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Trafalgar Hall, Portsmouth
Trafalgar Hall, Portsmouth
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Guildhall Walk, PO1 2BR

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2 mins walk to University of Portsmouth

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Rosalind Franklin Halls, Portsmouth
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28 Guildhall Walk, PO1 2DF

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2 mins walk to University of Portsmouth

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Margaret Rule Hall Unite, Portsmouth
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30 Isambard Brunel Road, PO1 2DR

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7 mins walk to University of Portsmouth

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Chaucer House Unite, Portsmouth
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32 Isambard Brunel Rd, PO1 2GP

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Stanhope House, Portsmouth
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Stanhope House, 91-95 Commercial Road, Portsm ...

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8 mins walk to University of Portsmouth

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Greetham Street Unite, Portsmouth
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Greetham Street, PO5 4FB

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10 mins walk to University of Portsmouth

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Stanley Studios, Portsmouth
Stanley Studios, Portsmouth
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Coburg Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1JA

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About the University of Portsmouth

1. University of Portsmouth distance from the City Centre:

  • Bus -   20-40 minutes
  • Taxi - 10-20 minutes

  • Walking - 30-45 minutes

  1. The University of Portsmouth has on-campus student accommodation options with an average rent of £3,750-£9,000 /semester. The rent of the room includes electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security.

  1. The University of Portsmouth follows a three-semester academic year system. Each semester has around 15 weeks.

  1. The best month to book a University of Portsmouth on-campus accommodation after the university offer to study is accepted is in May-June (for new undergraduates). Accommodation applications for student accommodation near Portsmouth University are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, which generally start with:

  • New undergraduate -  May-June (ideal) or July-August (limited options)

  • New postgraduate -  July-August (ideal) or September-October (limited options)

  • For returning students -  December-February (ideal) or March-April (limited options). 

University of Portsmouth Off-Campus Student Housing Options 

PBSAs and Private Lets are the most popular off-campus student accommodation in Portsmouth. These are a little more expensive than on-campus student rooms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, modern amenities along with room rent, electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security included in bills. The only differences are:

  1. Purpose-built student accommodation (On-site University of Portsmouth halls): Average rent £1,000-£2,400/month
  1. Private Student Houses (Private Lets) with an average price of £800-£3,200/month

Secure a Private Student Room Near University of Portsmouth Without a University Offer Letter

Unite Students accepts advance bookings for a limited number of rooms for such students with cancellation and refund provisions. T&C is applied according to the provider. We suggest checking our cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts.

Popular Student Areas to Live Near University of Portsmouth

1. Southsea

Southsea’s average rent for nearby Portsmouth Uni accommodation is around £700-£1,920/month. It’s a 15-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Trafalgar Hall, Portsmouth.

  • Bus - 10 minutes
  • Taxi - 5 minutes

  • Walking - 15 minutes

2. Fratton

Fratton’s average rent for accommodation near Portsmouth University is around £500-£2,000/month. It’s a 25-minute walk from campus.  

  • Bus - 15 minutes
  • Taxi - 5 minutes

  • Walking - 25 minutes

3. Old Portsmouth

Old Portsmouth’s average rent for nearby University of Portsmouth student accommodation options is around £800-£1,760/month. It’s a 20-minute walk from campus.  

  • Taxi - 5 minutes
  • Walking - 20 Minutes

4. Buckland

Buckland’s average rent for University of Portsmouth housing options is around £450-£1,920/month). It’s a 30-minute walk from campus.    

  • Bus - 20 minutes
  • Taxi - 10 minutes

  • Walking - 30 minutes

Benefits of Booking Off-Campus Student Rooms Over On-Campus Accommodation

  • Early bird offer (Off-campus student accommodations generally offer discounts or early booking offers.)
  • Unlike university accommodation, there are many student room types to choose from.
  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute private student accommodation bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

How many international students are at the University of Portsmouth?

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There are 5,700 international students at the University of Portsmouth.

Does the University of Portsmouth offer scholarships for international students?

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The University of Portsmouth offers a variety of scholarships for international students.

Are there student support services provided at the University of Portsmouth?

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Yes, the University of Portsmouth offers a wide range of student support services to help students succeed in their studies and make the most of their university experience.

What is the University of Portsmouth's acceptance rate?

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Yes, the University of Portsmouth offers a wide range of student support services to help students.

What ranking is Portsmouth University in UK?

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The University of Portsmouth is ranked 69th in the UK.

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