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Alma Court, Canterbury
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Alma Court, Canterbury

Military Rd, Canterbury, CT1 1DD, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at Military Rd Canterbury CT1 1DD, UK, Alma Court Canterbury is a well-known student accommodation offering a comfortable living experience for students. This property features a variety of room types, such as Classic Studio, Gold Studio, Classic Plus Ensuite, Silver Studio, and Classic Ensuite, all fully furnished to cater to the needs of every student. Students can choose from accommodations that provide amenities like fully-equipped kitchens, abundant storage, and cozy study spaces. Alma Court is conveniently located near several educational institutions, including Stafford House Canterbury, Canterbury College, University of Kent, Girne American University, Christ Church University, St. Peter's School of English, and the University for the Creative Arts, making it an ideal pick for students seeking Alma Court Canterbury student accommodation.

Canterbury provides students from all walks of life with a fascinating and enriching experience due to its vibrant atmosphere and diverse culture. Choosing Alma Court Canterbury student accommodation not only means living in comfort but also immersing oneself in the rich educational and cultural landscape of Canterbury. This historic city is renowned for its prestigious universities and colleges, with a vibrant student population that contributes to the dynamic atmosphere of the area. The city of Canterbury boasts attractions such as the famous Canterbury Cathedral and the St. Augustine's Abbey, enriching the students' experience with its deep historical roots and stunning architecture. With student-focused amenities like a games area, gym, and study areas, Alma Court Canterbury provided by Now Student Living, becomes more than just a place to stay - it's a hub for student life and learning. Whether you're studying late into the night or looking to unwind, everything you need is right around the corner. Embrace the blend of tradition and modernity at Alma Court Canterbury, your ideal student base in this ancient, yet ever-evolving city.

Features

Stepping into Alma Court Canterbury assures a delightful living experience tailored to students in Canterbury. Each room type, from the Classic Studio to the Classic Plus Ensuite, has been designed with meticulous care, ensuring that residents relish in comfort and style. Rooms at Alma Court Canterbury student accommodation come fully furnished, some equipped with state-of-the-art televisions and comprehensive kitchen, proper storage, desk and chair for study purposes, making each space feel like a true home away from home.

For those with a penchant for convenience, storage solutions are abundant, so residents can maintain a clutter-free and serene living space. The Silver Studio and Classic Ensuite, like all other accommodations, provide an enchanting retreat after a bustling day at any nearby universities like the University of Kent or Canterbury College. The journey to academic excellence is complemented by a range of common amenities. A vibrant Games Area and fully-equipped Gym & Fitness centre serve as perfect counterbalances to academic pressures, encouraging a healthy and social lifestyle. The Study Area is a quiet haven for productivity, while the Laundry Facility adds to the convenience with hassle-free garment care. Engaging Social Events, helmed by the warm staff, foster a sense of community and belonging among dwellers of Alma Court Canterbury student accommodation. Managed with dedication by now student living, this property does more than provide a place to stay; it curates a student experience that will be cherished for years to come. It’s not just living, it's living inspired at Alma Court Canterbury.

Location and What's Hot?

Alma Court in Canterbury offers the ultimate convenience for students, as it is situated near prestigious universities and educational institutions. Christ Church University, Canterbury College, and St. Peter's School of English are all within easy reach of Alma Court. Staying at Alma Court ensures that you can fully immerse yourself in the vibrant student life of Canterbury, with easy access to campus facilities, libraries, and extracurricular activities.

Regarding daily necessities, you'll find several grocery stores nearby, including Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local, where you can easily stock up on groceries and everyday essentials. Need a caffeine fix or a cosy spot to study? Canterbury is brimming with charming cafes. Head to Starbucks Coffee for artisanal coffee and mouth watering pastries, or visit Fringe + Ginge Coffee for a sweet treat and a relaxing ambience. Some other recommended cafes in Canterbury around Alma Court are A La Turka Northgate, My Chai and Bagel Brunch. Immerse yourself in Canterbury's rich history and culture by exploring the numerous museums and landmarks. Pay a visit to the Canterbury Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a stunning architectural marvel, or dive into the city's past at the Canterbury Heritage Museum. Food enthusiasts will be delighted by the diverse culinary scene in Canterbury. From traditional British fare to international cuisine, you'll find various restaurants to satisfy your taste buds. Enjoy a hearty meal at The Thomas Tallis Alehouse, renowned for its pub classics, or indulge in authentic Italian dishes at The Ambrette. You can also walk to restaurants like Bella Italia, Rodizio Rico, and Franzos to grab a quick bite. In the evenings, Canterbury comes alive with vibrant bars and pubs. Grab a drink with friends at The Penny Theatre, a popular rock-themed pub, or experience the lively atmosphere of Boom Battle Bar Canterbury, known for its live music and events.

Commute

Travel accessibility in Canterbury is incredibly convenient when you choose Alma Court as your student accommodation. Just a short distance away, you'll find Kingsmead Roundabout bus stop, St Thomas' School bus stop, and Civic Centre bus stop. These bus stops provide excellent connectivity to different parts of the city, allowing you to navigate Canterbury easily. Additionally, Canterbury East Train Station is within proximity to Alma Court. This train station offers convenient access to regional and national rail services, making it easy to explore other cities or travel further afield.

What will you get

Bills Included

WiFi
Water
Electricity
Heating
Contents insurance

Common Amenities

Games room
Master the art of pool or table football
Free gym
Study rooms
Outdoor study pods
Laundry with ease using our card-operated washers and dryers

Cancellation Policies (4)

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    This property offers cooling-off period.
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Payment Policies (4)

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    This property requires booking deposit.
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  • Payment instalment plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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  • Mode of payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pick my own room?

Absolutely! You can choose the floor, flat, and room numbers that you want. The Residence Team can help you figure out which room would be best for you.

Can I live with friends?

Definitely! If you’re interested in living in a cluster flat with your friends, just let us know who you want to live with, and management will do management best to make it happen. Be aware, Management are more likely to be able to facilitate this early in the year, with many sites selling out the closer management get to September.

How do I know who I’m living with?

When you’re booking your room, you can see the gender, year, and university of your flatmates. Management don’t give out names for privacy reasons, but you can get a better idea of who you’ll be living with via management residents groups that are shared prior to check-in.

When can I move in?

About four weeks before your move-in date (selected when booking), you’ll be able to book a move-in slot that works for you. If you need any support for accessibility or travel reasons, be sure to let us know at this stage. If you need an early check-in, management may be able to help too, just reach out to your Residence Team and they’ll be happy to let you know availability and pricing.

Do I need a deposit?

Unlike many other providers, management don’t require a deposit to secure your booking. Instead, management ask for an advance rent payment, which management’ll take off your first rent instalment. It’s like a little gift to yourself when September rolls around!

What if I have additional needs?

Management have permanent accessible and temporary adaptable access rooms available to suit your needs. For more information about these rooms, please contact the teams directly.

What if my student loan is late?

If your student loan payment is late, please get in touch with the Residence Team at your location for advice.

How is my rent paid?

You can pay by logging in to the StuRents Portal using your reference number and password. Payments can be made via direct debit or bank transfer.

How is my rent paid as an International student?

As an international student, you can pay via bank transfer (Transfermate) or credit card (please note this may incur a transaction fee). For more information, refer to your booking documents or contact your site team.

What do I do if I am not completely satisfied?

If you’re not completely satisfied with your stay, don’t worry, management’re here to help! Management take all complaints seriously and will do management best to fix any issues as soon as possible.

Can I bring my pet with me?

As much as management love pets, unfortunately, they’re not allowed in management accommodation – sorry!

What about a TV licence?

If you want to watch TV in your room, you’ll need a TV licence – unless management tell you otherwise.

Can I have friends to stay?

You’re welcome to have guests stay in your room, but management ask that you limit it to no more than three consecutive nights.

Will my flat get cleaned?

Your student room and shared areas will be spotlessly clean when you arrive, but after that, it’s up to you! Don’t hesitate to ask management Residence Teams for advice or help if needed.

What if I have an issue with my room?

Need something repaired? Just let management Residence Teams know in person, via email, or phone call, and management will get management on-site team to fix it as soon as possible.

Am I allowed to smoke at the property?

All management student accommodation is smoke-free, so please use designated smoking areas outside the buildings or in the courtyards.

How do I connect to the internet?

Connecting to the internet is easy – just connect your devices to the wireless network on arrival. You can also use an Ethernet cable, which you can plug into the network wall socket in your room.

Are my things covered by insurance?

Management include free contents insurance for every student that opts to live in one of management buildings. Once you’ve registered with My Endsleigh, you can instantly access your cover details and policy documents to check exactly what’s included and have the option to upgrade the level of cover if needed. Their claims team is on hand to advise whenever needed.

What can’t I do in my accommodation?

For health and safety reasons, management don’t allow candles, incense burners, deep fat fryers, or any electrical appliances that don’t comply with British standards and statutory regulations. Please don’t bring any of these on-site.

Who will come into my room?

Management carry out room inspections three times a year and occasionally health and safety checks, but management will always give you at least 24 hours’ notice before entering your room.

How much fridge space is there in the studio rooms?

All studios come with a small fridge with a freezer compartment.

Can I bring my rice cooker/electric pressure cooker?

Sorry, but management don’t allow rice cookers or electric pressure cookers – their high voltage can be dangerous.

Do you have an airport pickup service?

Management don’t offer airport pick-up services, but property locations have great transport links with buses, trains, and taxi services available. If you need help organising your transport then feel free to reach out to the your Residence Team.

What if I need to leave before my tenancy ends?

Management may have Tenancy Takeover options available, but it’s best to contact our Residence Teams for the most up-to-date information.

Will my bedroom be inspected when I move out?

Yes, your room will be inspected at least three times during your tenancy for maintenance checks. Any maintenance issues, damage, or missing items will be logged and addressed accordingly. After each visit, you will be informed of any issues found, and if there will be any charges for correcting them.

Do I need to move out for the holidays?

No, you don’t need to vacate your room during the holiday breaks. Your room is yours for the entire duration of your tenancy, and you only need to move out at the end of the agreement.

What if I want to stay over summer?

You can book your room for the entire year (51 weeks) or opt for a shorter tenancy where available and extend it for the summer period. Get in touch with the Residence Team at your chosen location for more information.

How do you protect my money?

Management take the protection of property clients’ money seriously, and as such,  management third-party operator for Irish buildings, Fresh, are members of The property mark Client Money Protection Scheme.

What size is a small double bed?

A small double bed, also known as a 3/4 size bed, measures approximately 120cm wide x 190cm long.

Can I still receive deliveries?

Depending on your location, your post may be delivered directly through your door by Royal Mail or collected from on-site post boxes. You can receive larger parcels at reception, but unfortunately management can’t accept liability for any loss or damage.

Can I/my friends park at the building?

Most of property buildings don’t have allocated visitor parking, but there are nearby locations for you to park. Contact the Residence Team at your chosen location for more information.

How do I wash my clothes?

There are on-site laundries with washers and dryers at all property locations. You can pay for these via an app on a pay as you go basis.

Does my room come with bedding etc?

Property rooms come totally empty, ready for you to make your own. If you need bedding or kitchen packs, management have got you covered!

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Student Accomodations in Canterbury

Canterbury Student Accommodation

Canterbury is a bustling city where finding student accommodation can be an overwhelming task. But not with amber, as we have got you covered with a range of comfortable rooms at affordable prices. Canterbury is one of the most student-friendly towns in the United Kingdom. Some private student accommodations in Canterbury are close to prestigious institutions like Christ Church University, Stafford House Canterbury, Canterbury College and the University of Kent.

You will get a range of options to choose from. When browsing student accommodation in Canterbury, you will find a broad range of comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly ensuites, studios, shared apartments and private student residences. The student houses in Canterbury range from options that are easy on the pocket to include all bills. The city comprises all the student accommodation in Canterbury UK, that cater to every basic need of the pupils. Housing options are also available for students looking for short-term tenancies in Canterbury. Some of the best options for student apartments in Canterbury include Parham Student Village, Canterbury, Canterbury Student Village, Canterbury, Riverside, Canterbury, and Alma Court, Canterbury.

About Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic town in the United Kingdom and has been a major pilgrimage site for over 800 years. It is also known as the cathedral and university city of England. Thousands of students flock to Canterbury to make their careers in prestigious universities in the town. Canterbury’s picturesque is something one can experience while walking down the cobbled streets, shopping in some traditional marketplace and eating a native Canterbury treat. The city is also home to some of the best universities in the world.

Canterbury offers green spaces like Westgate Gardens, providing students with a serene retreat for both study and relaxation. Boasting a pedestrian-friendly city centre, it provides easy access to numerous cafes, restaurants, and pubs, catering to diverse tastes and budgets. The city's strategic location ensures excellent transport connectivity, facilitating exploration within the region and beyond. Canterbury's arts and entertainment scene, encompassing theatres, galleries, and live music venues, adds a cultural dimension to students' experiences. With a commitment to student well-being, both universities offer robust support services, including counselling and career guidance, ensuring that students thrive academically and personally in this dynamic and welcoming city. Canterbury is not just a city with a rich history and stunning architecture; it's a dynamic and welcoming place for students, offering a blend of academic excellence, cultural diversity, and a vibrant lifestyle.

Best Student Accommodation In Canterbury

Whether you’re looking for private student accommodation in Canterbury or shared, you’ll find a wide variety to choose from when booking with amber! We provide a selection of ensuites, non-ensuites, and student studios in Canterbury, each with its own level of privacy and community living, ensuring you don’t compromise on your new home away from home. Not only do these options for student accommodation in Canterbury come fully furnished, but they also come with a variety of common amenities that the residents of that particular Canterbury student accommodation have access to, making their day-to-day experience a lot more enjoyable and comfortable. Let’s take a look at some of the best student homes in Canterbury:

1. Riverside, Canterbury

2. Canterbury Student Village

3. Parham Student Village

4. Alma Court, Canterbury

Cost Of Living

Canterbury is one of the most affordable cities in the United Kingdom. Compared to other cities in the world, living a comfortable life in Canterbury is pretty easy if you know how to manage your budget. Below is a list of some expenses you should keep in mind as a student living at a student accommodation in Canterbury.

1. Restaurants: £12-60/month
2. Groceries: £100-120/month
3. Transportation: £80-100/month
4. Utilities: £200-240/month
5. Clothing: £40-100/month

Student Travel Canterbury

The local bus system that runs in Canterbury and East Sussex is Stagecoach. Canterbury is Kent's central public transport, so commuting for students will be straightforward. Students can look for information regarding routes and timings on Canterbury West and East railway stations, and Google is always there to rescue them. Additionally, some universities have partnerships with Stagecoach to provide students with concessions in daily travel as well. Have a look at some additional modes of transport available:

1. Bus

The city has an efficient public bus system that connects different parts of Canterbury and the surrounding areas. A bus ticket for a single day will cost around £4.30 as a regular traveller and £3.30 as a student.

2. Train

Canterbury has a railway station, providing students with easy access to train services. The train station connects Canterbury to other major cities in the UK, making it convenient for students who want to explore beyond the local area.

3. University Shuttle Services

Some universities in Canterbury offer shuttle services for students, connecting different campuses and facilities. These services can be especially useful for students who need to commute between different parts of the university.

4. Walking and Cycling

Canterbury is a pedestrian-friendly city with well-maintained sidewalks and designated cycling lanes. Many students prefer walking or cycling, especially within the city centre, as it's a convenient and eco-friendly way to get around.

5. Carpooling and Ride-Sharing

Carpooling and ride-sharing have become popular among students. Various platforms allow students to share rides, reducing transportation costs and contributing to a more sustainable and communal travel experience from their student accommodation in Canterbury.

Student Lifestyle And Living In Canterbury

Canterbury provides students with all-encompassing experiences in the form of global exposure, socialisation and unique opportunities. The area ensures that students get a unique experience while living comfortably. The city has a plethora of options and opportunities to find the best version of yourself. The best part about Canterbury is that it has some of the best locations to hang out with friends. The city is crammed with clubs, bars, events and cafes. Some include Club Chemistry and Chill Nightclub and the University of Kent’s own campus nightclub, The Venue. Based on the reviews, the favourite pub of students would be The Penny Theatre which serves good grubs, exciting quiz nights and excellent food. The town is lively and filled with festivities taking place every now and then.

Some notable places for students to explore while staying at their student accommodation in Canterbury include Westgate Gardens, a picturesque spot for relaxation and study, and the Marlowe Theatre, which hosts a range of cultural events. Canterbury Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as an iconic landmark and a source of inspiration for students. The city's pedestrian-friendly layout makes it easy for students to navigate, and the well-connected transportation system allows for exploration beyond the city borders. Canterbury's cultural diversity, coupled with its rich history, creates a dynamic atmosphere that fosters personal growth and academic success, making it an ideal and enriching location for students.

Canterbury Tourist Attractions

Canterbury has a rich cultural heritage and history associated with it. It is one of the few things that attracts explorers and students from all over the world. Some of the tourist attractions in Canterbury are listed below.

1. Westgate Towers Canterbury

2. The Old Weavers House

3. Canterbury River Cruise

4. Crooked House of Canterbury

5. The Parrot

6. Canterbury Cathedral

Universities In Canterbury

The main aim of students coming to Canterbury is they want top-class education from the world’s most prestigious universities. Studies and the university lifestyle and opportunities they provide attract students the most. Some esteemed universities to aim for are listed below.

1. Christ Church University
2. Canterbury College
3. University for the Creative Arts
4. University of Kent
5. University of Essex
6. University of East London(Dockland campus)
7. Stafford House Canterbury
8. St. Peter's School of English

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