CODE Lifestyle

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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CODE News

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 Awards

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 Awards

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 News

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 Awards

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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CODE Lifestyle

End of Term BBQ

25 May 2017

To celebrate the glorious weather and the approach of the end of term we hosted a flaming Summer BBQ so our students could relax in the fresh air after an intense period of studying. We had a range of free food and drinks on offer as our Head Chef Rob showed his expertise on the […]

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CODE Scoop Student Accommodation Operator of the Year at the 2017 RESI Awards

11 May 2017

CODE were judged worthy winners of the highly prestigious RESI Awards 2017 organised by Property Week at the Grosvenor Hotel in London. The hugely popular event was hosted by the British comedian and actor Paul Chowdhry and featured the very best operators in the UK across a number of categories in the residential property market sector. CODE […]

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International Visitors Registration

24 April 2017

Following a successful trial CODE are delighted to continue be working with the Leicestershire Police Service by extending the provision of secure facilities to host the Overseas Visitor Registration Office on the following days: • Wednesday May 10th • Wednesday June 7th • Wednesday July 5th • Wednesday August 2nd • Wednesday September 6th • […]

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CODE Lifestyle

The CODE Bollywood Party

16 March 2017

CODE does Bollywood When the students were asked what party they wanted to lift the winter blues and bounce into spring they choose Bollywood and a festival of dance, colours and flavours! CODE didn’t disappoint and the stage was set with a centerpiece performance of DMU’s own Bollywood Dance Society with students and staff alike […]

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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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AJM Sports Massage #SHOPLOCAL

17 January 2017

Let me introduce you to Amanda Gale, local masseur expert that graces Code Students every Friday – easing away the stresses and strains of Code team members (complimentary perk of working for Code Students!) and also available to our students or local community for a reduced rate. Born in Leicester, one of three children her […]

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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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The Harley Staples Cancer Trust

23 December 2016

Jamie Lewis was proud to offer a cheque of £1,549.11 to Jamie Staples for The Harley Staples Cancer Trust. The two Jamie’s have been friends for nearly 40 years and so this charity has special meaning to Jamie Lewis Residential & Code Students and it is with great pride we will continue to fund raise […]

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Support Will Burdett-Derby raising money for Cancer Research!

07 December 2016

CODE resident Will Burdett–Derby is really sticking his chin out for Cancer Research hoping that every punch will help to raise money. On December 18th he will fearlessly take to the Boxing Ring against an unnamed Middleweight opponent at the Leicester City King Power Stadium packed with a suited up audience looking forward to a […]

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Winter Westival

28 November 2016

CODE Student Accommodation had a great time at the very first Winter Westival on Braunstone Gate at the weekend celebrating the mid-winter and Christmas. The weather was kind so we could all join in the fun supporting some of our favourite venues on the way – Natterjacks, Ninety Six Café, Walshy’s Sports Pad, Louise Woods […]

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Taurus Health & Fitness #SHOPLOCAL

21 November 2016

Meet Pete (Puneet Kumar) 32 years old and proud owner of the infamous Taurus. Retail outlet, wholesaler and on-line store with distribution satellite stores “Taurus Essentials” found at Find Your Fitness, Evolution Man and Daz Ball Gym. Pete is an enigmatic, successful businessman. But things have not always been so easy.   One of three, […]

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Our Blogger reviews The CODE Cafe

04 November 2016

At CODE they believe that one of the most important parts of running a good and successful student accommodation is allowing everyone to come together in a comfortable environment, especially as all the flats here are self contained. Even though students have the freedom to live on their own, it’s seen as very important that […]

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CODE Fitness Classes

27 October 2016

Whilst at Uni it’s important to remember the little things, such as healthy eating, hard work and keeping fit. At CODE there’s ways to keep up with all of these things with the great Café food, private study spaces and fabulous free exercise classes. I want to talk more about the exercise classes as they’re […]

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CODE are finalists in the Property Week Student Accommodation Awards 2016

22 October 2016

CODE Student Accommodation are delighted to announce that they have been chosen as Finalists in the inaugural Property Week Student Accommodation Awards in the category of Best Private Halls of Residence (sponsored by Winvic) which attracted nationwide entries from exceptional private halls who : provide a modern student environment, encompassing best-in-class learning, design and communal […]

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Jak Stationers #SHOPLOCAL

17 October 2016

Throughout the last academic year we ran a successful campaign which helped to promote local businesses, to our students which we called #SHOPLOCAL . To begin the new academic year we have teamed up with an established and respected member of the Westcotes community, Shabir Jakhura, proud owner of Jak Stationers, 79-81 Narborough Road which has […]

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#ShopLocal promoting independent businesses in the Westcotes Area

25 July 2016

Calling all local independent businesses to become part of #ShopLocal campaigns promoting the very best of the Westcotes area to our vibrant student community. The campaign has become one of the most popular features reaching a great many students at DMU and Leicester University so if you are a Restaurant, a Hairdressers, A Driving School, […]

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Paintbrushes at the ready – Valuable Work Experience for Leicester College Students !!

25 July 2016

Leicester College students Lauren Dales, Leon Robinson & Abbi Greet-Hayton, under the watchful eye of Paul Proudman, are getting started painting and redecorating CODE’s 660 en-suite studio’s ready for the new student intake in September. Each year CODE looks to work with the brightest Leicester College Students to give them a deeper understanding of 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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