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Chapel Heights

0.97 miles
Chapel Heights, Durham DH1 1SJ, United Kingdom
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£299/week
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Elvet Studios

0.88 miles
1-112 Green Ln, Durham DH1 3US, United Kingdom
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£286/week
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Duresme Court

0.46 miles
Duresme Court Newcastle Rd, Nevilles Cross, Durham DH1 4FA, United Kingdom
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£240/week
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All Saints House

12.76 miles
All Saints, Portobello Lane, Sunderland SR6 0DN, United Kingdom
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£120/week
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Dunn House

12.47 miles
50-56 North Bridge St, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland SR5 1AH, United Kingdom
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£128/week
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Norfolk Street

12.26 miles
24-26 Norfolk St, Sunniside, Sunderland SR1 1EA, United Kingdom
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£125/week
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Vita Student at Westgate Durham
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Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1TT, United Kingdom
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£254/week
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Mandale Terrace

18.73 miles
3-7 Mandale Rd, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6AD, United Kingdom
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£125/week
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18 Pitt St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5BF, United Kingdom
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£163/week
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Plummer House

13.77 miles
Market St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6NE, United Kingdom
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£209/week
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Oxford House

13.85 miles
Oxford St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AA, United Kingdom
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£155/week
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Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle NE4 9YH.
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£120/week
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About Durham

Durham is a lively and great city to live and study in the county in North East England. The city is low cost when it comes to living which means you can enjoy student life without much restrictions on the budget. The inexpensive lifestyle along with the budget-friendly options of student accommodation in Durham makes it an appealing factor to students from across the world.

The city has a rich history which can be witnessed in its architectural buildings and sites. Then, you have these beautiful scenic places, attractions, festivals and events that takes place on and off campus. Students are attracted to this city as the universities here have a reputation as one of the best higher education institutions in the United Kingdom.

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.

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 international student accommodation in Durham are fully equipped with fantastic amenities.

Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Durham

The student accommodation in Durham is designed to provide comfort to the students. If you think of renting a student home in Durham, then you should look for the budget, areas of the places, its safety, facilities and most of all your personal needs and preferences.

Student Housing: In simple terms, it is an off campus student accommodation near university that offers many types of student rooms in Durham, like studio, suites and ensuites. They are furnished, come in well equipped with facilities, and inclusive of utility bills.

Studios: The student studios in Durham are perfect for single occupancy or a couple.

Suites: These are student rooms which come with one bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and common space. There’s no partition among the rooms.

En-suite: It comes with an attached bathroom and with all the facilities you need. It is just the perfect student housing option in Durham.

Private student apartments: They are known amongst students as residential apartments which are furnished student apartments in Durham.

Shared Accommodations: 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.

Home Stays: You can enjoy in student homestay in Durham with the local and experience local life and culture living with the locals of Durham.

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.

Here are some top affordable student accommodations in Durham

1. Chapel Heights Durham

2. Elvet Studios Durham

3. Duresme Court Durham

Cost of Living in Durham

It is quite an expensive place in the northern cities, but the rent is slightly cheaper than the capital rent. If you want to live comfortably in the city, you will need an average of between £1200 to £1350 a month. This cost will entail your student rent, food, travel and other expenses.

This will not include your study fees and please keep in mind that the living expenses will vary and depend on your lifestyle.

1. Off-Campus Student Accommodation in Durham Rent: Starts from: £620/ month onwards

2. Cost of Food and Groceries: £380/ month

3. Cost of Public Transport: £70/ month

4. Cost of Clothes: £50/ month

Student Lifestyle and Living in Durham

It is no doubt a student hub and a fun city for students.This is one of the most sought-after study cities as it offers a plethora of opportunities and experiences for students. It has a young population making any newcomer feel welcome and giving you a fulfilling student experience.The city offers the best experience to live, study and relax in this calm, captivating and beautiful city.

The city of Durham is also known for its vibrancy, culture, and affordable student housing in Durham. When it comes to culture, you can explore the culture centres and sites such as Durham Castle, Ushaw: Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, Bennett Place. Oriental Museum, Duke Homestead, etc. For dining, shopping and an urban adventure, you can visit the city centre, there are lines of restaurants, cafes and shops.

Best Travel Transportation Services near student living Durham

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.

Tourist Attractions near student rentals in Durham

1. Botanical Gardens

The Durham Botanical Garden stretches about 10 hectares and is located in the suburb of the city. It is open to the public and amongst the best natural places to visit in Durham and has woodlands where you can explore the garden.

2. Gala Theatre

If you are in the mood for some gala time and watching art performances like music, comedy, cinema, etc, this is the best place for some fun entertainment with your friends. It also has a cafe plus bar inside the theatre.

3. Durham Riverside Walk

You can take a gorgeous picturesque walk at Durham Riverside walk located in the city centre. It is hard to believe, but yes, you can enjoy this natural park! There is a small waterfall that is located in the area too if you are in the mood for a dip in natural water.

Top Universities in Durham

1. University of Durham

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.

2. 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. Which is the best student accommodation in Durham?

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The most suitable student accommodation in Durham is private student accommodation. 

Q. Where do most students live in Durham?

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Some of the best student living areas in Durham are Church Street, Claypath, Gilesgate, Neville’s Cross, Whinney Hill, The Viaduct, 

Q. How to find private student accommodation in Durham?

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Search, compare and book cheap student accommodation in Durham with University Living. 

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

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This will vary and depend on property to property. If you are seeking short-term stays in Durham, our accommodation experts can help you find flexible student accommodation in Durham. 

Q. How much does student accommodation cost in Durham?

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The student rent in Durham starts from £125/week onwards. These are private student accommodations in Durham which are located close to universities, fully furnished and equipped with modern facilities. 

Q. What is the best way to search for student accommodation in Durham?

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Go to University Living, type in Durham and you will get a list of student accommodations, filter your search based on your desired location, price, occupancy type, accommodation types and other preferences. If you like something, click on Book Now!   

Q. What do I need to do to secure student accommodation in Durham?

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Book early few months before you start your study abroad journey. University Living offers the best student rooms and student apartments in Durham, search, compare and book the student housing in Durham right away! 

Q. How many types of student housing options are available in Durham?

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There are three types of student housing in Durham, they are student rooms, student apartments and homestays in Durham.    

Q. Why Students Require a Guarantor for Booking Accommodation in Durham?

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By having a guarantor, you have the flexibility to pay your student rent in Durham.  

Q. Is Durham a safe city for international students?

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Yes, Durham is a safe cand student-friendly city and offers a great environment for students to live and study in the UK. 

Q. Are student apartments affordable in Durham?

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Yes, the rent of a student apartments in Durham starts from £120/week onwards.  

Q. Can I get discounts on student housing in Durham?

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Yes, University Living provides great discounts on student residence in Durham. There are many types of discounts. 

Q. Is Durham a student-friendly city?

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Yes, it is a student-friendly city with a student population of about 10,916 studying in universities in Durham.  

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

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Yes, you can view your student room in Durham or your student apartment. Just call and make a request with one of our experts and they will book a slot. You can choose physical house viewing or online house viewing in Durham.   

Q. What are some of the best student accommodations near Durham University?

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Some of the best student accommodations near Durham University are Chapel Heights Durham, The Village at The Viaduct Durham, Houghall Court Durham, Elvet Studios Durham, Duresme Court Durham, etc. 

Q. How to pay for student accommodation in Durham?

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The student rent in Durham may be paid via debit/credit cards or bank transfer. It can either be paid in 3, 4 or 10 instalments with a UK guarantor or in full without a UK guarantor.  

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

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Yes, of course! You can take a shared student room in Durham or a shared student flat in Durham. There’s a list of properties you can select from University Living’s website.