Austen House is a perfect blend of privacy and entertainment, which is great for those who want to strike a balance between their academic and social life. Those who attend Solent University have a 10-minutes’ walk ahead of them. A 30-minutes’ bus ride will take you to the University of Southampton Highfield Campus. During your spare time, explore your surroundings as the accommodation is located in Southampton’s city centre.
With excellent public transport links connecting you to the entire city, traveling is no longer an issue. The nearest bus station is a 3-minutes’ walk away from the residence. When you’re planning to travel further away from the city, the Southampton Central Train Station is less than a 20-minutes’ walk away. During the evenings, take a stroll through the various parks that are close to the property, like East Park or Houndwell Park. Those who love shopping must visit the Westquay Shopping Centre, which is within walking distance as well.
The living spaces, as well as the social spaces, are built in such a way that the students can focus on experiencing university life to the fullest. From a range of social spaces to be in, there is plenty to do even when you have no plans of going out for the night. When you need to unwind, learn the chords to a new song on your guitar or play the piano in the music room.
Let your creative juices flow when you’re in the art and textiles room during your spare time. Those who can’t stay away from their cameras will love spending time in the photography room. Celebrate your birthday and share precious moments with your friends by hosting a dinner in the communal kitchen/bar area, which you can book at any time.