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Student Accommodation Bournemouth

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

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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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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Most students look for shared housing in Bournemouth 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.
The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Bournemouth will cost you £97 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £166 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Bournemouth. 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. Accommodation for Students has accommodation across the whole city including Boscombe and Moordown.
In Bournemouth 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.
Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on Accommodation for Students will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Bournemouth. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.
This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Bournemouth halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Bournemouth will be £388.
All landlords and property managers in Bournemouth 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.

Bournemouth Universities

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