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The Edge, Belfast
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The Edge, Belfast

York St, Belfast, BT15 1AS, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at 48 York St, Belfast, BT15 1AS, The Edge Belfast is a modern and sought-after student accommodation offering a variety of living spaces to cater to different needs. Students can choose from Bronze, Silver, Gold, Corner, Platinum, Accessible, and Platinum Plus Studios, each designed to provide comfortable and stylish living. This student accommodation in Belfast is strategically positioned near several academic institutions, including Queens University Belfast, Ulster University Belfast Campus, and Belfast Metropolitan College, to name a few, making The Edge student accommodation a convenient choice for students.

Belfast was compared against Dublin, London, Toronto, New York, Sydney, and Hong Kong, among six other international cities, using Numbeo's Mid-Year Cost of Living and Quality of Life indices. Belfast came out on top as the city with the best quality of life, the cheapest rent, and the lowest cost of living. Belfast is the second-largest city on the island of Ireland and one of the UK's largest metropolises. The city is home to two renowned universities that offer undergraduate and graduate studies. Ulster University and Queens University are both situated in Belfast. Nearly 25,231 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in these two universities, which is expected to rise yearly. You will also find on-campus accommodations, which universities in Belfast typically manage. They offer convenience and a close-knit community for international students. Belfast is also a popular choice among students due to its proximity to everything. Belfast's vibrant environment, which is enriched with culture, history, and innovation, is ideal for students. The city offers a wide variety of services geared towards students, such as inexpensive lodging, a wide selection of restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife. If you wish to study in Belfast, check out our Student City Guide Belfast, which will help you conveniently navigate living in the city. Overall, The Edge Belfast is an ideal choice for students who wish to pursue their higher education in Belfast.

Features

Situated in the vibrant city of Belfast, The Edge student accommodation offers a range of modern room amenities designed to cater to the needs of today's students. Each studio is furnished with a comfortable bed, a functional desk, and a chair for productive studying, along with ample storage space to keep belongings organised. The fully equipped contemporary kitchen provides residents with the convenience of preparing meals at their leisure. Beyond individual rooms, The Edge Belfast provides an array of common amenities aimed at fostering community and well-being. Students can unwind and socialise in the games area or utilise the meeting room for group study sessions. Fitness enthusiasts can take advantage of the yoga/pilates studio, fitness studio, and gym facilities to stay active and healthy. For those who prefer cycling, bike storage is available onsite. Residents can also enjoy movie nights in the cinema or relax in the garden area. Additionally, The Edge offers a dedicated study area, ensuring students have a quiet space to focus on their academics. With its diverse range of amenities, The Edge student accommodation Belfast provides a dynamic and enriching living experience for students in Ireland.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at the heart of vibrant Belfast, The Edge student accommodation offers a prime venue for students to make the most of their university life. For the student community, prestigious educational institutions such as the Irish School of Ecumenics, American Musical Theatre Academy, and the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute are all a short distance away, providing convenience and ease for academic pursuits.

Just outside the door, students can immerse themselves in a mix of local flavours and cuisines with restaurants like the iconic Deanes at Queen's, the contemporary Stix & Stones, and the delightful Café Vaudeville. For a quick coffee or a relaxed afternoon, cafes such as Established Coffee and Town Square are perfect for a caffeine fix or a snack break. When it comes to nightlife, no one does it better than the famous The Dirty Onion, Lavery's Bar Belfast, and The Perch Rooftop Bar, ensuring a memorable evening is just a walk away. Craving for a quick grocery run? No worries, as several grocery stores, including Tesco Express, are in the vicinity. And for health and wellness, the Royal Victoria Hospital is easily accessible for any medical needs. Students seeking a breath of fresh air or a spot of fitness can take refuge in the serene Botanic Gardens or enjoy the waterfront scenery at Victoria Park.

Tourism is a breeze from The Edge Belfast student accommodation, with places like the historical Belfast Castle, the educational Titanic Belfast, and the fascinating Ulster Museum offering a slice of the city's rich heritage. Managed by Prestige Student Living, The Edge Belfast embodies a lifestyle that is not just about luxurious living but being in the midst of a city that pulsates with life. With everything from essentials to entertainment on your doorstep, it's clear that making The Edge student accommodation your home is more than a premium choice; it's your ticket to experiencing lavish student life.

Commute

The convenience of the location of The Edge Belfast extends to the ease of getting around the city. Free yourself from long commutes with several bus stops right around the corner, like Little Patrick Street and Dunbar Link, ensuring you are well-connected to all parts of Belfast. If trains are more your speed, you'll find the nearby Yorkgate Train Station to be a hub for rail transport, connecting you to local and regional destinations. Should you prefer a more independent mode of travel, ample cycle lanes are at your disposal. With everything so accessible, The Edge Belfast student accommodation assures that your daily commute is the least of your worries, leaving you more time to focus on your studies and enjoy student life.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Content Insurance
Gas
Electricity
Water

Common Amenities

Games Area
Meeting Room
Yoga / Pilates Studio
Fitness Studio
Gym
Bike Storage

Cancellation Policies (4)

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Payment Policies (4)

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    This property requires security deposit.
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    This property offers 1, 3 flexible instalment plans.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I 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 in 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 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.

Can I move in before my contract?

Yes you can but it depends on availability. Kindly call Property for the information.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I need to pay council tax?

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.

What is the process for dealing with complaints?

Stage 1 - Where possible please make your complaint in person at reception or by telephone. Their staff on site will attempt to investigate and deal with the matter immediately. If you are unhappy with the solutions or explanations given you can escalate your complaint to Stage 2 by letter or email to site within 10 working days. Stage 2 - Your complaint must be in writing. Their staff will pass your communication to a senior member of staff within the property, who will investigate further and provide a written response within 10 working days where possible. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly. Stage 3 - Your complaint must be in writing. In the event that you still feel your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly you can write to the Complaints Panel within property at: Head of Operations ,the property, Building 3, Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD. The Panel will normally notify you of their decision within 10 working days. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly to this point. Stage 4 - Member of the Accreditation Network UK (ANUK).

Can I 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 dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days 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?

When you accept your room offer, youll be given two options: To pay your rent in full To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is 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 our 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 I 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 on their website.

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 logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I do if my student loan hasnt 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 charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this 50 admin fee will not 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 you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am 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 they 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.

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.

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 
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Student Accomodations in Belfast

Belfast Student Accommodation

Opting for Belfast student accommodation is a choice many scholars make to enhance their university experience. In Belfast, students discover the advantages of off-campus housing, such as greater independence, a variety of living spaces, and the chance to immerse themselves in the local community. Amber steps in to simplify the oftentimes complex search for the ideal private student accommodation in Belfast, connecting students to a host of suitable housing options close to key educational institutions like Queens University Belfast, Belfast Metropolitan College, and the Ulster University Belfast Campus.

Amber's platform is designed for ease of use, ensuring that students can quickly find accommodations tailored to their needs, whether they prefer a studio, en-suite room, or a shared apartment. The available properties come equipped with a plethora of amenities to support students' lifestyles, including high-speed internet, laundry facilities, communal study areas, and more.

Some notable examples of student housing in Belfast offered via Amber include options near the American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast) and the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute. Living in these strategic locations means that students not only reduce their commute times but also enjoy the vibrant city life of Belfast, Northern Ireland’s cultural capital.

With Amber, the path to finding your next student home in Belfast is just a few clicks away.

About Belfast

Belfast, the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland, is a city steeped in rich history and culture. From iconic landmarks such as the Titanic Belfast and the grandeur of Belfast City Hall to its strong industrial heritage, Belfast has long been a centre of activity and growth. It's a locale that celebrates a legacy of shipbuilding, arts, and education, making it an attractive hub for students from around the globe.


The city is home to a dynamic student population who attend prestigious institutions, including Queens University Belfast, Ulster University Belfast Campus, and the American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast). Each of these universities contributes to Belfast's educational prowess, making it an excellent choice for higher learning. Students looking for student flats in Belfast will find a range of options to suit their needs. The city's vibrant neighbourhoods, from the bustling Queen's Quarter to the trendy Cathedral Quarter, offer welcoming communities where young academics can thrive.

Best Student Accommodation in Belfast

Relocating to Belfast for your studies requires a leap into independence, and a crucial part of that transition is finding the perfect student accommodation. By choosing the right student housing in Belfast, students can immerse themselves in local culture, enjoy greater freedom, and often find more wallet-friendly options compared to on-campus residence halls. Belfast, a vibrant city with a rich history and buzzing student life, offers a myriad of student housing options close to top educational institutions like Ulster University and Belfast Metropolitan College. From private ensuites that offer a personal touch to lively studio apartments and student halls that cultivate a community spirit, there's an array of accommodations to meet every student's needs. Below are the top student housing in Belfast that promise a comfortable and enriching living experience.


1. Great Patrick Street

2. The Edge

3. Aster House

4. LIV Student Belfast

5. Bradbury Place

6. Botanic Studios

7. Vita Student Bruce Street

8. John Bell House

9. Swanston House

10. Alma Place

Cost of Living in Belfast

Understanding the average cost of living in Belfast is crucial for students when planning their finances and lifestyle during their studies. Understanding the average cost of living in Belfast is crucial for students when planning their finances and lifestyle during their studies. Belfast offers a vibrant city life and is known for its rich culture and history, but like any city, living costs can vary. This estimation greatly influences accommodation choices, with private student accommodation Belfast options varying in price and offerings to suit different budgets and preferences. Students must factor in recurring costs like groceries, utilities, transportation, and personal expenses. Below is the breakdown of the many expenses you might incur while staying in Belfast:


1. Off-campus Accommodation: £740 - £780 per month

2. Transportation: £50 - £65 per month

3. Food: £440 - £465 per month

4. Entertainment: £35 - £45 per month

5. Groceries: £120 - £135 per month

6. Clothes: £70 - £85 per month

Student Travel Belfast

When it comes to student accommodation in Belfast, one of the crowning features is the reliable and affordable student travel near Belfast options. Getting around the city is convenient and stress-free thanks to a variety of public transportation choices. Whether you're commuting to one of Belfast's reputable educational institutions or simply exploring what this dynamic city has to offer, here's how you can easily navigate the area around your Belfast accommodation. The main modes of transportation include:


1. Bus: Operated by Translink Metro, buses cover extensive routes across Belfast, and you're never too far from a bus stop. You can take the Europa Buscentre bus stop and the North Street bus stop. With fares starting from £2 and day tickets averaging around £3.50, buses are an inexpensive option for students. For frequent travellers, a multi-journey Smartlink card or a monthly mLink ticket provides additional savings.
2. Train: For longer distances or travel outside the city, the train is an excellent choice. With student discounts and a variety of travel cards available, such as the link card for 16 to 23-year-olds, you can save up to 1/3 of train journeys. The train station network connects you conveniently to different parts of Belfast and Northern Ireland.
3. Cycling: Belfast is becoming increasingly bike-friendly, offering many cycle lanes and paths. There are also bike-sharing schemes in the city, like Belfast Bikes, with costs as low as £1.00 for a 30-minute ride.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Belfast

Belfast, a city steeped in history and brimming with youthful energy, is an inviting tapestry for students looking for excellent student accommodation in Belfast. Renowned for its friendly populace and compact size, Belfast offers a warm, secure, and student-friendly environment. The vibe here is enlivening yet comfortable, making it an ideal setting for students to immerse themselves in their academic and social lives. Students in Belfast are never far from a variety of hangout spots that cater to every preference. The Cathedral Quarter, with its cobblestone streets, is the cultural heartbeat of the city, offering an array of cafes and bars where students can unwind after a day of studies. Meanwhile, Botanic Gardens provides a serene green space for picnics and casual strolls, offering a refreshing escape from the bustle of city life. Just a stone's throw away, the Queen's Quarter boasts trendy coffee shops like Common Grounds, where students can sip on artisanal coffee and bond over coursework.


For those in search of a lively night scene, the pubs along Dublin Road and the student-friendly establishments at Bradbury Place are hotspots for weekend revelry. The Empire Music Hall is a particular favourite, offering everything from live music gigs to comedy nights, ensuring students are well-entertained. Additionally, the annual Belfast Film Festival and the Belsonic Music Festival bring a splash of culture and fun, adding to the breadth of student life here. The allure of student rentals in Belfast is enhanced by the closeness to several institutions, such as the American Musical Theatre Academy and Ulster University, fostering a thriving student community. Those residing in student flats in Belfast find a city ripe with opportunity, brimming with intellectual stimuli, and a rich social fabric that makes their student years unforgettable.

Belfast Tourist Attractions

Belfast, the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland, is a city steeped in history and culture. It's an exciting destination that beckons travellers with its mix of Edwardian and Victorian architecture, the historic shipyards where the Titanic was built, and a wealth of pubs and eateries. Visitors to Belfast can enjoy a wide range of tourist attractions that reflect the city's past and present. These include:


1. Titanic Belfast
2. Crumlin Road Gaol
3. Belfast City Hall
4. Ulster Museum
5. Belfast Castle & Cave Hill Country Park
6. St. George's Market
7. Botanic Gardens
8. SS Nomadic
9. Grand Opera House
10. Victoria Square Shopping Centre

Universities in Belfast

Belfast, a vibrant hub in Northern Ireland, is renowned for its dynamic student life and premier universities. The city offers excellent Belfast student houses to rent, catering to a diverse international community pursuing higher education. A few best universities in Belfast include:


1. Queen's University Belfast
2. Ulster University Belfast Campus
3. Belfast Metropolitan College
4. American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast)
5. Irish School of Ecumenics

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