General FAQ's

How will I know who I’m living with?
Every year we set up a  Facebook group, specifically for the upcoming academic year. This group is kept private and managed by members of the DIGS t...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 4:42 PM
Does a TV licence come already with the room?
Unfortunately TV licenses are not provided and so you will need to provide your own. A colour TV Licence costs £154.50 a year. You can pay in one go, or sp...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 4:35 PM
Can I smoke on site?
Ashenhurst Houses  is a non-smoking site and you are not allowed to smoke in any buildings.  If you are caught smoking inside any area of the buildings you ...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 3:43 PM
Will my room be cleaned?
Moving in with DIGS and wondering when your room gets cleaned? The good news is your room can be cleaned as often as you like... you're responsible for...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 3:53 PM
Can I have guests? Where do they Park?
We would love it if you bring your guests to meet us and enjoy Ashenhurst Houses , it is your home after all! You can have guests stay over night 3 nights p...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 4:01 PM
Can I stay in the accommodation during university holiday time?
Of course! DIGS is your home for the whole contract period so we wont ask you to leave or move your belongings out over the holidays. If you are staying in ...
Thu, 5 Sep, 2019 at 10:19 PM
When are my rent payments? Do they come directly from my government loan?
All UK and EU tenants are required to pay £300 of their rent after A level results have been released.  Specific dates will be available for you to access o...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 4:16 PM
I would like to go to events- is there anything on?
Here at DIGS we have a exciting programme of events throughout the year both on site and at our other site Storthes Hall Park. You are more than welcome to ...
Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 4:32 PM
Can I live with my friends?
Of course! If you would like to share with specific people, you all need to do is put each others names in the notes section of your application. The maximu...
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019 at 9:54 AM
How do I find out what events are on at Storthes Hall Park?
Here at DIGS we have a exciting programme of events throughout the year and we have things to suit every taste. If you like being active we have lots of act...
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019 at 9:58 AM