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    Student Accommodation Sheffield
    A metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England, Sheffield is a vibrant city very close to the countryside and national parks like the Winter Garden and the Peace Gardens that are loved a lot by people. Sheffield is a must-visit destination as there's something for everyone. From the Kelham Island, which was named as one of the top 10 coolest places to live in Britain to enjoy the city’s green places to listening to the local music, there are a lot of things to make your visit to Sheffield a memorable one. There are also many historic buildings in the city including the Grade II-listed Cutlers' Hall and 1893 Town Hall. The city is also known as the “Steel City” for to being an industrial powerhouse in the 18th century. Today Sheffield is a prosperous city with more trees per person than any other city in Europe.

    University Living is a managed student housing marketplace where students pursuing higher education abroad can browse, compare, and book student accommodation in cities like Sheffield. They offer purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) primarily, but it also provides some value-added services as well like foreign exchange or opening a bank account in your country of study, which is great for students who are travelling abroad for the first time.

    Why Sheffield
    With the largest theatre complex outside of the capital city-London, Sheffield offers a thriving music scene producing some of the best acts to grace the international stage in the last decade. The city has the largest urban glasshouse in Europe called The Winter Gardens, which is a huge indoor garden displaying more than 2,500 species of plants from all over the world. This beautiful garden is located in the city centre and is designed by architectural firm Pringle Richards Sharratt. History enthusiasts must visit the 13th century Sheffield Cathedral in the city centre which is indeed a building of special interest.

    Student Life in Sheffield
    Sheffield offers an excellent student life with world-class universities to study and a great music scene to enjoy your social life. Sheffield is well known for its love for music taking the top spot as the city with the highest number of venues with show live music. Head to Leadmill that shows live music for both established and upcoming artists. If you love shopping, then Sheffield will never let you down as the city has a thriving shopping scene with almost everything to suit all styles and tastes.

    Universities in Sheffield
    It is home to two major universities, namely the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. These two universities combined enroll a student population of over 60,000 every year which makes finding quality student accommodation in Sheffield quite challenging. Thereby, students resort to private student home which offers a wide range of room types. Sheffield can be called as the safest cities with more than 5 lac residents. It is also the largest community of artists and designers outside London.

    Where to Live as a Student in Sheffield
    Due to a large student population and a limited number of halls of residence, most of the students opt to stay in a private student room near the university campus. These private accommodations are well-built and offer a wide range of room types such as a student studio, student apartments, en-suite rooms, and more. To make your stay a comfortable one all these student accommodations provides modern amenities like a gym, card-operated laundries, games rooms, living area, communal study spaces, bike storage, vending machines, fully-fitted kitchens, outdoor courtyard, and more!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the different types of accommodation?
    University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options. Take your pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also offer short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programs.

    What are the different types of rooms?
    The major room types are:Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.Ensuite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

    How do I know my accommodation is safe?
    All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has foolproof safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

    Does my accommodation offer meals?
    Most accommodations are self-catered, but you can always ask the reception to connect you with local food delivery vendors!

    Will I get cleaning and laundry services?
    Most properties have on-site, coin-operated washing machines that make laundry a breeze. Students are expected to keep their rooms clean while common areas are looked after by maintenance staff at regular intervals. If you’re unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services at an extra fee.

    Is there Wi-Fi?
    Yes, all our accommodation have strong internet connectivity.

    Does my accommodation offer parking facilities?
    Most properties have bike storage available. Please contact your Servicing Manager to request car parking facility.

    What items should I bring while moving in?
    Students are expected to bring their own bedding, kitchen utensils, cutlery, and bathroom essentials. If that’s too much, our good friends at UniKitOut will deliver all these and more to your UK accommodation even before you move in!

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    Where do I report any issues with my accommodation?
    Please contact the on-site maintenance office or reception to report any issues.

    Do I have to vacate my room during holidays?
    Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period