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Why move to… Wincheap, Canterbury

Why move to… Wincheap, Canterbury The suburb of Wincheap lies south west of Canterbury’s city centre. Either from the Saxon Wenchiape or Old English Waegnceap, the area ambiguously takes its name from the stretch of A28 that connects Canterbury and Ashford. Wincheap has long been popular with students because of its affordable student housing, proximity … Continued

cost of student accommodation

Costs of student accommodation – what to budget for?

Living off-campus is very different to living in halls. While you may be used to having all of your bills included in your rent, off-campus accommodation usually means sorting your own utilities. So, what costs are involved with renting student accommodation? We crunch the numbers… How much is student housing? Student housing in Canterbury will … Continued

how to find uni flatmates

How to find Uni flatmates?

It can be tricky to find suitable housemates for your student housing. Your friends – as much as you may like them – may not make the perfect housemates. So, if you’re an individual looking for like-minded people to share with, where do you start?   Whether you’re in the process of deciding who to live … Continued

when to start looking for student accommodation

When to start looking for student accommodation?

Ahhh… the eternal question: when should you begin your search for next year’s student accommodation? Start your hunt too soon and it’ll be slim pickins – likewise, if you leave it too late. When it comes to finding your perfect student housing, timing is everything, which is why we’ve created a useful timeline to help … Continued

Why move to st dustans canterbury

Why move to… St Dunstan’s, Canterbury

Why move to… St Dunstan’s, Canterbury Beloved by Canterbury locals, St Dunstan’s is a small enclave located to the west of Canterbury. Lined with independent shops, bars and restaurants, there’s a safe community-feel to St Dunstan’s. The magnificent Westgate Towers and River Stour create a natural barrier from the buzzing high street, making this area seem like a welcome retreat from … Continued

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How to decorate a student room?

University, the most magical years of your life. You’re off on your own adventure of laughter, learning and late nights, and you may be away from home, but your university city will become your new home, at least for a while. With so many university housing options to choose from, your student house and room … Continued

tips for new students

Top tips for new students

This might well be the first time you are choosing a new house, so here are our top tips for new students. Start house hunting early Clearly, you will get the pick of the best houses the earlier you start looking. While we help students find houses to rent throughout the year, you might have … Continued

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Preparing for move-in day

We know that lots of parents like to help with the move-in process. Here’s everything you’ll need to know about your son or daughter’s new home. All of this information can also be found in the Housing Handbook or in the Student section of our website. Move-in day There is a full handover of the … Continued