June, 2022 - Tribe student accommodation

My first 24 hours as a Tribe luxury student accommodation hostelier

Moving away from home can be rough, but not when you’re moving to the Tribe (Viman Nagar) Pune hostel.

“Passengers for flight UK997 to Pune please go to gate 26”
The uncannily flat tone of the announcer fades out in the background as passengers rush to make way. I had never felt this kind of uncertainty before, there was always somebody to travel with, somebody who could show me the way. And yet, here I was. Traveling alone for the very first time, relocating to a city that I had never even stepped foot into before. The PA system chimes its familiar tune yet again, and as soon as it does, the phone in my pocket rings.

“Ramith, you forgot to pack the pillow covers” Yet another essential I forgot.

“Nevermind maa, I’ll buy some there” Yet another task added to the list.

When I had gotten into MIT World Peace University two months prior in May 2019, there were celebrations galore. But one question remained propped on everybody’s mind- where was I going to stay? Hailing from North India, I had always had extremely low tolerance for heat. So when I saw the temperature charts of Pune on Google, I knew that I couldn’t do without air conditioning if I were to have a comfortable stay. But no matter how much I searched and how good the other hostels were, most of them, unfortunately, did not have ACs.. And that’s when a friend of mine, a previous resident of Tribe luxury student accommodation forwarded me its website link. Little did I know back then that this tiny domain name of www.tribestays.com would become my forever home. 

 

Stepping into the campus

Although I had seen the campus numerous times through video tours, stepping into it for the first time was a complete game-changer. You see, the speciality of Tribe Viman Nagar is not just its cobbled pathways or sunlit rooms, it’s how one feels while in the company of fellow residents. The joyous smile of the security uncle, the reassuring handshake of the CRM, and the chef who reheated my food without me even having to ask, everything made me feel like I was right at home. My room was spacious yet cozy; a 32-inch LED TV, a pristine bathroom and motion-sensor lights greeted me. And to my pleasant surprise, unlike other Pune hostels that provide you with just the skeleton of a mattress and nothing else, Tribe welcomed me with a well-made bed, complete with linens, cushions, and even pillow covers!

Outside the room

After I unpacked and put my things away, I thought of exploring the campus. I was feeling a little hungry too and decided to get something to eat from our in-house Cafe Mamaliga. But I wasn’t exactly feeling like going on my own, and it would be way too awkward to knock on somebody’s door and ask them as they had also just arrived after long travels. Disappointed, I decided to head down. And that’s when it caught my eye- a bunch of newbies huddled together, chatting and exchanging numbers in the breakout area! To this day, I look back at this moment with great fondness, for the friends I made in that space dedicated for socializing, have grown to be my best mates in Pune. 

Exploring the Tribe Vibe

Unaware of the technological advancements of Tribe, I went to the reception next to ask for my key. They handed me a turquoise band and told me I could use it to access both the campus and my room. I had known of hotel cards but had never come across something like this. The idea of incorporating the key card into a band for easy access seemed ingenious to me. But I wouldn’t know just how useful this RFID band would be till later that night. 

Chats, Clubs, and Chaos

After a filling lunch of Jeera Aloo, Dal Panchmel, Ajwain Paratha, Subz Pulao, Paneer Bharta, Kadhai Murgh, and Gulab Jamun at Mamaliga and a quick HIIT training at the campus gym, my friends and I decided to head out for the night. Moving away from home had to have its perks, and Tribe luxury student accommodation’s no-curfew and no-warden policy had all of us newly freed birds excited. We headed out to explore Viman Nagar’s happening nightlife. When we got back at 2 in the morning, excruciating hunger struck. But Tribe still had our back! We headed over to the 24/7 pantry and made ourselves that one dish that all hosteliers swear by- Maggi (with some other snacks from the campus vending machine)!

Our stomachs full and our hearts content, we headed to bed. But when I reached my room, to my utter shock, I found that my purse was missing. I knew I had it with myself when I entered campus, but it was nowhere to be found now. I spiralled into panic; as a person who kept all his keys in his purse, I thought I would not even be able to get into my room that night. But that’s when I remembered- Tribe luxury student accommodation doesn’t use keys! I can get into my room through my handy RFID wristband that’s much more unlikely to get misplaced.

Our CRMs went above and beyond the next day to look for my purse; a quality that they would retain for the years to come. And although the task wasn’t too difficult because of the 360 degree CCTV coverage of this Pune hostel’s campus, just knowing that somebody cared enough to let go of all their tasks to help me out was reassurance enough for the young lost boy who found his family in Tribe.

I’ve never seen a hostel like Tribe, and if you want to get a taste of this culture too, drop a call at +91 8880868000 or head over to @tribestays on Instagram and join me at the Viman Nagar Tribe campus today!

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Festivities at Tribe that ensure you never feel left out!

If you ask any student what it is that they miss the most about home, chances are that the spot that occupies the immediate after ghar ka khana is their childhood friends and the joy of splashing colours on each other during Holi or biting into a slice of the local rich plum cake on Christmas. The first festivals away from home can be tough, and although colleges provide breaks for major festivals, students often don’t get the chance to travel back home for one-day events such as Holi or Janmashthami. There are also a plethora of intrinsically local events that colleges may not give holidays for. So does that mean our residents won’t celebrate? Absolutely not!

 

Our happiness managers at Tribe take the well-being of our Mumbai and Pune hostels’ students VERY seriously. So after a hoard of very serious meetings, here are some things they came up with that are practiced at every Tribe campus with tremendous seriousness-

No time to siesta, for it’s the hour of fiesta!

Sleeping the day away under dejected blankets during festivals is strictly prohibited at Tribe. Whether it is egg hunts on campus during Easter or Dahi Handi pyramids during Janmashtami, Tribe does it all. Get ready to get soaked in all-natural colours on Holi and roast mean barbeques on Christmas! We also make it a point to celebrate events such as Earth Day by switching off all our lights for an hour across all Tribe campuses to make way for candlelight dinners under the stars every 22nd of April. We also organize special spreads for all our female residents and staff on Women’s Day. Some other celebrations this year included special room delivery of baked goodies in our hostels in Mumbai and Pune on Valentine’s Day, nukkad nataks (street plays) on campus by Swatantra on World Theatre Day, and so many more that this website’s word limit just wouldn’t allow us to write them all!

It’s never a bad time for some relaxation- special screenings and movie nights!

Whether it’s a mani-pedi sesh at our all-girls hostel in Vile Parle or a movie night with peri peri popcorn and pepperoni pizzas from Cafe Mamaliga at Tribe Wakad, we make it a point to celebrate at least once a month for NO reason at all! From IPL screenings to F1 airing that makes you feel like you’re watching the Monaco GP from a balcony overlooking the track, we do it all. And needless to mention, Tribe is a no-noise zone whenever Manchester United is on the field. Sometimes, we even organize inter-campus events- events where residents of all Tribe campuses come over to shake a leg and eat good food- we recently even had Fiddlecraft perform live at our Viman Nagar hostel and entry was free for all our residents.

Freshers and Farewells like no other- DJs, food, afterparty and much more

From boho-themed incubations to Kuch Kuch Hota Hai-themed farewells (cause tussi jaa rahe ho, tussi na jao :’) ), Tribe parties like there’s no tomorrow. We like to do things a little differently at Tribe- so instead of a campus briefing on the very first day, we like to organize treasure hunts as a way for our new residents to get acquainted with the campus! Now isn’t that a vibe you want to be a part of? Residents groove to DJs and gobble up sliders, popcorn, mocktails, and shakes later.

Our latest Viman Nagar farewell, “WhiteOut ” was a send-off curated by our student representatives- Ramith, Aarshi, Harsh, Amaayra, and Arjan along with DJ Aditi Ismal. The only con of this event was the late realization that white might not have been the smartest dress code choice because the live pasta and spring rolls counter wasn’t exactly kind to our residents. But our students were quick to change and head over to Penthouze Pune, where the afterparty continued till the wee hours of the unforgettable night!

Want to get to know more about our student community programs or about all the events we organized this year? Drop a call at +91 8880868000 or visit us at @tribestays on Insta. You may even head over to www.tribestays.com and check out our gallery to get a glimpse of what these events at Tribe truly are like! See you soon!

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Where to stay in Mumbai? A neighbourhood guide for students!

20 June 2022

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We could end this blog in just three words-

NEAR? YOUR? COLLEGE

That’s it.
You’ll be visiting your college every single day and there’s nothing worse than having to commute on overcrowded Bombay locals or having to leave your hostel at 5 in the morning to make it to your lecture on time. And more often than not, you would want to come back to your hostel to change after college before you head out for the rest of the day.

But, what if your college’s area has no nice hostels? Which part of the city should you choose to live in then?

Bandra West is just the place to be if you’re young at heart and love cafe-hopping, but the only con of this place is that the rent can cost you an arm and a leg, leaving you with no limbs to go out for coffee.

Andheri is fantastic for students but also infamous for its perennially clogged roadways (by both Monsoon showers and four-wheelers)

Powai is just too far away and it can take students up to 2 hours to travel to the centre of the city.

However, there’s this one place in the city that’s just perfect for students- Vile Parle.

(And we’re not just saying this because Tribe’s all-girls hostel is situated there. We actually conducted an entire four-month-long research before we decided which locality to situate our Mumbai hostel in) And all roads, instead of Rome, led to Vile Parle.

And here’s why, neighbourhood-wise, Tribe Vile Parle is the place to be as a student!

Proximity to your college

If you’ve burnt the midnight oil and successfully secured a seat in NMIMS University or Mithibai College or Pearl Academy or School of European Pastry or IICTN (Cosmetology) or Raffles Design International or Rachana Sansad or LS Raheja School of Art or Whistling Woods International or Actor Prepares or even S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Tribe VP is at a stone’s throw from your institute! Forget long boring commutes and sweaty co-passengers, Tribe’s got your back! Don’t believe us? Check it out yourself on Google Maps, search for us @ “Tribe Students Hostel Vile Parle (Girls)”

 

Proximity to transportation

Located only 5 km away from the airport and only 20 minutes away from the Sahar Road metro station, Tribe Vile Parle is excellent in terms of connectivity to the rest of the city. Tribe VP is also, only a ten-minute walk from the Navpada railway station. Needless to mention, Tribe VP is one of the most well-connected among all hostels in Mumbai.

 

Proximity to cafes, clubs, and restaurants

There’s no dearth of restaurants in Vile Parle. Whether it is a soothing continental breakfast that you’re looking for or a spicy ramen snack, VP has got it all. Some Tribe-favourites in the area include Garde Manger Cafe, Cafe Cubano, Roots Cafe, Cafe Lounge, Glee Gourment, Apsara Ice Creams, Maruti Pav Bhaji, McDonald’s, Epitome Juhu and the world-famous Anand Vada Pav opposite Mithibai College!

Proximity to cafes, clubs, and restaurants

 

Proximity to hospitals

Safety comes first. Whether it is a sudden fever or a tumble down the stairs, Tribe’s management is quick to offer first aid whenever something goes wrong. But there’s only so much that Paracetamols and band-aids can do. Our first priority when we were looking for a property was to ensure that it was close to a hospital. And we were pleasantly surprised to learn that Tribe VP’s locality hosts not one, not two, but 8 hospitals! The closest and the best is Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital, which is located only 5 minutes from our campus. Other hospitals in the area include the KLS Memorial Hospital, the Advanced Multispeciality Hospital, the Nityanand Hospital and even the Madhavbaugh Clinic for minor injuries and ailments.

 

Proximity to malls, salons, and shopping centres

And what did you even do in Bombay if you didn’t shop? Prime mall is a stone’s throw from Tribe VP and you may even hit up Chamee and Palak (whose designs have been donned by celebs to the likes of Kriti Kharbanda, Mouni Roy, Nusrat Bharucha and Hina Khan) or Aari if you’re looking for designer ensembles for a special occasion! Enrich Salon is just a 12-minute walk from our campus and is perfect for all your beauty and hygiene needs.

Tribe Vile Parle’s locality is enviable in the truest sense of the word. It has everything that a  student in a girls hostel in Mumbai might need- from ATMs and banks to grocery stores and electronic shops.

And if this blog wasn’t convincing enough for you- why don’t you drop us a call at +91 8880868000 or book a free campus tour through www.tribestays.com and witness the extravagance that Vile Parle has to offer with your own two eyes?

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3 side Hustles for Students & Tribe residents!!!

16 June 2022

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Shifting to a new city can be a daunting experience; but sooner than later, you start settling into your new home. And even sooner than that, you make new friends- whether it be at college over a cup of chai or at your hostel itself over pasta dinners and movie screenings. And then, these friends turn into family. And before you know it, you’re calling them up every day after college and hitting cafes and pubs together. And then one day, all of a sudden, without any warning, in an odd unexpected hour of a chilly night, it happens. Your phone rings and you see it. The message sits on your screen, staring into your fear-struck eyes- “your bank a/c XXXXXX has hit its lower limit”

If your heart wrenches every time you hear the quintessential ting of money being debited, and if you use your Gpay like it’s linked to the RBI reserves, and if you don’t always want to bother your parents for money, and if you want to gain something to add to your CV along the way, here are 3 side hustles that are exclusive for Tribe’s residents and Tribe’s residents only!

(Sudden realization that I could have written a proper 10 marks ISC Commerce answer with the number of advantages I mentioned in the paragraph above)

Student Representative Programs

Our student rep program functions just like a class rep one. One student rep is selected from each floor of each Tribe campus and they become the coordinating officer between the students of that particular floor and Tribe’s management. This ensures a smooth flow of communication as residents no longer have to worry about long queues at the management office or raise multiple complaints about clogged drains or malfunctioning lights. Instead, they can report all their issues to the student reps who directly convey it to our happiness managers at our hostels in Mumbai and Pune.

But it’s not just residents who benefit from this program. Student reps receive a plethora of perks too! (proceeds to write another 10-mark answer, but this time, in BuLlEt PoInTs)

  • Personalized Tribe hoodies and merchandise
  • Certificates signed by our CEO at the end of their tenure
  • First-tasting privilege of all new menu items of Cafe Mamaliga (tbh, personal fav perk)
  • Direct entry into the organizing committees of all Tribe events (our Pune hostel’s student reps recently oraganized a spectacular WhiteOut-themed farewell with DJ Aditi)
  • Chance to become a member of the Tribe Squad (more about this in the next blog)
  • Chance to become the ‘Head of Student Residents’ of their Tribe campus

And needless to mention, the student rep program offers a fantastic chance to hone one’s leadership and management skills and also provides opportunities to make stellar industry connections.

Tribe Ambassador Program

If you’re a content creator or like whipping out your camera whenever something funny happens, TAP might just be the perfect fit for you!

TAP- Tribe Ambassador Program, is a program that’s open to all residents of all our hostels in Pune and Mumbai.

And all they’re required to do is create content for our social media handles! And if you’re somebody who makes reels and posts engaging stories on the daily anyway, this is your opportunity to turn it into a part-time gig!

Also, if you can impress us with your work, you may even get the chance to curate Tribe’s next Koregaon Park billboard! Just imagine how much that can add to your portfolio!

But here’s the sweetest part of the deal- TAP creators earn an enviable stipend every single month, directly from the company’s payroll! Who knew you could make money out of shooting transition reels of mani-pedi sessions at our all-girls hostel in Mumbai or gain marketing experience by recording embarrassing boomerangs of your friends?

 (Also, brownie points for counting how many exclamation marks I used while writing about TAP. Yes, that’s just how excited I get whenever I think of it!!!!!)

Student Blogs and Vlogs

If you’re a content writer who is looking to build their portfolio or a vlogger who’s looking to build their channel, Tribe has something for you too!

All you need to do is get in touch with your respective student rep, send a few emails, and immerse yourself in writing and vlogging for Tribe. And that’s it! That’s all you need to do to earn project-wise stipends and exciting Tribe goodies by freelancing for us.

Drop a call at +91 8880868000 or slide into our DMs @tribestays to know more about the programs we offer! You may also head over to www.tribestays.com to reach out to our happiness managers directly! Happy Tribe-ing!

And the GOOD NEWS it’s open for all students, so Get Set Create!!!

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4 most Instagrammable cafes in Pune – By Tribe Hostellers

12 June 2022

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Close your eyes.

Oh, wait, open them, open them.

Well, don’t close your eyes, but maybe just zone out for a few seconds? Just like you do during your offline morning lectures?

Zone out for a few seconds and think.

Think of the aromatic earthy notes of freshly ground coffee,

The whiff that hits you every time you enter your favourite coffee shop,

The rumbling grinding of the coffee machine,

The bittersweet flavours of rich coffee sourced from a faraway city whose name you’ve never heard of,

The first sip of warm comfort that wraps you in solace and relieves your parched throat,

The warmth in your chest as the coffee flows through,

And the sudden unclogging of your ears of whose blockage you weren’t even aware of.

There’s a lot that can happen over a cup of roasted brew, and whether it’s a creamy cappuccino you prefer or a bold expresso, here are four cafes in Mumbai that not only satisfy your coffee and hunger cravings but also fulfil your gram’s aesthetic quota!

Seeds Of Life

Distance from Tribe Viman Nagar: 8 mins (3.1km)

Unique Eats : Sweet Potato Fries, Aglio Olio Zoodles, Mushroom and Black Bean Patty Burger, Herbed Mock Meat Wrap, Acai Bowl

Vibe: Healthy

Tucked in a cocoon that transports you into a serene Amazon rainforest within the hubbub of Bombay, Seeds of Life is the perfect getaway for when you want to just let go of your worries, loosen your shoulders, and contemplate the grand scheme of things. With a pun-tastic menu and environment-friendly and health-conscious options, Seeds of Life is a cafe that substitutes all wheat products with whole-grain options. You can also choose to opt for sweet potato fries instead of its common alternative, and almond and soy milk instead of their non-vegan equivalents. It even serves ingenious home-churned icecreams such as avocado pistachio and coffee cacao nibs and is renowned for its quick service! Perfect for an evening out with all your girl’s hostel buds!

Grandmama’s Cafe

Distance from Tribe Vile Parle: 13 mins (3.7km)

Unique Eats: Grandmama’s Masala Rub Wings, Oven Roasted Onions Pizza, Bangkok Spicy Basil Bowl, Sundried Tomato Risotto, Dhansak, Cookie Dough Pudding

Vibe: Homely Hill Station

True to its name, this homey sheltered cafe makes one feel like they’re propped on a balcony in a sleepy English hamlet overlooking verdant hilltop rainforests while the cool breeze swirls around in their hair and the golden rays of the sun warm their sock-clad feet. Grandmama’s Cafe has only one motto- immersing every patron in the warmth of a grandma’s love within the pangs of isolated Mumbai hostel life. With wooden panels, grass-lined floors, lace curtains, patchwork tiles, and a cosy stairway, this sea-view cafe is perfect for adding that much-required hint of serendipity to your Instagram feed. Their chicken dumpling broth and cheese garlic wings are to die for, although their only con to this place might be their grandma-like pace at serving up the food!

Alfredo’s

Distance from Tribe Viman Nagar: 7 mins (2.1 km)

Unique Eats: Quattro Fromage Ravioli, Ricotta stuffed mushrooms, Prawn Paprika Sizzler, Pizza Alla Margherita, Cold Coffee

Vibe: Mediterranean chill

With both open-air and indoor seating, Alfredo’s is Juhu’s apna Mediterranean nook. Oozing with calmness and comfort in every step and bite, this cafe is perfect for windy Bombay evenings after the day’s rain has washed the dust and sweat away and made way for sweet earthy petrichor that mingles perfectly with the cafe’s sour fresh lime sodas! Although you may face issues with portion sizes, Alfredo’s chilled-out vibe makes up for it every single damn time.

Cafe Mamaliga

Distance from Tribe Vile Parle: 0 mins (0 km)

Vibe: Greek Serenity

A place in the city that’s reserved exclusively for Tribe’s residents for it is within our very own campus, is Cafe Mamaliga. Not only does this cafe brew up lip-smacking Sunday brunches and envious multi-cuisine dinners, but it is also a Tribe favourite because of its room service and customised dishes. Cafe Mamaliga’s breakfasts and dinners are included in our students’ rental packages (Tribe Vile Parle is an all-girls hostel in Mumbai) and non-vegetarian options are available with all our meals. We customise our menu to every student’s need; keeping in mind allergies, health conditions, sickness, and preferences. The Mediterranean boutique ambience, the whiff of veggies being tossed in garlic butter, and the reverberating laughter of inside jokes are staples at this Greece-themed alcove.

To get a taste of the Tribe life drop a call at  +91 8880868000 or visit www.tribestays.com or @tribestays on Instagram (yes, our social media options are just as varied as our menu!) (yes,pj)!

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Changing the way you live in a hostel with RFID – tech boom!

9 June 2022

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Everything in today’s era seems to be wireless- whether it be headphones, chargers, or even infamous no strings attached relationships! So, in this era of tech revolution, why should your living space not be devoid of archaic standards of living? Long gone are the days of scavenging your bag for your room’s keys or your hostel’s ID card after a long day of college, Tribe’s technologically advanced RFID bands are here to save the day!

But before we get started with what Tribe’s magical RFID bands do, let’s take a peek into what RFID bands actually are. RFID bands, which are embedded with RFID tags, use radio waves to transmit signals that activate the tag. Upon receiving that signal, the tag sends a wave back to the antenna, which is translated into data to perform the task that it is designed for…

Aaaand if you’re someone like me who had to Google all the words I just copy-pasted, let’s jump straight into what these bands actually do in our hostels in Pune (Viman Nagar and Wakad) and Mumbai (Vile Parle)!

All doors in Tribe, including the main campus door, the breakout zone’s door, the common workspace’s door, and your own room’s door are integrated with RFID readers. When the band comes in close proximity to these doors, they open automatically! These bands also have to be scanned in the elevator upon entry to make it rise to your room’s floor; which adds an extra layer of safety by monitoring who can step foot into your living space.

Forget having to empty your bag in the corridor or struggle with an old rusty lock when nature’s calls hit you hard (or even when you’ve just returned to your hostel after chugging eleven bottles of orange juice at High Spirits), your RFID band has got your back! Tribe’s RFID tags are also much much much more difficult to lose than the traditional pair of keys (that most hostels in Mumbai and Pune offer) as they come in the form of a serene pastel blue wristband that ties in seamlessly with most college fits. And don’t worry, Tribe’s premium safety algorithm ensures that only your band can unlock your room’s door- a safety measure that we take pretty seriously for both our Pune hostels (which are for people of all genders) and Mumbai hostel (girls’ hostel).

The band is also waterproof to help you battle erratic Bombay rains and Pune sprinkles. And although we don’t advise wearing it in the shower, all of Tribe’s RFID bands can sustain a couple of rounds of being thrown into the washing machine by mistake- a much-craved leeway for all perennially forgetful Pune hostel students after a Saturday night at Irish House or an exhilarating Sunday at Skyjumper Trampoline Park!

As for the question of safety, RFID bands are much more secure than traditional methods of room-locking. Neither can it be stolen or duplicated as easily as keys and hacking the band is a technological feat that’s nearly impossible to achieve because all our RFID bands use one-time codes to complete each task, much like an OTP. In fact, RFID is claimed to be as secure as EMV chip cards (the small square computer chip cards that your debit cards have to safeguard them against theft).

And even if you happen to misplace your RFID band, one quick call to Tribe’s CRE blocks your band from being used by anybody else. Your room’s RFID reader is also reconfigured and a new band is issued to you at the earliest without you having to go through the painstaking process of breaking or changing locks.

So, if you want to forgo the anxiety of losing your keys and immerse yourself in an experience that’s as high-tech as it is down to Earth, why don’t you give us a call today at +91 8880868000 or head over to www.tribestays.com and unlock the doors to a hostel life like no other?

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Are you a student planning a long term stay? We need to talk about loneliness

5 June 2022

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You’ve waved your goodbyes, kissed your dog, packed your bags, hugged your friends, ransacked the internet for hostels in Pune or Bombay or whichever new city you’re moving to, and let go of your mother’s hand at the airport gate. All these months of exhilarated planning for college have culminated to this fateful day; and even though you’ve always dreamt of moving out and living on your own, a strange feeling awakens in the pit of your stomach right as your board your flight- a feeling of crumpling loneliness.

Shifting to a new city is never easy. Whether it’s frantic calls to home, waking up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat and not being able to recognize your hostel room for the first five seconds or the scrutinizing pain in your chest in the shower- loneliness and homesickness are real, and you’re not weak for feeling them, you’re only human.

TribeStays, as a student co-living space that’s built not only to take care of a student’s tangible amenities but also to provide a safe space for their mental health, understands that homesickness can be one of the toughest phases of a student’s journey. Thus, to tackle the prickly roads of growing up, here are a few of the amenities we provide to make our students’ transition into the new city as smooth, caring, and safe as possible.

In-house counsellors

TribeStays provides free counseling to all its residents. Mahima Mehra, our in-house counsellor, is a certified professional who provides one-on-one sessions at Tribe’s campus office. Here, residents are free to engage in conversation with her over a cup of coffee whenever they need. Patient-counsellor confidentiality is strictly maintained and students are free to talk about anything and everything that’s going on in their lives; an amenity that no usual Mumbai or Pune hostel provides its residents with.

Ergonomic rooms to help fight loneliness

Most students prefer to live with roommates to help fight homesickness. Having someone to share your day and watch an episode of ‘Girls Hostel’ with, goes a long way. However, sometimes, you just need your own space. Tribe’s deluxe twin sharing rooms with privacy dividers enable you to enjoy the best of both worlds- the company of a roommate along with the privacy and space of a single room.

Your chores, our responsibility

There’s nothing worse than having to cook, clean, wash clothes and complete a million other chores when you’re having a bad day and missing home. Tribe’s housekeeping, laundry service and homely meals (which are all included in the monthly rental fee and are one of the best in their class among hostels in Mumbai and Pune) lend you a helping hand when you need it the most.

Student Community Programs to help foster friendships

Tribe’s floor-wise student representatives are present 24/7 to help our residents with any queries or troubles they might face. Tribe understands the importance of community and that’s why all our campuses make it a point to organize at least one community party every month where students get to meet and mingle with their fellow residents over soothing music and delicious food. Moreover, we make sure to make our students’ first festivals away from home as memorable as possible by organzing Holi bashes, Easter hunts, Women’s Day dinners, Theatre Day Nukkad nataks, live performances by bands such as Fiddlecraft and much much more whenever we get a chance!

We also have our very own Tribe community app through which our residents can plan programs, receive invitations, and lodge complaints- all from the comfort of their beds!

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Tie-ups with hospitals

Although we hope our students never have to use this facility, TribeStays believes in precaution over cure. Our exclusive partnership with Sahyadri Super Speciality Hospitals provides our residents with priority treatment in all its branches on the presentation of their Tribe ID cards. One can never be too cautious in an emergency and we ensure to arrange for ICU-level Sahyadri ambulances if our students ever need one to make the 15-minute journey as medically secure as possible.

And even though we believe the best way to understand the safety and care of a Tribe campus is through our free campus tours, why don’t you drop us a quick call at +91 8880868000 to know more about our mental health programs? Book your Tribe room today and secure your one-way ticket to a hassle-free and comfortable hostel life!

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