What happens if things go wrong? We at Unipads have the answer! More often than not, when prospective students from the University of Birmingham are looking for a student house or flat in Selly Oak, they do not really think about problems that might occur in the property. What happens if the shower stops working or if a radiator starts to leak ? We, at Unipads, are aware of the importance of providing a speedy response to students and we are very proud of our record on this subject. Our trusted maintenance team are usually in the Selly Oak student area and deal with most issues within 24 hours, if not faster! Our...

University students in Birmingham looking for housing in the Selly Oak area -BEWARE!   One particular agent, who shall of course remain nameless, has been known to use a particular ruse to perpetrate the most appalling scam on unsuspecting young Birmingham University students looking for accommodation in Selly Oak.   A group of students went to view a particular property with this Selly Oak estate agent. They loved the house and went back to the agents office to sign up. First of all, each of them had to pay the agent a registration fee which effectively is a fee that the agents charge for nothing else other than showing the group over...

Well here we are again. That hectic time when students from The University of Birmingham and BCU begin their search for student accommodation for the next academic year in the Selly Oak area.  How things have changed over the years. 20 years ago Birmingham students would make it their business when they came back to University after the Easter holidays to secure a house for the following year, the tenancy period for which would commence just a couple months later in July. That would be in late April/early May.  By the early years of the new millennium that search for Selly Oak student accommodation would start when students returned after...

If you live in or want to live in a Unipads house, the one thing you can be assured of is that very few landlords put as much effort and attention to detail as we do. The Unipads brand stands for quality. To say we put a lot of effort into our houses is a gross understatement. In the summer holiday period just ended we upgraded no fewer than 9 properties, of which 2 were total refurbishments with everything in the house being renewed including kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, carpets, beds, furniture, window blinds, TV's etc etc. The other 7 were all upgrades of one sort or another including new bathrooms, furniture, carpet etc. We at...

At Unipads we don't provide just the bricks and mortar.  We also supply everything else you will need whilst inside it to make your University stay as comfortable as possible. Bedrooms are fully equipped with modern furnishings, many with plasma screens and fitted wardrobes too!  Meanwhile, our open planned living accommodation enjoy generous kitchens with dining facilities complemented with high spec appliances.  There is even some funky wall art in every house. All the little extras such as vacuum cleaners and microwaves are also included for your use at no extra charge. So often we hear of Birmingham students visiting perspective...