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    Best Canterbury Accommodation For Students

    Canterbury is a literature city with theaters and inspiring locations that sparked many writers' works. It is culturally rich, not just in art culture but a multicultural city funneling students from three universities with over 30,000 students. Canterbury is a lively city that offers a wide range of things to the students. And, you are in luck if you are planning to come study in Canterbury!

    It is affordable, and if you are worried about student accommodation in Canterbury, you will find budget-friendly student housing and student apartments with University Living. We are glad to assist and help you find that homely student home in Canterbury. We are available all around the clock to provide you with assistance for all your housing needs and requirements.

    You can search and find many types of student accommodation ranging from student housing to student apartments. Search as per your desired location, like proximity to the university campus, price, occupancy type, amenities and other preferences!

    Whether it is a student room or student apartment in Canterbury, they come fully furnished with a Bed, Wardrobe, Bathroom and Shower, Washbasin, Mirror Kitchen, Fridge, and Cooking Hob equipped with modern amenities and inclusive of utility bills.

    Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Canterbury

    There are three types of student accommodation available in Canterbury. They are listed below, and we've given a brief description of each of them and average pricing to give you an idea of the options available in Canterbury.

    Student Housing: The student housing in Canterbury comprises studios, suites and en-suite student rooms. These student rooms in Canterbury are fully furnished and equipped with modern amenities like a Shower, Kitchen, Oven, Free Space, Microwave, Dishwasher, Hair Dryer, Washer and Dryer.

    Private Apartment: The student apartment in Canterbury is an off-campus accommodation in Canterbury. It offers many types of occupancy with furnished apartments and is well-equipped with modern amenities and inclusive bills of water, heating, electricity, cooling, etc.

    University Halls: These halls are within the campus or located near the campus building. They offer rooms with planned meals, limited privacy and restricted policies.

    About Canterbury

    The town is only a 20-minute drive from the coast and an hour’s train journey from London. On the cobbled high streets, you can find a blend of chains and big names alongside the local traditional shops. You can also come across the weekly market with the local artists and producers at Westgate Hall. This city boasts a wide range of restaurants, cafes, and pubs, as well as two leading clubs which host student nights out. Canterbury offers a wide range of fine dining and traditional establishments, along with a wide range of historic pubs and quirky bars. The quaint city of Canterbury is not known for its hard-partying night scene, and it has an abundance of student-friendly drinking establishments.

    Best student areas near Canterbury


    It is close and a few miles from Canterbury, offering suitable student housing, transportation links and social amenities. You will find regular trains to Canterbury, London, etc.

    Old and New Dover Road

    If you want to enjoy and live a high life, this area is excellent and pretty expensive compared to the other regions of the city.


    It is a small village and 4 miles away from Canterbury. There's less population in this area, but the housing prices are at their lowest rates.


    Living in this small village is like a time capsule of the past town. It offers a beautiful home, a wildlife park and access to amenities and transportation links.

    Ideal cost of living in Canterbury

    Canterbury is quite affordable compared to the big cities in the UK. The cost of living in Canterbury is £1,468.9/per month, including rent, food, transportation, etc. Your tuition fees will not be included in the monthly expenses in Canterbury.

    The student housing in Canterbury will range between £111 to £253 per week.

    On average, the cost of food will be around £273.14/per month. Eating out will cost you a lot, say, if you dine at a restaurant, you will spend £19.80/per meal, while Mc Donald's meal will cost you £6.19.

    Please bear in mind the cost of your monthly expenses will depend on your lifestyle. You can use the cost of living calculator for more information.

    Best travel transportation service in Canterbury

    The local bus system which runs in Canterbury and East Sussex is the Stagecoach. Canterbury is Kent's central public transport, so students can easily commute from one place to another. You can look for information regarding the routes and the timings. Some universities have partnerships to provide students with concessions in daily travel.

    Bus: The bus is the best way to commute. For a single day, a student needs to pay £ 3.30.

    Train: There are two train stations in Canterbury, which are Canterbury West and Canterbury East. They operate in London and Dover Priory.

    Bike: Biking is always the most eco-friendly and reliable option. Invest in it and rent a bike so that commuting becomes easy.

    There are three types of student passes available in Canterbury: UniRider, Uni Of Kent 7 Day MegaRider and Uni of Kent DayRider.

    Canterbury Tourists Attractions

    Canterbury Cathedral

    It has a historical and cultural significance in the UK as it is one of the oldest Christian structures in England. It is visited by many for inspiring Canterbury tales, architecture and design.

    Marlowe Theatre

    This makes an excellent start for cultural learning, while Westgate parks offer a quiet, beautiful rest from the busy streets of the inner city.

    The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

    You can call it a museum, an art gallery or a cultural venue that houses collections of fine arts, ancient artifacts and the history of Canterbury.

    Top universities near Canterbury

    Canterbury Christ Church University

    It achieved its public status in 2005 and ranks #1001-1200 in QS World University Rankings, offering 290 UG and 98 PG programs. The university is home to many international students from across the globe.

    University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

    This is a public university founded in 1907, offering specialised programs in arts, architecture, design and media. It ranks # 151-200 in QS WUR Ranking By Subject, having 60 UG and 59 PG programs.

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    Q. How to book my student apartment in Canterbury?

    A. You simply have 3 easy steps to follow as given below: a) Select your favorite accommodation. b) Pay the security deposit if required. c) Thereafter, the booking is confirmed for you. Don’t worry if you are stuck in the process as our experienced staff is there to provide all the needed guidance.

    Q. What are the different types of rooms available in Canterbury?

    A. University Living aims to provide Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) to its students. There are three room types available to the students. The first one is the Shared room type wherein you will have to share the bedroom, washroom, and all common areas. En suite is the type of room where you will get some privacy and you will have your own bedroom and washroom, whereas you will have to share the common spaces. Finally, there is studios where you will have complete privacy as it will be like a small self-contained unit.

    Q. What about accommodations for a short duration?

    A. We also provide accommodation to students for a short period. If you are coming for a summer semester or an exchange program you can contact us and we will provide you with accommodation for a short duration as well.

    Q. When should I book my student accommodation?

    A. There is no ideal time to book your accommodation, it is said that the earlier you book your accommodation the better it will be as it will give you more options to choose from and you will get the best price for your property.

    Q. Do you provide any discounts on bookings?

    A. Yes, if you book your accommodation in advance our accommodation experts can help you with the best price for your accommodation. We also provide offers and vouchers if you book your accommodation at the right time.

    Q. Are there any on-site amenities that I can use while I stay at the property?

    A. Yes, students booking their accommodation with University Living can enjoy several on-site amenities such as a games room, study room, gym, barbecue, and much more. All these will be included in your rent.

    Q. Do I need to pay any security before booking?

    A. You can get in touch with our experts and they will help you with the same as some of the properties might ask for the security deposit while others might not.

    Q. What is the rent in the city like?

    A. In Canterbury, the properties start from 127 pounds and go to 163 pounds a week. You can use the filter section on our page and find the apt accommodation according to your budget.