Student Accommodation near Wrexham
Many students think that because Wrexham is a small town that they won’t be able to find suitable student rooms. However, Casita offers student accommodation in Wrexham that is close to the city centre and the city’s only university.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Wrexham?
Wrexham is the fourth-largest urban area in Wales with a population of 61,603 and it’s situated north of Wales with various mountains and hills nearby. It is located on relatively flat land between the lower Dee Valley and the mountains of North Wales. Although it is not built on a major river, three small rivers flow through parts of the town: the Clywedog, Gwenfro, and Alyn.
Wrexham grew as a market town and an industrial hub throughout the years which resulted in the immense growth of educational institutions. Wrexham Glyndwr University is the primary university of the town. It is a newly established university that was founded in 2008. It is well-known for The Wall Recording Studio which operates on its Plas Coch Campus.
Universities in Wrexham
Glyndwr University and The Gardens bus stops are a few minutes walk away.
Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives as well as Acton Park are a few minutes ride away by public transport.
Transportation In Wrexham
Transportation in Wrexham is easily accessible. A new bus terminal was recently constructed and it serves local, regional, and long-distance bus services. It is served by various bus companies, including Arriva Buses Wales and Stagecoach. Moreover, Wrexham has four railway stations to help you get around easily. These stations are Wrexham General, Wrexham Central, Gwersyllt, and Ruabon station.
1. Which off-campus accommodation is closest to Wrexham Glyndwr University?
Snowden Hall is the nearest student accommodation to Wrexham Glyndwr University, just a 10-minute walk away from campus.
2. When is the best time to look for student accommodation in Wrexham?
It is best to start looking for a student room in Wrexham around January if you’re an international student.
3. How much does student accommodation cost in Wrexham?
The average cost for an en-suite room in Wrexham is £89-109.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Wrexham?
Wrexham has various places you can visit. The Valley Crucis Abbey is a must-see attraction; it holds the remains of the thirteenth-century abbey which represents the austere life experienced by the priests in this cultural asset. St. Mary’s Cathedral is another popular place to visit; it’s located on Regent Street and it’s the main church of the Diocese of Wrexham. It was built in 1857 at the height of the Gothic Revival and became the house of the Bishop of Menevia from 1898 to 1987. It’s also the home of the relic of Saint Richard Gwyn, Wrexham's patron saint.
Additionally, there are various festivals in Wrexham. Focus Wales is an international new music festival held in September yearly with more than 200 bands. It hosts screenings for some indie cinema movies and multiple exhibitions with food stalls and artisan crafts.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Wrexham, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities: Liverpool, Manchester, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Derby, Sheffield, and Bradford.
1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Wrexham is £95 per week for an en-suite room. Other room types including studios, and flats are available as well.
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 Wrexham?
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 Wrexham?
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.