Who’s who at the property?
- Property Teams
A Property Manager and their team will have responsibility for day-to-day security, cleaning, maintenance and health & safety within the accommodation.
- Student Wardens
Prestige Student Living where possible recruits and trains students who live on-site to act as wardens during the periods when the property team are off-duty. Student Wardens can advise on safety, security and anti-social behaviour where needed and are a vital part of the Prestige Student Living team. Further information about on how to become a Student Wardens will be available on arrival.
What welfare support is available?
The property team will direct and advise residents as to where they will be able to get the correct support and information if needed.
During your son/daughters stay, they will have the opportunity to come along to health and well-being events that take part on our properties. These events highlight topical concerns that some students may face.
Can my son/daughter live at the property for more than 1 year
Yes, the majority of our properties are able to be rebooked for the next year and we often run specific intentives for rebookers as we value their loyalty*. For more information about rebooking please contact our national sales team on +44 (0) 333 344 2829.
How safe are the accommodation?
Feeling safe and secure are paramount in all our homes, but especially when your son/daughter moves away. We have 24 hour CCTV cameras installed at the appropriate areas on site along with secure access door systems, and all bedrooms are lockable. We also offer a 24 hour contact number for students to be able to call should they have any concerns regarding safety & security at any point.
Will we need to arrange a TV licence?
Home for Students will provide TV licences for all communal televisions, however the student will have to provide their own if watching live TV in their bedrooms. To find out more about whether you require a licence, contact TV Licensing on 0300 790 6090 or visit the TV Licensing website here.
*Terms and Conditions Apply.
How does my son/daughter report a maintenance problem with their flat?
In the event that something isn’t working correctly in any part of the accommodation, the student needs to report the issues as soon as possible to the property team who will escalate it accordingly. Outside of the property team hours, the help desk is on hand to take emergency calls related to maintenance issues. Alternatively we have set up an app with MainManager to make reporting issues easy and quick. All students are responsible for reporting any problems as soon as possible to prevent further damage or serious issues. More information will be provided in the welcome pack issued on arrival.
What happens with mail and other deliveries?
A postal collection service operates during office hours – Monday to Friday. Students will be required to present valid photograph ID for when they come to collect the parcel. Please note that the office are not able to take in supermarket deliveries as they contain perishable goods.
What is the guest policy when living at the property?
Each student is allowed one guest per week for 2 nights a week. The resident will be responsible for the actions of the guest and must adhere to the specific guest policy for each property – this will be detailed in the property hand book and the tenancy agreement. The policy must not be abused and guests must be considerate of others living in the property.
Do we need to arrange insurance?
We would recommend that you arrange as a minimum, basic insurance for personal property. Don’t forget to cover any bicycles that your son/daughter may be bringing to university.
Are there laundry facilities at the property?
All of our properties have onsite laundry facilities that are chargeable; prices may differ per property. The number of machines will be dependant on the size of the property. The main provider for our laundry machines is Circuit, for more details please visit their website here.
What are the ANUK – Code of Standards?
Prestige Student Living is accredited by ANUK, a body recognised by all UK Universities, the Student Union and the UK Government for defining a code of standards for student accommodation. This means Prestige Student Living has demonstrated excellence in fundamental areas such as; property condition, management as well as forming sound relationships with students. With us you can be confident everything is taken care of, so you can simply move in and make the most of student life. For more info on ANUK visit the website here.