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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

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About Birmingham Student Accommodation

Book student accommodation in Birmingham with the world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from over 20000+ student rooms options which include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed! Explore student housing options that meets your budget from accommodations ranging from - £131 per Week and get offers up to £650. Here are your accommodation options:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space

  • Private rooms: Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room

  • Studio flats: Birmingham studio student accommodation offers complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen

  • Entire flat: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe

Birmingham is dotted with numerous parks and open spaces to let you breathe some fresh air and take a long walk with your friends! Book lovers, park yourself at the Library of Birmingham and drown in its collection of photography books and British archives. Do you love the novel and movie, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl is said to be inspired by the first Cadbury factory started right here in Birmingham back in 1824. With 65,000 students and growing, Birmingham is the UK's second-largest student city, trailing only to London. No matter if you're going to  University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, Aston University, you'll never run out of exploration options. Birmingham's student nightlife does not disappoint; on Wednesdays, Snobs nightclub is a student favourite, with £4 discounted entry if you have a flyer in your hand. Oceana and Gatecrasher, both on Birmingham's main strip, Broad Street, are other student favourites.

Living in Birmingham as a Student

  • Cost of living: Birmingham is moderately priced. With all the amenities included in rent, the cost of living for students comes miscellaneous expenses. A meal in an inexpensive restaurant costs about 10.00 £ 

  • Student-friendly locations: Birmingham City Center, Edgbaston, Bordesley Green are fantastic places to settle in for students. 

  • Rent for students: The cost of living in Birmingham is moderate, and with Unilodgers you need not worry about the rent and amenities. Our affordable flats to rent in Birmingham starts from £131 and have offers up to £650.

Student Life in Birmingham

Birmingham provides an abundance of entertainment throughout the year, which is one of the many reasons why the town attracts so many students from all over the world.

  • Museums: For art and history lovers, the city has an immense amount of options to explore- Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

  • Restaurants, Cafes, and Bars: Broad Street and Brindleyplace are the main thoroughfares. Many stylish and underground venues, such as The Medicine Bar, The Mailbox, and the O2 Academy, are located outside of the Broad Street area. All of the major restaurant chains, such as pizza categorical, Zizzi's, and Nando's, to name a few, can be found here. The Studio is a unique establishment that serves low-cost, delectable English cuisine. 

Student Travel in Birmingham

  • Birmingham Rail: Offers a comfortable, stress-free way to travel. A day pass costs around £4.50, with a single price tag costing around £2.

  • Birmingham NXbus National categorical West Midlands, Pete's Travel and Birmingham utility provide comprehensive service to all major location. 

So what are you waiting for? Book a room, already! Didn’t we tell you, Unilodgers will make it super-easy to find your perfect student accommodation in Birmingham!

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Birmingham?

On average, student homes in Birmingham rent for about £134 a week. With Unilodgers, you can find student housing in Birmingham starting at just £74 a week. 

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Birmingham?

You can easily find chic and affordable houses to rent in Birmingham options with Unilodgers All you need to do is use the search filters on top of the page and choose the type of apartment, location and the maximum rent for the property. 

What are some of the most popular neighbourhoods for students in Birmingham?

Birmingham is one of the best cities to live in for students. Full of chic and fun neighbourhoods near top universities like Aston Triangle, Harborne, and Birmingham City Centre, this city is nothing less than a dream. You will also find tons of great options for flats for rent in Birmingham in these areas.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Birmingham?

Yes, Unilodgers offers tons of value deals and bonus add-ons on apartments for rent in Birmingham. For more details on these offers, you can visit the property pages. 

What’s the best mode of transportation in Birmingham?

The best way to get around Birmingham is by buses and trams. You can easily access all corners of this city with these modes. Moreover, using public transport is a great way to save money for students!

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Birmingham?

Most of our rooms for rent in Birmingham are covered under the Pandemic Shield which keeps you protected from the COVID uncertainties. The Pandemic Shield also ensures your safety with deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, etc at the student accommodation. To see more details of the Pandemic Shield, visit the property page or use the filter on top of the page.

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Most of our uni accommodation in Birmingham provide WiFi at no extra cost or include the same in the rent. To check further, you can visit the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

All the homes for rent in Birmingham at Unilodgers ensure maximum safety of students with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of these accommodations also have on-site staff to keep you safe. For more details about the security features, you check the property pages.

What all is included in the rent?

Most of the university housing in Birmingham at Unilodgers include the electricity, water and gas in the rent. Some properties also offer WiFi and insurance in rent. To know the specific inclusions, visit the property pages.

How can I book my off-campus student accommodation in Birmingham?

Visit unilodgers.com, Select Birmingham as your city of choice. Browse the available off-campus student accommodations options, You can filter the results based on your preferences, such as location, price, room type, etc. Review the details of the accommodation, such as the room type, the rent, the facilities, etc. Press Book Now after you've selected  Fill in your personal and contact details, Choose your preferred payment method, Review and confirm the booking details and click on Book Now to complete the booking process. That’s it! You will receive a confirmation email with all the details of your booking.

Which are the most affordable student halls in Birmingham?

The affordability of student accommodation in Birmingham can vary and mostly depends on the location, type of room, and amenities offered. The ideal way to select affordable accommodation in your budget is to filter accommodation results by price and choose the one in your budget. However, here are some affordable student halls in Birmingham: Calthorpe Court, Belgrave View, Canalside, Beech Gardens etc.

How much is the Cost of Living in Birmingham as a Student?

Average cost of living as a student in Birmingham is £800 to £1200 per month including accommodation, clothes and toiletries, utilities, food, transportation, and other expenses. Moreover, this cost can vary widely depends on your lifestyle and how much you spend on entertainment, social activities and other non-essential items. To help keep your costs low, most of the students choose to live in shared accommodation, cook their meals at home, and prefer to use public transportation.

How to find a flat in Birmingham?

To find the best student flats in Birmingham that have everything you want and fits your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent.

Where do international students live when studying in Birmingham?

Majority of international students in Birmingham typically live in off-campus student accommodations, residence halls, private accommodations, flats, student lets, and apartments. It is important to plan in advance and research with Unilodgers.com the different student living options available to ensure a smooth transition to life in Birmingham. 

When should I book a student room in Birmingham for the tenancy starting in September?

It's advisable to start looking for student accommodations in Birmingham 6 months before your desired move-in date in September. The demand for student rooms in Birmingham is always high during September, so the ideal time to book a room of your choice is between January and February.

What is the exact meaning of dual occupancy student accommodation?

Dual Occupancy is where a studio is shared between 2 students, where they will have either 2 single or one double bed with a designated study area, shared common spaces such as the bathroom, kitchen, and living room with their roommate. Dual occupancy student accommodations are designed for students looking for a cost-effective and sociable housing option while studying.

How can I get private student accommodation in Birmingham?

Visit the unilodgers.com website and create an account. Search for private student accommodation in Birmingham by entering the city. Browse through the available options and read the description and amenities of each property. Choose a property that meets your requirements and budget and click on the Book Now button. Fill in the required details and make a payment. That's it. In case of any concerns, you can contact the Unilodgers customer support team for assistance.

How can I pay for my student housing in Birmingham?

Unilodgers accept credit and debit cards. If we need to pay directly to the property then we accept various payment methods, including credit/debit card, PayPal, bank transfer, and others as per their respective payment policy. It is advisable to read the terms and conditions of the payment options before making a payment.

Am I allowed to pay my Birmingham student accommodation rent in installments?

Yes! With Unilodgers, you may pay your Birmingham student housing rent in installments. The number of installments varies according to accommodation. Before making a payment, it is best to read the terms and conditions of the payment methods.

Can my parents or guardian stay with me in my student room in Birmingham at the beginning?

Some Birmingham student accommodations allow parents or guardians to stay for a limited number of days, while others do not. So it differs per accommodation. Each student housing in Birmingham has its own set of rules and restrictions for international students who come to stay there. Unilodgers recommends that you verify with the provider or contact our customer service team for further information.

Is it mandatory to have a guarantor to book my overseas student accommodation in Birmingham?

It is not mandatory for all UK accommodation to have a UK based guarantor to book your overseas student accommodation. Some properties require a guarantor while others do not. It is advisable to check terms and conditions of individual properties. 

What are the different types of student rooms available?

Unilodgers.com offers various types of student rooms to accommodate the needs and preferences of students such as private rooms, shared rooms, en-suite rooms, studio apartments, deluxe rooms, luxury apartments, cluster flats etc. It's advisable to check the website accommodation page or contact the customer support team for detailed info. 

Am I allowed to see the property before moving in?

Yes! You can see the property via virtual tours or in-person viewings before moving in with UniLodgers.com. But it varies and depends on the property and location. Advisable to check with the UniLodgers team for the options available or not for the specific property.

Is it good to live in a dorm to achieve better academic outcomes?

Based on research and studies, it has been proved that living in a dorm can lead to better academic outcomes. Because dormitories offer students an organized living environment, which promotes time management and study habits. Students also get opportunities to interact with other students from diverse backgrounds, fostering the development of critical thinking skills and chances to build new relationships. However, it is important to note that living in a dorm is not the only way to achieve better academic outcomes, some other individual factors such as study habits, motivation, and support from family and friends also play a vital role.

What if I don’t like my off-campus student accommodation after moving in?    

Unilodgers always do their best to meet students' requirements, comfort, and preferences. Still, if the student has any specific concerns related to his/her off-campus accommodation, They can reach out to the provider and ask them to resolve the issues. Or They can opt-in for cancellation as per the policies. Cancellation policies depend on the provider and vary from accommodation to accommodation.