Sheffield

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Sheffield

Looking for student accommodation in Sheffield?

If you want to study in the UK but want a smaller city than London, Sheffield is a great option! In this city everything is close by, the nightlife is magnificent and the cost of living is slightly cheaper than in the English capital or other cities like Cambridge. Also, if you are adventurous, you have to know that Sheffield is surrounded by mountains and is very well connected with other cities, so you can easily visit them.

The two universities in this English city attract thousands of students a year who move to live here, for its quality and university atmosphere. Therefore, there is a wide variety of accommodation options that you can consider. From Erasmus Play we make your search simple, you just have to enter in the map view, select your preferences and compare between the different alternatives offered there.

Here are some of the best student accommodation options in Sheffield.

Student apartments for rent in Sheffield

If you want to have your own room, kitchen, bathroom and sitting area, the best alternative is to rent a complete apartment for yourself. The largest offer is studio-style apartments and some also include access to various building amenities, such as a gym or terrace.

The price ranges from 208 pounds a month for a studio in a suburb or 672 pounds a month for a studio centrally located and close to universities. Compare the different options and find the one that best suits you!

Student room for rent in Sheffield

Renting a room to live in during your Erasmus or internship in Sheffield is also a popular alternative for young people from all over the world. When looking for a room in a shared flat, you have to pay attention to the features it includes, such as whether the bathroom is private or shared, or whether the apartment has a washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, etc.

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Student accommodation in Sheffield 

This northern UK city is small in size and the universities are mostly located around the centre of the city, so it will not be difficult to find well-located student accommodation in Sheffield. Of course, keep in mind that if you move a bit away from the centre, you will find apartments with slightly lower prices and with a good connection to the city.

Apartments for rent in the centre of Sheffield

Most of the apartments for rent in this neighbourhood are studios for one person. If you choose this area you will be just a few minutes walk from the universities, the places of interest, the train and bus stations to travel to other cities and restaurants and bars where the nightlife is concentrated.

The price of a flat to rent in the centre of Sheffield starts at around £ 600 per month.

Apartments in the Little Sheffield neighbourhood 

Renting a student apartment in this neighbourhood is usually a bit cheaper than in the city centre. A studio with a bathroom is priced at around £ 208-450 per month. You will have to walk a few minutes to get to the universities.

Rooms for rent near the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield campus is adjacent to the city centre, so neighbourhoods like those listed above are good options. In addition, another neighbourhood that you can consider is Crookesmoor, where you can rent rooms in shared flats.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Sheffield Hallam

This institution is also located in the centre of Sheffield, so it is not difficult to find a conveniently located accommodation. Any room or flat in the city centre is comfortable, or you can also choose some accommodation in neighbourhoods such as Park Hill.

University residence in Sheffield 

A highly chosen alternative by Erasmus students in Sheffield is the residence hall. Some of them belong to the universities and others are private. The price of the accommodation will depend on whether you choose a 3, 4, 5 or 6 bedroom apartment and the location.

On average the monthly cost is 520 pounds a month for a single bed in a private room with a private bathroom. The kitchen and other amenities are shared.

If you choose a residence to do your Erasmus in Sheffield, keep in mind that you have to buy sheets, duvets, dishes and other items when you enter. They are generally not included in the price.

Frequently asked questions about Sheffield

How much does it cost to live in Sheffield for students?
The cost of living in Sheffield is high compared to other countries like Spain or Italy. However, considering that it is the United Kingdom, you have to know that this city is cheaper than others such as London or Cambridge. On average, the monthly expense is about 850 pounds between accommodation, food and leisure expenses.
How to find accommodation near the university in Sheffield?
Both the University of Sheffield and the University of Sheffield Hallam are centrally located (except for one of the Hallam campuses, about a 20-minute walk from the centre). From Erasmus Play we make your search for accommodation near the university easy, being able to see on the map the different accommodation options of various platforms and online companies.
Why do Erasmus in Sheffield?
This English city is largely dedicated to students, so its environment is perfect for going on Erasmus. It is very well connected to other cities for travel, its cost of living is lower than other English cities, and it has a vivacious nightlife.
What are the best areas to live in Sheffield if you are a student?
Being a relatively small city and mostly dedicated to students, almost every neighbourhood in Sheffield is good for you. If you choose the centre of the city you will be in the middle of the environment, but if you decide on neighbourhoods on the outskirts you can also reach the places of interest in a few minutes on foot.
How much does a student room cost in Sheffield?
The price of student rooms in this northern city starts at 290 pounds a month, with the average being around 500 pounds a month. It all depends on the location and the amenities offered by the apartment and the building.

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