Truro Court on Mortimer Street, Sheffield, is a modern student accommodation offering a city centre location. Sheffield Hallam University is just 5 minutes walk and the University of Sheffield is a little over 20 minutes by bus. You can live in an apartment or choose from a wide selection of en suite and non-en suite rooms in shared flats and studios. Enjoy excellent facilities like bike storage, high-speed internet, onsite laundry, 24 hours security, housekeeping services and much more.
Whether you want to live independently, with other people or just want to live luxuriously, there is something for everyone at Truro Court student living Sheffield. If you want a sociable environment you should opt for the shared flat. You can socialize with your new flatmates in the shared kitchen and living area while enjoying the privacy of your en suite or non-en suite room. Each room is fully furnished with a bed, wardrobe space, spacious study station and en suite bathroom, and in a non-en suite room, the bathroom is shared. If you like living on your own terms and like having a space you can call your own; opt for one of the studios. They have similar features to an en suite room with the addition of a fully-fitted kitchenette. If you want to live your student life king size, then we recommend the spacious two-storey deluxe apartment with all similar furnishings as above, only, it’s just two floors bigger!
Truro Court student accommodation Sheffield has provisions for excellent amenities such as free high-speed Wi-Fi, which will enable you to have your work done on time. You can rest assured that you will be safe here at all times as there is 24-hour security. There is secure bike storage, so you can now bring your bike along for the commute. If there are any problems you are facing in your flat like plumbing or something needs fixing, you just have contact the onsite maintenance staff. They will have your problem solved in just about no time! There is also a housekeeping team which ensures that your flats look shiny and new on a regular basis. Now that sounds more like a luxury! There are also laundry facilities onsite, so you will never have to worry about dirty laundry piling up; you can have clean clothes whenever you want. What’s more, there is a management office right next door to Truro Court Sheffield which makes sure to keep your post and parcels safe. So if you have a parcel coming in from Amazon while you’re away to lectures, you can just collect it on your way back.
During your stay at Truro Court, you will find that local amenities like pubs, bars and restaurants are literally just a few minutes away on foot. You can enjoy the company of friends and a few rounds of drinks at the Royal Standard or Lord Nelson Pubs, just about 2 minutes walk. For times you want to treat yourself, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. We do recommend Sumo San Sushi & Teppan Grill, The Street Food Chef and Sheffield Piccolino.
With the Sheffield city centre only five minutes away from Truro Court, you have the best of site-seeing, shopping, entertainment, green spaces and student nightlife right at your doorstep. On the weekend get adventurous and go to the Peak District, only a 15 minutes train ride from the city centre. For live music do visit the Leadmill and for a casual night of cheap drinks and awesome music Code and Corporation and Plug are the places for you.
Deposits vary by property ranging from £50-£250 and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms.
The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.
Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period.
If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.
If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date.
Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.
Pay in 10 instalments with an additional one-time admin fee (UK based guarantor required)
Mode of Payment:
Pay using a debit card or a credit card online, over the phone or at the reception
Pay via direct debit or bank transfer
You can cancel your booking up to 14 days after you accept your offer or pay your deposit (the Initial Cancellation Period) providing you have not already moved into the property and we will refund your security deposit in full.
If you are outside the 14-days cool off period, you may cancel, but are required to find a replacement tenant. Until a suitable replacement is found, you may not be released from the tenancy agreement and are liable to pay the rent.
If you do not meet the grades of the university you initially applied to OR fail to receive a VISA, you may be released from the contract and receive a refund of your deposit provided you provide the documents as a proof of this within 2 working days of the results. In case of University rejection, evidence can be a written rejection letter from the University/College/UCAS, or a screenshot of the customer’s UCAS status along with the results, etc. In case of VISA rejection, evidence can be a copy of the letter from the Home Office or other official Visa issuing body as well as a letter from the university, sponsor or institution where they were supposed to be studying. It must clearly show the student’s full name, address and date of issue.
Q. Can I live here?
You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.
Q. Are pets allowed?
No, pets are not permitted in the buildings.
Q. Can I choose who I live with?
If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us.
Q. Can I choose my room?
Rooms are allotted on first cum first served basis.
Q. Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?
You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing at. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is a room move admin fee of £50.00, you would also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move.
A room move would be impacted by the availability at the time of the request and if there is a waiting list for the requested room or flat type.
Should your requested room move result in moving to more expensive accommodation then yourself and the Guarantor shall be liable to pay the higher rent from the date the Tenant is given access to the more expensive accommodation.
Q. Do you provide summer accommodation?
Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.
Q. Do I have to move out in the holidays?
No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You won’t have to move out in the holidays, so you won’t have to remove your belongings every term.
Q. How do I book a viewing?
You can book a viewing of any selected property by sending us an email.
Q. How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?
By dropping us an email for the same.
Q. Can I book a room without a viewing?
Absolutely. However, we would always recommend booking a viewing wherever possible.
Q. How long does a viewing take?
Usually up to 30 minutes. However, the sales team are always happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.
Q. What will I be shown on my viewing?
All communal areas and room types requested (dependent upon availability).
Q. I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?
All the properties of the provider have access to Skype option, so you can view a property from wherever you want. Just drop us an email the date & time that suits you and we would arrange a viewing for you.
Q. What do I do if I’m a first-year student and I’m still waiting for my exam results?
If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry! You can still apply. You just need to ensure that if you do not get your place at university, you let us know on your chosen property in writing a maximum of 3 days after the A Level results day, to cancel your booking. You must provide a UCAS letter to verify your change in circumstances. In this instance, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If you don’t let us know within 3 days, your tenancy agreement will remain in place, and you will be liable for the rent on your room for the entire contract period.
Q. What do you need from me to book a room?
Register with us.
Tell us your preferences and then select your chosen room
Complete all of your personal information and pay your deposit
Accept your tenancy agreement
Provide a UK guarantor (Only if you’re requesting to pay by instalments)
Q. Can I book if I’m under 18?
The bookings from students who are under 18 are accepted only if they will turn 18 in the first term of the academic year. Unfortunately, for health and safety reasons, applications from students who won’t turn 18 in their first term are not accepted.
Q. What is included in my rent?
All utility bills are included in your rent such as gas, electricity and water and unlimited wifi*. However, your TV license is not included and this is the sole responsibility of the resident as this is not classed as a utility.
Q. Can I pay my rent from overseas?
You can pay your rent either online, or by bank transfer depending on your chosen property. Please note that if you make your payment using a credit card or an overseas debit card, you will be required to pay a surcharge of 1.5%.
Q. Can I pay my rent weekly?
The largest instalment plan is 10, the total contract value is divided into 10 equal amounts and this is paid across 10 months.
Q. What do I need to provide to be a guarantor?
Please note to be a guarantor you must be in full time employment or a homeowner and lived in the UK (England or Wales) for more than 5 years.
You can provide:
A copy of proof of identity (with photograph) such as:
A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)
Q. Can I move in before I pay my rent?
Students who are up to date with their rental schedule are only allowed to move in early.
Q. What do I do if my student loan hasn’t arrived yet?
A deferred rent payment option is available for students paying their rent instalments with student finance.
Please note the following steps in order to request a deferred rent instalment plan if you are student who has rebooked to live in a Homes for Students property.
In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following:
There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student
Q. Do I need a guarantor?
If you wish to pay your rent in three instalments, you will need a guarantor. Your guarantor must be a homeowner or in full-time employment.
Q. What happens to my deposit?
Your deposit is placed into a Deposit Protection Scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year.
Q. When do I get my deposit back?
Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damages found in your room or the communal areas in your flat. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 days to get credited.
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