CODE Community, CODE Lifestyle, CODE News, Moving In

Living with CODE in 2020-21

28 May 2020

Covid-19 is changing the way we think about the world. Some of you may also be thinking about the next academic year and wondering what this will bring. We are confident that any student who is living with us next year can still have a great experience. Our accommodation consists of self-contained studio flats – […]

Find out more
Virus molecule

CODE News, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Updates concerning the Coronavirus outbreak

26 May 2020

Advice surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is changing daily, with regular updates from the Government and Public Health England. On this page, we will keep you up-to-date with what we’re doing to keep our residents as safe as possible. The content reflects the best advice we have currently. We will update it as necessary, particularly […]

Find out more
Other blogs you may like, Cerys reflects on the 'new normal'

CODE Community, CODE Lifestyle

Living at CODE as universities adjust to the “new normal”

22 May 2020

Cerys has lived at CODE for the past 3 years. She made the decision to stay in her studio flat before the lockdown and has decided to stay, even though students can now move home. Here she explains what it has been like staying at CODE under the “new normal” and why she’d recommend it […]

Find out more

CODE Lifestyle

Advice about electricity choices and use

28 April 2020

At CODE, we give you the flexibility to choose how you pay for your electricity. You can decide to be billed for your actual use (exclusive contract) or pay a set £10 fee per month for a yearly amount of electricity units (inclusive contract). Students with an ‘average’ electricity use should not exceed their allowance […]

Find out more

CODE Community, Mental Health & Wellbeing

What we’re watching during lockdown

23 April 2020

Is Netflix your new best friend during lockdown? If so, then you’ve probably already picked a side: are you Joe Exotic or Carole Baskin (that’s one of the big questions in the bonkers Tiger King documentary if you’re not sure)? But what about if you’re looking for something a bit different to what you’d normally […]

Find out more
A little gift postcard

CODE Community, CODE Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing

It’s the little things that make you smile

14 April 2020

Has the CODE gift fairy visited you? During the lockdown period, our CODE gift fairies (also known as our emergency site staff) have been leaving little gifts outside a selection of rooms to help keep us all smiling. They’ve been delivering around 100 gifts per day, choosing random rooms to receive a little something. So […]

Find out more
Rainbow

CODE Community, CODE Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Staying safe and well together through the Coronavirus outbreak

03 April 2020

The Government has asked us all to ‘stay at home’ in the next few weeks to help stop the spread of Covid-19. But like many people, you may also find yourself feeling sadder, more stressed, and possibly even more scared than normal. A lot of us are feeling the same, so we thought we’d share […]

Find out more

Uncategorised

Advice to Leicester Lettings tenants

25 March 2020

Advice surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is changing daily, with regular updates from the Government and Public Health England. On this page, we will keep you up-to-date with what we’re doing to keep our tenants as safe as possible. The content reflects the best advice we have currently. We will update it as necessary, particularly […]

Find out more
Riverside accommodation

CODE Community

Cerys’s Superior River View

10 March 2020

Cerys has been living at CODE for 3 years and we recently sat down with her to find out why she has stayed so long, we absolutely love hearing the stories of our tenants and here is her’s. Hi my name is Cerys, I moved in to CODE Students in my 1st year at DMU […]

Find out more

Uncategorised

Cycling at CODE

18 February 2020

With the weather due to take a turn for the better very soon it is the perfect opportunity to get on your bike and make the most of the surrounding areas. If you are a new cyclist, you can follow some of We Are Cycling UK’s tips for getting started: Before you go for a […]

Find out more

CODE Lifestyle

Care for your well-being with herbs

31 January 2020

If you had fun planting seeds during our Indoor Garden Party, you’re well on the way to improving your health and cooking! But you may be wondering, what to do next?!? Here we run down some of the best ways to look after those little seedlings and what to do with them once they turn […]

Find out more

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Ways to make returning back to University in January a little easier

06 January 2020

There is a brand new semester on the horizon filled with lectures, exams and work. It’s not all doom and gloom however, January is the perfect opportunity for you to get the year off to a good start. We’ve compiled a series of tips which should soften the blow of returning to university and help […]

Find out more

Uncategorised

Going home for Christmas

17 December 2019

We are fast approaching the end of your first term and as such we’ve compiled a short list of top tips to check before you head home for Christmas. Book your travel early If you haven’t sorted out your travel already, make sure you do it now! If you’re heading home on the train, remember that […]

Find out more

CODE Lifestyle

How to save for your first rent installment – starting in January

13 December 2019

We know that a lot of you want to stay at CODE in 2020/21 – but saving for the first rent instalment can be difficult. It’s due in July (24th to be exact) and this can often be before your student loan hits. But did you know, if you start saving in the middle of […]

Find out more

CODE News

CODE’s Fire Safety Policy

05 December 2019

Our buildings are modern, having been constructed within the last 10 years and have been designed for your safety and built by a reputable construction company. The buildings are either brick or rendered and they do not have any cladding. Sprinkler systems are installed in any buildings over 30 metres high, in line with current […]

Find out more
Time is ticking reminder to current residents

CODE Renewals

Exclusive renewal offer for current residents – book now for 2020/21

05 November 2019

Hello current resident! So, you’re interested in spending another year at CODE, that’s great news. We really want to prioritise your needs, which is why are giving all our current residents the chance to book their room before anybody else. That means you won’t miss out and can stay in your same room for another […]

Find out more

CODE Community

Halloween At CODE

01 November 2019

Things got Spooktacular at one of CODE’s favourite times of the year. Our resident ghosts and ghouls crept down for a howling social night, filled with Halloween themed games, quizzes, pumpkin carving and frightfully delicious treats from Whamys including an eye-popping Halloween punch. Our ghosts and ghouls indulged in pin the bolt on Frankenstein, a […]

Find out more

CODE Competition, CODE Lifestyle

Competition time! Show us your room & win

24 October 2019

Would you like the chance to show off your room and win some amazing prizes? Well, get clicking that camera phone because the #CODERoomGoals competition is now open! You have one week to take as many amazing photos as you can. You can submit up to 4 photos (entries) in different categories and if you […]

Find out more

CODE Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing

World Mental Health Day

10 October 2019

It’s important to take care of yourself and get the most from life. Below are 10 practical ways to look after your mental health. Making simple changes to how you live doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take up loads of time. Anyone can follow this advice. Why not start today? Talk about your feelings […]

Find out more

CODE Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Our Top 7 super foods – and how to eat them

09 October 2019

We all know we should be eating healthy food. But with so many takeaways and delivery services close to CODE, doing that can be pretty difficult. Did you also know there are a whole load of foods that are simple to prepare and still good for you? Here we run down the list of our […]

Find out more

CODE Community, CODE Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Health and Well-being in Leicester

08 October 2019

Being at university is great… most of the time. But it’s perfectly normal to find yourself worrying about things now and then. You could have concerns about money or be stressed about keeping up with your work. Or you may be feeling low or anxious. Whatever is bothering you, you don’t need to cope on […]

Find out more

CODE Community, CODE Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Health and Well-being in Coventry

02 October 2019

If you’re finding university life a bit harder than normal, you’re not alone. Worry about exams, loneliness or money problems can make you feel overwhelmed. Or you might want advice on eating well, home sickness or a range of physical and mental health issues. Luckily, there are lots of places in Coventry to find support […]

Find out more

CODE Community, CODE Lifestyle, Moving In

Moving in – don’t forget to…

24 September 2019

There’s a lot to think about when starting – or getting back into – student life. With moving in and starting lectures, it’s easy to miss out on a few important things. Here we’ve pulled together the key tasks you may have missed. Registering with a doctor Everyone should register with a local doctor (GP). […]

Find out more

Moving In

Your Damage Deposit

16 September 2019

As a tenant at CODE Student Accommodation, you will have already paid a damage deposit. This deposit is paid as security against costs that you cause CODE by breaking any terms of your tenancy agreement – most commonly cleaning costs, costs of damage to the property, or for unpaid rent. At the end of your […]

Find out more
Our Western Road accommodation

CODE Awards

Students vote CODE the best accommodation provider in the country

10 September 2019

Thanks to our students, we’ve been named the Best Small Provider 2019 at the National Student Housing Awards! The National Student Housing Awards are unique because they don’t take written nominations and there are no ‘expert’ judges. All their awards are based 100% on direct feedback from 40,000 students – and our win means we […]

Find out more
CODE staff outside of the Secret Cinema's Casino Royale building

CODE News, CODE Staff

Shaken not stirred – our Staff Away Day to the Casino Royale

09 September 2019

  At CODE we like to thank our staff for their hard work throughout the year. We also feel a team “Away Day” is a great chance for everyone to socialise and top up their energy levels – ready to help our residents. Yesterday, our teams in Leicester and Coventry got to do just that […]

Find out more

Moving In

What to do if you are arriving out of hours

06 September 2019

Moving into your flat is really exciting – with a whole new space for you to make your own. But if you’re arriving outside of our normal office hours, you might be a little bit worried about how it will all work. But there is no need to panic. We’ve pulled together a number of […]

Find out more

Moving In

Hire the essentials!

06 September 2019

So, you’ve remembered the most important essential – your mobile! But then you realise you can’t find your charger and you’re on less than 10%… arghhhhhhh! But don’t panic – because here at CODE, we think it’s our job to come to the rescue! Phone chargers are just one of the many items (15 to […]

Find out more

Moving In

Your Post

04 September 2019

There is a well known fact that our students love to receive post and parcels, especially when student loans drop! In order to ensure that you are able to collect your parcels in a timely manner we’ve compiled a few handy pointers as well as your individual addresses, so take note. Post Boxes You will […]

Find out more

Moving In

What to bring with you when you move in

03 September 2019

MOVING IN CHECKLIST Thank you for choosing CODE Student Accommodation as your new home, we can’t wait to welcome you. We know moving can be a stressful time, so we’ve created a handy checklist to ensure your move goes as smoothly as possible. There are plenty of local supermarkets that sell the majority of the […]

Find out more

Moving In

Making Friends Whilst At University

02 September 2019

Moving to university is a difficult time. You leave your friends and family and move away from everything you know. You have to make friends with brand new people who you’ll spend the next three years with, but how do you do it? Not everyone makes friends easily and it’s totally normal to struggle, or […]

Find out more

Moving In

How To Use The Student Portal

30 August 2019

The student portal is one of the most important virtual places for our students. We often get asked many questions regarding the student portal and as such we’ve put together a little guide on how to get the most out of it. Logging into your student portal: Click here to log in Entering your booking […]

Find out more

CODE Awards

CODE nominated for Employer of the Year award

28 August 2019

Here at CODE we truly value our staff – after all, our team make everything happen. Which is why we’re excited to have been shortlisted as “Employer of the Year” at Property Week Management All-Stars awards. The awards – organised by Property Week, the leading magazine in the commercial and residential property market – celebrate […]

Find out more

Uncategorised

Results Day

14 August 2019

A Level results day is here and hopefully you have a great plan for  the day whether that be college, university, or an apprenticeship. If this is all in place well done, but have you thought about exactly what you are going to do on the day? If the answer to this is no, then […]

Find out more

CODE Awards

CODE scoops 4 award finalist nominations!

18 July 2019

CODE have a fantastic history of being both finalists and winners in a wide array of national and local awards. Whilst all awards are deemed important to us, there are 2 which stand out as particularly imporant. These are: The National Student Housing Awards are present by Red Brick Research and are the industry standard […]

Find out more