Student Accommodation Cambridge
Home to one the world's leading most well reputed universities, Cambridge is one of the best places to live and study in the UK. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Cambridge.
Student properties in Cambridge
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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.
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Living in Cambridge as a student
Cambridge is well known for being the home of the prestigious University of Cambridge – which is actually a confederation of Colleges, Departments, Faculties and Schools. There are 31 Colleges all together, each of which is governed by their own regulations and statutes. With over 11000 staff and 18000 students spread throughout these 31 colleges, life at Cambridge University certainly won’t be boring!
As with any other University though, there is much more to life at Cambridge than just studying. Cambridge itself is packed full of adventure and fun with lots of activities to keep you occupied when you aren’t in lectures. From impressive art galleries to buzzing live music venues and even a vibrant dance and theatre scene, Cambridge is packed full of culture.
If you like to be out and about, for example, you could take a punting tour down the River Cam or cycle around the city. You could even pack a picnic and head to the local park, or join in one of the many walking tours on offer to really get a feel for the place you are studying in.
There are also lots of places to get fed and watered in Cambridge, with something to suit all tastes. In fact, Cambridge is home to some of the best pubs in the UK and there are lots of coffee shops and tea rooms as well. There are also plenty of opportunities for fine dining – handy when mum and dad come to visit!
With all these things to do, Cambridge is definitely the place to study if you want to be somewhere which is beautiful and packed full of history and tradition. We have a variety of student accommodation on offer in Cambridge, so take a look below to find the perfect place for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Cambridge? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
Cambridge is home the The University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University.