University of Buckingham
The University of Buckingham is the oldest private university in the UK, and dates back to 1893.
A vibrant, historic market town with the University of Buckingham at its centre. Search on AFS to find student halls, houses and flats.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.
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.
The town of Buckingham is home to many students from the University of Buckingham. Buckingham is a market town close to the boarders of Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire. Within Buckingham, there are many student properties to house the student population.
The University of Buckingham offers 12 private halls, with a variety of accommodation packages for students. There is the option of en-suite rooms, couples rooms as well as standard, shared bathroom rooms. The majority of accommodation offered by the University of Buckingham is self-catered and is a short walk from the university.
Although the majority of student halls within Buckingham are owned by the university, there are many private properties that are attractive to students. Often second- and third-year students choose to move into private student houses with their peers, usually in groups of four or more. In private houses, there will usually be double bedrooms with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. Some private houses also offer garden and outdoor spaces, and may include extra amenities such as a TV licence. This type of property is offered by private landlords and letting agents who have years of experience in student properties and have supported the student community within Buckingham throughout their career.
If you wish to find out more about Buckingham then head over to our city guides, located on our website. At accommodation for students, we have over 20 years of experience. Therefore, we are confident that you will be able to find your ideal student home on our website. However, if you can’t find what you’re looking for, then you can contact a member of our team directly and they will get back to you with more information. To begin your property search, head over to accommodationforstudents.com.
Are you going to live and study in Buckingham? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
Most students look for shared housing in Buckingham 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 Buckingham 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.
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Buckingham. 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 Central and Near University.
In Buckingham 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 AFS will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Buckingham. 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 Buckingham halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Buckingham will be £344.
All landlords and property managers in Buckingham 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.
Buckingham is home to a campus of one major university.