Student Accommodation Mansfield
Surrounded by stunning countryside this lovely town is home to University Centre Mansfield and is close to the university town of Nottingham.
Student Properties in Mansfield
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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 Mansfield as a student
Located in the picturesque Maun Valley is Mansfield, a large market town with convenient transport links to Nottingham. Nottingham Trent University in cooperation with Vision West Nottinghamshire College provides degree-level courses in Mansfield. Many commute to Nottingham to work and study at University of Nottingham and NTU which have a combined student population of ca. 70,000 students.
Nearest student halls are located in Nottingham, where there are 46 of them. Both catered and self-catered options are available with standard, en-suite and studio rooms typically on offer in uni-managed halls. Private sector operates in Nottingham too, with a large number of halls of residence made available to students. En-suite rooms are a standard now, with some student opting to upgrade to a more luxurious self-contained studio. A range of attractive amenities such as cinemas, gyms and games rooms further enhance a private hall experience. Renting with a group of 4 or more friends in Mansfield is a fantastic options for those hoping to get away from the hustle and bustle of a large city such as Nottingham. Students choosing to rent together in a large house often benefit from lower per-tenant costs, flexibility in location, furnishing type and room size; a private garden is an especially sought after feature many students renting a house will appreciate. Flats and apartments are a good option too if one wishes to move in with one’s partner or if one simply prefers fewer flatmates than one would have in a larger property. Flats typically benefit from a more central location in town and are often located in beautiful period houses. These properties—houses and flats—are most commonly managed by landlords and estate agents many of which specialise in renting to students. There are many in Mansfield which have an excellent reputation.
For more information, turn to our comprehensive online guides. When you are ready to start search, head on to accommodationforstudents.com where our intuitive search tool will allow you to tailor the search results exactly to your needs. We usually list a good selection of properties so you are sure to finds something that suits you. We understand that looking for a new student home may be stressful. If you ever feel like needing a bit of support, our dedicated team is always on stand-by to answer any questions. With 20 years’ experience in helping students find their perfect student accommodation, we are proud of the work we are doing.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Mansfield? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
When is the best time to look for accommodation in Mansfield?
Most students look for shared housing in Mansfield 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 Mansfield?
The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Mansfield will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £168 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.
What is the best way to search for accommodation in Mansfield?
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Mansfield. 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 City Centre and Near University.
How long does a tenancy agreement last for?
In Mansfield 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 Mansfield?
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 Mansfield. 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 Mansfield halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Mansfield will be £344.
How can I make sure I get my deposit back at the end of my tenancy?
All landlords and property manages in Mansfield 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.