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    Everything about Student Accommodation Southampton

    Southampton is a major coastal town with a historical past dating back to the Stone Age. With medieval architecture gracing the entire town along with inspirational art galleries and interesting museums, Southampton has a lot to offer visitors and locals alike. The Tudor House and Garden is one of the most important buildings in the town as it stands tall exposing over 800 years’ worth of Southampton’s past. The town is also famous for its professional Premier League football club, Southampton FC.
    An advanced AI and tech-enabled platform, University Living helps facilitate prompt booking for student accommodations in Southampton. Apart from this, their team of experts assist students through the entire accommodation booking process, right from the moment they receive their offer letter to when they have to settle in their room. University Living focuses on purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) and till date, the company has successfully partnered with a wide portfolio of property providers across the world. They offer student accommodations with approximately 1 million beds in more than 210 cities.

    Discover Southampton
    Those who are new to Southampton must visit Southampton Town Walls, begin at Bargate and work their way along the medieval wine vaults while taking pictures of the waterfront. For the shopaholics, the town has plenty of high-end stores at Westquay which has all the famous brands that you could look for. A history buffs’ delight, Holyrood Church was one of the five original churches that served the old walled town. After it was attacked with bombs during The Blitz in WW2, the now-remaining ruins were preserved, with the site being dedicated as a memorial to the slain sailors of the Merchant Navy.

    Housing for students in Southampton
    Home to two major universities, the quaint town has a large number of students from all around the world looking to make the most of the university experience. The living cost in the city is less when compared to the other major cities in the south of England which is another reason why students prefer to study here. With almost all types of accommodation options ranging from purpose-built student accommodation Southampton to shared apartments, there is something for everyone.

    Experiencing Southampton as a student
    Before you go off to university, here’s the thing, being a student and experiencing that life is not just confined to the four walls of your lecture hall. You’ll be going out and enjoying the bustling city, exploring the different cultures and getting to spread your wings. Well, the city has a strong student community of over 30,000 of different cultures and religions, all of whom are welcomed with an open heart. Whether you love being lost in nature or prefer to indulge in an electric night-time party, there is something unique and exciting for every type of student.

    Universities in Southampton
    Established in the year 1862 as the Hartley Institution, the University of Southampton has now grown to include seven campuses, of which one is in Winchester and the other one in Malaysia. The university is also one of the founding members of the Russell Group and Worldwide Universities Network, and at present has more than 25,000 students enrolled from around 140 different countries. Based in the heart of Southampton, Solent University is divided into multiple faculties and currently has more than 11,000 students enrolled, with the vast majority undergraduates and post-graduates.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the different types of student accommodation in Southampton?
    University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

    What are the different types of student rooms in Southampton?
    The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/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.

    Does my accommodation offer any onsite amenities?
    All properties listed by University Living comes with a wide range of onsite amenities such a laundry room, gym, cinema room, study area, courtyard, bike storage, fully-fitted kitchen, and plenty more.

    When should I book my student home Southampton for September intake?
    It is better to book a student home as early as possible because you will get more choices and best offers on room bookings. 6 months in advance can be considered an ideal time so don’t wait for the last moment.

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

    What are the best areas for students to live in Southampton?
    Southampton offers a vibrant student life such that you'll always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. Portswood, Highfield, Swaythling, Bassett, Shirley, City Centre, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and culturally diverse areas to live as a student in Southampton.

    Where can I stay while doing a language course in summer?
    Students doing short-term language courses can stay in fully-furnished student accommodations offered by University Living. You can book these accommodations by visiting the summer stay option on our website.

    Can I stay at my student apartment only for a semester?
    Yes. University Living offers accommodations for students who go on a semester exchange programme. They provide student housing on a short term basis in 30+ cities across the world.