🛌 Student Accommodation Sheffield


Student Accommodation Sheffield

About Sheffield

Sheffield is one of the UK’s 10 largest cities and is situated in South Yorkshire. The city itself has a lot to offer and is a real thriving hub of nightlife, culture and business. The city is home to over 60,000 students so you can be sure of a truly vibrant and diverse student population which makes sure Sheffield is an ever popular choice for new students each year.

Popular Student Areas of Sheffield

Eccleshall Road

A popular independent road with a great social vibe and high student footfall. The area is particularly convenient for Sheffield Hallam but the area remains popular for all students.

Sheffield City Centre

As with most city centres you can get all of the benefits the city has to offer but at a higher price. Great for nights out and easy access to both universities as well as the very best in restaurants, museums, galleries and all round shopping options.


Popular with students, in particular those studying at the University of Sheffield. Broomhill has a number of pubs and restaurants which makes it a great hangout for students.


Another great choice for students is Crookes. Popular with both universities and offering an immersive student culture. The area offers a lot of private student housing and remains within easy access of the city centre.


Popular with first year University of Sheffield students due to its student village. Ranmoor has nice outdoor spaces and also offers easy access to the Peak District by bus.

Top Universities in Sheffield

  • University of Sheffield
  • Sheffield Hallam University

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does student accommodation cost in Sheffield?

On average, it costs £154 per week to stay in student accommodation in Sheffield. The average price for Ensuites is £127 per week and for Studios it is £203 per week. The actual price will depend on the location, facilities and amenities offered by the accommodation as well as how recently it was built or refurbished. You can browse all options here .

What is the best student accommodation in Sheffield?

Students who stayed in Sheffield have said good things about Central Quay, Westbar House, Sharman Court, Devonshire Courtyard, and The Forge student halls.

Can I pay for my student accommodation in installments?

Many properties allow you to pay for accommodation in installments rather than in a single lump sum payment. However, they will usually require you to have a UK-based guarantor (a resident of the United Kingdom between the age of 18 and 75 who will be able to pay your rent).

Can I share my student accommodation in Sheffield with a friend?

Yes, many student properties in Sheffield allow for dual occupancy of their rooms (e.g. for couples, best friends, siblings). Some properties offer this option absolutely for free, others charge a little extra. When browsing student rooms on Campusboard watch out for the 'Dual occupancy' label which will explain the terms for that room.