Lincoln

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Lincoln

This English city is the largest in the county of Lincolnshire. It is a historic city with many valuable monuments such as Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle and an old town with beautiful cobbled streets.

Many students choose this English city to study every year, so the student atmosphere is usually very lively. There are several activities that you will be able to enjoy, both during the day and at night. Keep in mind that nightlife tends to be concentrated in the clubs and bars in the old town.

Looking for student accommodation in Lincoln? You have to know that in this English city you will find a wide variety of accommodation available, from apartments to private rooms in houses with gardens or student residences. In this article, we will tell you some of the most important characteristics of each type of accommodation so that you can choose the one that best suits your preferences and find the ideal one for you. You will surely find it easily in the Erasmus Play search engine!

Student apartments for rent in Lincoln

This alternative is usually one of the most chosen by international students to live during their Erasmus experience in Lincoln, although the cost is usually quite high. All those young people who prefer to have a complete apartment to themselves, without having to share the common areas and the bathroom, decide to rent an apartment (studio type), with a capacity for 1 or 2 people. They are usually couples or friends who know each other and want to live together during their experience in Lincoln.

Each of the apartments has different characteristics, although most of them have basic appliances such as a refrigerator and oven.

As a reference, the cost of studio flats usually ranges from 1000 pounds onwards and can go up to 2000 pounds per month approximately.

Student room for rent in Lincoln

If you want to rent a private room for students in Lincoln, you have to know that most of them belong to apartments shared with other students. In any case, the cost of renting a room is always lower than that of a complete apartment, since, in addition to dividing the monthly rental cost among everyone, you will be able to divide the expenses of the utility bills (water, internet, electricity, gas, etc.).

Most of the rooms are furnished, with everything necessary for a student, such as a bed, wardrobe, desk and chair. However, you should look at the characteristics of each one, since they may also have details that differentiate them, such as a balcony or access to a terrace or even a private bathroom.

Student accommodation in Lincoln

In this section we will tell you which are some of the most chosen areas by international young people who move to Lincoln to live their Erasmus experience:

Apartments for rent in the centre of Lincoln

In the centre, Lincoln is home to most of the restaurants and entertainment venues that students usually go to. Here you will also find the historic city centre with Lincoln's most important landmarks such as the cathedral and castle.

New Boultham Apartments

This area is adjacent to the main campus of the University of Lincoln, making it very convenient for those students who have to attend classes there. If you choose this area to live in, you will be surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars that young people usually go to.

Room for Rent in Brayford Pool

This is an urban area that developed west of downtown Lincoln, next to the so-called Brayford Island. In addition to having a large number of shops, restaurants and bars, Brayford Pool is very close to West Common Park, one of the green lungs of the city where you will be able to enjoy leisure time outdoors.

Erasmus accommodation near Lincoln universities

The following are the two most important institutions in the city that tend to receive more international students every year:

University of Lincoln

This research university has a main campus located to the south of the city centre, next to the urban area called Brayford Pool. Classes from all the faculties found in Lincoln are taught there, so if you are going to study there, you should look for accommodation in nearby neighbourhoods such as New Boultham, Lincoln Cornhill or Industrial State.

Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University also has a unique campus in Lincoln where all of its departments and classes are located. The campus is north of the city centre, about a 20-minute walk from it. Students who want to find accommodation near this institution usually choose apartments or rooms in the centre of Lincoln, since that way they are also close to the leisure places most frequented by students. 

University residence in Lincoln

In Lincoln, you will find residences for students both on the university campuses and outside of them. Each of these student residences has different facilities, so you should compare them to be able to choose the one that best suits your preferences and especially your monthly budget.

Frequently Asked Questions about studying in Lincoln

How much does a student room cost in Lincoln?
The price of rooms in shared flats or residences in Lincoln usually vary between a range that goes from 300 pounds to approximately 1040 pounds, always depending on their characteristics and the location in which they are.
What are the best areas to live in Lincoln as a student?
Most of the international young people who move to this city to live to tend to look for accommodation in the central neighbourhood of the city or the surroundings, such as Brayford Pool, New Boultham, Lincoln Cornhill or Industrial State.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Lincoln?
That depends on the country you come from since each of them has specific regulations in this regard and the amounts differ depending on the country and city of origin.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Lincoln?
The cost of living in this English city is usually medium/high, especially considering that its currency is the British pound. A fact: students usually save on transportation when buying or renting a bike for the entire time they will be in Lincoln.
Why go on Erasmus to Lincoln?
In this city, you will be able to delve into both English culture and the history of the city. You will also be able to travel to interesting and nearby cities such as Sheffield and Nottingham, for example. And of course, here you will be able to improve your English exponentially by communicating with both locals and international students.

 

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