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Student Accommodation Luton
Home to the University of Bedfordshire, Luton is know for its excellent transportation network and close proximity to London.
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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 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 Luton as a student
While to many it is most recognisable for its airport, one of London’s main international travel hubs, Luton should perhaps be best known for hosting one of the campuses of the University of Bedfordshire. Nearly 14,000 study at UoB, with a sizeable portion spending their time in Luton. Thanks to its fantastic connections to London and rest of the country, a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, Luton is a great destination for students.
There are no halls directly managed by the University in Luton, but some private halls are recommended to students. They are conveniently located on campus in a student village. Students booking there benefit from en-suite-only rooms, with standard and deluxe options available, both for 42 and 51-week contracts.
Private halls provide a good range of options too, with en-suite rooms being standard, many students opt for the more luxurious self-contained studios. Many private accommodations benefit from a great range of amenities such as private gyms and cinemas, ensuring that the social life is bustling.
Other accommodation options are, nonetheless, very popular, with many students of University of Bedfordshire choosing to rent with a group of 4 or more friends. Renting a house in such a group helps bring down individual costs and providing greater flexibility in choice of location, room sizes and furnishing type. Students will appreciate that many larger properties will have an access to a private garden—a very sough-after feature. Flats, on the other hand, often benefit from a more central location in town. They give tenants a more ‘cosy’ feel, yet not stuffy, thanks to high ceilings and large windows in period properties. Students living in Luton will appreciate fantastic transport links to central London—hopping on a Thameslink train will get anyone yearning for a big-city night out to King’s Cross St Pancras in ca. 30 minutes! Be it a flat or a house, private properties like that are typically managed by landlords or letting agents who specialise in student accommodation and there are many in Luton that have an excellent reputation for catering to students’ needs and wants.
Our in-depth online guides will tell you more about the city and the area, while our intuitive search tool at accommodationforstudents.com will let you tailor the search results exactly to your needs. Once a property piques your interest, you can enquire directly with it through our page, rather than having to go through unnecessary intermediaries! We are proud of having more than 20 years of experience in helping students find their perfect student home. If you ever require additional support, our dedicated team is always on stand-by to help and answer any questions you may have. We are looking forward to helping you find what you need at accommodationforstudents.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Luton? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
When is the best time to look for student accommodation in Luton?
Most students look for shared housing in Luton 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 Luton?
The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Luton will cost you £90 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £147 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.
What is the best way to search for student accommodation in Luton?
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Luton. 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 Farley Hill and Leagrave.
How long does a tenancy agreement last for?
In Luton 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 Luton?
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 Luton. 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 Luton halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Luton will be £360.
How can I make sure I get my deposit back at the end of my tenancy?
All landlords and property manages in Luton 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.
Luton is home to a main campus of the University of Bedfordshire.