Finding student accommodation near the University of Leeds
Ranked 93rd in the 2019 World University Rankings, the University of Leeds is a Russell Group university boasting over 30,000 students, making it the fifth largest in the UK. It’s situated on a single main campus, although over time the university has expanded to a number of other buildings and sites across the city of Leeds.
Over 20% of students attending the University of Leeds are classified as international students, demonstrating the institutions worldwide reputation for excellence. With many international students remaining in Leeds after graduation, the city has also developed a diverse social culture around the multi-cultural groups who call it home.
With such a central location, just one mile north of Leeds City Centre, students studying at the University of Leeds will primarily be looking for accommodation around either the City Centre, Woodhouse or Burley.
Students wanting private apartments or 2-bedroom flat shares have plenty of choices here. With a number of private landlords renting these to students, plus an ever-increasing number of purpose-built private apartment blocks, you can enjoy private student living with all the amenities and security of student halls of residence.
Alternatively, the nearby suburbs have an array of beautiful terraces and townhouses, with anywhere from 3-bedrooms up to 6-bedrooms and beyond for larger student groups. To remain competitive in the accommodation market, these properties are often renovated to a high-level, with modern kitchens, large living areas and, importantly, comfy beds to flop onto after a long day of lectures.
If you don’t mind a bit of travel, you can also look at areas like Hyde Park and even Headingley, as the city has great public transport options that go right to the main University of Leeds campus. Living out here also gives you the opportunity to mingle more with students from Leeds Beckett University, and to check out the amazing social scene in these popular suburbs, with restaurants, pubs, cinemas and independent traders galore.
With UniHomes, you can find the best student accommodation at the University of Leeds. All of the properties advertised on UniHomes have all bills included in your rent, meaning you can budget for the upcoming semesters and know exactly how much will be left over from your next student loan payment to go towards those pricey recommended textbooks.