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    Originally established as the Hatfield College of Technology in 1952, the University of Hertfordshire is now a public university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom after getting university status in 1992. It is a modern university based largely in Hatfield, in the county of Hertfordshire near London. The university is regarded as “the UK’s leading business-facing university” and claims a unique and innovative approach to teaching and a wide range of work placements and overseas study that appeal to employers. The university has also won the Guardian University Award for Student Experience in 2015. It has a student population of more than 25,000 students enrolled from nearly 90 different countries across the world. It boasts impressive alumni, including Helen Lederer, Ben Mosely, and jewellery designer Alyssa Smith. If you ‘re a Harry Potter fan you will be glad to know that it offers tours to ‘Muggles’ of the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden where filming took place. Hertfordshire students have also worked on the special effects for various Harry Potter films, as well as other films like Clash of the Titans 2, X Men, and Captain America.

    Accommodation near University of Hertfordshire
    The university currently has 2 ‘on-campus’ halls to accommodate its students. These on-campus accommodations are only available for all first-year students at the University of Hertfordshire. Students from 2nd year onwards have to live in private accommodations near the university campuses. The campus halls of residence include apartments, houses, and traditional corridor halls, on both the College Lane and the de Havilland campuses.

    There are numerous private properties in the city which are known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), as well as the option to live with a local family as a lodger. Luna is one such private accommodation located just a short walk away from the university campus. It is a great place to stay if you’re new to the city and enjoy both your social and academic life.

    Types of student room and amenities offered near University of Hertfordshire
    From studios to ensuite bathrooms and shared bedrooms, you will be spoilt for choice. There is lots to consider when choosing your room, with the studios offering your own private space which includes your sleeping area, kitchenette, private ensuite bathroom, and a living area. You can also opt for an en-suite room which offers a private bedroom and bathroom along with shared living spaces or communal areas. There is also a choice of a shared room in a private apartment where you have separate beds for each occupant while the bathroom, cooking facilities and other amenities are shared with other residents. These accommodations offers an array of onsite amenities such as laundry facilities so you can wash your clothes easily, bike storage where you can store your bikes safely, an outdoor garden so that you can enjoy the sun when the weather is pleasant outside.

    Where are these private accommodations located
    Located in the beautiful countryside north of the capital, most of these accommodations are just a short walk or bike-ride away from the university so you can reach there in no time. For example, Luna student home mentioned above is just a stone’s throw away from the University of Hertfordshire. These are placed in areas which are well-connected via public transportation with the nearest bus stop and train stations just a few minutes away. Students can also enjoy their social life as there are plenty of bars, pubs, shops, and restaurants present nearby.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the different types of accommodation?
    University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options. 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.

    Ensuite/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 are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has foolproof 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 maintenance staff at regular intervals. If you’re unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services at an extra fee.

    Is there Wi-Fi?
    Yes, all our accommodation have strong internet connectivity.

    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. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try 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 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!