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Welcome to

Woodland Court


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Upper Street shops

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Tube station (Piccadilly line - dark blue) Banks

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Art supply shop

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“On behalf of everybody here at Woodland Court, I would like to welcome you to your new home here in London.” Daniel Morgan Service & Sales Manager

Internet

Connect your computer to the WiFi network “StudentCom” and a browser portal will pop up. Create an account and you’re ready to go. To add additional devices, just follow the same process.

Supermarkets -Nisa, Tesco Express, The Co-Operative and Iceland can all be found on Caledonian Road. Nisa and Tesco are opposite Caledonian Road tube while Iceland and the Co-Op are down the road in the opposite direction - just turn right as you enter Caledonian Road. Banks -Natwest, Lloyds TSB and Barclays are all located close to Highbury and Islington station on Upper Street. Medical -The local hospital is The Whittington Hospital, Magdala Avenue, N19 5NF (020 7272 3070). -The Roman Way Medical Centre is at 58 Roman Way (020 7607 7502). You will need to register in person Monday to Wednesdays & Fridays between 10.00AM – 6.00PM or Thursdays 10.00AM – 12.30PM. Art Supplies -Holloway Art and Stationers are at 222 Holloway Road (020 7607 4738). Buses -The Market street stop is served by the 274 (Angel to Camden/Oxford Street) and the stops outside the tube are served by routes 17 (Southwark), 91 (24h - St James’) and 259 (Pentonville).

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The Social Programme The Social Programme team are there to make sure that you get the most out of your time here in halls. They organise weekly events like movie nights, yoga and outings to galleries, shows and nightspots. Your reps will introduce themselves over the next few days, get to know them and check around the halls for details of upcoming events.

Transport

Bicycle Cycling in London is very popular as a free alternative to public transport. It is vital that if you cycle you are safe and confident on the roads, and a good lock is advisable. Safety advice is available at www.TFL.gov.uk. Barclays Bikes Barclays (known as ‘Boris’) bikes are available for anybody to use but require a debit or credit card to release a bike. You can also buy an annual pass at www.TFL.gov.uk.

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Tube The tube runs from around 6AM-0:15AM every day. Bus We have a bus stop opposite the tube station.After midnight you will need to use night bus routes. Taxi WestOne Cars (08448 888 888) provide a safe, reliable taxi service. TFL.gov.uk We recommend TFL’s website for travel planning in London.

Don’t forget to get your student Oyster card as soon as you are enrolled. Go to www.tfl.gov.uk to apply.


Money

Rent & charges

You may find yourself experiencing financial difficulties during your studies. Student Advisers can help identify sources of funding and offer guidance on student finance and managing your money.

Student Advice Service: E student.advisers@arts.ac.uk T 020 7514 2988

Your payment terms can be found in your Tenancy Agreement.

You can also email enquiries@unite-group.co.uk

Further information on payment of rent can be found in either your UNITE Welcome Guide or via www.unite-students.com. For any questions, please visit the Service & Sales Team at reception.

If you are responsible for damage to your room or the building in general you will be charged for repairs or cleaning costs. A full list of charges is available at reception.

If your student loan is delayed and this will affect your rent payments, please get in touch with us by phone or email and we will try to make an alternative arrangement.

Bank Accounts

Most banks will require your passport, a copy of your tenancy agreement (available by logging into your accommodation account). Some banks will also require a letter from your College.

Studying & Mental Health

If you are experiencing difficulties that are impacting on you and your studies, talk to a University Counsellor. Mental Health Advisers are also available if you have a mental health issue, or you are concerned about your health and well-being.

Counselling Service E counselling@arts.ac.uk T 020 7514 6251 CSM /CCW Mental Health Adviser E studenthealth@arts.ac.uk T 07809 552 033 LCC & LCF Mental Health Adviser E studenthealth@arts.ac.uk T 0770 388 7615

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Maintenance

Laundry

Tenancy regulations

Security

Report all maintenance issues using the Unite online portal which appears when you start your web browser, or use www.unite-students.com/ personalhomepage. If you are unable to do this, please come to reception.

The laundry on the ground floor between reception and the common room is coin-operated, so remember to bring change in order to use the machines.

Your tenancy terms & conditions can be found within the tenancy sent out to you at the time of making your booking. A copy of these terms can be found at www.unite-students.com

Our reception is staffed 8AM -8PM, Monday-Friday and 10AM-6PM Weekends. Our Service & Safety Team can attend to any emergency needs outside these hours. 24h emergency control centre: T 0300 303 1611

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© University of the Arts London 2013. All information correct at time of printing. Photo credits: Map courtesy of Google Maps Page 1 - All images © Alys Tomlinson. Page 2 - Main image © Josh Solomon; other photos © Alys Tomlinson. Page 3 - Images © (Top to bottom) Enrico Sacchetti; Berkely First Ltd; Ivan Jones; Enrico Sacchetti. Page 4 - Images © (top to bottom) Alys Tomlinson; Alys Tomlinson; Ana Escobar; Alys Tomlinson.


Your new address is: Room [room/flat number] Woodland Court 32-34 Market Road Islington London N7 9AW

UAL Central Switchboard T 020 7514 6000 Accommodation Services T 020 7514 6240 E accommdation@arts.ac.uk Student Services T 020 7514 6230 E student.services@arts.ac.uk Camberwell College of Arts T 020 7514 6302 E info@camberwell.arts.ac.uk Chelsea College of Art and Design T 020 7514 7751 E info@chelsea.arts.ac.uk Wimbledon College of Art T 020 7514 9641 E info@wimbledon.arts.ac.uk London College of Communication T 020 7514 6500 E info@lcc.arts.ac.uk Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design T 020 7514 7000 E info@csm.arts.ac.uk London College of Fashion T 020 7514 7478 E info@fashion.arts.ac.uk


Woodland Court Welcome Booklet