So you have got the admission in your favourite university abroad. Despite all the excitement to fly to the university campus to meet your classmates and teacher, you should not ignore finding suitable lodging for your stay. Depending on your personal preferences you may either choose a hostel or rent an apartment in the nearby neighbourhood.
If you have decided to accommodate in University City Sharjah apartments, you will need to start your search little early to find the best unit for accommodation. You may miss an opportunity if you apply late.
Here I am sharing few simple tips; you can quickly follow to find a suitable lodging space without breaking your budget.
Start planning soon
Accommodation at a reasonable price is the primary need of students who are studying abroad. This is why you will need to start your search to find a one for you immediately. Don’t leave it for the last minute to avoid a panic situation. Start thinking earlier to pick a suitable from available options.
Check the deadlines
As soon as you finalise your admission, ask university administrator regarding the deadline to join the university. This will inform you the total time you are left to search and decide the accommodation. Note down this date to complete things within the deadline.
Estimate your budget
Students often don’t have a huge budget to spend on luxury accommodation. Before you start searching for a lodging option, you should estimate your budget to know how much you can spend on lodging accurately. Knowing your budget limits will save you from going out of your price range.
Enquire about included facilities
Before you finalise the apartment you have found, don’t forget to ask about the facilities available there. Does the neighbourhood possess essential lifestyle amenities and public transport or not? No one wants to accommodate in the area, where residents have to drive to bough everyday grocery items. This will help you to avoid hidden cost of living.
Compare with your lifestyle
Lodging spaces are different from each other. Some offer comfort at affordable prices but lack privacy; whereas, others can provide comfort with privacy at high prices. Explore available options in depth to compare with your lifestyle preferences. You may reconsider and change the decision to live in share apartment if you love peace and privacy. Access to public transport is also a primary concern of students.
List down your must-haves
Must-haves are different for every individual. Note down yours and see whether they are available at the rental you have chosen or not. Perhaps you can’t live without fast internet connection but comfortably share an apartment with a roommate. Or all you need is a private bathroom with your bedroom. It entirely depends on your preferences.
As your aim of migrating abroad is your degree, you will want to reside near the university. Students often prefer choosing rentals located near to college or city centre. If you fail to find a place near to your university, city centre will be the best option for you as it will help you to save some money from taxi fares.
Endnote: Accommodation in nearby apartments in University City is suitable for students studying abroad. You need to follow these simple tips.