University pupil, 19, ‘cried all day’ after arriving at £170-a-week room – only to find it’s a STORAGE cupboard


A UNIVERSITY pupil has instructed how she cried all day after arriving at her new £170-a-week room – only to find out that it’s a STORAGE cupboard.

Second-year Criminal Investigative pupil Georgia Sayward, 19, was pressured to spend her first night time as soon as extra at Anglia Ruskin on a mattress contained in the kitchen.

A faculty pupil arrived at her lodging to find her room crammed with flat pack furnishingsCredit: BPM
Georgia Sayward, 19, was left to sleep on a mattress in the kitchen
Georgia Sayward, 19, was left to sleep on a mattress contained in the kitchenCredit: BPM

She had been excited to change in with mates – nonetheless as shortly as she arrived, she discovered her room stacked with flat pack furnishings.

She instructed CambridgeshireLive: “I spent all day crying as a outcomes of that they’d been telling me I’ll every go and reside in a home alone or keep down correct proper right here till they get my room sorted – nonetheless we don’t know when that may most likely be.

“I don’t feel very safe, because anyone could walk in through the front door.”

Georgia’s mom Frances had pushed her daughter to Cambridge from Northamptonshire ahead of they found the state of her room.

Frances talked about: “We had been ever so disillusioned and truly actually fairly upset at how upset she was.

“We’d packed everything up, driven down there, expecting to be able to unload it and get her room nice and pretty and leave her settled in and safe and secure…. and actually it wasn’t quite like that.”

They say they weren’t instructed with reference to the state of the room – and had been requested to pay a deposit to UK Student Houses – the searching for and selling arm of Homes for Students PLC.

However, the corporate says that the room error was merely a mistake – and instructed the household that a upkeep employee would try to clear Georgia’s room ahead of the weekend.

Georgia was pressured to spend the night time on a mattress contained in the kitchen, the place she was furthermore woken up by drips of water coming down the wall.

Frances talked about: “It’s ridiculous, it’s wardrobes, and beds, and sofas, and bedside tables, apparently it is all the furnishings that ought to have been put into the coed rooms, and it’s what’s left that hasn’t been accomplished nevertheless.

“So we’re not even sure if she has got a bed underneath all that because you can’t see it.”

She added: “She’s got no sort of security, she hasn’t got anywhere to lock her stuff away, other than in her friend’s room, so she’s feeling a little bit vulnerable, and not very happy about it.”

A spokesperson for UK Student Houses, talked about: “Due to an error with our provider, we had been terribly sorry that the welcome obtained by this pupil was beneath the usual we’d normally ship.

“Once the state of affairs grew to prove to be clear, our staff labored all through the clock to rectify the problem.

“The matter has now been resolved and we very much look forward to offering the very best experience to all students as they commence their studies in the city.”

The student says she cried all day when she arrived
The pupil says she cried all day when she arrivedCredit: BPM

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