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82 St Philips Road
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82 St Philips Road

St Philips Rd, Cambridge, CB1 3DB, United Kingdom
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About the Property

82 St Philips Road is a spacious student accommodation in Cambridge. The property offers spacious shared apartments. This is an ideal student accommodation as you can find most of the major universities are located nearby. Regent Cambridge is a 12-minute walk and Anglia Ruskin University is situated at a driving distance of 13 minutes from this property.

Features

This property comes fully loaded with top-notch amenities to provide the best experience to the students staying there. Free high-speed Wi-Fi at this property will help you manage your academics and leisure at your convenience. A nice kitchen at the property will allow you to prepare your favorite dishes at your convenience. You can conduct group study sessions in the common study space of the property that’ll help you stay focused while preparing for your major exams. The rooms here comes well equipped with all the essentials like a comfortable bed, and a study desk. Best of all, you don’t have to worry about managing different bills as all bills are included in the rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Living here will be so much fun as your weekdays will start to feel like weekends. Trandizioni Restaurant is located within a short walking distance of 9 minutes only or you can grab a cup of coffee at Urban Larder which is just an 8-minute walk from this property.

Commute

This property offers excellent connectivity throughout the city as The Broadway Bus stop is located at an 8-minute walk from the property and Cambridge (CBG) Train Station is a 10-minute drive from the property.

What will you get

Common Amenities

shared lounges
study space

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not permitted in the buildings, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us.

Can I choose my room?

All requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

What can I bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren’t suitable for our properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call the sales team. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note we advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

What is the process for dealing with complaints?

Stage 1 – Where possible please make your complaint in person at reception or by telephone. Our staff on site will attempt to investigate and deal with the matter immediately. If you are unhappy with the solutions or explanations given you can escalate your complaint to Stage 2 by letter or email to site within 10 working days. Stage 2 – Your complaint must be in writing. Our staff will pass your communication to a senior member of staff within Ukstudenthouses.com, who will investigate further and provide a written response within 10 working days where possible. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly. Stage 3 – Your complaint must be in writing. In the event that you still feel your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly you can write to the Complaints Panel within Ukstudenthouses.com at: Operations Director, Ukstudenthouses.com, Building 3, Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD. The Panel will normally notify you of their decision within 10 working days. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly to this point. Please note: Complaints about 19-20 tenancy agreements relating to the Covid-19 outbreak are excluded from this complaints process. All terms of the tenancy agreements remain applicable unless notified otherwise in writing by UK Student Houses. All notifications are final and there is no appeal or escalation process for such complaints.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. We will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability. If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform us in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form. You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable us to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to us.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways: Online via by logging into your student account At the property reception desk By telephone to the property team By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference).

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

When you accept your room offer, you’ll be given two options: To pay your rent in full To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don’t have a uk guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, we recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year Be over 21 years of age Be a homeowner or in full time employment Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

What can I do if my student loan hasn’t arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however Ukstudenthouses.com offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using our online viewing tool or by contacting the sales team

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Yes, you can book rooms online.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by our current residents.

I’m in a different country, how do I view a property?

They offer a Skype viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click ‘Arrange a Viewing’ and from there you can choose the Skype option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

What do I do if I’m a first year student and I’m still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and we will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

What do I do if I’m a first year post-graduate student and I’m still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and we will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: • a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; • a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

Do I have to pay a booking fee?

Property do not charge a booking fee. When you accept your room offer, you’ll be asked to pay a deposit to secure your room which is secured with a deposit protection service and refunded at the end of your tenancy.

What if I want to cancel my booking?

Full termination policy is within your online account.

Can I book if I’m under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, we can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. We can accept under 18s in some of our properties subject to our Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

What do I need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out our ‘what to take to university’ page.

Is there car parking facilities for when I move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

How much are deposits?

Deposits vary by property from £50 to £300 and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.

What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms.

When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period. All deposits are secured with a deposit protection scheme, such as the Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Scotland. You will be contacted by the deposit protection scheme and asked to authorise the refund and submit your bank details to them. For this you will require your deposit repayment ID, which will have been sent to you via email at the time of registering your deposit. Please be aware, the deposit refund process is managed by the deposit protection scheme and is not able to be influenced by Ukstudenthouses.com. Should you have any queries regarding your deposit repayment ID, you should contact the deposit protection scheme directly: Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Service. Please note if you ask for your deposit to be repaid to a non-UK bank account, bank charges will apply. Please see deposit protection scheme FAQs: Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales) Letting Protection Service (Scotland)

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Student Accomodations in Cambridge

Cambridge Student Accommodation

One of the first things a student looks for after getting into their university of choice is finding the right accommodation. In those regards, the options for Cambridge student accommodation are unparalleled. With a wide selection of accommodations available starting with shared apartments, studios, and ensuites, students have to look no further than amber for accommodation in Cambridge. Each residence is thoughtfully designed to provide a comfortable and conducive environment for students. The availability of student accommodation in Cambridge ranges from Milton Road to Station Road.

Cambridge is well-known for housing the prestigious University of Cambridge, a confederation of colleges, departments, faculties, and schools. There are 31 colleges, each with its norms and statutes. With around 11000 employees and 18000 students spread among these 31 colleges, amber provides various student accommodation in Cambridge options, making it easy for students to start their housing search. Some other well-known universities in Cambridge include Anglia Ruskin University, King’s College, and Cambridge Ruskin International College. Some of the best properties and options for Cambridge student housing include The Cam Foundry, Cambridge, Yugo Angila House, Cambridge, The Railyard, Cambridge, and Castle Hill, Cambridge.

About Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the most beautiful and iconic places to live as a student, with a history in education that dates back more than 800 years. With various educational institutions in every part of the city, Cambridge is one of the unique cities in the United Kingdom. Cambridge is a historic city with a unique yet traditional English history. It was a thriving market town fifty miles north of London that had an unusual claim to fame: it is maybe the only city in the world that has retroactively named its river. The city is small and can be easily navigated by bicycle. It is also well-connected both within and outside the city due to an excellent public transportation and road network.

Cambridge is quickly becoming the capital of East Anglia for food lovers since you can always find a quick bite at one of the city's many street food stalls. Cambridge is a city that offers something for everyone, whether you are looking for history, art, or entertainment. It is known for impressive museums and galleries like the Fitzwilliam Museum and Wren Library. It hosts multiple festivals and is also known for its cultural diversity and creativity. Being a birthplace of notable personalities like Issac Newton and Charles Darwin, Cambridge is considered one of the best places for history enthusiasts as well. Lastly, luckily for students, there are also numerous options for Cambridge student accommodation as well.

Best Student Accommodation In Cambridge

The importance of student accommodation in Cambridge is quite prominent when the students are residing in Cambridge, right beside many of the renowned universities that are always represented as the best among all in the UK. These options for student accommodation in Cambridge UK represent much importance in terms of feasibility, commutation, and comfort. Students staying in these options for private student accommodation in Cambridge are surrounded by an amazing culture that lets them discover a collection of artefacts and artworks. We at Amber help you soothe the hunting process of getting the best accommodation in Cambridge without any hassle you face around booking your accommodation. Have a look at the best options:

1. The Cam Foundry, Cambridge

2. Yugo Angila House, Cambridge

3. The Railyard, Cambridge

4. Castle Hill, Cambridge

5. Student Castle Cambridge, Cambridge

6. Collegiate Castle Street, Cambridge

Cost Of Living

The most significant part of your ongoing bills and transactions will probably be your expenses at Cambridge. We have provided rough estimates of these while living in Cambridge that could help you plan out your budget and expenses. Most of these estimated costs will vary based on individual choices, but they are a helpful way to estimate how much you might spend, other than the rent for your student accommodation:

1. Food: £15-30 per week

2. Gas and electricity: £177-200 per month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £15-50 per week

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £20-25 per week

5. Laundry: £30-40 per month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £40-50 per month

Student Travel In Cambridge

Cambridge has a charming aura ready to take you in its warm embrace. It can be felt as we speak of travelling around the city from the student accommodation in Cambridge. Travelling is hassle-free here with multiple options for transportation such as Tubes, Buses, Cycling and Walking near our student housing in Cambridge. For those inclined toward eco-friendly and health-conscious travel, cycling and walking paths weave through the city, making it a breeze to navigate between lectures, libraries, and the bustling city centre. The city's rich history, from iconic landmarks like King's College Chapel, creates a captivating backdrop for student adventures, fostering a vibrant cultural experience. These commute options will provide ease of access to students residing in Cambridge.

1. Bus Routes

Any student can travel to and fro from the University of Cambridge to their student accommodation in Cambridge UK. The easiest way to commute is by bus leading straight to the University for about £2.20 standard fare.

2. Trams and Trains

Although most of the students usually prefer using buses as the only affordable option, trams or trains generally don't seem to work out as they are quite far from the student accommodation in Cambridge.

3. Cycling

Cycling can be fun and adventurous, with over 80 miles of cycling routes, which is among the UK's top cycling cities. It enables efficient and eco-friendly travel for students. Additionally, buses and pedestrian-friendly paths ensure accessible transportation across the city.

4. Private Cars

Students can also opt to take a private car rental service to make their commute easier. However, this mode of transport for students can be a little expensive compared to public transportation.

Student Lifestyle And Living In Cambridge

Cambridge, with its prestigious university and rich history, offers students a unique and vibrant living experience. The city's cobblestone streets and picturesque architecture create an inspiring backdrop for academic pursuits. Student life in Cambridge revolves around the dynamic university community, fostering intellectual growth and cultural exchange. The plethora of cosy cafes, like the popular Fitzbillies or Hot Numbers, become havens for study sessions and socialising. Students often find solace in the tranquil green spaces, such as Parker's Piece, ideal for leisurely strolls or impromptu picnics.

The Fitzwilliam Museum stands out as a must-visit cultural hub, showcasing a diverse array of art and artefacts. For a more casual outing, the Cambridge Market offers an eclectic mix of local produce and artisanal goods. Student-centric events, like May Week celebrations or the famous Cambridge Union debates, enhance the social fabric of the city, providing ample opportunities to engage with peers. Punting along the River Cam is not only a scenic activity but also a favourite pastime for students seeking a break from academic rigours. In addition to its academic and cultural allure, Cambridge boasts a lively nightlife that caters to the student population. The ADC Theatre, run by students, showcases a variety of performances, from plays to comedy acts, providing entertainment tailored to diverse tastes. The city's diverse cuisine options, including local favourites like The Eagle pub or the multicultural MillWorks, ensure that students can embark on culinary adventures.

Overall, Cambridge's blend of academic excellence, cultural richness, and student-friendly activities make it a captivating place to live and learn. The city is full of things to do and places to see, ensuring that you can always find some type of amusement if you need it. Additionally, with so many options

Cambridge Tourist Attractions

Known for its academically excellent and world-renowned universities and colleges, Cambridge boasts the highest concentrations of preserved historic buildings in England. All these attractions are at a very short distance from our options for student accommodation in Cambridge UK. Here are some of the most famous tourist attractions:

1. King's College Chapel

2. The Mathematical Bridge

3. Great St. Mary's Church / The Round Church

4. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

5. Museums of Cambridge, Technology, and Science

6. Market Square

Top universities In Cambridge

In addition to having some of the best options for student housing in Cambridge, Cambridge is also home to some of the best universities in the world.These universities not only foster the overall growth of the students, but also offer the best quality of education. From ancient colleges to modern research institutes, Cambridge offers a rich and diverse academic environment for students and scholars alike. Some of the top universities include:

1. Trinity College

2. Queens’ College 

3. King’s College 

4. University of Cambridge

5. St Andrew's College

7. Anglia Ruskin University

8. St Giles Cambridge

9. Regent Cambridge

10. Bellerbys College (Cambridge Campus)

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