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Student Accommodation Bournemouth

Bournemouth University has a strong reputation and benefits from a seaside location and thriving nightlife. Search on AFS to find the latest student accommodation.

Student Properties in Bournemouth

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Not sure what type of accommodation is right for you?

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 Bournemouth as a student

The seaside town of Bournemouth is home to many of the 16,000 students at Bournemouth University. Bournemouth is known for its picturesque scenery and is part of the South East Dorset Conurbation.

Across Bournemouth there are many student properties that house the students of Bournemouth. Within Bournemouth, there are 4 university managed halls, and 20 private halls. In university managed accommodation, there is the option of either standard or en-suite rooms, with the option to upgrade to packages that include gym facilities. Many of the university managed halls are either on the Bournemouth University campus or are a short walk away.

There are an array of private halls within Bournemouth, which offer first year students a viable alternative to university managed halls. Many private halls have extra facilities such as games rooms and on-site study spaces. Many of the rooms offered by private accommodation providers are double rooms with an en-suite.

Many second- and third-year students choose to move away from halls and will move into private properties. Within Bournemouth there are many private houses for students, generally suitable for groups of four or more. Student houses may also include private gardens, a TV licence and private laundry facilities, as well as parking spaces. This type of property is often provided by private landlords or letting agents who have plenty of experience in supporting the student population throughout Bournemouth.

If you wish to find out more about Bournemouth, head over to our guides section and check out the city guides. If you’re looking to find a property today, then start searching on and begin your property search. With over 20 years of experience, we have plenty of properties on offer. At accommodation for students, we strive to offer the best service possible. If you can’t find what you’re looking for on our website, then contact us directly and a member of our team will get back to you with more information.

Bournemouth Universities

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