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Looking for affordable student accommodation in Durham? Prepare your lessons in the study spaces or chill down in the communal spaces. With Unilodgers, you get to choose from the widest range of student room options with amenities that will make university life better. Choose a comfortable and budget-friendly flat to live starting from £120 per week only on Unilodgers. Also, all the places of utility such as hospitals, banks, and supermarkets are just a short walk away! Here are the type of student housing available on Unilodgers:
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: Our studio student accommodation offers complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen
Entire student apartment: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe
Best known for the Norman Durham Cathedral, the enchanting Durham Castle, the lip-smacking European food, and Durham University, this city is easily one of the best cities for students to live in. Our student flats in Durham also have shared spaces for you to mingle around with new people. Watch a movie with your group at the cinema room, grill it up at the BBQ area or just hang loose at the lounge- many of our Durham university halls have all this to offer and more! Get ready to have the time of your life in Durham, one of the most livable cities in the world! Students from around the globe come to Durham for its top-notch universities, cultural diversity, exciting culinary scene, bountiful job market, and so much more.
Cost of living: To give you an idea the monthly grocery bill for a student in Durham is around £70
Student-friendly locations: The student-friendly vibe St Margarets Garth, Gilesgate, Durham City Center will keep you busy with all the activities going around.
Rent for students: The cost of living in Durham is moderate to affordable, and with Unilodgers you need not worry about the amenities offered because they are included in the rent. Our student homes start from £120 and have offers up to £350.
Enjoy a slew of takeaway eateries, fancy restaurants, and dessert parlours to fight off those sudden cravings. Shake off the shackles of academic stress and prepare to party hard at the numerous pubs and bars close to your student halls in Durham.
Museums and Culture: Explore the World Heritage sites of Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle, or spend a day visiting the Oriental Museum and the National Railway Museum to absorb the cultural heritage.
Parks and Picnics: On a sunny day, you can head out to the Botanical Gardens, a perfect place to relax with your friends.
Shopping: For shopping you can check out the Riverwalk, Dalton Park, Durham Dales centre or Prince Bishops Shopping centre as they offer all brands in fashion and are dotted with quaint cafes and restaurants, where you can stop and grab a meal & drink.
Festivals: Durham is host to many festivals round the year like Durham Brass Festival which brings the city to life with classical and jazz performances by Brass Bands; the Durham Book Festival and Durham Regatta - which is all about boat racing, so make sure you don’t miss out!
Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: There is nothing like unwinding after an intense day of lectures with your friends over drinks and food; for this, you can head to bars & pubs like Osbournes, Market Tavern, Head of Steam and Cellar Door, only to name a few. For club nights there are numerous options within the city, the best being Klute, Loveshack, the Loft and Studio. Also, with Newcastle upon Tyne only 15 minutes away by train, you will never run out of options for a night out!
Durham is a picturesque city and has many attractions that you must visit as a student here.
Train: The railway station is only a short walk from the town centre, and the Cathedral Bus is an affordable way to get there. It is connected throughout the country to cities such as London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and Manchester, making getting home to your family a breeze.
Bus: Durham's bus system covers almost everywhere you might want to go and runs fairly frequently. In Durham, one fare costs around £1.50. Several students prefer to take the National specific coaches for long-distance locomotives or buses.