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About Upperton Road
Upperton Road by Student Roost is a student housing in Leicester that offers studios. They come in four styles: Gold Studio, Silver Studio, Bronze Studio, and Platinum Studio. All room types include a double bed, under bed storage, a study desk and a chair, a wardrobe, and a chest of drawers.
The building has many facilities and services. The facilities include high-speed Wi-Fi, contents insurance, on-site laundry facilities, a secured deposit, and ANUK accreditation. Other services include a gym, a common room, a games room, cinema evenings, and a study space.
Leicester is an English city located on the banks of the River Soar in the East Midlands. It is the second-largest economy in the East Midlands and one of England's oldest cities.
The property is located on Upperton Road, only an 11-minute ride from Leicester city centre. It is in the heart of life, energy, nightlife, food, and drink; it’s surrounded by many exciting locations, including eatery spots, entertainment venues, and other places of interest. If you want to grab a juicy steak, there’s no better place to go than Leicester Steakhouse. It serves delicious steaks and other plates in a bright setting. Rockin Diner is another nearby restaurant offering American meals such as burgers plus drinks in a vibrant atmosphere. If you’re craving some spicy Indian food, Teli's Spicy is five minutes away from the building and it serves an authentic Indian menu in a lively atmosphere.
When you need to do some grocery shopping, Lidl supermarket is just a short walk from the residence and it offers plenty of products at discounted prices to cater to your needs. Before you set off for your bustling day on campus, a morning walk at Bede Park would be quite refreshing. It has spacious greenery, beautiful scenery, and long walking trails. Over the weekend, you may enjoy a night out with your pals and watch the latest box office movies at the ODEON Luxe Leicester movie theatre. You may also choose to go on a shopping spree at Highcross shopping centre where you’ll find lots of high-end shops, stores, and boutiques plus eateries. While in the city. Don’t miss out on visiting one of its famous museums, The Newarke Houses Museum. It has interactive exhibitions about the city, a local army regiment, and historic gardens.
*The accommodation is fully-furnished but please note that bedding and other soft furnishings are not included.
** This building listed for informational purposes only. **
Terms & Conditions
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International students can pay monthly, termly or annually for long-term bookings without a UK guarantor.
Bookings made before 1st August:
7-Day Cooling Off Period
If you decide to cancel your accommodation booking within 7 days of accepting your tenancy agreement, you will receive a full refund of your booking fee.
If you secure your accommodation and then cancel it due to the following reasons:
- Failure to receive grades (all academic years)
- Failure to obtain a VISA (all academic years)
- Studying in an alternative City
Official written evidence from the University (and/or UCAS/relevant VISA authorities) must be sent directly to the Property Team within 3 calendar days of the results or decision being published. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full booking fee will be returned.
If none of the above reasons is applicable, you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your tenancy. Any bookings made after 1st August will have a 24hr cooling off period
After Cooling Off Period
Students can cancel after the cooling-off period for the following reasons:
- Failure to receive grades
- Failure to obtain a visa
- Studying in an alternative city
- The pre-sessional English language course required to take up their university place is cancelled
- Government travel restrictions prevent them from travelling to the UK.
- They are enrolled on a face-to-face course, and the University delays the start of the course.
Bookings made on or after 1st August 2020
If you book your accommodation after 1st August 2020, your cooling-off period will reduce to 24 hours only from the point of acceptance. If you cancel your booking within these 24 hours, your full deposit will be returned. Should you wish to cancel after these 24 hours, the previous procedures will apply depending on your circumstances.
We will seek to delay the start of the tenancy for any new residents who were due to arrive in the UK, but cannot check-in because of flight cancellations, visa delays or travel restrictions.
For residents who have already checked in and can’t return to their Student Roost home because of the restrictions in the UK, we’re pleased to offer a discount of up to 6 weeks’ rent. This will largely affect UK domestic students, but may also affect some international students who travelled home for the holidays.