Newarke Point, Leicester

Newarke Cl, Leicester, LE2 7GY, United Kingdom
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0.6 mi from Leicester
0.6 mi from City Center( 13m. 13m. 9m)
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De Montfort University | 0.2 mi
Echo Factory University | 0.8 mi
No Visa No Pay
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Wi-Fi
Laundry
Recycling
Common Area
Bike Storage
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About the Property

Located at Newarke Cl, Leicester, LE2 7GY, Newarke Point Leicester, stands out as a premier student accommodation. Students seeking dwellings in Leicester will find Newarke Point accommodation offering a selection of Classic Studios, Classic Ensuites, Premium Range 1 Studios, and Premium Range 1 Ensuites tailored to meet their needs. Conveniently, Newarke Point is a few minutes from esteemed institutions like University of Leicester, De Montfort University, and Leicester College, making it a highly sought-after location. Other academic hubs include Coventry University, University of Warwick, and Loughborough University, among others.

Leicester, a city known for its rich history and diverse culture, is an excellent destination for students. Home to various universities and colleges that feature high academic rankings, Leicester boasts a significant student population, which adds vibrancy and dynamism to city life. Living in Newarke Point Leicester means being in the heart of a city celebrated for its educational opportunities and cultural significance. Leicester is renowned for its diversity and multiculturalism. It has a large population of South Asian descent, particularly Indian and Pakistani communities, contributing to a vibrant cultural scene and culinary offerings. The city has a diverse economy with strengths in manufacturing, retail, and the service sector. It's also known for its vibrant markets and shopping areas. Leicester hosts various events throughout the year, including the Diwali celebrations, which are among the largest outside of India, and the Leicester Comedy Festival, one of the biggest comedy festivals in the UK. Students can breezily explore the city's numerous historical landmarks, enjoy the multicultural festivals, or delve into the buzzing arts scene. Newarke Point accommodation in Leicester, offered by Unite Students, ensures a comfortable and convenient stay. Notable attractions around the area and the city's prominence make Newarke Point Leicester an optimal choice for student housing.

Features

Optimally located in the vibrant city of Leicester, Newarke Point Leicester offers students a comfortable and stylish living experience close to various universities. Each living space, from the Classic Studio to the Premium Range 1 Ensuite, ensures that students feel right at home with modern, fully furnished rooms equipped with a cosy bed with a bedside table, complete with a desk chair for studying. The kitchen area includes a breakfast bar with cooking hobs, microwave, oven, and fridge freezer. For convenience, there's a dustpan and brush, a vacuum cleaner, and a mop and bucket. The living space is furnished with a sofa, coffee table, and stools. The bathroom is well-appointed with a shower, washbasin, toilet roll holder, and bathroom mirror. Additionally, there's ample storage with a wardrobe and under bed storage. Students can keep organised with a noticeboard for reminders and an ironing board for maintaining a smart appearance.

In Newarke Point Leicester, residents benefit from secure bike storage, laundry facilities, and vending machines for added convenience. Car parking is available on-site for an extra charge, along with recycling facilities and optional printing services. Newarke Point Leicester features a welcoming common area and outdoor social space, ideal for gatherings and relaxation. For academic needs, there are communal study spaces equipped with Wi-Fi. Safety is prioritised with CCTV, a fire system, and secure access. An on-site service team provides 24/7 assistance and maintenance support, ensuring residents' comfort and security. Additionally, contents insurance is included, offering peace of mind to students in this vibrant and student-friendly environment.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated in the heart of Leicester, Newarke Point Leicester student accommodation offers an unbeatable location for university enthusiasts. Just outside your door, you'll find the vibrant culture and history that Leicester is known for. Catering to the academic community, this accommodation is surrounded by several prestigious institutions, including the University of Leicester, De Montfort University, and Leicester College, and a short commute away from Loughborough University and Loughborough College. Students living at Newarke Point accommodation will enjoy nearby access to a plethora of eateries and leisure spots.

Savour a meal at popular restaurants like Shree Krishna Vada Pav (SKVP) - DMU Leicester and Domino's Pizza - Leicester - De Montfort, indulge in a hot cup of coffee at the renowned Bru Coffee & Gelato, or enjoy a night out at The Cookie, known for its live music and events. For grocery runs, the convenience of Tesco Express ensures you're never short on supplies, while the Leicester Market offers fresh produce and unique finds. Recreational activities and relaxation spots are abundantly scattered around Newarke Point DMU. Victoria Park provides a green retreat for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle, while the New Walk Museum brings in a dash of culture with its splendid exhibits. Healthcare needs are readily met with the proximity of Leicester Royal Infirmary and the Royal Leicester Infirmary A&E, ensuring peace of mind for both students and parents. When it comes to retail therapy, the Highcross Shopping Centre boasts an array of high-street brands and independents to suit every style. History buffs will relish the historical prominence of Leicester Cathedral and the picturesque Castle Gardens, which are sure to become favourite weekend haunts. With Newarke Point accommodation in Leicester, students can seamlessly blend their academic pursuits with an evocative mix of cultural, social, and recreational activities.

Commute

When it comes to exploring Leicester, the students residing at Newarke Point Leicester have a plethora of convenient travel options right at their doorstep. West Bridge (Stand FF) and New Park Street are the nearest bus stops. The Leicester station is the nearest tram and rail link. The surrounding area is well-served by a range of public transport, ensuring a smooth and easy commute to various destinations around the city. The Newarke Point Leicester student accommodation boasts a strategic location that promises an excellent and hassle-free commuting experience for all its residents.

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Cancellation Policies (4)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Student Accomodations in Leicester

Leicester Student Accommodation

For students studying in Leicester, opting for student accommodation Leicester options outside the university campus can offer numerous benefits. Not only does off-campus housing present a more diverse range of living experiences, but it also allows for greater independence and the opportunity to explore the city’s vibrant culture and amenities. Amber simplifies this search by providing students with an easy-to-navigate platform for finding suitable accommodation options.  With amber, finding student accommodation Leicester choices near top educational institutions such as Leicester College, Arden University, and Coventry University, is straightforward.

Amber’s listings showcase a variety of room types and properties strategically located to ensure students' convenience. Whether you opt for a private studio or a shared student apartment in Leicester, comes with amenities designed to support student lifestyle needs, such as Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and common study areas. Some of the top student accommodation Leicester options include Salisbury Road, Tudor Studios, Regent Road, and many more.

About Leicester

Leicester, a city steeped in rich history, stands prominent in the heart of England. Renowned for its grand Leicester Cathedral and the discovery of King Richard III's remains, Leicester is a tapestry of past and progress. With a bustling student population, Leicester is alive with youthful energy, contributing significantly to the local ethos. Leicester's educational landscape is illustrious, with established institutions such as Leicester College and acclaimed universities like Coventry University and The University of Nottingham International College located nearby. This city has become a hub for higher learning, attracting an international student community. As a result, student accommodation Leicester choices have flourished, providing diverse living solutions that cater to varying needs and preferences. From the architectural wonders of the New Walk to the lively streets of the Narborough Road locality, each area presents a unique charm, enhancing the living experience for Leicester's inhabitants. The blend of historic allure and academic excellence makes Leicester an attractive destination for students seeking a vibrant city life alongside a commendable education. Thus, the Leicester student housing options offered through amber are designed to meet the diverse needs of this active learner community, ensuring a comfortable and enriching stay in this illustrious English city.

Best Student Accommodation Leicester

Relocating to Leicester for higher education brings the thrilling opportunity to explore off-campus student accommodation. These living quarters are crucial for those desiring a blend of independence, affordability, and a sense of belonging away from home. Student accommodation Leicester options provide students the freedom to carve their own space, manage their personal and academic lives, and immerse themselves in diverse cultures. Moreover, with options ranging from ensuite rooms in communal student rooms to self-contained studio apartments, every student can find their perfect fit, fostering an environment conducive to both study and social life. Here are some of the top student accommodation Leicester options:

1. Filbert Village, Leicester

2. Collegiate Merlin Heights, Leicester

3. Upperton Road, Leicester

4. The Summit, Leicester

5. The Tannery, Leicester

6. Newarke Point, Leicester

7. Liberty Park, Leicester

8. Ben Russell Court, Leicester

9. iQ Grosvenor House, Leicester

10. Nimi Halls, Leicester

Cost of Living

Understanding the cost of living in Leicester is crucial for students planning their finances while studying away from home. Housing, as a significant part of the expenses, can be managed through options for Leicester student accommodation, but day-to-day costs must also be anticipated. The average cumulative monthly cost of living in Leicester is approximately £850 - £900 per month, affecting students' lifestyle choices and overall experience in this vibrant city. Other expenses include:

1. Food: £140 - £160 / month

2. Gas and Electricity: £10 - £15 / week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £20 - £30 / week

4. Dinner At a Restaurant: £10 - £20 / week

5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week

7. Clothing: £50 - £100 / month

8. Travel (Buses, Trams, Trains): £40 - £60 / month

Student Travel in Leicester

When planning for student accommodation in Leicester, an important factor is the ease of travel to and from your university and around the city. Leicester boasts a well-connected and student-friendly public transport system that makes getting around both simple and affordable. Students residing in the many student accommodation Leicester options can take advantage of various transportation options, including buses, trains, and an extensive network of cycling routes. Let's delve into the specifics of these transportation modes:

1. Buses

Leicester’s bus network provides frequent services to key areas in the city and surrounding regions. Travelling by bus is cost-effective, with fares typically starting from around £1.20. Students can benefit from travel cards such as the 'Flexi Adult Day' or 'Group Day' tickets for unlimited travel, allowing for budget-friendly commutes to universities.

2. Trains

The city is served by Leicester Railway Station, which offers excellent connectivity to various parts of the UK. Students commuting to Coventry University or Nottingham Trent University's Clifton Campus may find trains a convenient option. Costs can be reduced with railcards such as the 16-25 Railcard, which offers up to a third of rail fares.

3. Cycling

With dedicated bike lanes and cycle paths, cycling is a popular and environmentally friendly way to get around Leicester. It allows students to bypass traffic during peak hours and promotes an active lifestyle. Additionally, most student accommodation Leicester options also come with dedicated bike storage spaces for added convenience.

4. Taxis

Leicester City Council issues licences for taxi operators and carries out inspections to ensure that standards are maintained. Taxis must display their licence details, and students usually see these next to the registration plate at the vehicle's rear and inside the car above the front passenger seat.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Leicester

Delving into the student lifestyle and living in Leicester offers a glimpse into a vibrant, multi-cultural city teeming with life and academic vigour. Students can readily find student accommodation Leicester choices that are not only convenient but designed to meet their specific needs, ranging from shared student apartments to private studios. Hangout spots are abundant, with a collection of delightful cafes and eateries such as The Coffee Counter and popular student bars like Soar Point within a comfortable radius. Leicester's famed Victoria Park serves as a green oasis, perfect for a restful afternoon or a break between lectures. Furthermore, the cultural scene booms with energy, offering everything from the annual Leicester Comedy Festival to immersive arts events at the Curve Theatre.

Catering to a cosmopolitan palate, the student accommodation Leicester range offers easy access to the city's diverse restaurants, where students can savour flavours from around the globe. The buzzing arcades and shopping venues ensure retail therapy is always an option. And for music lovers, Leicester doesn't disappoint, with festivals and live gigs adding to the locality's dynamic charm. Whether it's the history woven into the pavements of the Old Town or the modern appeal of the Highcross shopping centre, student life in Leicester is as enriching as it is entertaining. This city, steeped in culture and innovation, makes Leicester student accommodation not just a place to stay but a significant chapter in the storied university experience.

Leicester Tourist Attractions

Leicester is replete with historical treasures and modern attractions. It is the perfect backdrop for those who are looking for student accommodation Leicester options close to educational institutions. Here are some top attractions:

1. Leicester Cathedral

2. National Space Centre

3. King Richard III Visitor Centre

4. Leicester Market

5. New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

6. Jewry Wall Museum

Universities in Leicester

Leicester, renowned for its academic excellence, is home to some of the most prestigious and revered universities. Students from around the globe choose Leicester for its vibrant student life and varied educational opportunities. Here are some of the top universities near Leicester student accommodation options:

1. Leicester College

2. Arden University

3. Coventry University

4. Nottingham Trent University (Clifton Campus)

5. The University of Nottingham International College

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