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Student Accommodation Aberdeen

Founded in 1495, Aberdeen University offers the chance to study in Scotland's prosperous and attractive 3rd largest city. Find all types of student accommodation in Aberdeen including houses, flats and halls.

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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Spare room
  • A room available in a house share, where a group of existing housemates want to fill an empty room. A good way of getting the benefits of a house share without an established group of friends.

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Living in Aberdeen as a student

Aberdeen offers students a lot to enjoy with its location on the north-east coast of Scotland and two excellent universities. Among the attractions is a cosmopolitan community and the city is packed with historic charm; it's large enough for students to have a the benefits of living in a city but also small enough for them to travel around easily and build friendships.

The University of Aberdeen is one of the oldest in the UK and was founded in 1495 and its debating society is the oldest to be found in Scotland; in the English-speaking world, the University is the fifth oldest. It offers degrees across a wide range of disciplines with a good reputation for teaching. There's also Robert Gordon University, often referred to as RGU, which is a modern university with excellent facilities - it has been named as the UK's best modern university by the Sunday Times.

Aberdeen is also one of the UK's most prosperous regions, largely down to its oil industry, with lots of charm and creativity to make it one of the best places for students to move to and study in. It's often referred to as the Granite City and it offers students a wide range of opportunities with a thriving music and nightlife scene.

Here you will find details of private rented accommodation offered by student landlords/letting agents in Aberdeen including: student houses, student flats/apartments in Aberdeen, house shares and private halls in Aberdeen.