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FORMALITIES & LOCAL LIFE

What formalities do I need to commit to when coming to Mauritius for my studies?

You need to have your papers right; valid passport with at least six months validity before expiry. You should also make sure to have a confirmation letter from a university, registered with the Tertiary Education Commission of Mauritius. At this point, a Student Visa will be required by the Mauritian Passport and Immigration Office and by the University at which you enrolled.

You can visit the local government’s website at www.govmu.org for more information on visa application.

Note: It is recommended that you keep a soft copy of all your official documents for administrative purposes. 

Do I need to hold any kind of insurance in Mauritius?

If you are not covered for medical expenses outside of your home country, we strongly advise you to contract one to cover for your health needs during your studies. The medical insurance should cover a minimum of outpatient medical expenses, repatriation and liability. Local insurance companies are, among others; Mauritius Union, Anglo-Mauritius Assurance, Sicom, Swan Insurance and Mauritian Eagle.

Do I need any specific vaccines to study in Mauritius?

There are no mandatory vaccinations requested to travel to Mauritius.

Which airlines fly to Mauritius?

We suggest you book your own flight tickets. A number of airlines do fly to Mauritius from several destinations around the world, including Air Mauritius, Air France, British Airways, Emirates and Air Austral.

How much luggage am I entitled to?

You must pay special attention to the information on your ticket as to how much each airline allows you to carry. However, airlines normally allow between 20 and 30 kg, with an additional cost for excess. Some airlines allow for student baggage allowance. 

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BOOKING

What is included in my rent?

Price includes water, electricity, security 24/7, student support Team, TV & Internet connection in the common lounge.

Should I pay any registration fee?

 In order to confirm your booking, we will require a deposit of Rs 21,000 (Mauritian Rupees) to be paid into our account. (Rs 18,000 will be kept as a security deposit, and Rs 3,000 as an administrative fee)

Upon your arrival, at the latest, we will need an upfront payment for the first 6 months rental or should you wish to settle for the whole period.

I submitted an application to book student accommodation. When can I expect an answer?

The Student Life team will deliver a response within four working days. However, this promise may not be sustained during peak periods.  

How do I know if there is room availability in your residences?

Feel free to contact our dedicated team either by email at information@studentlife.com or by phone/ whatsapp on (+230) 5498 0515 / (+230) 5498 4718 / (+230) 5422 8170 / office number: (+230) 452 9293 or by Skype on Student Life Residences. They will give you the latest updates.

Is there a deadline to register for accommodation?

There is no specific deadline, but the earlier you apply, the more chances you have to secure a room within one of our residences.

How can I secure an accommodation?

To pre-book your accommodation directly online, fill in the online application form with the required information and submit. Our team will then contact you about the required documents and provide you with further explanations. If you have any difficulty, feel free to contact us and we will assist you. 

Can I choose my roommates?

Yes, you can ask to be housed with specific roommates. The Student Life team will do their best to accommodate your requestpon (upon availability).

Can I modify my choice of accommodation even after booking?

It is always possible to request a change after application. However, it is understood that any request will be attended subject to availability. If you wish to make a change, please send us an email or give us a call. 

RESIDENCY LIFE

Are there any activities for students?

The Student Life Residences has its own lifestyle and provides a palette of activities for you to enjoy. You can discover them later on once students start to move in the accommodations.

What are the rules and regulations for use of the common areas?

The common areas are available for use to all students in the residences. For optimal community living, house rules will be presented to you upon your arrival.  

Is there any storage facility if I am not in Mauritius?

No. The Student Life Residences are not equipped with additional storage space for personal belongings.

What should I bring with me?

We recommend you bring along your personal belongings, such as clothes, electronics, books etc. and anything else you may need to add up to your comfort. The Student Life Residences have special prices for kitchen and bedding packs, but you may bring your own. 

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  • Live projection LFC v/s Chelsea

    Enjoy an amazing evening with a live show, live projection, lucky draws and many gifts to win. Discount for Student Life residents: Rs 200 instead of Rs 300.

    DATE LIMIT: 25 November To 25 November 2017

    ADDRESS: Casela World of Adventures

  • 10% discount at Fleur Soleil

    Enjoy a wide range of hats, baskets, accessories and fashion for ladies in this shop located next to EMTEL.

    Discount available on products as from Rs 400 and non cumulative with promotions.

    DATE LIMIT: 1 December To 30 November 2017

    ADDRESS: Cascavelle Shopping Village

  • Wild time at Casela

    You will pay MUR 320 instead of MUR 450 (more than 25% discount) for Casela entrance and all its free activities linked.

    * Conditions & information on 452 2828

    DATE LIMIT: 13 January To 31 December 2017

    ADDRESS: Casela World of Adventures

  • Shirts for men

    Enjoy 15% off! CAFE COTON has its roots in Louviers, Northern France. The JEUFFRAIN family earned a reputation for excellence from their weaving factory which opened in 1815.

    Conditions: Except during braderies/promotions.

    DATE LIMIT: 11 January To 31 December 2017

    ADDRESS: Cascavelle Shopping Village

  • Mouth watering with gourmet pastries

    Enjoy 10% discount on food & drinks. This shop offers a pallet of tasty snacks and also pastries. Gourmandises d’Anne particularly offers French pastries and some local specialities such as banana tarts, pawpaw or pineapple based cakes, coconut bites and marlin pies.

    Conditions: products must be consumed on site, in the café.

    DATE LIMIT: 1 January To 31 December 2017

    ADDRESS: Cascavelle Shopping Village

  • 30% discount at Casela Karting

    Enjoy a thrilling session of karting at Rs 350 instead of Rs 500.The best place for a Saturday with friends!

    * Conditions & information on 452 2828

    DATE LIMIT: 13 January To 31 December 2017

    ADDRESS: Cascavelle Shopping Village

  • Savour your favorite pizzas

    15 % discount on pizzas!

    Not applicable on promos, combos and drinks.

    Some of the flavours: Something Meaty, Chicken & Mushroom, Hawaiian, BBQ Chicken, Mielie Go Round, 3 Cheese, Four Seasons, Sweet & Sour Chicken

    DATE LIMIT: 13 March To 12 March 2018

    ADDRESS: Cascavelle Shopping Village

  • Flame-grilled burgers with chips

    15 % discount on burgers!

    Not applicable on promos, combos and drinks.

    DATE LIMIT: 13 March To 12 March 2018

    ADDRESS: Cascavelle Shopping Village

  • Ocean fresh seafood

    15% discount on tasty, wholesome fillet of hake and mouth-watering sea delicacies like calamari and prawns.

    Not applicable on promos, combos and drinks.

    DATE LIMIT: 13 March To 12 March 2018

    ADDRESS: Cascavelle Shopping Village

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The offers and benefits set out on this website may be subject to change, without notice to the holder of the Student Life Residences Card (the ‘Card’). The Card holder, has a duty him/herself to consult regularly this website www.studentlife.mu in order to ascertain any modifications/updates made to those offers and benefits.These offers and benefits are available only to those persons having been issued with the Card. It is expressly understood that no right and/or obligation is created by virtue of this website prior to the signature and due execution of a lease agreement for rental of property within the Student Life Residences (should Medine Limited propose same to you), by latest a delay determined by Medine Limited, in accordance with its student housing leasing policy.Medine Limited (‘Medine’) and any administrator of the Card, as may be designated by Medine, shall not be liable for any failure and/or refusal by providers of benefits/offers to honour any benefits/offers attached to the Card.

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  • Unique offers for the next intakes!

    2017 is a special year as the Flic-en-Flac campus will open in September. To celebrate with our students who have often small budgets, unique packages have been designed to let them enjoy the new facilities around the residences

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  • A Home from home

    Whether you live in Mauritius or travelling from abroad, we’d like you to call Student Life Residences home. This is why our goal is to make your home a clean, comfortable and safe environment – one that supports your educational ambitions and fosters your personal growth.

    To fit your budget, Student Life Residences operate three types of accommodation. From private studios to shared apartments, we provide you with an ultimate student experience. 

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  • Ideal location!

    Located on the outskirts of the coastal village of Flic en Flac on the west coast, Student Life Residences offer breath-taking views of the Black River mountain range while being merely more than a kilometre away from the sublime white sand beaches and blue lagoons of Flic en Flac.

    Cross the road and step in Cascavelle Shopping Village with its complete offering of restaurants, shops, supermarket and even a kart racing circuit.  

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  • A unique lifestyle

    Get involved in a unique student life experience through special events designed around your lifestyle and interests. Concerts, sports competitions, artistic happenings, we surely have something that suits your taste and adds up to creating an optimal environment, and providing you with numerous ways to feel special.

    The Students’ Support team will be pleased to assist you in any of your requests, or you may also call for the on-site warden.

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