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iQ Century Square, Sheffield

Radford St, Sheffield, S3 7AZ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Looking for the best student accommodation in Sheffield? IQ Century Square Sheffield is a popular Sheffield student accommodation offering ensuites, studios, and bedroom apartments like gold ensuite, Bronze ensuite, gold studio, and many others with a wide range of amenities and easy access to major attractions. The postal code of iQ Century Square Sheffield is S3 7AZ, United Kingdom. With its prime location, iQ Century Square Sheffield offers the perfect blend of elegance and convenience, ensuring an unparalleled living experience. Located on Radford St in the heart of the city, this student accommodation is only a few minutes away from the University of Sheffield and a short walk from Sheffield Hallam University. iQ Century Square Sheffield proves to be a convenient and ideal home away from home for students.

Sheffield is a city of culture and has an incredibly warm and welcoming environment. Its green and vibrant infrastructure and environment never let students have a dull moment here. There is plenty for students to do in Sheffield. There is something for everyone, whether you enjoy the outdoors or simply want to relax at a cafe. If you are looking for a home away from home in Sheffield, you should definitely check out iQ Century Square Sheffield student accommodation since it is one of the popular options among students. iQ Century Square Sheffield is specifically designed and built for students by keeping in mind their comfort and needs. This property, with newly renovated rooms and amenities, provides student housing in the heart of the University of Sheffield student community. This accommodation is popular among students because of its proximity to many universities and the modern facilities and amenities provided. iQ Century Square Sheffield is surrounded by many things to do and places to visit, such as Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Weston Park Museum, Kelham Island Museum and many more.

Features

Indulge in a lifestyle of modern sophistication at iQ Century Square Sheffield, where every aspect of your living experience is carefully curated for comfort and convenience. Revel in the ease of inclusive bills covering WiFi, heating, water, and electricity. Unwind in the serenity of your room, complete with free WiFi, a small double bed, study desk and chair, wardrobe, storage, mirror, and a well-appointed ensuite featuring a shower and washbasin. Enjoy your breakfast at the convenient breakfast bar, store your essentials in the bedside cabinet, and stay organized with the noticeboard. Beyond your private haven, discover shared spaces designed to enrich your daily life, including free Wi-Fi, complimentary contents insurance, secure bicycle storage, a vibrant social hub, an onsite gym, and dedicated study spaces. Immerse yourself in cinematic experiences in the cinema room or take a leisurely ride with the convenience of the bicycle store. Your safety is our priority, with CCTV, round-the-clock security, and additional peace of mind with contents insurance. At iQ Century Square, discover a residence where room features, communal amenities, and security measures converge to create an exceptional living experience. Please note that pets are not allowed as per property rules.

Location and What's Hot?

Since this Sheffield student accommodation is a stone’s throw away from the Sheffield train station and all the major universities, it proves to be an ideal student accommodation and student housing property. There are many renowned universities in and around this area. The University of Sheffield is just a few minutes walk away, Sheffield Hallam University is a short drive away, and Sheffield College is just a few minutes away.

Sheffield will let you enjoy your college days to the fullest. This city offers a vibrant student life. The accommodation is surrounded by a fleet of restaurants, cafes, and pubs where you can go and unwind over the weekend. You can visit  El Paso and Smoke BBQ and The Street Food Chef for amazing food and BBQ. Gatsby Bar and Vodka Revolution Sheffield are some of the amazing bars and pubs located near this property where you can relax with your friends and enjoy a pint or two. Feeling Monday blues but not necessarily on a Monday? Hop over to Ponderosa park for some fresh air any time you wish. There are many eateries, bars, landmarks, and shops nearby in the city centre for you to explore. On the weekends, skateboard at Devonshire Green with your friends or take a break at the lovely Crooks Valley park. The quick trip will make last-minute grocery shopping a breeze, and a tram stop is just outside the door that will take you straight to the city's Moor Market. This area has something for everyone. If you are craving some adventures, recreational activities like rock climbing at the Foundry Rock Climbing Centre are for all trekking and climbing enthusiasts. At the same time, the National Videogame Museum is where you can learn to play different types of video games, from retro arcades to the most advanced VR games! You can also choose to visit Graves Art Gallery and West Street Live.

Commute

IQ Century Square is one such Sheffield student housing that is located close to the transit points right in the heart of the city, making it easier for students to travel. IQ Century Square is conveniently located such that within a few minutes stroll, you can access bus stops such as St Meadow Street/Hoyle Street and St Philips Road/Jericho Street. Missed the bus? Netherthorpe Road tram stop is just a few minutes walk from the property. The redundancy of transport ensures you can never miss your classes or those cafe plans with friends.

What will you get

Bills Included

WiFi
Heating
Water
Electricity

Common Amenities

Free WiFi
Secure bicycle storage
Social hub
Onsite gym
Study space
Cinema room

Cancellation Policies (5)

  • No visa no pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
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  • No place no pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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  • Replacement tenant found
    This property allows cancellation upon finding replacement tenant.
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Payment Policies (4)

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  • Payment instalment plan
    This property offers 1, 2, 4 flexible instalment plans.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are sites secure?

Each site is covered by CCTV and has onsite security staff, with staff present 24 hours a day. There is also a digital entry system at each building. You should not allow people to ‘tailgate’ – that is, hold the door open for people behind you as you enter

Can I book if I'm under 18?

Property does not accept parental responsibility for occupiers under the age of 18. they require that all tenants living at one of our properties in England and Wales to be over the age of 17 or turning 17 during the academic year booked to live at accommodation, and tenants living in our Scottish properties to be age 16 or over. Exceptions to this rule are available in selected cases through prior arrangement. If in doubt, please contact your preferred site and the team will be able to advise you.

Can I bring a TV?

If you want to bring a TV, check that your room has a TV point and don’t bring one larger than 21”. You can’t mount your TV on the wall, so make sure it’s free-standing. While all TVs provided by Property in communal areas accessed by all residents are covered by a TV Licence, you will need to buy your own licence if you bring your own TV or if there is one already in your room or shared kitchen & living area. If you’re unsure, please check with your site team. For details of licensing requirements regarding catch-up TV and online streaming, please refer to your resident handbook, ask your site team or contact TV Licensing.

Can I bring my bike?

Yes – most  sites have a secure bike store that is free to use for all residents. You will need to register and tag your bike with our team when you arrive.

Can I bring my car?

Some of our sites have limited parking, including in some cases disabled parking bays. However, as our locations are generally close to universities and local amenities, a car shouldn't really be necessary. If you do want to arrange parking, speak to your site team as soon as possible - any spaces available are likely to be reserved very quickly.

Can I bring pets?

Sadly, they do not allow pets at Property. However, they make an exception for residents who require the assistance of a trained and registered Service Dog or Assistance Dog. Any requests for emotional support animals that are prescribed by a licensed mental health professional are assessed on a case by case basis.

Can I choose where my room is in the building?

Yes, you can specify where you would like your room to be – from those which are still available – at the time you book.

Can I choose who I live with in a shared flat?

Our online booking system will show the gender of those who have already booked a room in your chosen flat, if this information is available. If you want to make a group booking with people you already know, our group booking procedure will help you do this.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes, it's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally. All overnight guests should only stay in your own room and for no more than 3 nights within a 7 day period. they would ask you to respect your fellow residents and let your flatmates know as well as sign in your guest at reception.  You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring to your site. Due to COVID-19, they may need to make changes to our guest policy in accordance with Government guidance.

Can I make a group booking?

Yes. If you’d like to share with friends, you can find and select rooms in the same flat on our booking portal. Alternatively, please speak to a member of the site team and they will be happy to help you.

Can I move in early?

Yes, they can often arrange this. Please contact your property site directly to see if they have availability or alternatively login to the resident portal to see it is possible to book your room for an early move in.

Can I move out early?

You can move out whenever you are ready but the contract you have with Property is a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and you will still need to pay the full rent until the end of the agreement. The only way to release yourself from the Tenancy Agreement is to find a replacement tenant who will take on the full contractual obligations under the Tenancy Agreement. they will only permit you to do this in the period starting one month after your Tenancy Start Date and two months before your Tenancy End Date (“Permitted Period”).

Can I share my room with my partner?

They offer free dual occupancy across a limited number of our studios where both residents are students. You'll see the dual occupancy symbol next to the room number if it is available when you select the room via the floorplan. We'll ask for your partner's details during the booking stages. Both you and your partner must sign our tenancy agreement and have student status for the duration of the booking. If your partner is not a full time student as well then unfortunately they cannot live with us.

Can I smoke in my room?

No, all accommodation is non-smoking. You may smoke outside in designated smoking areas. Please do not smoke anywhere near other residents’ windows, as the unwelcome smell of smoke can drift into their rooms.

Can I store my stuff with you over the holidays?

Yes, they can arrange temporary storage for possessions you don’t want to take home with you. Just ask your Reception team for details. Alternatively, you can use the Pinglocker app for storage and relocation services they provide nationwide.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No. So please don’t try. If you do find yourself needing to move out for any reason, your site team can advise you on making arrangements to find a replacement tenant.

Can I swap my room?

It may be possible to swap or change your room once you have moved in, subject to availability. A room change fee will apply. To find out if it’s possible for you to change room, please speak to the accommodation manager at your site.

Do I have to be home by a certain time each night?

No, it’s up to you when you come in. If returning late at night, please respect your fellow residents and keep noise to a minimum between 11pm and 7am.

Do I need to clean my accommodation when I move out?

Yes, please make sure your accommodation is clean to avoid any cleaning charges. You can find a checklist  of things to take care of here. For our London residents, if you wish to save time you can use the Pinglocker app to arrange a room clean at an additional cost.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Yes, the vast majority of our sites have a laundry room where you can wash and dry your clothes. These are operated by an independent provider, Circuit Laundry or Miele. You will need to pay to use the machines via a top-up card or their mobile app. For our London residents, Pinglocker provides convenient collection & delivery service for dry cleaning and laundry at an additional cost. You can book these services through Student Sevices on the app – or you can visit PingLocker’s website.

Do you provide bedding?

No, so please bring your own sheets, duvet, pillows, towels etc when you move in – or you may prefer to buy them locally on arrival. Alternatively, you can order a bedding pack online from Pinglocker (along with many other useful items), and it'll be ready and waiting for you when you move in.

Does Property permit the use of drugs at its accommodation?

No, drugs are not permitted and prohibited items will be confiscated. The tenancy agreement gives Property the right to confiscate substances, including ‘legal highs’ without the consent of the resident.

How can I make a complaint?

Complaints can be made directly through the App or by sending an email to the site team or where the appropriate member of Property will seek to find a resolution. They try to resolve any complaints internally, but understand there may be times when this is not possible. Our complaints procedure is detailed here.

How do I cancel my booking?

If  you have entered into the Tenancy Agreement and you wish to cancel your  booking, you will remain liable for the contractual obligations set out  in the Tenancy Agreement and you may not cancel the booking unless you  can provide proof that you fit any of the following criteria and have  not yet collected your key, and provide the evidence required within the  timescales as detailed below: Where the reason for cancellation can’t be proved with supporting  evidence attached to the cancellation request in line with the above,  the student will remain liable for the full contractual rent, unless and  until a replacement tenant is found. The student is responsible for  finding an eligible replacement tenant, although site staff will assist  where possible.   If a replacement tenant is found, once the new replacement tenant has signed their Tenancy Agreement and paid any rent due, the student will  be released from the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement. Any overpaid rent money will be refunded, less an amount  equal to your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee), as a  cancellation fee.
  • You notify us of your intention to cancel your booking prior to 1  August or, if your Tenancy Start Date (as defined in your Tenancy  Agreement) is in any month other than September, 28 days before your  Tenancy Start Date,
  • You notify us of your intention to cancel within 7 days of payment  of your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee) and you have not  collected your keys.
  • Your UK Visa application has been denied.
  • You have not obtained the required qualifications to get into your first University of choice
  • You are deferring your university entry.
Where the reason for cancellation can’t be proved with supporting evidence attached to the cancellation request in line with the above, the student will remain liable for the full contractual rent, unless and until a replacement tenant is found. The student is responsible for finding an eligible replacement tenant, although site staff will assist where possible. If a replacement tenant is found, once the new replacement tenant has signed their Tenancy Agreement and paid any rent due, the student will be released from the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement. Any overpaid rent money will be refunded, less an amount equal to your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee), as a cancellation fee.

How do I get my post / mail?

Your post will be delivered to a lockable post box for your flat. Larger items or those that require a signature on delivery will be retained by Reception. You will be notified if Reception receive an item for you, and you should collect it as soon as possible.

How do I qualify to live at Property?

To qualify as a resident for Property you must confirm that you are a student at a higher education establishment in the UK.

How do I update my marketing preferences?

If you would like to hear from us by email, telephone or SMS please let us know by contacting Email with your preferred contact details.

How much does it cost to live at Property?

Prices vary according to the site and type of accommodation you need – please check the property page of your chosen site to see the current prices and any offers which may be running. Rent is payable in instalments throughout the year, and includes utility bills, contents insurance and free WiFi. Access to most facilities on your site, including gyms and cinemas where available, is included.

How will I get to know people at Property?

Sites are home to an international community of students, often studying at a variety of different institutions, and it’s this diversity which can make living with us such a rewarding experience. They organise regular social events where you can get to know your fellow residents. You will find posters on site telling you what’s coming up soon – or just ask at Reception.

I only have a conditional offer from my university. Can I still book at accommodation?

Yes – if you don’t get the grades you need to be accepted by your chosen university then, subject to the booking terms and conditions, your booking fee will be refunded in full. It may also be possible to transfer your booking to another Property location, subject to availability. Call the site team at the Property location you originally booked with as soon as possible if you need to do this.

In the event of a fire, how can I trust that my accommodation is safe?

The safety and security of our residents is our number one priority. All of our sites are fully compliant with current safety standards. Our accommodation has fire alarm systems in place as well as fire prevention equipment, and they carry out regular testing and evacuation drills. Our buildings are also regularly audited by external, independent consultants. Property has a full-time, highly qualified, Health and Safety team who visit sites regularly. they also use accredited national providers to service and maintain life safety systems. Additionally, all sites have staff present 24 hours a day, seven days a week. they are continually reviewing our programme of security, fire and safety standards. If you would like further information about our ongoing fire safety programme please read our fire safety update.

Is food and drink available on site?

Sites don’t have restaurants or cafeterias, but most sites provide vending machines where you can buy chocolate, crisps, drinks, ice cream and other snacks.

Is there internet access on site?

Yes, all our sites are equipped with WiFi, accessible throughout the building at no extra charge. This service is provided by our internet partners, ASK4. If you have any issues with connecting, you can find their contact details in the welcome pack you will receive on arrival.

There’s damage in the flat, will I be charged for it?

They know accidents can happen, but any intentional damage to property will result in costs being passed onto residents. The cost to remedy any damage to communal areas will result in equal charges if no one accepts responsibility. It’s best to be proactive to avoid any surprise charges for damages. Report any repairs or damage as soon as possible so they can fix it and discuss whether there will be any charges. You can log any repairs via the maintenance section of your resident portal, or on the app.

What can’t I bring?

Your resident handbook contains a list of prohibited items. This includes many items prohibited for fire safety reasons, such as candles, oil burners, gas appliances and fan heaters. Please see the full list below. If you need further guidance on whether an item is permitted or not, please ask your site team before you move in. No weapons or drugs (including ‘legal highs’) are permitted under any circumstances.

What do I need to bring?

You can see what’s included in your room on the room details page for your site. Among the things you will need, or may want, to bring are bedding, towels, toiletries, toilet paper, basic kitchen equipment, hangers, and a computer or laptop. They have compiled a checklist of things you may want to bring - or buy when you arrive.

What happens if I can’t afford my rent?

If you find yourself in financial difficulties, you should speak to your site team as soon possible. Likewise, if the dates your rent instalments are due do not align with the dates you receive your student loan, please let us know and they will try to come to a solution. All residents are required to register a guarantor, who will be ultimately responsible for your rent if you do not make payment. The guarantor will need to provide identification and sign a Guarantor’s Agreement, confirming they agree to act as your guarantor.

What happens to my booking fee?

Your booking fee is non-refundable (except in the limited circumstances listed in the booking terms & conditions). The booking fee is treated as payment towards your first payment of rent and will be credited to your first rent instalment.

When are my instalments due?

Your rent is taken as four instalments spread out throughout the year to make the payments more manageable for you. Click below to find out more about our instalment structure.

Who can be my guarantor?

Your guarantor can be UK or International based, but must be aged 21 or over; not a full time student; or a current resident in an property. If you are unable to pay your rent and/or do not act in accordance with the terms of the your tenancy agreement, your guarantor will be under an obligation to pay any outstanding amounts.

Will my flat be cleaned?

No, that’s down to you and your flatmates. We’ll keep the common areas of the building, like the social spaces, reception and laundry, clean and tidy. Many residents put a rota together so each person in the flat does their bit to keep it clean. If you would prefer to get someone in to do it, you can book cleaning services through the app (provided by Pinglocker  at certain locations) at an additional cost.

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Sheffield Student Accommodation

Sheffield is a lively and bustling city with a huge student crowd flying from overseas to get educated at some of the finest universities in town. Amber makes finding Sheffield student accommodation effortless, so you have one less thing to worry about as you begin your student journey. Sheffield is honestly a very student-friendly city; today, it is home to nearly 60,000 students. The city has a diverse population, with many international students from over 150 countries. The town is also LGBTQ+ friendly, with safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students to feel at home wherever they find student accommodation Sheffield. The rooms at the properties are furnished, have free WiFi and even come with all bills included in the rent. All the student accommodation Sheffield are quite pocket-friendly. Although, the prices usually vary depending on the room type and location. Some of the city's best Sheffield Student accommodation options include The Forge, Central Place, Exchange Works and Steelworks.

About Sheffield

Sheffield, also known as the "Steel City", is a county in South Yorkshire and the area's largest settlement. The city gets its name from the River Sheaf that runs through it. The city played an essential role during the Industrial Revolution and has become a hub for industrial activities. It has become more vibrant and incorporated more greenery into its infrastructure, giving the town a stronger sense of community. The city is now home to many parks and woodlands for students to enjoy during their classes. Whether you enjoy the outdoors or just want to relax at a cafe, there's something for everyone. The city is one of the most student-friendly cities in the UK. Home to many world-renowned universities like the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, the city offers students a chance to pursue high-quality education in an enjoyable environment. The city is also rich in geographical diversity; it is nestled in the foothills of the Pennines in the east, with District National Park in the west and a stream of five rivers in the south, Don, Sheaf, Rivelin, Loxley and Porter. With really high-altitude places as well as low-lying ones, the city is prone to floods quite often. Although the city public system has got all problems covered to ensure hassle-free living. Sheffield accommodations, anyway, are one of the most perfect stays for students who seek comfort and efficiency.

Best Student Accommodation in Sheffield

Searching for suitable Sheffield student accommodation can be tedious for students. Amber does everything from finding a convenient location to booking and handling the booking formalities smoothly. The room options include ensuites, non-ensities, bedroom apartments, studios, etc. To help you in your quest for a place to live, amber provides a variety of possibilities for student housing Sheffield. The following are some of the top student accommodations Sheffield:

  1. Truro Sheffield
  2. Kings Chambers
  3. Leadmill Point
  4. Archways
  5. Central Quay
  6. The Forge
  7. Central Place
  8. Steelworks
  9. Beton House
  10. Brass Founders

Cost of Living in Sheffield

The cost of your student accommodation Sheffield will take up the bulk of your expenses, but there are several other costs to consider while planning your expenses. Monthly expenses in Sheffield can be about £1200-£2000 but will differ depending on personal preferences and needs, but we have tried to estimate the costs to consider when planning your stay. Here is a breakdown of the expenses:

1. Food and Groceries: £150-£250 per month

2. Laundry: £15 - £25 per month

3. Travel: £30-£100 per month

4. Mobile Plan: £40-£100 per month

5. Books and Stationery: £50-£150 per semester

6. Dining and outings: £55 - £105 per month

Student Travel in Sheffield

The city is large, but most Sheffield student accommodation options are well-connected and accessible by public transport. Many of these Sheffield student houses will also be within walking distance of grocery and convenience stores so students can live comfortably. Below are a few convenient ways students can opt for while looking into the Sheffield transport system.

1. Buses: Sheffield is one of the busiest cities in South Yorkshire, thanks to its huge and extremely efficient bus network. Primary bus services like First Bus and Stagecoach run throughout the city, giving students convenient transit options. Students can purchase a weekly bus pass for under £10 or a monthly pass for £30 using student discounts. Most student accommodations in Sheffield have multiple bus stops in proximity.

2. Trams: The Sheffield Tram system was established by the city government of Sheffield, substantially expanding the city's public transportation system. The City Center is connected to well-known locations like Hillsborough, Meadowhall Center, and Halfway by the Supertram. The tram system offers a quick and effective transit means for students hoping to escape street gridlock. A monthly tram pass costs around £40, and a weekly pass costs about £10, similar to bus passes.

3. Cycling: Cycling is still a common option for students in Sheffield because it is inexpensive, practical, and environmentally beneficial. Students may simply cycle to surrounding destinations and neighbourhoods thanks to the abundance of bike-friendly paths and lanes. Most student home Sheffield render bike storage areas for students.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Sheffield

The city is home to various restaurants and bars that students must take the time to check out. Many annual events are hosted in the city for students to attend during their time off. Students can visit famous restaurants in Sheffield, such as Turnip and Thyme, launched by a brother-sister duo. Turnip and Thyme is the perfect restaurant for students wanting to try signature British comfort foods like mac and cheese and roast dinners. If you enjoy authentic Thai food, Lemongrass is the perfect place. The food is flavoured and budget-friendly, ideal for students looking for a cheap but tasty meal. The music festivals in Sheffield are not the ones to miss! The Sheffield Chamber Music Festival is an annual celebration of modern classical and chamber music featuring a range of star-studded guests. The festival also has many activities and events planned for kids and families. In its 18th year of operation, Music in the Gardens started as a one-time event but was renewed by popular demand. It's the perfect event for students who want to enjoy a low-key evening with good music. Sheffield is known for having beautiful scenery and open space, earning the moniker "The Outdoor City."

Sheffield Tourist Attractions

The city has many museums that tourists and residents can visit during their time off. The best part of most of the city's local attractions is that admission into these places is free, so students can spend a lovely evening in a fun place without spending too much money.

1. Sheffield Botanical Gardens

2. Graves Park

3. Kelham Island Museum

4. Weston Park Museum

5. Millennium Gallery

6. Sheffield Cathedral

7. Peace Gardens

8. Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre

Universities in Sheffield

There are many universities in the city where students can pursue higher education. Amber offers student accommodation Sheffield near many of these universities, such as:

1. Sheffield Hallam University

2. The University of Sheffield

3. The Sheffield College

4. Sheffield Hallam University (Collegiate Campus)

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