Moving in

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you to Sanctuary Students and we can’t wait for you to arrive!

To ensure the safety of you and our team, we’re still using Covid safe measures across our sites. Please follow our guidance to ensure your check in goes smoothly and safely. 

Book an arrival slot online

Wear a mask in all communal areas at all times

Use hand sanitiser regularly

Limit the number of people travelling with you to one person

Keep a safe social distance from other students, families and our staff

Have all of your check-in information to hand

Complete your online induction

Get yourself prepared by completing your online induction which covers key topics and provides all the details you need to know about your room, the property, communal living, fire safety and security.

Login at using your username and password.

Book your arrival slot

You’ll be able to book your arrival slot during your online induction or get in touch with us to arrange your personalised arrival slot.

It’s really important that you stick to the time slot allocated to you so we can ensure we maintain social distancing and effectively manage the flow of people in our properties.

If you arrive before your allocated arrival time slot, we may not be able to allow you to move in until your assigned time to avoid our buildings being overcrowded.

Wear a mask

We’re asking everyone to wear a face covering in any enclosed communal areas in our properties such as stairwells, common rooms, lifts and hallways.

Use hand sanitiser

You’ll find antibacterial gel located throughout our properties. Please use it regularly and wash your hand when you enter and before you leave your flat.

Wipe down moving trucks at the stations with the antibacterial materials provided.

One helper only

Limit the number of people travelling with you and only bring one person with you to help you move in to ensure we can social distance.

Social distance

Try and keep a minimum of 2 meters apart from other students, families and our staff.


Have all of your check-in information to-hand so we can locate your keys and arrival pack as quickly as possible.

Follow signs

Observe any signs and look out for instructions and directions on where to check in.

Your household

You’ll be forming a household with your new flat mates. Please always follow the Government’s self-isolating guidelines and let us know if you self-isolate by completing our online form. You can find a quick link to this form using the QR code on the back of your bedroom door.

International Students

You’ll need to follow the latest Government guidance, available here, and quarantine in your halls when you arrive if necessary. Let us know you’ll be quarantining by completing the form and remember to always follow the latest Government guidance.