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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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). […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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CODE Lifestyle

Checking out of your CODE Flat?

10 July 2019

First of all we would like to thank you again for choosing to live with CODE STUDENT ACCOMMODATION, we hope that we have provided you with a comfortable home whilst at University. It is coming to the end of the Academic Year and if you are leaving us then you will need to know how […]

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CODE Community

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 Community

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 Awards

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 Awards

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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CODE News

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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CODE Community

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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CODE Community

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 Community

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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CODE Awards

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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