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Student Accommodation Leicester

Home to almost 40,000 students, Leicester has two modern, forward thinking universities. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Leicester including student houses, flats and halls.

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Not sure what type of accommodation is right for you?

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 Leicester as a student

Student Accommodation - Some students prefer to make their own arrangements for student accommodation from day one and a number of students choose to move out after their first year, although the University may offer second and third year students hall places. The standard of properties in Leicester is high, and prices are reasonable from around £75 a week plus utility bills. Nearly all student properties are within walking distance of the University.

Here you will find details of private rented accommodation offered by private landlords/letting agents in Leicester including; student houses, student flats/apartments in Leicester, bed-sits in Leicester, larger housing schemes in Leicester.

Leicester Student Guide

Brimming with independent cafes, a plethora of vintage shops and three universities’ worth of students thrown into the populous, there are always new hidden gems to find in Leicester, and plenty of fun to be had.

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