, student flat, shared rooms, en-suite room, as well as studios. All these properties feature the latest security measures and provide lots of onsite amenities such as on-site fitness centre, fully-fitted kitchen, card-operated laundries, bike storage facility, games area, courtyard, and more.

    What makes Chester different?
    Chester was awarded the coveted ‘Purple Flag’ status in 2018 in recognition of its nightlife. Famous bands and DJs play all across the city every night of the week and some big names can also be found at venues such as Telford’s Warehouse, The Live Rooms, and more. On the banks of the River Dee is the ‘Groves’ which is a pretty walk that hosts a variety of cafés, restaurants, pubs and its own bandstand. This river is home to the oldest rowing regatta in the world and you’ll often see someone out on the water. At the heart of the city, there is a must-visit place known as the Storyhouse - a restored 1930s art deco building, containing two state-of-the-art theatres, a cinema, library, restaurant and two bars.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I book a rental student accommodation in Chester?
    You just have to follow 3 basic steps to book accommodation at University Living website: a) Make the choice of the accommodation. b) Pay charges like security deposit if any. c) Confirm your booking with us. If you are unable to do it on your own then do not worry, we are there to help, as our experienced staff will make it really easy for you.

    What are the different types of student accommodation in Chester?
    There are student specific homes very well known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), having strategic location with room types like shared, studio, en-suite, and apartment style living. Students can also stay for a short-term when they are in the city for summer schools or exchange programmes.

    When should I book my student home for September intake?
    Please try to be as early as possible as the best accommodations are booked at the earliest. This will give you more choices and best offers on room bookings. Book your accommodation 6 months in advance to avoid last minute cancellations.

    What are the different types of student rooms in Chester?
    The four types of room are: Sharing: Shared rooms are there to share with 2 or more students alongside sharing washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: A private bedroom and bathroom, while other areas might be shared with fellow residents. Studios: A self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space with attached washrooms. Two people can also book one studio to share depending on rental policy.

    Can I get discounts for student housing in Chester?
    Of course,discounts on properties are available along with cashback offers, only if you do it quickly at the earlier date available. By doing this, you will have more choices to get selective upon. There are also cashbacks available for group bookings.

    Are the bills included in the rent?
    Bills are mostly included in the rent. However, Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities like gym and laundry may or may not get included depending on the rental policies of some providers.

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    University living team of professionals will never let this happen to you but in case you do have to change your mind due to some unforeseen circumstances, then we can help you on that. We will replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    How do I know my student accommodation in Chester is safe?
    University Living ensures that each room or accommodation we offer has modern safety measures like CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.