A Guide to Best Leeds Student Accommodation

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Reem Mohamed

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12 September, 2022

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Located on the banks of the River Aire, Leeds is a central city in the heart of the United Kingdom. Leeds is a city with a rich industrial history that traces back to the industrial revolution in the 18th century. Currently, Leeds is a world-renowned shopping attraction with several internationally-recognized shops and stores. 

Additionally, the city has breathtaking architecture and features a wide range of art and culture venues, including theatres, art exhibitions, galleries, and museums. Leeds is also known for the number of festivals that take place annually in the city; these festivals vary and include the Leeds Indie Food Festival, the Leeds Digital Festival, the Leeds Film City Festival, and the Leeds Opera Festival.  

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Why Book Student Accommodation in Leeds?

Leeds is a vibrant city with active student life and a growing student population, coming into the city from across the UK as well as from all over the world. The city is home to a number of top-ranked universities and world-renowned learning institutions with a reputation for providing high-quality education for students from different corners of the world. Here are some of the most notable universities in Leeds! 

The University of Leeds

This is one of the UK’s highest-ranked universities that accepts a rather large number of students, both local and international, annually. Casita offers tens of different options for student accommodation in Leeds near this university, including Iconic, The Glassworks and The Plaza Unite

Best Leeds Student Accommodation

Leeds Arts University

Ranked high among other universities and institutions offering high-quality education in the field of art, Leeds Arts University is a popular choice among both local and international students interested in pursuing an arts education. There are numerous Leeds student homes offered by Casita near this university, Sky Plaza Unite is one of them. 

Leeds Beckett University

The Tannery Unite is among the numerous options for Leeds student accommodation offered by Casita near Leeds Beckett University. This public university in Leeds is known for its high-quality education and welcomes a respectable number of annual students. 

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Best Leeds Student Accommodations

Since Leeds is home to various universities, colleges, and higher education institutions, it is also home to a vast array of options for student accommodation. Casita has a range of different options for Leeds student accommodation that include both PBSAs (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation), private lets, and communal living facilities. The room types offered include single rooms, en-suite rooms, self-contained studios, and private one-bedroom apartments. The available Leeds student homes provided by Casita feature both luxurious accommodations as well as convenient and comfortable ones. Below are some of the best Leeds student accommodations that combine convenience, comfort, and luxury! 

1. Iconic, The Edge

This Leeds student accommodation is the picture of convenience, comfort, and luxury. Located near both the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University, this student accommodation in Leeds is ideal for students seeking a good location as well as a luxurious lifestyle. This property mainly offers self-contained studio accommodation that is fully furnished and mainly comes with a premium double bed, a smart HD TV, a desk and chair, and its own en-suite bathroom. The rooms also come with a fully-equipped kitchen with a two-ring hob, a combination oven, and an under-counter fridge with an icebox. The amenities and features offered by this Leeds student housing are numerous and include high-speed Wi-Fi, 24-hour concierge, and grab-and-go breakfast every morning, all for free. Additionally, the property has other amenities like bike storage, a private cinema room where you can sit back and relax in front of a movie, a shared grand kitchen for group meals, and a large on-site gym for your daily workouts.

2. Leeds Aparthotel

Located a mere 20-minute walk away from both the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Aparthotel is a Leeds student housing with incredible views, facilities, rooms, and a central location. The property is home to various private self-contained studios and flats for students to choose from. All available units are fully furnished, fitted with air-conditioning, and usually come with a double bed with a sprung mattress, a study area with a desk and a chair, a TV, a telephone, an iron and ironing board, a safe, and a private en-suite bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. The kitchens at this property are located within each unit and are mainly equipped with an oven, a hob, a microwave, a dishwasher, crockery, cutlery, glassware, cooking pans, and utensils. The facilities provided by this Leeds student accommodation are beneficial and include CCTV security, Wi-Fi, on-site laundry facilities, on-site parking at a discounted extra charge, lifts to all floors, and a 24-hour reception/concierge service. The property also has its own essentials shop as well as a complimentary grab-and-go breakfast service that includes hot drinks, fruit juice, a variety of yoghurts, freshly baked pastries, porridge sachets, and a selection of fruits.

3. Iconic, The Glassworks

The Glassworks by Iconic is a student housing in Leeds that offers fully-furnished student rooms of various types, starting from a shared room in a grand apartment to one-bedroom apartments and studios. The building also offers many luxurious facilities and essentials, including a private cinema room for movie nights with friends and fellow residents, a shared mega kitchen for group meals, relaxing student lounges for socialising and hanging out with friends, a large on-site gym for your daily workouts, a large private garden for picnics and other outdoor activities, BBQ facilities, and quiet and peaceful study rooms. It also offers services like a 24-hour concierge, a sauna and steam room, and a study area with new iMacs and high-speed Wi-Fi, all for free! This Leeds student housing is located in close proximity to Leeds Arts University and the University of Leeds as well as a number of renowned attractions and student-friendly destinations in the city. 

4. The Refinery

The Refinery is a student housing in Leeds offering accommodation for students attending nearby universities, including the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, or Leeds City College. The available rooms include Studios and En-Suite rooms. All rooms contain an en-suite bathroom with a shower, a bed, lots of storage, and a workspace. This Leeds student home offers its residents a range of amenities and features. There are on-site resident and security teams, CCTV, and Wi-Fi. On-site laundry facilities as well as bike storage and an on-site vending machine for snacks, are available. There’s a peaceful and quiet study area where you can get work done and a coffee station to keep you refreshed and alert. You can socialise with fellow residents at the resident’s events and hang out with friends at the lounge; you can also engage in friendly competitions in the games room or relax in front of a movie in the cinema room. There’s a courtyard and a roof terrace so you can enjoy the outside views or go on a picnic, and an on-site gym is provided where you can exercise. The property also boasts a unique central location that allows you to access the city as well as its wonderful attractions and destinations with ease. 

5. Sycamore House

Sycamore House is a student housing in Leeds that offers accommodation to students attending a number of nearby universities, including the University of Leeds, Leeds Arts University, and Leeds Beckett University. This property provides students with studios and penthouse studios. All studios feature a comfy double bed, a study area, an en-suite bathroom in each room, a kitchen, and a living space, while penthouses offer spectacular views of the city. This Leeds student home offers various facilities and services. The facilities include free Wi-Fi and broadband, on-site laundry facilities, a free on-site gym for daily workouts, a large common room for socialising and hanging out with friends, quiet and peaceful study spaces, all-bills inclusive, and 24/7 CCTV with secure Fob Key entry. Other amenities include games galore–pool, a karaoke machine to showcase your talents, an inbound parcel distribution service, free contents insurance, an on-site maintenance team, an outdoor courtyard for picnics and other outdoor activities, secure cycle storage, and social events. This property also boasts a unique central location that allows students to explore the city and visit its numerous attractions with ease and convenience. 

Those luxurious and unique Leeds student homes barely scratch the surface of the numerous available options for student accommodation in Leeds. The city has plenty to offer with places to see and things to do that keep students busy, entertained and educated. So, if you’re planning to study in Leeds, look no further than Casita’s wide variety of available Leeds student homes! 


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