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    Everything about Student Accommodation Plymouth

    Known for its maritime heritage and historic Barbican district, Plymouth is one of Europe’s most vibrant waterfront cities, where an outstanding quality of life is enjoyed by everyone. Plymouth offers the perfect work-life balance with the best schools, housing, culture and scenery. It boasts three world-class universities — University of Plymouth, Plymouth Marjon University, and the Plymouth College of Art. These reputed universities make Plymouth a hot favourite study destination with international students from all walks of life, which makes finding a nice student accommodation Plymouth quite hard.
    It is also known that universities in Plymouth now struggle to accommodate such a large number of students in their student hall, thereby creating a rise in demand for private student housing. These off-campus student home are known as purpose-built student accommodations (PBSA) which are designed especially for student living. They are also located at a walking distance from these universities to help students cut down on both money and time on their daily travel.
    Explore Plymouth
    Plymouth has tons of things to offer, including an unrivalled vibrant lifestyle with its amazing green cover, charming waterfront and close proximity to some of the best beaches and landscapes in Britain. It also has plenty of advantages of a vibrant urban culture of a big city. There are some famous landmarks, historical sites and natural sites to explore across the city’s many sole areas and districts. Roam the Barbican’s ancient cobbled quayside following in the Mayflower Pilgrims’ footsteps or tour the National Marine Aquarium having deepwater fish tanks. The city is also situated at the mouth of the River Tamar, set in the UK's youngest area of exceptional natural beauty. Unspoilt and still relatively unknown, the Tamar Valley is well worth exploring the surrounding area.
    Student Life in Plymouth
    Is there anything better than having great live music performance or a night out with friends at your favourite hangout point? The people of this city comes alive after dark to enjoy the buzzing nightlife scene, so there’s still lots to enjoy once the sun has set. It boasts an unbelievable mix of pubs, bars and nightclubs, a superb theatre culture, a stunning live music scene and some of the best comedy gigs you can find. For shopaholics, Plymouth provides a fantastic shopping experience, with an astounding mix of big brand names and local independents. Plymouth’s waterfront is a treasure trove where you can always find something completely unique.
    Universities in Plymouth

    The city has three higher educational institutions in which the University of Plymouth is one of the largest universities in the UK. It has over 24,000 students, including around 3,000 international students from over 120 countries. It is also the only post-1992 university to have its own medical school. All first-year undergraduates are guaranteed a place in University halls of residence. To accommodate the rest of the students there are private accommodations located at a walking distance from the university campuses.
    All these off-campus alternatives offer lots of student room types like – student flat, student apartment, student studio, shared and en-suite rooms, amongst others. These student home are fully-furnished and provide plenty of onsite facilities as well,  like bike storage areas, games rooms, living room with sofa and TV, laundry room, onsite gym, private study space, outdoor courtyard/garden, communal kitchen, and plenty more. All the properties are pre-verified by the University Living team and their partners to ensure compliance with our excellent quality standards.

    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