building-icon

Student Accommodation Sunderland

(18) Options

Filters

close-icon
Accommodation Type
Accommodation Type
Student AccommodationPurpose built student rooms with onsite teams, facilities and community.
Private LetPrivate or shared living in a house or apartment.
Reset
Apply
Room Type
Room Type
En-Suite
Entire Place
Flat
Penthouse
Shared Flat
Shared Room
Single
Studio
Reset
Apply
Facilities
Facilities
24/7 Security + CCTV
Accessibility
Advice
Air Conditioning
Bed and Breakfast
Bills Included
Central Heating
Cleaning Service
Communal Games Room
Communal Kitchen
Emergency
Flexible Start Dates
Fully-Furnished
Insurance
Laundry
On-Site Cinema Room
On-Site Gym
On-Site Maintenance
On-Site Management
Parking
Secure Bike Storage
Secure Rooms
Social Area
Storage Space
Study Rooms
Vending Machine
Wi-Fi
Reset
Apply
Availability
Move In Date
2024
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Length Of Stay
Full Year
50+ Weeks
Academic Year
30+ Weeks
Semester
12 Weeks
Reset
Apply
Weekly Budget
Weekly Budget
£0 - £5000
0
0
5000
5000
Reset
Apply
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy
COVID-19 Cancellation Policy
No Visa No Pay
No Place No Pay
Reset
Apply
view list icon
Active view grid icon
sorting icon
Sort By
Recommended
Newest listings
Lowest Price
Highest Price
Closest to City Center
map icon

Map View

switch icon
order iconSort By
Recommended
Newest listings
Lowest Price
Highest Price
Closest to City Center
filters iconFilters
map icon

Map

switch icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Virtual Tour
virtual tour icon
Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
True Newcastle Opto
True Newcastle Opto
True Newcastle Opto
True Newcastle Opto
next-icon
Map Pin

Newcastle, City Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Clock Pin

49 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

Studio

No Visa No Pay

Accessibility

From

£199

/week
167
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Virtual Tour
virtual tour icon
Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Newcastle 1 Roost
Newcastle 1 Roost
Newcastle 1 Roost
Newcastle 1 Roost
next-icon
Map Pin

Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HZ, United Kingdom

Clock Pin

39 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

Studio

Accessibility

From

£185

/week
115
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Virtual Tour
virtual tour icon
Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Garth Heads
Garth Heads
Garth Heads
Garth Heads
next-icon
Map Pin

Melbourne St, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2JE

Clock Pin

44 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

Single

From

£102

/week
49
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Quay Point
Quay Point
Quay Point
Quay Point
next-icon
Map Pin

Tyne and Wear, NE1 6PZ

Clock Pin

45 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

From

£135

/week
1
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Quay Point Studios
Quay Point Studios
Quay Point Studios
Quay Point Studios
next-icon
Map Pin

Melbourne Street, NE1 2JB

Clock Pin

45 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

Studio

From

£150

/week
126
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Virtual Tour
virtual tour icon
Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Newgate Court Unite
Newgate Court Unite
Newgate Court Unite
Newgate Court Unite
next-icon
Map Pin

Grainger Street, NE1 5AT

Clock Pin

32 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

Studio

From

£165

/week
126
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Norfolk Street
Norfolk Street
Norfolk Street
Norfolk Street
next-icon
Map Pin

Norfolk Street, Sunniside, Sunderland SR1 1EA

Clock Pin

7 mins walk to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

From

£120

/week
1
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Millfield House
Millfield House
Millfield House
Millfield House
next-icon
Map Pin

68 Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 7BB

Clock Pin

10 mins by public transport, 16 mins walk to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

Single

From

£105

/week
2
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Park Lane House
Park Lane House
Park Lane House
Park Lane House
next-icon
Map Pin

Park Lane House, 27 Stockton Rd, Sunderland SR2 7AQ, United Kingdom

Clock Pin

13 mins by public transport, 12 mins walk to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

From

£120

/week
3
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
Dunn House
Dunn House
Dunn House
Dunn House
next-icon
Map Pin

50-56 North Bridge Street, Sunderland, SR5 1AH

Clock Pin

35 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

Studio

From

£128

/week
34
Quick Vieweye icon
Cashback Offer!
offer icon

3

Virtual Tour
virtual tour icon
Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
iQ Collingwood
iQ Collingwood
iQ Collingwood
iQ Collingwood
next-icon
Map Pin

Kings Manor Business Park Newcastle NE1 6PA United Kingdom

Clock Pin

41 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

En-Suite

Studio

From

£165

/week
41
Quick Vieweye icon
Exclusive £50 Voucher
offer icon

1

Virtual Tour
virtual tour icon
Add to Shortlist
Not short listed
prev-icon
St James' Point Roost
St James' Point Roost
St James' Point Roost
St James' Point Roost
next-icon
Map Pin

Pitt St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5SU, United Kingdom

Clock Pin

42 mins by public transport to Central Sunderland

Studio

En-Suite

Accessibility

From

£179

/week
60
Quick Vieweye icon
1
2

Let us help your search!

Get the best apartments for your stay based on your requirements like budget, distance from university, accessibility etc. Feel free to chat with our experts. You can fill this form so that we can help you.

Contact us form background
*
*
*
Phone
*
calender image
*
calender image

Contact us form background

Sunderland Student Accommodation 

Your search for student accommodation in Sunderland ends here, with over 30 accommodation options available on Casita featuring all room types for your convenience. When booking student accommodation in Sunderland, you will find an array of different options that are located in close proximity to the city’s universities. The available room types in Sunderland include single, double, and en-suite rooms, as well as studios, flats, penthouses, and apartments. These rooms usually come with basic amenities such as Wi-Fi, on-site laundry facilities, and bike storage. Some of the available options for student housing in Sunderland, which are conveniently located near the city’s top universities and institutions, include Quay House, Manor Bank, Byron Central, and The Foundry. So, if you’re headed to Sunderland to pursue an education, contact Casita’s accommodation experts and book your place now! 

About Sunderland

Sunderland is located on the east coast of the UK near Newcastle and Durham. The coastal location creates an atmosphere that’s charming yet cold. With a rich and diverse lifestyle ranging from city, coast, and countryside vibes, international students living in Sunderland love the charm and the close community of this vibrant city. Sunderland is famous for its ports, trades and diverse community. Known as a trading coal and salt centre, the town has a past of being the capital of shipbuilding in the world, also known as the "Largest Shipbuilding Town in the World". It is an ideal destination for sea lovers with a wide range of beaches all over its coast.

Facts About Sunderland

Sunderland, the ship-building capital of the world, has plenty of interesting things to offer. Before going to Sunderland, there are plenty of unique and lesser-known facts about Sunderland that you’d enjoy learning about. There are several cities that go by the name of Sunderland across the world, including one in Canada and one in the United States of America. The city has plenty of famous landmarks and monuments, including one of Sunderland's most famous landmarks, Penshaw Monument, which is actually a mini version of the famous temple of Hephaestus in Athens. 

Did you know the first police box in England was in Sunderland? The idea was brought over from the United States and the first box came to life by the hands of the Chief Constable, Frederick Crawley in Sunderland in 1923. Sunderland is also a big city in music, which is a slightly lesser-known fact about the city, however, several top hits in England did, in fact, originate in Sunderland. Additionally, Sunderland is known for its glass industry and for being one of the world’s first cities where stained glass first came to be. 

Best Places to Live in Sunderland

There are several areas that students choose to call home in the city of Sunderland. Close to both the universities and the city centre, students can take their pick from a number of Sunderland neighbourhoods. Some of the best places to live in Sunderland and where students can find affordable and comfortable Sunderland student accommodation include Jesmond, Garth Heads, Fishergate York, and Quayside. 

Here are some of the best places to book Sunderland student accommodation:

Jesmond

This is a lavish and luxurious area of the city that is mostly known for its busy social life and vibrant nightlife. Students who book their student accommodation in Sunderland in this neighbourhood benefit from having access to everything they need all the time while remaining close to transport links and university campuses. 

Garth Heads

This is the ideal place to live if you are attending any of Sunderland’s prestigious universities and institutions. It is also a short walk away from the city centre, making it even more desirable for students. Booking Sunderland accommodation in this area allows students to live in a quiet neighbourhood while maintaining proximity to the hustle and bustle of the city centre,

Quayside

This is a busy Sunderland neighbourhood with lots of gatherings and places of interest that attract students to live in the area. If you book student accommodation in Sunderland in this neighbourhood, you will find plenty of affordable and good options that are close to your university of choice. 

Top Sunderland Accommodation

Casita has several options for student accommodation in Sunderland for students to choose from. These options are fully furnished and come with all the necessary amenities that help students have a better stay. The location of most of the following buildings is close to the city’s universities and institutions. Here are some of the top options for Sunderland accommodation offered by Casita!

Manor Bank

This Sunderland accommodation offers a wide range of room options for students to choose from based on their varying needs and preferences. Rooms at Manor Bank come fitted with big comfy beds with under-bed storage, bedside tables, wardrobes, and study areas with desks and chairs. They also come with private bathrooms with showers, washbasins, and toilets. Manor Bank has a quiet communal study space and a common lounge for you to socialise with your flatmates. There’s also an outdoor social space where you can enjoy warm afternoons.

St James’ Point

As one of many options for Sunderland student accommodation, St James’ Point allows students to choose from a range of rooms and pick whichever one fits them the most. All room types at St James' Point Roost include a small double bed, under-bed storage, a study desk and a chair, a wardrobe, and a chest of drawers. The facilities at this Sunderland student accommodation include high-speed Wi-Fi, contents insurance, on-site laundry facilities, on-site staff 24/7, bike storage, a spacious communal lounge, a social calendar, an outdoor area, and a study room.

Magnet Court

This student accommodation in Sunderland provides students with a wide variety of room options to choose from. All rooms at Magnet Court come with a big comfy bed with under-bed storage and a bedside table, a wardrobe, and a study area with a desk and a chair. You will also get your private bathroom with its shower, toilet, and washbasin. The facilities at this Sunderland accommodation include a quiet communal study room and a common room with comfy sofas as well as ping pong and pool tables.

Mansion Tyne

This student housing in Sunderland has several room types for students to choose from throughout their stay. All rooms at Mansion Tyne mainly come with the following essentials: a private en-suite bathroom, a small double bed, ample storage, and a study area. This Sunderland accommodation is mere minutes away from the University of Sunderland and it comes with a useful set of amenities, including a common room, a cinema room, and an outdoor area.

The View

The View is a Sunderland student housing offering a wide variety of fully-furnished room options for students to choose from. All rooms at this Sunderland accommodation come with large comfy beds, stylish fitted furniture, wardrobes, workspaces, and contemporary en-suite bathrooms with showers. The View houses a variety of stylish social spaces including a quiet study zone and a modern games room.

Cost of Living in Sunderland

Sunderland is considerably affordable for students to live and study there. The average living costs in the city are approximately £675 per month, excluding rent, and including basic expenses like groceries, food, transportation, and even entertainment and leisure. Below is a table illustrating the expenses you’re expected to pay as a student in Sunderland in detail. 


Item 

Monthly Cost (GBP)

On-Campus Accommodation 

290

Off-Campus Accommodation

280

Utilities 

165

Transportation 

55

Groceries

55

Meals (Around 60)

350

Entertainment 

40

Clothes

30


Transport in Sunderland 

Getting around the city of Sunderland is an easy feat due to the variety of accessible and affordable transportation links available throughout the city. The Sunderland transport options include economical, green, luxurious, comfortable, and eco-friendly options. 

Metro: Moving around Sunderland is easy as Tyne and Wear Metro lines cover the whole city and connect it to the neighbouring areas. 

Bus: There are bus routes that extend to each part of the city, so you can be anywhere in no time. There are also several bus stops close to your university campuses as well as your choice of Sunderland student accommodation.

Bike: There are routes dedicated to bikes for those who love to move around lightly. This is an affordable and eco-friendly way to move about in Sunderland and enjoy the scenery while you’re at it. 

Walking: Getting around Sunderland on foot is also a viable option to take into consideration when exploring the city or getting to class in the morning.

International Students in Sunderland

Sunderland is a renowned student city whose reputation is constantly on the rise and is home to thousands of both local and international students. International students often choose Sunderland as their study destination, and rightfully so! This is mainly due to the high quality of education offered at Sunderland’s various universities, colleges, and higher education institutions, its proximity to Newcastle, the vibrant student life in the city, and the multiple options for student accommodation in Sunderland that students can take their pick from. 

Besides the United Kingdom, which contributes the largest number of students in Sunderland universities, students flock to the city from other countries in Europe, including Spain, France, Germany, and Greece among others. Some students also come from countries like the United States of America and Canada. Additionally, some students’ home countries are located in Asia and the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, India, China, and Kuwait among others. 

Student Life in Sunderland

Sunderland is a student-friendly city, not only because of its world-renowned universities and higher education institutions but also because of its vibrant atmosphere and busy nightlife. There is always something for students to do and places for them to visit while in Sunderland. The city’s coastal location also allows you to enjoy a number of waterside activities and destinations. You won’t have a dull moment in the city, whatever your interests may be! 

Events in Sunderland

Several events and festivals take place in Sunderland throughout the year. These feature everything from history and culture to art and entertainment and everything in between. Here are some of the events in Sunderland that we think you should check out!

  1. Sunderland Food & Drink Festival - June

This is an event in Sunderland that’s all about trying different cuisines and getting exposed to various cultures through food and drink. This event includes stalls and pop-ups with cuisines from as far afield as the Caribbean, Europe, and Afghanistan, as well as a range of local producers. Additionally, live performances are available at this festival as well for your entertainment. 

  1. Summer Streets Festival - July

Community arts and music festival Summer Streets is a free family event in Sunderland with a lineup of engaging performances and interactive activities for everyone to enjoy. There are usually big performances from several artists and renowned musicians that take the stage at this festival. 

  1. Sunderland Shorts Film Festival - August - October

This is one of the most famous events in Sunderland and one that creates the most buzz every year. Since 2015, Sunderland Shorts has been dedicated to providing unmissable film experiences for film fans and filmmakers alike. 

Attractions in Sunderland 

Sunderland has a number of diverse attractions and destinations that you should absolutely check out during your time there. These attractions in Sunderland are fit for all interests, including history, architecture, art, natural scenery, culture, science, entertainment, and so much more. Here are some of the must-visit Sunderland attractions!

Roker & Seaburn Beaches 

These award-winning beaches are a Sunderland staple; they are great spots for fun water activities.

Hylton Castle

This is a notable Sunderland attraction located in the North Hylton area. This stone castle was originally built from wood and then later rebuilt with stone in the 14th to 15th centuries. 

The National Glass Centre

People who enjoy culture and art, specifically glass artwork, usually enjoy their time at The National Glass Centre. 

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

This museum has vast collections of artefacts depicting the local and natural history of the area. 

Universities in Sunderland

Sunderland has a number of notable learning institutions and top-ranked universities and colleges whose high quality of education attracts both local and international students. Casita has a variety of Sunderland student housing facilities near the city’s universities; check them out below!

University of Sunderland

  • There are over 20 Sunderland student accommodation options available within a short walk or ride from the university.

  • There is a subway station as well as several bus stations surrounding the campus.

  • The famous Keel Square is a 10-minute walk away and the National Grass Centre is a 30-minute walk. 

City of Sunderland College

  • There are several options for student homes in Sunderland that are only 15 to 25-minute ride by public transport.

  • Several bus stations are right next to the college.

  • Barnes Park is right next to campus and Roker Lighthouse is a short ride away.

The city also presents an ideal destination for students who intend to study in Newcastle. Newcastle is only a short train ride away, with famous universities like Northumbria University, Newcastle University, and Newcastle College available.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

What is the ideal time to start looking for student accommodation in Sunderland?


down icon

It's important to start your search for Sunderland student accommodation as early as possible. While Casita is there to help you with the necessary 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.


When should I book my Sunderland student accommodation if I’m selected for the September intake?


down icon

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


Are short-term stays an available option in Sunderland student homes?


down icon

Some providers offer short-term stays in Sunderland student homes. 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.


On average, how much does it cost to rent student accommodation in Sunderland?


down icon

The average weekly cost for Sunderland accommodation is around £75 for a single room. Other room types like studios or en-suite rooms may cost more depending on the provider.


How do I pay for my Sunderland accommodation?


down icon

You can make the payment for your Sunderland student accommodation via several transactional modes, including 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. 


expand icon

See More Questions (20)