How Close is the University?
A 20 minute walk or 8 minute cycle.
Do I Have Contents Insurance?
Yes! As standard, all Derwent's students are automatically covered by the #1 Student insurer, Endsleigh. However this cover may not be sufficient for your needs, for example if you have expensive computers and smart phones so we strongly recommend you review your policy and upgrade your cover if you feel you need it. Go to endsleigh.co.uk/reviewcover to check your policy details and enter your policy number
How Far is the City Centre?
The city centre is close by, only 0.4 mile.
Where is the nearest supermarket?
The nearest supermarket is tesco metro, 18 minutes away by foot. There are closer Tesco express stores.
Is there a medical centre nearby?
The nearest doctor’s practice to Panmure Court is Gilmore Medical Practice at Tollcross. You can walk to the clinic in around 20 minutes, or it’s approximately 10 minutes in a taxi.
Where is the nearest cashpoint?
There is a Barclays Bank just 12 minutes away by foot.
Where is the nearest post office?
There is a post office in Waverley Mall, just a 14 minute walk.
Where is the nearest gym?
The University of Edinburgh hosts brilliant facilities for sport and exercise, the gym group have a facility located a 10 minute walk away.
How far are the bus/train stations?
Edinburgh Waverley train station is only a 9 minute walk, or 3 minutes by cab.
Where's the nearest bus stop?
Lothian buses run a well-connected bus system that reaches all areas of the city, the nearest bus stop is just at the top of the road.
What's in my room?
Our En Suite rooms offer comfortable 3/4 size beds, with storage space and a desk area. You'll have your own shower room with a toilet and sink, and you will have shared kitchen facilities. Our studios offer larger beds and more room, with kitchen facilities included in your studio.
What is included in the kitchen
Toaster, Cooker electric, microwave, Fridge/freezer.
Who cleans my flat?
It is up to the residents to maintain cleanliness of the flats, cleaning equipment is provided.
Can I bring a pet?
Sorry, pets are not permitted on any Derwent Students properties.
Where can I do Laundry?
Every flat has a washer/dryer.
Can I personalise my room?
Yes-must use white tack for pictures, No alterations to furniture or fixings, painting the room.
Can I have guests to stay?
Yes - Student accepts responsibility for all their guests on site, damage & costs billed to student caused by their guests.
Can I bring my car?
No parking available - Pay & display within the local area
Is there anywhere I can store my bike?
Yes, we have a secured & monitored bike stand.
where do I collect my post from?
There are personal post boxes or parcels located by the reception.
How do I report maintenance issues?
We now have our very own Repair app. Download the ‘Main Manager’ app onto your smart phone or tablet and then get the site code from Reception. Enter the code into the app and then you can log any problems you’re having with your accommodation.
Can I change my room?
Will only be considered under extenuating circumstances - Please speak with site manager.
Do I need to have a TV licence?
Yes - Please refer to the BBC website on policy
What events do you arrange on the site?
We arrange weekly events to keep you involved.
What facilities are there on site?
We have a bike storage and on site laundry rooms.
Can I store my possessions in the summer?
We don't allow residents to store possessions over summer.
Can I book for summer?
We have summer bookings, inquire at reception or call 0131 557 6678.
Can I arrive early?
We do not allow early arrivals.