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    Everything about Student Accommodation York

    The best things to do in York mostly revolve around the city's long history, it is home to one of the oldest shopping streets in the entire Europe with great stories to tell of the many still standing relics. The labyrinth of historical streets in the city centre gives a feeling of walking back in time. It is the best place to be if you are in search of picturesque tearooms, cobbled streets, Gothic buildings, and evidence of slightly dusky history. When in the city, you can enjoy a temperate climate with four distinct seasons and is prone to frosts, fog, and cold winds during wintertime. It is a friendly and welcoming city where you can settle into quickly, but it still feels good and exciting once you get to know it well. 

    Universities in York have struggled to accommodate all enrolled students in their student hall of residence, thereby creating a massive demand for private student accommodation York. Students can find these private accommodations on various student accommodations websites like University Living, a student housing marketplace. It offers purpose-built student accommodations(PBSA) to students studying in the city’s top universities. 

    Explore York
    York is not just about history, It’s a place full of old traditions and little details that make it a great place to just walk around and explore. You can find a surprising array of contemporary art galleries scattered around the city. The city is also extremely well-connected via public transport and is mostly served by bus, operated by First York. While living here you’ll never encounter a dull weekend as the city hosts a wide array of attractions and beauty spots beginning with the 2.5 miles of medieval walls which surround the city.

    What sets York Apart?
    The Shambles is one of the best-preserved medieval streets in the entire world and is located in York. It has twisted cobbled lanes with most of the buildings dating back to the 14th and 15th centuries. Another great thing about the city is its Viking heritage, one of the most interesting parts of the city’s history. York is also famous for its many bookshops, offering an incredibly exciting collection of rare, antique, and second-hand tomes. 

    Universities in York 
    It is home to three reputed universities, namely the University of York, York St John University, and Askham Bryan College. The University of York is a dynamic, research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Russell Group. It is located in near the York city centre, offering a safe and beautiful campus, which is home to our nine colleges and most departments. 

    Student Life in York
    York offers a great student life with good universities and plenty of places to enjoy the social life. The city has a wide range of restaurants, suiting all tastes and budgets and is also well-known for its thriving and elegant cafe culture. The students studying in this city can live in PBSAs which are well-built and provide fully-furnished rooms. These properties allow you to choose from a wide variety of student room based on your budget and other preferences – student flat, student apartment, student studio, and en-suite rooms. You also get to enjoy various modern facilities like fitness centre, card-operated laundries, games arena, communal areas, private study space, bike parking, TV, shared kitchen, courtyard, and more! These student housing York are pre-verified by the University Living team to ensure the safety of its residents. 

    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