We've updated our getting ready for uni blog, and we've split our tips into different parts so that we can bring you all the details you will need over the next few months as you prepare for September and move in day.
Looking for hassle-free student accommodation in Colchester?
Whether you’re embarking on your university journey as a first-year student, or you’re heading into your final years, we have just the room for you at 27 Magdalen Street.
Opening for the 2020/21 academic year, be one of the first to experience student living at Colchester’s newest student digs.
Benefiting from all-inclusive living, you won’t need to worry about sorting utility bills as they’re taken care of for you. And the same goes for maintenance problems. Don’t wait weeks for something to be fixed, with an on-site maintenance team, any problems are seen to straight away.
In terms of the living space, if you want to live with friends or meet new people, our en-suite bedrooms are the perfect choice. You’ll enjoy the privacy of your own bedroom and bathroom but can socialise with flatmates in the shared kitchen and living areas.
If you’d prefer a bit more privacy for your final years, our studios come with an en-suite bathroom as well as a fully fitted kitchenette and living space.
As a resident at 27 Magdalen Street, you’ll join a community with like-minded students from both the University of Essex and the University Centre Colchester. And you’ll benefit from all of the below too:
Electronic door systems with key fob entry, intercoms and 24/7 CCTV ensure everyone who lives with us enjoys a high standard of security and the safest possible environment.
Rest assured knowing that there will always be someone on hand to help you if needed.
After a busy day, relax, socialise and catch up with friends or make new ones in the on-site common room. Throughout the year, various events will be held in this space.
Whether you want to soak up the sun or you need to escape the hustle and bustle of student life, get some fresh air and make the most of our outdoor space.
When it’s time to focus on your studies, there is a dedicated quiet study space for you to use.
Face-timing home? Streaming the latest series? Coursework? You’ll find it all easy with a superfast Wi-Fi connection and a 100Mb wired connection.
27 Magdalen Street is situated in the centre of town with all of the town’s popular bars, shops and entertainment venues all within walking distance.
The building has good transport links close by, and both The University of Essex Colchester Campus and Colchester Institute are just a short distance away.
Once you step inside 27 Magdalen Street, you’ll discover a comfortable, stylish and safe place to live. Somewhere welcoming and supportive. Happy and relaxed. A place to make the most of being a student. A home.
Want to find out more about living at 27 Magdalen Street?
Although our Show Flat is currently closed due to the coronavirus, you can take a virtual tour of it here. For more information or to book your room, contact us on +44(0)1206 700 970 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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