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    Everything about Student Accommodation Birmingham

    Birmingham is vibrant, multifaceted, a culturally-rich city that can give you just as good a lifestyle as London can. The city has more miles of canals than Venice itself, where you can find the coolest libraries and contemporary cafes and bars. Packed to the brim with huge arenas, heritage museums, and modern stores, you’ll leave the city with bags of memories and purse chains extended to the max. The city also has a flourishing night scene centred along the Arcadian and into Brindleyplace. The city boasts some amazing independent music venues, from the likes of The Sunflower Lounge to The Flapper and the Hare & Hounds. Birmingham has a temperate maritime climate, with an average highest temperature in winter around 6.7°C(44.1°F) and the temperature reaching around 21.3°C (70.3°F) in summers. It has wonderful green spaces, more than any other UK city such as Cannon Hill Park, Aston Hall, Winterbourne House, Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, and more. Birmingham is a mesmerising historic destination and haven for businesses, foodies and shoppers alike.
    University Living is a tech-enabled student housing platform that helps students book student accommodations in Birmingham. They primarily focus on purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) and off-campus students housing. To help students find the right accommodation, they have a team of student housing experts assisting students through the entire booking process.
    What makes Birmingham unique
    Birmingham is renowned for being one of the most cosmopolitan places in the UK, with its melting-pot population. It is the 2nd largest city in the UK with around 20 per cent of its citizens coming from overseas. Getting around the city is an absolute breeze with trains and trams from the New Street Station going almost everywhere, as well as buses and dirt-cheap taxis offer the best way to travel within the city. Birmingham also has a lot to offer its students both inside and outside of the lecture hall and no matter where in the world you come from, you’ll always feel welcome and at home.
    Student living in Birmingham
    Unlike other major cities in the UK, such as London, Birmingham offers affordable student housing that caters to all types of budgets. Since the universities in Birmingham have limited halls to accommodate such a large number of students, most of them end up having to look for off-campus accommodation. Most of them are located in close proximity to the city’s top universities like the Birmingham City University, Aston University, University of Birmingham, and more. They are also quite close to the city centre which allows students to enjoy their social lives as well. These properties are pre-verified and offers a wide range of room types – student flat, student apartment, student studio, as well as shared and en-suite rooms.
    Universities in Birmingham
    It is home to five major institutions of higher education, namely the University of Birmingham, Aston University, Birmingham City University, Newman University, University College Birmingham. These universities make Birmingham a hot favourite study destination amongst students from all lifestyles, which in turn makes finding quality student accommodation Birmingham quite challenging. If you choose to study in Birmingham, then you won’t struggle to find comfortable and secure private accommodations to live in. These properties are located in good areas which offer great transport connectivity and also close proximity to various bars, cafes, and restaurants. The University of Birmingham is a red brick university and is ranked 79th in the world in the QS World UniversityRankings 2019. Red Brick University is a term used to describe a group of universities founded in industrial cities of England in the 19th century.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I rent student accommodation in Birmingham?
    You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed In all these steps you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.

    What are the different types of student accommodation in Birmingham?
    University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

    What are the different types of student rooms in Birmingham?
    The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared. Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

    Are the bills included in the rent?
    This depends on the accommodation you choose, but most of our student properties in Birmingham have bills included, so you don’t have to worry about paying for anything else. The bills include Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities such as a fitness centre, games room, outdoor courtyard, laundry room, and other communal spaces.

    Can I view my student apartment in Birmingham before booking?
    Yes. If you want to view your accommodation before booking it, get in touch with our accommodation experts, and we will arrange a virtual tour for you.

    What are the best areas for students to live in Birmingham?
    Student life in Birmingham has everything a student needs, no matter where you live, you will always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. Eastside, Digbeth, City Centre, Moseley, Selly Oak, Edgbaston, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and culturally diverse places in Birmingham.

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    Where can I stay during my placement year?
    Students who are working during their placement year but are a full-time student at a university can stay in the student homes listed on University Living website. As long as you’re a student at a university you can choose to stay at any student accommodation.