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Accommodation

One very important part of your student experience will be where you choose to live during your time at PUIC.

Below you will find some information regarding available accommodation and we would ask that you review these at your earliest convenience and let us know your preference by returning the form below to Student Support services well in advance of your arrival at PUIC.

Remember, accommodation will be allocated on a notification basis, so early return of the form will mean you are more likely to secure your choice.

All of the College's accommodation is provided through our preferred accommodation provider Clever Student Lets, and is available to book through our online application form.

PUIC Allocated Accommodation - Clever Student Lets

Clever Student Lets is the PUIC preferred supplier of student accommodation in Plymouth.

If you are about to start your studies at PUIC and have a confirmed place on a course, you can apply for accommodation by completing the online application form. From here you can register for a place in an exclusive PUIC allocated accommodation. If you apply before 30 July you will be guaranteed a place in this high quality accommodation.

NB: Exclusive PUIC allocated accommodation allows you to book for either 1, 2 or 3 semesters

Upon completing your application you will be sent full information on payment plans and arrangements and contracts that will afford you greater security.

Properties reserved exclusively for PUIC students include Gull House, Achilles House 1,2 and 3 and Ocean House.

Rent includes all utility bills (gas, electricity, water, television licence, cleaning service and a high speed internet connection*).

* Subject to fair usage policy.

All rooms in these exclusive PUIC allocated properties are en suite, so benefit from having private bathrooms for all tenants.

The properties are available from 1st September - 17th August (and, if the house is treated well, you can also stay during the summer).

Achilles House

3 houses are currently available offering:

  • 11 bedrooms, 11 bedrooms and 12 bedrooms
  • Private bathroom in every room (shower/bath sink and WC)
  • Two shared modern kitchen spaces in every house, fully equipped
  • Television room
  • High speed Wi-Fi internet service included
  • Cleaning service twice per month
  • Laundry area including washing and drying facilities at no extra cost
  • Safe and secure locks on all rooms and houses.

Cost: from £1,750 per semester

Apartments of between 6 - 8 individual study bedrooms, offering:

  • Private bathroom in every room (shower/bath sink and WC)
  • Shared ultra modern fully equipped kitchen space in every Apartment
  • Television area
  • Large communal study and games room
  • On-site managers office
  • High speed Wi-Fi internet service included
  • Cleaning service twice per month
  • Laundry area including washing and drying facilities available on site
  • Three phase security system and CCTV

Cost: from £1,984 per semester

Armada House

This new purpose-built development comprises of 30 luxury self contained studio apartments. located in centre of Plymouth's shopping district, just minutes from the Plymouth University campus and the Cookworthy Business school, Armada House offers unparalleled accommodation in this thriving University city.

Studio Features: All inclusive rental, Double bed, en suite Shower room, Broadband, Kitchen.

Facilities: Fitted kitchen, Microwave, fridge freezer.

Peace of Mind: 24 Hour CCTV, 24 Hour maintenance Line, Electronic Entry, On Site management, Secure bike storage.

Rooms available from September 2014.

Cost: £2,484 per semester

Town House

Located within 5 minutes walk from the University this is a brand new student accommodation scheme. Our scheme has been designed to provide accommodation of the highest quality in the ethos of the university halls of residence but with a more individual style. We have given the greatest emphasis to privacy.

Your room will have:

  • An ensuite, with private shower, toilet and wash basin.
  • All rooms have showers rather than wet rooms.
  • Individual safety locks
  • Full access to free wi-fi with fast download speeds
  • A Fitted wardrobe with a low level integral drawer
  • Double bed with 2 integral storage drawers
  • Fitted shelves and small bedside table
  • Desk and chair
  • Central heating

The building comprising 16 bedspaces is arranged as 3 flats or clusters each of 5, 5 and 6 rooms. Each flat or cluster will have the exclusive use of its own communal area which comprises a brand new kitchen and a smart, new seating/leisure area.

Your communal kitchen comprises:

  • Brand new fitted units including a dishwasher, washer /drier, fridge/freezer, cooking utensils and cutlery, oven, hob, microwave and kettle.
  • Individual food storage areas
  • Living and dining area

Each seating area has 2 new settees, central heating and a large flat screen TV. There is free wi-fi with fast down load speeds and a video entry screen connected to the main door of the building. All windows and heating systems are new and each flat has its own security door with a combination lock.

Cost: from £1,984 per semester

Fox House

This new purpose-built development comprises of 41 luxury self contained studio apartments, located in centre of Plymouth's shopping district, just minutes from the Plymouth University campus. Fox House offers unparalleled accommodation in this thriving University city.

Studio Features:

  • All inclusive rental
  • Double bed
  • en suite Shower room
  • Broadband
  • Kitchen

Facilities:

  • Fitted kitchen
  • Microwave
  • fridge freezer

Peace of Mind:

  • 24 Hour CCTV
  • 24 Hour maintenance Line
  • Electronic Entry
  • On Site management
  • Secure bike storage

Cost: from £2,465 per semester

Valletort House

Valletort House is situated in a peaceful location just seven minutes walk from Plymouth University and the City Centre, with direct access to local shops including a large supermarket. The Hoe, Plymouth's stunning natural waterfront, is less than 10 minute’s walk away with ample relaxing green spaces to enjoy during the warmer days.

Valletort House is a small, intimate residence with just 22 studio apartments. Each studio enjoys plenty of space to live and study. The kitchens within all apartments are fully-equipped, and you also have your own en-suite bathroom.

There is a washer/dryer on each floor with broadband and Wifi throughout. The residence is secured with electronic entry to each apartment and rental prices are inclusive of all bills.

Studio Features:

  • All inclusive rental
  • Double bed
  • en suite Shower room
  • Broadband
  • Kitchen

Facilities:

  • Fitted kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge freezer

Peace of Mind:

  • 24 Hour CCTV
  • 24 Hour maintenance Line
  • Electronic Entry

Cost: from £1,980 per semester

PUIC Referred Accommodation - Clever Student Lets

You may apply at any time for PUIC referred property. It can be booked in advance by using the online application form or can be booked on arrival. We encourage all PUIC students to book their accommodation before arrival so that you have a safe and secure home ready for you when you visit Plymouth for the first time.

This accommodation will be in either shared houses (shared with other students) or in self-contained apartments.

Upon completing your application you will be sent full information on payment plans and arrangements and contracts that will afford you greater security.

There are properties on the PUIC referred lists to suit a range of budgets.

Rooms are available in a variety of houses and can be en suite or standard.

Costs range from £1,367 per semester for a basic standard room, up to £1,690 per semester for the very best en suite room, and a self-contained apartment will usually cost around £2,500 per semester.

Rent includes all utility bills (gas, electricity, water, television licence, cleaning service - at cost if in a self contained apartment - and a high speed internet connection*).

* Subject to fair usage policy.

En suite room

If you'd prefer an individual study bedroom with en suite bathroom facilities (shower/bath, sink and WC), this is the option you should choose. This accommodation option also includes:

  • Shared, fully equipped kitchen space in every Apartment/house
  • Laundry facilities available at no extra cost
  • Apartments and houses of between 3 - 15 bedrooms
Standard room

These individual study bedrooms include:

  • Shared bathroom (shower/bath, sink and WC) - usually by no more than 3 people
  • Shared, fully equipped kitchen space in every Apartment/house
  • Laundry facilities available at no extra cost
  • Apartments and houses of between 3 - 15 bedrooms
Location of Residence

Accommodation provided through Clever Student Lets is in a variety of locations, but all are within a short walk (up to 20 minutes) from the college.

Term of Contract

Dependent on the type of accommodation arranged, contracts can be on a two semester basis in line with your period of study or may be for the full year (as is normal practice for student accommodation in the UK) which will mean you will have somewhere to live in-between your study semesters. Details of this can be discussed when your room is booked and it will be your decision which type of contract you enter in to. However, you should be aware that the contract is between you and Clever Student Lets so seek advice from PUIC student support before signing the contract if you are unsure which will suit you best.

Please note that students will be responsible for cleaning their own room and communal areas and washing their own clothes and dishes. All cleaning equipment, including a broom and vacuum cleaner, is provided for shared use in each property.

Book your accommodation now with Clever Student Lets