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    £1,715/month
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    £1,866/month
    City Centre Studio 8 with Kitchenette, Free Wifi and Smart TV with Netflix by Yoko Property Durham
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    £1,900/month
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    £1,967/month
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    £1,991/month
    Cozy 3-Bedroom Home in the Heart of South Shields Durham
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    £2,200/month
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    £2,400/month
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    Everything about Student Accommodation Durham

    Durham is a small city with a gorgeous history. Students are attracted to this city as the universities here have a reputation as one of the best higher education institutions in the UK. There are many colleges spread across Durham, and no matter in which you are studying, you will find great student accommodation in Durham.

    University Living offers high-qual ity and great-value student apartments in Durham with bills included, but it also offers a wide range of room types. You can search based on your preferred location, price, amenities, and other personal preferences. 

    Ranging from budget single ensuite rooms to studio apartments for individuals to cluster flats and studio rooms for those who want to stay in a group, you can find it all. The accommodations here are fully equipped with fantastic amenities. 

    Different types of flats available include:

    Flats: Your ensuite room will be a shared living space. Double beds, fitted wardrobes, and plenty of storage are common. In addition to that, the flats have beautifully equipped kitchens or living rooms and TVs.

    Studios: The private studio is perfect for single occupancy or a couple. It's an ensuite with all the facilities you need. It is just the perfect student housing in Durham.

    Twins: These are ideal for two friends or family members. It's available in different layouts, fitted wardrobes, and lots of storage. Generally, this has two single beds or two double beds, depending on the room size.

    The student housing in Durham is designed to provide comfort to the students. Some of the best-recommended accommodations are Chapel Heights and St Giles Studios, etc.

    Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Durham

    Durham is slightly expensive, and with the availability of student accommodation, it is offering students more affordable options yet high-quality and offers a comprehensive package like amenities and utility bills. 

    Student Housing: The student housing is located in excellent locations so that you can enjoy both academic as well as social life. The city center is generally within walking distance from these properties, where you can find some of the renowned hang-out spots. 

    Private Apartments: You can enjoy a wide range of facilities such as card-operated laundries, games rooms, onsite gyms, private study space, and much more while staying in the private student apartments in Durham. In the locality, you can find different restaurants and cafes where you can have amazing food.

    University Halls: University halls give you a few options for choosing your roommate. These residence halls provide rooms with planned meals. If you like peace, you will not find staying in these halls. 

    About Durham

    Durham is a magnificent county in North East England. You can discover breathtaking scenery, award-winning attractions, world-class exhibitions, festivals, and events. Although you may not anticipate a specific course to be your major, Durham comprises seventeen different academic institutions. This is where you will likely reside for the first year of college and possibly longer.

    Finest Student Areas to Live in Durham

    Claypath: The location makes for an excellent student room in Durham, as it is only 7 minutes from the University of Durham. It's also near New College Durham .This well-known neighborhood is close to Durham's Student Castle, which is home to a large number of restaurants and clubs. You can find different cities' retail and entertainment centers, which are located close to Claypath Lane and another well-known route.

    Houghhall Court: The area makes for top-notch student apartments in Durham as it is only 2 minutes away from the University of Durham as well as 10 minutes from New College Durham. This renowned neighborhood, not too far from the city center, is home to a large number of Durham eateries and bars where you can hang out with your friends.

    Ideal cost of living in Durham for students

    Durham has a bit of a high living cost of £770/month, entailing the cost of rent, food, transportation, and many other expenses.

    The rent cost of student housing in Durham will range starts from £145/week.

    As for the cost of food, it's advisable to cook your meals at home and save money on groceries. The cost of your groceries £200/month as compared to eating meals at a restaurant mid-range restaurant cost £15 food chain meals will be £7/ person.

    Best travel transportation services in Durham 

    Durham Tourist Attractions

    Durham is easy to get around by walking, but there are a lot of hilly areas to negotiate. 

    Buses: There are local buses that operate in Durham and its surrounding areas run by Arriva and Go North East. There's also the Cathedral bus that has drop points at the university, park, cathedral, and marketplace in Durham. 

    Trains: The train station is on the East Coast Main Line and can reach London in less than three hours and less than two hours from Edinburgh. 

    Famous Universities in Durham

    Durham University 

    Durham University is a public research university ranked # 78 in the QSWorld University Rankings. It offers 99 UG and 204 PG programs in Engineering, Science & Technology, Arts & Humanities, and many more. 

    New College Durham

    New College Durham is an independent college in Durham founded in 1977. It ranks #1371 in the QS World University Rankings (2022) and #106 in the US News and World Report Rankings (2022). 

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    Q. What are the best areas for private student accommodation in Durham?

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    Some of the best areas for student apartments in Durham are Ernest Place, The Viaduct, Chapel Heights, Church Street, etc.

    Q. When should I start looking for Durham student accommodation?

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    It is said that you should book your accommodation as soon as possible to get the best deals and offers. Therefore you should book your accommodation once you get your offer from your university and you finalize everything.

    Q. Do you offer student accommodation in Durham for short-term stays?

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    Student accommodations in Durham do provide short-term stays for the students. For this, you need to review the booking policies carefully while making any reservations.

    Q. Are there different types of student housing in Durham, UK?

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    Yes, there are different types of student housing in Durham UK. The different types of student housing include studios, ensuite rooms and shared rooms.

    Q. Which is the closest off-campus student accommodation in Durham?

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    The closest off-campus student accommodation in Durham are Whinney Hill, Alexandria Crescent, Quayside Lofts etc.

    Q. Can I receive discounts on student rooms in Durham?

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    Yes, you can get any discounts or offers on accommodations at the time you book your accommodation which varies from property to property. You can book your student accommodation in Durham through the University Living website to get splendid discounts or offers.

    Q. How much rent does one pay for student apartments in Durham?

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    One can pay the rent of £1700 to £2200 for the student apartments in Durham but the rent depends from property to property.

    Q. How much money will I spend on bills in Durham?

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    Typically the utilities bills are included in student accommodations in Durham. However, it depends on individual property but if you are paying for the bills it will cost approximately £200.

    Q. Can I view my private student accommodation in Durham before booking?

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    Yes, you can view the private accommodation in Durham before booking. At University Living we provide assistance to students who want to take a look at their room. Through our virtual tour, students can get an overview of the accommodation they will be staying in.

    Q. Can I share a room with a friend at my student accommodation in Durham?

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    Yes, you and your friend can share the same accommodation but make sure to read all the terms and conditions and check the availability in the property before making any kind of booking.