Student Accommodation Norwich
Student Accommodation in Norwich
Booking student accommodation in Norwich has never been easier, with our team of accommodation experts offering a range of student rooms that fit your preferences. Casita has different student rooms in Norwich, check out multiple room types in our Norwich student accommodation options or ask for private lets. Casita offers you a wide range of student housing in Norwich for you to choose from according to your needs and budget.
Norwich of Norfolk County is a city situated within Norfolk Broads National Park which has more than 125 miles of lock-free waterways that are easily navigated. It is a city known for its flourishing art scene and great independent shopping centres. It’s also England's first UNESCO City of Literature. The Norwich University of Arts, INTO University of East Anglia, and the University of East Anglia are some of the prestigious universities within the city along with famous language institutions such as the Norwich Institute for Language Education.
Best Areas to Live in Norwich
Several areas make such an ideal place for students to book Norwich student accommodation, including All Saints Green, Surrey Street, St Benedict's Street, and more. With different options of eateries, shops, and other facilities in each and every area, you’ll have plenty of options. Choose your student housing in Norwich from our several student accommodations options.
All Saints Green
Just a short walk from the property, you will find everything you need. It is a student-friendly neighbourhood with plenty of places to go. One of our student accommodation options in the area is Pablo Fanque House which is a good choice for the students of the Norwich University of Arts and the University of East Anglia.
St Benedict's Street
This neighbourhood is also one of the best choices for the students of Norwich University of the Arts (NUA). You'll be on campus in a matter of minutes. One of our student accommodation options in the area is Benedict's Gate. The building has a wide range of amenities for its residents to ensure their comfort and security.
Cost of Living in Norwich
The cost of living in Norwich is 35% cheaper than in London. It is an inexpensive city to live in if you manage to find the right places to shop and stay on budget.
Transportation in Norwich
As a small city, Norwich has plenty of transportation options to help you move around. The Greater Angelia rail services can help you with long-distance travel to London and other cities. There are various buses to help you travel around the city. The leading bus operators in the area include First, Konectbus, Megabus, National Express, and Sanders Coaches. Norwich encourages cycling as a transportation method; you can download a cycling map for the city from the council's website.
Student Life in Norwich
There is a big student community and a wide variety of activities that you can do in the city. Also, the city is perfect for art students. The Norwich University of the Arts is one of the leading specialist arts, architecture, design, media and creative science universities in the UK. According to the 2018 edition of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, the university is ranked 10th in the annual league table of the UK's higher education institutions for teaching quality.
Attractions in Norwich
The city is famous for its numerous historical, architectural, and cultural landmarks and attractions that bring in visitors from all over. Here are some of the most notable city staples that you should stop by during your stay!
Norwich Cathedral is one of the various places you can visit in Norwich. It is the most iconic building in the city with a height of 315 feet, second only to Salisbury Cathedral. It has the largest monastic Cloister in England that could house up to 100 priests.
The historic Norwich Castle is another famous place you should visit. It is a Norman-built castle with multiple art exhibitions and guided tours. The dungeons and the upper battlements are the same as they were ages ago, and thus they provide a perfect place for pictures.
Norwich Market Place
Norwich is also known as a renowned shopping destination with two major shopping centres such as Quaint Lanes and Timber Hill, and a famous traditional market, Norwich Market Place. It is a market with more than 200 stalls available in the city centre. It was established in the 11th century after Norman merchants decided to settle in the area.
There are various festivals in Norwich such as Norfolk and Norwich Festival which is an annual festival held in May with more than 113 artists. The festival presents various circus, visual art, and late-night gigs. Sundown Festival is another festival held at the end of August and the beginning of September. It is a well-known end-of-summer festival, providing one last chance to party in the sunshine with various performances, food stalls, open-air cafes, and market stalls.
Universities in Norwich
Norwich has a couple of renowned universities and top-ranked learning institutions that provide both local and international students with a high-quality education. Casita has several options for student accommodation in Norwich near those universities, check them out!
Book a Norwich student room that is only a 9-minute walk from campus.
There are several bus stops near the university.
The city’s Cow Tower is a great place for a picnic and is right next to campus.
Norwich student accommodation options are available within a walking distance or a short public transport ride.
There are several bus stops near the university.
When is an ideal time to search for Norwich student accommodation?
As early as possible. While Casita is a trusted companion that’s here to help you with most of the steps: the room type, the amenities provided, the location, and the proximity to your university, thorough research is still an essential step to ensure a smooth booking process.
If I want to book for the September intake, when is the best time to do so?
If you are selected for the September intake, you may begin your search for Norwich student accommodation between January and March, or preferably around six months before your intake.
Do Norwich student homes offer short-term stays?
Yes, some Norwich student accommodations have the option of short-term stays. 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.
How much does it cost for students to rent a Norwich student home?
The average weekly cost for student accommodation in Norwich, specifically an en-suite room, is around £180. Other room types like studios may cost more depending on the provider.
What payment methods are available for me to pay for my Norwich student accommodation?
You can pay via 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.
Are instalments an option when paying my student room rent?
Yes, however, some providers may require you to have a UK guarantor. Refer back to your accommodation expert for further help on the matter.
What is included in my rent?
This mainly depends on the provider; many Norwich student accommodation options offer essential utilities such as electricity, water, heating, and gas in the rent, while some also offer Wi-Fi and insurance at no extra cost. However, referring to the listing pages or contacting an accommodation expert for the specific rent inclusions is recommended.
Are discounts available for Norwich student housing?
Yes, students who book early or a while in advance are eligible for good discounts and pay lower rent in Norwich. 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 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. Some Irish landlords require you to have a guarantor, so you’ll probably need to find one if you’re moving to Norwich.
What are the steps for finalising my Casita booking process?
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 specifics should I look for in a Norwich student home?
While searching for student accommodation in Norwich, 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.
What are the best areas for students to live in Norwich?
Norwich 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 Norwich with ease in areas like All Saints Green, Surrey Street, St Benedict's Street, and more.
What types of Norwich student accommodation are available?
The types of student accommodation in Norwich vary and range from PBSAs (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation) to private lets and co-living spaces.
In Norwich student accommodation, what room types are available?
The available room types in Norwich student accommodation range from single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms, and en-suite rooms, to private flats, apartments, self-contained studios, and penthouses.
How easily can I find furnished student rooms in Norwich?
Using Casita’s services, you can easily find fully-furnished rooms in Norwich 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.
What are the policies around viewing the property before moving in?
Almost all Norwich 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.
How can I get around in Norwich?
When booking student accommodation in Norwich, you can get around the city through its various transport links. You can use the bus, hail a cab, rent a car, cycle, or walk from one place to another.
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 are the anti-COVID measures taken by Norwich student accommodation?
Most Norwich 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.
Renting private student accommodation in Norwich, is it safe?
Landlords are carefully and thoroughly vetted before being posted to our websites. Additionally, Norwich student accommodation providers are chosen based on their safety and their trustworthiness.
How secure are Norwich student accommodations?
Most of our available options for Norwich 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.
Who is allowed to book with Casita?
Mainly students can book with Casita. Students over the age of 18 can easily find a fitting student accommodation in Norwich, while students under the age of 18 can also book with Casita but might require guidance from accommodation experts to find a fitting accommodation.
Can I have a parent or guardian stay with me in a Norwich student home?
While some student homes may allow for parents or guardians to stay over, every student accommodation in Norwich 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 friends stay together in Norwich student accommodation?
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.
What if I don’t like my accommodation 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 unexpected circumstances, referring back to the provider is recommended, as cancellation policies vary from one provider to another.