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Accommodation Guide to University and University partner accommodation -
Guide to University
and University partner
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                                                      Welcome to
                                                      Where you choose
                                                      to live is a really
                                                      important part of
                                                      your student life.
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Around 2,400        Safe and secure   Convenient          Affordable range   Walk to campus    Make your money        Always keep       Help at hand – our
rooms managed       environment to    locations. You’re   of standard and    or use the free   go further, no bills   in touch - free   teams are always
by the University   live and study    never more than     ensuite bedrooms   CampusLink bus    or hidden costs        unlimited         available to assist
and its partners                      15 minutes away                        service                                  internet access
                                      from campus.
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                                                      There are around 2,400
                                                      rooms available in University
                                                      and University partner
                                                      We aim to help you live
                                                      independently but with a
                                                      full range of support available
                                                      if you need it.
                                                      By choosing to live with us you will have the           Students with conditional offers can still apply for
                                                      opportunity to meet people from different               accommodation before their status changes to
                                                      backgrounds, countries and cultures with a wide         unconditional (usually when exam results are achieved
                                                      range of academic and social interests.                 or, for international students, when the course deposit
                                                                                                              has been paid).
                                                      We aim to provide accommodation that is reasonably
                                                      priced, well maintained, safe and comfortable.          Once your exam results and acceptance at the
                                                                                                              University are confirmed, your accommodation
                                                      The University has a dedicated Accommodation            application will be processed.
                                                      Services team who are here to help you choose the
                                                      right accommodation and answer any questions you        Students applying to Salford Student Village (John
                                                      may have.                                               Lester Court, Eddie Colman Court, Bramall Court) will
                                                                                                              receive offers of a place in accommodation before they
                                                      Your guarantee of accommodation                         have received an unconditional study offer from the
                                                      All first year undergraduate and postgraduate           University.
                                                      students starting their course in September are
                                                                                                              If you don’t receive the exam grades required to take
                                                      guaranteed a place in University or University
                                                                                                              up your place at University then your deposit of £200
                                                      partner accommodation, provided that you have
                                                                                                              will be refunded, provided you cancel by the relevant
                                                      accepted an offer to study at Salford and applied for
                                                                                                              cancellation deadline date.
                                                      accommodation by 1st September.
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    Our range of accommodation choices                          Our Partners
    Whatever your budget and your requirements we
                                                                Campus Living Villages
    have several options to help you choose which
    accommodation is best for you.                              Salford Student Village comprises of Bramall, John
                                                                Lester and Eddie Colman Courts, and is owned
    We provide a choice of:
                                                                by Campus Living Villages in partnership with the
    ❚ Single study bedrooms                                     University. Campus Living Villages specialises in
                                                                providing safe, supportive and exciting student
    ❚ Flats for students with children - at Castle             accommodation. Salford Student Village has two
       Irwell                                                   to five bedroom flats with shared bathrooms and
    ❚ One bedroom flats (with lounge) for undergraduate        kitchens. Across the Village you will find student
       and postgraduate couples                                 lounges with large screen TVs and a gym and library.
                                                                As one of the largest providers internationally it has
    ❚ Adapted rooms and facilities for students with           an established track record with over 50 institutions in
       additional requirements.                                 the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New

    Accreditation and Code of Standards
    All of the accommodation detailed in this brochure          All bedrooms include:
    is managed in accordance with the codes of practice         ❚ Bed, desk and chair, wardrobe, bin,
    which exist to safeguard the interests of our students.       data cable
    Accommodation owned and managed by the University
    is registered and compliant with the Universities UK        ❚ Some bedrooms include a washbasin
    Code of Practice. The code sets out the main elements       ❚ Shelves or bookcases are also provided
    of good management practice. It covers health and
    safety, maintenance and repairs and relationships           ❚ Please note bedding is not provided but packs are
    between managers and student residents. It should also         available to purchase. Bedding packs include a
    assist residents in understanding both the standards           pillowcase, duvet, duvet cover and sheet.
    and procedures applying to their accommodation and          All kitchens include:
    their obligations as tenants. The full code can be viewed
    at                           ❚ Microwave, electric oven, hob and grill, fridge freezer,
                                                                   table and chairs or breakfast bar and stools, Ironing
    Accommodation owned or managed by our partners                 board, dustpan & brush, mop and bucket
    will be managed in accordance with the ANUK Code
    of Practice (Accreditation Network UK) or through a         ❚ Vacuum cleaners are provided in kitchens or are
    management agreement with the University. This will            available to borrow from receptions”
    ensure that standards of service provision will as a
                                                                For further information and to make an application visit
    minimum comply with either of the above codes.
                                                                t: (0) 161 669 5750
    Constantine Court and Horlock Court are based on the
    main Peel Park Campus. All other accommodation is a
    short distance away (approximately a ten minute walk)
    from the main campus with a frequent and free campus
    bus service provided throughout term time. The free
    CampusLink bus runs Monday to Friday and stops at
    all of the accommodation locations and main campus
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     How to choose the right                                                                                                                                                              Mature Students
                                                                                                                            Flexible extensions may be available at John Lester and
                                                                                                                            Eddie Colman Courts if you need to stay longer than 52
                                                                                                                            weeks, subject to availability.                               If you are a mature student and would prefer to live with

     accommodation.                                                                                                         We will try to meet requests for shorter extensions
                                                                                                                            wherever possible but cannot guarantee this.
                                                                                                                                                                                          returning or postgraduate students when you arrive,
                                                                                                                                                                                          please indicate this on your online application form.

     Your preferences and requirements.                                                                                     We will contact you for confirmation of your possible
                                                                                                                            extension requirements approximately three months
                                                                                                                                                                                          Erasmus and Exchange Accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                          We will do our best to offer short term accommodation
                                                                                                                            before your contract ends, but it is your responsibility to   to all incoming Erasmus and exchange students.
     The majority of students will stay with us for at least     Undergraduate accommodation is available at:               confirm any extension, in writing, and by the deadline.       However, rooms are limited so please apply as soon as
     nine months of the year and many students choose to                                                                    Unfortunately if you do not let us know that you need to      your place is confirmed.
     stay with us for the whole time they are studying at        ❚ Castle Irwell                                            stay in the accommodation by the deadline, we cannot
     University. To make the most of your accommodation          ❚ Constantine Court                                        guarantee that this will be possible.                         Applying for International Placements
     experience it is really important for you to make the                                                                                                                                and Exchanges
     right choice when you apply.                                ❚ Horlock Court                                            Nurses                                                        If there is a possibility of an exchange programme on
     We appreciate that every student has individual             ❚ Bramall Court                                            We place nursing students together as their study and         your course but you will not receive confirmation until
     requirements and our contract lengths are based on the      ❚ Eddie Colman Court                                       work patterns usually involve shifts and longer contracts.    later in the academic year (usually second and third
     majority of course lengths. In all cases you must read                                                                 Most nursing students require a 52 week contract and          semester placements) you can still apply for some of
     the terms and conditions carefully before agreeing to       ❚ John Lester Court                                        can be accommodated in John Lester or Eddie Colman            the accommodation choices. These choices are Castle
     accept a LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT. In accepting a                                                                      Court. There are a small number of courses starting in        Irwell, Constantine Court and Horlock Court. Short term
     contract you are agreeing to abide fully by all the terms   All undergraduate contracts are for 42 weeks.              March – if we have rooms available at that time we will       contracts are also available in Salford Student Village
     and conditions, which includes paying the rent for the      All of our new first year students are placed with other   be pleased to offer you accommodation.                        accommodation (Bramall, John Lester and Eddie Colman
     full contract period.                                       first years so you will meet lots of friends in the same                                                                 Courts).
     If you cannot see a contract that matches your                                                                         Returning Students
                                                                                                                                                                                          If you wish to apply for Salford Student Village
     requirements please contact the Accommodation               Students applying for John Lester, Eddie Colman &
                                                                                                                            Returning students are welcome to apply for                   accommodation (Bramall, John Lester, Eddie Colman
     Services Team for advice, before you apply.                 Bramall Courts can also choose their own room and
                                                                                                                            accommodation and many students choose to stay                Courts) then you should enquire about flexible/
                                                                 flat mates.
     Students who live in the local area should consider very                                                               with us throughout their time at University.                  short-term contract options.
     carefully whether they will commit to a full contract
                                                                 Postgraduate accommodation is available at:                Group Applications                                            If you have already booked accommodation or are
     in University or University partner accommodation – if
     you change your mind after moving in, you must find                                                                                                                                  already in residence please do not worry that you will
                                                                 ❚ John Lester Court (52 weeks)                             We can accept group applications at all of the
     someone else to take over your contract.                                                                                                                                             not be able to take part in the Erasmus programme (or
                                                                                                                            accommodation choices – please submit your
                                                                 ❚ Eddie Colman Court (52 weeks)                                                                                          other exchange scheme) if an opportunity becomes
                                                                                                                            applications together and include the names of the
     Your Choices                                                                                                                                                                         available later in the academic year. We will need
                                                                                                                            other students you wish to share with. All students in a
                                                                 Our postgraduate taught courses are 52 weeks                                                                             to receive either an email or letter from your tutor
     ❚ Undergraduate or postgraduate                                                                                        group application must have the same contract period.
                                                                 long – most students find that their contract is                                                                         confirming that you are taking part and the date it
                                                                                                                            It would be helpful if you all provide your student ID
                                                                 perfectly adequate but some students may require an                                                                      will start. We will then release you from your contract
     ❚ Standard or ensuite bedroom                                                                                          numbers when applying.
                                                                 accommodation extension. This may be an extension                                                                        the weekend before the placement starts. Please
     ❚ Sharing with small or large group                         for two or three weeks, or it may be that you are                                                                        note this only applies to students in University owned
                                                                 taking an academic extension to complete your                                                                            accommodation – Castle Irwell, Constantine,
     ❚ Quieter accommodation
                                                                 dissertation and require either a four or six month                                                                      and Horlock Courts.
     ❚ Mixed or single sex                                       accommodation extension.
     ❚ Adapted accommodation
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     Care Leavers                                                  Students living in quieter accommodation are asked to        a range of welcome and induction activities to help
                                                                   adhere to certain conditions, which are slightly different   students settle into their accommodation. Sometimes
     The accommodation online application form (for Castle         from those operating at the rest of the accommodation        problems large and small arising during the first few
     Irwell, Horlock and Constantine Court applications)           areas. These include a requirement that any noise from       weeks of a new term can easily be dealt with if discussed
     includes a question for students who may have                 TVs/computers or any music played in bedrooms should         at an early stage. New students can feel overwhelmed
     spent time in foster care, semi-independent living or         be kept to a low level at all times of the day and night     by the many new experiences they have to deal with.
     residential care homes. If you tick this box we will treat    (‘low level’ is categorised as being not significantly       This can particularly be the case for international
     this information in confidence, and will contact you          audible from outside of the bedroom).                        students. The Resident Life Support Officers play a vital
     to discuss whether you may benefit from any further
                                                                                                                                role during out of hours when they will provide support
     support the University can offer and if you require           No music systems can be set up or played in the
                                                                                                                                if you have worries or problems.
     accommodation on a 52 week basis.                             communal dining area; residents should not entertain
                                                                   large numbers of guests/visitors at any one time.            They will help to resolve any disputes between residents
     The University’s Care Leaver Support Co-ordinator can
                                                                                                                                and promote a harmonious living environment.
     help you find solutions with finance worries, study skills,   Whilst we cannot guarantee that noise will always be
     welfare issues, careers, part-time work, counselling and      kept to a minimum, it is the intention that the quieter      Resident Life Support Officers work out of office hours
     many other areas. You may not need access to all of           accommodation will be an opportunity for us to place         during the evenings and weekends on a rota basis.
     the support available to you, or any at all, but we can       like minded people together, and try to create a more
     help you to make the right choices – from application to      harmonious living environment for our residents.             V Plus Team (Salford Student Village)
                                                                   This success of this option is dependent upon the            The V Plus team will assist you in many ways, from
     To talk to the specialist Care Leaver Support                 consideration and co-operation of all residents.             greeting you and making you feel welcome to planning
     Co-ordinator you can call Student Life on 0161 295 0023       To choose quieter accommodation please select this           social events and activities throughout the year.
     or email the Care Leaver Co-ordinator at                      option when making your online application.                                                                                      Being part of the V Plus team means making a
                                                                   Adapted Accommodation for students using a                   difference, working with an exciting and energetic group
     Alternatively you can visit the web pages for care                                                                         of people.
     leaver support at You               wheelchair or with mobility requirements
     can arrange an initial meeting with the Care Leaver                                                                        No matter what your interests, there’s always something
                                                                   Available at Constantine Court, John Lester Court
     Support Co-ordinator even before you have applied to                                                                       to do and plenty of ways to meet new people. To make
                                                                   and Eddie Colman Court. DDA compliant kitchens
     the University and to discuss the best accommodation                                                                       the most of all the events that Salford Student Village
                                                                   are available at Constantine Court with adjustable
     for you.                                                                                                                   has to offer you will be invited to become a member
                                                                   cupboards, sink and worktops plus fridges and
                                                                                                                                of V Plus, our exclusive membership package and take
     The University is proud to hold the Buttle UK Quality         freezers which can be easily accessed by wheelchair
                                                                                                                                part in these activities either for free or with huge
     Mark and as such we can offer care leavers guaranteed         users.
     52 week or flexible accommodation contracts for               Deaf Alerter provision is available at all
     the duration of your degree if required. We can also          accommodation choices.
     supply kitchen equipment and bedding for you free
     of charge if you need it. When you fill in the online         Please advise us of your requirements when you apply.
     accommodation form you will be asked if you are a care        We also work closely with Student Life’s Disability and
     leaver. We recommend that you tell us, so we can ensure       Learner Support Service to ensure our residents have
     you can access all support offered. This information is       access to other support available. Other reasonable
     confidential and will be only passed to the Care Leaver       adjustments or extra provision can be made as long as
     Co-ordinator.                                                 we know what you need. If you would like to speak to
                                                                   a member of our Disability and Learner Support Team
                                                                   to find out more about the support available please
     Quieter Accommodation                                         telephone +44 (0) 161 295 0023.
     If you are an individual who prefers a more peaceful
     atmosphere, or someone who is easily distracted by            Resident Life Support Officers
     the noise of others, then you may wish to request
     to be allocated within one of our designated quieter          Resident Life Support Officers provide additional support
     accommodation areas at Castle Irwell, Horlock Court,          at Castle Irwell, Horlock and Constantine Courts. They
     Constantine Court or John Lester Court.                       provide a warm welcome to all new residents through
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                                                       Our weekly rents are inclusive
                                                       to help you budget.
                                                       Check our website for our latest
                                                       prices and compare all of the
                                                       accommodation choices with
                                                       your budget.
                                                       Your rent includes:                                              ❚ Use of the coin operated laundry machines
                                                       ❚ Use of your room for entire length of your contract            ❚ Car parking on University campus car parks
                                                       ❚ All utility bills, so there aren’t any hidden costs and you   ❚ Repairs for accidental and deliberate damage beyond
                                                          don’t need to worry about unforeseen bills                       fair wear and tear.
                                                       ❚ Unlimited internet access on the University network for
                                                          Castle Irwell/Horlock/Constantine residents                   Please check our website for full details
                                                                                                                        of weekly fees and costs for the full
                                                       ❚ Free high speed WiFi for Salford Student Village
                                                                                                                        contract so that you fully understand the
                                                          residents in Bramall/John Lester/Eddie Colman
                                                                                                                        financial commitment before you accept an
                                                                                                                        accommodation contract.
                                                       ❚ Free membership of the University Sports Centre for
                                                          fitness, sports and club activities (on payment of a          Other information:
                                                          small activation fee)
                                                                                                                        ❚ All accommodation is non-smoking
                                                       ❚ On call support 365 days a year from our Resident
                                                          Life Support Officers, Resident Assistants and Security       ❚ Accommodation is self-catered – there are lots of
                                                          staff                                                            places to eat on campus or in the local area

                                                       ❚ Contents insurance to the value of £3,500 included for        ❚ Standard accommodation provides shared bathroom
                                                          peace of mind                                                    facilities (showers, toilets and washbasins)

                                                       ❚ Repairs and maintenance for fair wear and tear                 ❚ Ensuite accommodation provides a toilet, washbasin
                                                                                                                           and shower facility within a study bedroom.
                                                       ❚ Safe and secure accommodation with 24 hour/evening
                                                          security provision                                            ❚ All accommodation has shared kitchen and
                                                                                                                          dining facilities
                                                       ❚ Free term time bus service
                                                                                                                        ❚ All kitchens have a microwave, electric oven and grill,
                                                       ❚ Car parking (Castle Irwell and Salford Student Village           fridge freezer, table and chairs or breakfast bars and
                                                          residents).                                                      stools
                                                                                                                        ❚ All bedrooms are for single occupancy
                                                       Your rent DOES NOT include:
                                                                                                                        ❚ A bed, desk, wardrobe, shelves and study chair are
                                                       ❚ Your accommodation deposit or booking fee                         provided in bedrooms.
                                                       ❚ Your weekly food requirements
                                                       ❚ A TV licence (required for students who use a
                                                          TV or computer to watch or record live television
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     Horlock Court
     There are 168 bedrooms
     available at Horlock Court
     which is right in the heart
     of the campus.

     Key features
     ❚ Close to University House, Sports Centre, Clifford
        Whitworth Library and all Peel Park buildings
     ❚ 12 bedroom houses – all bedrooms have a washbasin
     ❚ Students share kitchen and dining facilities
     ❚ Quiet accommodation available

     General information
     ❚ Security provision
     ❚ Out of hours and weekend support from Resident
       Life Support Officers

     Available to
     ❚ First year undergraduates on a 42 week
     Building and construction works
     affecting residents living in Horlock and
     Constantine Court
     There will be building works taking place for the
     foreseeable future approximately 250 metres from
     Horlock and Constantine Court as part of our ambitious
     development plans to improve the University campus.
     Applicants for Horlock and Constantine Court should
     be aware that there will be some disruption to the
     surrounding areas from construction noise during
     normal working hours (8.00am – 6.00pm).
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      About usCourt
     Our only ensuite
     accommodation on campus
     and is extremely popular
     with new students.
     Key features
     ❚ Central location in the heart of the University campus,
        close to University House, the Sports Centre,
       Clifford Whitworth Library and all Peel Park buildings
     ❚ 13 bedroom houses – all bedrooms have ensuite
        washbasin, shower and toilet
     ❚ Students share kitchen and dining facilities
     ❚ Quieter accommodation is available
     ❚ Accommodation is available for students with
        disabilities and additional requirements

     General information
     ❚ Security provision
     ❚ Out of hours and weekend support from Resident
       Life Support Officers

     Available to
     ❚ First year undergraduates on a 42 week
     Building and construction works
     affecting residents living in Horlock and
     Constantine Court
     There will be building works taking place for the
     foreseeable future approximately 250 metres from
     Horlock and Constantine Court as part of our ambitious
     development plans to improve the University campus.
     Applicants for Horlock and Constantine Court should
     be aware that there will be some disruption to the
     surrounding areas from construction noise during
     normal working hours (8.00am – 6.00pm).
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     Castle     us
     Castle Irwell Student Village is an
     extremely popular site with 1,059
     bedrooms. Students share either
     an eleven bedroom house or six
     bedroom flat.
     Key features
     ❚ Barbecue areas and sports pitches on site
     ❚ Accommodation for Erasmus and exchange
     ❚ Quiet accommodation available
     ❚ Each house or flat has two showers and two toilets
     ❚ A social room with flat screen TV

     General information
     ❚ 24 hour security provision
     ❚ Out of hours and weekend support from Resident
       Life Support Officers

     Available to
     ❚ Houses available to first year and returning
        undergraduates, on a 42 week contract
     ❚ Houses available to nurses and postgraduates on
       a 42 week contract.
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     Bramall     us
     Situated a short walk from the
     Adelphi campus and less than one
     mile from the main University
     campus and Peel Park.

     Key features
     ❚ Two, three and four bedroom flats
     ❚ Choice of three room sizes: standard, large and extra
     ❚ Large social and games room with pool table
     ❚ Large screen TV with Freeview in Student
     ❚ V Plus team offering regular events and
     ❚ High Speed Wi-Fi in all bedrooms

     General information
     ❚ Free limited parking spaces
     ❚ Salford Student Village offers bedding and kitchen
        packs plus other items to purchase through their
       village shop

     Available to
     ❚ Flats available to undergraduates and postgraduates
       on a 42 week contract.
     To apply go to:
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     John Lesterusand
     Eddie Colman Courts
     These flats are extremely popular
     with students studying nursing
     and health-related courses.
     Key features
     ❚ Two, three or four bedroom flats
     ❚ Large social and games room as well as a free, well
        equipped, on site gym.
     ❚ Quieter accommodation for undergraduates available
        in John Lester Court
     ❚ Sky TV in Student Lounges
     ❚ Library for quiet or group study
     ❚ V Plus team on site organising regular events
       and activities
     ❚ High Speed Wi-Fi in all bedrooms and
        common areas.

     General Info
     ❚ Adapted accommodation available
     ❚ Free car parking
     ❚ Able to search for like minded students and choose
        your room when applying
     ❚ Flexible contract dates to suit your
     ❚ Salford Student Village offers bedding and kitchen
        packs, plus other items to purchase through their
        Village Shop.
     Available to
     All students, with a range of contracts offered
     including 42 week, 52 week and short-term
     To apply go to:
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     Residents at all locations in this
     brochure receive membership
     of the Sports Centre for the
     duration of their accommodation
     The facilities include:                                        Please check our website for the latest details of what
                                                                    is included in the accommodation Sports Centre
     ❚ 25 metre swimming pool
     ❚ Whirlpool spa
                                                                    The Sports Centre is located close to University House
     ❚ Sauna                                                        on Peel Park Campus.
     ❚ F our fitness rooms with cardiovascular and resistance      t: +44(0) 161 295 5060
       suites, upper body strength and lower body
       strength facilities
     ❚ F itness studio classes including yoga, pilates, studio
       cycling, boxercise, circuit training and aqua fit
                                                                    Timetables for all activities are updated every year and
     ❚ Climbing wall
                                                                    students will receive full details when you arrive at your
     ❚ Squash courts and badminton courts                           accommodation.
     ❚ S ports hall with basketball courts, five-a-side football   * Membership is free for the duration of your
       pitch, handball court and inline hockey court.                  accommodation contract on payment of a small
       Booking fee is applicable.                                      activation fee (currently £20 for 2013-14).
       stroturf for five-a-side or 11-a-side football
      and hockey (at Castle Irwell) Booking fee is
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     Viewing our accommodation.
                                                                                                                                How to Apply                                                   Salford Student Village (John Lester, Eddie Colman
                                                                                                                                                                                               and Bramall Courts)
                                                                                                                                All applications should be made online via our website

     University Open Days are a great
                                                                                                                       Please note                   To secure your booking with Campus Living Villages
                                                                                                                                that you will need to apply directly to Salford Student        you will need to pay a refundable security booking
                                                                                                                                Village if you wish to stay in John Lester, Eddie Colman       fee/deposit of £200, together with £200 rent paid in

     way to see the accommodation.                                                                                              or Bramall Courts. As there are two providers of
                                                                                                                                accommodation there are different sets of terms and
                                                                                                                                                                                               advance. This payment must be made within the stated
                                                                                                                                                                                               time frame to secure your room at Salford Student
                                                                                                                                conditions depending on the accommodation offered              Village. If you are struggling to make payments by
                                                                                                                                to you. For full details of these terms and conditions         your deadline, contact the Village directly to discuss
     Viewing the accommodation                                    Private accommodation
                                                                                                                                please email, telephone or check the relevant website          your options.
     University Open Days                                         We strongly recommend that all new students needing           for a copy.
                                                                  accommodation choose University or University partner                                                                        All further rent payments will be made on 27th of each
     The University runs Open Days throughout the year                                                                          To make an application for Salford Student Village
                                                                  accommodation because it provides you with the                                                                               month. Students with 42 week contracts will make nine
     which include opportunities to visit our accommodation                                                                     (John Lester, Eddie Colman or Bramall Court) visit
                                                                  support you need as you adjust to life away from home.                                                                       payments and students with 52 week contracts will
     sites. To book on an Open Day, visit our website at                                                               Students can
                                                                  As the weekly rent includes your utilities and broadband                                                                     make twelve payments. and follow the relevant link.                                                                            select their own room and flatmates online.
                                                                  internet, it makes it easier for you to budget as there are
     Most accommodation is fully occupied throughout the                                                                                                                                       Payment methods include credit card (Visa and
                                                                  no hidden extras.
     majority of the year so it is not always possible to see                                                                   Payment information                                            MasterCard), EFT, debit card, cheque and cash (provided
     inside all of the accommodation locations.                   However, if you prefer to make your own arrangements                                                                         it is paid at reception - do not send cash through the
                                                                                                                                As well as the weekly rent there are a few other costs to
                                                                  we strongly recommend that you use Manchester                                                                                post).
     July and August viewings                                     Student Homes who offer information on accredited
                                                                                                                                                                                               Payment can also be made through the Salford Student
                                                                  landlords and their properties. This means that the           ❚ Your accommodation booking fee/deposit of
     Weekend viewings are usually available in July and                                                                                                                                        Village online portal at
                                                                  properties and their landlords are registered; their             £200
     August and further details will be emailed to all students   properties have been inspected and meet the necessary                                                              
     nearer the time. Our Open Weekends allow students            accreditation standards.                                      ❚ Your weekly food requirements
     and parents to see the accommodation more closely and                                                                      ❚ A TV licence is required for each student using             Castle Irwell Student Village, Horlock and
     meet the staff to answer any questions.                      Manchester Student Homes is jointly owned and
                                                                  managed by Manchester Metropolitan University and                a television or PC to watch or record live TV               Constantine Courts
                                                                  the University of Manchester and its free service is also        programmes.
     If you are interested in viewing a particular location at                                                                                                                                 All rent payments should be made by Direct Debit
     your own convenience, we recommend you contact               available to students of the University of Salford. It runs   ❚ Coin operated laundry facilities are available at           each term and a UK bank account will be required to
     the site reception in advance by telephone or email          a compulsory accreditation scheme for landlords and             each location                                                do this. Once your payment schedule has been agreed
     to see if there may be an empty bedroom we can               managing agents of student properties. Please do not                                                                         you will receive a copy with the amounts and dates
                                                                  apply for University accommodation if you are planning        ❚ Car parking is not free of charge on campus, so even
     show you. Please note that our accommodation is fully                                                                                                                                     the payments are due. The first payment for contracts
                                                                  to move into private accommodation shortly afterwards,           if it is free at your accommodation there will still be a
     occupied throughout the majority of the year which                                                                                                                                        starting in September is 25 October. Students receiving
                                                                  as you will be held liable for the full contract charge and      cost if you wish to park on campus
     means that it is not always possible to see inside all                                                                                                                                    an NHS bursary should state that they receive a bursary
     the accommodation locations. Depending on the                you may prevent other students from being offered             ❚ Repairs for accidental and deliberate damage beyond         and confirm that they will be able to pay in monthly
     time of year, it may only be possible to show you            a room.                                                          fair wear and tear.                                         instalments when completing Section 12 of the Direct
     accommodation which is occupied by students.                 t: +44 (0)161 275 7680                                                                                                      Debit mandate form.
                                                                                                                                Payment Dates and Methods – Please check                       For students on a 12 month course, this will mean
     Salford Student Village (Bramall, John Lester and                                  online for up to date information                              there are ten equal payments.
     Eddie Colman Court)
     t: +44 (0)161 669 5750 for John Lester and Eddie            Emergency accommodation                                                                                                      If students do not open a UK bank account or
         Colman Courts and +44 (0)161 669 5758 for                                                                                                                                             agree to pay by Direct Debit, then the full balance
                                                                  Unfortunately we do not have any emergency
         Bramall Court.                                                                                                                                                                        of accommodation fees is due within two weeks of
                                                                  accommodation. All students must book and confirm
                                                                                                                                                                                               the contract start date. This agreement is part of the
                                                                  acceptance of an offer of accommodation before
                                                                                                                                                                                               terms and conditions when you accept an offer of
                                                                  arriving at the University of Salford. This is especially
                                                                                                                                                                                               accommodation. You can also pay your fees in full prior
                                                                  important for international students who may arrive
                                                                                                                                                                                               to or on arrival at the University of Salford.
                                                                  at night. A list of hotels can be found on our website
                                                                  for students requiring temporary accommodation - any
                                                                  hostel or hotel accommodation must be paid for
                                                                  by students.
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     Payment may be made online via the University website       Castle Irwell                                               Cancellation Policy
     using the following link. You will need your University
                                                                 t: +44 (0)161 295 4167                                      Castle Irwell, Constantine Court,
     student ID number for this.
                                                                 e:                              Horlock Court
                                                                                    New students will forfeit their booking fee if their
                                                                                                                             application is cancelled less than 10 days before the start
     Payment may be made by bank transfer. Please quote                                                                      of the accommodation contract.
                                                                 John Lester, Eddie Colman and Bramall Court
     your University student ID number when making the
     transfer.                                                   t: +44 (0)161 669 5750                                      Returning students will lose their booking fee if their
                                                                 e:                                        application is cancelled on or after 1st August. Any
     Barclays Bank plc, 51 Mosley Street,                                                                                    returning students who apply for a contract starting
     Manchester M60 2AU                                                               at a later date will lose their booking fee if their
                                                                                                                             accommodation application is cancelled less than six
     Sort Code               20 55 34                            In all cases you must read the terms and conditions         weeks before the contract start date.
                                                                 carefully before agreeing to accept a LEGALLY BINDING
     Account Number          60642568
                                                                 CONTRACT. In accepting a contract you are agreeing          John Lester, Eddie Colman and
     SWIFT CODE              BARC GB 22                          to abide fully by all the terms and conditions, including   Bramall Courts
                                                                 paying the rent for the full contract period.
     IBAN		                  GB78BARC20553460642568                                                                          Where you have made your booking online or over
                                                                 Information for parents and other relatives                 the telephone, you have the right to cancel your room
     Payment may be made in full within two weeks of your                                                                    booking at Salford Student Village for a period of seven
     arrival at the Cashier’s Office, 2nd Floor, Faraday House   We do appreciate that parents and other relatives of        working days from the date of your acceptance of the
     by any of the following methods:                            our students will be concerned about their welfare.         offer from Campus Living Villages (CLV).
                                                                 We are always happy to answer general enquiries and
                                                                                                                             You must provide notice of your cancellation in writing
     ❚ Cash                                                     provide information but in the interests of protecting
                                                                                                                             and you will be entitled to a full refund of your deposit
                                                                 student privacy and following the guidelines of the Data
     ❚ Cheque (payable to the University of Salford)                                                                        and rent.
                                                                 Protection Act please note we are unable to discuss
                                                                 individuals without their specific permission.              First year students will be able to cancel bookings and
     ❚ Banker’s Draft (payable to the University of
        Salford)                                                                                                             receive a refund of the deposit and rent, provided that
                                                                                                                             notice is received in writing no later than 25 August
     ❚ Traveller’s cheques                                                                                                   2014
     ❚ Debit/credit card                                                                                                     Returning students will be able to cancel bookings and
                                                                                                                             receive a refund of the deposit and rent, provided that
     Our terms and conditions                                                                                                notice is received in writing no later than 1 August
     As there are two providers of accommodation there are
     two different sets of terms and conditions depending
     on the accommodation offered to you. For full details of
     these terms and conditions please email, telephone or
     check the relevant website for a copy.
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     What happens next?
     As your moving in date approaches we will provide            Contact us If you require any further information or help   University Welcome Events
     further details on our website and additional                with any aspect of applying for your accommodation
     communications to help you prepare for your move and         please get in touch.                                        The University and Students’ Union organises a varied
     ensure you have all the information you need.                                                                            Welcome programme of social activities and informative
                                                                  Accommodation Services                                      talks for new and returning students.
     You may wish to bring with you:                              The University of Salford
                                                                  Salford                                                     Some activities are specifically designed for international
     ❚ A duvet, single or fitted sheet, towels and pillowcases                                                               students to help them settle into University life and
                                                                  M5 4WT
        (or you can buy a bedding pack**)                                                                                     pick up vital information on setting up a bank account,
                                                                  t: +44 (0)161 295 4167                                      obtaining a National Insurance number, learning about
     ❚ A couple of plates, bowls, mugs, glasses
                                                                  e:                              British culture and more.
       and cutlery
                                                                                     You will receive full details nearer to your arrival.
     ❚ Coat hangers for your wardrobe
                                                                  Salford Student Village                                     The University’s Get Ready website is essential for all
     ❚ A couple of pans
                                                                  John Lester, Eddie Colman and Bramall Courts                new students. Find out what you need to do now to
     ❚ A desk or bedside light                                   Meyrick Road Off Belvedere Road                             prepare for University and discover what to expect from
                                                                  Salford                                                     student life in Salford.
     ❚ A small mirror for your bedroom
                                                                  M6 5HE                                            
     ❚ Tea towels, toilet rolls, tin opener and
        corkscrew                                                 t: +44 (0)161 669 5750                                      V Plus Membership (Salford Student Village
                                                                  e:                                        residents)
     ❚ Kettle and toaster (it may be worth waiting until
        you move in as someone else may have brought                                   With V Plus membership students can save money
        them)                                                                                                                 when they get involved in the regular social events
                                                                  All information is correct at the time of going to print    hosted at Salford Student Village accommodation sites
     ❚ Spare cash                                                but please check the above websites for the latest          (Bramall, John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts). V
     ❚ Bank account details, cash card and                       information or contact a member of our team for             Plus membership entitles residents to free or reduced
        chequebook                                                assistance.                                                 entry.

     ❚ An alarm clock                                                                                                        You can become a V Plus member for the whole year for
                                                                                                                              just £30 which gives you:
     ❚ ID such as passport, driving licence and National
        Insurance number if you want to look for a part-time                                                                  ❚ Discounted/free access to big monthly events worth
        job                                                                                                                      over £100

     ❚ Address book                                                                                                          ❚ Free entry to all on-site events

     ❚ Toiletries                                                                                                            ❚ Welcome pack & hoody worth over £20

     ❚ Tea, coffee, juice, milk and food to last a few                                                                       ❚ Free Gourmet Society card worth £70 with 50% off
        days                                                                                                                     restaurants across the UK plus 25% off cinema tickets
                                                                                                                                 (*valid 9 months)
     ❚ Washing powder
                                                                                                                              ❚ Discounts with partners
     **You can purchase bedding packs for Castle Irwell,
     Horlock Court or Constantine Court by following the                                                                      ❚ Join a group of like-minded people right at the start of
     relevant link at                                                                                                            Uni... plus much more!
                                                                                                                              Find out more at
     Salford Student Village offers bedding and kitchen                                                             
     packs, plus other items to purchase through their Village
Communications Division, 0161 295 2639 (312677/13)

Accommodation Services
The University of Salford
M5 4WT

t: +44 (0)161 295 7001
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