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Student Accommodation Leeds

Search student accommodation in Leeds near main Universities. AFS has the latest available student houses, student halls, student flats, all types of student accommodation in Leeds and surrounding areas.

Student Properties in Leeds


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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 Leeds as a student

Leeds is one of the most popular student cities in the UK. With three Universities and several colleges this compact University City has over 60,000 students, making for an exciting place to study.

The University of Leeds has a strong reputation and is ranked as the 20th best University in the UK by the Times. Both the University and Leeds Beckett University offer a quality environment to study and each has an excellent Students’ Union. In addition to these two large Universities, Leeds is home to Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Arts University and University Centre Leeds,amongst others.

Leeds is the 8th largest city in the UK and offers a vibrant and student friendly social experience with a wide range of bars, clubs and restaurants. Regularly voted one of the UK’s best cities, it is recognised for great shopping and also its culture, home of Opera North as well as several museums and galleries. The city is surrounded by the Yorkshire Dales countryside and is close to a number of places of interest, including the historical city of York, making it one of the best places to study in the UK.

There is a wide range of great student accommodation in Leeds, which includes private halls of residence, house shares and apartments. Here on accommodation for students we have the widest range of accommodation currently available to start your search.

Leeds Student Guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When is the best time to look for accommodation in Leeds?

Most students look for shared housing in Leeds 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.

How much does student accommodation cost in Leeds?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Leeds will cost you £121 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £146 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.

What is the best way to search for accommodation in Leeds?

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Leeds. 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 Hyde Park and Kirkstall.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

In Leeds 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.

Is it possible to have a short term or summer only contract in Leeds?

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 Leeds. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.

How much do I have to pay for a deposit?

This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Leeds halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Leeds will be £484.

How can I make sure I get my deposit back at the end of my tenancy?

All landlords and property manages in Leeds 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.

Leeds Universities

Leeds is home to four universities, including Leeds Beckett and Leeds Arts University.