We have a number of accommodation options available to students who would like to book accommodation during their studies with CRIC. We offer both on campus and of campus accommodation in Cambridge and Chelmsford. Each option is different, as are the social opportunities and surroundings.
CB1- Aston House
Located opposite Cambridge train station, CB1-Aston House is a 20 minute walk from the CRIC office and Anglia Ruskin University Campus. With a wide range of restaurants, bars and shops right near your doorstep and Cambridge Leisure Park just a short walk away.
We have two types of rooms available at CB1-Aston House, standard rooms and studio flats.
Peter Taylor House – On campus accommodation
Peter Taylor House is located in the Anglia Ruskin University Campus so you’ll have easy access to all lectures, study areas, university library and the on campus gym. It’s also just a 10 minute walk to the City Centre. All rooms have en-suite bathroom facilities and are furnished with a single bed, desk, wardrobe and storage area. You will share a kitchen with 5 other residents.
Perfectly located in the heart of Cambridge, just a few minutes from the River Cam and Jesus Green and the neighbourhood’s coffee bars, cafes, shops and museums. Student Castle opened in September 2016 and offer students shared flats together with all-inclusive bills, 24 hour management/security and even an on-site gym. (Cost per week: £190)
Chelmsford Ransomes Way – On campus
The Student Village is a great place to live: you’ll have the company of other Anglia Ruskin students, plus easy access to local shops and campus facilities. It’s also just a short stroll to Chelmsford’s picturesque riverside and the city centre. All rooms have en-suite bathroom facilities and are furnished with a single bed, desk, and wardrobe and storage area. You will share a kitchen with 4 other residents.
Unlock the Door to Your Future
Moving to a new city can be a little daunting. But with so many accommodation options to choose from, finding the perfect room for you has never been easier here with CRIC.
As of September, we are joining forces with ARU, this will open the door to even more accommodation options for all our students. En-suite to on-campus, living with a host family or have a whole apartment all to yourself! Whatever your budget, location, or facility requirements may be, we can find the right place for you. With our detailed knowledge, all you have to do is to remember your toothbrush!
How to Book for January 2020
Follow these three steps and always contact us if you're ever unsure of anything:
1. Familiarise yourself with the options
2. Get ready to book
3. You are ready to go!
Students studying Pre-Sessional English (PSE)
Students studying Pre-Sessional English (PSE) apply for accommodation with Anglia Ruskin University by e-mailing email@example.com. Please be aware that spaces are limited with ARU so students may consider booking host family accommodation for their PSE course. Host Family accommodation can be booked directly with Homestay Consultancy.
Students under 18 years old
The accommodation options for students under the age of 18 are:
- Student Castle: Students need to turn 18 within their accommodation contract
- Host Family accommodation
For further information, please contact our dedicated Accommodation Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other accommodation options
Please refer to the Cambridge bed and breakfast, hotel and apartment listings if you need a short-term accommodation solution.
The information contained in the Cambridge bed and breakfast, hotel and apartment listings has been developed from details provided by the Cambridgeshire Tourism Office and various internet sources. The accommodation covers all areas of Cambridge and it is advisable to check the location and cost prior to booking. Anglia Ruskin University and Cambridge Ruskin International College cannot be held liable for any matters arising from inaccuracies in the information provided.
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