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
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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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No service charges or hidden fees - the rent is all you pay.

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With over 1.5 million student rooms, we have something to suit every preference. Studios, private rooms, shared apartments, shared rooms - we’ve got them all.

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Student Accommodation Colchester

About Student Accommodation in Colchester

Looking for a modern student accommodation in Colchester?  We've got the widest range of student houses, private flats, studios, shared flats and en-suites. 100% free service. No booking fee. Free cancellation. With Unilodgers, you get to choose from 2000+ student rooms options with amenities that will make university life better. If you’re not much of an outdoorsy person, you can also lounge around your student housing in Colchester to meet new people at the shared spaces there. Choose a comfortable and budget-friendly flat to live starting from £143 per week only on Unilodgers. All our properties offer a unique and modern take on student flats with a variety of partially and fully furnished housing options and floor plans including:

  • 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: Offer complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen

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

Colchester is a picturesque historic and provincial town located 80 kilometres northeast of London in the county of Essex. With a rich history dating back over 2000 years, it is thought to be England's oldest recorded town. Colchester Castle, which is essentially a Norman castle and is the largest and oldest surviving of its kind in Britain, is located here. The city also offers international students some of the United Kingdom's finest higher education institutions, including the University of Essex, and many more.

Living in Colchester as a Student

  • Cost of living: The cost of living depends on the location you pick. With Unilodgers, you don’t have to worry about the amenities because everything is included with the rent.

  • Student-friendly locations: Some popular student-friendly areas to look for student flats in Colchester are Avon Way and Colchester City Center. 

  • Rent for students:  All of our student homes options also incorporate utilities like electricity, heating, gas, water, and Wifi into your monthly rent, so you don’t have to pay individual bills each month. Keeping that in mind, our student apartments start from £143 and have offers up to £450 to make it affordable and convenient. 

Student Life in Colchester

If it’s just a day of relaxation you want, you can head to Beth Chatto Gardens with friends for a picnic or Mersea Island, only a 30 minutes’ bus ride away where you can find countless independent shops, pubs and enjoy local seafood.

  • Culture and Heritage: There are many attractions that you must visit such as the Colchester Castle and museum, Natural History museum and Hollytrees museum to experience the rich culture.

  • Shopping: The High Street offers shoppers everything from high-end brands, departmental stores to restaurants and cafes and a little further down the street, you will find smaller roads with independent shops and boutiques. The Lion Walk, Culver Square and St John’s Walk are some of the prominent shopping malls.

  • Theatre: You can sit back and watch some quality drama, dance, music and comedy at the Lakeside Theatre, Charter Hall and the Mercury Theatre.

  • Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: You can enjoy a lively night out in Colchester, whatever is your preference. For a club night out, you simply cannot miss a student night at all of these - ATIK, Walkabout, The Silk Road, Qube Bar & Brasserie and Twisters. If you are looking for a cozy bar to have drinks or play a game of darts with your friends you can head to the Essex University SU Bar, Slug & Lettuce, Three Wise Monkeys, The Hole in the Wall or Yates and avail great student discounts on meals and beverages

Student Travel in Colchester

You’ll have supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, and other essential services just a stone’s throw away. And moving around Colchester is a breezy affair thanks to its excellent public transport. You can also obtain a travel pass by contacting your local administration.

  • Bus: Colchester provides bus services for its students that are well-connected to student housing in Colchester, ensuring that you do not have a difficult time getting to and from your university.

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