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CODE Celebrating “Topping Out” on Coventry’s Tallest Building!

04 October 2018

CODE’s new landmark 23-storey student accommodation complex has claimed the accolade for Coventry’s tallest building. Towering over the city centre, just 2 mins from Coventry University with great views over Coventry Cathedral and beyond, CODE Students will deliver 1,192 self-contained studios. All will feature a fully-equipped kitchen, deluxe shower room, a double bed with 200mb […]

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European Day of Languages at CODE

01 October 2018

Wednesday 26th September was the European day of languages and every year at we notice the growing contingent of international students staying here at CODE. As such we wanted to learn a little more about where some of our students were from and about the languages they speak in addition to this we asked student […]

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Historic Movement comes to CODE

17 September 2018

On the 26th October CODE will host a historic gathering as the Suffrage Flag Relay poignantly stops at CODE on its tour around the UK. Pictured are Catherine Hallsworth of the Festival and Events Team and Ismail Dale of the Heritage School Programme in front of the Suffragette Gallery at the Entrance to the Equity […]

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Students vote CODE the Best Student Accommodation Provider 2018

04 September 2018

Thanks to our students we have gone and done it again for the third year in a row! And we have even added the International Student Quality Mark for good measure. With an even greater response, our students have voted CODE Student Accommodation as the Best Small Provider 2018 at this year’s prestigious National Student […]

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Property Management Customer Services Team of the Year

17 August 2018

CODE Student Accommodation are finalists in Property Week’s prestigious Property Management Customer Services Team of the Year. This brand new award recognises outstanding customer service teams across both residential and commercial real estate and is open to exceptional teams at the frontline of property management that go the extra mile in delivering a consistently high […]

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Goodbye and Good Luck

03 August 2018

Yesterday was our big checkout day and we had to say a final fond farewell to many of our students as they finally left CODE, some after 3 years, and graduated into their chosen careers. It was also our opportunity to thank them for being such great guests as we got to know many of […]

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CODE Named Finalists in the 2018 National Student Housing Awards

20 July 2018

CODE Student Accommodation are delighted to announce once again they are finalists for the Best Student Accommodation Provider in the UK in the prestigious National Student Housing Survey 2018 and hoping to repeat their success of 2016 and 2017. The National Student Housing Survey is unique as it directly asks over 30,000 students, from over 200 […]

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Shaftesbury Primary School Visit

05 July 2018

CODE Student Accommodation on Western Road, Leicester, welcomed twenty female school children from Shaftsbury Primary School to the historic CODE building which was previously the Equity Shoe Factory where Alice Hawkins, the leader of the women’s suffragette movement in Leicester first worked in the 1880’s. CODE has created Suffragette Gallery in the historic entrance which […]

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UK Customer Experience Awards 2018

27 June 2018

CODE Student Accommodation are extremely proud to announce that they are finalists in the UK Customer Experience Awards 2018, in not one but three categories.   Best Customer at the Heart of Everything Strategy Best use of Insight and Feedback Best Engaging the Customer Online   This represents a fantastic achievement and we are in […]

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Keeping Cool Over the Summer

25 June 2018

Britain is set to be hotter than the Sahara desert this week as the country experiences the first of up to eight heatwaves predicted this summer! A 10-day ‘Spanish blowtorch’ heatwave will send the thermometers  soaring to 33C from Wednesday – making it potentially the hottest day of the year so far. As such we […]

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Expert Mental Health & Wellbeing Training

14 June 2018

CODE recognise the importance of student’s mental health and wellbeing and proactively take steps to ensure that this is continually promoted throughout a student’s tenure at our accommodation by initially making sure the design of the accommodation has natural light and outdoor spaces, then to giving peace of mind with 24/7 security and an on-site […]

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Global Student Living Conference 2018

14 June 2018

CODE are proud sponsors of the Global Student Living Conference for Strategies for Health & Wellbeing which is being held at the University of Leicester on 21st June. There is a jam packed Agenda for this vitally important conference and the CODE Team will be sharing their unique experience in this area along with a […]

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CODE Finalists in Student Accommodation Operator of the Year at the 2018 RESI Awards

24 May 2018

CODE Student Accommodation, based in Leicester, have once again been nominated as Finalists in 2018 RESI Awards “Student Operator of the Year” having previously won this National award in 2017. The highly prestigious RESI Awards ceremony was organised by Property Week and held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London. This hugely popular event was hosted by […]

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CODE Caribbean Party

25 April 2018

Spring had sprung, the sun was out and it was the perfect opportunity to indulge in the CODE Caribbean Carnival before it’s time to get heads down and study! The scene was set with DJ Andy pushing out the calypso rhythms, the Island Street Band played with loud shirts and even louder drums getting everybody […]

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2018 London Marathon

23 April 2018

Our intrepid Tina Torrington, CODE Sales Manager completed the gruelling 26.2 miles of the “hottest on record” London Marathon in a fantastic non-stop time of 4 hours & 35 minutes of blistering effort to raise her target of £2000 for an inspiring Children’s Disability Charity – Get Kids Going!   We are looking forward to […]

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CODE host Careers and Employability Event

12 April 2018

CODE were pleased to give a warm welcome to Unitemps (the University owned employment service) who set up shop on Wednesday 11th April to offer guidance to our 1000 students on finding full time and part time temporary work within the University and also with local Leicester business’s – including CODE who were also on […]

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CODE wins top UK National Customer Satisfaction Award

08 March 2018

CODE are extremely proud to have won the Customer Focus Award – SME at the 2018 UK Customer Satisfaction Awards ceremony, held at the Hilton on Park Lane, London last night as presented by top TV celebrity Michael Underwood. Now in its eighth year, the annual awards ceremony celebrates UK customer service achievements across the […]

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CODE Supports University Mental Health Day 2018

05 March 2018

The staff and students of CODE braved the freezing conditions and gathered indoors to raise awareness of University Mental Health Day 2018 an event run by Student Minds, which is the national campaign to focus efforts on promoting the mental health of people who live, work and study in Higher Education. We would like to […]

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#UNIMentalHealthDay Event 1/3/18

26 February 2018

Preparations are underway for the CODE Mental Health & Wellbeing Event to fully support the University Mental Health Day on the 1st March in collaboration with Students Minds the UK’s student mental health charity dedicated to develop new and innovative ways to improve the mental health of students. With 1000 students in the CODE Community […]

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Kickstart 2018 Health & Well-being Event

18 January 2018

What better way to get rid of the January Blues than Kickstart 2018 at CODE’s Fitness and Wellbeing Event !   Everybody was invited to meet the CODE Wellbeing Team and sign up for the FREE Fitness classes put on by Andrew and the PT-7 Personal Trainers – not only is it a great workout […]

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Rent A Bike for less than £1 a day

12 January 2018

CODE are now working in partnership with Rent-A-Bike to provide an affordable long term cycle hire scheme for all our students from the on-site Sales Office at Western Road.   Founded by enterprising DMU students and cycling enthusiasts Nathan & Oliver, Rent-A-Bike offers students the opportunity to becoming healthier, fitter and more active through cycling. […]

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CODE Christmas Party

20 December 2017

Twas the best way to spread Xmas cheer is singing out loud for all to hear at the fantastically festive CODE Xmas Party.   With the CODE Café decked with holly and the Christmas lights twinkling the celebration got underway with students arriving to a glass (or two!) of mulled wine and free Xmas Diner […]

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Student Minds

08 December 2017

At the recent Student Accommodation awards evening, CODE were so impressed with all the important work that the team at Student Minds do to support CODE’s mission to nurture the “physical mental and social needs of our students” we are delighted to announce that we will be fundraising for Student Minds – the UK’s Student […]

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CODE Awards

Student Accommodation Awards 2017

08 December 2017

Team CODE were delighted to be nominated in not one but two categories at the Student Accommodation Awards 2017, organised by Property Week to celebrate the accomplishments, innovation and excellence in student housing with the shortlist highlighting exceptional companies and teams who are at the forefront of delivering an exceptional student experience. CODE Finalist: Innovation […]

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Children In Need @ CODE

20 November 2017

A big  THANK YOU for everybody who participated to help CODE raise a whopping £835 for Children in Need 2018 !! The CODE Sales Team put on their Pudsey outfits and wore big smiles as they made  61 sales on the day with the help of our generous students who themselves enjoyed our CIN Bake […]

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UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2018

13 November 2017

CODE Students are proud to have been nominated as Finalists for Institute Of Customer Services Awards 2018 – Customer Focus Award SME.  This award recognises company’s who have demonstrably placed the customer at the centre of its operations and strategies & CODE Students will have displayed a well communicated customer strategy with excellent employee engagement […]

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CODE Does Halloween!

01 November 2017

As night fell one of CODE’s favourite events witnessed ghosts and ghouls creep down and scare their neighbours before having a howling party with our resident DJ and free food and drink before descending on the City Centre for midnight ! Check out Facebook for more frightening images.

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CODE are proud to raise the bar of Customer Experience

30 October 2017

Every year an independent body measures CODE’s customer experience by asking students on a scale of 1 – 10 how likely they are to recommend CODE to friends or family. Similar measures apply to other businesses whether you are buying a BMW or using an online store so results can be comparable. CODE has a […]

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CODE Awards

Student Accommodation Awards Finalist

12 October 2017

More great news for Team CODE ! CODE Student Accommodation has been shortlisted not once but twice for the 2017 Student Accommodation Awards in the category of Operator of the Year and Innovation of the Year recognising the continuous progress made looking at ways to raise the bar of our students experience by consistently delivering […]

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Upstairs At The Western……Just Around the Corner From CODE

06 October 2017

Did you know CODE has a Theatre right on its doorstep perfect for  great value evening entertainment ! Upstairs At The Western is Leicester’s pub theatre above Steamin’ Billy’s The Western on Western Road, just down from CODE and opposite the Co-Op. The theatre is a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by David Bell, Jess Richard […]

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CODE Welcome Festival

27 September 2017

Counting down to the hugely popular CODE Student Accommodation Welcome Party on Friday 29th September ….   The Festival of Fun kicks off at 7pm and we hope to meet all of our 1000 students enjoying the usual abundance of free food, free drinks and wonderful array of entertainment on offer in our gigantic Disco […]

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CODE, the ‘Best Small Provider 2017’

06 September 2017

CODE Leicester Student Accommodation has been voted as the Best Small (less than 1500 beds) Student Accommodation Provider in the UK in the prestigious National Student Housing Survey 2017 and this follows hot on the heels of being the Student Accommodation Operator of the Year 2017 at the RESI Awards. At a time when satisfaction in […]

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CODE International

CODE’s International Work Experience Program

07 July 2017

CODE extends a very warm welcome to Jessica Tsang who joins our international work experience program eager to learn about the hospitality industry in the UK particularly relating to International Students. Jessica has already travelled extensively around the Far East and is looking forward to exploring Europe although is currently studying Business & Economics at […]

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CODE partners with Leicester College to give 8 students a headstart! 

27 June 2017

Working with Jasdeep Atwal, the Work Placement Progression Coordinator at Leicester College, CODE were delighted to once again welcome an even bigger group of the brightest Painting and Decorating Students who are primed to refurbish 660 en-suite studios ready for the new student intake in September 2017. Under the watchful eye of Paul Proudman, the […]

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The National Student Housing Survey 2017

16 June 2017

CODE Student Accommodation are delighted to announce they are finalists for the Best Student Accommodation Provider in the UK in the prestigious National Student Housing Survey 2017. Each year the NSHS makes a series of awards to recognise organisations who achieve outstanding customer feedback and this year’s survey attracted over 34,000 responses from students representing more than […]

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