Student Accommodation Lincoln
A popular student destination, this historic city is home to a modern University. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Lincoln including student houses, flats and halls.
Student properties in Lincoln
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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 Lincoln as a student
Lincoln, a cathedral city and a county town of Leicestershire is home to 18,000 students from University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University. Its history reaches the Iron Age, although it was properly established by the Romans who named it ‘Lindum Colonia’. The city is most famous for its cathedral, a perfect example of English Gothic architecture as well as the 11th century Lincoln Castle.
There are 29 halls in the city, most of them operated by the University of Lincoln. Students can expect most rooms to be either en-suite or self-contained studios, but there are ca. 100 rooms which share sanitary facilities with other residents. Private halls are abundant and so is their room offer. En-suite rooms are a private hall standard; same can be expected from self-contained studios which year in year are among the most popular choices. Private halls also offer a good range of amenities, including well-furnished social spaces such as common or games rooms. Sometimes, one can find halls with gyms and even private cinemas.
Other accommodation options are on offer too. Students of Lincoln’s universities seem to favour renting with a larger group of 4 or more friends. Such an arrangement helps drive down per-tenant costs and gives more flexibility in choosing room size, location, and furnishing type. Students who rent larger houses often benefit from access to the much sought-after gardens which provide that bit of private space outside, so needed during these unprecedented times. Flats are also a students’ favourite, as they benefit from a more central location in town and often offer a more cosy atmosphere than a more spacious house. Students are likely to choose this type of property if they prefer living with fewer flatmates or hope to move in with their partner. Landlords and estate agents usually manage flats and houses; many in Lincoln have a great reputation for catering to students exact needs and wants, as they specialise in renting to the city’s large student population.
If you are looking for more information about the city you can read our guides online. If you are ready to find accommodation, start your search on accommodationforstudents.com. We have over 20 years of experience of helping students find a place to live and we currently list a good choice of student accommodation. You can use our website to enquire directly with the accommodation or get in touch with our team to get some additional support. We are looking forward to helping you find your new student home!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Lincoln? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
Lincoln is home to Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln.
Bishop Grosseteste University
Named after the Bishop of Lincoln in the 13th Century, this university has a lot to offer. As a smaller university it has around 2,300 students.
University of Lincoln
The University of Lincoln can its origins back to 1861 and obtained university status in 1992.
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