image: we have special offers for Optivo students

As an Optivo resident you’ll be able to take advantage of some great deals and offers.

We’ve partnered with a selection of businesses to offer you some key services, all designed to help you make the most of your stay in our students halls.

There are some great deals to be had on contents insurance, storage, SIM cards and other university essentials.


Contents insurance

When you book your student accommodation with us, you’re automatically covered by our free contents insurance by Endsleigh, the number one student insurance provider in the UK! 

They understand that protecting and replacing gadgets quickly is hugely important to students; that’s why they will replace any lost, stolen or unrepairable gadgets within 24 hours of your claim being approved.

Their cover can protect gadgets, watches, bikes and musical instruments under one policy—giving you the flexibility to build your cover to protect the things that matter to you most.

You don’t need to do anything to activate this cover, but we recommend:

  • Checking your level of cover
  • Reviewing key exclusions and limitations
  • Checking your policy excess
  • Learning how to make a claim
  • Extending and personalising your cover to protect laptops, phones and other valuables.

Your policy number for this insurance cover is HH1554.

Check your cover now: 


LOVESPACE is an award-winning, convenient and cheap alternative to self-storage. The UK’s first storage by the box service, offering collection and delivery nationwide

Use promo LOVEBOXES to see how you can save.

University essentials from UniKitOut

We’ve partnered with UniKitOut, one of the UK’s specialist suppliers of student essentials.

They’ve come up with a wide range of great value products including bedding, linen, towels, cooking equipment, crockery, homeware and much more.

Check out their website to find out more. 

Free SIM cards

Each of our residents will receive a FREE Giffgaff SIM card in their welcome packs. You’ll also get £5 of free credit after you’ve activate with your first top up.


Giffgaff offers a good range of great value SIM-only monthly plans so you won’t have be tied to a contract and so you can change your plan or leave whenever you want.

Benefits include:

Free unlimited calls & texts between Giffgaff numbers 

Free calls to all 0800, 0808 & 0500 numbers

Great network coverages (Giffgaff runs O2 who have one of the best network coverages in UK)


Your phone will work on any unlocked mobile phone

Cheap rates on international calls

Lots of Goody bag offers for calls and data choices

Points for joining and participating in the Giffgaff Community activities online.

Points can be redeemed for credit balance or cash payouts
One of the cheapest 4G services in UK

Click here to activate your SIM card.

Need an additional SIM card? Speak to a member of our friendly front desk and they can advise further.