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Student Accommodation Preston

The modern University of Central Lancashire has gone from strength to strength and attracts over 30,000 students to this friendly northern town. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Preston including student houses, flats and ha

Student Properties in Preston

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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 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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House
  • 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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Flat
  • 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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Studio
  • 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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Homestay
  • 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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Bedsit
  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Spare room
  • 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 Preston as a student

The facilities at the University of Central Lancashire are excellent, too. Most of our academic buildings are new and have been purpose built for education. Our student halls, which are adjacent to campus, are also mostly new and are extremely popular with students. We also own and rent a number of residencies and small, terraced houses within a two mile radius of the University and so we can generally offer a place for all new students in University managed accommodation.

Here you will find details of Private rented accommodation offered by private landlords/letting agents in Preston including; student houses, student flats/apartments in Preston, bed-sits in Preston, larger housing schemes in Preston.

Preston Student Guide

Don’t let the size of Preston fool you – it has everything you’d need for study and entertainment. The central location of the university makes it very much a part of the city’s culture.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When is the best time to look for student accommodation in Preston?

Most students look for shared housing in Preston 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 Preston?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Preston will cost you £93 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £108 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 Preston?

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Preston. 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 Ashton and Ingol.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

In Preston 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 Preston?

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 Preston. 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 Preston halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Preston will be £372.

How can I make sure I get my deposit back at the end of my tenancy?

All landlords and property manages in Preston 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.

Preston Universities

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