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Student Accommodation Barnsley

University Campus Barnsley is a modern college situated in the heart of Barnsley town centre. Find student accommodation here today.

Student Properties in Barnsley

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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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House
  • 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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Flat
  • 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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Studio
  • 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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Homestay
  • 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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Bedsit
  • 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 Barnsley as a student

The town of Barnsley is home to the University Campus Barnsley, part of the Barnsley College, a modern teaching college offering Higher Education courses. The town of Barnsley, is a market town, located in the South of Yorkshire.

The University Campus Barnsley does not offer its own accommodation, however there is a good range of accommodation available through private providers. The properties available include shared kitchen and bathroom facilities and are primarily self-catered. The properties within Barnsley also include Wifi, electricity and gas and there is the availability of bills inclusive packages.

Many second and third years, often choose to move into the town of Barnsley into flat or house shares. These will often be provided by private Landlords or letting agents who have years of experience in student properties. There are a variety of en-suite and double rooms available, as well as rooms with garden or patio space. Many of the houses available also offer bills inclusive packages and are within walking distance of the town centre.

If you are looking to find out more about Barnsley, head over to our guides section on our website. If you wish to find accommodation in Barnsley today, you can begin your search by entering your main requirements. If you have a specific enquiry and can’t find what you’re looking for then contact a member of our team and they’ll get back to you with some additional information. With over 20 years of experience, accommodation for students is the perfect search engine to help you find your ideal student home today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you going to live and study in Barnsley? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.

When is the best time to look for accommodation in Barnsley?

Most students look for shared housing in Barnsley from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.

How much does student accommodation cost in Barnsley?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Barnsley will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £168 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.

What is the best way to search for accommodation in Barnsley?

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Barnsley. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. AFS has accommodation across the whole city including City Centre and Near University.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

In Barnsley the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.

Is it possible to have a short term or summer only contract in Barnsley?

Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on AFS will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Barnsley. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.

How much do I have to pay for a deposit?

This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Barnsley halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Barnsley will be £344.

How can I make sure I get my deposit back at the end of my tenancy?

All landlords and property manages in Barnsley are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.