Accommodation at UCFB

UCFB has partnered with two excellent accommodation providers to ensure students have access to comfortable and secure halls of residence close to both campuses.

Grand Felda House in Wembley and both Piccadilly Point in Manchester are available for students studying at UCFB in 2019/20.

Click on the relevant campus logo to see more information about your accommodation options.

 

UCFB Wembley

Bookings for 2019/2020 are now open, please read the information carful below scrolling down to fill in the accommodation request form.


UCFB has partnered with CRM Students at Grand Felda House to offer UCFB Wembley students vibrant, safe and centrally-located student accommodation in the heart of Wembley.

Newly built in 2016, Grand Felda House has it all. Each room comes fully furnished and all students receive a free gym and swim membership with the Better gym located on the ground floor. Grand Felda House is in a prime location and just a few minutes’ walk away from the UCFB Wembley campus. Wembley Park underground station is just a five-minute walk and then a short ride to London’s bustling centre. All students benefit from Wi-Fi throughout, on-site laundry, a games room, cinema room, a communal lounge with a flat screen TV, great communal facilities and on-site maintenance and management.


Take a Virtual Tour of Grand Felda House:


You can choose from a number of different room types at Grand Felda House:

Bronze studio – £206 per week, 42 weeks

Located between the first and eighth floor, this accommodation features a modern kitchenette, a small double storage bed and your own private bathroom.

Bronze en-suite – £196 per week, 42 weeks

Located between the first and eighth floor, this accommodation features a shared kitchen/diner area shared between five students, a small double storage bed and your own private en-suite bathroom.

Silver en-suite – £200 per week, 42 weeks

Located between the ninth and 15th floor, this accommodation features a shared kitchen/diner area shared between five students, a small double storage bed and your own private en-suite bathroom.

Gold en-suite – £205 per week, 42 weeks

Located between the 16th and 17th floor, this accommodation features a shared kitchen/diner area shared between five students, a small double storage bed and your own private en-suite bathroom.


Deposits

Grand Felda House require a £250 booking fee, this is payable upon booking. Booking fees are non-refundable after a 14-day cooling off period. Booking fees will then be held until the end of the tenancy as a damage deposit.

Accommodation payment dates

  • * Term 1 rent for 4 weeks due on 28th August 2019
  • Term 2 rent for 13 weeks due on 25th September 2019
  • Term 3 rent for 17 weeks due on 8th January 2020
  • Term 4 rent for 8 weeks due on 8th April 2020

*Please note – term 1 rent payment must be made before you can move into Grand Felda House and if you are receiving a bursary from UCFB please remember bursary payments are ONLY made once you have enrolled to UCFB in September 2019 and not before.


Funding

Applicants eligible to apply for a student maintenance loan can apply to receive up to £11,354 towards their cost of living and accommodation, please visit https://www.gov.uk/student-finance-calculator for an approximate indication of how much you might receive.

In addition, applicants with a household income of less than £40,000 can also apply for a means tested bursary to be paid direct towards any of the above rooms. The typical price for students with a means tested bursary is also shown above. Please visit https://www.ucfb.com/programmes/how-to-apply/undergraduate-scholarships-bursaries/ for more information on this scheme.

UCFB Wembley accommodation bursaries are only available to students who book with our partnered accommodation and within our nominated rooms. If you apply to live with our partnered accommodation and choose a non-nominated room you will not be eligible for an accommodation bursary.


Leisure facilities

  • 100 station gym with dedicated cardio area, free weights and training space
  • 25m swimming pool
  • Fitness classes
  • Group cycle studio – 16 bikes with disco lighting

We help all full-time registered 1st year students with accommodation in our nominated partner halls of residence. At our student accommodation site a pastoral team encourage a safe, secure and happy living environment and provide discreet support for students when they need help.


Accommodation request form






Disabled students

Accessible rooms can be made available on application, and we can allocate ground floor rooms to students with limited mobility.

Please ensure that within your application that you mention any medical or other condition which need to be taken into account in the allocation of your accommodation. Such requirements should be indicated on your application form, accompanied by written confirmation from a medical practitioner or other professional body, so that we can allocate rooms accordingly. All information provided will be treated confidentially.

If we are not provided with all relevant information at the time of application, we may not be able to change your allocation at a later date. There is no guarantee that suitable facilities will be available. Please make sure you mention anything that may have a bearing on your health and safety or the health and safety of those living around you.

If you have any queries on this, please contact our UCFB Accommodation Office on:

Telephone: 03332417333

Email: accommodationwembley@ucfb.com

UCFB Etihad Campus


UCFB has partnered with Unite Students at Piccadilly Point to offer UCFB Etihad Campus students vibrant, safe and centrally-located student accommodation in the heart of Manchester.

Piccadilly Point offers 24hr security, onsite CCTV and Wi-Fi.

Piccadilly Point is right in the heart of Manchester city centre, just a minute from Manchester Piccadilly train station. The property’s central location means you’re close to the best shopping and leisure areas that Manchester has to offer.

The rooms available at Piccadilly Point are as follows:

Classic en-suite – £165.36 per week, 42 week

Classic en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, ¾ sized bed and your own desk and chair. They also benefit from a shared large lounge and kitchen area to relax with your new UCFB flat mates. These rooms are available in 3, 4, 5 & 6 bedroom flats.

Premium 1 en-suite – £170.56 per week, 42 week

These en-suite rooms offer more floor space than the Classic rooms and are packed with features such as a private bathroom, generous ¾ sized bed and your own desk and chair. Your shared fitted kitchen and living area is an ideal space to relax with your flat mates.

To book a viewing at Piccadilly Point click here.

To see a virtual tour of Piccadilly Point click here.

You can view this accommodation all day from 9am until 7pm when you attend an Open Day, for more information or to book your place on the next UCFB Open Day click here.

Deposits

  • Piccadilly Point require a £250 advance rent payment which goes towards the first instalment due in August, this is payable upon booking
  • Booking fees are non-refundable after a 7-day cooling off period
  • The £250 goes towards that first rent instalment

Accommodation payment dates

  • 10% of the total cost due on 13th August 2019
  • 30% of the total cost due on 19th September 2019
  • 40% of the total cost due on 18th January 2020
  • 20% of the total cost due on 12th April 2020

We help all full-time registered 1st year students with accommodation in our nominated partner halls of residence. At our student accommodation sites a pastoral team encourage a safe, secure and happy living environment and provide discreet support for students when they need help.

Funding

Applicants eligible to apply for a student maintenance loan can apply to receive up to £8,700 towards their cost of living and accommodation, please visit https://www.gov.uk/student-finance-calculator for an approximate indication of how much you might receive.

In addition, applicants with a household income of less than £30,000 can also apply for a means tested bursary to be paid direct towards any of the below rooms. The typical price for students with a means tested bursary is also shown above. Please visit https://www.ucfb.com/programmes/how-to-apply/undergraduate-scholarships-bursaries/ for more information on this scheme.

UCFB Accommodation Bursaries are only available to students booking with UCFB nominated providers via the form below.


Booking your accommodation






Disabled students

Accessible rooms can be made available on application, and we can allocate ground floor rooms to students with limited mobility.

Please ensure that within your application that you mention any medical or other condition which need to be taken into account in the allocation of your accommodation. Such requirements should be indicated on your application form, accompanied by written confirmation from a medical practitioner or other professional body, so that we can allocate rooms accordingly. All information provided will be treated confidentially.

If we are not provided with all relevant information at the time of application, we may not be able to change your allocation at a later date. There is no guarantee that suitable facilities will be available. Please make sure you mention anything that may have a bearing on your health and safety or the health and safety of those living around you.

If you have any queries on this, please contact our UCFB Accommodation Office on:

Telephone: 03332417333

Email: accommodationetihad@ucfb.com