Student Accommodation Cambridge
Why Book Student Accommodation in Cambridge?
Cambridge is a university city well-known for its famous universities, including Cambridge University, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Regional College, and Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts. It is a city with more than 800 years of history and it is known as an educational and cultural asset. Currently, the city has the highest amount of preserved historic buildings in England and they are all centred around Cambridge University's 31 colleges. International students fly to the city from all over the world. The current number of international students is estimated to be more than 40000 and it keeps increasing.
Universities in Cambridge
Transportation in Cambridge
The city has plenty of transportations, and it encourages public transportations. It is probably the only city with the Park and Ride service; they are sites where you can park your car for a small fee and ride public transportations. The main website for park and ride provides a map of each site and what transportations you could take from there. The city also has bus lines working all over the city all year round, their maps and timetable can easily be found on the county council’s website. Finally, cycling lovers can easily find a full cycling map of the city provided by CamCycle.
Weather and Temperature
10.6 °C | 51.0 °F is the average temperature of Cambridge throughout the year. Heavy rainfall is present with July being the heaviest and February being the driest. July is considered the most challenging month of the year in Cambridge with an average temperature of 17.6 °C | 63.6 °F because it’s not only the driest but also the warmest. January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 4.6 °C | 40.3 °F. Make sure when booking your student accommodation in Cambridge to ask for available heating systems.
What to Pack
Winter basics are a must-have when moving to Cambridge. Pack your essential rain gear, jackets, coats, scarfs, thermals, gloves, heat preserving shoes, and wool caps.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Cambridge?
Students can enjoy various free things in Cambridge. They can visit the Fitzwilliam Museum for free and enjoy the scriptures and art of impressionist sculptor and painter Edgar Degas or they can enjoy a walk around Wandlebury Country Park. Visiting St Mary’s Church is also a must for students; it is a gorgeous historical building with a cheap ticket of just £5 and the view from the top of the church is breathtaking. World-class events are easy to find in Cambridge as the city hosts cultural events and festivals throughout the year including Midsummer Fair which is a fair that is 800 years old and held normally on Midsummer Common. There is also Cambridge Folk Festival which is a world-class film festival that is well-known among students.
Students living in Cambridge can do a lot of things; cheap activities and student activities are plenty. Cambridge is one of the best places in the UK to cycle, not just as a means of transportation, but also as a student activity. Cambridge University and many others have student cycling clubs that students can join to enjoy various marathons and activities. Other student activities in Cambridge include drama clubs and musicals that students can visit in theatres like Cambridge Theatre.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Cambridge, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester, Aberystwyth, Aberdeen, Belfast, Bradford, Bath, Brighton, Bedford, Bournemouth, Bristol, Carlisle, Colchester, Canterbury, Cheltenham, Coventry, Cardiff, Chester, Derby, Dundee, Durham, Egham, Exeter, Falmouth, Gloucester, Guildford, Hatfield, Huddersfield, Hull, Ipswich, Kingston, Lancaster, Lincoln, Loughborough.
1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Cambridge is £112 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
2. 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.
3. 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.
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 students 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 inquiry form you see in front of you.
6. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Cambridge?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.
7. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Cambridge?
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. Who can book with Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.