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Hythe Mills, Colchester
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Hythe Mills, Colchester

Hawkins Rd, Colchester, CO2 8JX, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Hythe Mills, situated at Hawkins Rd, CO2 8JX, United Kingdom, turns out to be a perfect choice for student housing in Colchester. Hythe Mills Colchester is one of the most popular student accommodation in Colchester City Centre, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. Hythe Mills offers a comfortable and affordable student living experience that caters to the diverse needs of students who want to study abroad, making it the preferred Colchester student housing. There are many top-tier universities, such as The University of Essex and University Campus Suffolk, which is just a drive away from the Colchester student housing. At Hythe Mills student accommodation, you can find a wide range of stylish en-suites and spacious studios with amber.

Colchester, a town with a background nestled in the beautiful countryside of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal experience for students looking to immerse themselves in culture and receive top-notch education. Situated in a lively neighbourhood, Hythe Mills is within easy reach of the University of Essex, renowned for its academic prowess and international student community. Colchester is well known for its sites, such as Colchester Castle and the lovely Colchester Zoo, which offer a captivating blend of culture and entertainment. The town boasts a variety of cafes, British pubs and delightful restaurants, making it a paradise for food lovers. With its scene and easy access to the English countryside, Colchester ensures that students have numerous activities to enjoy in this picturesque location. Hythe Mills Colchester is a great option for students who are starting their educational journey in this captivating town. Its outstanding facilities and prime location make it the ideal place to stay, providing a welcoming environment throughout their adventure.

Features

Hythe Mills student accommodation in Colchester offers a range of features and amenities designed to provide students with a comfortable and convenient living experience. The Hythe Mills student accommodation provides contemporary and well-designed student rooms and apartments to cater to different students' preferences. This property offers a wide variety of ensuites ranging from classic ensuites, standard ensuites and premium ensuites. You don't need to worry about these student accommodations as they are well-equipped and furnished with every student's essential needs.

The Hythe Mills Colchester property offers a bed and a television in every bedroom. Moreover, each room comes with a desk and chair to create a study environment. The shared kitchen is fully functional and equipped with appliances such as a microwave, cooker and fridge-freezer. Furthermore, there are facilities provided for activities including a gym, games area and pool table.

Apart from these, other common amenities include access to services like parking, laundry facilities, 100Mbps WiFi, secure bike storage, CCTV surveillance, safety deposit boxes and regular onsite maintenance. Hythe Mills Colchester property is well-maintained while keeping in mind the needs of international students. Living in Colchester student housing offers a range of amenities, creating an environment that meets the accessibility needs of students. It's a great option for individuals who want to balance their endeavours with an enriching urban experience.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated in the town of Colchester, Hythe Mills student accommodation is perfectly situated for students seeking convenience. With its proximity to the University of Essex, University Campus Suffolk, University of Suffolk, and Anglia Ruskin University, Hythe Mills Colchester stands as the top-notch option for student housing in this area. Based on this, it can be deduced that when it comes to universities, Colchester's charm is unmatched, and no one can take that away.

Hythe Mills Colchester offers a location with plenty of amenities and attractions. Whether you're searching for a café to study in or a pub to relax at on weekends, Colchester has everything you need. Popular places like The Minories and The Purple Dog are choices for a night out with friends. The area has a welcoming atmosphere that perfectly suits the student lifestyle. You will find many Colchester restaurants and bars like Bamboo Vietnamese Restaurant and Artilleryman Bar in this popular area. Many cities' retail and leisure hubs are near this and another popular road called Royal Parade.

Furthermore, you'll also find WelPharm Pharmacy and Starry Mart, just a couple of minutes from the property. Dive into the town's history by exploring sites such as Colchester Castle or indulge in contemporary entertainment options found in the heart of the town. When it comes to shopping and leisure, make sure to explore the areas of Culver Square and Lion Walk Shopping Centre. With all these vibrant locations in Colchester, it has become a dream destination for international students who want to study abroad.

Commute

Colchester offers transportation options that greatly facilitate student travel within the city. It makes it convenient for students to navigate the surrounding areas efficiently and affordably. Hythe Mills Colchester stands out from student accommodation choices because of its proximity to bus stops, eliminating any concerns about transportation. You can easily catch a bus from Station Road, Maudlyn Road or the Tesco Store bus stops, which are within walking distance. For longer trips, you can hop on the Colchester Hythe Railway Station to explore nearby places like Ipswich.

Additionally, Colchester also provides taxi services to visit nearby places like restaurants, pubs, museums, and parks. Overall, Hythe Mills Colchester is a central hub for students who want to pursue higher education, vibrant nightlife and a rich cultural environment. Don’t wait for the opportunity to slip away; grab your Colchester student housing seat now with amber.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Up To 100Mbps* WiFi
Electricity
Water
Gas
Content Insurance

Common Amenities

Air Conditioning
Free Parking
Recycling
Study Room
Pool Table
Disabled Access

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Payment Policies (4)

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    This property offers 1, 3, 4, 10 flexible instalment plans.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Apply For Dual Occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

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 they 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 they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

What Do 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 they 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 they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

What If Want To Cancel My Booking?

Their full termination policy is within your online account.

You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. They will refund the full security deposit.

Please note, £20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.

If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find another tenant that is acceptable to accommodation and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and a have the necessary student status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-let they will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction of £50 for the variation of the contract.

Can Book If I'm Under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they 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.

They can accept under 18s in some of their properties subject to their Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

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. They 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 Book A Viewing?

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

Can I Book A Room Without A Viewing?

Yes.

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 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 their current residents.

I'm In A Different Country How Do View A Property?

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

How Do Pay My Rent?

  • Online.
  • 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). International bank      transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you      account for this amount.
    You may also make payment by bank transfer.      Please contact your property team directly or request bank details  
    Please note, you will never be asked to      make a payment to any other bank account for any reason.

    They do not accept cash payments for any      reason.

    If you are ever asked to make a payment      into a different bank account, or if you are ever asked to pay cash to      anyone for any reason, DO NOT make any payment.

Can 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, 14 days 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 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.

Whats 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 Pay My Rent?

All rent that is due must be paid before check in. if you are having difficulties, please contact the property team prior move in to enable them to assist you

What If Don't Have A Uk Guarantor?

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

They do not accept YourGuarantor.com.

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 Pay My Rent From Overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I Need A Guarantor?

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

What Can 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 I'm 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 accommodation 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 Much Are Deposits?

Deposits vary by property 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 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 Essential Student Living. 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)Is There Car Parking Facilities For When I Move In Some properties have car parking facilities available, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

Can I Live At Property?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does My Rental Price Include Room Cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are Pets Allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at accommodation, except registered assistance dogs.

What Can I Bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for their 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 Choose Who I Live With?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow their ‘create application’ link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I Choose My Room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which they will do their best to accommodate, however 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, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I Have To Move Out During The Holidays?

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

Can 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 specified in your tenancy agreement.

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.

Does My Rental Price Include Car Parking?

The property provide free car parking.

Does the accommodation comply with the Scottish letting Agent Code of Practice?

Yes they do.

What kind of social amenities does Hythe Mills have?

Hythe Mills offers various social amenities designed to cater to your needs, whether you seek social interactions, physical fitness, personal entertainment, or a comfortable living environment. Here are a few examples:
  • Modern Common Rooms:Enjoy the company of friends or find moments of solitude in our contemporary common rooms designed for socialising and relaxation.
  • Well-Equipped Gym:Work towards your fitness goals using our top-quality exercise equipment in a state-of-the-art gym facility.

How safe is Hythe Mills?

At Hythe Mills, we prioritise safety and have implemented CCTV cameras throughout the premises. Additionally, a safety deposit box is available, and contents insurance is included for added security.

How often are amenities cleaned?

All shared communal areas and amenities are cleaned on a weekly basis to ensure a clean and comfortable environment for all residents.

How fast is the internet connection?

We provide a 200Mbps internet connection with wired access. While actual internet speeds may vary, an estimated speed of 100Mbps is typically maintained, subject to the time of day and the number of users utilising the service simultaneously.

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Student Accomodations in Colchester

Colchester Student Accommodation

Finding Colchester student accommodation can be tedious, but it can also be smooth and hassle-free. Amber offers comfortable student accommodation in Colchester at a reasonable price. Students can find student accommodations around many renowned universities, such as the University of Essex Colchester Campus, University of Suffolk, and Anglia Ruskin University etc.

The City of Essex has everything, from opulent student accommodation in West Colchester to cost-effective accommodation for students in Greenstead, Colchester. The student accommodation is designed keeping in mind students' comfort. Everyone can find something interesting to do in the city. The colchester student houses offer accommodation options like private accommodations, shared accommodations, customised accommodations etc.

Colchester offers student accommodations  with the best amenities and facilities. Students seeking short-term rentals in Colchester can opt for accommodation alternatives as well. Some of the most preferred options for student accommodations in Colchester are 27 Magdalen Street, The Maltings, and Elmstead Place etc.

About Colchester

Colchester is a town in the county of Essex, in southeast England. In Castle Park, Colchester Castle is a vast Norman Castle built on the foundations of a Roman temple. Colchester is situated on the River Colne and is located 80 kilometres (50 miles) northeast of London. Colchester is also close to the city of Ipswich. Notable universities around the area include University Campus Suffolk, Regent Cambridge, University of Essex, etc.

The Jumbo Water Tower and Colchester Town Hall are noteworthy landmarks. The Colchester City Council looks after the governance of the city. Colchester is famous mainly for its culture, which is depicted in various museums, arts, sports, and archaeological parks. Colchester is the land of upmarket department stores that include brands like H&M, Primark, boots, and many other independent stores where one can shop.

Best Student Accommodation in Colchester

Finding the right Colchester student accommodation is one of the top priorities for students in the midst of several challenges. Proximity and distance from the university are some of the highly determining factors for booking student accommodation in Colchester. Students usually consider sustainability, lifestyle, and transit options before finalising student accommodation for themselves.

Colchester is the ideal option for students because it is home to numerous prestigious institutions and universities. When considering Colchester student houses, students must stick to their preferences. Amber offers some of the best options for Colchester student accommodation. Colchester student houses consist of several amenities that live up to the calibre of infrastructure found in Essex and the places around it. Here are some of the best student accommodations in Colchester to make your student stay comfortable.

  1. The Maltings
  2. 27 Magdalen Street
  3. Enso
  4. Hythe Mills
  5. Elmstead Place
  6. University Quays
  7. The Meadows
  8. The Copse

Cost of Living in Colchester

Colchester is an expensive city to live in for students studying at the university. Although prices differ according to localities, students must prepare their finances well. Careful assessments and planning can prevent last minute expenses. It is advised to keep around £1,000 - £1,500 aside every month for personal expenses.

  1. Food: £100- £150 /week
  2. Gas and electricity: £50- £70 /week
  3. Internet & mobile phone: £30- £50 /week
  4. Dinner at a restaurant: £50- £150 /week
  5. Laundry: £25- £40 /week
  6. Stationery and Textbooks: £20- £30 /week
  7. Clothing: £30- £55/month
  8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £60- £100/month

Student Travel Colchester

In general, the English transportation network is among the world's most efficient. Colchester, being an English city, is not an exception. Due to its location in a prestigious county like Essex, the region has excellent access to a comprehensive public transportation system.

One can explore the other parts of the city via public transport and experience hassle-free travel. There are various ways to commute from one place to another via train, bus or cycling. Students can go through the transportation options to travel given below.

  1. Train: Colchester has a dedicated metro rail system that runs from Colchester to Cambridge to London and many UK cities, starting from Colchester railway station and nearby stations. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations, so students don't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends.
  2. Bus: Colchester's bus network runs 24 hours a day, with more than 100 buses running up and down the city. Students can take buses from Colchester City Interchange near the City Centre that connect to all national highways of England. There are hundreds of local bus stops present at every corner of the city, designed to cater to local and national travellers. The average bus fare in Colchester is around £1-1.20/day. Students can also choose a 'Colchester Borough Card' bus pass that heavily reduces local transport expenses by significant margins.
  3. Cycling: You can also explore local parts of the city by cycling. For example, you can visit Colchester's exclusive cycling areas, like its famous Lexden Park.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Colchester

Numerous students and adults agree that the county of Essex is among the most tranquil and pleasant locations to live. The well-known Essex community of Colchester undoubtedly benefits a lot from Essex. Your life and study in Colchester will be extraordinary as a student.

Visitors can visit various restaurants, museums, and parks and catch a glimpse of the city's culture and history. The city also offers a vibrant and dynamic student life.

Due to the university's location on the outskirts of the city, Colchester has a small but self-contained nightlife. Numerous bars and clubs are exclusively for students and are located on campus. Three Wise Monkeys is a gin bar and tap house, and ATIK is a popular nightclub among students.

Along with a few theatres, there is an Odeon movie theatre where one can watch movies. While the Headgate Theatre is a little more secluded, the Mercury is the larger venue, attracting tours, bands, and well-known comedians. The Colchester Institute's Creative Arts Live showcases live performances from artists in all branches of the performing arts.

As a result, their annual lineup covers everything from rock to classical, opera to hip-hop. Thus, getting student accommodation in Colchester is a smart choice. Students get to enjoy a vibrant atmosphere while living in student properties in Colchester. Further, students can hangout in exotic places like Zizzi, The Playhouse located nearby on weekends.

Colchester Tourist Attractions

There are many tourist attractions in the Colchester neighbourhood, located in Essex. In order to relax and take a break from classrooms, students can go to various locations like Castle Park, Colchester Zoo, etc. Students can visit these locations for much less cost if they have their respective student ID cards on them. Students can collect their ID cards from their respective universities. Students may visit Colchester tourist attractions like:

  1. Colchester Zoo
  2. Beth Chatto's Plants & Gardens
  3. Castle Park
  4. Cudmore Grove Country Park
  5. Colchester Castle Museum
  6. West Mersea Beach
  7. Marks Hall Estate
  8. Highwoods Country Park
  9. Firstsite
  10. St. Botolph's Priory

Universities in Colchester

Many students travel to Colchester every year to pursue higher education at some top-notch universities. The universities offer a high education quality and an excellent student life with the various activities that are conducted on the campus, making sure the student learns everything theoretical and practical application of the same. There are some of the best Universities in Colchester.

  1. University of Essex, Colchester Campus
  2. University of Suffolk
  3. Anglia Ruskin University
  4. Regent Cambridge
  5. St. Giles, Cambridge
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