Student Accommodation Coventry
A thriving student town popular with both students of Warwick University as well as the more centrally located Coventry University. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Coventry including student houses, flats and halls.
Student properties in Coventry
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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 Coventry as a student
Coventry is home to 62,000 students from University of Warwick and Coventry University. The UK City of Culture 2021, Coventry is built upon the River Sherbourne which nowadays remains largely hidden by buildings and infrastructure.
The large student population ensures a good provision of accommodation venues across the city. There are over 23 halls, managed either by the universities or the private providers. University accommodation offers a good variety of rooms, both self-catered and Monday-Friday full board, in a variety of sizes and standards. Students can expect shared bathroom facilities single rooms as well as superior, en-suite studios. Both universities offer various accommodation options for students with a disability too.
Private halls are operated by a variety of leading nation’s providers. New, purpose-built halls are the most numerous, but students can opt for period buildings, should they wish so. Rooms on offer vary from standard singles to larger, self-enclosed studios. Either type will benefit from a range of attractive amenities. In addition to the halls of residence there is a good range of other accommodation options.
Shared houses are always popular with students in the UK that have tried hall life and want to move on to more traditional tenancies. Driving down individual costs or the ability to choose the location and furnishing type are among many benefits of this type of renting, most popular with groups of 4 or more friends. Flats and apartments are also in good supply—this type of accommodation is particularly attractive to couples or persons preferring a smaller company of one or two flatmates. These properties are usually managed by landlords and letting agents, some of whom specialise in letting specifically to students. They often know the needs and wants of students and have an excellent reputation for it.
To find out more about Coventry or other university cities have a read of our comprehensive online guides. When you are ready to find your new student home, use our intuitive search tool at accommodationforstudents.com. We currently list a good selection of various accommodation types, so you are sure to finds something suitable! When searching with us you can enquire directly with the property of your choice, without any unnecessary intermediaries!. With 20 years’ experience in the field we understand how difficult it may be to find a new flat. That is why our dedicated team is always ready to give you some additional support, should you need it. We take pride in the work we do and want to help you find the perfect place for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Coventry? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
Most students look for shared housing in Coventry 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 Coventry will cost you £93 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £165 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 Coventry. 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 Ansty and Stoke.
In Coventry 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 Coventry. 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 Coventry halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Coventry will be £372.
All landlords and property managers in Coventry 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.
Coventry is home to one major university.