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The Cube, Loughborough
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The Cube, Loughborough

Ashby Rd, Loughborough, LE11 4EX, United Kingdom
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About the Property

The Cube is one of the most popular and lavish student accommodation in Loughborough, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. The property offers you with a wide range of stylish studios and two beds apartments to choose from. Loughborough University is only a 3-minute drive away, and Loughborough College is also nearby, so you'll never be late for your lectures. 

Features

All the rooms here have a cozy double bed, an en-suite bathroom, and plenty of storage space. The shared kitchen is ideal for cooking favourite meals with friends. If you prefer some privacy, the spacious studio rooms are fully self-contained and include fully equipped kitchens with a combi-oven and your own TV. The on-site team organises regular events and competitions to make your stay enjoyable and exciting. If you want to unwind with a movie, chill out in the shared communal lounge, where you can watch TV or play pool with your friends. The Cube has you covered with all utilities included in your rent and internet in every room. 

Location and What's Hot?

At The Cube, you'll be surrounded by the city's finest restaurants and bars, like Wheatsheaf Loughborough and The Priory, making your weekends more fun. Many of the city's retail and leisure hubs are near this and another popular road called Ashby Road

Commute

All residents receive a free Loughborough town bus pass, making it even easier to get around, especially with a bus stop right outside the front door, making getting into town a breeze. You can hop onto a train from Loughborough Central Train Station and visit nearby cities like Leicester or catch a bus from Ashby Road Bus Stop, which is only a short walk away from the property and Yellow Cabs Loughborough Taxi Service is also present near the student housing. 

What will you get

Bills Included

WiFi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Up to 200Mbps Wi-Fi & Broadband throughout
On-Site Maintenance
Flat-screen TV with TV license included
Main Communal Room & Lounge Area
24/7 CCTV
Private ensuites

Cancellation Policies (5)

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Payment Policies (4)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who cleans the room and communal area?

The students are responsible for their own rooms and communal kitchen within the flat. All other rooms and communal areas are cleaned by the site cleaner. 

Which room types are suitable for double occupancy?

Some studios are suitable for double occupancy. Please check with the scheme to confirm prior to booking. If you are taking a double occupancy, then both of you must be full-time students in a UK educational Institution.

How much is the booking fee and what happens to it?

For schemes in England, we charge a booking fee from 150 to 250 which will turn into your deposit once youve moved in. Once your tenancy commences, this deposit becomes your refundable damage deposit.

Can I choose who to live with?

We take booking preferences very seriously and take great pride in being able to accommodate these in most cases. There is a preference box on the booking form which allows the student to put any preferences they might have, for example friends they wish to live with, location of room within the building, same sex cluster flats. We always do our best to accommodate these preferences, if for whatever reason we cant fulfil them we will always try to achieve one or two and notify the student if they arent possible.

Can I book a flat with my friends?

Yes, you can book a flat with your friends.

Am I allowed to have guests?

Yes. It is your home so you are allowed to have guests visiting you. Generally speaking, we offer a maximum stay of 3 days with no additional charge. Extensive stay is not allowed.

Do you provide female only accommodation?

We do provide female only accommodation in some of our schemes but not always possible to accommodation. 

Whats provided in the bedroom? Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Facilities and features can vary from scheme to scheme. Typically, you are provided with a bed, a study with a desk and a chair, book shelves, wardrobe and plenty of storage. Bedding is not provided with each room as most of our students prefer to bring their own.

I have booked a room but failed to obtain a visa, can I cancel my booking?

Yes, you are entitled to cancel your booking but we will need you to provide proof for this.

What are the payment options for international students?

For schemes in England, you can choose to pay the full amount or alternatively you can also pay in instalments. For the latter, you will need to provide a UK guarantor or use our guarantor service provided by our friend Housing Hand.  

Which type of accommodation suits me?

We offer a variety of accommodations for our international students.

What are my options if I dont get on with other flatmates?

If you dont get on with your flatmates, we can help you to sort things out and try to get you to see each others point of view.

How secure is the accommodation?

We want you to feel safe and secure at all times. We understand how important safety and security means to students when it comes to choose a place to live. That's why we've taken our most effort to ensure that we provide the best services so that our students can thoroughly enjoy living with us. We have 24 Hour CCTV Cameras installed in all of our buildings, internally and externally. Secure Key Fob Door Entry & Bedroom Door Locks. There are also locks on all private bedrooms. Our community ambassadors & Out-of-hour security are there to support the community if you have any security concerns; they are there to ensure your security and safety.

Are there social events organised for the residents?

We want our community to suit you. We dont force you to come to parties but we welcome you to come to our events over the year and if you have suggestions for us - even better!

Can I move in before my contract starts?

It is possible but it depends on each scheme.

Can I smoke in the accommodation?

Smoking is prohibited within the accommodation however there is a designated smoking area outside the building.

Can I stay over the winter?

Most of their sites offer summer and winter stays. Please check with the accommodation team for further information.

What documents do I need to check in?

You will need to bring a method of Identification with you to the accommodation, either a Driving License or Passport, a letter of confirmation from the University. They also need a passport photograph.

What’s provided in the bedroom? Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Facilities and features can vary; typically you are provided with a bed, a study with a desk and a chair, bookshelves, wardrobe and plenty of storage. Bedding is not provided with each room as most of their students prefer to bring their own.

Can I choose my room?

Please let us know your room priority and they will try to get you the same room depending on the availability. 

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Student Accomodations in Loughborough

Loughborough Student Accommodation

Loughborough is a pleasant market town in Leicestershire, close to Derby, Nottingham, and the East Midlands Airport. It is well-known for its educational universities as well as its extensive collection of antique artifacts and architecture. Loughborough University and Loughborough College are both located here, with approximately 18,000 students enrolled in these universities' undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, making it easier to find accommodation in

Loughborough. Students look for student accommodation in Loughborough, which is not very far from the universities and also provides easy access to the rest of the city. Amber provides several student accommodation in Loughborough, which ensures a comfortable student stay. The city comprises everything from excellent accommodation to pocket-friendly Loughborough student accommodation. Loughborough student accommodation options consist of comfortable yet budget-friendly ensuites, studios, and shared apartments, including all the bills. Loughborough student accommodation options are also available for short-term tenancies. These student accommodation options offer several amenities and services which take care of students' needs, which one might require while settling in the city. Waterways, The Holt, Foundry 1, and  William Morris Hall are a few recommended Loughborough student accommodation options.

About Loughborough

Loughborough, a quaint town in Leicestershire's Charnwood Borough, has all the makings of a quiet and peaceful lifestyle. It is located just outside the Nottinghamshire border and a short distance from the East Midlands Airport, providing easy access to the surrounding cities. Charnwood Museum, one of the largest museums in town, houses various exhibits dating back centuries that reflect the area's natural history. The Carillon War Memorial is one of the famous landmarks in Queens Park. The Pedestrianised Market Place and Market Street are the center of the city's shopping area, which maintains several original Art Deco buildings, and one of the buildings is home to the town's Odeon Cinema. The city experiences cool summers and mild winters as Loughborough experiences a maritime climate similar to most of the British Isles. A few universities one would want to be a part of are Loughborough University and Loughborough College. Where amber can also help with Loughborough University and off-campus Loughborough accommodation. Loughborough is a lively market town with a vibrant student population and plenty going on in and around the beautiful campus and town. Leicester is only ten minutes away by train, and with its fantastic live sports action, arts, culture, and restaurant scene, giving the best of both worlds. Nottingham and Derby are also nearby, as are some fantastic outdoor activities in the Peak District, Beacon Hill, and Bradgate Park.

Best Student Accommodation in Loughborough

One usually looks for comfortable and budget-friendly student accommodation in Loughborough. All of these student apartments in Loughborough come with attractive interiors and modern facilities that make the stay of students more comfortable and convenient from their respective universities. Students usually prefer accommodations that are centrally located, which can save travel time. Amber offers various student accommodations in Loughborough that take care of student needs by offering several amenities and services. Still, the welcoming and comfortable ambience of this new place can facilitate a smooth and enjoyable transition. Here are some of the best student accommodation in Loughborough.

1. Waterways

2. The Holt

3. Foundry 1

4. William Morris Halls

5. Study Inn Lemyngton Street

6. Kingfisher Halls

7. Foundry 2

8. Asha House

9. Forest Court

10. Luxurio

Cost of Living in Loughborough

Living in Loughborough as a student is equal to saving money, as the cost of living in Loughborough is not very expensive. Students are recommended to have a budget of £700-£1000 per month, including all living and other personal expenses. Here is a rough estimate for the cost of living expenses one might face in Loughborough:

1. Food: £30 - £70 per week

2. Gas and Electricity: £25 - £50 per week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £30 per week

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £70 -  £150 per week

5. Laundry: £15 - £25 per week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £30 per week

7. Clothing: £40 - £75 per month

8. Travel (Buses, Trains, Trams): £40 - £150 per month

Student Travel Loughborough

Navigating Loughborough as a student relies heavily on understanding the available transit to access classes, events, and sights. The routes in Loughborough are well-connected and offer a high coverage of the rest of the city. Students can explore the rest of the city via public transport. The frequency of the buses/trains is quite high. The bus stops and train stations are easily accessible from the accommodations in Loughborough.

1. Bus

Arriva Midlands and Kinchbus operate local buses in Loughborough, while Centrebus and Nottingham City Transport provide long-distance services to Melton Mowbray and Nottingham.. Kinchbus is a handy way to book tickets where one can buy a single trip from the driver, but the best way to save money is to get a Kinchkard. You can buy a 10-trip Kinchkard or a 28-day unlimited Kinchkard from your Kinchbus driver or online. The top-up amount will be up to £30

2. Train

East Midlands Railway operates routes south to Leicester, Bedford, Luton, and London St Pancras stations and north to Lincoln, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, and York stations on the Midland Main Line. EMR services have your back, you can easily get to Loughborough from London St Pancras from Sheffield, Nottingham, and Leicester within a few hours.

3. Cycling

Cycling is enjoyable, inexpensive, healthy, and environmentally friendly. Many students choose to ride their bikes to and from universities. In the United Kingdom, cyclists must ride on the left side of the road and cannot use footpaths unless there is a clearly marked cycle lane.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Loughborough

Loughborough is considered one of the most beautiful of all, with amazing architecture and academic universities; Loughborough makes one feel at home and loved. Not just the educational hub, but Loughborough has some exciting things for international students. With its wide selection of eateries, cafes, and pubs, Loughborough has a lot to offer students who choose to stay in the town.

Weekends are great times to visit Queens Park and stroll through the lovely garden. There are several places to have fun in the town, but the most well-known is the Town Hall, which regularly organizes comedy shows, dancing performances, and theatrical productions, to name a few. Loughborough is very famous for its heritage buildings and museums. The city has a total of five museums, out of which Charnwood Museum is a centrally located and largest museum in the city. The Bell Foundry Museum is a two-floored museum that tells the tale of bell-making over the centuries. One can catch a glimpse of the city's history and culture by visiting art galleries like the Fine Art Gallery, Sock Gallery and Artspace. Students can visit some famous restaurants like La Favorita and Caravelli to try some amazing delicacies served by these restaurants. Students can visit Break Escape, an escape room where groups of students can solve mysteries and compete with other groups as well. Additionally, individuals can also hang out at the Climbing station and Laser Quest with their peers. From affordable costs of living to climate perks enabling year-round fun, Loughborough blends academic advancement and lifestyle enjoyment through diverse accommodation, hospitality, employment, and recreation, befitting student life milestones.

Loughborough Tourist Attractions

Loughborough is a university town in the Charnwood Forest, north of Leicester. This place will help students relax and spend some time away from their studies as well and will serve as a great rejuvenation for them. Some of the Loughborough tourist attractions are mentioned below:

1. Great Central Railway (GCR)

2. Loughborough Town Hall

3. Queen's Park

4. Charnwood Museum

5. Loughborough Carillon

6. John Taylor & Co Bell Foundry Museum

7. Art Deco Architecture

8. Whatton House and Gardens

Universities in Loughborough

Every year, several students travel to this city to pursue their education. The universities in Loughborough offer high-quality education and encourage students to take part in academic as well as extracurricular activities. The social clubs and societies give the students an opportunity to interact with students outside their respective courses. Some of the most famous universities in and near Loughborough include:

1. Loughborough University

2. Loughborough College

3. Leicester College

4. University Park Campus

5. Nottingham Trent University

6. University of Derby

7. Coventry University

8. The University of Nottingham (Sutton Bonington Campus)

9. De Montfort University

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