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    Everything about Student Accommodation Preston

    Preston is a small city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England. It is not as well-known as other big cities like London and Manchester but has a lot of charm and plenty of places to explore. It is situated on the north bank of the River Ribble and obtained city status in 2002, becoming England's 50th city. Sir Richard Arkwright, the man who invented the innovative spinning frame in the 1700s, was born in this city. The city is also quite famous for having the oldest football league ground in the entire world, the Preston’s Deepdale stadium. The well-known Lake District can also be reached in less than 45-minutes by train. It is home of the heritage Ribble Steam Railway, found in the Riversway area. The city centre is surrounded by sprawling green spaces, wildlife habitats, and beautiful play-areas. For instance, Winckley Square Gardens make a perfectly located peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
     
    What makes Preston unique? 
    Market Square, popular as the Flag Market is a historic spot located in the heart of the city. The charming square is home to magnificent listed buildings and engrossing wartime history. Here you can discover the Grade I listed Harris Museum to the Grade II listed Old Post Office.  The Harris Museum is the perfect place to spend a rainy day watching the exhibitions and knowing more about the history of the city. Preston has a reputation for offering a safe environment to its citizens, for a great night out at its cocktail, wine bars, pubs and clubs.
     
    Student accommodation Preston 
    The shortage of student halls of residence owned by the universities, creates a large demand for private student housing in the city. Students looking for residence should make an informed decision about the best student home after visiting various student accommodation sites. These off-campus students accommodations are pre-verified and are mostly located within walking distance of the city’s top universities. This will help residents cut down on both time and money on their daily commute and also give them some spare time.
     
    Students can pick from a wide variety of student rooms based on their budget and other preferences – student flat, student apartment, student studio, shared and en-suite rooms. These properties are well-connected by a strong network of roadways to the rest of the city, making it easy to explore other interesting neighbourhoods.
     
    Universities in Preston 
    The city is home to the famous University of Central Lancashire, formerly known as The Harris Institute, Preston Polytechnic. It is considered as a good study destination amongst international students from all over the globe, which makes finding wonderful student accommodation in Preston quite difficult. Although, there are many private accommodations located near the university campus which offers fully-furnished rooms at an affordable price.
     
    Student Life in Preston 
    It is home to the sixth-largest university in the country, the University of Central Lancashire. Student Life in the city is quite exciting with a great variety of restaurants offering a wide selection of cuisines, ranging from traditional to Chinese, Mexican, Indian and more. You’ll also find a plethora of spots to enjoy a drink in Preston Lancashire and when the sun is out, we suggest catching some rays in one of city’s scenic beer gardens.  The accommodations in which students stay are completely safe and offer several modern facilities like gym, washing machines, games rooms, lounge area, private study room, bike storage, BBQ, fully-functional kitchen, courtyard, and more. These facilities make student living more comfortable and enjoyable.
     
    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