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Student Accommodation Lancaster

The highly regarded campus based University of Lancaster is the focal point of this attractive and student focused city.

Student Properties in Lancaster


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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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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 Lancaster as a student

The historic city of Lancaster is an ideal location for students; it is the perfect University location for many people because it is packed with historical architecture and excellent university experiences.

For many students, including those from overseas, the University of Lancaster provides an excellent balance between educational excellence and an impressive student lifestyle. The city has a small train station, excellent bus services but it's also the ideal city for walking and cycling around with lots of secure places to leave bikes in town and on the University campus.

The University also offers excellent facilities, which are used by local people as well, including a cinema on the campus and lots of societies with a focus on sports. Indeed, the University of Lancaster also offers good accommodation with their halls winning the 'best university halls' title in the National Student Survey several times. There is also good provision for students wanting private accommodation as well. The University has invested heavily in its infrastructure and facilities so most of the campus is modern and well designed. Off-campus, there's a lot for students to do with excellent nightlife including bars and restaurants and for those who want to venture a little further, then Blackpool is within easy reach.

Here you will find details of private rented accommodation offered by private landlords/letting agents in Lancaster including: student houses, student flats/apartments in Lancaster, bed-sits in Lancaster and private halls of residence in Lancaster.

Lancaster Student Guide

If you want to study in a small city packed with entertainment, history and culture, Lancaster is the perfect place for you to go to university.

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Lancaster Universities

Lancaster is home to one major university.