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Parham Student Village, Canterbury
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Parham Student Village, Canterbury

Parham Rd, Canterbury, CT1 1TA, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Parham Student Village is a wonderful student accommodation in Canterbury. It offers various types of rooms including a single bedroom with shared facilities, en-suite, non-ensuite rooms, and two-bed flats. Christ Church University is 11 minutes by bus and Canterbury College takes about 15 minutes.

Features

This property features many types of comfortable rooms that will make your stay worthwhile—did I forget to mention that the rooms are affordable too?  Every kitchen has a laundry facility so you don't have to wait for your turn. Comfortable beds, plenty of desk area, and storage space will give a good experience, free parking, communal lounge and TV, bike storage, and a Laundry room, are a few of the amenities.

Location and What's Hot?

This property is located on Parham road in Canterbury. Grocery stores, pharmacies, and supermarkets are located all around to make living easier for you. You will find many famous restaurants like Tacos Locos, Bill's Canterbury Restaurant, and the Corner House nearby. In your free time, you can explore many places around including Westgate Gardens, Greyfriars Gardens, and Canterbury Cathedral.

Commute

You can take away the worry of commuting as this student house in Canterbury is well connected with public transport. By taking a short stroll, you can reach the Hawthorn Avenue bus stop and Farleigh Road corner bus stop. For long travels, you can board a train at the nearest train station: Canterbury West in 7 minutes by taxi. So book this student housing in Canterbury for a great experience.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Heating
Wifi
Electricity
Water

Common Amenities

All utilities included in rent
On site Maintenance team
Bike Storage
Parking
Outdoor Area
Communal Lounge

Cancellation Policies (4)

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    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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Payment Policies (5)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 3, 4, 10 flexible instalment plans.
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  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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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: 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.

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.

What do I 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: 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.

  • 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.

What if I want to cancel my booking?

Our 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 property and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and 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 I 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.

Can I live at a property?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us 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 property, 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 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.

Does My Rental Price Include Insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some these properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and property is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Does my rental price include insurance?

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?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways: You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank. 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.

  • Online via by logging into your student account.
  • 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.

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, 1 month 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 I pay my rent?

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, 1 month 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.

What's 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 their 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 have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I 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.

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 I 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 need a guarantor?

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

What can I 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 Homes for Students 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 do I book a viewing?

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

How do cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact 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 I 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.

What do need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID.

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 property. 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.

Is there car parking facilities for when move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

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Student Accomodations in Canterbury

Canterbury Student Accommodation

Canterbury is a bustling city where finding student accommodation can be an overwhelming task. But not with amber, as we have got you covered with a range of comfortable rooms at affordable prices. Canterbury is one of the most student-friendly towns in the United Kingdom. Some private student accommodations in Canterbury are close to prestigious institutions like Christ Church University, Stafford House Canterbury, Canterbury College and the University of Kent.

You will get a range of options to choose from. When browsing student accommodation in Canterbury, you will find a broad range of comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly ensuites, studios, shared apartments and private student residences. The student houses in Canterbury range from options that are easy on the pocket to include all bills. The city comprises all the student accommodation in Canterbury UK, that cater to every basic need of the pupils. Housing options are also available for students looking for short-term tenancies in Canterbury. Some of the best options for student apartments in Canterbury include Parham Student Village, Canterbury, Canterbury Student Village, Canterbury, Riverside, Canterbury, and Alma Court, Canterbury.

About Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic town in the United Kingdom and has been a major pilgrimage site for over 800 years. It is also known as the cathedral and university city of England. Thousands of students flock to Canterbury to make their careers in prestigious universities in the town. Canterbury’s picturesque is something one can experience while walking down the cobbled streets, shopping in some traditional marketplace and eating a native Canterbury treat. The city is also home to some of the best universities in the world.

Canterbury offers green spaces like Westgate Gardens, providing students with a serene retreat for both study and relaxation. Boasting a pedestrian-friendly city centre, it provides easy access to numerous cafes, restaurants, and pubs, catering to diverse tastes and budgets. The city's strategic location ensures excellent transport connectivity, facilitating exploration within the region and beyond. Canterbury's arts and entertainment scene, encompassing theatres, galleries, and live music venues, adds a cultural dimension to students' experiences. With a commitment to student well-being, both universities offer robust support services, including counselling and career guidance, ensuring that students thrive academically and personally in this dynamic and welcoming city. Canterbury is not just a city with a rich history and stunning architecture; it's a dynamic and welcoming place for students, offering a blend of academic excellence, cultural diversity, and a vibrant lifestyle.

Best Student Accommodation In Canterbury

Whether you’re looking for private student accommodation in Canterbury or shared, you’ll find a wide variety to choose from when booking with amber! We provide a selection of ensuites, non-ensuites, and student studios in Canterbury, each with its own level of privacy and community living, ensuring you don’t compromise on your new home away from home. Not only do these options for student accommodation in Canterbury come fully furnished, but they also come with a variety of common amenities that the residents of that particular Canterbury student accommodation have access to, making their day-to-day experience a lot more enjoyable and comfortable. Let’s take a look at some of the best student homes in Canterbury:

1. Riverside, Canterbury

2. Canterbury Student Village

3. Parham Student Village

4. Alma Court, Canterbury

Cost Of Living

Canterbury is one of the most affordable cities in the United Kingdom. Compared to other cities in the world, living a comfortable life in Canterbury is pretty easy if you know how to manage your budget. Below is a list of some expenses you should keep in mind as a student living at a student accommodation in Canterbury.

1. Restaurants: £12-60/month
2. Groceries: £100-120/month
3. Transportation: £80-100/month
4. Utilities: £200-240/month
5. Clothing: £40-100/month

Student Travel Canterbury

The local bus system that runs in Canterbury and East Sussex is Stagecoach. Canterbury is Kent's central public transport, so commuting for students will be straightforward. Students can look for information regarding routes and timings on Canterbury West and East railway stations, and Google is always there to rescue them. Additionally, some universities have partnerships with Stagecoach to provide students with concessions in daily travel as well. Have a look at some additional modes of transport available:

1. Bus

The city has an efficient public bus system that connects different parts of Canterbury and the surrounding areas. A bus ticket for a single day will cost around £4.30 as a regular traveller and £3.30 as a student.

2. Train

Canterbury has a railway station, providing students with easy access to train services. The train station connects Canterbury to other major cities in the UK, making it convenient for students who want to explore beyond the local area.

3. University Shuttle Services

Some universities in Canterbury offer shuttle services for students, connecting different campuses and facilities. These services can be especially useful for students who need to commute between different parts of the university.

4. Walking and Cycling

Canterbury is a pedestrian-friendly city with well-maintained sidewalks and designated cycling lanes. Many students prefer walking or cycling, especially within the city centre, as it's a convenient and eco-friendly way to get around.

5. Carpooling and Ride-Sharing

Carpooling and ride-sharing have become popular among students. Various platforms allow students to share rides, reducing transportation costs and contributing to a more sustainable and communal travel experience from their student accommodation in Canterbury.

Student Lifestyle And Living In Canterbury

Canterbury provides students with all-encompassing experiences in the form of global exposure, socialisation and unique opportunities. The area ensures that students get a unique experience while living comfortably. The city has a plethora of options and opportunities to find the best version of yourself. The best part about Canterbury is that it has some of the best locations to hang out with friends. The city is crammed with clubs, bars, events and cafes. Some include Club Chemistry and Chill Nightclub and the University of Kent’s own campus nightclub, The Venue. Based on the reviews, the favourite pub of students would be The Penny Theatre which serves good grubs, exciting quiz nights and excellent food. The town is lively and filled with festivities taking place every now and then.

Some notable places for students to explore while staying at their student accommodation in Canterbury include Westgate Gardens, a picturesque spot for relaxation and study, and the Marlowe Theatre, which hosts a range of cultural events. Canterbury Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as an iconic landmark and a source of inspiration for students. The city's pedestrian-friendly layout makes it easy for students to navigate, and the well-connected transportation system allows for exploration beyond the city borders. Canterbury's cultural diversity, coupled with its rich history, creates a dynamic atmosphere that fosters personal growth and academic success, making it an ideal and enriching location for students.

Canterbury Tourist Attractions

Canterbury has a rich cultural heritage and history associated with it. It is one of the few things that attracts explorers and students from all over the world. Some of the tourist attractions in Canterbury are listed below.

1. Westgate Towers Canterbury

2. The Old Weavers House

3. Canterbury River Cruise

4. Crooked House of Canterbury

5. The Parrot

6. Canterbury Cathedral

Universities In Canterbury

The main aim of students coming to Canterbury is they want top-class education from the world’s most prestigious universities. Studies and the university lifestyle and opportunities they provide attract students the most. Some esteemed universities to aim for are listed below.

1. Christ Church University
2. Canterbury College
3. University for the Creative Arts
4. University of Kent
5. University of Essex
6. University of East London(Dockland campus)
7. Stafford House Canterbury
8. St. Peter's School of English

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