Where to Live as a Student in Sheffield

The Steel City is home to Sean Bean, Arctic Monkeys, and now over 60,000 students. If you’re moving here to join them, you’re in luck! Check out our helpful guide to the best accommodations in town to help you find the perfect place to stay.

1. Rockingham House

It is both social and modern and situated only a 4-minute stroll away from the University of Sheffield. In addition to en-suite bathrooms, there is a large communal courtyard (perfect for the summer), a lounge area with a flat-screen TV and pool table.

If you fancy a party, Carver Street, West Street, and Division Street are all less than a 5-minute walk away. Perfect for a student on a budget.

 2. Crown House

This student home is known for its convenient location in the heart of the city, where it is surrounded by cafes, restaurants, and pubs. It is also less than a mile away from both the top universities.

Additionally, it has a modern on-site gym, high-speed Wi-Fi, table tennis and pool tables, cinema and study rooms. Choose from shared apartments or private studio rooms.

 3. IQ Fenton House

This accommodation is less than 15-minutes’ walking distance from both Sheffield and Hallam. Whether you choose an en-suite room in a shared flat, or a private studio, you will be comfortable in this modern living space.

Even better are the fully-equipped residents’ gym, cinema, gaming rooms and private study areas. Fenton House provides amazing facilities and a great location without the massive price tag.

 4. Vita Student Telephone House

It is both stylish and luxurious. Situated in the city centre, and less than a 20-minutes’ walk from Hallam and The University of Sheffield, this property is designed with modern students in mind.

Vita provides you with Wi-Fi, a personal 40-inch licensed smart TV, free weekly breakfasts and weekly cleaning of your room so that you can spend your time focusing on studying and exploring your new home.

5. Archways

Located less than 5-minutes  away from the city centre, Archways is ideal for students who are new to the city. The Sheffield College is only a 7-minutes’ walk away from the residence while Sheffield Hallam University is an even shorter walk and takes only 3 minutes to reach on foot.

The area is well-connected with the nearest bus stop a 2-minutes’ walk away making traveling around the city an easy task. The accommodation offers fully-furnished en-suite rooms in shared flats.

6. The Anvil 

It is located just a 10-minutes’ walk away from Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus and 16-minutes’ bus ride from its Collegiate Campus. The Anvil is an ideal student accommodation that offers affordable rooms to students.

It offers both fully-furnished ensuite and studio rooms.  It is also quite close to the city centre which has plenty of bars, cafes, and restaurants, so you can head whenever you feel like taking a break.

Like what you see? Take the hassle out of finding a place to stay in the city, and book your perfect room with University Living today.

 Written by Beth Pickford


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