When one is based at Austin St James Road, he/she can reach University of Leicester in 15 minutes or De Montfort University in 24 minutes. Its a 32-minute stroll to the city centre, and 14 minutes to the train station. One can start his/her day with a jog around the shaded pathways of Victoria Park, which is a seven-minute walk from your Leicester university accommodation. Afterwards, refuel at Room V. Grab an iced coffee to go, or make plans to meet friends for delicious breakfast waffles. Spend weekends browsing the boutiques in The Lanes, then make way to the Cultural Quarter to catch a show at Curve Theatre or watch an indie movie at Phoenix Cinema & Art Centre.

At students Leicester student accommodation, one can choose between an ensuite room in a shared flat, or a self-contained studio. If one chooses an ensuite room, he/she will share kitchen facilities. There are communal areas for all residents, including a laundry and rear garden. Regular parties, events and training courses mean its easy to make new friends. Students will find a single or double bed, desk, and wardrobe in their room, and theres a weekly cleaning service and 24/7 maintenance. Bills are included in the rent, and theres CCTV security.


1. University of Leicester:

Walking - 15 mins

2. De Montfort University:

Walking - 24 mins

3. Train station:

Walking - 14 mins

4. City centre:

Walking -  32 mins

5. Victoria Park:

Walking - 7 mins

Apartment Facilities

Housekeeping service

Community Facilities

Bike Storage
Onsite Security
Common Room
On Site Maintenance


Standard En Suite BedroomSold Out£130 - £146/week
Lease Duration43 week - 51 week
Available from18-09-2019
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area10 - 11 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen


You will have you private bedroom and bathroom with a large shared kitchen. Room size around 10-11 m with a single bed.

Premium En-Suite BedroomSold Out£140 - £156/week
Lease Duration43 week - 51 week
Available from18-09-2019
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area12 - 15 sqft
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

Housekeeping service

You will have you private bedroom and bathroom with a large shared kitchen. Room size around 12-15 m with a single bed.

Cancellation Policy

Once your booking is accomplished, your reservation fee is not refundable. If you have already signed the tenancy agreement, youll still be responsible for the full rent unless an eligible replacement tenant is found. 

If youre unable to study in the city booked due to rejected visa or university offer, you may be eligible to be released from the agreement. Documents below must be provided within 7 days from the date the results are published.

a written rejection letter from the chosen university/college or UCAS or a screenshot of the UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved; 

or a copy of the proof of acceptance of the new university by UCAS adjustment. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a couple share one room?

This varies for different accommodation and different room types. Please ask our booking consultant for confirmation via online chat, emails or phone calls.

How to secure a room?

We will secure the room for you upon receiving your inital payment (including your reservation fee and security deposit).

Can I choose where I wish to live?

Yes. As long as there is availability, your requirement will be fulfilled to the most extent.

Apart from the rent, what else do I need to pay?

* Reservation fee to book the room (The Foundry: 100; Other accommodation: 400)

* Security deposit to prevent damage to property (350)

Your security deposit will be registered with the government scheme DPS (Deposit Protection Scheme) or TDS Custodial (Tenancy Deposit Scheme). The deposits will be returned to you after the check out based on the condition of your room.

How long can the tenancy be?

The standard length of UNINN tenancy agreement is 43/44, 47 and 51 weeks. Some student accommodation is available for short let (should be 6 weeks or above), please contact our booking consultant for more details via online chat, emails or phone calls if you are interested.

When do I need to pay reservation fee, security deposit and the rent?

* Reservation fee and security fee: you need to pay this within 48 hours when you book a room with us.

* Rent: you need to pay your first installment or your full rent at least 10 working days before you move into the property (The deadline of paying your first installment or your full rent for this year is 15.08.2018).

* Please note: Paying rent by installments is only allowed to the students who can provide guarantor information. The guarantor should hold British passports and workin the UK; or a qualified UK guarantor service providing agency. You can choose 2 or 3 installments as you wish, but you need to provide the following documents: filled guarantor forms, bank statements of guarantors and pay slips of guarantors). Please contact booking consultant for more information if you are confused.

Who can book a room?

Only full-time students are able to book a room with us. When you book a room, you will be asked to provide certificates of student status (e.g. CASConfirmation of Acceptance for Studies, student ID, valid student visa, etc.).

Can I move in early?

At the moment, apart from The Foundry Newcastle, all our tenancy options are fixed. If your move-in date may be different from the official check-in dates shown on the website, you need to check with our booking consultant for confirmation.Please note, once you've signed up your tenancy agreement, you wont able to change your check-in date shown on your agreement.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Yes, there is laundry in each property.

Does you provide cleaning service?

Regular cleaning services are provided in all communal areas including cluster kitchens. Residents are responsible for the cleaning of bedrooms and also daily cleaning in kitchens.

Can I smoke in my room or the student accommodation building?

No, our property is smoke free. Smoking is not permitted in the premises including studios/en-suite rooms and communal areas. However, a designated smoking area is allocated in the courtyard.

Is the room furnished?

Yes, all rooms are furnished with quality furniture provided.

Is there any social space?

Yes, our property has fantastic social space for students to socialise. There will be on-site events held for tenants to meet more people, to understand culture from all over the world and to be connected with employers.

Is my booking fee fully refundable? / Will I be charged if I cancel before the agreement starts?

Once your booking is accomplished, your reservation fee is not refundable, but your security deposit can only be fully returned if you can prove that you are unable to acquire the UK visa or you are going to study in a different city (e.g. evidences of rejections from universities and UK Home Office).

Can I move out during the agreement?

Yes, you can. However, please note you are still responsible for paying the rent until you find another student to be your substitute tenant. You and your substitute tenant must inform the landlord and accomplish administration works accordingly. Admin fee is applied.


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