Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Lincoln, England
Flatshare in Lincoln, England

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Lincoln, England

type.private_room 143 754/month
type.residence 20 842/month
stats.apartment.2 3 659/month

This English city, despite being relatively small, has a wide variety of accommodations for students. Keep in mind that most international young people attending one of their universities (either Lincoln University or Bishop Grosseteste University), prefer to live in private shared flats or residences. This way they are well accompanied upon their arrival in the city, connecting with roommates to share different moments and experiences.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Lincoln

In this section, we inform you about some pros and cons of sharing a flat in the English city for you to value if it is your preferred type of accommodation.:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Lincoln

You will find spare rooms in a convenient location according to the university you are going to. For example, if you are going to Lincoln University you can consider New Boultham, Lincoln Cornhill or Industrial State, in addition to the city centre which is also convenient if you are going to Bishop Grosseteste University.

Some rooms have a higher price because they include access to a private bathroom, a balcony and/or a terrace.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Lincoln

If you are going to be here in winter, you have to agree with your flatmates about heating, so that there are no problems with that.

You will share common spaces with flatmates.

Apps for your international exchange in Lincoln

We recommend that you use the Apps for your international stay, which will make your exchange to Lincoln much simpler. In these apps, you will find different suggestions and information about all the necessary procedures that you have to do when you arrive in the English city, as well as about the university and life in the city. One of the repeated tips from previous students is that you rent or buy a second-hand bicycle to move around the city and avoid spending on public transport on a day-to-day basis.

How to meet people in Lincoln

We tell you what are some of the best ways you have to meet people in this English city. Of course, we also recommend that you connect with your roommates, who will surely be your "family" during your exchange.

Student Associations in Lincoln

Like most institutions in the UK, the University of Lincoln has a wide variety of clubs and societies that you can join during your stay in the city. In them, it will be easier for you to meet people with your same interests, since you can choose from more than 80 societies and sports clubs, including golf, tennis, frisbee, rowing, kinball, mountaineering, dance, anime, creative writing, Esports, social discussions, singing, musical theatre, Formula 1 and even Taylor Swift.

Facebook groups for international students in Lincoln

You will find several groups that you can join, including the international student society and the other clubs and associations. In addition, we recommend that you join those that are diverged according to the academic year, such as the “University of Lincoln Chat Group 2022-2023”, to find out about all the activities that are organized and be in contact with young people from all walks of life.

Whatsapp groups for international students in Lincoln (H3)

Surely you will find WhatsApp groups to join. In them, students usually share their interests and hobbies, to find other students who have similar interests and with whom they can share different experiences.

Tips for living in a shared student apartment in Lincoln

We give you some tips to keep in mind when living in shared flats in the English city:

Take advantage of the extra in your student budget to explore England as much as possible. Public transport is very good and you can easily reach cities like Sheffield, Nottingham, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

The rooms can be part of private flats, houses or student residences, so you have to read the ad's description to see what it is about and choose the ideal one for you.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Lincoln

How much does a shared flat cost in Lincoln?
The price of spare rooms in private shared flats and residences can range from £300 to £1,040 per month.
How to meet people in Lincoln?
Past students say it's best to join one of Lincoln University's sports clubs and societies (Bishop Grosseteste University also has some). In addition, you can join Facebook and WhatsApp groups to connect with other students before arriving in the city.
What to ask before entering a shared flat in Lincoln?
You have to ask what the rules of the flat are, especially about aspects of coexistence that can cause problems, such as cleaning, visits, pets, parties, etc.
How to choose ideal roommates in Lincoln?
Suppose learning or improving your English is one of the reasons why you have selected Lincoln for your exchange. In that case, we recommend you choose roommates who are of different nationalities than you, as it will lead you to speak English both at university and in the apartment.
What are the best apps to find flatmates in Lincoln?
We have at your disposal one of the best apps/websites for you to search: Erasmus Play. In it, you can compare the different rooms and shared and verified flats in Lincoln.