Lawton Road, City Centre, Loughton, IG102AA
Student Accommodation Loughton
Located close to London, Loughton is home to a campus of the University of Essex
Student Properties in Loughton
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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.
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 Loughton as a student
Loughton is located in the Greater London area of England, and is home to the East 15 Acting School managed by University of Essex. Just a 30 minute ride on the Central Line from central London, Loughton is a student’s favourite.
While UoE does not provide accommodation in Loughton, the Colchester Campus with its 15 halls of residence, including university and privately managed, make up a healthy accommodation provision for the large student base. University halls offer a variety of self-catered rooms, mostly en-suite, with some communal facilities options too. Private halls are in abundance, with most of the nation’s top providers operating in the area.
The numerous private halls in Colchester provide students with a good range of options. Standard en-suite rooms all the way to larger self-contained studios are on offer, with a good choice of attractive amenities. Most halls are purpose built buildings, some more modern that other to suit everyone’s needs and budgets. Other accommodation options, such as flats and houses are available in town. While perhaps not the most budgetary-savvy option, students who prefer to live in London while studying in Loughton can do so. London is abundant with private-managed halls, although they are usually located in more central locations, Living in halls in Essex is a fantastic option too—the Acting School’s students really do have a plethora of convenient locations to choose from. Settling in Loughton is a perfect choice for students of the Acting School who wish to experience life in a more traditional tenancy after tasting the hall life. The beautiful surrounding area which includes Epping Forest gives an opportunity to try a variety of fantastic out-door activities such as horse riding or cycling. Moving in with a larger group of friends of 4 or more remains the students’ favourite, as it allows for greater flexibility in location—closer or further from the town’s centre—as well as driving down individual costs, all while giving great options between modern and period building, furnishing type or even the presence of a much sought-after garden. Smaller flats are a good option for those who hope to move in with their partner or a smaller number of flatmates. There usually is a good supply of both flats and houses in Loughton, most of which are managed by landlords and agents who specialise in student renting. Many have an excellent reputation for catering to the exact needs and wants of students, making them a safe bet.
If you are in need of more information read our in-depth city guides. When you are ready to find your new student home, head on over to accommodationforstudents.com and start your search. Our simple search tool will allow you to find the right type and size of accommodation and will allow you to enquire directly with the property of your choice! We are proud of our 20 years’ experience in helping students find the right accommodation for themselves. We usually list a good selection of properties on our websites, so you are sure to finds something that suits you perfectly. You can always get in touch with us if you need additional support—our dedicated team is always eager to help!