Student Accommodation in Plymouth
Booking student accommodation in Plymouth has never been easier with our team of accommodation experts working to get you the room that matches your style and preferences.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Plymouth?
The port city of Plymouth is located in Devon county on the South Coast of England. Plymouth’s population is about 260,000 people. Historically well known for its shipbuilding and seafaring industries, it has turned more towards the service industries in modern times whilst maintaining a strong tourism industry. Popular sites include Barbican’s Quay, also known as The Barbican, which refers to the northern and western sides of Plymouth’s Sutton Harbour. Plymouth Sound or The Sound is one of the world’s most beautiful natural harbors; perfect for waterside walks. Being on the coast, Plymouth’s weather has milder temperatures than the rest of the UK, so it is ideal if you’re looking for a warm and beachfront study environment.
Plymouth University, with its 30,000 students and a wide range of degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, is a well-ranked UK University. You will find various courses focusing on marine business, marine biology and Earth, marine engineering, ocean and environmental sciences, shipping and logistics, and surf science. The Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry was established as a joint venture with the University of Exeter and is recognized among the top medical schools in the country.
Universities in Plymouth
Our accommodation options are a few minutes walk away from campus or a short ride by public transport.
There are several bus stops surrounding the campus for easier access.
Plymouth University International College (PUIC) is right next to the university.
The Elizabethan Gardens are within walking distance from campus.
Accommodation options are available within a 20-30 minute ride to campus by public transport.
Marjons Footpath and Research Way bus stations are right next to the campus.
Transportation In Plymouth
There are many options for transportation within the city itself including bus lines, water links such as ferries and water taxis, and bikes available for hire.
1. Is Plymouth cheap for students?
Plymouth is, in fact, one of the cheapest university cities in the UK, even cheaper than Exter, which is only 50 miles up the road. Surveys found that the cost of living for a single person in Plymouth is 668£ per month without rent.
2. Where do students live in Plymouth?
The most popular student area in Plymouth is Greenbank due to its proximity to the University of Plymouth and its exciting events along with a variety of restaurants and cafes that are student-friendly.
3. Is Plymouth good for international students?
The city is known for attracting huge numbers of international students, making it a diverse place to be in and meet people from all over the world. The main factor behind it being great for international students is that the University of Plymouth landed the fourth place in the international category in the 2018 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Plymouth?
Student life in Plymouth is exciting with a great range of outdoor activities and things to do in Plymouth such as sailing and hiking. The city also has a staple of student-friendly restaurants and entertainment spots. Foodies can enjoy the great places to eat in Plymouth, while those looking to explore Plymouth’s history can explore the historical buildings available. Smeaton’s Tower, the National Marine Aquarium, the Royal Citadel, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, and the Royal William Yard are just a few of the city’s outstanding attractions.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Plymouth, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Plymouth is £95 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 instalments?
Yes, you can pay in instalments; 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 enquiry form you see in front of you.
6. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Plymouth?
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.
7. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Plymouth?
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.
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.