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True Manchester Salford One & Two, Salford
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True Manchester Salford One & Two, Salford

King William St, Salford, M50 3BG, United Kingdom
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About the Property

True Manchester Salford One & Two, Salford, located at 2 King William St, Salford M50 3BG, United Kingdom, stands out as a choice destination for students looking for comfortable student accommodation. True Manchester Salford boasts an array of stylish room types, including studio, studio plus, and apartments. Students will find themselves in close proximity to educational institutions like the University of Salford and Salford City College, making it an ideal spot for easy campus access.

The city of Salford, enriched with a burgeoning student population and an impressive educational pedigree, presents a stimulating environment for scholarly pursuits. Located along the banks of the River Irwell, Salford embodies a unique blend of rich history and vibrant modernity. As you wander through its streets, you'll find yourself immersed in cultures and traditions that have woven together to create a dynamic community. From the iconic Salford Quays, where the waterside buzzes with activity, to the quaint terraced houses lining its charming neighbourhoods, every corner tells a story of resilience and progress. But beyond its cultural allure, Salford is a place where community spirit thrives. From the bustling markets where locals gather to share stories over fresh produce to the countless community initiatives aimed at fostering solidarity, the sense of belonging here is palpable. True Manchester Salford One & Two finds itself immersed in this culturally significant city. Salford is renowned for its history, academic excellence, and vibrant student life attracting several students all over the world. The eclectic mix of history and modernity in Salford, alongside popular tourist spots such as the Salford Lads Club and the Salford Museum and Art Gallery, further enhances the appeal for students. Provided by true students, True Manchester Salford One & Two ensures students not only benefit from high-quality living spaces but also the rich, immersive experience that the city offers.

Features

Each room at True Manchester Salford One & Two is fully furnished to provide a hassle-free transition into student life. They are fitted with shared kitchens, making it easy to whip up a meal or a quick snack. The comfort of a double bed with a true mattress awaits students after a long day, while smart TV ensures that students can watch their favorite shows and movies. The shared lounge, full-length mirror, rainfall shower, and backlit mirror make True Manchester Salford an ideal pick to live in!

Residents of True Manchester Salford can stay fit while attending the free fitness classes or at the state-of-the-art gym, unwind in the cinema, or collaborate on projects in the quiet study zones. With multiple social areas, a courtyard, a festival zone, and a sky lounge, socialising and networking are part of everyday life here. For practicality, there are on-site car parking options and a laundry facility, allowing students to focus on their studies without worrying about day-to-day chores. Plus, the True Life Events Calendar is packed with events promoting a sense of community and fostering new friendships. True Manchester Salford also offers BBQ facilities, a sky kitchen, free semester cleans, VIP partner discounts, cycle storage, etc, to offer comfortable living. Additionally, True Manchester Salford also offers CCTV, key card/fob access, and 24-hour Concierge & security, providing high security. True Manchester Salford is one of the most affordable choices of Salford student accommodation as the rent includes bills of Wifi, water, electricity, and heating and also includes premium contents insurance.

Location and What's Hot?

Experience the best of student life at True Manchester Salford One & Two, Salford, located within the bustling heart of Salford's vibrant community. With the University of Salford just outside your door, you're positioned perfectly for early-morning lectures or late-night study sessions. The area around True Manchester Salford One & Two is surrounded by an array of eateries to satisfy all your culinary cravings. Indulge in flavors from around the world at trendy spots like Quay House Beefeater and Meu Portugal, or grab a caffeine fix at the nearby Reflexion Lounge Manchester Shisha. Whether you're in the mood for a laid-back evening at Ashley Brook or fancy a gourmet burger from Burgerism Salford, your dining options are as diverse as your palate.

Need a few essentials or a grocery restock? Supermarkets like Salford SuperMarket, Sainsbury's, and Tesco are just a stroll away. Should the need arise, rest assured that Salford Royal Hospital is in close proximity, ensuring peace of mind for your health and well-being. For a breath of fresh air and a break from your studies, Peel Park offers green spaces ideal for a jog or a leisurely walk. Culturally enriching experiences await at the Salford Museum and Art Gallery or a memorable performance at the Lowry Theatre. Visit the Ordsall Hall to explore Salford's history and culture.

As a resident of True Manchester Salford One & Two in Salford, you'll find yourself in an electrifying atmosphere where everything you need is conveniently accessible. From the lush oasis of Buile Hill Park to the bustling excitement of The Alchemist MediaCityUK, immerse yourself in a dynamic environment where work, play, and relaxation combine seamlessly. End your day with starry views from your True Manchester Salford, knowing that you've truly found a place where student life shines brightest.

Commute

Living at True Manchester Salford One & Two affords you unparalleled access to a variety of public transport options, ensuring that you can navigate Salford and the surrounding areas with ease. Students can hop on a bus at the nearest bus stops like Trafford Road or Chandlers Point, which is just a stone's throw away, connecting them to the University of Salford and other key destinations. For farther ventures or quick trips around the city, there are tram stops conveniently located, enabling a swift commute to academic institutions and entertainment hubs. The nearest tram stops are Anchorage and Harbour City.

What will you get

Bills Included

WiFi
Electricity
Water
Heating
Premium Contents Insurance

Common Amenities

Festival Zone
State of the Art Gym
Cinema
Sky kitchen
Sky Lounges
Study Zones

Cancellation Policies (4)

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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can be my guarantor?

A guarantor is someone over the age of 18 who takes joint financial responsibility for your tenancy and is liable to pay your rent if you are, for any reason, unable to pay an amount owed to property. You will need to name a guarantor when you make your booking if you select to pay your rent in instalments. This person will need you chose to be your guarantor will need to be UK based and sign a guarantor agreement and they have the right to pursue this person for any outstanding payments and it is therefore important your guarantor understands the liability.

Do I need to be a student?

Yes developments are only for students.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

No, they do not charge deposits. However, to reserve a room you will need to pay a £150 advanced rent payment. This will be taken of your first months rent.

I only have a conditional offer, can I still book?

Yes, you can secure your room for a £150 advanced rant payment and if you don’t get into the University of your choice or decide to go to another city where there is no true accommodation then this will be refunded.

Can I book with friends?

Yes! You can book with friends and we’ll try our best to position your rooms as close to one another as possible – please let us know after you book online.

Do you offer short term lets?

Most of our rooms are occupied throughout the year but they might be able to accommodate your needs. Please contact us to see if they can meet your short-term accommodation needs.

Can I see who else has booked in my flat?

They have a closed Facebook group set up for each of our true locations – the best place to find the answer to this question is to join as soon as your booking is secured and start socialising with your new housemates!

Do I need a guarantor?

If you would like to pay in either 4, 11 or 12 instalments, they do require a UK guarantor. If you are unable to provide a UK guarantor, then please get in touch with us to discuss your options.

How old do I need to be to live at true Property?

They accept all full time students over the age of 18.

Can a dual occupant be added to my tenancy?

Dual occupants need to be arranged and approved before check in by emailing. They can not be added on once the tenancy has started. Where possible, all dual occupants need to be arranged at time of booking. Once a dual occupant has been approved, any changes to this needs to be sent for approval before changes to the booking can be made. Dual occupants need to be full-time students and residents for the full tenancy (along with the main tenant). Any exceptions to this need to be arranged and agreed by the team prior to booking.

Can I cancel my booking for free?

You can cancel for free if… You fail to get the results to attend the university you selected Your VISA is declined You choose to move to another university in a city where they are yet to have accommodation  T&Cs Apply There is a 48-hour cooling-off period once the Tenancy Agreement has been signed, after which the Tenancy Agreement is legally binding. This applies to all 22/23 contracts.   In some cases, they will cancel the booking if a replacement tenant is found who will take on the rent liability. This decision will be made by the management team at their discretion. The true guarantee only covers your booking prior to check-in, once you have moved into a true accommodation - you are no longer able to cancel your booking for the reasons stated above.

Can I get someone to take over my Tenancy?

If you want to be released from your tenancy agreement, licence agreement, or SAT (Scotland) and you do not meet the requirements of a tenancy release, it is your responsibility to find a replacement tenant. The replacement tenant must agree to the existing rent and term conditions of the existing tenant. If you find a replacement, you will be released from your tenancy from the start date of the new tenancy, however you may be charged to the Friday nearest to this date. You will be responsible for paying a £160 administration fee, paid directly to true.  This fee covers the deep cleaning of the room in the period between you and your replacement, as well as the administration relating to issuing a new contract.  A tenancy takeover will be deemed complete to the point where a replacement is found when the following criteria are met: The new tenant has paid  any current due rental charge, and this has been confirmed as received by true The new tenant has signed their AST or Licence Agreement The new tenant has confirmed receipt of keys The new Tenant has moved into the building and completed an inventory form. true will not refund any advanced rent payment until all the above criteria are met. This policy will be reviewed regularly as the situation surrounding Covid-19 develops. true reserve the right to change the terms and conditions of this cancellation policy at any time.

What bills do I need to pay when I stay with true?

All utility bills including broadband Wi-Fi and contents insurance for your belongings are all included. You are responsible for the purchase of a TV license if you intend to watch or record live terrestrial TV programmes or use BBC iPlayer, even if you have been provided with a TV by property.

What happens if I can't pay my rent on time?

Please come and talk to us, they know it can be stressful to manage your finances when studying and our team will be able to help if you are prompt in letting us know.  they will always work with you to find the best way for you to pay your rent.

When do I need to pay my rent?

your rent may be due before the contract begins and the dates may not coincide with student loan dates. This should be taken into consideration when planning your accommodation as late payments may be subject to interest charges and, in some cases, legal action against the resident and their guarantor.

What happens if my rent payment isn't made within 14-days of the due date?

You will be required to pay interest at the rate of 3% above the base rate of Bank of England (calculated on a daily basis) on the unpaid amount of any sum due to property which is not received within 14 days of the due date (whether demanded or not and without prejudice to any other remedy) for the period beginning on the due date until the date it is received in cleared funds inclusive of both dates.

Can I pay cash?

At present they are unable to accept cash payments. Our preferred payment method is via a card transaction through our online portal. It’s 100% safe and secure. they also accept bank transfers – you can find our details through your true account.

What if I run into financial difficulties before or during my stay?

Our onsite teams are dedicated to providing you the support you need. If you run into any kind of financial difficulties before or during your stay, please reach out to a member of the true team for advice.

How do I pay my rent?

There are two options to pay your rent (bank transfer or card payment). Please take a look at our videos below to guide you through the process that applies to you: Bank Transfer or Card Payment.

When is the Welcome Hub open?

A team member will be available 24-hours per day. If a team member isn’t available at the Welcome Hub when you visit, just call the number at the desk and someone will assist you.

Do you have staff at your properties?

true has a team of trained staff on site to respond to your needs. Their job is to make your true experience as enjoyable and safe as possible 24/7. Our on-site management offices are open Monday to Friday, and will answer any questions, respond to any issues, offer advice and ensure a friendly face is there to greet you every day. Outside of these hours they also have a team of ambassadors on call for guests. they also have a highly skilled maintenance team available around the clock. They’re there to resolve any maintenance issues quickly and efficiently – keeping the site safe and secure.  While most students settle into living away from home quickly, we understand it can take a little longer for some than others. So, while our tenancy agreement limits how far they can get involved, our people are trained to offer advice that helps residents to overcome a range of issues.

What is there to do at Property?

The real question is what isn't there to do at true! Here are just a few of the ways in which they give our residents a truly unforgettable experience during their stay: Weekly events calendar  Gym with class timetable and personal training Picture house with regular movie nights and presentations Social lounges with ping pong, pool and table football Private dining rooms Gaming areas Away Day true Trips Skills Workshops from Industry Experts.

Is food and drink available onsite?

Yes! Oaka is an Asian cafe and supermarket on-site at true Manchester, Salford which serves fresh dishes including; dumplings, steamed buns, sushi and also warm food, including; chicken curry, pork ribs and ramen. Otherwise, we're lucky enough to have some of the city's best bars, pubs and restaurants located right on our doorstep. Unfortunately Oaka is not available across all locations.

How do I get to know people at Property?

Our communal zones and weekly events calendar mean that getting to know like-minded people at true won't be an issue! Keep an eye on our social media channels to see what they get up to.

Can I bring pets?

Unfortunately not however they do have dog therapy workshops for those who miss their pets.

As a disabled person I have specific living needs, can true cater for these?

they make every effort to ensure that our accommodation is accessible for all and they will always do everything we can to find you suitable accommodation. All true buildings have step-free/level access. Adaptations can be made to our studios including grabrail provision in bathrooms, stair lifts in accessible rooms, visual fire alarms and assisted door opening devices if required. they can provide information on the availability of disabled parking for customers, there are accessible toilets in the communal areas for visitors.

Do I need to bring any furniture?

All our rooms come complete with high quality furnishings that provide space to store your belongings. Because of fire restrictions, you are not allowed to bring your own furniture or large appliances.

Will I get a cleaner?

You will receive a free clean each semester and also when you move out, meaning it is hassle-free for you. If you would like a more regular clean then you can upgrade at an extra cost.

Can I bring my car?

Some of our sites have additional guest parking available, to check this please check the facilities section on the location pages. All our developments are in great city centre locations that are close to the University and have great links to public transport so they hope this reduces your need to have a car on site.

Where do I wash my clothes?

All our residences have an on-site laundry room with washing and drying machines that can be used at an extra cost. The laundry rooms are also open 24 hours a day.

Do I need to move out during the holidays?

Your true contract is for a fixed length of time – so your room is yours throughout that period. That means that you don’t have the hassle of moving your belongings out during the Christmas or Easter vacations, and you can choose to stay in your property over these holidays if you want. It’s usually possible to book additional accommodation over the summer period if you want to stay then too. But they advise booking early to ensure rooms are available.

What should I do before I move out?

Before moving out, it’s best to arrange an inspection with a member of the management team. You have joint responsibility for shared living areas, and individual responsibility for your own room. On the moving out day, you’ll need to vacate the premises before a certain time – just ask if you’re unsure.

How do I make a complaint?

true is committed to delivering great service at all times. However, they accept that there may be times when they don’t get things right first time. If you wish to make a complaint, please take a look at our complaints policy to follow the correct procedure.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes of course. true is your home, so you can have guests staying over from time to time but they do ask that you let the on-site team know and for health and safety reasons, you will need to sign overnight guests in at the Welcome Hub. they ask that overnight guests, stay no longer than 2 consecutive nights per week. If you have any longer term requests, please discuss this with the accommodations General Manager. they ask that you respect your fellow residents as you are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring to true. If you are residing in a shared apartment, please first consult with your flat mates to ensure they have no objections.

Is there free WiFi at Property?

Yes, there is! they have free superfast WiFi around the building, which allows you to stay connected no matter where you are at true. The speed of wireless connectivity is up to 50mgb per device, and up to 100mgb for wired connectivity.

Will I need to buy my own TV licence?

Here at true, they pay for all TV licences in the shared areas, so this includes our shared kitchens/lounges and our TV's in social spaces. If you wish to use the TV in your room to watch Freeview channels or on demand services, then you will need to purchase your own TV licence, you can do this via TV Licence - TV Licensing ™.

How safe are true properties?

True takes safety seriously. they have a dedicated member of staff or security guard on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to give you peace of mind. Our Electronic door entry systems, intercoms and CCTV ensure that everyone who lives with us benefits from the highest security standards, so the only thing they have to worry about is your studies.

What happens if I have a maintenance problem?

true has a dedicated caretaker team to respond to and solve your maintenance issues. they respond to every issue quickly and, if possible, will complete the repair during the first visit. Of course, this isn’t always possible and there are times when parts need to be ordered or external contractors arranged. When this happens, we’ll keep you updated on the progress.

What does a fully fitted kitchen mean?

true designs homes that provide everything you need to enjoy living with us. Our apartments and suites come kitted out with all your cooking appliances: cooker, hob, oven, fridge, and microwave.

Do I have to share my bathroom/kitchen?

Our studios have an ensuite bathroom and kitchen area within the room meaning you won’t have to share a thing. If you have booked a shared apartment, then you will have a private ensuite but share a communal kitchen and lounge area perfect for relaxing with your friends. There is a communal student area outside of your studio that has individual and group study spaces, pool tables, gym facilities and huge comfortable social areas for you to enjoy whenever you need a break from university work.

Is contents insurance included?

Contents insurance is automatically included with your rent. When you arrive, we’ll provide you with details of the policy and, if you need anything extra adding to the cover, you can contact the provider to make an upgrade.

Does true offer bike storage?

They have plenty of secure bike storage space at all of our residences.

Can I smoke in my room?

No. As per your tenancy agreement, it is not permitted to smoke inside any building. There are designated smoking areas which you are welcome to use.

What happens if I lose my key fob?

They have a true staff member of security guard on the premises 24 hours a day to help with any enquiry. Our team are more than happy to help with any issue, especially helping you accessing your room when you get locked out!

What is the floor layout of my true accommodation?

You can see the floorplans for all of our locations.

What are the House Rules?

You will receive a copy of our House Rules via email before moving in, please ensure you read through them prior to your arrival.

Where can I get additional bedding and kitchen items from?

Take the hassle out of buying and transporting your bedding and kitchen items by preordering from our friends at UniKitOut. choose the items you want, select your residence, then confirm and pay for your goods. The pack will then be pre-delivered directly to your residence so it is there ready and waiting for you when you arrive, leaving you to quickly settle into your new and exciting environment. Don’t forget to enter promotional code: TRUE10 to receive 10% off.

Do I need a visa?

If you are a foreign national, in order to take up your offer at your preferred University, you will need a UK visa.

Where can I register a bank account?

Whilst living in the UK, you will find it a whole lot easier having a UK bank account. Many British banks offer students a range of deals for setting up an account, so do a little research before making a final decision.

What are the best ways to get around?

If you are a UK student, you are entitled to travel discount cards that apply to national train and bus networks across the country. Here are some travel options to help you get started: Young Persons Railcard - If you are 25 and under, these cards are £30 for the year and saves you 1/3 off train travel Young Persons Coach Card - If you are 26 and under, these cards are only £10 for the year plus p&p or £25 for 3 years plus p&p and allows you 30% off National Express bus journeys Subway Smartcard - Special to Glasgow, these cards are a flexible, reusable and quick way to travel on the subway. You can register for a smartcard free of charge online. Uber - If you wish to travel by taxi, Uber is a simple App to download and order taxis straight from your smartphone.

How do I set up a UK mobile phone?

If you are an international student coming from abroad, they recommend buying a UK SIM card for your phone to help keep bill costs down.  There are two options you can choose from if you are looking to set up your phone here in the UK.  Pay-as-you-go - This is the easier option as most phone providers offer SIM cards that allow you to top your phone up as and when you need too Contracts - If you haven’t lived in the UK, starting a contract may prove more difficult but there are a range of providers who offer different deals so shop around before making a decision.  Here are some UK phone providers to help you get started, however talk to any of our staff who will be able to help: EE O2 - As an O2 customer you can receive priority tickets to gigs and events across the UK Vodafone Three.

How do I register with a local doctors surgery?

It is important that whilst you are living in the UK that you register with a doctor. As a full-time student, you may qualify for free NHS treatment. Depending on which university you are with, they will be able to provide you with details of medical and dentistry practices in the area.

Can I visit my son/daughter living at true Property?

Of course!they love having our guests’ friends and family come to visit us. At the moment, though, due to Covid-19 legislation, there are local restrictions on visiting other households so please check with our management team to check what's possible.

I'm worried about my son or daughter living away from home?

They pride ourselves on providing a safe and supportive environment for your son or daughter, and our teams are trained in first aid and mental health awareness, and actively encourage healthy lifestyles through our calendar of social events and activities. If you ever have concern for your child, they are here to listen and provide help in any way they can.

How can I prepare my son/daughter for university?

Help your son/daughter pack for university with our easy packing checklist. This outlines all of the useful bits and bobs they will need to make their room feel like their home away from home. Rest assured that they provide complimentary contents insurance, find out more about what's covered.
They understand that your son/daughter may also feel nervous meeting new people, so they create a Facebook Group for each of our developments, so they can 'virtually' meet their new flatmates before arriving. they also provide regular events and updates on these groups throughout the academic year, helping to build the anticipation.

How can I get in touch if I'm concerned about my son or daughter?

We're always happy to pick up the phone and have a chat. If you have any concerns or questions about your son or daughter.

Will my son/daughter be safe at true Property?

All of our accommodations have CCTV and are only accessible with a secure fob, while each and every room has its own individual locking system. Our true team are also ready and prepared to support you 24-hours per day no matter how big or small the incident may be.
I'm worried about my son/daughters wellbeingMental health and wellbeing is so important to us. Whilst living with us, your son/daughter will be surrounded with amazing opportunities and experiences that boost their wellbeing, personal network and life-skills. And they hope to make them feel energised, connected and inspired. They also work with Dr Dominique Thompson from Buzz Consulting, she’s an expert in student mental health and works with us to improve our student’s wellbeing. Whilst they cannot provide counselling for students, they can refer them to a specialist for further support.

How can I keep up to date with what my son/daughter is up to?

Like us on Facebook or follow our Instagram to see all the latest photos and updates from life at true. It might be difficult getting much conversation out of your student, but this way you'll feel reassured that they're probably busy having a great time at all the events and activities going on at true.

Can I view a room?

Of course, our properties are open 24/7 and we always have somebody at the Welcome Hub to greet you.

How do I complete onboarding with two bookings?

Our Management will help guide you through the necessary steps to complete the onboarding process and confirm your bookings, if you have more than one reservation.

How does my guarantor complete their section of the booking process?

Our Management shows you what your guarantor needs to do to complete their section, allowing you to pay your rent in instalments.

Please note, for your guarantor to be approved, they must provide us with valid ID and proof of address in the form of a utility bill dated within the past 3 months.

Will you contact my guarantor directly about my tenancy?

As you are in a tenancy agreement with us, we will use you as the first point of contact and contact you directly. We will only contact your guarantor if there is a delay in payment or we have concerns over the terms of your tenancy agreement being followed. If you have specifically given consent or stated otherwise, we will of course follow your preferences and provide your chosen person with the right information.

How do I complete my booking?

You can book directly with Management using our website. In order for the booking to be confirmed, all required documents must be returned including guarantor agreement, tenancy agreement and provision for your rent payments. A booking will only be confirmed by Management once the On boarding process is complete and all the necessary documentation has been supplied.

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Student Accomodations in Salford

Student Accommodation In Salford

University years are some of the exciting phases of your life while you embark on a new journey. But the adventure comes with the hassles of finding accommodation in the heart of the city. If you are on the lookout for student accommodation in Salford, amber can help you with en-suites, studio flats and shared rooms.

Sometimes, due to the influx of students, securing on-campus university accommodation is a challenge. However, off-campus student rooms that you can find on amber are equally safe and equipped with modern amenities, especially when Salford boasts renowned universities such as the University of Salford, INTO, Clarendon Sixth Form College, etc.

You can choose the one suitable to your lifestyle from the multiple options for private student accommodation in Salford. Whether you want affordable or all-inclusive options, the variety will not disappoint you. At amber, you can get the kind of accommodation you want to make the most of your university life, like Cromwell Court, iQ Student Quarter, and X1 Media City Tower.

About Salford

Salford, located in Greater Manchester, is ever-evolving with economic growth. Whether you love the urban buzz or the serenity of lush greenery, the city offers the best of both worlds. The proximity to Manchester creates potential opportunities for business and development as well as thriving with tourist attractions.With 60% green space, 14 waterway bridges and six waterways, one airport, and over 150 well-known corporate organisations, Salford has a lot to offer. Not only does it make a great choice for harmonious living, but the strategic location near Manchester's shopping and central business districts also helps. Also, the significant number of investments in the public and private partners leads to new developments for the city.

Apart from being one of the first industrial cities in the world, Salford hosts the first free public library on earth. In addition, you must know the Bridgewater Canal played a crucial role in the transport revolution, and Worsley Village was the site for the same.

Now, in today's world, Salford still holds a vision to develop a sustainable community strategy to bolster economic prosperity, maintain strong and healthy communities, and ensure better education for all. For young people looking for off-campus student accommodations in Salford, the city promises a clean and healthy environment.

Best Student Accommodation in Salford

Since Salford is a city known for its renowned universities, many students flock to the city to pursue their dreams and careers. Finding student housing in Salford can become a daunting task for many. Amber helps you find the best student accommodation in Salford in three easy steps: picking, booking and paying. We make the tiresome and lengthy process of booking your student flat in Salford as easy as pie. Amber offers purpose-built studios, flats, and other affordable Salford student accommodation. When planning to move to Salford, students should look at the localities next to their university. Many students prefer to live in student-friendly neighbourhoods; hence, we have listed the best student accommodations in Salford that you should look at.

1. Cromwell Court

2. iQ Student Quarter

3. X1 Media City Tower

4. Westpoint

5. X1 The Campus Block Two

6. X1 The Campus

7. True Manchester Salford One & Two

8. Brookland House

9. One Cross Street

10. X1 Chapel Street

Cost of Living in Salford

If you want to live near Manchester and take advantage of urban amenities, Salford is an affordable place. However, when looking for the perfect student accommodation in Salford, being careful about the expenses is the key. Especially for students, it is advisable to have a budget per week. Below is the estimated cost of living in Salford:

1. Transportation: £110 - £150 /month

2. Utilities: £290 - £350 /month

3. Mobile Plans: £14 - £25 /month

4. Groceries: £50 to £100 /month

5. Clothing & Laundry Services: £75 to £100 /per month

6. Entertainment: £150 - £250 /month

7. Fitness Club: £19 - £30 /month

Student Travel in Salford

Salford's accessibility is defined by a reliable, well-connected transit system, which includes buses, ferries, metro, trams, taxis, and trains. Almost all international students living in the student accommodations near the University of Salford typically take public transportation to and from school. Some of the few ways students can travel in Salford are the following.

1. Train: The train system of Salford is an excellent one. The city is connected by several train lines which help you travel anywhere near and far. It is swift and easy to get Salford's train services, and being a student, you can also avail yourself of many student discounts. This discount can be received if you have got a train railcard made.

2. Bus: The bus services are well connected and spread out over Salford. The bus stops predominantly near every university in Salford. Hence, the students won't have to struggle to travel from one place to another, making travelling from your Salford student accommodation very easy! Here's where you can find the bus details.

3. Tram: Salford has a great tram network all over the city with lines from Bury to Altrincham and from Manchester city centre to Eccles. Students can go online and check the tram system of Salford.

3. Cycling: Salford's climate is appropriate for cycling if students want to get around places while enjoying the scenic views and staying fit. The city has a well-planned on-road and off-road cycling route, and bicycles can be purchased or higher, with a helmet being the only legal requirement.

Student Lifestyle And Living in Salford

Salford is a safer and reimagined version of London's Docklands to many. The city is made up of quaint villages, nature reserves & moss lands, parklands, and forests. Furthermore, the city is a significant channel for business and academic talent. MediaCityUK is moulding the city with growing numbers of media, digital, and creative industries. Therefore, finding student accommodation in Salford holds the opportunity to know and understand the city better.

On the other hand, Salford is the hub for every sports enthusiast. Whether you are a practice or just a fan of cricket, rugby, or football, the city cannot disappoint you. The AJ Bell Stadium is home to Sale Sharks and Salford Red Devils. Plus, the Lancashire Cricket Club and Manchester United Football Club are situated not far away.

Salford also hosts a remarkable culinary landscape featuring cafes and restaurants. If you are in the mood for Indian and Asian, Balchao and Bombay to Mumbai there. Or, if you want to transport yourself to a picturesque pizzeria in Italy, you can try Borrello Restaurant or Linguine Italian any day. Some cafes, like Laco Cafe & Bistro, offer full vegetarian breakfast options, and some, like 19 Cafe Bar, offer the perfect espresso shot to power through the day.

Overall, it is wise to look for Salford student accommodation when the city has so much to offer. Also, for being intrinsically linked with Manchester, the plenty of entertainment options, amenities, and facilities, you can never feel bored.

Salford Tourist Attractions

Salford is known for its various museums, art galleries, cafes and restaurants. The city also offers some extravagant tourist attractions which students can visit to explore the city's culture. Here are some of the most famous tourist attractions you can visit while you stay in Salford.

1. MediaCityUK

2. The Lowry

3. Ordshall Hall

4. The Quays

5. RHS Garden Bridgewater

6. Old Trafford

7. IWM North

8. BBC Manchester

9. Clifton Country Park

Universities in Salford

Salford is home to one of the largest universities in the UK, the Univeristy of Salford, ushering in thousands of international students. Below, we mention some of the reputed universities in and around Salford that offer numerous degree courses to students across the globe.

1. Salford City College

2. University of Law

3. Arden University

4. BIMM University

5. Manchester Metropolitan University

6. Manchester School of Art

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