The Edge, Belfast

York St, Belfast, BT15 1AS, United Kingdom
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0.6 mi from City Center
0.6 mi from City Center( 13m. 11m. 6m)
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city center | 0.6 mi
Ulster University Belfast Campu... | 0.1 mi
Queens University Belfast | 1.5 mi
Belfast Metropolitan College | 1.6 mi
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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.

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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 

When do I 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.
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Student Accomodations in Belfast

Belfast Student Accommodation

Belfast is the dynamic capital city of Northern Ireland. Many scholars opt for Belfast student accommodation to enhance their university experience. In Belfast, students discover the advantages of off-campus student accommodation, such as greater independence and a variety of living spaces. Amber steps in to simplify the often complex search for the ideal private student accommodation Belfast. Accommodation in Belfast for students is close to key educational institutions, like the Ulster University Belfast Campus and Queens University Belfast.

Amber's platform is designed for ease of use, ensuring that students can quickly find the choice of student accommodation Belfast tailored to the needs of students. Whether you prefer a studio, en-suite room, or a shared apartment, the city offers all kinds of choices for private student accommodation Belfast. Living here at a Belfast student accommodation helps you explore nearby cities and areas, such as Paisley, Glasgow, Bangor, Stirling, and East Bridge Street, among others. Some notable examples of student accommodation in Belfast include Little Patrick Street, Nelson Place, Great Patrick Street, and The Edge.

About Belfast

Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, steeped in history and culture. It offers a vibrant atmosphere that is particularly appealing to students. Known for its rich industrial heritage, particularly the shipbuilding industry that built the RMS Titanic, Belfast has evolved into a modern hub of arts, higher education, business, and law. Its distinguished universities, such as Queen's University Belfast, ranked within the world's top 200 in the QS World University Ranking. Some of the other top-ranking institutions include the Irish School of Ecumenics, the American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast), and the Belfast Metropolitan College, among others.

The Belfast student accommodation scene is as diverse as the city itself, with a range of options to suit every preference. All are well-connected to the various academic institutions. You can easily get swept away by the culinary journey the city offers you. Some of the most famous places to dine in Belfast include The Lantern and Panjab Carryduff. We must also not forget to mention the Michelin Star OX across the River Lagan.

Within this illustrious city, particular localities stand out for their student-friendly amenities and atmosphere, including the Queen's Quarter and some of the cosiest cafes and bookshops, including Established Coffee, Harlem Coffee, and Belfast Book Shop at York Road. You will find luxurious choices of student accommodation in Belfast all around the most stunning parts of the city. Students looking for suitable Belfast student accommodation can find themselves in a supportive and stimulating environment, making it easy to create a home away from home in the dynamic city.

Best Student Accommodation in Belfast

Finding the perfect off-campus university accommodation in Belfast is essential for those relocating to this vibrant city in the United Kingdom. Students looking for affordable student accommodation in Northern Ireland can take advantage of the varied options that allow them to manage their living expenses better. From ensuite rooms that offer privacy to student halls that foster a community spirit and studio apartments that provide a self-contained living space, there is something to suit every preference and need. As a hub for higher education, it is rich in culture as well as has plenty of choices for Belfast student accommodation. Whether you are searching for an intimate studio or a bustling student hall, the range of options for Belfast student accommodation ensures you'll find a space that feels like home. With the Belfast, Northern Ireland region offering such diverse options, your ideal student home is closer than you think. Here are the top options for student accommodation in Belfast:

1. Little Patrick Street
2. Nelson Place
3. Great Patrick Street
4. The Edge
5. Alma Place
6. Aster House
7. LIV Student Belfast
8. Bradbury Place
9. Botanic Studios
10. Vita Student Bruce Street

Cost of Living in Belfast

Understanding the living expenses in Belfast is crucial for students planning their budget while studying in the city. As an essential aspect of student life, the cost of living greatly influences a student's financial planning and lifestyle choices. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost of living ranging around £1,200 -  £2,000 in Belfast. However, the estimate excludes the rent for your student accommodation in Belfast. The estimation helps navigate expenses and choose the most suitable Belfast student accommodation:

1. Food & Groceries: £200 - £250 monthly
2. Transportation:  £55 - £100 monthly
3. Utilities (including internet and mobile): £120 - £150 monthly
4. Clothing: £50 - £100 monthly
5. Sports & Leisure: £40 - £80 monthly

Student Travel Belfast

Belfast student accommodation ensures you're well-placed to take advantage of these transport links, making your academic and social life in Belfast truly dynamic and hassle-free. For students seeking convenient and well-connected Belfast student accommodation, Belfast offers affordable and accessible travel options. The city's extensive transportation services ensure that students can navigate with ease from student accommodation in Belfast accommodation to educational institutions and various points of interest within the vibrant city. Some of the choices to commute from your private student accommodation Belfast are:

1. Buses: Operated by Translink, the Metro service offers frequent buses throughout the city, ideal for swiftly reaching destinations like the American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast) and other academic institutions. Buses run every 10-15 minutes during peak hours, with fares starting at around £1.60. For students, Smartlink and yLink travel cards offer discounted travel up to 1/3 of the cash fares, making the bus a cost-effective choice.

2. Trains: Northern Ireland Railways connects Belfast with other Northern Irish towns and cities. The train is a great option for trips to the suburbs or nearby cities, with student discounts available on fares when a yLink card is presented. Trains are less frequent than buses but offer a faster alternative over longer distances. The average cost of commuting via train from the student accommodation in Northern Ireland comes to around £2.50 per journey.

3. Bicycles: For the eco-conscious student, Belfast Bikes provides an affordable and health-conscious way to get around. With over 40 docking stations in the city, it’s convenient to pick up and drop off a bike near most Belfast student accommodation options. For occasional users, a three-day bike access costs just £5.

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 private student accommodation Belfast. Renowned for its friendly population and compact size, Belfast offers a warm, secure, and student-friendly environment. The vibe here is lively yet comfortable. To add to the happiness, most of the places of interest fall in the vicinity of the options for student accommodation in Belfast. The Cathedral Quarter, with its cobblestone streets, is the city's cultural heartbeat and offers a range 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. 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. 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, a city steeped in rich history and culture, is a vibrant destination with an array of attractions that draw visitors from across the globe. From the legendary Titanic Belfast to the picturesque grounds of Belfast's castles, every corner offers an opportunity to discover something unique and fascinating, complementing the experience of students seeking Belfast student accommodation.

1. Titanic Belfast
2. Ulster Museum
3. Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre
4. Botanic Gardens
5. St. George's Market
6. Belfast City Hall
7. Crumlin Road Gaol
8. Grand Opera House
9. Peace Walls

Universities in Belfast

Belfast is home to some of the most prestigious and respected universities, attracting students from all over the globe. Finding the ideal Belfast student accommodation is crucial for a comfortable university experience. Explore the best options through Amber and secure your accommodation in Belfast for students conveniently:

1. American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast)
2. Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
3. Queen's University Belfast
4. Irish School of Ecumenics
5. Ulster University Belfast Campus

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