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Student Accommodation York

This ancient, walled Roman city is popular with both students and tourists and has a population of 23,500 studying at its two Universities. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in York including student houses, flats and halls.

Student Properties in York

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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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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 York as a student

York is home to the University of York, York St John and Full York Medical School as well as York College and Askham Bryan College.

There’re over 24,000 students within the city and York is famous for its landmarks such as the York Minster and the historic walls. With 23,500 students studying at the two universities, there are 20 different student halls around the city including university owned and private halls. University halls offer catered and part catered options whereas private halls are generally self-catering.

Private halls include a range of options as close as a few minutes walk from the centre and the universities. Room options include en-suites, self-contained studios, and shared kitchen rooms to cater for different needs.

Shared housing is another popular student accommodation option and come in varying sizes from 8 bed houses right down to cosy 2 bed apartments. There are a range of flats and houses to choose from that are close to the city centre all the way out to East Campus of the University of York. These are managed by landlords or letting agents who offer student accommodation.

If you would like more information about the city, head to our online guides or if you’re ready to start searching for accommodation, start at accommodationforstudents.com. With over 20 years of experience, we are a good choice to helping you on your way to finding somewhere. Use our website or enquire directly with accommodation. You can also contact our team for additional support.

York Student Guide

A small, yet vibrant city York is one of the best cities in the UK in terms of student experience. Boasting 356 pubs and bars, York has one for every day of the year.

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York

York Universities

York is home to both the University of York and York St John University.