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The Heights Roost
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Student Accommodation in Birmingham 

Book your student accommodation in Birmingham easily with Casita. The city is one of the UK’s best-kept secrets for students. There are many student-friendly neighbourhoods with plenty of student accommodation options to choose from. Our student accommodation options include single rooms, shared rooms, flats, studios, en-suites, and more. Casita’s student homes have all the amenities you need, including Wi-Fi, on-site laundry, secure bike storage, an on-site gym, a games area, and many more. Just reach out to our accommodation experts team, who is available 24/7 for you.

About Birmingham

Birmingham is one of the major cities. It is second only to London in terms of inner-city population and also has the second most populous metropolitan area in the UK. The city is rich in history and is well-known as an industrial hub since the 18th century and still acts as a leader in retail and trade. The city is among England’smost visited places to shop and has plenty of world-class restaurants and shops. Also, Birmingham city hosts over 50 festivals each year, including the Birmingham International Jazz Festival.

Best Places to Live in Birmingham

  1. Aston Street

Aston Road is located in the West Midlands region of England. It is close to Aston University with many restaurants, shops, and places of interest in the area. Some of our student accommodation options in the area include The Old Fire Station Roost and Lakeside Unite.

  1. Selly Oak 

This is an industrial and residential area in southwest Birmingham, England. The area gains its name from the Selly Oak ward and includes the neighbourhoods of Bournbrook, Selly Park, and Ten Acres. The University of Birmingham is close by and some of our student accommodation options around there are The Recording Rooms and Host Student Apartments.

  1. Edgbaston

Edgbaston is a neighbourhood that has plenty of green areas, including Birmingham Botanical Gardens. It is a spot for sports fans as it is home to Edgbaston Cricket Ground as well as the oldest lawn tennis club in the world, the Edgbaston Archery and Lawn Tennis Society.

Cost of Living in Birmingham 

Birmingham is one of the top student destinations in the UK. However, the cost of living in Birmingham is cheaper than the cost of living in other major cities. A single person is likely to spend around 640.28£ without rent to cover expenses, including groceries, food, and transportation. Living in Birmingham as a student is relatively less expensive than living in London, making it a better choice for students on a budget. Also, there are many affordable student houses in Birmingham, studio student apartments, Birmingham student flats, and other options. 

Transport In Birmingham 

Transport options in the city are plenty both inside and outside the city. Students can travel by train from and to the city and travel by metro inside the city. West Midlands trains are the main train service in Birmingham. If you jump on a train in Birmingham there is a high probability it will be a West Midlands train. Additionally, cycling is available using the maps provided by the city’s councillor. Students can download the family-friendly cycling maps from the government website. Walk-it App is a very suitable application for walking lovers in case you are close to the place you wish to visit. 

Student Life in Birmingham

Birmingham is one of the best cities to study in, with a massive student population and a vivid cultural scene. Student life in Birmingham is never dull. With a great selection of culinary delights from around the world, a vibrant nightlife with comedy clubs as well as a thriving live music scene, having your student accommodation Birmingham will be a great decision.

Attractions in Birmingham

  1.  Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Opened in 1885, the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is considered one of the best museums outside London. It has a fine collection of works of art by Pre-Raphaelite painters, as well as artwork from the 17th to 19th centuries and sculptures by Rodin and James Tower. 

  1. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens

These 19th-century gardens are one of the top tourist attractions in the city.  The Botanical Gardens are spread across 15 acres in the suburbs of Edgbaston. It is home to more than 7,000 plants from across the globe, including a collection of bonsai trees that has a 250 years old tree among them.

  1. Royal Shakespeare Company (The RSC)

The theatre is one of the best places to visit if you are interested in watching some of the finest performances. There are performances and plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries, as well as a wide range of original works and plays from contemporary writers.

Birmingham Universities

Here are five of the most popular Universities in Birmingham. You will also find a description of each university's local train links and places of interest. You can also check the Birmingham student accommodation options we have near the University of your choice. 

University of Birmingham

  • Our Birmingham housing options are within 500 metres of the University of Birmingham.

  • Selly Oak Train Station within 500 metres - West Midlands Trains.

  • Places of Interest within one Mile: Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, and Winterbourne House and Garden.

Aston University

  • Our Birmingham accommodation are within 400 metres of the university. 

  • Birmingham Snow Hill Train Station within 500 metres - Chilterns Railways, West Midlands Trains.

  • Birmingham Moor Street Train Station within 500 metres - Chilterns Railways, West Midlands Trains.

  • Places of Interest within one Mile: Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum, Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Birmingham City University

  • Our Birmingham student accommodation options are within 400 metres of the university.

  • Jewellery Quarter Train Station within 500 metres - Chilterns Railways, West Midlands Trains.

  • Birmingham Moor Street Train Station within 500 metres - Chilterns Railways, West Midlands Trains.

  • Places of Interest within one Mile: Jewellery Quarter, Library of Birmingham, National Sea Life Centre Birmingham, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, and Escape Live Birmingham.

Newman University

  • Two Birmingham student accommodation options are found within one mile of the university.

  • Bourneville Station within one Mile - West Midlands Trains.

  • Places of Interest within one Mile: Cadbury’s World, Bourneville, Shenley Green, and Woodgate Valley Country Park.

University College Birmingham

  • Casita’s options for student accommodation in Birmingham are within 400 metres of the university.

  • Birmingham New Street Train Station within 500 metres - Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry, Transport for Wales.

  • Birmingham Snow Hill Train Station within 500 metres - Chilterns Railways, West Midlands Trains.

  • Birmingham Moor Street Train Station within 500 metres - Chilterns Railways, West Midlands Trains.

  • Places of Interest within one Mile: Mailbox Birmingham, National Sea Life Centre Birmingham, IKON Gallery, Legoland Discovery Centre, Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum, Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

Nearby Cities

Besides having facilities for student flats in Birmingham, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities as well: Sheffield, Manchester, Stockton on tees, Nottingham, Derby, and Liverpool.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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When should I book student housings in Birmingham?

You should start looking for Birmingham student accommodation once you submit the university application or as early as possible. While Casita is there to help you with most of the steps; the room type, the amenities provided, the location, and proximity to your university, thorough research is still an essential step to ensure a smooth booking process.

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When should I book my Birmingham student accommodation for the September intake?

Preferably six months before your intake. It’s safer to start looking for your student accommodation in Birmingham between January and March. 

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Are short-term stays available in Birmingham?

Some student accommodation providers offer short-term stays in Birmingham. Checking the availability of your student accommodation of choice during your desired period is recommended. You can also refer to a Casita accommodation expert to help you find accommodation that accepts short-term stays.

4.

How much is the rent for student accommodation Birmingham?

The average weekly cost for student accommodation in Birmingham, specifically a single room, is around £150. Other room types like en-suite rooms or studios may cost more depending on the provider.

5.

How do I pay for my student room in Birmingham?

You can make the payment via several transactional modes, including net banking or through your debit card. We also have our own payment portal at Casita, where we can assist you with the entire payment process. 

6.

Can I pay my student accommodation rent in instalments?

Yes, you can pay in instalments. However, some providers may require you to have a UK guarantor. Refer back to your accommodation expert for further help on the matter.

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Are bills included in my rent?

This mainly depends on the provider; Many Birmingham student accommodation options offer essential utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer Wi-Fi and insurance at no extra cost. Again, however, referring to the listing pages or contacting an accommodation expert for the specific rent inclusions is recommended.

8.

Are there any discounts for student rooms in Birmingham?

Yes, students who book early or a while in advance are eligible for good discounts and pay lower rent in Birmingham. You can also save on rent by making a group reservation. Other offers are constantly available; we recommend you keep an eye out for the latest ones on our website! 

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What is a guarantor, and will I need one?

A guarantor is a person who signs the rental contract with you and commits to paying your rent if you are unable to do so yourself. A guarantor is most often a family member, but it can be anyone. Most UK landlords require you to have a guarantor, so you’ll probably need to find one if you’re moving to Birmingham.

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How do I complete my booking?

Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with the booking of your room of choice 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 out the enquiry form you see in front of you.

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What should I look for when booking Birmingham student accommodation?

While searching for student accommodation in Birmingham, you want to look for places that offer all-inclusive bills, as well as fully-furnished accommodation options, accommodation close to your university of choice, and student homes that have the basic amenities you might need. 

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What are the best areas for students to live in Birmingham?

Birmingham has a variety of neighbourhoods that are close to its numerous university and college campuses. Students will be able to find good and affordable student accommodation in Birmingham with ease in areas like Selly Oak, Aston Street, Staniforth Street, Moland Street, and Suffolk Street Queensway.

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What different types are available for student accommodation Birmingham?

The types of student accommodation in Birmingham vary and range from PBSAs (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation) to private lets and co-living spaces. 

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What different types of rooms are available in Birmingham student homes?

The available room types in Birmingham student accommodation range from single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms, and en-suite rooms, to private flats, apartments, self-contained studios, and penthouses. 

15.

Can I get a furnished student room in Birmingham?

Using Casita’s services, you can easily find fully-furnished rooms in Birmingham that are fitted with the essentials of a bed, a wardrobe, a study area with a desk and a chair, a bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen.

16.

Can I see the property before moving in?

Almost all Birmingham student accommodation options allow students to see the property either through online viewings through Skype or Zoom or through virtual tours of the property so you can take a look at your new home before moving in.

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What’s the best mode of transportation in Birmingham?

When booking student residences in Birmingham, you can get around the city through its various transport links. You either take the metro or the train. Hailing a cab, cycling, or walking from one place to another are available options as well.

18.

What is dual occupancy student accommodation?

Typically, dual occupancy refers to accommodations that are generally one or two-bedroom properties, where more than one person is allowed to stay at either the same price or a slightly higher fee.

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What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Birmingham?

Most Birmingham student accommodation providers have now intensified their cleaning and sanitising measures of student apartments and communal areas; some providers offer weekly cleanings free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for further details on the COVID measures implemented in your building of choice.

20.

Is it safe to rent private student halls in Birmingham?

Landlords are carefully and thoroughly vetted before being posted to our websites. Additionally, when it comes to Birmingham student accommodation providers, we always choose the safest and most trustworthy options for students. 

21.

Are Birmingham student accommodations secure?

Most of our available options for Birmingham student accommodation, specifically PBSAs (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation), are safe and secure, with additional safety measures, like CCTV and a security team being used and with students’ safety being taken into account. 

22.

Can only students book with Casita?

Yes, only students can book with Casita. Students over the age of 18 can easily find a fitting student accommodation in Birmingham, while students under the age of 18 can also book with Casita but might require guidance from accommodation experts to find a fitting accommodation. 

23.

Can my parents or guardian stay in my Birmingham student housing?

While some Birmigham student flats may allow for parents or guardians to stay over, every student residence in Birmingham has its own set of rules and regulations regarding hosting outsiders. We recommend you either check with the provider or contact an accommodation expert to get all the necessary information. 

24.

Can I stay with a friend at a student accommodationBirmingham? 

This mostly depends on the provider and the specific accommodation you choose. In most cases, you can rent an apartment with your friends. You may, however, be charged a small fee to do so, or you can rent a dual occupancy unit.

25.

What if I don’t like my student property in Birmingham after moving in?

At Casita, we try our best to find student accommodation that meets all your priorities and preferences. If you happen to not like your accommodation due to any unforeseen or unaccepted circumstances, referring back to the provider is recommended, as cancellation policies vary from one provider to another. 

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