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West Way Square, Oxford

West Way, Oxford, OX2 9TJ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Opting for West Way Square Oxford, OX2 9TJ, student accommodation is an optimal decision for those who want to enjoy their student life fully. West Way Square Oxford includes studio apartments and two-bed apartments (studios ranging from Premium, Deluxe, and Superior to Luxury and 1 & 2-bedroom apartments). It is conveniently situated close to the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School, City of Oxford College, etc. You'll have access to fully-furnished, fashionable two-bedroom apartments and studios equipped with fitted kitchens and private bathrooms. In addition, there are many indoor and outdoor social areas available for socialising. If you're new to Oxford, check out our Oxford student city guide.

The historic city of Oxford, known for its prestigious universities and vibrant student community, makes Westway Square Oxford an ideal living space for scholars. With a student population that contributes to the active and diverse culture of the city, Oxford offers a blend of educational excellence and rich history. Ranked as one of the world's most renowned educational hubs, the city also teems with cultural landmarks like the Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean Museum. The Atlantic Ocean majorly controls the climate of the region, and hence, there is precipitation all year round. Cornmarket Street and Queen Street on Carfax, the city centre, are populated with several retail stores and other recreational activities. The High is the longest street in the region. It has a number of independent high-end chain stores, but mostly university and college buildings. Managed by Prestige Student Living, West Way Square student accommodation Oxford is not just a place to stay but a remarkable experience in a city that stands as a testament to learning and heritage. The amenities enhance the living experience, ensuring that students have everything they need within reach.

Features

West Way Square Oxford, situated in the historic city of Oxford, is student accommodation tailored for a convenient and comfortable lifestyle. The variety of room types, including Premium Studios, Deluxe Studios, Superior Studio Terraces, Luxury Studios, 1-2 bedroom apartments, and more, ensures that every student can find their perfect match for a home away from home. All the rooms are fully furnished with a comfy double bed, a desk & chair for the organised study, a wardrobe to accommodate belongings, a TV for some movie time, and many more amenities.

The common amenities are where this accommodation truly shines. Residents can stay fit and active at the free on-site gym or unwind and socialise in the games area and cinema room. The study spaces and The spectacular communal terrace offer a tranquil escape with stunning views of Oxford's scenery. Functional conveniences are taken care of with facilities such as on-site laundry facilities and dining areas, while high-speed WiFi up to 1Gbps and broadband throughout keep everyone connected. Additionally, there are study places and an on-site café available; students can also park their vehicles in the bike storage area. For security purposes, there is a 24/7 CCTV.

Location and What's Hot?

Living at West Way Square Oxford student accommodation, scholars are in for an indulgent experience in the midst of one of the UK's most historic and culturally rich cities. Moreover, the Oxford Sixth Form College and Oxford Brookes University(Wheatley Campus) ensure that a diverse array of learning environments are at your fingertips, fostering an incredible educational journey. The West Way Square Student Accommodation Oxford sits snugly within an area brimming with an assortment of delectable eateries, quaint cafes, and vibrant bars, redefining the conventional student lifestyle.

Foodies can savour some yummy Mc nuggets and burgers at McDonald's. Lucky House and Miyuki's Kitchen for some mouthwatering food with an amazing seating area, while caffeine enthusiasts will relish the handcrafted brews at Missing Bean Botley. Grocery shopping becomes a breeze with stores like Waitrose & Partners and Lidl just outside your door. Healthcare needs are well-catered for with the nearby Nuffield Health Hospital ensuring peace of mind. When it's time to unwind and breathe in some fresh air, students can venture out to the serene Port Meadow or the picturesque University of Oxford Botanic Garden. Cultural and historical indulgence is never far away, with Oxford's renowned museums and the iconic Carfax Tower offering enriching experiences. When it comes to academia, prestigious institutions like the University of Oxford and The City of Oxford College are within the vicinity.

Moreover, the Oxford Sixth Form College and Oxford Brookes University(Wheatley Campus) ensure that a diverse array of learning environments are at your fingertips, fostering an incredible educational journey. The West Way Square Oxford accommodation in Oxford promises not only comfort and luxury but also unrivalled accessibility to all things enriching and necessary for the modern student. With the city's most popular attractions and academic hubs just a short stroll away, it stands as an ideal choice for those seeking a balanced and vibrant student life.

Commute

When it comes to commuting from West Way Square Oxford, students are positioned in a hub of convenience and accessibility. The property's prime location ensures that a range of public transport options are within easy reach. Elms Parade Shops and Westminster Way are the two closest bus stops. Seacourt Park and Ride is the nearest metro station. Students can also opt for bicycles for communicating short distances from the West Way Square Oxford as there is a bike storage area available there, too.

What will you get

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Water
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Common Amenities

Free on-site gym
Games room
Cinema Room
Study spaces
Communal terraces
On-site Café

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

What do I do if I'm a first year student and I'm still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. You must provide written evidencefrom the University that you do not have a place within3 days ofyour results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and They will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided They are satisfied, They will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

Do I have to pay a booking fee?

Accommodation do not charge a booking fee. When you accept your room offer, you’ll be asked to pay a deposit to secure your room which is secured with a deposit protection service and refunded at the end of your tenancy.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, They can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of our properties subject to our Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

Can I live at accommodation?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

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

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our ‘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 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, our 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.

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.

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 don’t 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, you’ll 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 (a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information.) 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 (The internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property) 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.

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 license 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 hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be 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 accommodation 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 book a room without a viewing?

Yes, you can.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by our current residents.

I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

Is there car parking facilities for when I move in?

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

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. Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales) Letting Protection Service (Scotland).

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 Oxford

Oxford Student Accommodation

When studying in the historic city of Oxford, students often explore housing options that balance convenience with a taste of local life. Opting for student accommodation in Oxford, as compared to on-campus living, offers more flexibility and independence. With its wide range of Oxford student accommodation, amber serves as a comprehensive platform simplifying the search for the ideal student accommodation. Amber's listings provide a variety of room types suited to diverse preferences, all within the convenience of proximity to major educational institutions such as Lincoln College, the University of Oxford, Oxford Sixth Form College, and several others.

Whether it's a cosy studio or a shared apartment, students can find student accommodation in Oxford that fits their needs. The Oxford student accommodation options are equipped with amenities tailored to student life. Properties like Dorset House, Beech House, West Way Square, and many others options combine comfortable living with access to bustling city life and campus resources.

About Oxford

Oxford, a globally revered city rich in history and academic prestige, stands at the heart of England's educational and cultural heritage. Known for the world-famous University of Oxford and its beautiful architecture, it's a hub for scholars from all corners of the globe. Oxford seamlessly combines ancient university buildings with the dynamism of a bustling city center, making it an intellectually stimulating environment.

The city's deep-rooted scholarly tradition contributes significantly to its charm, with the majestic spires and lush gardens offering a serene backdrop. Oxford student accommodation is diverse, catering to the needs of its large student community. With an array of both traditional and modern living spaces, students can find accommodation in Oxford that suits their preferences and lifestyles. The city is not only an academic powerhouse but is also brimming with galleries, museums, and historical sites, enhancing the cultural richness experienced by its inhabitants. The bustling student population is evidence of the city's educational prominence. Each institution plays a pivotal role in shaping the academic landscape of Oxford and contributes to Oxford's rank in the QS Student Cities index. Offering a wide range of courses across various disciplines, these universities are a beacon of knowledge and research excellence. Students seeking a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment find Oxford an ideal destination. The city not only promises a world-class education but also ensures a memorable university experience, with ample opportunities for personal growth and cultural exploration.

Best Student Accommodation in Oxford

Relocating to Oxford for academic aspirations unveils the opportunity to embrace a new chapter of life, and selecting the best student accommodation Oxford plays a crucial role in this transition. Student accommodation in Oxford offers numerous advantages for students looking for a blend of independence, affordable living, and an engaging community environment. Options range from en-suite rooms that promise privacy to studio apartments that offer a tranquil abode for focused studies. Being close to prestigious institutions, living off-campus also ensures convenience and ease of commute. Dive into the diverse selection of Oxford student accommodation and embark on a memorable university experience surrounded by the historic charm of Oxfordshire, England. Explore an array of top-notch Oxford accommodation options such as:

1. Dorset House, Oxford

2. Beech House, Oxford

3. West Way Square, Oxford

4. The Park, Oxford

5. iQ Alice House, Oxford

6. The Spireworks, Oxford

7. Student Castle Oxford, Oxford

8. Between Towns Court, Oxford

9. The Mews, Oxford

10. Cambridge Terrace, Oxford

Cost of Living in Oxford

Understanding the cost of living in Oxford is essential for students who are planning to study and stay in this historic city. Oxford, renowned for its academic excellence, also has an associated cost of living that significantly impacts student finances. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost of around £900 to £1,200. This estimate sets expectations and helps in planning a budget conducive to a comfortable yet cost-effective student lifestyle, especially when looking for Oxford student accommodation.

1. Food & Groceries - £200 -  £225 / per month

2. Transportation - £55 -  £60 / per month

3. Utilities (including internet) - £100 -  £150 / per month

4. Clothing - £40 -  £55 / per month

5. Sports & Leisure - £50 -  £60 / per month

Student Travel Oxford

For those pursuing their studies in the historic city of Oxford and looking for student accommodation near prestigious institutions, navigating the locality is a breeze thanks to the accessible and affordable student travel options in Oxford. These travel options cater to the diverse needs and budgets of students, providing a mix of convenience and cost-effectiveness.

1. Buses

A staple mode of transport, buses in Oxford offer extensive coverage across the city and beyond. With frequent services, students can expect a bus every few minutes, especially during peak hours. Travel is made more affordable with travel cards like the 'Oxford Key' which allows students to top-up and pay-as-you-go. Expect one-way fares to start from around £1.50, with options for daily, weekly, or monthly passes to save even more.

2. Cycling

Oxford is known for being exceptionally bike-friendly, with numerous dedicated cycle lanes and bike-sharing schemes. Bikes can be rented for as little as £1 for the first half-hour. For those with their own bikes, many student accommodations in Oxford offer secure bike storage.

3. Trains

For longer journeys, the train station in Oxford provides connections to major cities across the UK. Students can take advantage of rail cards which offer up to 1/3 off train fares, ideal for visiting friends or family out of town.

4. Walking

Many of Oxford's neighbourhoods are walkable, giving students the chance to absorb the collegiate atmosphere of the city while getting from A to B for free.

5. Taxis and Rideshares

Readily available, taxis and rideshare services like Uber are great for late-night or group travel. Rates vary, but students can split fares for a budget-friendly option.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Oxford

Oxford is known as a quintessential hub for students seeking an enriching academic and social life. Nestled in the heart of England, Oxford is renowned for its outstanding universities and collegiate atmosphere. Students can look forward to an exceptionally safe environment conducive to learning, with the city’s rich intellectual heritage infusing every cobblestone street and majestic building. An undeniable sense of camaraderie among the student population makes Oxford accommodation a prime choice for those pursuing higher education. The city’s charm extends to its myriad of hangout spots for students looking to unwind after a day of lectures. Just a short distance away from Oxford student accommodation, one can find cosy cafes like The Missing Bean, where the aroma of freshly ground coffee mingles with the buzz of student conversation. For those with a taste for the night, The Library is a popular pub known not only for its extensive selection of drinks but also as a lively venue for quiz nights and social gatherings. Students can indulge in the serenity of nature's embrace at the University Parks, which offers a verdant oasis perfect for picnics, jogs, or a tranquil study spot under the shade of ancient trees. Oxford’s calendar is dotted with events that observe the city’s vibrant cultural tapestry, particularly music festivals such as the annual Oxford Chamber Music Festival, which attracts talent from around the globe. Beyond the halls of academia, these cultural offerings complement the student lifestyle in Oxford, adding a layer of richness to the city’s intellectual rhythm.

Oxford Tourist Attractions

Studying in Oxford not only offers an exceptional academic experience but also the opportunity to explore a city brimming with history and culture. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Oxford include:

1. Oxford Botanic Garden

2. Pitt Rivers Museum

3. Christ Church

4. Bodleian Library

5. History of Science Museum

6. Port Meadow

Universities in Oxford

Oxford, renowned for its academic excellence, is home to some of the most prestigious and respected universities in the world. Students from across the globe come to Oxford in search of top-tier education and vibrant student life. Some top universities include:

1. Buckinghamshire New University

2. Reading College

3. University of West London (Reading Campus)

4. Ecole de Management de Normandie - Campus d’Oxford

5. City of Oxford College

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