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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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  • 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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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 Truro as a student

Truro, Cornwall is a Cornwall’s only city and is home to the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro Cathedral and Cornwall’s Courts of Justice. Also in Truro is Truro College which is attached to the Combined Universities in Cornwall and the University of Exeter Medical School.

The Penryn Campus of Cornwall is occupied by both the University of Exeter and Falmouth University and has flats of six to eight with en suite bedrooms and shared kitchens. Students have a choice of single room with double beds or shared rooms with study beds or bunk beds.

Private accommodation options include townhouses, student house shares, and en-suite master and double rooms as well as luxury double en-suite rooms. There is also a selection of shared housing, which is popular with students from both Universities. If you require any additional information, we have student guides available for you to read online. We have over 20 years experience in supporting students to find accommodation. If you are ready to start looking for accommodation, begin your search with us on where we currently list a range of accommodation options. Our website can be used to enquire with the accommodation directly or to contact our team for any further assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Most students look for shared housing in Truro 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 Truro?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Truro 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 student accommodation in Truro?

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Truro. 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 Truro 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 Truro?

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 Truro. 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 Truro halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Truro 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 Truro 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.