Student Accommodation Liverpool
Liverpool’s heritage and solid academic reputation attract over 70,000 students to live in the city each year. Here you can search all types of student accommodation in Liverpool, including student houses, flats, and halls.
Student properties in Liverpool
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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 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 Liverpool as a student
Liverpool, some say, is the music capital of the UK. Whether you are studying in Liverpool already or are heading here for your first year – here’s what you need to know when you are looking for student accommodation in Liverpool:
You’re probably wondering where you’re going to live while studying in Liverpool. Well, Accommodation for Students has got that covered. We’ve got the accommodation you need within your budget, from student halls to flats and houses – whichever University you go to. Whether headed to the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Hope University, or even The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Accommodation for Students has a wide array of student accommodation available in Liverpool and the surrounding areas.
Some of the most popular places for students in Liverpool to live are:
Aigburth: You may not have heard of Aigburth, but it is one of the nicest places to live in Liverpool, if not the UK. It is only 10 minutes away from the centre of Liverpool as well, it also lies on both major bus routes and the train network.
Allerton: Allerton is similar to Aigburth, having lots of parks and a vast choice of bars and restaurants, and it is home to Liverpool’s only municipal golf course. Allerton Road is the place to head if you want to shop ’til you drop.
Liverpool City Centre: If you want to be where the action is, you need to find student accommodation in Liverpool city centre - however, be prepared that the cost of living will be higher here than anywhere else in Liverpool.
Sefton Park: One of Liverpool’s most beautiful spots, Sefton Park, is minutes away from the city centre. Home to the biggest park in Liverpool is also hosting various events and festivals.
Wavertree: Wavertree is popular with students thanks to its location near the three main universities. It is also home to Liverpool’s most popular attractions, such as the Wavertree playground.
Don’t worry if your student accommodation is not located near your Uni in Liverpool. There are many ways to travel around the city. Liverpool has its own train system, Merseyrail, and a ferry. The most popular way for most students to get around is by bus or bike, as Liverpool is quite a compact city.
It’s also important to know that you will never get bored when you come to study in Liverpool. No matter what you are into or what you are learning, there is something here for everyone to enjoy:
Art: Liverpool is home to an impressive collection of art galleries, both modern and traditional, with the Walker Gallery being home to artwork from artists such as Gainsborough and Rembrant, while the Chapel Gallery focuses on more contemporary international art from names such as David Hockney.
Maritime History: Liverpool is a maritime city based on the banks of the River Mersey, so a visit to the Museum of Liverpool is a must if you want to find out the history of Liverpool port and the people who lived here.
Food and Drink: Like any big city, Liverpool has plenty of different options for food and drink - from high-street favourites to indie restaurants and even fine dining. Head to Bold Street to sample cuisine from all over the world or the Georgian Quarter to sample some real ale.
Retail: If you love shopping, you’ll love Liverpool. You’ll be spoilt for choice with shopping options - from boutique arcades and bohemian streets to farmers’ markets and inner-city shopping centres.
Sports: Liverpool is home to not one but three football clubs - Liverpool, Everton, and Tranmere Rovers. It is also home to the so-called “Golf Coast,” featuring no less than three Royal Links courses.
Wherever you are studying in Liverpool, and wherever you want to live, check out our live list of all of the student accommodation in Liverpool – from flats and studios, to student halls and houses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Liverpool? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
All landlords and property managers 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 is home to three universities including Liverpool Hope and Liverpool John Moores.
Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University has a history of 175 years and has developed a strong tradition of scholarship and research in key disciplines in that time.
Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool John Moores University can trace its origins to the Liverpool Mechanics’ School of Arts which was established in 1823.
University of Liverpool
The University of Liverpool was founded as a college in 1881 but gained its university status in 1903 when it became one of the six original ‘red brick’ civic universities.