In the centre of campus, Newarke Point is privately managed by Unite Students.
Each flat has five bedrooms, all with en suite facilities. Premium rooms (with more space and a larger bed) and studio rooms (including a private kitchen and bathroom) are also available.
Flats have a shared kitchen with a breakfast bar and stools, as well as a carpeted area with a sofa and curtains. Classic and premium studios also have lounge chairs and a coffee table, and their own kitchen facilities with a cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster. Each flat also has a vacuum cleaner, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket, iron and an ironing board and a bin.
A classic en suite bedroom at Newarke Point
A 50MB broadband connection is included in rent costs, while TV connection points are available in bedrooms and kitchens (a co-axial cable is required).
The hall features CCTV, a secure door entry system and 24-hour roaming security, bicycle storage and coinless laundry facilities (£3 per wash, £1.50 per dry).
Newarke Point also features a common room, including a study space, a pool table, vending machine and Sky TV (including Sky Sports).
Limited car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A 43-week parking space costs £645.
Each bedroom has:
- Bed and mattress (classic rooms have single beds, premium rooms and studios have double beds)
- Bedside cabinet
- Desk and chair
- Notice board
- Chest of drawers
- Shelving unit
- Coat hook
- Mood lamp
- Bedrooms are carpeted with curtains
Each en suite has:
- Shower screen
- Toilet roll holder
- Towel rail
- Wash basin
A shared kitchen and lounge area at Newarke Point
A contract at Newarke Point lasts for 43 weeks and one day, running from Friday 22 September 2017 to Friday 20 July 2018.
International students can start a week earlier (additional costs apply).
Rent and costs
Classic en suite, £129 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £5,565.43
Premium en suite, £146 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £6,298.44
Classic studio, £167 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £7,204.38
N.B. A guarantor is required, who can be either UK or international but must be aged over 21 and in full-time employment. Without one, you must pay the full year’s rent when making the booking.
Classic en-suite (43 week and one day contract), four instalments:
- 8 September 2017, £556.54
- 13 October 2017, £1,669.63
- 19 January 2018, £2,226.17
- 13 April 2018, £1,113.09
Premium en-suite (43 week and one day contract), four instalments:
- 8 September 2017, £629.89
- 13 October 2017, £1889.66
- 19 January 2018, £2519.54
- 13 April 2018, £1,259.68
Classic studio (43 week and one day contract), four instalments:
- 8 September 2017, £720.49
- 13 October 2017, £2,161.46
- 19 January 2018, £2,881.94
- 13 April 2018, £1,440.87
Students with an international home address will need to pay in two equal instalments on 8 September 2017 and 12 January 2018:
Classic en-suite, two instalments of: £2,847.21 (based on a 44 week and one day contract)
Premium en-suite, two instalments of: £3,222.43 (based on a 44 week and one day contract
Classic studio, two instalments of: £3,685.93 (based on a 44 week and one day contract)
Additional rent considerations
The first instalment is due prior to arrival. You will not be able to use your student loan to make this payment, as you won’t receive it until after you have enrolled on your course.
You can make payments by direct debit, debit card or credit card (there is a two per cent surcharge on credit card transactions). Bank transfers can be used if you have no other ways of paying. Instalments should be made directly to Unite Group.
Newarke Point address
8 Newarke Close
Leicester, LE2 7GZ
T: +44 (0)116 255 3967