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Student Accommodation Winchester

A historic city, which is home to the compact University of Winchester, which welcomes around 5,000 students every year. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Winchester including student houses, flats and halls.

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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 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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Living in Winchester as a student

Winchester is home to The University of Winchester and a school of the University of Southampton formally known as the Winchester School of Art. Major landmarks include Winchester Cathedral which is one of the largest in Europe and the oldest public school in the UK: Winchester College, which even uses some of its original buildings!

University owned accommodation includes catered halls with study bedrooms that are larger than average. Other options are self-catered halls with en-suite rooms and the university also manages a range of off campus options for students too.

Privately owned accommodation include 1 bed houses as well as larger houses of for example 6. Also on offer are private student halls including studios with en-suite bathrooms and kitchens as well as accessible gyms and open space study areas.

If you’re ready to begin your accommodation search, head to accommodationforstudents.com who has over 20 years experience helping students find homes. We can be reached directly through accommodation, our website, or contact a member of our team!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Most students look for shared housing in Winchester 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.

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

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

In Winchester 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.

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 Winchester. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.

This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Winchester halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Winchester will be £344.

All landlords and property managers in Winchester 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.

Winchester Universities

Winchester is home to one major university.