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Accommodation Brochure - Accommodation - University of Salford

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                                                 in touch                                                      standards of service provision will as a minimum comply
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                                               • Membership of the Sports Centre for fitness, sports
                                                 and club activities                                           Our range of accommodation choices
                                               Our Student Life Accommodation Services Team is here to         Whatever your budget and your requirements we have
                                               assist you and answer any questions you may have.               several options to help you choose which accommodation
                                                                                                               is best for you. We have standard accommodation which
                                               Your guarantee of accommodation                                 offers great value and recently built/refurbished
                                               All first year undergraduate and postgraduate students are      accommodation, some with en suite facilities.
                                               GUARANTEED a place in University or University partner
                                               accommodation provided you apply by 1 September 2011.           We provide a choice of:
                                               Please note before your application can be fully processed      • Single study bedrooms
                                               you must have accepted an unconditional firm offer to           • One bedroom flats (with lounge) for undergraduate and
                                               study here.                                                       postgraduate couples
                                               Students with conditional offers can still apply for            • Two or three bedroom family flats for students with children
                                               accommodation before their status changes to                      – this accommodation is provided at Matthias Court
                                               unconditional (usually when exam results are received or for    • Adapted rooms and facilities for students
                                               international students when the course deposit has been           with additional requirements
                                               paid). Once your exam results and acceptance at the
                                               University are confirmed, your accommodation application
                                               will be processed. This guarantee excludes applications to
                                               iQ Student Quarter - students without a firm offer can apply
                                               to iQ Student Quarter immediately. If you don’t receive the
                                               exam grades required to take up your place at the University,
                                               your deposit of £250 will be refunded.

                                               Accreditation and code of standards
                                               All of the accommodation detailed in this brochure is
                                               managed in accordance with the codes of practice
                                               which exist to safeguard the interests of our
                                               students. Accommodation owned and managed
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    Locations
    Constantine Court and Horlock Court are based on campus.
                                                               Our partners
                                                               Eddie Colman and John Lester Courts (University of Salford        How to choose
                                                                                                                                 the right accommodation -
    All other accommodation is a short distance away           Student Village), Matthias and Bramall Courts are owned/
    (approximately a ten minute walk) from the main campuses   managed by Campus Living Villages in partnership with the
    and a frequent and free campus bus service links all       University. Campus Living Villages specialises in providing
    accommodation sites, the main campuses and MediaCityUK
    throughout term-time.
                                                               safe, supportive and exciting student accommodation.
                                                               As one of the largest providers internationally, it has an
                                                               established track record and relationships with around
                                                                                                                                 your preferences and requirements
                                                               50 institutions in the United States, United Kingdom,
                                                               Australia and New Zealand.                                        Your accommodation and living experience are a crucial part      In other accommodation we are unable to guarantee an
                                                                                                                                 of your University experience and we want you to have the        extension, and so if you think that you may need to stay
                                                               iQ Student Quarter                                                best time possible. The majority of students will stay with      longer than 50 weeks, please choose Matthias Court or
                                                               Our other partner accommodation is iQ Student Quarter.            us for at least nine months of the year and many students        Castle Irwell.
                                                               iQ has accommodation across the UK including Bristol,             choose to stay with us for the whole time they are studying
                                                                                                                                                                                                  We will try to meet requests for shorter extensions wherever
                                                               Birmingham, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Leeds and Nottingham.           at University. To make the most of your accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                  possible but cannot guarantee this. The extension will be
                                                               There are 541 en suite bedrooms available (including large        experience it is really important for you to make the right
                                                                                                                                                                                                  charged at the same rent as your initial contract.
                                                               deluxe rooms) at this modern purpose built facility. Four, five   choice when you apply.
                                                               and six bedroom flats are available with shared kitchen and                                                                        We will contact you for confirmation of your possible
                                                               lounge facilities. There is also a large common room with         MediaCityUK students                                             extension requirements approximately three months before
                                                               Sky TV provided for all residents.                                There is no dedicated student accommodation at                   your contract ends, but it is your responsibility to confirm
                                                                                                                                 MediaCityUK, however free transport is available from all        any extension, in writing, and by the deadline. Unfortunately
                                                               For further information and to make an application                current accommodation sites.                                     if you do not let us know that you need to stay in the
                                                               please contact iQ directly at www.loveiq.co.uk or                                                                                  accommodation by the deadline, we cannot guarantee that
                                                               telephone +44(0)161 736 6501.                                     A free shuttle bus service runs throughout the day, seven
                                                                                                                                                                                                  this will be possible.
                                                                                                                                 days a week between the main Peel Park campus and
                                                                                                                                 MediaCityUK.                                                     Nurses
                                                                                                                                                                                                  We place nursing students together as study and work
                                                                                                                                 Undergraduates
                                                                                                                                                                                                  patterns usually involve shifts and longer contracts.
                                                                                                                                 The majority of our residents are new and returning
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Most nursing students require a 52 week contract.
                                                                                                                                 undergraduates. Undergraduate accommodation is available
                                                                                                                                                                                                  There are a small number of courses starting in March –
                                                                                                                                 at Castle Irwell, Constantine Court, Horlock Court, Bramall
                                                                                                                                                                                                  if we have rooms available at that time we will pleased to
                                                                                                                                 Court, John Lester Court, Eddie Colman Court and iQ Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                  offer you accommodation.
                                                                                                                                 Quarter. All undergraduate contracts are for 40 or 42 weeks.
                                                                                                                                 All of our new first year students are placed with other first   Family accommodation
                                                                                                                                 years so you will meet lots of friends in the same situation.    The University has a limited number of flats that can
                                                                                                                                                                                                  accommodate families at Matthias Court. We are currently
                                                                                                                                 Postgraduate accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                  reviewing the information we give to students about
                                                                                                                                 Postgraduate accommodation is available at Castle Irwell,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  suitable family accommodation in the private sector.
                                                                                                                                 John Lester Court, Matthias Court and iQ Student Quarter
                                                                                                                                                                                                  We will have more information on the website in July;
                                                                                                                                 and all contracts are 50 weeks long.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  for further information you can also contact us at -
                                                                                                                                 The postgraduate taught courses are 52 weeks long – many         accommodation@salford.ac.uk.
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    Returning students                                              kitchens and include bedding. This will mean that when            To talk to the specialist Care Leaver Support Co-ordinator    Adapted accommodation
    All students are welcome to apply for University                you arrive you will need to buy food but your kitchen and         you can call Student Life on +44 (0)161 295 0023 or email     Accommodation adapted for wheelchair users is available at
    accommodation. However, we have only a limited number           bedroom should have all the items you need. The houses            the Care Leaver Support Co-ordinator, Dalia Jaffar at         Constantine Court, John Lester Court and Eddie Colman
    of places for returning students.                               which are especially for Erasmus and exchange students            StudentLife-Careleaver@salford.ac.uk. Dalia can be            Court. Depending on your requirements suitable
                                                                    are based at Castle Irwell which has sports facilities and        contacted by phone at the Student Life number above.          accommodation may also be available at iQ Student Quarter.
    Group applications                                              green fields.                                                     Alternatively you can visit the web pages for care leaver
                                                                                                                                      support at www.advice.salford.ac.uk. You can arrange an       Accommodation with a fully DDA compliant kitchen is
    We can accept group applications at all of the                  Our houses at Castle Irwell have eleven bedrooms and you
                                                                                                                                      initial meeting with the Care Leaver Support Co-ordinator     available at Constantine Court. This kitchen includes
    accommodation choices – please submit your applications         will share bathroom and kitchen facilities with other Erasmus
                                                                                                                                      even before you have applied to the University and to         adjustable cupboards, sink and worktops plus fridges and
    together and include the names of the other students you        students. Erasmus and exchange students will be given
                                                                                                                                      discuss the best accommodation for you.                       freezers which can be easily accessed by wheelchair users.
    wish to share with. All students in a group application must    contracts based on the period of the exchange programme
    have the same contract period. It would be helpful if you all   they have accepted. We will do our best to offer short term                                                                     Deaf Alerter provision is available at all accommodation
    provide your student ID numbers when applying.
                                                                                                                                      Quieter accommodation                                         choices. Please advise us of your requirements on your
                                                                    accommodation to all incoming Erasmus and exchange
                                                                                                                                      If you are an individual who prefers a more peaceful          application and we can advise you of the most suitable
                                                                    students, however rooms are limited so please apply as soon
    Mature students                                                                                                                   atmosphere, or someone who is easily distracted by the        accommodation.
                                                                    as you receive confirmation of your place at Salford.
    If you are a new student but will be older when you start                                                                         noise of others, then you may wish to request to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                    On the accommodation application form there is a detailed
    University and would prefer to live with returning or           Applying for international placements                             allocated within one of the designated quieter
                                                                                                                                                                                                    section for you to tell us about your requirements – a
    postgraduate students when you arrive, please indicate this                                                                       accommodation areas at Castle Irwell, Horlock Court,
                                                                    and exchanges                                                                                                                   member of our team will contact you to discuss the most
    on your online application form.                                                                                                  Constantine Court and John Lester Court.
                                                                    If there is a possibility of an exchange programme on your                                                                      suitable accommodation. We also work closely with Student
    Erasmus and exchange accommodation                              course but you will not receive confirmation until later in the   Students living in quieter accommodation are asked to         Life’s Disability Service to ensure our residents have access to
    The University of Salford works with many international         academic year (usually second and third semester                  adhere to certain conditions, which are slightly different    other support available. Other reasonable adjustments or
    partners and we are delighted to welcome students who are       placements) you can still apply for some of the                   from those operating at the rest of the accommodation         extra provision can be made as long as we know what you
    studying or working at the University at different times of     accommodation choices. These choices are Castle Irwell,           areas, these include:                                         need. If you would like to speak to a member of our
    the year and often for shorter periods. We know it can be       Constantine, Horlock, Bramall and Matthias Courts.                Any noise from TVs/computers, or music that is played in      Disability Service Team to find out more about the support
    expensive if you have to buy items for your house or flat                                                                         bedrooms should be kept to a low level at all times in the    available please telephone +44 (0) 161 295 0023.
                                                                    Students considering an exchange programme should not
    when you arrive, especially if you are staying for a short      apply to iQ Student Quarter, John Lester or Eddie Colman          day and night (‘low level’ is categorised as being not
    period. We have recently introduced special Erasmus and         Courts as you will not be released from a contract without        significantly audible from outside of the bedroom).
    exchange houses which have more equipment in the                finding a replacement student first.                              No music systems can be set up or played in the communal
                                                                    If you have already booked accommodation or are already in        dining area.
                                                                    residence please do not worry that you will not be able to        Residents should not entertain large numbers of guests/
                                                                    take part in the Erasmus programme (or other exchange             visitors at any one time.
                                                                    scheme) if an opportunity becomes available later in the
                                                                                                                                      Whilst we cannot guarantee noise will always be kept to a
                                                                    academic year. We will need to receive either an email or
                                                                                                                                      minimum, it is the intention that the quieter accommodation
                                                                    letter from your tutor confirming that you are taking part
                                                                                                                                      will be an opportunity for us to place like minded people
                                                                    and the date it will start. We will then release you from your
                                                                                                                                      together, and try to create a more harmonious living
                                                                    contract the weekend before the placement starts. Please
                                                                                                                                      environment for our residents.
                                                                    note this only applies to students in University owned
                                                                    accommodation – Castle Irwell, Constantine, Horlock,              The success of this option is dependent upon the
                                                                    Bramall and Matthias Courts.                                      consideration and co-operation of all residents.
                                                                                                                                      In order to live in this accommodation you should select
                                                                    Care leavers
                                                                                                                                      this option when making your online application.
                                                                    The accommodation online application form includes a
                                                                    question for students who may have spent time in foster
                                                                    care, semi independent living or residential care homes. If
                                                                    you tick this box we will treat this information in confidence,
                                                                    and will contact you to discuss whether you may benefit
                                                                    from any further support the University can offer and if you
                                                                    require accommodation on a 52 week basis.
                                                                    The Care Leaver Support Co-ordinator can help you with
                                                                    issues such as finance worries, study skills, welfare, careers,
                                                                    part time work, counselling and many other areas. You may
                                                                    not need access to all of the support available to you, or any
                                                                    at all, but we can help you to make the right choices – from
                                                                    application to graduation.




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    Contract length – how long is your course? Make sure you                accommodation choices. There are lots of places to
    choose the right contract as you will have to pay your rent             eat on campus or local cafés/sandwich shops close to
    for the full accommodation period.                                      all of the accommodation choices. For further information                              Smoking
    Making friends – do you want to meet lots of friends and                on what is available please visit our website.                                         All accommodation is non smoking and smoking is not
    live in a large group or would you prefer a smaller group                                                                                                      allowed in any part of the accommodation. As some of our
    while you find your feet in your first year?                            Resident Life Support Officers                                                         accommodation has many floors, students can indicate on
                                                                            Resident Life Support Officers provide additional support at                           their online application form (all locations excluding
    Quieter accommodation – in our undergraduate
                                                                            Castle Irwell, Horlock and Constantine Courts. They provide                            iQ Student Quarter) if they are a smoker and would prefer
    accommodation the majority of our residents are 18 or 19
                                                                            a warm welcome to all new residents through a range of                                 to live on a lower floor (only applicable to blocks of flats)
    years old and living independently for the first time.
                                                                            welcome and induction activities to help students settle into                          to be nearer to the smoking shelters. Please note this
    Residences can be noisy and exciting and we know this
                                                                            their accommodation. Sometimes problems, large or small,                               will depend on room availability and the timing of
    doesn’t suit everyone. Students looking for a quieter lifestyle
                                                                            arising during the first few weeks of a new term can easily                            your application.
    and environment can apply for quiet accommodation -
                                                                            be blown out of proportion. New students can feel
    available at Horlock Court, Constantine Court, Castle Irwell
                                                                            overwhelmed by the many new experiences they have to                                   Choice of room sizes
    and John Lester Court.                                                                                                                                         This year we are offering students choosing Bramall and
                                                                            deal with. This can particularly be the case for international
    Bringing a car – you will have to pay to park at iQ Student             students. The Resident Life Support Officers play a vital role                         Matthias Courts the opportunity to choose a standard,
    Quarter, Horlock and Constantine Courts, and if you want                during out of hours when they will provide support if you                              large or extra large room. This can be beneficial if you are
    to use the University car parks there is also a daily charge,           have worries or problems. They will arrange and promote                                bringing lots of possessions with you or if you are studying
    so think carefully about whether you need to bring your car             social activities and encourage all students to live together,                         on a course and have a lot of materials and equipment.
    with you. Remember there is free bus available Monday to                thus promoting a harmonious living environment.
    Friday and this stops at all the accommodation choices.
                                                                                                                                                                   Useful information
                                                                            Resident Life Support Officers work out of office hours                                • Standard accommodation provides shared bathroom
    Budget – can you afford it? Before you apply look carefully             during the evenings and weekends on a rota basis.                                        facilities (showers, toilets and washbasins)
    at our fees table so you understand your commitment.
                                                                            Resident Assistant (RA) –                                                              • En suite accommodation provides a toilet, washbasin and
    Our rents are some of the cheapest in the country but it
                                                                            John Lester, Eddie Colman, Bramall                                                       shower facility within a study bedroom. Some flats at
    is important to look at your budget first.
                                                                            and Matthias Courts                                                                      Matthias Court also have a bath fitted with an
    Local students – you are very welcome to apply for                                                                                                               overhead shower
                                                                            The Resident Assistant Team exists to help provide residents
    accommodation. We ask students who could commute to                                                                                                            • All bedrooms are for single occupancy with the exception
                                                                            with a positive and harmonious environment in which to
    ensure they are fully committed to living with us for the full                                                                                                   of couple and family accommodation
                                                                            live, and Resident Assistants are a key component of the
    year before making an application. By accepting a contract                                                                                                     • All accommodation (with the exception of couple and
                                                                            management and leadership of Campus Living Villages.
    you are committing to paying the full rent for the whole                                                                                                         family accommodation) has kitchen and dining facilities
    contract period.                                                        Being part of the Resident Assistant Team means making a
                                                                                                                                                                     which students will share
                                                                            difference, working with an exciting and energetic group
    Single sex accommodation                                                                                                                                       • All kitchens have microwave, electric oven and grill, fridge,
                                                                            of people. RAs do everything from organising social events
                                                                                                                                                                     freezer, table and chairs or breakfast bar and stools
    All of our accommodation is offered on a mixed sex basis.               to providing support to residents through difficult times.
    If you would prefer single sex accommodation please indicate            They all undertake a variety of training programmes to                                 • All accommodation locations have laundry facilities
    this on your application form, we will try our very best to             provide the knowledge and skills to competently perform in                               (washing and drying machines), and outside drying
    allocate you to this type of accommodation providing there              their role. RAs play a significant role in developing policy                             facilities are available at some locations
    are rooms available. However this may not be possible for               and procedures, as well as providing leadership of the social,                         • All locations have a reception service, maintenance and
    late entrants if we have allocated all of the rooms. If you are         sporting and volunteering activities. Most importantly                                   security support
    offered mixed sex accommodation and would like to change                RAs help you to connect to all the fun activities that occur                           • All accommodation is allocated as mixed sex unless you
    this please email accommodation@salford.ac.uk.                          year round in the Village.                                                               request single sex accommodation on your application




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                                                                                                                                   Horlock Court is centrally located on campus next to the    As part of the University’s ‘Campus Plan’ of building
                                                                                                                                   bank and a shop. The main library and Sports Centre are a   improvements, there will be construction works taking place
                                                                                                                                   short walk away.                                            between July 2011 and September 2012. Applicants for
                                                                                                                                                                                               Horlock and Constantine Court should be aware that
                                                                                                                                   • Twelve bedroom houses on campus                           there will be some disruption to the surrounding areas
                                                                                                                                   • First Year accommodation with 40 weeks contract           from construction noise during normal working hours
                                                                                                                                   • All bedrooms have a washbasin                             (8.00am - 6.00pm) with some weekend working.
                                                                                                                                   • Free and unlimited broadband internet access              There may also be some out of hours working
                                                                                                                                   • Kitchen includes electric oven, microwave, fridge         (e.g. evenings), but this will be by exception and
                                                                                                                                     and freezer                                               advance notice will be provided.
                                                                                                                                   • Other items provided: ironing board, mop, bucket,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Costs
     Investments and improvements                                    Improvements to services                                        dustpan and brush and vacuum cleaner
                                                                                                                                                                                               Bedroom with washbasin £72.94 per week
     One of our ongoing projects is the hopeful launch of IPTV       The University of Salford has recently opened communal TV     • Membership of the Sports Centre included
                                                                                                                                                                                               £2,907.18 per year (40 weeks)
     for students arriving in September 2011. Cat 6 cabling has      rooms in Matthias and Bramall Courts. The space has created   • Regular evening security patrols
     recently been installed and we are currently trialing IPTV to   a hub area for the sites’ ‘Residential Life Programme’ and    • Quieter accommodation available
     provide digital television services and IP phone connection     can be used by residents of Matthias and Bramall Courts.
                                                                                                                                   • Car parking (permit only and limited availability)
     to laptops or PCs through a service provider.                   Eddie Colman, John Lester, Bramall and Matthias Courts all    • Contents insurance included to the value of £3,500
                                                                     have extended opening hours. Reception hours are:             • Resident Life Support Officers providing weekend and
                                                                     Monday 9.00am - 5.00pm                                          out of hours assistance
                                                                     Tuesday - Friday 9.00am - 8.00pm
                                                                     with a Duty Manager on call until 10.00pm to assist with
                                                                     enquiries/requests (Tue - Fri).
                                                                     Saturday 10.00am - 2.00pm
                                                                     with a Duty Manager on call until 4.00pm to assist with
                                                                     enquiries/requests.
                                                                     New Residental Life Programme to help you make the best
                                                                     of your university experience through a series of special
                                                                     events, activities and support.




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     Constantine Court                                                                                                            Castle Irwell Student Village
     Constantine Court is centrally located on campus next to the   As part of the University’s ‘Campus Plan’ of building         Castle Irwell Student Village is part of a mixed use     • Free car parking
     bank and a shop. The main library and Sports Centre are a      improvements, there will be construction works taking place   accommodation and sports complex, and is just over one   • Contents insurance included to the value of £3,500
     short walk away.                                               between July 2011 and September 2012. Applicants for          mile from the Frederick Road and Peel Park campuses.     • BBQ areas and sports pitches on site
                                                                    Horlock and Constantine Court should be aware that there
     • Thirteen bedroom houses on campus                            will be some disruption to the surrounding areas from         • Eleven bedroom houses or six bedroom flats             Costs
     • First Year accommodation with 40 weeks contract              construction noise during normal working hours (8.00am -      • All bedrooms have a washbasin and vanity unit          Castle Irwell Houses
     • All rooms have en suite washbasin, toilet and shower         6.00pm) with some weekend working. There may also be          • Each house/flat has two showers and two toilets        Bedroom with washbasin £63.00 per week
     • Free and unlimited broadband internet access                 some out of hours working (e.g. evenings), but this will be   • Undergraduate and postgraduate accommodation,          £2,511.00 per year (40 weeks)
     • Quieter Accommodation available                              by exception and advance notice will be provided.               40, 50 and 52 weeks contracts                          £3,141.00 per year (50 weeks)
     • Kitchen includes electric oven, microwave, fridge                                                                          • Free and unlimited broadband internet access
                                                                    Costs                                                                                                                  Castle Irwell Flats
       and freezer                                                                                                                • Accommodation for Erasmus and Exchange students
                                                                    En suite bedroom £86.94 per week                                                                                       Bedroom with washbasin £71.96 per week
     • Other items provided: ironing board, mop, bucket,                                                                          • Kitchen includes electric oven, microwave, fridge      £2,868.12 per year (40 weeks UG)
                                                                    £3,465.18 per year (40 weeks)
       dustpan and brush and vacuum cleaner                                                                                         and freezer                                            £3,587.72 per year (50 weeks PG)
     • Membership of the Sports Centre included                                                                                   • Other items provided: ironing board, mop, bucket,      £3,711.08 per year (52 weeks nurses)
     • Regular evening security patrols                                                                                             dustpan and brush and vacuum cleaner
     • Adapted accommodation available                                                                                            • Resident Life Support Officers providing weekend and
     • Resident Life Support Officers providing weekend and                                                                         out of hours assistance
       out of hours assistance                                                                                                    • Quieter Accommodation available
     • Car parking (permit only and limited availability)                                                                         • Membership of the Sports Centre included
     • Contents insurance included to the value of £3,500                                                                         • The Lounge Social Room with flat screen TV




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     Bramall Court is situated a short walk from the Adelphi            There are refurbishment proposals for Bramall Court. If the     Matthias Court is situated a short walk from the Adelphi   Family accommodation is either a one or two bedroom
     campus and less than one mile from the main University             proposals are approved we are hoping that all works will be     campus and less than one mile from the main University     flat with lounge, kitchen and bathroom. Accommodation
     campus at Peel Park. It is easy to walk to Manchester from         completed by September intake. In the unlikely event of         campus at Peel Park. This accommodation is exclusively     for postgraduate couples is a one bedroom flat with lounge,
     this location.                                                     work over running, we will ensure that any disruption to        for postgraduates and couples. Families can also be        kitchen and bathroom. Due to space limitations our family
                                                                        tenants will be kept to an absolute minimum.                    accommodated at Matthias Court.                            accommodation is not suitable for children over ten years
     • Two, three or four bedroom flats
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     • Choice of three room sizes, standard, large and                  Costs
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                                                                        Standard room                   £72.94 per week
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                                                                        Large room                      £75.95 per week
     • Free and unlimited broadband internet access                                                                                     • Postgraduate student, couple and family accommodation    (please request on your online application form if you prefer
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                                                                                                                                        • Free and unlimited broadband internet access             a flat with a bath).
     • Kitchen includes electric oven, microwave, fridge
       and freezer                                                      Standard room                   £2,907.18 per year (40 weeks)   • Other items provided: ironing board, mop, bucket,        Costs
                                                                        Large room                      £3,027.15 per year (40 weeks)     dustpan and brush and vacuum cleaner
     • Other items provided: ironing board, mop, bucket,                                                                                                                                           Standard room          £72.94 per week (50 weeks)
                                                                        Extra large room                £3,108.06 per year (40 weeks)
       dustpan and brush and vacuum cleaner                                                                                             • Kitchen includes electric oven, microwave, fridge        Large room             £75.95 per week (50 weeks)
     • Membership of the Sports Centre included                                                                                           and freezer                                              Extra large room       £77.98 per week (50 weeks)
     • Large social and games room                                                                                                      • Membership of the Sports Centre included
                                                                                                                                        • Large social TV and games room                           Standard room          £3,636.58 per year (50 weeks)
     • Evening and out of hours staff and security provision
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Large room             £3,786.65 per year (50 weeks)
     • Limited free car parking                                                                                                         • Evening and out of hours staff and security provision
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Extra large room       £3,887.86 per year (50 weeks)
     • Contents insurance included to the value of £3,500                                                                               • Limited free car parking
     • Resident Assistant Support                                                                                                       • Contents insurance included to the value of £3,500       Family accommodation
     • Residential Life Programme with a large range of                                                                                 • Resident Assistant Support                               One bedroom flat     £145.67 per week (£20.81 per night)
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     John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts                                                                                                                       iQ Student Quarter
     John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts are situated a short   Costs                                                                                          Accommodation is close to the Frederick Road campus          Costs
     walk from the Allerton Building and the Mary Seacole       John Lester                                                                                    and is the newest accommodation available with 541           Standard En suite £93.00 per week
     Building on the Frederick Road campus. These flats are     2 bedroom flat £89.50 per week                                                                 en suite rooms.                                              £3,906.00 per year (42 weeks)
     extremely popular with students studying nursing and       £3,580.00 per year (40 weeks)
     health-related courses.                                                                                                                                   • All bedrooms are en suite                                  Standard En suite £86.00 per week
                                                                £4,475.00 per year (50 weeks)
                                                                                                                                                               • Four, five and six bedroom flats                           £4,300.00 per year (50 weeks)
                                                                £4,654.00 per year (52 weeks nurses)
     • Two, three or four bedroom flats                                                                                                                        • Deluxe bedrooms (a larger bedroom with a four foot bed)    Deluxe En suite £98.00 per week
     • Undergraduate accommodation                              3 or 4 bedroom flat £83.50 per week
                                                                                                                                                               • Each flat has a kitchen and a lounge                       £4,116.00 per year (42 weeks)
     • Postgraduate and nursing accommodation in John           £3,340.00 per year (40 weeks)
                                                                                                                                                               • Free and unlimited broadband internet access               Deluxe En suite £90.00 per week
       Lester Court                                             £4,175.00 per year (50 weeks)
                                                                £4,342.00 per year (52 weeks nurses)                                                           • Membership of the Sports Centre included                   £4,500.00 per year (50 weeks)
     • Free and unlimited broadband internet access
                                                                                                                                                               • Large common room with Sky TV                              To secure your accommodation at iQ Student Quarter
     • Bedroom includes bed, desk, chair, wardrobe, waste       Eddie Colman
                                                                                                                                                               • Adjacent to Spar, Subway and cashpoint                     you need to pay a £250 non-refundable booking fee
       paper bin                                                2 bedroom flat £89.50 per week
                                                                £3,580.00 per year (40 weeks)                                                                  • Car parking (permit costs £275 and limited availability)   with your application. This converts into a security/
     • Kitchen includes electric oven, microwave, fridge
                                                                                                                                                               • Contents insurance included to the value of £3,500         damage deposit at the start of your tenancy.
       and freezer                                              3 or 4 bedroom flat £83.50 per week
                                                                                                                                                               • Contracts available for 42 and 50 weeks                    iQ Student Quarter
     • Membership of the Sports Centre included                 £3,340.00 per year (40 weeks)
                                                                                                                                                               • Undergraduate and postgraduate accommodation               Seaford Road
     • Large social and games room with Sky TV                  Please see www.salfordstudentvillage.com for full details.
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     • Evening and out of hours staff and security provision
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     Accommodation fees 2011/12
       Location                       Contract dates           Contract      Weekly                                      Payment instalments                                         Annual
                                                                length        rent                                                                                                   charge
                                                                                                    Pre arrival                    14 Oct - April                   15 May
       Eddie Colman Court                                                                                                         7 monthly payments              Final payment

       2 bedroom apartment           12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £89.50                £400.00                          £400.00                      £380.00           £3,580.00

       3/4 bedroom apartment         12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £83.50                £370.00                          £370.00                      £380.00           £3,340.00

                                                                                                    Pre arrival                     14 Oct - July                   15 Aug
       John Lester Court                                                                                                         10 monthly payments              Final payment

       2 bedroom apartment           12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £89.50                £400.00                          £400.00                      £380.00           £3,580.00

       2 bedroom apartment           12/09/2011 - 02/09/2012      50           £89.50                £400.00                          £400.00                       £75.00           £4,475.00

       2 bedroom apartment           17/09/2011 - 16/09/2012      52           £89.50                £400.00                          £400.00                      £254.00           £4,654.00

       3/4 bedroom apartment         12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £83.50                £370.00                          £370.00                      £380.00           £3,340.00

       3/4 bedroom apartment         12/09/2011 - 02/09/2012      50           £83.50                £370.00                          £370.00                      £105.00           £4,175.00

       3/4 bedroom apartment         17/09/2011 - 16/09/2012      52           £83.50                £370.00                          £370.00                      £272.00           £4,342.00




                                                                                                                  *
       iQ Student Quarter                                                                         02 September                      13 January                     27 April
                                                                                                                                                                                               **
       Type 1 standard en suite      17/09/2011 - 07/07/2012      42           £93.00               £1,581.00                        £1,581.00                     £744.00           £3,906.00
       Type 1 standard en suite      17/09/2011 - 01/09/2012      50           £86.00               £1,462.00                        £1,462.00                    £1,376.00          £4,300.00**
       Type 2 deluxe en suite        17/09/2011 - 07/07/2012      42           £98.00               £1,666.00                        £1,666.00                     £784.00           £4,116.00**
       Type 2 deluxe en suite        17/09/2011 - 01/09/2012      50           £90.00               £1,530.00                        £1,530.00                    £1,440.00          £4,500.00**


       Castle Irwell                                                                            25 October            25 January                       25 April          25 July
       Castle Irwell house           12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £63.00            £853.74               £828.63                       £828.63                         £2,511.00
       Castle Irwell house           12/09/2011 - 26/08/2012      50           £63.00            £785.25               £785.25                       £785.25            £785.25      £3,141.00
       Castle Irwell house           12/09/2011 - 07/09/2012      52           £63.00            £812.25               £812.25                       £812.25            £812.25      £3,249.00
       Castle Irwell flat            12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £71.96            £975.12               £946.44                       £946.44                         £2,868.12
       Castle Irwell flat            12/09/2011 - 26/08/2012      50           £71.96            £897.00               £897.00                       £897.00            £897.00      £3,587.72
       Castle Irwell flat            17/09/2011 - 12/09/2012      52           £71.96            £927.75               £927.75                       £927.75            £927.75      £3,711.08
       Erasmus students                      Flexible                          £73.29

     * The first rent instalment is due 8 days prior to the tenancy start date
     ** If you pay the annual charge as a single payment before your tenancy start date, you receive a 3% discount.




       Location                       Contract dates           Contract      Weekly                                      Payment instalments                                         Annual
                                                                length        rent                                                                                                   charge
       Horlock Court                                                                                25 October                      25 January                     25 April
                                     12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £72.94                £988.38                          £959.31                      £959.31           £2,907.18

       Constantine Court                                                                            25 October                      25 January                     25 April
                                     12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £86.94               £1,178.10                        £1,143.45                    £1,143.45          £3,465.18

       Bramall Court                                                                                25 October                      25 January                     25 April
       Standard room                 12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £72.94                £988.38                          £988.38                      £988.38           £2,907.18
       Large room                    12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £75.95               £1,029.18                         £998.91                      £998.91           £3,027.15
       Extra large room              12/09/2011 - 17/06/2012      40           £77.98               £1,056.72                        £1,025.64                    £1,025.64          £3,108.06



       Matthias Court                                                                           25 October            25 January                       25 April          25 July
       Two and Three bedroom flats

       Standard room                 12/09/2011 - 26/08/2012      50           £72.94            £909.25               £909.25                       £909.25            £909.25      £3,636.58
       Large room                    12/09/2011 - 26/08/2012      50           £75.95            £946.75               £946.75                       £946.75            £946.75      £3,786.65
       Extra large room              12/09/2011 - 26/08/2012      50           £77.98            £972.00               £972.00                       £972.00            £972.00      £3,887.86

       Family accommodation                                                                     25 October            25 January                       25 April          25 July
       One bed flat (2 rooms)                                                 £145.67
       Two bed flat (3 rooms)                                                 £163.87

       Matthias Court***                                                                       25 February             25 May                       25 August        25 November
       Standard room                 23/01/2012 - 06/01/2013      50           £72.94            £909.25               £909.25                       £909.25            £909.25      £3,636.58
       Large room                    23/01/2012 - 06/01/2013      50           £75.95            £946.75               £946.75                       £946.75            £946.75      £3,786.65
       Extra large room              23/01/2012 - 06/01/2013      50           £77.98            £972.00               £972.00                       £972.00            £972.00      £3,887.86


       Castle Irwell***                                                                        25 February             25 April                        25 May            25 July
       Castle Irwell house           23/01/2012 - 17/06/2012      21           £63.00            £657.00               £657.00                                                       £1,314.00
       Castle Irwell house           23/01/2012 - 26/08/2012      31           £63.00            £660.96                                             £641.52            £641.52       £1,944
                                                                                               25 February             25 April
       Castle Irwell flat            23/01/2012 - 17/06/2012      21           £71.96            £750.44               £750.44                                                       £1,500.88
                                                                                               25 February             25 May                       25 August        25 November
       Castle Irwell house           23/01/2012 - 06/01/2013      50           £63.00            £785.25               £785.25                       £785.25            £785.25      £3,141.00
                                                                                                 25 April              25 July                      25 October     25 January 2013
       Castle Irwell house           23/03/2012 - 17/03/2013      51           £63.00            £807.75               £807.75                       £807.75            £807.75      £3,231.00
                                                                                                 25 April              25 July                      25 October     25 January 2013
       Castle Irwell flat            23/03/2012 - 17/03/2013      51           £71.96            £922.75               £922.75                       £922.75            £922.75      £3,690.52

     *** Contracts starting in 2012 - subject to rooms being available
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          The University of Salford is situated just a mile and a half
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      Adelphi Building        2       Horlock (short stay)     1
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      Crescent House          1       Myers Building (side)    3
      Faraday House           2       Peel Building           10
      Frederick Road         11       University House         4

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     Colleges and Schools                           University buildings                Non-University buildings
     College of Arts & Social Sciences         27   3 Acton Square                 24   Blackwells Bookshop                     A
     School of Art & Design                4   30   Adelphi Building               31   Helmsley House                          G
     School of Media, Music & Performance      31   Adelphi Studio Theatre         31   HSBC Bank                               B
     School of Humanities, Languages                Adelphi Library                31   McDonald’s Restaurant                   D
     & Social Sciences                         21   Adelphi House                  29   NatWest Bank                            F
     Salford Business School                   21   Allerton Building              5    Pint Pot Pub                            H
     Salford Law School                        14   Allerton Studios               4    Salford Crescent Station                C
     College of Health & Social Care           5    Ashworth Building              15   Salford Museum and Art Gallery          E
     School of Health Sciences                 5    Brian Blatchford Building      9
     School of Nursing, Midwifery                   Business House                 7    Accommodation locations
     & Social Work                             5
                                                    Busy Bees Children’s Nursery   8    Bramall Court                           41
     College of Science & Technology           18
                                                    Centenary Building             30   Castle Irwell                           33
     School of Computing, Science              19
                                                    Chapman Building               12   Constantine Court                       39


                                                                                                                                     Sports Centre
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                                                    Chapman Gallery                12   Eddie Colman Court                      37
     School of Environment & Life Sciences     20
                                                    Clifford Whitworth Building    13   Horlock Court                           40
     School of the Built Environment           21
                                                    Clifford Whitworth Library     13   iQ Student Quarter                      34
     Services                                       Cockcroft Building                  John Lester Court
     Car parking                               3
                                                                                   18                                           38   Residents at all locations in this brochure receive         Residents pay a £20.00 activation fee which includes gym
                                                    Crescent House                 27   Matthias Court                          42
     Student Life Accommodation Services       6                                                                                     membership of the Sports Centre for the duration of         induction, fitness testing and personal programmes.
                                                    Faraday House                  26   Tramways                                36
     Student Life Advice & Guidance            6                                                                                     their accommodation contract.
                                                    Gilbert Rooms                  22   Waterside                               35                                                               The Sports Centre is located close to University House
     Student Life Advice Desks       5    6    31
                                                    Humphrey Booth House           28
                                                                                                                                     The facilities include:                                     on Peel Park campus.
     Student Life Careers & Employability      6
                                                    Lady Hale Building             14   Food and drink
     Student Life Health & Wellbeing           6
                                                    Mary Seacole Building          11   Adelphi Café                            48
                                                                                                                                     • 25 metre swimming pool                                    T: +44(0)161 295 5060
     Human Resources                           27
                                                                                        Allerton Restaurant and Internet Café        • Whirlpool spa
                                                    Maxwell Building               21                                           43                                                               E: sportleisure-com@salford.ac.uk
     Security                                  3
                                                    Maxwell 24-hour                21   Bar Yours                               44
     Students’ Union                                                                                                                 • Sauna                                                     W: www.sport.salford.ac.uk
                                               6    Security Control Room               Café Livres                             45
     Student Information Directorate           28   Maxwell Hall                   23   Café Yours                              44
                                                                                                                                     • Four Fitness Rooms with CV and Resistance Suites, Upper   Timetables for all activities are updated every year and
     Students’ Union Shop                 5    10   MediaCityUK                    32   Chapman Café                                   Body Strength and Lower Body Strength facilities
                                                                                                                                46                                                               students will receive full details when you arrive at
                                                    Myers Building                 3    Centenary Neo                           49   • Fitness Studio Classes including Yoga, Pilates, Studio    your accommodation.
                                                    Newton Annexe                  17   Crescent House Café                     52
                                                    Newton Building                19
                                                                                                                                       Cycling, Boxercise, Circuit Training and Aqua Fit
                                                                                        Mary Seacole                            43
                                                    Peel Building                  20   Maxwells                                51   Activities below are not included in membership and are
                                                    Peel Hall                      20   Newton Neo Pod                          50   subject to an additional fee:
                                                    Technology House               1
                                                    The Old Fire Station           25                                                • Climbing Wall
                                                    Tom Husband Leisure Complex    2                                                 • Squash Courts
                                                    University House               6
                                                                                                                                     • Sports Hall with badminton courts, basketball courts,
                                                    Wakefield Building             16
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                                                                                                                                       hockey court
                                                                                                                                     • Astroturf for 5-a-side or 11-a-side football and hockey
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                                                                                                                                          12 September. The only exception are nursing students                     students will not be required to be at the University before


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                                                                                                                                          whose contract starts on Saturday 17 September. Students                  this date. If you need to move into your accommodation
                                                                                                                                          who are based in the UK are welcome to move in from                       earlier because your course has an earlier start date please
                                                                                                                                          Monday 12 September but may find the campus is                            email your accommodation choice to request an early arrival.
                                                                                                                                          particularly quiet as not all campus services will be fully               We will do our best to help you but this is not guaranteed
                                                                                                                                          operational. We recommend UK based students arrive                        due to summer conferences and refurbishment
     The University runs open days throughout the year and
                                                                                                                                          from Saturday 17 September.                                               programmes. Please note that any additional nights prior
     these include a visit to an example of University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to Monday 12 September will incur a charge. Please do
     accommodation. To book on an open day, visit our                                                                                     iQ Student Quarter                                                        not arrive before Monday 12 September without prior
     website at www.salford.ac.uk and follow the link                                                                                     The contract at iQ Student Quarter starts on Saturday 17                  arrangement because we do not have emergency
     for visiting the University                                                                                                          September. Students who have signed a contract and paid                   accommodation.
     Most accommodation is fully occupied throughout the                                                                                  their first term’s rent can move into their accommodation
     majority of the year so it is not always possible to see inside                                                                      early any day from Monday 12 September but the additional                 Accommodation for students starting
     all of the accommodation locations. If you are interested in                                                                         nights should be paid for on arrival. Please contact iQ                   academic programmes at other times
     a particular location we recommend you contact the site                                                                              Student Quarter directly to confirm your arrival date if you              of the year
     reception in advance by telephone or email to see if there                                                                           need to arrive before Saturday 17 September.                              We recognise that not all courses start in September as the
     may be an empty bedroom we can show you.                                                                                                                                                                       University offers programmes which start at various times in
                                                                                                                                          Emergency accommodation                                                   the year, including January, February and March. All students
     August and September viewings                                                                                                        Unfortunately we do not have any emergency                                are welcome to apply for accommodation regardless of
     Weekend viewings are available in August and September                                                                               accommodation. All students must book and confirm                         when their course starts and if we have rooms available we
     and further details will be emailed to all students nearer the                                                                       acceptance of an offer of accommodation before arriving                   will always offer these students accommodation. It is always
     time. Our open weekends allow students and parents to see                                                                            at the University of Salford. This is especially important for            worth putting in an application at later times in the year.
     the accommodation more closely and meet the staff who                                                                                international students who may arrive overnight.                          Our accommodation contracts are based on the majority of
     can answer any questions.                                                                                                            A list of hotels can be found on our website for students                 course lengths but we realise that there are exceptions. If
                                                                                                                                          requiring temporary accommodation - any hostel or hotel                   you are studying for a course that is much longer or shorter
     Arrange your own viewing                                          Student Welcome                                                                                                                              in length than the contracts available please tell us what you
                                                                                                                                          accommodation must be paid for by students.
     Our showhouse at Castle Irwell is available from 9.00am -         Activities are scheduled for new students arriving                                                                                           require when you apply. On the online application form
     4.30pm Monday to Friday. Please contact our Customer              in September 2011 and January 2012. Some of the                                                                                              there is a question ‘Do you have any other information you
     Service Officers to arrange a convenient time for you to          activities are specifically for international students including                                                                             would like to tell us?’ – this will create a text box where you
     visit the showhouse. Our Customer Service Officers will be        information sessions and opportunities to meet with other                                                                                    can type in the dates you require accommodation. There is
     able to answer any questions and you will be able to apply        new students. During Welcome, there will be staff and                                                                                        also a Welcome Programme in late January – for further
     for accommodation on the day if you have chosen your              existing students on hand to answer any questions you                                                                                        details please see our Get Ready website: www.getready.
     preferred location.                                               may have. You will also be able to open a bank account,                                                                                      salford.ac.uk. This website provides information on all
                                                                       have a tour of the University and Manchester and take                                                                                        aspects of preparing for and arriving at our University
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     We strongly recommend that all new students                                                                                                The first instalment can be paid by direct debit, bank             Payment may be made online via the University website
     needing accommodation choose University or                                                                                                 transfer, credit or debit card (please note there is a 2%          using the following link.
     University partner accommodation because it provides                                                                                       commission charge for credit card payments) and students           W: https://payments.salford.ac.uk/epayments/
     you with the support you need as you adjust to life away                                                                                   should be aware that bank transfers generally incur bank           (you will need your University student ID number for this)
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     broadband which makes it easier for you to budget as                                                                                                                                                          Payment may be made by bank transfer prior to accepting
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                                                                                                                                                to arrival.                                                        able to go online and accept your offer of accommodation.
     However, if you prefer to make your own arrangements
                                                                                                                                                The second and third instalments must be paid by direct            Please quote your University student ID number when
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                                                                                                                                                debit and are due on 14 January and 29 April 2012.                 making the transfer.
     Student Homes or Salford City Council as your starting
     point. Both organisations offer information on accredited                                                                                                                                                     Barclays Bank plc, 51 Mosley Street, Manchester M60 2AU
                                                                                                                                                Castle Irwell Student Village, Horlock, Constantine,
     landlords and their properties. This means that the            • Safe and secure accommodation with 24 hour/evening                                                                                           Sort Code:            20 55 34
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     properties and their landlords are registered, the               security provision                                                                                                                           Account Number: 60642568
                                                                                                                                                All rent payments should be made by direct debit (a UK bank
     properties have been inspected and meet the necessary          • On call support 365 days a year                                                                                                              SWIFT CODE:           BARC GB 22
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     accreditation standards.                                       • Parking at Castle Irwell, Bramall, Matthias, John Lester                                                                                     IBAN:                 GB78BARc20553460642568
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     Manchester Student Homes is jointly owned and managed             and Eddie Colman Courts                                                  Once your payment plan has been agreed you will receive a
     by Manchester Metropolitan University and the University       • Free term time bus service                                                copy with all the amounts and dates the payments are due.
     of Manchester and its free service is also available to        • Resident Life Support Officers/Resident Assistants/Senior                 The first payment for contracts starting on 12 September is
     students at the University of Salford. It runs a compulsory      Residents’ Support *                                                      25 October 2011. If you do not have a UK bank account or
     accreditation scheme for landlords and managing agents                                                                                     Debit/Credit please contact a.j.smith@salford.ac.uk.
     of student properties. Please do not apply for University      As well as the weekly rent there are a few other costs                      Students who receive an NHS Bursary should indicate this
     accommodation if you are planning to move into private         to consider:                                                                when completing their direct debit or recurring card
     accommodation shortly afterwards, as you will be held liable   • Your accommodation booking fee of £200                                    payment instructions, and will be able to pay in monthly
     for the full contract charge and you may prevent other           (£250 deposit for iQ Student Quarter)                                     instalments.
     students from being offered a room.
                                                                    • Your weekly food requirements
     T: +44 (0)161 275 7680                                         • A TV licence is required for each student bringing a TV or
     W: www.manchesterstudenthomes.com                                using their PC to download films or television programmes
     Salford City Council run a voluntary landlord accreditation    • Coin operated laundry facilities are available at each
     scheme. All registered properties and landlords must             location
     comply with statutory requirements and an additional           • Car parking is not free of charge on campus so even if it is
     code of standards.                                               free at your accommodation there will still be a cost if you
     T: +44 (0)161 793 3270                                           wish to park on campus
     W: www.salford.gov.uk                                          • Repairs for accidental and deliberate damage beyond fair
                                                                      wear and tear
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     housing on their website.                                      Payment dates and methods
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     Payment information
                                                                    (John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts)
     Your weekly rent at all University or University partner
                                                                    To secure your booking with Campus Living Village you will
     accommodation includes:
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     • Use of your accommodation for the entire length of           this will be either £400 or £370. This payment must be
       your contract                                                made within two weeks of the date you are offered a room
     • All utility costs (electric, gas and water)                  at the Village. All further rent payments will be made on
     • 24/7 unlimited broadband access on the University            15th of each month. Students with 40 week contracts will
       network                                                      make eight payments and students with 50 or 52 week
     • Membership of the Sports Centre (activation fee of           contracts will make eleven payments.
       £20.00 applies)                                              Payment methods include: credit card – Visa & MasterCard,
     • Repairs and maintenance for fair wear and tear               EFT, debit card, cheque and cash provided that it is paid at
     • Contents insurance to the value of £3,500                    reception. Please do not send cash by post.
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             From                     To                           Location                     Available to          No of weeks       Application process                                                        Once you have accepted the offer, paid your £200 booking
                                                                                                                                        A quick step-by-step guide for applications to                             fee and set up your payment plan, you will receive a further
                                                      Castle Irwell, Horlock, Constantine,
           12/09/2011             17/06/2012
                                                        John Lester and Eddie Colman
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                                                                                                                                        Castle Irwell, Constantine Court, Horlock Court,                           confirmation email which will give you the full address of
                                                                                                                                        Bramall and Matthias Courts.                                               your selected room, and further information regarding the
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                                                                and Castle Irwell
                                                                                                                                        Please note we will always communicate with you by                         notification of the dates and amounts of the payments in
          17/09/2011             12/09/2012                      Castle Irwell                      Nurses                  52          email and your accommodation offer will be sent by email,                  your payment plan separately to the conditions of your
                                                                                                                                        therefore it is essential that you provide a valid email address.          contract.
          17/09/2011             16/09/2012                       John Lester                       Nurses                  52          This address must be available and active from the time you
                                                                                                                                        apply up to the date you arrive as we will send you important              Our terms and conditions
          17/09/2011             07/07/2012                   iQ Student Quarter                      UG                    42          information about moving into your accommodation.                          As there are three providers of accommodation within our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   portfolio there are three different sets of terms and
                                                                                                                                        Step 1 – Create Sign In
          17/09/2011             01/09/2012                    iQ Student Quarter                    PG                     50                                                                                     conditions depending on the accommodation offered to
                                                                                                                                        To create ‘Sign in’; you will be required to provide some of               you. For full details of these terms and conditions please
           23/01/2012            26/08/2012                       Castle Irwell                      UG                     31          your personal details including your email address at this                 email, telephone or check the relevant website.
                                                                                                                                        stage. Once you have created your account you will receive
                                                                                                                                        a registration email from us which contains a link.                        Castle Irwell, Horlock, Constantine, Bramall and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Matthias Courts
                                                               Castle Irwell and                                                        Step 2 – Confirmation of Account                                           T: +44 (0)161 295 4167
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                                                                                                                                        then be able to make an application for accommodation.                     John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts
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     If you cannot see a contract that matches your requirements           If rooms become available after September we may have        Step 3 – Making an application
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     Team for advice, before you apply. Our accommodation                  contracts. Please make a note of the contract that is most   is forwarded to the accommodation database.
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     contracts are based on the majority of course lengths but             suitable in relation to your course and when you use the     Providing you have an unconditional offer to study, we                     T: +44 (0)161 736 6501
     we realise that there are exceptions. If you are studying for a       online booking form you will see a drop down menu where      will process your application, make you an offer of                        E: Salford@loveiq.co.uk
     course that is much longer or shorter in length than the              you can select the correct contract.                         accommodation and send you an email advising of the offer.                 W:www.loveiq.co.uk
     contracts available please tell us what you require when you
                                                                           Students who live in the local area should consider very
     apply. On the online application form there is a question                                                                          Step 4 – Receiving and accepting an offer of                               In all cases you must read the terms and conditions carefully
                                                                           carefully whether they will commit to a full contract in
     ‘Do you have any other information you would like to tell                                                                          accommodation                                                              before agreeing to accept a LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT.
                                                                           University or University partner accommodation.
     us?’ – this will create a text box where you can type in the                                                                       You can view the offer by signing into your account; at this               In accepting a contract you are agreeing to abide fully by all
     dates you require accommodation.                                                                                                   stage you can accept or decline the offer.                                 the terms and conditions, which includes paying the rent for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the full contract period.
                                                                                                                                        When you accept the offer you are required to pay the
                                                                                                                                        £200 booking fee; complete details for either direct debit or
                                                                                                                                        recurring card payments or pay your accommodation fees
                                                                                                                                        in full. You will also be agreeing to abide by the terms and
                                                                                                                                        conditions of the contract.




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                             Applications for John Lester/Eddie
                                                                                                                                                                   Quick reference guide
                                                                                                • A desk or bedside light
                             Colman and iQ Student Quarter                                      • A small mirror for your bedroom
                             Applications for John Lester/Eddie Colman and for iQ               • Tea-towels, toilet rolls, tin opener and corkscrew
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                             prepare for your move and ensure you have all the                  at Salford, will have their booking fee returned to them
                             information you need. You may wish to bring with you:              provided supporting evidence is supplied by the University
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                             • Coathangers for your wardrobe                                    of any offer by providing written notice no later than                                     £25/ month £25/ month
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     Frequently asked questions
                                                                                                                                                 I have forgotten the User ID and Password I used                      I have made a mistake on the form. How do I change
                                                                                                                                                 previously. What do I need to do?                                     the details?
                                                                                                                                                 When you go to the ‘login’ page there is a ‘forgotten                 If you think you may have made a mistake, or you would like to
                                                                                                                                                 password’ option; when you select this you will be asked to           double check any of the details on your application, please
                                                                                                                                                 complete a page that requires your student ID, name and date          contact us by email at accommodation@salford.ac.uk giving us
     New and existing students may find this information                   Where do I find my student ID (roll) number?                          of birth – you will also need to create a new password that will      your full name and student ID, if possible, in order for us to
     useful to refer to prior to making their application for              The student ID number can usually be found on your                    be memorable to you. Once you have done this you should               amend any information.
     accommodation; the advice makes reference to the                      conditional offer letter or if you have applied for a postgraduate    select the reset button, this will take you back to the ‘login’
     accommodation contract and other terms and conditions.                course, on your email response. Please note that you do not           page where you will be reminded of the User ID you have used          Can I cancel the accommodation once I have
                                                                           require your student ID number to apply for accommodation.            previously. You can then enter the new password you created,          accepted an offer?
     This applies to accommodation owned and managed by the
                                                                           Please refer to the step-by-step application guide on page 29.        when you do this you will be directed to the application page.        You can cancel your accommodation at any time prior to
     University: Castle Irwell, Horlock Court, Constantine Court,
                                                                                                                                                 I have a medical condition or disability.                             moving in. However, there are certain conditions regarding the
     Bramall Court and Matthias Court.                                     Am I guaranteed accommodation?                                        What do I need to do?                                                 refund of a booking fee.
                                                                           All first year undergraduate and postgraduate students,               If you have a disability or medical condition that affects the type   • For the following 7 days after accepting the offer you have
     How do I apply for accommodation?
                                                                           including international students, are guaranteed a place in           of accommodation you require, please disclose this information           the right to cancel your booking and to the return of the
     For further information and guidance on how to apply you
                                                                           University accommodation provided: You receive an                     on your application form. The Accommodation Services Team                booking fee prior to moving into the accommodation.
     can find a full step-by-step list of instructions by following
                                                                           unconditional offer of study by 1 September 2011 and you              will be better able to allocate suitable accommodation that           • We receive notice that you are withdrawing your acceptance
     the links below:
                                                                           have also applied for accommodation by 1 September 2011.              meets your individual needs if you do so at the earliest                 of our offer at least 14 days before the first day of the
     www.accommodation.salford.ac.uk/how_to_apply
     www.accommodation.salford.ac.uk/apply_and_accept_online                                                                                     opportunity. A member of the Accommodation Services Team                 Accommodation Period (for 2011/2012 this will be 29
                                                                           Can I visit the accommodation before making my choice?
                                                                                                                                                 will contact you to discuss your individual needs.                       August 2011).
                                                                           As our accommodation is fully occupied throughout the
     Which accommodation should I choose?                                                                                                        If you have any concerns or would like support before you             • As an existing/returning student of the University we receive
                                                                           majority of the year it is not always possible to see inside all of
     We recommend you view all accommodation locations on the                                                                                    apply for accommodation you can contact the Disability                   notice that you are withdrawing your acceptance of our offer
                                                                           the accommodation locations. If you are interested in a
     accommodation website before deciding where you want to                                                                                     Service on +44 (0) 161 295 9000 for an appointment with a                by no later than 1 August prior to the commencement of the
                                                                           particular location we recommend you contact the site
     live, taking into account the following:                                                                                                    Disability Advisor. They can help to assess your needs and               Accommodation Period. Or, six weeks for a contract starting
                                                                           reception in advance by telephone or email to see if there may
     • Cost and weekly budget                                                                                                                    develop a Student Support Plan which will cover all relevant             at any other period.
                                                                           be an empty bedroom we can show you.
     • Whether you prefer single or mixed sex accommodation                                                                                      aspects of your student life. They will also be able to advise        All notices outlined above should be addressed to
                                                                           University tour – If you would like to visit our accommodation
     • Distance to your building of study. Some locations are closer                                                                             Accommodation Services on making reasonable adjustments               accommodation@salford.ac.uk
                                                                           there are several ways you can do this. There is a University tour
        to the campus than others. There is a free bus that operates                                                                             or providing specialist equipment for your accommodation.             If you have any questions regarding booking fee refunds email
                                                                           every Wednesday that includes a visit to Castle Irwell Student
        during term-time from all of our accommodation sites to the        Village and iQ Student Quarter. John Lester and Eddie Colman                                                                                us at accommodation@salford.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                 I am a care leaver. Do I need to include this information
        campus - every 30 minutes.                                         are part of the Accommodation Tours fortnightly. To book a            in my application?                                                    Can I cancel the accommodation once I have accepted
     • If you are studying at MediaCityUK, a free bus service runs daily   tour, visit our website at www.salford.ac.uk and follow the link      If you disclose this information in your application                  the offer and moved in?
        from Peel Park campus, adjacent to the Crescent railway station    for visiting the University.                                          Accommodation Services will be better able to allocate suitable       Once you move into your room you have entered into a legally
     • How many people you prefer to share with                            School and College open days – If you are attending a                 accommodation that meets your individual needs. If you                binding contract. Students can only be released under
     • The type of accommodation you prefer – there are various            school or College open day the programme may also include a           confirm that you are a care leaver on the online accommodation        exceptional circumstances. We therefore strongly recommend
        types of accommodation in flats and houses.                        visit to the showhouse at Castle Irwell and iQ Student Quarter.       application form, the Accommodation Services Team will                that you understand your obligations prior to accepting the Terms
     When making your application for accommodation you should             Please check, as all open day programmes vary. These visits can       contact you. You can talk at any time to our Student Life Care        and Conditions when accepting your offer of accommodation.
     always select 3 different options in order of 1st, 2nd and 3rd        be booked in the same way as the University tour (see above).         Leaver Co-ordinator who will be able to liaise with the
     choice, this will help us to allocate you to a ‘best fit’.            Parents’ sessions – We offer several parents’ sessions (in the        Accommodation Services Team to ensure that the                        Why do I need to pay a booking fee, what is it for?
                                                                           evening) throughout the year which include a visit to Castle          accommodation contract suits your requirements.                       The booking fee is one part of the acceptance process which
     Am I guaranteed any of my 3 preferences (choices)                     Irwell. Places on these events can be booked in the same way                                                                                secures your room. This will then be offset against your
     of accommodation?                                                     as the University tour (see above).                                   Can I live near friends?                                              accommodation fees. You don’t need to do anything, it will
     Unfortunately we cannot guarantee choices; we process                 August and September viewings – Weekend viewings are                  Yes this isn’t a problem – if you wish to share with a specific       be automatic. Further information will be available on the
     applications when applicants have accepted their offer to study       available in August and September and further details will be         person or people who will also be new students at Salford, all        accommodation website.
     at Salford and there may be limited availability at the most          emailed to all students nearer the time. Our open weekends            members of the group must complete a ‘group application’
     popular locations. Where possible the University will look to         allow students and parents to see the accommodation more              (which you can select when making your application) ensuring          I wasn’t allocated to any of my preferences, can I move
     accommodate one of the preferences, where it is not possible a        closely and meet the staff to answer any questions.                   your friend(s) do the same. If possible you should make your          once I have arrived?
     ‘best fit’ will be offered.                                           Arrange your own viewing – Our showhouse at Castle Irwell             application at the same time to ensure that your requests             Yes – we can help you to relocate to alternative suitable
                                                                           is available from 9.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday. Please            are received together; if all friends don’t give each other’s         accommodation (within the University owned and managed
     I am an undergraduate and have chosen Salford as an                                                                                         name we may not be able to allocate you and it will delay
                                                                           contact our Customer Service Officers to arrange a convenient                                                                               accommodation) you should ask at the site reception to see if
     insurance choice, do I need to apply for accommodation                                                                                      your applications.
                                                                           time for you to visit the showhouse. Our Customer Service                                                                                   there are any rooms available at your preferred location. Providing
     or should I wait?
                                                                           Officers will be able to answer any questions and you will be                                                                               there is an empty room we will transfer you straight away.
     If you have chosen Salford as your insurance we would advise                                                                                How do I select ‘quieter area’ accommodation?
                                                                           able to apply for accommodation on the day if you have chosen
     that you make your accommodation application as soon as you                                                                                 If you would like to select this option for accommodation when
                                                                           your preferred location.
     can. We will only send you an offer of accommodation once                                                                                   making your application you should select this field to ensure
                                                                           T: +44 (0)161 295 2651/4564
     you have an unconditional offer to study at Salford, your                                                                                   your preference for a ‘quieter area’ is noted in your application;
                                                                           E: castleirwell-accom@salford.ac.uk
     application will not be processed until then and it is one less                                                                             please refer to the information on the website for more
     thing for you to worry about as a late applicant.                                                                                           information on what ‘quieter accommodation’ is.




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     Can I transfer to another room at any time?                          What are the Terms & Conditions of the contract?                     I can’t see a contract that matches my requirements.                 Can I live in University accommodation after
     Yes - you can transfer rooms within University owned and             • Accommodation Contract                                             What should I do?                                                    my first year?
     managed accommodation subject to availability. The first room        • Recharge Schedule – list of costs for repair/replacement of        Please contact us by email at accommodation.salford.ac.uk or         The University and its partners do take applications from
     move is free of charge. Any subsequent moves will incur a £25          furniture, equipment and fabric of the building                    telephone 0161 295 4167 for further advice where our team of         students after their first year. We allow a certain number of
     administration/cleaning charge. All enquiries should be directed     • Cleaning & Hygiene Standards – the level of service you            advisors will be able to discuss your requirements and available     students to return to the accommodation providing they are
     to the site reception, or email accommodation@salford.ac.uk,           can expect from the Facilities team and what your                  locations with you.                                                  eligible to do so.
     where staff can give you advice on room availability.                  responsibilities are
                                                                                                                                               Will I be liable for Council Tax?                                    I am a postgraduate and my choice of accommodation
                                                                          • Acceptable Use Policy – Accommodation Services behavioral                                                                               states that it will for both undergraduates and
     Do I need to take out personal possessions insurance?                                                                                     No – students are exempt from Council Tax and as such it is not
                                                                            management policy                                                                                                                       postgraduates. Are we going to be mixed?
     Contents insurance (up to £3500) is included in your rent for                                                                             chargeable whilst living in student accommodation.
                                                                          • Guest & Visitor Policy – Accommodation Services guidelines                                                                              Matthias Court is exclusively postgraduate accommodation.
     your possessions in your flat or house. Supplements are possible
                                                                            for managing visitors and guests.                                  Do you have specific accommodation for couples and                   At other accommodation locations we always try to allocate
     for high value items or items (such as laptops) that are used
     outside of the house or flat, for further details please refer to                                                                         families?                                                            student types together wherever possible. If we can’t allocate a
                                                                          Can I bring my own furniture?
     our terms and conditions page on the accommodation website.                                                                               The University has a number of flats at Matthias Court that are      block as postgraduate we may be required to mix the type of
                                                                          For a variety of safety reasons items of additional furniture such
                                                                                                                                               equipped for families and couples; you can find all of the details   student. We will always try to ensure we allocate suitable
     What is included in my rent?                                         as beds, futons, chairs, settees and additional fridges/freezers
                                                                                                                                               on the accommodation website www.accommodation.salford.              people based on ‘best fit’ with similar preferences.
                                                                          are not permitted in our accommodation. If you need to bring
     Your rent at all locations includes:                                                                                                      ac.uk. If you need further details please contact us by emailing
                                                                          specialist furniture or equipment with you on medical grounds                                                                             Does my rent cover the holidays at Easter and Christmas?
     • Use of your accommodation for the entire length of your contract                                                                        accommodation@salford.ac.uk
                                                                          you should seek further advice by contacting us by email at                                                                               Yes, the holidays are included in the rents and the room is yours
     • All utility costs (electric, gas and water)                        accommodation@salford.ac.uk                                          I am a postgraduate student. Which accommodation                     for the duration of your contract.
     • 24/7 unlimited broadband access on the University network
                                                                                                                                               locations are available?
     • Membership of the Sports Centre (access card activation            Can I bring my pet (including fish, guinea pigs,                                                                                          How and when do I pay accommodation fees?
                                                                                                                                               Postgraduate accommodation is available at Matthias Court,
       fee applies)                                                       mice and spiders etc)?
                                                                                                                                               Castle Irwell, iQ Student Quarter and John Lester Court subject      All rent payments should be made by direct debit (a UK bank
     • Repairs and maintenance for fair wear and tear                     We do not allow pets to be kept in any of the accommodation                                                                               account will be required to do this) or recurring card payment
                                                                                                                                               to availability. Further information is available on the website
     • Contents insurance to the value of £3500                           as it is not suitable.                                                                                                                    each term (via debit/credit card only available from July 2011).
                                                                                                                                               www.salford.accommodation.ac.uk or email us at
     • Evening and weekend assistance from Resident Life Support                                                                               accommodation@salford.ac.uk                                          Once your payment plan has been agreed you will receive a
                                                                          Can friends and family visit me?
       Officers at Castle Irwell, Horlock and Constantine Court.                                                                                                                                                    copy with all the amounts and dates the payments are due.
                                                                          Accommodation Services operates a Guest & Visitor Policy             I am a nursing student. Which accommodation
     • Safe and secure accommodation with 24 hour/evening                                                                                                                                                           If you do not have a UK bank account or Debit/Credit please
                                                                          which form part of the Terms & Conditions of the                     locations are available?
       security provision                                                                                                                                                                                           contact a.j.smith@salford.ac.uk. Students who receive an NHS
                                                                          accommodation contract, further details can be found under
     • On call support 365 days a year                                                                                                         Nursing students require a contract for their academic study         Bursary should indicate this when completing their direct debit
                                                                          the ‘Terms & Conditions’ on the accommodation website.
                                                                                                                                               period – which is 52 weeks. There are a number of locations          or recurring card payment instructions, and will be able to pay
     • Parking at Castle Irwell, Bramall and Matthias Courts, John        Students are also sent information regarding the policy once
                                                                                                                                               that can offer you a contract specifically for students on health    in monthly instalments.
       Lester and Eddie Colman Courts                                     they have accepted their offer of accommodation.
                                                                                                                                               courses at Castle Irwell, John Lester Court, you can find out
     • Free term time bus service                                                                                                              more by visiting our website www.salford.accommodation.              Bank transfer – prior to offer acceptance
                                                                          What should I do if I am experiencing problems paying
                                                                                                                                               ac.uk or email accommodation@salford.ac.uk for further advice        Payment may be made by bank transfer prior to accepting an
     I have made an application. When will I receive an offer             the booking fee at the point of accepting my offer?
                                                                                                                                               on availability.                                                     offer. Once the payment has been received, you will be able to
     of a room?                                                           Please contact us by email accommodation@salford.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    go online and accept your offer of accommodation. Please quote
     New students who have an unconditional confirmed offer to            where a member of staff will be able to give advice on               I am an Erasmus/Exchange student. Which                              your University student ID number when making the transfer.
     study at Salford will normally receive an offer of                   alternative methods of payment.                                      accommodation locations are available?                               Barclays Bank plc, 51 Mosley Street, Manchester M60 2AU
     accommodation within a 7 day period of making their online                                                                                We have introduced special ‘Erasmus and Exchange’ houses
     application. Your application won’t be processed until you have      I may be going on a placement which will mean I am not                                                                                    Sort Code:            20 55 34
                                                                                                                                               which have more equipment in the kitchens and include                Account Number: 60642568
     an unconditional confirmed offer. To avoid disappointment            at Salford for the full academic year. What should I do?
                                                                                                                                               bedding, should you select this option. This will mean that
     you should accept your ‘offer to study’ quickly to allow the         If there is a possibility of an exchange programme on your                                                                                SWIFT CODE:           BARC GB 22
                                                                                                                                               when you arrive you will need to buy some food but your
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                                                                                                                                               kitchen and bedroom should have all the items you need.
     This will automatically update our system and we will be able        academic year (usually second and third semester placements)
     to make you an offer of accommodation.                               you can still apply for some of the accommodation choices.           The houses which are especially for Erasmus and Exchange
                                                                          These choices are Castle Irwell, Horlock Court, Constantine          students are based at Castle Irwell which has sports facilities
     How do I know I have agreed to abide by the                          Court, Bramall and Matthias Courts.                                  and green fields.
     Terms & Conditions?                                                  Students considering an exchange programme should not apply
     When you go online to accept your offer of accommodation                                                                                  I am a first year international student. How do I know
                                                                          to iQ Student Quarter, John Lester or Eddie Colman Courts as
     you cannot complete this part of the process without selecting                                                                            which accommodation site is suitable for my needs?
                                                                          you will not be released from a contract without finding a
     ‘I agree to abide by the Terms & Conditions’. Once you have          replacement student first.                                           Accommodation choices are personal to each individual and
     done this you will be able to complete the acceptance process.                                                                            should be based on preference for the type of accommodation
                                                                          If you have already booked accommodation or are already in
     We will also send the accommodation contract including                                                                                    that is suitable for your needs. You should consider the number
                                                                          residence please do not worry that you will not be able to take
     the terms and conditions to you once you have accepted                                                                                    of people you would like to share with, if you want to be in
                                                                          part in the Erasmus programme (or other exchange scheme) if
     your offer of accommodation. You can find this information                                                                                mixed sex accommodation, cost and location. The University
                                                                          an opportunity becomes available later in the academic year.
     on the ‘Terms & Conditions’ web page, found on                                                                                            employs a team of Resident Life Support Officers who offer
                                                                          We will need to receive either an email or letter from your tutor
     www.accommodation.salford.ac.uk                                                                                                           evening and weekend support at Castle Irwell and also cover
                                                                          confirming that you are taking part and the date it will start. We
                                                                                                                                               Horlock and Constantine Court, if it is your first time away from
                                                                          will then release you from your contract the weekend before
                                                                                                                                               home you may want to consider this accommodation as an
                                                                          the placement starts. Please note this only applies to students in
                                                                                                                                               option as there will always be a member of staff to talk to if you
                                                                          University owned accommodation – Castle Irwell, Constantine,
                                                                                                                                               need advice, guidance or support.
                                                                          Horlock, Bramall and Matthias Courts.




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