We know that housing is an important part of your university life and as part of the Students’ Union, we want to ensure that you get the most out of your housing experience whether it be on or off campus.
We have put together some useful information on Housing Advice below. If you still cannot find the answer you’re looking for, you can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific queries.
Housing Awareness Week | 27 November – 1 December 2023
Housing Fair | Tuesday 28 November, 11:00-14:00, Rubix | Local lettings agents, support services, and advice teams are all gathered at Rubix to help provide you with the information you need, before looking for someone to live for next year!
Mould Kit Drop-Ins | Tuesday 28 November, Hoods Residential 16:00 | These drop-ins provide students the chance to learn about the frustrations of mould and how they can be easily avoided, as well as providing free kits to help manage mould in the household!
Housing Talk by Hoods Residential | Wednesday 29 November, Online, 14:00 | An online webinar event to equip you with the knowledge to look for local housing. Find the link to the recording here.
House Mate Matching (on Manor Park) | Wednesday 06 December, Manor Park Social, Manor Park, 15:00-17:00 | This event is all about matching people together, to help with house-hunting. Look out for the coloured stickers to tell you if a group is looking for a housemate, or if a housemate is looking for a group!
House Mate Matching (on Stag Hill) | Thursday 07 December, Hari’s Bar, Union Building, 16:30-18:30 | This event is all about matching people together, to help with house-hunting. Look out for the coloured stickers to tell you if a group is looking for a housemate, or if a housemate is looking for a group!
Find the right advice for you
How can our team help you?
Our Advice team are able to:
- explain your rights when dealing with local landlords and the University
- help advise you when issues or disputes occur
- help advise when dealing with landlords and estate agents
- read through your contract
- signpost you to additional services
The Advice team cannot:
- make your case for you
- contact external parties on your behalf (such as landlords or tenants)
- speak on your behalf
- provide specialist legal advice
Our Advice team at the Union can also discuss your particular circumstances with you and can arrange appointments to talk through anything in more detail. If you need to get in touch with our team, please email email@example.com.