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Student Accommodation Bolton

The University of Bolton is a compact friendly campus located in the north west of England, close to Manchester.Start your search for stuydent acommodation here today.

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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 Bolton as a student

The town of Bolton is home to many of the 10,000 students at the University of Bolton. The town of Bolton is in the North West of England and is famous for its historic cotton mills.

Bolton has many student properties available, to cater for its growing student population. The University of Bolton has 2 university managed student halls and there are 3 halls provided by private companies. There are two packages available to students at the University of Bolton, either the bronze or silver package. The bronze package includes a single bed and general amenities such as on-suite laundry facilities and Wi-fi. The silver package includes a ¾ bed and includes an array of general amenities.

Private accommodation companies offer students single and double rooms, with the option to upgrade to a studio apartment. Many rooms in private accommodation are en-suite but will have shared kitchen facilities. Private accommodation is usually within the town of Bolton and is within walking distance of the university.

Many second- and third-year students choose to move into private student properties, often into house shares with three or more friends. Across Bolton there are many student houses, provided by private landlords and letting agents who have years of experience in supporting the student community across Bolton. Many of the properties offer double rooms and may have extra amenities such as a TV and may also offer bills inclusive packages.

At accommodation for students, we have over 20 years of experience in supporting the student population across the UK. If you want to find out more about Bolton, head over to our city guides on our website. If you wish to find your perfect student property today, start searching If you can’t find what you’re looking for then you can contact our team directly and we will get back to you with more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When is the best time to look for student accommodation in Bolton?

Most students look for shared housing in Bolton 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 Bolton?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Bolton will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £88 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.

What is the best way to search for student accommodation in Bolton?

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Bolton. 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 Bradshaw and Heaton.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

In Bolton 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 Bolton?

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 Bolton. 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 Bolton halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Bolton 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 Bolton 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.

Bolton Universities

Bolton is home to one major university.