Salford University - what student accommodation options are there?

Jan 29, 2021

Choosing the right student accommodation for your needs can be a daunting task, luckily we’ve done the research to help you make the right decision for your time as a student in Salford.

Going to university is one of the most exciting moments in life as it’s often your first time away from home and a first taste of adult life. While the idea of the freedom of your own place is great, the prospect can also be quite daunting too. Choosing a university is a big decision, and not one that can be taken lightly. Finding the right place to live once you’ve been accepted into your university of choice is a big step. Luckily, we understand student accommodation, and what students are looking for in a place to live. So, Salford University - what student accommodation options are there?

What’s it like to be a student in Salford?

Knowing roughly what it’s like to live in your university city before you head there can help you settle in a bit quicker, and will also make you feel like a local in no time! Having an idea of where the main points of interest are, what the city centre looks like (and where the good bars are) will stand you in good stead for choosing the right student accommodation in Salford. Whether you want to be in Salford City Centre, or the wider Greater Manchester area is entirely up to you. To help you become better acquainted with your new city, read our comprehensive guide to What’s happening in Salford.

Choosing the student accommodation that’s right for you

Now you’re becoming a Salford student, you can find the type of student accommodation that suits your requirements best. It’s important to remember that where you choose to live will have a big impact on your university life, as many students make their best friends in their first year accommodation. So, what different types of Salford University student accommodation options are there available?

Private Halls - Private accommodation for students is purpose-built, so everything has been made to meet the needs of its residents. You’ll find a private bedroom with shared communal spaces, providing a great balance between social living and privacy. This is usually the most affordable option and isn’t university affiliated meaning you have more options about what size flat you want to live in i.e. studio apartment, 2 bed or a 6 bedroom flat.

University halls - You’ve probably heard of this one before. Expect to be centrally located, and they are often the cheapest option, but be prepared to live with lots of other students and you may not get a choice of location.

Private Renting - The more expensive option of student accomodation that excludes bills and internet access. If you are a mature student, or wish to skip the student halls experience altogether, renting private accommodation could be the way forward. These rental properties tend to be further away from the university, and you’ll need to manage the property and utilities yourself.

Why choose private student accommodation?

Making the right choices for student accommodation when heading to Salford University is very important, and the whole process should be as simple and stress free as possible. Private student accommodation offers the solution to this.

Location -  Bramall Court was specially chosen for its location, just a five minute walk from the University of Salford’s Adelphi campus, with easy public transport links into Manchester City Centre too.

Affordability - We know cost is a big factor when it comes to choosing student accommodation, and it shouldn’t break the bank, which is why bills and internet costs are included. No need to worry about nasty shocks at the end of the month.

Experts to take care of you - The last thing you want to worry about when you’re concentrating on studying and socialising is a leaky tap or dodgy boiler. Private accommodation providers have specialists on hand to fix any problems you may face - they won’t do your washing for you though!

Lots to choose from - Rather than one size fits all, private accommodation suits a wide range of student’s needs, whether you want a one-bed apartment with an en suite or studio to a cluster flat for a group of friends.

Perks and included extras - Private accommodation also comes with some free perks, like extra fast wifi as standard, furnished rooms and organised events by the residence teams.Bramall Court offers student accommodation located in Salford, just a few minutes away from campus, and right in the heart of all the action. We have amenities and added extras to help you live your best student life. Find your new student home here

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