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iQ Alice House

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The Spireworks

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Oxford (UK)
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West Way Square

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Oxford (UK)
£280/week
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Beech House

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Oxford (UK)
£230/week
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Dorset House

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Oxford (UK)
£206/week
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Oxford (UK)
£225/week
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The Mews

1.55 miles
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Oxford (UK)
£195/week
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The Park

2.50 miles
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Oxford (UK)
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Student Castle Oxford Oxford (UK)
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Slade Park Oxford (UK)
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Slade Park

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Cambridge Terrace Oxford (UK)
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Stonemason House Oxford (UK)
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About Oxford

Living in Oxford is like being on a carpet of green grass, you will feel far from parks, gardens and green spaces. Throughout the city, you will be surrounded by natural beauty and a warm welcoming atmosphere! But, that’s not all, it is home to two prestigious universities and 40,000 students, and provides many affordable options of student accommodation in Oxford that make it all the more appealing in the eyes of the students. 

Oxford is a youthful city with plenty of things to do for students. The campus of Oxford offers students the opportunity to join clubs or societies of interest, such as music, arts, politics, news, cultural groups, and many others.

Oxford is a student-safe city, the UK's learning centre. Living in Oxford allows you to be in the knowledge economy where science, technology, and innovation thrive. You also enjoy the galleries, museums, and arts just around the corner, which will interest everyone.

Oxford is a city with only a population of 150,000, where 40,000 comprises students. Apart from being an educational city, it is also known as the city boasting its picturesque greenery, architecture, and history.

This is not just an ideal location for the students but for many tourists alike! Just an hour's ride by train, anyone can reach the city of dreaming spires and this place is full of them! When it comes to architecture, history, gardens, gothic spires and a large number of buildings, it takes the title among any other cities in the United Kingdom

When we look at the history of Oxford, the early settlement dates back to the Saxon period. And, during the Norman period, it grew to have national importance. The University of Oxford played an important role in and dominated the activity within this town. 

Student Accommodation in Oxford

Oxford has a vibrant student community as it is one of the top study destinations in the world. The city of Oxford is flocked for its universities and affordable private student accommodation in Oxford. The university is what contributes to a thriving student population.

But you should know that during high peaks, there's a high demand for student accommodation in Oxford, United Kingdom which can pose a challenge in finding a student home. That's why you should book early with University Living.

You will discover a wide range of student rooms under the student housing option that will cater to your needs and budget, and the best part about the Oxford student accommodations is that they are in prime areas and close to many universities.

Whether you are looking for a studio apartment, suite, en-suite room or shared student accommodation in Oxford, they range from luxury to budget-friendly prices. University Living simplifies finding the best student home in Oxford, which will be according to your requirements.

Top Demanded Student Accommodation in Oxford

You have to know the categories of student accommodation in Oxford to understand them and make a better choice. Before you decide to take an abode and rent it, always look at the budget, location, safety, security, facilities and your personal preferences.

Student Housing: If you want to find student rooms in Oxford, student housing caters mainly to providing a wide range of private or shared rooms; they offer these rooms at a good deal. The rooms are fully furnished with amenities and inclusive utility bills.

Studio: It is a type of student housing in Oxford that comes with a single bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen apartment. 

Suites: A student room in Oxford that consists of a big living space where it comes with a kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. 

Ensuites: This is a type of single-student room that has no partition of the different rooms. 

Private Student Apartment: If you seek furnished student accommodation in Oxford, then this will be an ideal choice. 

Sharing Accommodation: As the name suggests, you can either take a shared room or a shared apartment. Whatever you decide, they will come with furnishings, combined with facilities and yes, even the utility bills are part of the rent. 

Homestays: Most students choose this type of student accommodation as it provides a homely experience to live with the local hosts. 

University Halls: They are on-campus accommodation and differ from private student accommodation in Oxford. A student who wants to stay on campus chooses to stay in university halls as it is easier to transition into college life.

Top student accommodation in Oxford:

1. The Spireworks Oxford

2. West Way Square Oxford

3. Student Castle Oxford 

4. Cambridge Terrace Oxford

5. The Park Oxford

6. Stonemason House Oxford

7. iQ Alice House Oxford

8. Slade Park Oxford

9. Between Towns Court Oxford

Cost of living in Oxford City

Living in Oxford is more expensive than in most cities like Birmingham or Manchester. Staying in Oxford will cost you £820/month, excluding your tuition fees. The cost of student housing will range between £165/week to £333/week and they are the most affordable type of accommodation you can find in Oxford.

Please be mindful that the cost of living in Oxford will depend upon your lifestyle.

Eating out is expensive in Oxford, United Kingdom but it can slightly vary depending on the location and your eating habits. On average, a course meal in the mid-range will cost about £44/person. The food in local pubs and cafes might differ compared to high-end restaurants. If you like to cook meals at home and save money, it will cost an average of £230/month. 

1. Rent for student accommodation in Oxford: starts from £708/ month onward

2. Cost of Food and Grocery: £500-£800/ month

3. Cost of Gas and electricity: £150-£200/ month

4. Cost of Internet & mobile phone: £100-£200/ month

5. Cost of Dinner at a restaurant: £200-£400/ month

6. Cost of Laundry: £50-£80/ month

7. Cost of Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £40-£100/ month

Best Travel Transportation Service in Oxford

Oxford has excellent and well-connected public transportation like the bus and trains. You can travel anywhere using these modes of transportation. Oxford is also a bike-friendly city, and many students and the population opt to cycle to universities.

Buses: Buses are the best and easiest way of travelling within the city, town, and surrounding suburbs. If you take a single ride, that will cost around £2.5. So, it's best to always take a monthly or yearly pass, And as a student, you can avail of the bus discounts too. 

Trains: If you seek to travel long distances, like exploring the other cities of the UK including Birmingham, London, and many other cities. 

Oxford Tourist Attractions

1) Oxford Botanic Garden

This is an ideal place for students to visit as it is free for students with a valid ID card. If you love flora, this garden is home to many plants and flowers as it is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the UK.

2) Radcliffe Camera

Suppose you are a student studying at Oxford University. In that case, you have the perks of using your student ID as this place is reserved only for Oxfordians and those holding a Bodleian Libraries reader's card. It is an iconic place in the UK and a working library too.

3) Port Meadow

This is a large meadow in the county park in Oxford that allows you to enjoy nature and swim in the east corner of the field. It is only 1 mile from the north centre and can be reached by bike or foot.

4) South Park

If you want to take some time out from your mundane student life, you can head out to this park that offers nothing more than peace, serenity and tranquillity. It’s quite a favourite place of the Instagrammers. 

Top Universities in Oxford

1) University of Oxford

This is one of the world's oldest English-speaking universities, ranking # 3 in QS World University Rankings. They offer 62 UG and 347 PG programs and are available for scholarships. The university is home to 22,000 students, making Oxford City a young student city for its population.

2) Oxford Brookes University

It is a public university that laid its foundation in 1865 and is one of the best modern British universities. They rank # =413 in QS World University Rankings, offering 182 UG and 127 PG programs. The average tuition fee at Oxford Brookes University is $14900.

3) The City of Oxford College

It was founded in 1960 and branched out into many colleges till it received the name City of Oxford College. The colleges offer many vocational programs, and most international students come to study the English language in the college.

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Q. How to find student accommodation in Oxford ?

A.University Living is a leading student housing platform where you can search, compare, and book Oxford student accommodation. You have the option to choose the accommodation based on your location, price, amenities, and other preferences that meet your needs and requirements.

Q. Types of student housing options are available in Oxford

A.There's the student housing offering student rooms like studios, suites, and en-suites. Another type of off-campus accommodation in Oxford is the student apartment, which is available for all types of occupancy.

Q. Where do students stay in Oxford?

A.Some of the best student housing in Oxford are iQ Alice House Oxford (UK), West Way Square Oxford (UK), Beech House Oxford, Dorset House Oxford, etc.

Q. Where is the cheapest place to live in Oxford as a student?

A.Stonemason House Oxford (UK) is the cheapest student accommodation in Edinburgh. It starts from £180/week, offering fully-furnished studio rooms equipped with modern amenities and inclusive of utility bills.

Q. How much does student accommodation cost at Oxford?

A.The student studio room cost £206/week; while a student en-suite cost £206/week. A private student apartment will fetch you £270/week while a shared student accommodation will cost £240/week.

Q. Are there any short term student accommodations available for rent in oxford?

A.This will depend upon the property; some provide short-term rentals for weeks, months, etc. While selecting accommodation with University Living, our experts will suggest some of the short-term student housing in Oxford.

Q. Can I pay my room rent in Installments?

A.You can pay your rent in three installments with a UK-based guarantor. If you do not have one, we can provide you with a guarantor. Get in touch with our experts, who will guide you in the process. You have to pay a non-refundable deposit of £100 as a security deposit and £250 for damaged deposits of the accommodation.

Q. What is the best time to book student accommodation in oxford?

A.We suggest booking accommodation straight after you get that offer letter from your university. Booking accommodation early gives you discounted prices, getting the best accommodation. It's hassle-free instead of waiting for the last moment.

Q. Can I change my rooms after booking an accommodation ?

A.Yes, you can change your room if you are not happy with one! We at University Living have a rent replacement service where we help you find another room. You will be assigned a dedicated staff to help you through the process and find a room in under 60 days

Q. Can I do a virtual tour of rooms before making a payment ?

A.Yes, you can have a virtual tour before booking your student home in Oxford. You can make a request with our agents, and they will schedule a date and time of your convenience and get you a virtual tour of the place.

Q. Can I choose my roommate at a time to book Student accommodation in oxford?

A.If you want to share accommodation with a friend, you are more than welcome to do so. You can opt for a shared student room or apartment and stay with your friend with the guidance and assistance of our agents.

Q. Is there any need for a guarantor to Book Student housing in oxford?

A.Yes, if you plan to pay your rent in installments. You need to provide a UK based guarantor for assurance.

Q. Is Oxford good for student life?

A.Oxford is young, with a third of the population at the age of 30. It is a cultural student city and home to two of the major two universities in the world. It offers the best quality of life for students as it has lush green landscapes and other forms of entertainment surrounding it.

Q. What is the average Cost of Living in Oxford for International students?

A.The cost of living in Oxford is £1100/month. This will include rent, food, transportation, and other miscellaneous expenses. This will not include your tuition fees.

Q. Can I share my rooms with my friends?

A.Yes, you can opt for a shared student accommodation.

Q. What is the cost of private accommodation in Oxford for students?

A.The starting price of private accommodation in Oxford will range from £180 onward. It also depends upon the location of the place.

Q. What is the duration of rent agreement for students?

A.The duration of the rent agreement for students in Oxford will be for the full academic year of the university session.

Q. What amenities do you have while booking a student accommodation in Oxford ?

A.The amenities provided by student accommodation in Oxford are Furnished rooms, Laundry Room, Storage Space, Kitchen, Study Room, Common Area, Microwave, Pool Table, Vending Machine, Bicycle Storage, etc.