Student Accommodation Brighton
Student Accommodation in Brighton
Booking student accommodation Brighton is not something you need to worry about with our team of accommodation experts at your service! Casita offers a variety of Brighton student accommodation options for you to choose from. Our array of available Brighton student homes features different types of rooms, including single rooms, twin rooms, en-suite rooms, and private self-contained studios. Casita’s student accommodations in Brighton come with their own sets of amenities and features that aim to better your student experience in the city. These amenities include the essentials of free Wi-Fi, all-inclusive bills, bike storage, parking, communal lounges, on-site laundry facilities, gyms, and games areas among others. Contact us with details about what the perfect student room looks like to you and we’ve got you covered!
Brighton is a seaside resort city located on England’s south coast. The city is an inclusive, warm, and welcoming place in the heart of Sussex. It is home to a number of waterside attractions including piers, amusement parks, and aquariums. Brighton is artistic and free-spirited and is often a favoured place to escape or take a break from the loud and busy city life. The city also has a variety of stunning beaches and resorts in which you can relax and enjoy the weather. Brighton also houses a couple of universities and colleges that provide high-quality education. These factors make it both a beneficial and a fun place to live.
Best Places to Live in Brighton
Several areas and neighbourhoods attract students to the city of Brighton. Students can find affordable Brighton student housing in numerous areas across the city. The best places to live in Brighton include Kemptown, Seven Dials, Hove, Preston Park, London Road, and The Lanes and North Laines.
This neighbourhood is a great option for those wanting to combine the quiet and the bustle of the city. Preston Park is both close to the city centre and to the greenery and calm of Brighton. It is an ideal area for students to live. Casita has several Brighton student accommodation options for you to check out, including iQ Brighton and Crown House.
This is one of the city’s most developed neighbourhoods. It is one of Brighton’s trendiest places to live with several eatery spots, student-friendly cafes, artistic places and galleries, and easy access to both city life and the nearby universities. Pavilion Point is one of the properties offered by Casita in the area.
The Lanes and North Laines
This neighbourhood is located in the heart of the city, allowing you easy access to all of Brighton. The Lanes is a famous area among tourists, residents, and international students. Students opt to live in this area to be close to plenty of the city’s attractions, beaches, universities, and trendy eateries and cafes.
Cost of Living in Brighton
Living as a student in Brighton could be slightly expensive, but is still considerably cheaper than in other major cities in the UK. Once you’ve secured an affordable student home in Brighton with Casita, you’ll need an average of £756 to cover the rest of your basic living costs, including food, groceries, and transportation.
Transport in Brighton
Moving around the town is easy thanks to the buses, which are the main public transportation method in Brighton. If you are living in Brighton and you wish to travel smart, you can use the Bus app to book your trip. There are also trains travelling from Brighton to Bedford, Victoria, Bristol, Cardiff, etc.
Student Life in Brighton
As a student living and studying in Brighton, there is never a dull moment spent in this stunning resort town! Students living in Brighton don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy their time; there are a lot of cheap and free things to do in this town. From beaches and waterside activities to historical places and parks, Brighton is one of the most interesting places in which you can receive an education in the UK. The city’s inclusivity and overall warm and welcoming atmosphere make it a fertile ground for both local and international students to both study and have fun in the process. Whatever your interests may be, especially if they’re water-related, you’ll find something to do in Brighton!
Brighton is a vibrant city with an array of different attractions, activities, and festivals. You are guaranteed to enjoy yourself and have fun while in Brighton. Brighton attractions span history, culture, art, and nature. Below is a selection of must-visit Brighton attractions and must-attend festivals and events, check them out!
A quick walk on Brighton’s Pier is a good start in the city; the deckchairs on the pier are free and it’s a fun place to watch the city from.
This is another free place that started as a private collector museum and is now open for free to the public; it includes all types of birds, butterflies, fossils, and bones.
The Royal Pavilion is another attraction worth the visit, although it is not free, it is a must for anyone living in Brighton to visit. It was built as a vacation house for King George IV and now it houses the best garden you will ever see with furniture that combines Indian and Chinese styles.
Brighton Food & Drink Festival
This is an annual festival that is held in April and September; it is known as the biggest food festival with more than 54,000 foodies attending yearly.
Paddle Round the Pier
This is another Brighton festival that is held in July and it is a water sports festival. It is a favourite with local surfers and water sports enthusiasts, and it also includes food stalls, entertainment shows, and live music.
Universities in Brighton
There are several top-ranked universities and world-renowned learning institutions in the city of Brighton that provide high-quality education to both local and international students. Casita has a variety of options for student accommodation in Brighton near its most notable universities, check them out below or on our website!
We have over 10 Brighton student accommodation options that are within a short walking distance or a short ride away by public transport to this college.
The college is surrounded by cafes, restaurants, shops, as well as many transport links.
The wonderful Old Steine Gardens is right next to the college.
All our Brighton student rooms are within a short walk of this college.
Bus stops, delicious restaurants, and cosy cafes surround the campus for your convenience.
A 15-minute walk will take you to Brighton Fishing Museum.
A short walk or ride from our student accommodation in Brighton options will take you straight to this university.
The area has several restaurants and cafes, and you can find transport links nearby.
A short ride will take you to the intriguing Booth Museum of Natural History.
We offer 12 Brighton student accommodation options that are all less than a 20-minute bus ride away from the university.
Bus stops are available near the campus for easier access as well as many cafes.
A 10-minute drive will you to Lewes Castle & Museum.
University of Sussex International Study Centre is right next to the university.
Our Brighton student rooms are just a stroll away from this college.
The area is vibrant with shops, restaurants, and transport links surrounding it.
Don’t forget to check out The Piazza, just a 30-minute walk from campus.
Our student rooms in Brighton are just a bus ride away from this university.
The campus is surrounded by a variety of shops and restaurants as well as transport links.
The beautiful Sea Life Aquarium is right next to the university.
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Brighton, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities as well: London, Southampton, Bristol, Coventry, Leicester, Birmingham, and Cardiff.
What is the ideal time to start looking for student accommodation in Brighton?
It's important to start your hunt for Brighton student accommodation 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.
When should I book my Brighton student accommodation for the September intake?
If you are selected for the September intake, you may begin your search for Brighton student accommodation between January and March or preferably around six months before your intake.
Are short-term stays available in Brighton student homes?
Some providers offer short-term stays in Brighton student homes. Checking the availability of your Brighton 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.
On average, how much does it cost to rent student accommodation in Brighton?
The average weekly cost for student accommodation in Brighton is around £229 for a single room. Other room types like en-suite rooms or studios may cost more depending on the provider.
How do I pay for my student room in Brighton?
You can make the payment for your Brighton student accommodation 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.
Can I pay my Brighton 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.
What does the Brighton student housing rent usually include?
This mainly depends on the provider; many Brighton 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.
Can I find available discounts for Brighton student accommodations?
Yes, students who book early or a while in advance are eligible for good discounts and pay lower rent in Brighton. 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!
What is a UK guarantor, and do I need to have 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 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 planning to live or study in Brighton.
What steps do I need to take to complete my booking with Casita?
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.
What features or amenities should I look for in a Brighton student home?
While searching for student accommodation Brighton, 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, including Wi-Fi, on-site laundry facilities, secure bike storage, and communal social spaces among other things.
What are the best areas for students to live in Brighton?
Brighton has a variety of neighbourhoods that are close to its major university campus. Students will be able to find good and affordable student accommodation in Brighton with ease in any of those areas: Kemptown, Seven Dials, Hove, Preston Park, London Road, and The Lanes and North Laines.
What are the different types of available student accommodations in Brighton?
The types of student accommodation in Brighton vary and range from PBSAs (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation) to private lets and co-living spaces.
What room types are available for student accommodation in Brighton?
The available room types in Brighton student accommodations range from single rooms, double rooms, and en-suite rooms, to private flats, apartments, and self-contained studios.
Can I easily find a furnished student room in Brighton?
Using Casita’s services, you can easily find fully-furnished student rooms in Brighton 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.
Am I allowed to view the property before moving in?
Almost all Brighton 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.
What is the best/easiest way to get around the city of Brighton?
While in Brighton, the main transportation mode is the bus. You can also take the train to get to nearby cities like Bedford, Victoria, Bristol, or Cardiff. Walking and cycling are also available options, as well as renting a car or any kind of vehicle to get around.
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.
What anti-COVID measures do Brighton student accommodations usually take?
Most Brighton 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.
How safe is it to rent private student accommodation in Brighton?
Landlords are carefully and thoroughly vetted before being posted to our websites. We always choose the safest and most trustworthy options for Brighton student accommodations providers.
How secure are student accommodations in Brighton?
Most of our available options for Brighton 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.
Can anyone book with Casita or are only students allowed to book?
Only students can book with Casita. Students over the age of 18 can easily find a fitting student accommodation in Brighton, while students under the age of 18 can also book with Casita but might require guidance from accommodation experts to find a fitting accommodation.
Are my parents or guardians allowed to stay over in my Brighton student home?
While some Brighton student flats may allow for parents or guardians to stay over, every student accommodation in Brighton usually 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.
Can my friend and I stay in the same Brighton student accommodation?
This mostly depends on the provider and the specific accommodation you choose. In most cases, you can rent a Brighton student apartment with your friends. In some cases, you may be charged a small fee to do so, or you can rent a dual occupancy unit at no additional cost.
In case I move in and do not like my accommodation, what can I do?
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 unexpected circumstances, referring back to the provider is recommended, as cancellation policies may vary from one provider to another.