Purpose Built Student Accommodation or PBSA, is a type of housing built for students. The private developers built PBSA for universities.
University halls are a type of housing built by universities. It has a shared room, a kitchen, a bathroom, and a living space.
PBSA are slightly away from the university while university halls are located in the campus or in the vicinity.
PBSA offers basic amenities in all types of structures.
University halls provide shared bathrooms, and kitchens inclusive of utility bills. Some universities provide Wi-Fi, insurance, and laundry too.
PBSA offers both expensive and affordable accommodation. It depends upon the facilities you provide and avail of.
University Halls also provide affordable accommodation but with fewer facilities. It accepts only semester payments.
In PBSA type of accommodation, you get the choice of renting a private room bathroom and using it alone.
In university halls, you have to share a bathroom with other students who live there.
PBSA is a good option if you are a social butterfly who loves private space too.
University halls are strict places with rules and regulations for students to follow.
Some of the PBSA housing comes with many facilities, including utility bills.
The university halls charge for accommodation, and they include all utility bills.
Finding accommodation in PBSA is easy and hassle-free. You have the choice to find a place according to your budget.
University Hall is a bit tricky as it depends upon the availability of rooms or beds.