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Student Accommodation in Huddersfield

Written by Sam | March 8, 2021

Huddersfield is home to the University of Huddersfield which has just under 15,000 students.

I believe Huddersfield is often overlooked as a university, it is a relatively young university and has grown a lot in recent years. It has expanded and offers a lot of courses but it’s main courses are engineering, the arts and business.

With a lower cost of living compared to other parts of the UK, Huddersfield is a strong choice for students. Set between Leeds and Manchester, it offers easy access to two major northern cities and good transport connections to London if you are travelling in and out of the country.

The Peak District National Park is also within easy reach for students.

If you want to read more statistics on Huddersfield and what it is like to live there as a student, then this page will help: Huddersfield as a Student.

Finally, if you want to read more about Huddersfield University and what it has to offer students, it’s campuses and much more, this page will help: Huddersfield University

Private Student Accommodation in Huddersfield

In this section, I like to look at what student accommodation there is in Huddersfield that isn’t managed or owned by the university. This type of student accommodation can come with a lot of added extras, here are just some:

  • Accommodation manager
  • Social events
  • Bikes to use
  • Free breakfasts
  • Gym, cinema, study and games rooms
  • Bills inclusive
  • En-suites in flats

There will be more and not all student accommodations will offer everything on the list.

In terms of student accommodation in Huddersfield, there is a good amount of choice for students. This keeps standards high and rents lower due to the amount of accommodation.

All the student accommodation that is in Huddersfield is based around the town centre campus and you will be able to walk to university. As a student you will also be close to the train station which will be your main way in and out Huddersfield.

Map of student accommodation in Huddersfield
Map of student accommodation in Huddersfield

Some good student accommodation providers in Huddersfield are:

If you are searching for student accommodation in Huddersfield and you want to make sure that you end up in a good place, here are some quick tips:

  • Always view the property
  • Read the tenancy
  • Check the inventory
  • Look at the quality of the bed, kitchen and bathrooms
  • Make sure the communal areas are big enough for multiple people
  • Look at the social calendar
  • Check cancellation policy

If you want more detail on how to find a good student accommodation, then this article will help you: How To Find Your Next Student Accommodation

Student Housing in Huddersfield

In Huddersfield, there is plenty of student housing, what you are looking or searching for is good quality student housing so taht you have a good experience.

Most students will start searching for next years student house around late November and early December. If you find a good place you can book it or if you wait until the new year, that will also be fine!

The average rent for Huddersfield as a student with bills included is in the region of £50-£100 per week.

The best places to live as a student in Huddersfield are:

  • Moldgreen
  • Springwood
  • Newsome
  • Town centre

These areas are close to the town centre, they have good access routes in and out of Huddersfield including the town centre and you can get to Uni easily!

The most expensive is the Town Centre and Moldgreen because of their locations and then as you venture out it gets slightly cheaper!

Some good student letting agents and providers in Huddersfield are:

If you are searching for student housing in Huddersfield and want to make sure you end up in a good house, here are some quick tips:

  • Always view the property
  • Check the quality of the bedrooms, kitchen and bathrooms
  • Check it is maintained well
  • The design is functional and everyone can fit in the communal areas
  • Read their tenancy agreement
  • Check their deposit scheme

If you want more detail on what to look for, then this article will help you: How To Find Your Next Student Accommodation

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