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5 luxurious student cribs you won’t believe are real

Some lucky students would not give up the creature comforts of home, even if they are in a foreign country. Source: Shutterstock

As you sit eating baked beans on toast for the third day in a row, it’s hardly likely you will be heading to your in-house jacuzzi to chill before starting on that assignment.

For regular students, student dorms are basic stuff: a bed, desk, sink and a cupboard all crammed into as small a space as possible. If you’re lucky, you get a dusty shelf or two.

But for the “irregulars”, student living isn’t about stretching every penny and slogging away at summer jobs – it’s about living large and loud… because no way are these lucky folk giving up on the creature comforts of home, just because they are foreigners studying abroad.

“Some wealthy overseas students in Mayfair from the Middle East, North America, Asia and Africa can afford to pay over £2,000 per week for luxurious apartments in Mayfair,” a London property agent, Weatherell was quoted to have said back in 2015 by The National.

But London isn’t the only city with opulent properties for the well-heeled college student.

Check out these 5 luxurious student properties from all over the world:

1. Hub on Campus Tempe, Arizona

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At this flat close to Arizona State University, tenants get to enjoy a rooftop Sundeck that has a pool and hot tub as well as a sand volleyball court. Rents at Core Spaces’ apartments run from US$610 per month to more than $1,600 per month, varying according to the building location, number of bedrooms, size and luxury packages.

2. Wentworth Park Road, Sydney, Australia

Just opposite the city’s Darling Harbour and 20 minutes from University of Technology, Sydney and University of Sydney is Wentworth Park Road, where you can get a funky loft bedroom in a split-level apartment from A$825 (US$613) per week.

 3. Instrata Sunset Vine Tower, Los Angeles

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After you’re done with a hike on Hollywood Hills, you can soak in the salt water pool or work on that tan on the sundeck of this luxurious LA home that’s 27 minutes to the University of California, Los Angeles  17 minutes to California State University and 13 minutes to Abraham Lincoln University by car. All from slightly less than US$3,850 per month.

4. Eight Kwai Fong, Hong Kong

Eight Kwai Fong comes with floor to ceiling windows and a designer kitchen fitted with Gaggenau appliances. The property that’s only around 8km from the University of Hong Kong can be rented from HKD24,800 (US$3,186) per month.

5. 300 Front, Toronto, Canada

Known as “the heart of luxury” in this Canadian city, 300 Front’s suits come with lush premium features like stunning views of the entertainment district and smooth ceilings up to 10-feet high. 300, situated 2km from the University of Toronto, comes with private Cabana loungers as well as a Roman Fountain from CA$3,150 (US$2,316) per month. Unfortunately, its website states all units have sold out for now.

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