Student Accommodation in Southampton
Southampton is home to some of the top universities in the UK, making it an ideal destination for international students. That doesn’t mean, however, that you won’t be able to find the perfect student accommodation in Southampton! Just contact our accommodation experts and they’ll snag you the student room of your dreams!
Why Book a Student Accommodation in Southampton?
There are more than 40,000 students studying in Southampton, 10,000 of which are international students. The city has three major universities, the University of Southampton, Southampton Solent University, and City College Southampton. The University of Southampton is ranked among the top 100 research facilities worldwide and the top 5 in the UK. It is known for its research in the areas of engineering sciences, optoelectronics, computer science and electronics, chemistry, cancer science, oceanography, and sound and vibration research. On the other hand, Southampton Solent University offers world-leading training, consultancy, and research programs. City College Southampton offers students a wide range of vocational courses and is well-known for its apprenticeship training. The fact that almost 15% of Southampton residents are university students makes the city very young and exciting to live in for international students.
Universities in Southampton
There are 15 accommodation options that are either within a 15-minute walk or a 20,30-minute ride by public transport.
Jubilee Sports Hall bus station is a short walk from campus.
The famous Victorian fountain and Victorian Clock Tower are within a short distance from the campus.
Our accommodation options are right next to campus, just a five to ten-minute walk away while other accommodation options are around a 15-minute ride away from campus.
The university is surrounded by 4 bus stations for easy access to your classes.
The iconic Tudor House & Garden is a 10-minute walk from campus as well as East Park where you can catch a breath of fresh air between classes.
Walk to your classes when you book one of our student accommodations in Southampton.
The area has several transport links in case you want to catch a bus after classes.
The campus is surrounded by a wide range of restaurants and cafes where you can hang out with friends.
Transportation In Southampton
There are many transportation options in the city for easy daily travel, including bus links and trains. A train ride from Southampton to London is about 1 hour and a half. There are many cities nearby suitable for fun day trips from Southampton.
1. What is Southampton known for?
The city is mostly known as the cruise ship capital of Europe since it was a major seaport for the UK for centuries up until this day.
2. Is Southampton cheap for students?
Southampton is considered an affordable city to live in according to its student living index score of 0.65 which made it the 4th most affordable city for students in 2019.
3. Is University of Southampton good?
According to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, the University of Southampton jumped five places to land 15th place in the list of best universities in the UK. It also has a global rank of 97, putting it in the top 100 universities in the world.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Southampton?
With a beautiful waterfront area, a vibrant city centre, and more than 2000 years of history, many museums and galleries to explore, Southampton offers something for everyone. Shopping in Southampton is a surreal experience, thanks to its world-class stores. Among the many interesting things to do in Southampton is visiting Tudor House and Garden, the city’s most important historic landmark revealing 800 years of history, located in Old Town. Southhampton’s Seacity Museum is another popular attraction due to the city’s connection with the doomed RMS Titanic. You can head over there for your own Titanic trail in Southampton. It has several exhibitions exploring the ship’s departure from Southampton on 10 April 1912, 5 days before it sank. For those who enjoy live performances, Mayflower Theatre is the place to go, one of the top cultural destinations in the city.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Southampton, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Southampton is £79 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Southampton?
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.
Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Southampton?
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.
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.