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World Environment Day

05 June 2019

Our collective responsibility for the care of our environment is a very prevalent issue at the moment and with this year’s World Environment Day we wanted to highlight some of the actions we are taking to reduce our impact. ‘Fast Fashion’ has been cited as one of the world’s biggest polluters; Last year, in the […]

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Staff Perks

02 May 2019

Here at Code Students we know if we look after our team, they will in turn give our customers the very best service. Every month our staff are treated to a professional massage that helps counteract any tension, aches and pains. But also shown to reduce anxiety, improve sleep, boost immunity and relieve headaches. Our […]

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CODE Awards

CODE WINS at the UK Customer Experience Awards 2018!

23 April 2019

CODE is proud to announce they have won the BRONZE award in the Customers at the Heart of Everything category at the 2018 UK Customer Experience Awards which recognises and rewards inspiring organisations and individuals who are delivering outstanding customer experiences. We were also shortlisted for three further awards which is a testament to the […]

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CODE Caribbean Party!

02 April 2019

To mark the end of the second university term, we went all out and held a Caribbean themed party for all of our students at our Coventry and Leicester, with the events taking place on the evenings of 27th & 29th of March, respectively. In order to keep with our Caribbean theme, we had traditional […]

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CODE are Finalists in RESI Awards & Institute of Customer Service Awards for 2019

22 March 2019

CODE Students, based in Leicester and Coventry, have been once again nominated as Finalists in both the 2019 RESI Awards “Operator of the Year” and “Landlord of the Year” categories having previously been judged worthy winners in 2017. The highly prestigious RESI Awards ceremony is organised by Property Week and attracts the very best that the […]

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CODE Lifestyle

How to Revise Effectively

15 March 2019

As we are leading into exam season, we wanted to put together a series of tips to help you get the most out of your revision. Take a look at our top 12 tips below, if you find them useful, feel free to share them with a friend. Start early Starting your revision early each […]

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CODE Shortlisted in RESI Awards 2019

08 March 2019

The 8th edition of the RESI Awards, organised by Property Week, celebrate the residential property sector and its successes of the past year. The awards bring together the key players in the residential market including leading developers, landlords, house builders, operators, investors, agencies and local authorities. CODE have been shortlisted in 2 categories; Landlord of the […]

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Always and always facing toward the Light

26 February 2019

This Sunday, Alice Hawkins’ remarkable and inspiring story will be brought to life with live performance, a spectacular local choir and an incredible video projection on the historic Corn Exchange. CODE has a real connection to Alice Hawkins’ story as Block A, Western Road used to be the Equity Shoe Works, where Alice worked, and […]

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Valentines Day @ CODE

15 February 2019

Valentine’s Day has become a global event celebrated by many different cultures throughout the world but remains dedicated to friendship. At CODE we were delighted to host 2 different social events at both our Coventry & Leicester sites which invited along a fantastically diverse mix of students. Our Coventry office was transformed for Valentines day […]

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Sip & Paint

06 February 2019

When we were approached by DMU Graduates to hold a Sip and Paint Event here at CODE we jumped at the opportunity! It was certainly a lot different to the events we normally hold, however it gave CODE residents an opportunity to express their creative side with a paintbrush and glass in hand, throughot the […]

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CODE Host Police Training Event

28 January 2019

On the 23rd of January, CODE Student Accommodation hosted approximately 40 Leicestershire Police West Neighbourhood Officers for a training session in our CODE Cinema. The training day ran from 9am through to 4pm, with refreshments provided by the hard working staff from the CODE Cafe. The event was organised by Matthew Blackburn who had the […]

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

The Leicester Blood Donation Team Visit CODE

16 January 2019

It is estimated that only 3 in 100 people actually donate blood, a very poor statistic. As such the team from the Leicester Donor Centre visited our Health & Wellbeing fair in an attempt to encourage more students and staff to sign up to give blood. Students and staff alike were able to sign up […]

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Motivational Monday’s

14 January 2019

January can be difficult for everyone, in particular, our students who are returning back to academic life after spending the holidays with loved ones. As such we wanted to help kick start 2019 by providing our Leicester & Coventry students with ‘Motivational Monday’ packs. The packs have been carefully put together by our CODE team […]

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing Fair

09 January 2019

We know January can be a difficult time for our students and as such we wanted to help counteract the stress of exams and January blues with our Health & Wellbeing Fair. Wednesday 16th January is a perfect opportunity for you to kick start 2019 and learn about the extensive range of activities and services […]

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CODE News

ANUK 2019

04 January 2019

We recently welcomed inspectors from ANUK; The Accreditation Network UK for our annual review to ensure our accommodation and service meets the exacting standards of ANUK. The inspectors spoke very highly of CODE Student Accommodation awarding CODE with the prestigious accreditation and commenting: “This was a very impressive site complimented by an impressive management team. […]

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Institute of Customer Service – UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2019

21 November 2018

CODE are so proud to have been nominated as Finalists in the Institute of Customer Service Awards – UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2019 for the Customer Commitment Award. The award recognises those companies nationwide who have achieved differentiation through a well communicated customer services strategy and a customer orientated culture showing a consistent commitment to […]

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CIOB members Visit CODE Coventry

07 November 2018

On the 9th October 2018 Winvic invited members of the Charted Institute of Building (CIOB) to take a tour of the tallest new building to be added to Coventry’s skyline, a 1,192 bed student accommodation development on the corner of Fairfax Street and Cox Street. CIOB Members in the Midlands jumped at the opportunity to […]

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Halloween At CODE

01 November 2018

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 […]

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The Suffrage Flag Relay comes to CODE

26 October 2018

As part of the UK wide Civil Service Celebrations for the Suffrage Centenary, the Suffrage Flag came to CODE to celebrate the life and work of Alice Hawkins who as early as 1886 worked at the Equity Shoe Factory – the former site of CODE Student Accommodation emphasising our historic roots. Accompanying the Flag was […]

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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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CODE Awards

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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CODE News

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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CODE Lifestyle

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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CODE Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing

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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CODE Lifestyle

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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