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    8 Nelson St, Belfast BT15 1BH, United Kingdom
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    Vita Student Belfast, 29 Bruce Street, BT2 7JD
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    Alma Place 16 Library Street, Belfast BT1 2JD, UK
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    Aster House

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    2a University Rd, Belfast BT7 1NH, United Kingdom
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    48-52 York St, Belfast BT15 1AS, United Kingdom
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    30-44 Bradbury Place, Belfast, BT7 1RS
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    78-86 Dublin Rd, Belfast BT2 7HP, United Kingdom
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    Student Accommodation in Belfast

    The Belfast student accommodation is designed to provide comfort to the students. And, we at University Living - the global student housing provider have an extensive list of private accommodation in Belfast. These student accommodations are located in proximity to the University of Belfast.

    The city of Belfast is known to have such low rental prices, and combined with an inexpensive lifestyle, it has become an appealing and most attractive place for international students from across the world.

    That’s not it, along with its location in the student villages, low price rent, and furnished student homes inclusive of utility bills, this private accommodation provides a whole package of needs for student housing in Belfast.

    How to find student accommodation in Belfast

    Did you know that you can find long-term and short-term student accommodation that offers flexible staying in Belfast.

    You can start by searching for student housing in Belfast as per your personal preferences like price, area, occupancy and others that provide you a comfortable stay in Belfast.

    And, when you are done with this part, and set your heart on a place you like to choose as your student home in Belfast, then you can give us a call, we are always available 24/7 to guide, assist and answer all your queries on searching, finding and right up to the last process of booking your accommodation in Belfast.

    Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Belfast

    Belfast is an amazing city with many affordable accommodation options, and transportation is also not as expensive as in other cities like London. However, you still need to keep an eye on your expenses to avoid falling for the city's friendliness. Leaving that aside, you also need to know the types of accommodation options you have in Belfast, this can filter down your search and make it easier for you to find a place that you can call home.

    Student Housing: It is an off-campus student housing in Belfast managed privately but located close to the campus. They are designed keeping the students in mind, such as the location close to universities, the student budget-friendly price, the facilities, etc. There are various types of student rooms in Belfast that you can find under student housing:

    Studio: This comes as a one-bedroom apartment with a kitchen, bedroom and living room.

    Suites: One of the most preferred types of student accommodation in Belfast as it is affordable in price. It is a one-bedroom, bathroom, kitchen apartment with no partitions to the rooms.

    Ensuites: The rooms come with a bathroom attached to it, but with a sharing kitchen and living common room.

    Private Apartments: This is preferred by students who solely love independent living. This furnished student accommodation in Belfast is like any resident apartment offering flexible occupancy.

    Sharing Accommodation: With so many options of shared student rooms, and shared student apartments in Belfast, you can also choose to stay with your friends. No matter the choice, your student homes in Belfast will come with furnishings, facilities and utility bills.

    Home Stays: If you want to get an experience with the local life and cultural experience, then you can always seek to stay in these homestays with the Irish people.

    Top 10 student accommodation in Belfast:

    1. LIV Student Belfast

    2. Great Patrick Street Belfast

    3. Vita Student Bruce Street Belfast

    4. Little Patrick Street Belfast

    5. Alma Place Belfast

    6. Aster House Belfast

    7. The Edge Belfast

    8. Nelson Place Belfast

    9. Bradbury Place Belfast

    10. Botanic Studios Belfast

    About Belfast

    Belfast is the second-largest city on the island of Ireland and the twelfth-largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom. Belfast is considered Ireland's travel and tourist centre, although many other cities are better known. Belfast is popular with foreign education providers, as it is home to several of the country's top universities. There are numerous low-cost student accommodations in Belfast that are safe, comfortable and affordable

    The city is home to two renowned universities that offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Ulster University Belfast and Queen's University Belfast are both universities in Belfast. There are nearly 25,231 students enrolled in these two universities, and the number of students is expected to increase annually.

    Belfast, located on the banks of the River Lagan, is the capital of Northern Ireland. It began as a market town and quickly developed into a centre for industry, the arts, higher education, business, and law. Belfast also has the highest number of international students in the United Kingdom. Let us say you choose Belfast as your place of study. In this case, you will benefit from a new experience surrounded by other international students

    Cost of living in Belfast

    Around £650 per month is probably all you need to cover your basic living expenses, including food and transportation without including rent for the student apartments in Belfast. This will not be part of your tuition fees in Belfast. Please bear in mind that the cost of living will depend on your lifestyle.

    1. Student Accommodation Rent: £500 - £900/ month

    2. Cost of Food - £80 - £110/month

    3. Cost of Internet and Mobile Phone - £50 - £60/ month

    4. Cost of Local Transport - £30- £60/ month

    5. Cost of Books and Stationery - £50- £60/month

    Student Lifestyle and Living in Belfast

    There are many great things to do in Belfast while you study there. It is your place to live a rich student life. You can balance your studies easily with a busy social life here. The city offers fun nighttime diversions, exciting events, and cool things to do no matter what your tastes or preferences are.

    The students who come to study here love the atmosphere, nature most of all, the culture, the diversity and innumerable things to see and explore!

    Get to know the culture of the Irish by visiting some of the cultural and historical sites of Belfast such as Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast City Hall, Grand Opera House, Peace Wall, Bobby Sands Murals, etc.

    For a good time, maybe drinks, food or shopping, you can visit the city centre and you will find a line of shops, restaurants, and pubs that will suit your needs.

    Best travel transportation service in Belfast

    Most of the private student accommodation in Belfast near to the universities are just walking distance. So, you wouldn't need to use any mode of transportation. However, if you are indeed one, then there are buses and taxis available at your deposit.

    Buses: These are the cheapest and the best mode of public transportation that is available in all areas of Belfast. So, a single bus fare ticket will cost you around 2.10 pounds, if you choose to travel by metro bus, they almost have similar fares.

    Taxis: These will cost more than public transport, you can find them anywhere around town.

    Tourist attractions in Belfast

    1. Titanic Belfast

    Have you ever thought there's a place where you can hear tales of the Titanic? So, if you want to hear the legendary story of her construction, launch, voyage and how she earned her place in history, then you shouldn't miss out on this famous attraction in Belfast.

    2. St George's Market

    You can do a few things around this place which is located on May St, go shopping and chill after by the Lagan River of waterfront halls. So it's a very old market, which means you will find the best authentic local stuff here. It's the oldest market and is known to be the best not just in Belfast but in the UK and Ireland too.

    3. Ulster Museum

    There's no better way to know the culture and history of the Irish than the Ulster Museums which tell a story on the Irish people right from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and right up to the medieval periods.

    Top Universities in Belfast

    1. Queen's University Belfast

    As a member of the Russell Group, this institution holds high and true to its education ethics. It is not just a ranking university in Belfast but stands at # 202 in QS World University Rankings. They offer 219 UG programs and 189 Pg programs. The university is known for its top-class education, leading research institute and the teachings of civic and social responsibility. At present over 25,000 students are studying in the university.

    2. Ulster university Belfast

    Highly associated with arts and located in the artistic area of Belfast, the Cathedral Quarter, this intuition is quite an attraction for many international students. It also offers education in a wide range of subjects in engineering, business, computing, politics, architecture, law, etc. The campus is thriving, fun and full of activities which are hosted by different student groups and communities.

    3. Belfast Metropolitan College

    It's one the best vocational and academic institutions that provides higher education to national and international students from across the world. They offer over 44 full-time courses and 30 part-time courses. The campus has libraries, and modern facilities with many study zones where you can have time to relax and study. The student union is big on inclusivity, and diversity and supports students who are new to the institution.

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    Q. How to find student accommodation in Belfast?

    A.You can find student accommodation in University Living. Search, compare and book based on your preferred location, price, amenities and other personal choice. You can get in touch with our experts to assist in the process of booking your accommodation.

    Q. How much does it cost to live as a student in Belfast?

    A.The cost of living in Belfast is affordable compared to London. It will come to about £705 to £800 per month without rent. The cost of rent is about £600 to £860 per month.

    Q. How much is student accommodation rent in Belfast?

    A.The cost of a studio student room will range between 182 to 215 per week; while an en-suite will cost £149 to £193 per week. As for private student apartments, it will range between £150 to £200 per week.

    Q. Is Belfast a good place to live for students?

    A.Due to its low cost of living, Belfast makes it an ideal student destination. It offers a rich student experience, from studying at top universities to enjoying art, culture, the outdoors, and lively nightlife.

    Q. Which is the best student area in Belfast?

    A.Some of the best student areas in Belfast are Cathedral Quarter, Maritime Mile, Belfast City Centre, Little Patrick Street, Great Patrick Street, Swanston House, etc.

    Q. How much should I spend on bills in Belfast?

    A.The cost of utility bills in Belfast is £125 to £250 per month. Student housing covers your utility bills like WiFi, Electricity, Gas, Water, Heating, CCTV, Secure door entry, etc.

    Q. Can I stay with a friend in my student room in Belfast?

    A.Yes, you can take a shared student accommodation, which can be a room or apartment. Do inform our assistants, make a request, and they will arrange a shared accommodation in Belfast.

    Q. How can I get discounts for student apartments in Belfast?

    A.You can get a student discount if you book your student accommodation early with University Living. Otherwise, if you are lucky, we have promotional or seasonal discounts too. Book your accommodation early as you avail of these discounts.

    Q. How can I get a fully furnished student apartment in Belfast?

    A.University Living has a list of fully furnished student accommodations in Belfast, like a bed, wardrobe, study table & chair and amenities like Laundry, Onsite Maintenance, Study Room, Cinema, Common Area, Gym, TV, etc.

    Q. How do I pay for student accommodation in Belfast?

    A.You can pay your rent on a weekly basis and can be paid via debit/credit or net banking. There's no security deposit required to secure an accommodation.

    Q. How can I virtually view my student room in Belfast before booking?

    A.You can request our agents to have a virtual tour before booking accommodation at University Living. They will schedule a date and time as per your convenience where you can have a full virtual tour of the accommodation.

    Q. What is the refund policy if I don’t like my student accommodation in Belfast?

    A.It depends upon the property; they have a cooling policy, a refund policy and a cancellation policy. Our teams of experts will guide you on the same. Get in touch with them.

    Q. What is the guest policy for student accommodation in Belfast?

    A.This will depend upon the visitor policies of the accommodation. While booking accommodation, you should inquire from our agents about the terms and conditions of guest policy about the accommodation.

    Q. Can a non-student live in student accommodation in Belfast?

    A.You must be a student to book student housing. But you can opt for a private apartment or a shared apartment.

    Q. What is the mode of transport in Belfast near accommodation?

    A.The buses and trains are the best way to get around and travel to and from home to universities. It also connects to different parts of Belfast and its surrounding areas.