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Student Accommodation Wakefield

An attractive City, within easy reach of the universities in Leeds and home to Wakefield college.Search here for the latest student accommodation in the city.

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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 Wakefield as a student

Wakefield is in West Yorkshire and has no universities of its own but has Wakefield College and close to University Business Centre, Leeds University and Leeds Arts University.

Privately owned accommodation in Wakefield includes newly refurbished five bed houses with shared bathrooms, single rooms to let, two room to lets and rooms in the city centre. Some offer weeks of free rent and others offer double rooms. Also on offer is a range of studio flats which included both furnished and none furnished options.

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 accommodationforstudents.com 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 Wakefield? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.

When is the best time to look for accommodation in Wakefield?

Most students look for shared housing in Wakefield 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 Wakefield?

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

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

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

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