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Leeds Student Housing Research

Unipol has published a report assessing the Leeds student housing market

Deposits: A Guide For Students

Here is a quick guide about the rules regarding deposits and what you can do if you are worried you aren’t being treated fairly.

Leeds Code Review Consultation

Before signing a tenancy agreement…

When you sign a contract to rent a student property you are entering a legally binding agreement, so it’s important you don’t rush to do it and that you know exactly what you are signing up to.

Kick start the New Year, Leeds!

Welcome back! We hope you had a relaxing festive break and are looking forward to whatever 2024 has in store for you.

Are you taking part in Veganuary?

Going vegan and opting for planet-friendly foods and sustainable plant-based proteins is a great way to help the environment. According to Oxford University research, going vegan is the easiest and mo...

Nottingham Rental Standard launched to Improve standards for renters

Unipol, DASH Services and Nottingham City Council have introduced new initiative to enhance standards in private rental accommodation.

Leeds Student House Hunting Checklist

Now that most landlords are advertising their properties for next academic year, you may be searching for your next student home.

The Ten Cities Rent Survey is now available

The Report capture the latest data on rents in purpose built student accommodation across 10 core university cities, and seeks to understand the factors driving steep increases

Renters Reform Bill Latest Update

With the bill getting a second reading on Monday 23rd October Unipol look at what impact it may have on students

A guide to navigating the cost of living crisis for students in the UK

The cost of living crisis has become a significant concern for students in the United Kingdom. Rising prices and inflation can put a strain on the already tight budgets of students.

Dealing with homesickness at University

Being in University can be so exciting – but it can also be a little bit lonely. If you find you are feeling homesick, that is totally understandable. We’ve put together some helpful tips of how to de...

Rate Your Landlord Awards 2023

The 2023 Rate Your Landlord winners were announced at the awards ceremony at Leeds University Union last night. It was great to be able to celebrate Leeds’s exemplary student landlords together for an...

Preparing for University!

After accepting your place at university and securing your accommodation for the upcoming year, you may now be thinking about what’s to come and if you need to prepare anything in advance for the big ...

Avoid Housing Contract Scams

Unipol has become aware of an increase in rental scams circulating via social media, particularly on Facebook.

A Level Results 2023 - How Unipol can help

If you’ve now confirmed your place for September, Unipol is here to help with all your student accommodation needs!

Unipol Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2023

Thank you to everyone who completed the Tenant Satisfaction Survey this year and told us about their experiences as a Unipol tenant!

Updates to the Nottingham Code & what this means for students renting in the city

The Unipol Code is a scheme which student landlords in Nottingham can voluntarily join, and by doing so they agree to meet a set of standards regarding the physical condition and management of their r...

Bradford House Hunting 2023 - 2024

House hunting for academic year 2023-2024 in Bradford commenced on 6th February 2023.

Time to renew your Nottingham Code membership

It's time to renew your membership of the Unipol Nottingham Code

Ten Cities Rent Survey Underway

Unipol is undertaking an survey of purpose built student accommodation rents

Moving Out Responsibly

Unipol are repeating the successful collaborative project with Uni of Leeds, Leeds Beckett, the respective Students’ Unions, and Leeds City Council to promote a better way of moving out of a student h...

Unipol Chief Executive

The trustees of Unipol Student Homes have announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive

Coping with Exam Stress

You’ve left school and your GCSEs and A Levels are behind you. But now it’s time for University Exams…perhaps the scariest of them all! This time can be the most stressful you might experience.