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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
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

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About York Student Accommodation

Book student accommodation in York with the world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from over 3000+ student rooms options in York. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed! Explore student housing options which include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats that meets your budget from accommodations ranging from - £189 per week and get offers up to £200. Here are the type of student rooms 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 in UK offers complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen

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

York has a lot to offer to young and energetic minds and is not just about academics. Quant-looking tea shops, Gothic buildings and streets built in the 14th or 15th century, get British culture feels while in the city. Popular with tourists, the York Minster gives you a spectacular view of both the old and new of York city along with the waters of the River Ouse. Not for the faint-hearted, York city even has a private ghost tour as one of its attractions.The city also has some of the top universities of the UK like University Of York and York St John University.

Living in York as a Student

  • Cost of living: York is a moderately expensive city to live in as a student. To give you an idea the average annual transport cost is somewhere around £230

  • Student-friendly locations: York is full of student-friendly neighbourhoods. You will find many accommodations that will meet all your requirements 

  • Rent for students: With Unilodgers you need not worry about the amenities and bills as everything is included in the rent. Our affordable flats to rent in York starts from £189 and have offers up to £300. 

Student Life in York

Enjoy the best of nightlife, English pubs, and culinary treats that will keep you hooked through your student life. Tea lovers must visit the popular Betty’s Tea Rooms for some refreshing afternoon tea served in the typical British style. York also have a lively and vibrant nightlife and offers great choices of bars and nightclubs to choose from.

  • Museums and Culture: The beauty of the city lies in its numerous medieval buildings boasting stunning architecture such as the York Minster, Clifford’s Tower and medieval city walls. Once you are done touring these, you could dwell deeper into York’s history and visit the National Railway museum, Jorvik Viking Centre, York Dungeon and Yorkshire museum.

  • Festivals: York is known as the city of festivals and is host to many cultural festivals every year such as the Viking Festival, Early Music, Multicultural Food & Arts Fest and Food & Drink festival, only to name a few, so make sure you go for some if not all.

  • Shopping: You can head to the famous historic street ‘The Shambles’ if you are looking for some independent shopping or to treat yourself to sumptuous artisan delicacies. You can find all top brands and fast food joints at the Vangarde Shopping Park and Monks Cross shopping centre. Coney Street, Low Petergate, Swinegate and Grape Lane are home to local and high-end fashion houses like Paul Smith, Mulberry and Vivienne Westwood, only to name a few.

  • Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: There are endless number of pubs & bars across the city, where you can have a relaxed evening with drink & food at affordable prices; a few worth a mention are Dusk, Stone Roses Bar, Las Iguanas and Evil Eye.  The popular nightclubs among the student community are Kuda, Fibbers, Flares, Mansion and Club Salvation.

  • Live Performance: You could also enjoy live performances ranging from drama, standup comedy, and music to even opera at York Barbican, Grand Opera House, The Basement or Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Student Travel in York

On foot or by bike, you can easily explore York. It's flat, with plenty of bike lanes and routes. Guess who won’t be late because of traffic anymore. 

  • Bus: A single-day ticket will set you back around £4.90; they also offer unlimited student travel. Offers a comfortable, stress-free way to travel. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it cost to rent a student apartment in York?

Our student apartment in York rent out to about £155/week.

How can I find affordable student accommodation in York?

Our house for rent in York on Unilodgers is quite an affordable option for students. The accommodation rents out at about £155/week. The accommodation also has various offers and deals.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in York?

Yes, Unilodgers has tons of value deals and bonus add-ons available on the student apartment in York. To view these offers in detail, you can visit the property pages.

What’s the best mode of transportation in York?

To get around York, you can easily walk or rent a bike. The bus services are extremely convenient as well -  a single-day ticket will set you back around £4.90. You can save money and while also being climate-conscious in the city! 

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

Our student houses for rent in York are covered under the Pandemic Shield. This shield protects you from the COVID uncertainties and ensures your safety at the accommodation with measures like deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, etc. To see more detail about the Pandemic Shield, visit the property page.

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Our student apartments for rent in York include WiFi in rent.

Are these accommodations secure?

Your safety and security is the topmost priority at the student apartments for rent in York on Unilodgers. Your safety is assured with on-site staff to keep you safe. For more details about these features, please check the property page.

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

Visit unilodgers.com, Select York 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 York?

The affordability of student accommodation in York 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 York: Holgate Road York, The Boulevard York, Vita Student York, iQ The Brickworks etc.

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

Average cost of living as a student in York is £900 to £1250 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 York?

To find the best student flats in York 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 York?

Majority of international students in York 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 York. 

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

It's advisable to start looking for student accommodations in York 6 months before your desired move-in date in September. The demand for student rooms in York 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 York?

Visit the unilodgers.com website and create an account. Search for private student accommodation in York 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 York?

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 York student accommodation rent in installments?

Yes! With Unilodgers, you may pay your York 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 York at the beginning?

Some York 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 York 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 York?

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. 

What all is included in the rent?

Many York accommodations include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.