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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 Community, CODE Lifestyle, CODE News, Mental Health & Wellbeing

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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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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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 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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CODE Broadcast Live to Chinese Students with their partners Uhouzz

24 February 2017

CODE is a very popular destination for International Students and this was underlined when one of China’s largest educational agencies asked if they could conduct a live broadcast from CODE directly back to China to about 1000 eager students who wanted to know more about what life was like here in Leicester – as the […]

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Chinese New Year at CODE

07 February 2017

CODE played host to a fabulous Chinese New Year Party at Western Road so our Chinese residents and their friends could welcome The Year of the Rooster in style. Our own Chinese interns organised the event and made sure we kept to authentic themes and tradition. The party started with everybody being shown how to […]

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Overseas Visitor Registration Office

04 January 2017

CODE are pleased to be working with the Leicestershire Police Service by providing secure facilities to host the Overseas Visitor Registration Office on the following days : • 11th January 2017 10:00 – 16:00 • 18th January 2017 10:00 – 16:00 • 25th January 2017 10:00 – 16:00 The OVRO will be hosted in the […]

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CODE Awards, CODE News

CODE Leicester Student Accommodation voted best in the UK

29 June 2016

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 2016. There was a double celebration as the team at CODE were also close runners up in the Best Customer Service Awards making sure that CODE Leicester is home to […]

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Braunstone Gate Community Mural

31 May 2016

As part of the Braunstone Gate Places for People initiative Laura and a team from CODE Students rolled up their sleeves and got their paintbrushes out to leave a memorable mark on Leicester befitting their time at University. The mural reflects the vibrant multi-cultural community around Braunstone Gate and celebrates the recent success “The Foxes” […]

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CODE finalist at Student Accommodation Operator of the Year 2016

16 May 2016

In keeping with recent triumphs the team at CODE Student Accommodation, based in Leicester, contested the highly prestigious RESI Awards organised by Property Week at the Grosvenor Hotel in London. The hugely popular event was hosted by the exuberant Gyles Brandreth and featured the very best operators in the UK across a number of categories in the […]

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