Everybody who works at your Unite Students home is there to help you settle in, keep you safe and secure, and give you some support whenever you need it.
It’s how we keep our promise to give you a home where you can be successful.
Not sure who does what? Here are the people who keep your home ticking.
Manning the front desk throughout the day, your reception team is your first port of call when you need help with the day-to-day stuff. They know everything there is to know about your home and can help you find the answer to almost any question.
They also let you know when you’ve got post and keep it safe till you can collect it, and run events to help you meet your neighbours - especially during your first few months.
Every one of our homes has its own mix of security features and procedures, specially designed to handle any emergency. And it’s our safety and security teams who make them work.
On patrol overnight and working closely with our 24-hour call centre in Bristol, these are the people who keep you and your neighbours safe and secure.
Peter Aubele, Service and Safety Advisor at Emily Bowes Court in London
With so many people living under one roof, things break from time to time. No problem, because your maintenance team are there to fix it.
And with their routine inspections and regular improvement works, they keep your home running smoothly around the clock.
There’s at least one welfare lead in every Unite Students city, somebody you can speak to if you need support, or even just a cup of tea and a chat. All our staff are trained to be great listeners, but welfare leads are also trained to help you find the right support.
Welfare leads provide this support alongside their day job, so you may recognise them as a friendly face from around your home. If you ever feel like you need to talk, ask at reception about meeting your welfare lead for a chat.
Becky Bower, Service and Sales Supervisor at St Luke’s View in Liverpool
Highly-visible in their highly-yellow t-shirts, ambassadors are students who also live at your Unite Students home. They’ll help you settle in, answer your questions, and organise tours and events.
Not all our homes have ambassadors at the moment, but we’re working on that. Visit our student ambassadors page to see if your home does, and to apply to become one.
Ethan, a student living at Emily Bowes Court in London
Our contact centre in Bristol is open from 9am till 8pm, Monday to Friday. So if you’ve got a question that your reception team can’t answer, perhaps about payments or your tenancy agreement, you can speak to one of our advisors to get the help you need.
Locked out late at night? Got an emergency when reception is closed? Our emergency contact centre advisors are available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. They work closely with our safety teams through the night, responding to any emergencies to keep you safe and secure.
You can speak to them by calling 0300 303 1611, or from the call point at the main entrance to your home. Just push the button and they’ll be able to see and speak to you.