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Studios 51 is located close to Aston University in Birmingham city centre. Its self-contained student accommodation enjoys the use of social spaces at our adjacent Penworks House.


Just a 7-minute walk from Aston University, Studios 51 is located in Birmingham city centre within easy reach of all the city's attractions. Offering self-contained accommodation in its modern studios housed in a characterful former factory, this property is ideal for postgraduates or those seeking more independence from their student lifestyle.  All studios are equipped with their own kitchenette, living space, double bed and en suite shower room.


Studios 51 is situated next to another iQ Student Accommodation building, Penworks House, and its residents can enjoy the use of all the social and study facilities at this property. The city's other universities are easily reached, with public transport nearby taking you to Birmingham City University, the University of Birmingham and University College Birmingham.

Apartment facilities

Double bed (137 x 190 cm)
Study desk and chair
Wardrobe
Chest of drawers
Mirror
Living area
Shower
Washbasin
Microwave
Hob
Sink
Fridge
Dining area
Free Wifi
Shower
Bookshelf

Community facilities

Secure bicycle storage
Social spaces
Regular social events
Close to universities
Great transport links
24/7 staff presence
Laundry facilities
Close to universities
Outdoor courtyard
Pool table
Table tennis

Bills Included

Water
Electricty
WiFi
Heating

Safety and Security

CCTV

Configurations

Two Bed Apartment£168 - £170/week
Offers3
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Deposit£100

Located in the renovated factory building of Studios 51, each of these stylish apartments is uniquely shaped and laid out.

Whether youre two friends or two couples sharing, theres space, storage and functionality in these great apartments. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£170/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£168/week
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Bronze Studio £184 - £202/week
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area21 - 22 sqm
Deposit£100

Located in the renovated factory building of Studios 51, each of these studios is slightly different in size and shape, but all come with the same great features.

Ranging from 21-22 sq m in size, each Bronze Studio Plus has been recently refurbished to a high standard. With your own study space, kitchen and bathroom, its got everything you need. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£188/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£184/week
Duration:45 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£202/week
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Silver Studio£190 - £218/week
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area21 - 28 sqm
Deposit£100

Located in the renovated factory chic of Studios 51, our Silver Studios are all uniquely shaped and give you approximately 21-28 sq m of floor space. Perfect for those wanting a bit more space with all the essential features like private bathroom and kitchen. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces.


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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£194/week
Duration:27 week
Move in:8 Jan, 2022
£218/week
Duration:7 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£190/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£190/week
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Silver Studio Plus£193 - £212/week
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area22 sqm
Deposit£100

Located in the renovated factory chic of Studios 51, our Silver Studios are all uniquely shaped and give you approximately 22 sq m of floor space with a better layout and natural light. Perfect for those wanting a bit more space with all the essential features like private bathroom and kitchen. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£197/week
Duration:45 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£212/week
Duration:7 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£193/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£193/week
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Gold Studio£194 - £219/week
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area21 - 31 sqm
Deposit£100

Located in the renovated factory chic of Studios 51, our Gold Studios are all unique in shape and give you approximately a generous 21-31 sq m of floor space.

Perfect for those wanting more space, with all the essential features like private bathroom and kitchen, some of these rooms provide single seating or seating for your friends. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£198/week
Duration:35 week
Move in:8 Jan, 2022
£219/week
Duration:45 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£213/week
Duration:7 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£194/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£194/week
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Gold Studio Plus£197 - £216/week/person
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area24 - 30 sqm
Deposit£100

Located in the renovated factory chic of Studios 51, their Gold Studio Plus rooms are all unique in shape and give you a generous 24-30 sq m of floor space.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£201/week
Duration:45 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£216/week
Duration:7 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£197/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£197/week
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Platinum Studio£203 - £224/week
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area32 sqm
Deposit£100

Our top-of-the-range rooms in the renovated factory chic of Studios 51, offering a big 32 sq m of floor space, contemporary high-spec finish, sofa and more.

With all this space, your own private kitchen and bathroom, double bed and stylish interior, youll have the best student living experience possible in our top-end room. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£208/week
Duration:45 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£224/week
Duration:7 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£203/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£203/week
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Platinum Studio Plus£208 - £229/week
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area28 - 42 sqm
Deposit£100

Our top-of-the-range rooms in the renovated factory chic of Studios 51, offering a big 28-42 sq m of floor space, contemporary high-spec finish, sofa and more.

With all this space, your own private kitchen and bathroom, double bed and stylish interior, youll have the best student living experience possible in our top-end room. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces with the added benefit of increased natural light.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£213/week
Duration:45 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
£229/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£208/week
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Bronze Studio Plus£187 - £191/week
Sold Out
Offers3
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£100

Room Features

Double bed (137 x 190 cm)
Study desk and chair
Bedside cabinet
Bookshelf
Full-length mirror
Shower
Washbasin
Free WiFi
Breakfast bar
Fridge and icebox

Ranging from 21-22 sq m in size, each Bronze Studio Plus has been partly refurbished to a high standard. With your own study space, kitchen and bathroom, its got everything you need. The building also features an outdoor courtyard and some great social spaces.

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Duration:45 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£191/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:18 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£191/week
Duration:14 week
Move in:5 Jun, 2021
Sold Out£187/week
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Booking Details

COVID-19 Cancellation Policy

As they have previously stated, they are very keen to ensure that the current circumstances do not deter students from booking their accommodation - or unsettle those who have already booked - for the 2020/21 academic year. they confirm that the protection under their current cancellation policy covers extenuating circumstances including being unable to travel and illness. 

In these circumstances, students who have booked for the 2020/21 academic year - or may wish to book - are eligible to cancel their booking at any time, and property will also fully refund any fees paid. Any cancellation application would go through their  usual channels and the policy and process are here. They hope this gives reassurance to those who have booked - or want to book - that they can do so without suffering any financial consequences, should the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 make them unable to travel in the future. 


Cancellation policy


Cancellation 

They reserves the right to cancel your booking on notice if:

you notify them after the Deadline that you have decided not to enter into the Tenancy Agreement;

they take all reasonable steps to enter into the Tenancy Agreement before the Deadline and you fail to do so, for example, if you fail to complete your application or provide guarantor details and supporting documentation in good time;

you provide them with relevant false or misleading information; and/or

they are prohibited from entering to the Tenancy Agreement because of the Immigration Act 2014 (persons disqualified by immigration status). From the date of cancellation, you will not be liable for the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement, irrespective of whether you have signed it.

They may also terminate your Tenancy Agreement for any of the reasons set out above, as set out in more detail in clause 2.4 of the Tenancy Agreement itself.

If your booking is cancelled in such circumstances, any Booking Fee you have paid will be retained by them


Failure to collect your key within timeframe

If you enter into the Tenancy Agreement, and you then fail to collect your key within 5 weeks of your Tenancy Start Date,they reserves the right to: 

(a) cancel your booking and terminate the Tenancy Agreement and 

(b) re-let your room. In these circumstances any rent paid by you (including any Booking Fee allocated to the first payment of rent) will not be refunded to cover any losses incurred by them for empty unlet rooms.  This provision takes precedence over any provisions in the Tenancy Agreement.


Cancellation by you 

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:

you notify them 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 them 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 failed to obtain the required qualifications to get into your first University of choice. 

Where proof is provided in accordance with these terms and conditions and to our reasonable satisfaction, you will be entitled to cancel the booking and you will not be liable for the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement from the date of cancellation.

All cancellation notifications must be made to them

Evidence required where there is a cancellation by you

Notify them 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.

No further evidence is required beyond notifying them , and your Booking Fee will be returned to you.

Notify them of your intention to cancel prior to 1 August or 28 days before your Tenancy Start Date if your Tenancy Start Date is in any month other than September but more than 7 days after the payment of your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee).

No further evidence is required beyond notifying them

If you notify them prior to 31 May 2021 and you have not stayed with them previously, any Booking Fee will be refunded to you. If you notify us after that date or have stayed with them previously, your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee) will be retained as a cancellation fee.

Failure to get in to your first university of choice 

Should you fail to gain the required qualifications and are not accepted into the University you stated as your first choice, you may cancel your Tenancy Agreement and they will refund any Booking Fee and any rent payments made so long as you provide the following information within the timescales mentioned below: 

Written confirmation from you that you wish to cancel your reservation due to having failed to obtain the required grades for your first choice University; and

Supporting evidence from the University or UCAS.

This information must be provided tothemwithin 72 hours of your exam results being published to be eligible for a Booking Fee refund (if you have paid a Booking Fee). In these circumstances, any Booking Fee and rent payments will be returned in full within four weeks. If you fail to provide the information within 72 hours of your exam results being published, any Booking Fee will be retained as a cancellation fee.

Please note, if you are attending another University in a city where they has a property, their team will be happy to support you in finding suitable accommodation. In this case, any Booking Fee and any rent payments made may be transferred over to your new booking.


Failure to obtain a UK Visa

If you fail to obtain a UK Visa before the start date of your tenancy, they will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any rent payments made so long as you provide the following information:

Written confirmation from you that you wish to cancel your reservation; and


Supporting official evidence to show that the Visa was declined.

This supporting evidence should be supplied to them within 72 hours of you receiving official confirmation. In these circumstances, any Booking Fee and any rent paid will be returned to you within 4 weeks. 

Where the reason for cancellation is not one of the four matters listed above, you will remain liable for the full contractual rent, unless and until a replacement tenant is found for your accommodation. You are responsible for finding an eligible replacement tenant, although site staff will assist where possible. 

If you wish to cancel the booking and a replacement tenant is found, subject to our agreement, you will be released from the contractual obligations set out in the Tenancy Agreement and any overpaid rent money will be refunded to you, less an amount equal to your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee) as a cancellation fee. Please note that all tenancies commence on a Saturday; therefore the relevant site team will confirm your official release date from your contractual obligations under the Tenancy Agreement.

If you cancel the booking, but you enter into a new tenancy agreement with them in respect of a different room within the same academic year, you will be required to pay to them an administration fee of 50.

Payment Details

Booking Info:-

You have to pay a Booking fee to Secure your room


Payment Info:-

You can either pay for the whole year upfront, or in two or four instalments spread throughout the year.


Mode of Payments:-

Credit or debit card or by international bank transfer, or via their partner Western Union.

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?

They require that all tenants living at one of our buildings in England and Wales are over the age of 18 or turning 18 during the academic year booked to live at property 

Can I bring a TV?

If you want to bring a TV, check that your room has a TV point and dont bring one larger than 21. You cant mount your TV on the wall, so make sure its free-standing. While all TVs provided 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 youre unsure, please check with your site team.

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?

No, pets are not allowed  so please do not bring any animals of any sort. This is with the exception of assistance dogs, by prior arrangement.

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 have overnight guests?

Yes. It's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally, but they would ask you to respect your fellow residents and let your site team know. You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring to your site

Can I make a group booking?

Yes. If youd like to share with friends

Can I move in early?

Yes, they can often arrange this.

Can I move out early?

You can move out whenever you are ready but the contract you have a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and you will still need to pay the full rent until the end of the agreement. In exceptional circumstances, the Operations Manager may decide to grant an early release from the tenancy.

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 dont want to take home with you. Just ask your Reception team for details.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No. So please dont try.

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 its 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, its up to you when you come in. If returning late at night, please respect your fellow residents and keep noise to a minimum.

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

Yes, please make sure your accommodation is clean to avoid any cleaning charges.

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. You will need to pay to use the machines via a top-up card or their mobile app.

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.

Does they permit the use of drugs at its accommodation?

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

How do I cancel my booking?

A booking can be cancelled up to and including 31st July of the year when the student was due to move in. The booking fee is non-refundable.

How do I qualify to live ?

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

How much does it cost to live ?

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. 

How will I get to know people at property?

Our sites are home to an international community of students, often studying at a variety of different institutions, and its this diversity which can make living with us such a rewarding experience.

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

Yes if you dont 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.

Is food and drink available on site?

sites dont 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 resident handbook you will receive on arrival.

What do I need to bring?

You can see whats 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.

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.

What happens if my child needs to make a complaint?

They try to resolve any complaints internally, but understand there may be times when this is not possible. 

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