Q. What are the different types of accommodation?
A. 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.
Q. What are the different room types?
A. The major room types are:
En-suite/Private: A private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.
Sharing: 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.
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.
Q. Is my accommodation safe?
A. Each accommodation has fool-proof safety measures in place for the students, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.
Q. Will my accommodation offer meals?
A. Most accommodations are self-catered, but you can always ask the reception to connect you with local food delivery vendors!
Q. Will I get cleaning and laundry services?
A. 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.
Q. Is there Wi-Fi?
A. Yes, all our accommodations have strong internet connectivity.
Q. Does my accommodation offer parking facilities?
A. Most properties have bike storage available. Please contact your Servicing Manager to request car parking facility.
Q. What items should I bring while moving in?
A. Students are expected to bring their own bedding, kitchen utensils, cutlery, and bathroom essentials to the accommodation. If that’s too much, we have friends at UniKitOut who will deliver all these and more even before you move in!
Q. What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
A. 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.
Q. Is smoking/drinking allowed in my accommodation?
A. Students are advised to follow the rules and regulations set by the accommodations. Most properties have dedicated areas for smoking whereas drinking is allowed in the privacy of your room provided you do not cause any disturbance.
Q. Do I have to vacate my room during holidays?
A. Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period!