Find your student accommodation in Liverpool

Student Accommodation Liverpool

Liverpool’s heritage ensures an enduring global reputation which attracts over 70,000 students to the city each year. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Liverpool including student houses, flats and halls.

Student Properties in Liverpool

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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 Liverpool as a student

Liverpool is one of the UK’s most well know cities and has become very popular with students, attracting over 70,000 each year.

The city is home to several Universities, including Liverpool University was recently ranked the 22nd best University in the UK the Times newspaper and makes it comfortably into the top 200 Universities in the world. Liverpool John Moores University is also a well-established institution with over 20,000 students and Liverpool Hope University has climbed up the rankings over the years as it continues to encourage students to attend its attractive campus. Edge Hill University is close to the city and many of its students choose to live in the Liverpool during their studies.

Liverpool has achieved global recognition for its musical heritage and in particular as the birthplace of the Beatles. The band’s history is still prominent and continues to attract tourists, while The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) was founded by Paul McCartney in the 1990’s and attracts students from all over the world.

The city is also famous for its football teams and in particular Liverpool FC, who are one of the most successful teams of all times and enjoy a fierce cross town rivalry with Everton Football club. Despite this competition, Liverpool is known as a friendly and welcoming city, integrating its large student community each year. Over the years is has benefited from extensive regeneration, particularly in the eye catching waterfront area, which is home to the Albert Dock and the Tate Liverpool – one of the UK’s leading modern art galleries. This regeneration has included the city centre which now boasts the Liverpool One shopping centre, home to a wide range of high end shops, to complement the vibrant shopping and social opportunities the City offers.

The importance of the student community is reflected in diverse range of student accommodation which is available, from house shares through to high spec studio apartments with views over the river Mersey. Start your search today on Accommodation for Students, the UK’s leading student accommodation website.

Liverpool Student Guide

Liverpool feels like such a familiar city. It’s got the perfect mix of a hectic metropolitan city like London, combined with some of the simple comforts of your hometown.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Most students look for shared housing in Liverpool 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 Liverpool?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Liverpool will cost you £93 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £132 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.

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

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Liverpool. 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 Kensington and Mossley Hill.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

In Liverpool 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 Liverpool?

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 Liverpool. 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 Liverpool halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Liverpool will be £372.

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

All landlords and property manages in Liverpool 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.

Liverpool Universities

Liverpool is home to three universities including Liverpool Hope and Liverpool John Moores.