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Student Accommodation Loughborough

The University of Loughborough is know for its sport's orientated Students' Union and campus location in this small but attractive town. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Loughborough including student houses, flats and halls.

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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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Living in Loughborough as a student

Loughborough is a friendly market town located in Leicestershire, located close to Derby, Nottingham and East Midlands Airport. Loughborough University is located here with a student population of nearly 18,500. The town is most famous for the world’s largest bell foundry—John Taylor Bellfounders—which made bells for the Carillion War Memorial.

To house the 18,500 students, Loughborough has 15 student halls. Uni-managed halls offer self-catered option as well as full-board housing in a range of properties, ranging from brick two-storey houses to a large, residential tower. There is a great variety of rooms too, starting at small singles with shared sanitary facilities and standard rooms through to shared and single-occupancy en-suites.

Private halls, operated by a number of UK’s leading companies, typically offer en-suite rooms as a standard, with self-contained studios and larger rooms at the higher end of the price range. Attractive amenities located in and around private halls are without doubt a great benefit of choosing this type of accommodation.

Students who wish to move on from hall life often choose to rent a house or a flat with a larger group of 4 or more friends. Larger properties which can house groups like that benefit from lower per-tenant costs, as well as flexibility in furnishing and location—students hoping for a life in Loughborough’s bustling city centre, as well as those preferring a quieter, more suburban life are sure to find the right home. Flats and apartments are a popular choice too, especially for those looking to share with one friend or a partner. The advantage of these properties, usually located in central locations, lies in their close proximity to various attractive amenities, centres of social life such as pubs, cinemas or gyms. Be it flats, houses or apartments, this type of accommodation is usually managed by landlords or letting agents, many of whom have an excellent reputation for catering to students’ needs and wants.

Our online guides will provide you with a wide array of valuable information about the city and the area. With over 20 years of experience in helping students find the perfect place to live, is the best place to start the search for your dream university accommodation. We list a good choice of rooms, flats and houses to choose from. Our online search tools allow you to contact the accommodation providers directly, or you can choose to get in touch with our team to get additional support—we are always happy to help!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Most students look for shared housing in Loughborough 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 Loughborough will cost you £87 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £117 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 Loughborough. 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. Accommodation for Students has accommodation across the whole city including Shelthorpe and Woodthorpe.
In Loughborough 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 Accommodation for Students will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Loughborough. 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 Loughborough halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Loughborough will be £348.
All landlords and property managers in Loughborough 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.

Loughborough Universities

Loughborough is home to one major university.