iQ Stephenson House is a newly refurbished and modern student accommodation located on Stoddart House in Newcastle. University of Newcastle and Northumbria University are both within easy walk of the property with the city centre being just a short bus ride away. Just nearby is the Town Moor offering 1000 acres of green space, it is bigger than Hyde Park and Hampstead Heath combined, well even bigger than New York’s Central Park. You can choose from a range of shared apartments and enjoy a host of facilities like on-site car parking, social spaces and so much more.
The rooms are all thoughtfully designed and well furnished at Stephenson House accommodation. Get ready to have a great student experience in the city living here. When you live in a shared apartment, you will have your personal room with a comfortable bed, study space, and ample storage space. The bathroom, living room and the fully fitted kitchen will be shared amongst all the flatmates. Living in shared apartments has its own merit. Come home to relaxing with your friends after a long study day is all that you need. Cook together, watch a movie in the living room on your laptop together or turn your living room into a party place over the weekend and invite all your friends over. If you are looking for some fresh air or are the kind of person who likes nature walks then the Town Moor nearby the property is the perfect spot for respite for you. Catch the early birds in the morning or take an evening stroll, whatever your mood entails. The social spaces at the property are perfect for you to be able to have a good time when at home. Bring along your laptop and enjoy a movie with your friends or simply just catch up with each other over a cup of coffee. If you plan on bringing your car along to University with you then you can securely park it on-site for a nominal fee.
There is much to do in Newcastle for international students. Theatre Royal is another of city’s gems that you mustn’t miss. Opera to ballet whatever catches your fancy you can watch here! St Nicholas Cathedral is another one that you must pay a visit to. Built around the 14th and 15th century, this edifice is not exceptionally tall but does have a striking lantern tower that one must visit. The cathedral is topped with a crenelated Scottish Crown, giving it a rather grand appeal. It should be amongst your ‘places to visit in Newcastle’ list.
When you are looking to explore closer to home, you will find brilliant options. If it is eating out that is on your mind then why not head over to Aneesa’s Buffet Restaurant. This all you-can-eat-buffet offers you a taste of India, try their curries or if that does not interest you then the Chinese delicacies will. The Botanist Newcastle is just down the road from you and a merry place to sit down to have a drink with your friends. The lively music is just perfect to set the weekend mood in.
1 double bed
19 Sep 2020
24 Jul 2021
1 double bed
19 Sep 2020
24 Jul 2021
This property does not charge a Booking Deposit
Payment Plan - One instalment, 2 instalments and 4 instalments.
Damage Costs - Fair & proportionate damage can be charged to tenants if they cause damage and destroy anything in the room or building.
Payment Method - Pay using Credit Card, Debit Card or International Transfer.
IQ Current Cancellation Policy
For cancellations for the 2020/21 academic year due to COVID-19, students are protected under iQ's current cancellation policy which covers extenuating circumstances – including being unable to travel and illness. In these circumstances, students who have booked for the 2020/21 academic year, or may wish to book, are eligible to cancel their booking at any time, and iQ will fully refund any fees paid. Any cancellation application would go through our usual channels and the policy and process is here.
Period before you enter into the Tenancy Agreement - Failure to complete your application and enter into the Tenancy Agreement by the DeadlineThe property reserves the right to not return the Booking Fee and cancel your booking on notice if:
you notify us after the Deadline that you have decided not to enter into the Tenancy Agreement;
we take all reasonable steps to enter into the Tenancy Agreement before the Deadline and you fail to do so, for example, if you fail to complete your application or provide guarantor details and supporting documentation in good time;
you provide us with relevant false or misleading information; and/or
we are prohibited from entering to the Tenancy Agreement because of the Immigration Act 2014 (persons disqualified by immigration status). From the date of cancellation, you will not be liable for the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement, irrespective of whether you have signed it.
Cancellation by You
If you have entered into the Tenancy Agreement and you wish to cancel your booking, regardless of whether you have collected your keys, you will remain liable for the contractual obligations set out in the Tenancy Agreement and you may not cancel the booking unless you can provide proof that you fit any of the following criteria:
• you notify us of your intention to cancel your booking prior to 1 August or, if your Tenancy Start Date(as defined in your Tenancy Agreement) is in any month other than September, 28 days before your Tenancy Start Date.
• you notify us of your intention to cancel within 7 days of payment of your Booking Fee.
• Your UK Visa application has been denied.
• You have failed to obtain the required qualifications to get into your first University of choice.
• Extenuating circumstances e.g. ill-health, family circumstances.
Where proof is provided in accordance with these terms and conditions and to our reasonable satisfaction, you will be entitled to cancel the booking and you will not be liable for the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement from the date of cancellation.
Evidence required where there is a cancellation by you
Notify us of your intention to cancel within 7 days of payment of your Booking Fee.
No further evidence is required beyond notifying us, and your Booking Fee will be returned to you.
Notify us of your intention to cancel prior to 1 August or 28 days before your Tenancy Start Date if your Tenancy Start Date is in any month other than September but more than 7 days after the payment of your Booking Fee
No further evidence is required beyond notifying us, but your Booking Fee will be retained as a cancellation fee.
Failure to get into your first university of choice
Should you fail to gain the required qualifications and are not accepted into the University you stated as your first choice, you may cancel your Tenancy Agreement and we will refund your Booking Fee and any rent payments made so long as you provide the following information within the timescales mentioned below:
• Written confirmation from you that you wish to cancel your reservation due to having failed to obtain the required grades for your first choice University; and
• Supporting evidence from the University or UCAS.
This information must be provided to us within 72 hours of your exam results being published to be eligible for a Booking Fee refund. In these circumstances, your Booking Fee and rent payments will be returned in full within four weeks. If you fail to provide the information within 72 hours of your exam results being published, your Booking Fee will be retained as a cancellation fee.
Q. Is the site secured?
The site covered by CCTV and has onsite security staff, with staff present 24 hours a day. There is also a digital entry system at the building.
Q. Can I book if I'm under 18?
We require that all tenants living at one of our buildings in England and Wales are over the age of 18 at the time of moving in. You may book if you are 17, but only if you will have turned 18 before you move in. Exceptions to this rule are available in selected cases through prior arrangement with a university or institution.
Q. Can I bring a TV?
If you want to bring a TV, check that your room has a TV point and don’t bring one larger than 21”. You can’t mount your TV on the wall, so make sure it’s free-standing. While all TVs provided by iQ in communal areas accessed by all residents are covered by a TV Licence, you will need to buy your own licence if you bring your own TV or if there is one already in your room or shared kitchen & living area.
Q. Can I bring pets?
Q. Can I choose where my room is in the building?
Yes, you can specify where you would like your room to be – from those which are still available – at the time you book.
Q. Can I have overnight guests?
Yes. It's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally, but we would ask you to respect your fellow residents and let your site team know. You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring.
Q. Can I move out early?
You can move out whenever you are ready but the contract you have is a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and you will still need to pay the full rent until the end of the agreement. In exceptional circumstances, the Property Manager may decide to grant an early release from the tenancy.
Q. Can I smoke in my room?
Q. Can I swap my room?
It may be possible to swap or change your room once you have moved in, subject to availability. A room change fee will apply.
Q. Do I have to be home by a certain time each night?
No, it’s up to you when you come in. If returning late at night, please respect your fellow residents and keep noise to a minimum.
Q. Do you provide bedding?
Q. Does the building permit the use of drugs at its accommodation?
No, drugs are not permitted and prohibited items will be confiscated. The tenancy agreement gives the right to confiscate substances, including ‘legal highs’ without the consent of the resident.
Q. How do I get my post / mail?
Your post will be delivered to a lockable post box for your flat. Larger items or those that require a signature on delivery will be retained by Reception. You will be notified if Reception receive an item for you, and you should collect it as soon as possible.
Q. In the event of a fire, how can I trust that my accommodation is safe?
The safety and security of our residents is our number one priority. All of our sites are fully compliant with current safety standards. Our accommodation has fire alarm systems in place as well as fire prevention equipment, and we carry out regular testing and evacuation drills. Our building is also regularly audited by external, independent consultants.
Q. Is there internet access on-site?
Yes, the site is equipped with WiFi, accessible throughout the building at no extra charge. This service is provided by our internet partners, ASK4. If you have any issues with connecting, you can find their contact details in the resident handbook you will receive on arrival.
Q. Will my flat be cleaned?
You are responsible for keeping your own space clean. It's our responsibility to keep the common areas like the social spaces, reception and laundry clean.
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