Student Accommodation Aberdeen
Casita offers multiple support channels to help you find your perfect student accommodation in Aberdeen. We have 24/7 accommodation experts available to help you throughout the year. Browse through more than 18 accommodation options in the city.
Why Book a Student Accommodation in Aberdeen?
Aberdeen is a harbour city on the northeast coast of Scotland with 16% of the population consisting of students who attend the major universities in the city. Students who wish to live in the city have multiple options to rent from, including en-suite rooms, single rooms and even studios. Furthermore, the city is located only 91 miles away from Edinburgh which means it is easily accessible.
Universities in Aberdeen
Casita offers more than 15 accommodation options within 20 minutes from the University of Aberdeen.
Transport links available near the university include 2 bus stops named School Road, Seaton Drive and university Road.
Seaton Park Aberdeen is only a 5-minute drive away from the university.
Casita has 4 properties within a 25-minute ride from Robert Gordon University.
Inchbrae Road bus station is only 2 minutes walk away from the university and Gaitside Place is only 4 minutes away.
International College Robert Gordon University (ICRGU) is also located inside the university.
Browse through Northeast Scotland accommodation options on Casita for options that are less than 5 minutes away from the college. Generally, we have 15 options within a 20-minute walk from the college.
Adelphi (Stop G6) is the closest bus station to the university, only 3 minutes away.
For attractions, Wellington Suspension Bridge is only 5 minutes away.
Transportation In Aberdeen
Transportation means in Aberdeen are a lot, there are bus lanes everywhere in the city which means wherever you book with Casita you will find a bus stop nearby to help you travel to your university. All bus lanes in the city are operated by First Aberdeen. Cycling is also one of the popular ways to move around the city. A group of volunteers called Aberdeen Cycle Forum managed to map a full cycling route of the city that is available on the city council’s website.
Is Aberdeen Cheap For Students?
Aberdeen is very affordable for international students. Generally, basic rent starts from £80 to £200 and more if you wish for it. The cost of living in Aberdeen is very cheap as well, the average monthly cost of living without rent is 565£ which is a lot cheaper than in other cities. A couple of affordable student accommodation options in Aberdeen include Don Street House and Spring Gardens.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Aberdeen?
1. Historical and Scientific:
Students living in Aberdeen can take delight in visiting various places including St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen art gallery and museums, and Gordon Highlanders Museum. Aberdeen Maritime Museum, which hosts a very large and unique collection of ships, shipbuilding tools, and harbour historical pictures, is a must-visit Aberdeen attraction.
2. Parks and Greeneries:
Duthie Park and David Welch Winter Gardens, which currently hosts one of the most visited public plant collections is the perfect park you should check out, especially if you are into Botany.
3. Festivals and Sports:
Students can also enjoy various of the city's festivals throughout their stay including; True North music festival, Aberdeen Jazz Festival, and Dance Live Festival. Football fans can also enjoy watching games at the Pittodrie Stadium, where most of the famous games are held.
Nearby Student Accommodation in the UKBesides having multiple affordable student accommodation in Aberdeen, casita offers student accommodation in multiple cities nearby. Edinburgh is only 91 miles away while Glasgow is only 120 miles away.
1. How much do student rooms in Aberdeen cost?
The average cost of a student room in Aberdeen is £92 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
2. Can I pay in installments?
Yes, you can pay in installments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
3. Do you have studios/ensuites available?
Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats.
4. How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other studnets or share a room with 1-3 other students.
5. How to complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.
6. What are the different types of student accommodations available in Aberdeen?
There are PBSAs, private lets, and co-living which means you can always find an accommodation option even while looking for a last-minute student room.
7. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Aberdeen?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
8. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Aberdeen?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer a virtual tour of the property so you can get to know your new home.