Student Accommodation near Winchester
If you’re looking to live and study in the charming city of Winchester, don’t stress about finding the perfect student room. Casita offers student accommodation in Winchester with all kinds of room options, just contact our accommodation experts and they’ll have you covered!
Why Book Student Accommodation in Winchester
As the ancient capital of England, Winchester is a city with more than 2000 years of history. It was the seat of King Alfred the Great during the 9th century and the centre of prosperity during the Roman Era.
The primary university of the city is the University of Winchester, a university that started as a training centre for teachers in 1840 and then grew to have more than 8000 students in 2017. It is among the top universities in Hampshire with other famous educational institutions available in the city like Sparsholt College Hampshire and Winchester College.
Universities in Winchester
Transportation In Winchester
There are various transportation methods in Winchester. Bluestar buses run between Southampton - Chandlers Ford - Winchester every 15 minutes and they offer a 20% discount for students on network tickets. Railway services are also available with a railway station less than 10 minutes away from the University of Winchester and the city centre.
Where do students live in Winchester?
The area in Winchester known to be a student hub with multiple student accommodation options and other student amenities is Stanmore. It’s also because it’s conveniently located with access to the main university campus and the city itself.
What does Winchester University Specialise in?
Winchester University has undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a range of subjects such as arts, humanities, health and social care, social sciences, business, law, sport and education.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Winchester?
If you are a student in one of the city’s various educational institutions, there are multiple things you can do in Winchester. You can visit the famous Winchester Cathedral, a cathedral with a history that goes back to the 7th century and one of the largest cathedrals in England and Europe. It is the resting place of Saxon royalty, bishops, and Jane Austen, the famous English novelist. Furthermore, you can visit Theatre Royal, another popular Winchester attraction. It is a public theatre located within the city centre with a traditional Edwardian-style auditorium and a newly refurbished seating area. It presents first-class programmes of plays, musicals, and beautifully designed pantomime performances.
Winchester is home to various festivals and events; Winchester Comedy Festival is among the most famous festivals in Winchester. Held yearly in September, this festival hosts the best comedic performances by the best stand-up comedians in England. It is usually held at Theatre Royal, Guildhall, and Discovery Centre. Additionally, Winchester Poetry Day is another popular event. Held in October for poetry enthusiasts, it takes place in the Discovery Centre yearly and usually includes poetry readings, discussions, prize giveaways, and workshops to help aspiring poets.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Winchester, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Winchester is £250 per week for a studio.
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 Winchester?
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 Winchester?
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.