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July 2022
  • Closest universities from Xior Lofttown

    The Xior Lofttown student housing is one of our student residences in Barcelona, with an excellent location to live your student experience, as some of the best universities in Barcelona are close to our Xior Lofttown residence.

    In Xior Lofttown you will find a reliable partner, especially for foreign students, where we offer a central point of contact, providing you with all the contacts and help you need to make your stay in the city as productive and pleasant as possible.

    We are going to give you a list of which universities are closest to the Xior Lofttown residence, where you will be able to start or continue your studies:

    The University of Barcelona (UB) is located 20 minutes walk from our Xior Lofttown residence. The main national and international rankings place the University of Barcelona among the two hundred best universities in the world and as the best in Spain. It also stands out for its employability, services and academic and teaching quality, its educational offer, excellence in research and its urban and cosmopolitan character, all of which make the UB a benchmark institution.

    The Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is located 20 minutes by metro from our residence in Xior Lofttown. It is a public university located in the city of Barcelona that is among the top 200 universities in the world, and ranked in the best international rankings. It has 7 faculties and a school of Engineering with eight departments: Economics and Business, Law, Political and Social Sciences, Humanities, Experimental and Health Sciences, Information and Communication Technologies, Communication, Translation and Language Sciences. 

    The Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) is 25 minutes by bus from the Xior Collblanc residence, is a public university of research and higher education specialised in the areas of engineering, architecture, science and technology, one of the leading polytechnic universities in Europe. It has a high level of employability for its graduates and is one of the best positioned in the most important international rankings.

    Blanquerna, Universitat Ramon Llull is a non-profit institution and co-founder of the Ramon Llull University, the first private university in Catalonia. Blanquerna offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in the fields of education, sport, health, communication and international relations and is located 13 minutes away from the Xior Lofttown residence. It appears in the most prestigious national and international rankings: QSWorld University Rankings, CYD Ranquing, U-Ranking, U-Multirank, Times Higher Education Rankings or The Young University Rankings. 

    EU Business School is a high-level private and international business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux, Munich, which is located 15 minutes away from the residence. The school’s professors and staff cooperate in the excellent business education of the students. They also collaborate with reputable international business and educational associations to improve the quality of education in this field and to further develop the university’s programmes.

    Mediterrani Escola Universitaria has official university degrees in the fields of Tourism, Marketing and Logistics, and also offers CFGS in Tourism Accommodation Management and in Marketing and Advertising. Approximately 7,000 alumni of the school hold positions of responsibility in prestigious companies. It is 20 minutes by metro from the residence hall.

    Elisava, the Faculty of Design and Engineering of the University of Vic is an educational centre of design and engineering that promotes education, knowledge and research in undergraduate, Master’s, postgraduate and specialised courses in these areas. This faculty is located 15 minutes by metro from our Xior Lofttown residence. 

    La Salle Campus Barcelona, Universitat Ramon Llull This campus is part of one of the best known international education networks (La Salle). It has institutions in more than 80 countries and is a founding member of the first private non-profit university, Ramon Llull University. This institution has a practice-oriented training, the student is in contact with the professional world and the business environment, an important factor for an immediate incorporation into the labour market. This campus is located 20 minutes by train from the Xior Lofttown residence.

  • How to spend time at Xior Lofttown

    It is essential to find a way to enjoy our time while at home, without the need to go outside. For this reason, we will show how versatile Xior Residences in Barcelona are, and give you some ideas on how you can spend a great time inside them.

    Your residence in the Gracia neighbourhood is much more than a place to stay, it is a place where you can enjoy the experience of living abroad the most.

    If you live at Xior Lofttown, these tips are for you:

    1. Outdoor Crossfit gym

    Taking care of our health is very important, that’s why our Xior Lofttown residence has an outdoor gym, located on the residence rooftop, available from 7:00 until 23:00 to be used whenever you please. Shoo the laziness and visit our 100% equipped gym to stay fit.

    2. Multipurpose Room

    In our multipurpose room, you can enjoy the convenience of one wonderful place, while choosing the best movies and series to watch on our big screen tv. Our special room also offers a PlayStation for you to play your favourite games, as well as a ping-pong table. Don’t waste the opportunity to gather around your friends for some movies and popcorn.

    3. Study Room

    You can get ready for your exams and homework in our study room. It is prepared for you to study comfortably in a quiet and relaxed zone. We also offer private pods with a maximum capacity of 6 people for any group study you might want to do.

    4. Rooftop and inner courtyard

    Places where you can go with some friends who live at Xior Lofttown to chit chat, play some games and spend great moments together. You will also have the opportunity to meet new people from different countries and cultures.