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36 Edward Street, Sheffield S3 7HX, United Kingdom

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12 mins walk to Central Sheffield

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37 Suffolk Road Sheffield S2 4BU, United Kingdom

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Edward St, Sheffield S3 7BY, United Kingdom

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Edward St, Sheffield S3 7BY, United Kingdom

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80 Hoyle Street, Sheffield S3 7LG, United Kingdom

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16 mins walk to Central Sheffield

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52 West Street, Sheffield, S1 4FD

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4 mins walk to Central Sheffield

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21 Henry Street, Sheffield S3 7JT, UK

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14 mins by public transport, 18 mins walk to Central Sheffield

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Steelworks Rockingham Street, Sheffield, S1 4WB

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70 Furnace Hill, Sheffield, S3 7BZ

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49 Wellington St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4HG, UK

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BOSTON STREET, SHEFFIELD, S2 4QG

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Central Quay 33 Alma Street Sheffield S3 8RA

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About Sheffield

With 32% of its student population being international, Sheffield is a major student destination in the UK. Here is a breakdown of the proportion of international students by level of study in Sheffield:

  • Undergraduate: 21%

  • Postgraduate: 33%

  • Research: 30%

Sheffield is home to two of the top universities in the UK, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). In addition to world-class education, Sheffield is quite popular among international students because of its friendly and welcoming environment.

Best Student Accommodation in Sheffield

Sheffield has various student room options, and students can explore different areas in Sheffield near their universities and according to their budgets. Casita can help you filter the properties on the basis of popularity among university students due to these are located close to the universities, Amenity Preference, number of occupants allowed, variable tenancy duration.

1. Popular Private student accommodation in Sheffield which are under 20 mins proximity from Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) and University of Sheffield:

  • Leadmill Point Unite (Single room and Ensuites) | 5 mins to SHU & Sheffield University
  • iQ Brocco (Ensuites) | 18 mins to SHU & 8 mins to Sheffield University
  • Nebula (En-Suite, Studio, Penthouse) | 14 mins to SHU & 10 mins to Sheffield university
  • Knight House (Shared Room, En-Suite, Studio) | 19 mins to SHU & 4 mins to Sheffield university 
  • Exchange Works Unite (Ensuites) |2 min to SHU & 18 mins to Sheffield University
  • Portland Tower (Single room) | 13 mins to SHU & 6 mins to Sheffield University

2. Sheffield student accommodation with parking:

3. Dual occupancy student accommodation in Sheffield (T&C applied)

4. Short term student accommodation Sheffield

Sheffield Student Ensuites under £100/wk & 10 mins away from City Centre:


Popular Student Accommodation Areas in Sheffield

Popular Sheffield areas among university students are Broomhill, Ecclesall Road, and Crookesmoor. There are a few things to keep in mind while searching for the perfect student area to stay in, including transportation, cost, and amenities.

1. Students living in Sheffield’s Broomhill will be near the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University - Collegiate Campus, and purpose-built student accommodation would cost around £150–£300/week.

  • Recommended student housings in Broomhill, Sheffield are iQ Steel, Portland Tower, IQ Fenton House, Westhill Hall
  • Travel time from Broomhill to the City Centre by different modes of transportation:

  • Bus - 20-25 minutes

  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 30-40 minutes

  • Tram - 14 minutes

2. Students living in Ecclesall Road would pay approximately £180–£280/week.

Nearby universities include the Sheffield Hallam University - Collegiate Campus.

3. Students living in Crookesmoor purpose-built student accommodation would pay around £180–£350/week. This area includes the University of Sheffield.

Discover Student Room Types in Sheffield (Approx. £250–£1,500/ month)

The purpose-built student accommodation in Sheffield typically includes a variety of amenities included in the bills; it varies according to the provider's terms and conditions. But broadly, we suggest a student should consider budget, needs, and preferences while making decisions. 

We have categorised the room types given below based on preference and budget to help you make your decision.

Type 1: Affordable student rooms in Sheffield: 

These properties typically cost around £160–£350 per week on average and are recommended for students who are comfortable sharing space. They are houses or apartments. 

  • Shared room

    • Amenities: Self-contained apartment with multiple bedrooms, shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Broomhill avg. Rent: £520 / month

    • Ecclesall Road avg. Rent: £480 / month

    • Crookesmoor avg. Rent: £420/ month

    • Recommended shared rooms include Knight House.

  • Triple/ Quadruple rooms

    • Amenities: Private bedroom, Shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Broomhill avg. Rent: £350 / month

    • Ecclesall Road avg. Rent: £300 / month

    • Crookesmoor avg. Rent: £250 / month

  • Entire place

Type 2: Affordable student rooms in Sheffield with privacy: These rooms cost around £200–£350 per month. 

  • Student Single Room

  • Student Shared Flats

    • Amenities: Private Bedroom in a shared house or flat, shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Broomhill avg. Rent: £450 / month

    • Ecclesall Road avg. Rent: £400 / month

    • Crookesmoor avg. Rent: £350 / month

    • Recommended shared flats include iQ Century Square and Steel City.

  • Student Twin Rooms

    • Amenities: One room with 2 single beds, Shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Broomhill avg. Rent: £500 / month

    • Ecclesall Road avg. Rent: £450 / month

    • Crookesmoor avg. Rent: £400 / month

    • Recommended twin rooms include Easyhotel Sheffield.

  • Student Double Room

    • Amenities: One bedroom with double bed, shared bathroom, shared kitchen

    • Broomhill avg. Rent: £550 / month

    • Ecclesall Road avg. Rent: £500 / month

    • Crookesmoor avg. Rent: £450 / month

    • Recommended double rooms include Gell Street Broomhall (6-Bedroom).

Room Type 3: Sheffield student rooms with privacy, quiet space, and proximity to the City Centre cost around  £500- £1,200 per month. 


Room Type 4: Students who prefer amenities over budget

Student Penthouse in Sheffield, Nebula costs around £220 per week (£880/month).

These are suitable for students who prefer to have private bedrooms, a private balcony, a terrace, privacy, spacious rooms, and a top floor that is more over budget.

Private Let Student Homes for Rent in Sheffield, UK with flexible tenancy:

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Cost of Living in Sheffield for Students (Approx. £250–£1,500/ month)

It varies depending on students’ lifestyle choices, but overall, apart from your Sheffield student accommodation rent, other expenses cannot be ignored. We have suggestions to help you save money while living in Sheffield as a student:

  • Food: £100–£250/month on average. 

    • We suggest buying groceries that cost around £150/month and cooking your own meals. 

    • Shop from grocery stores such as Tesco, Asda, The Co-operative Food, Iceland, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Farmfoods, Aldi, and Lidl. They offer student discounts.

  • Transportation: £30-£100/month on average

    • Get a Stagecoach Unirider Card for £35 for 30 days and enjoy unlimited travel on Stagecoach buses.

    • Rent a bicycle from Sheffield Cycle Hire for £12 per day for a daily commute.

    • University bike schemes: Some universities, such as the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, offer their students discounted bikes.

    • Buy a new bike for £200, easily available for students, which is equal to one month's rent and will benefit you for the entire year.

  • Kitchen Essentials: Market worth around £70-£120. 

    • Some properties do not provide utensils in that case, student can check online where some websites provide utensils at discounted prices for student from market prices.

    • Former students generally leave their kitchen essentials on the property while leaving the city due to airport luggage weight restrictions. You can find someone in your friends circle and reuse the stuff.

  • Bedding Essentials: Market worth around £100. 

    • Only a few providers provide bedding packs to their tenants included in bills or as an offer. Otherwise, after move-in, students have to buy on their own.

    • Former students generally leave their bedding essentials on the property while leaving the city due to airport luggage weight restrictions. You can find someone in your friends circle and reuse the stuff.

  • Bathroom Essentials: Market worth around £30

    • While booking a student room, the focus remains on whether it has shared or private bathrooms, but forget about bathroom essentials. Student can check online where some websites provide at discounted prices from market prices.

  • Cleaning Essentials: Market worth around £55

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When should I start looking for Sheffield accommodation?


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It's always advisable to start your hunt for Sheffield student accommodation 3-5 months before your travel. 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. Also, if in any case you don't receive your university acceptance letter, Casita gives you the liberty of free cancellation with no hidden charges.

Can you suggest any Sheffield student residences that are pet-friendly?

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Some providers in Sheffield offer pet-friendly room options for students. Contact our accommodation experts to learn more!

When should I book my Sheffield student accommodation for the September intake?

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If you are selected for the September intake, you may begin your search for Sheffield accommodation between January and March or preferably around six months before your intake.


Are pet-friendly student accommodations more expensive than non-pet-friendly accommodations?

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Yes, there are some monthly additional charges called:

  • Pet Deposit: Refundable fees, usually around £300, that cover any damage caused by the pet.

  • Pet Rent: Non-refundable monthly charges of around £30 for cleaning, maintenance, and pet-related amenities.

Are there short-term stays in Sheffield?

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Some providers offer short-term stays in Sheffield. 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 Sheffield student housing that accepts short-term stays.


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