Social Hub Broderick House have provided you with an amazing Social Hub where you can chill out after a long day at university or meet up with other residents. The social hub is open 24/7 and provides you with a flat screen LCD TV with Sky Channels including Sky Sports, Playstation with games and a vending area.
We also have a large atrium with table football and ping-pong, and an all weather sports pitch.
he only thing we ask is that you treat the area and the equipment within it with respect so that everybody can enjoy them.
For some helpful tips for doing your washing, including how to use the machines and what all those symbols on the labels mean, visit our dedicated laundry page.
iQ love the world we live in and we want to do our bit to protect it. We’re sure you want to do your bit too, so to make being eco-friendly easy for you we’ve got a refuse and recycling store located on the ground floor which can be accessed through the single entry door opposite reception.
We have recycling bins for glass and clothes.
You’ll also find recycling bins throughout your communal areas.
For more information on recycling and what can and can't be recycled, visit our Refuse and Recycling page.
iQ Parcel Procedure
Every tenant at Broderick House benefits from free parcel collection. All parcels and packages can be signed for and kept at reception for you. Once your parcel has arrived one of our Accommodation Team members will contact you and let you know that you have a delivery. We will then hold your parcel for five working days before returning it to the sender, unless you have told us in advance that you are away and unable to collect it for a while. When you come to collect your parcel please remember to bring ID.
Please note that once you have moved out, any post that we receive for you will be returned to the sender.
Your broadband and WiFi service is provided by ASK4. To get started with ASK4, plug your laptop or PC into the data-port in your room and launch your browser. Then just follow the on-screen instructions to set up an ASK4 account.
For all of the information about your provider, including detailed instructions on how to connect your devices or to report an issue, visit our Internet Services page.
It is safe for you to drink the cold water straight from the kitchen tap.
We have wonderful domestic assistants to clean all of the Social Areas, however you do have the responsibility to clean your own accommodation. For some good tips to make your accommodation spick and span visit our Cleaning page.
Do not leave any bin bags on the corridor. This presents a fire and trip hazard and it’s unpleasant for your neighbours.
We work really hard at iQ to be as Green as possible and we have an ongoing commitment to improve sustainability across all of our sites. We do this by making our buildings as eco-friendly as possible, by providing recycling facilities throughout your accommodation, and by encouraging you to save energy by doing little things like turning the light off when you leave a room. You can read more about our ongoing commitment to being Green, as well as more tips to help you reduce your carbon footprint by visiting our Green iQ page.
For more information about TV licensing and to get your own, visit the TV licensing website here.
Birmingham is a great city for cycling with lots of canals and cycle routes. All of the campuses, shopping centres and any other facilities you might need are easily reached. It’s a fantastic way to keep fit and to save yourself a bit of cash by avoiding all those bus and train costs.
We have provided you with a cycle store located on the ground floor. Make sure they are secured properly as iQ will not be responsible for any damage, theft or loss. We recommend that you use a D-Lock, as a poor lock is more likely to lead to a stolen bike.