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iQ Student Quarter, Salford

Seaford Rd, Salford, M6 6FN, United Kingdom
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1.2 mi from City Center
1.2 mi from City Center( 24m. 15m. 6m)
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city center | 0.9 mi
University of Salford | 0.7 mi
dBs Institute Manchester | 1.5 mi
University of Law | 1.7 mi
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TV
Lounge
Free Gym
Courtyard
study area
Games Room

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About the Property

Located at Seaford Rd Salford, UK, iQ Student Quarter, M6 6FN, is a highly sought-after student accommodation offering various living options, including ensuites and studios. Ensuring a comfortable stay, the property is within easy reach of prominent educational institutions such as the University of Salford, University of Law, and BIMM, positioning it as a prime choice for student accommodation in Salford.


Salford in the UK, an integral part of Greater Manchester, is a bustling city with a vibrant student community and a rich educational landscape. Salford's historical significance and cultural fabric, along with modern amenities and student-oriented facilities, provide an enriching environment for both academic pursuits and social life. Nestled along the banks of the River Irwell, where Salford meets Manchester, Salford offers a blend of heritage, arts, culture, and scenic beauty. As a city and metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, Salford comprises the towns of Salford, Eccles, Swinton, Pendlebury, Walkden, and Irlam. Explore Salford's rich heritage through its historic landmarks, such as the charming Worsley Village and Bridgewater Canal, which played a significant role in the Industrial Revolution. Discover the haunted Grade 1 listed Tudor house, Ordsall Hall, and relive 'The Smiths' legacy at Salford Lads' Club. Visit the Working Class Movement Library, one of the world's most unique libraries.


Salford's culinary scene offers more than just Eccles cakes, with award-winning venues putting the city on the national map. With over 60 parks and open spaces, students can enjoy lakeside walks, picnics, and vibrant wildlife. The Quays, Greater Manchester's waterfront destination, features spectacular architecture housing The Lowry and MediaCityUK. The Imperial War Museum, situated on the Trafford side of Salford Quays, offers a chilling portrayal of war's creative and destructive aspects. The museum highlights technological advancements during wars and their devastating impacts. Students at iQ Student Quarter Salford can expect top-notch services and a memorable stay.

Features

Step into the vibrant student life at iQ Salford Student Quarter, an accommodation that blends comfort, style, and the convenience of being located near prominent universities like the University of Salford and Arden University. Tailored to enhance your university experience, the range of ensuites and studios ensures a match for every preference. All rooms are fully furnished for a seamless move-in. iQ Student Quarter student accommodation offers well-designed rooms that cater to the academic and personal needs of its residents. Each room features a comfortable single bed, ensuring a good night's rest, along with a study desk & chair, creating an ideal workspace for focused study sessions. Storage solutions include a spacious wardrobe, a bedside cabinet, and a chest of drawers, allowing students to keep their belongings organised and clutter-free. The en-suite bathroom has a sink, shower, mirror, and shave point, offering privacy and convenience. The kitchenette area is fully furnished with essential appliances, including a combination microwave, an induction hob, a fridge & freezer, and an oven, enabling students to prepare meals effortlessly. The living area features a comfortable sofa and a dining area with a table & chairs, providing a space for relaxation and entertaining guests. Thoughtful additions such as a bookshelf and a noticeboard contribute to a well-rounded living experience, allowing students to display their reading materials and organise their schedules or reminders.


iQ Student Quarter also features a wide range of common amenities designed to enhance the overall living experience for students. The outdoor spaces are a true highlight, featuring a picturesque courtyard and a barbeque area, providing the perfect setting for socialising, relaxation, and enjoying the fresh air. Indoor communal areas include a lounge area with a TV, a games room for recreational activities, and dedicated study areas for academic and leisure pursuits. Seating areas throughout the property encourage community building and provide comfortable spaces for students to gather and interact. Fitness enthusiasts can use the free gym facility, ensuring they can maintain an active lifestyle without leaving the premises. The property's proximity to universities and great public transport links ensure convenient access to academic institutions and exploration of the surrounding areas. For added convenience, iQ Student Quarter offers on-site parking (subject to availability) and a laundry facility, eliminating the need to venture far for these essential services.

Location and What's Hot?

Located in the heart of Salford, iQ Student Quarter Salford is at the epicentre of student life, offering a fantastic array of local amenities. This bustling student community is just a stone's throw away from the vibrant Peel Park, where students can enjoy a refreshing break from their studies amidst lush greenery. Food enthusiasts will revel in the diverse dining options surrounding the iQ Student Quarter Salford student accommodation, with local favourites such as Subway, Greggs, and Greek Taste providing the perfect pit stop for a quick bite. For those who enjoy a refreshing drink and social nights, the area boasts popular hangouts like The Crescent Pub and The Kings Arms. Caffeine lovers and brunch fans will find solace in the cosy ambience of the nearby Vibe Coffee and The Treehouse Salford. Essential grocery shopping is convenient, with stores like OneStop - Carlton Convenience and Premier: Kersal Convenience Store just outside your door.


The location stands out for its proximity to esteemed educational institutions such as BPP University, University of Law, and Salford City College, making it an ideal home base for students. Health and wellness are equally accessible, with Salford Royal Hospital providing medical support close to the iQ Student Quarter Salford student accommodation. Art lovers can explore the many art galleries surrounding the property. These include Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Oceans Apart, and Contemporary Six - The Gallery. History enthusiasts can head to the Science and Industry Museum and the National Football Museum. For leisure and exploration, historic sites such as Ordsall Hall and the interactive Science and Industry Museum offer wonderful experiences minutes away from your residence. Whether you are pursuing academic goals or seeking a well-rounded university life experience, iQ Student Quarter Salford positions you at the centre of it all, ensuring you're never far away from what this inviting city has to offer.

Commute

Getting around Salford is a breeze for residents at iQ Student Quarter Salford. This Salford student accommodation is conveniently located, ensuring easy access to various forms of public transport. Whether you're heading to campus, exploring the city, or going out for errands, connectivity is one less thing to worry about. Bus stops like Littleton Road and Frederick Road are readily available for quick trips, while the Salford Crescent Railway Station connects you to greater Manchester and beyond. For those who prefer trams, the Salford Quays Tram Stop is a part of the well-networked tram system across the city. Moreover, accessibility to the city centre is seamless with nearby subway stations. Students residing at iQ Student Quarter will find commuting to their destination hassle-free, thanks to this prime location surrounded by public transport options.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are sites secure?

Each  site is covered by CCTV and has onsite security staff, with staff  present 24 hours a day. There is also a digital entry system at each  building. You should not allow people to ‘tailgate’ – that is, hold the  door open for people behind you as you enter.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

Property  does not accept parental responsibility for occupiers under the age of  18. they require that all tenants living at one of their properties in  England and Wales to be over the age of 17 or turning 17 during the  academic year booked to live at iQ, and tenants living in their  Scottish  properties to be age 16 or over. Exceptions to this rule are available  in selected cases through prior arrangement. If in doubt, please contact  your preferred site and the team will be able to advise you.

Can I bring a TV?

If  you want to bring a TV, check that your room has a TV point and don’t  bring one larger than 21”. You can’t mount your TV on the wall, so make  sure it’s free-standing. While all TVs provided by Property in communal  areas accessed by all residents are covered by a TV Licence, you will  need to buy your own licence if you bring your own TV or if there is one  already in your room or shared kitchen & living area. If you’re  unsure, please check with your site team. For details of licensing  requirements regarding catch-up TV and online streaming, please refer to  your resident handbook, ask your site team or contact TV Licensing.

Can I bring my bike?

Yes  – most  sites have a secure bike store that is free to use for all  residents. You will need to register and tag your bike with their team  when you arrive.

Can I bring my car?

Some  of their sites have limited parking, including in some cases disabled  parking bays. However, as their locations are generally close to  universities and local amenities, a car shouldn't really be necessary.  If you do want to arrange parking, speak to your site team as soon as  possible - any spaces available are likely to be reserved very quickly.

Can I bring pets?

Sadly,  they do not allow pets at Property. However, they make an exception for  residents who require the assistance of a trained and registered  Service Dog or Assistance Dog. Any requests for emotional support  animals that are prescribed by a licensed mental health professional are  assessed on a case by case basis.

Can I choose where my room is in the building?

Yes, you can specify where you would like your room to be – from those which are still available – at the time you book.

Can I choose who I live with in a shared flat?

Their online booking system will show the gender of those who have already  booked a room in your chosen flat, if this information is available. If  you want to make a group booking with people you already know, their group  booking procedure will help you do this.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes,  it's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally. All  overnight guests should only stay in your own room and for no more than 3  nights within a 7 day period. they would ask you to respect your fellow  residents and let your flatmates know as well as sign in your guest at  reception.  You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you  bring to your site. Due to COVID-19, they may need to make changes to their guest policy in accordance with Government guidance.

Can I make a group booking?

Yes.  If you’d like to share with friends, you can find and select rooms in  the same flat on their booking portal. Alternatively, please speak to a  member of the site team and they will be happy to help you.

Can I move in early?

Yes,  they can often arrange this. Please contact your property site directly  to see if they have availability or alternatively login to the resident  portal to see it is possible to book your room for an early move in.

Can I move out early?

You  can move out whenever you are ready but the contract you have with  Property is a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and you will still need to  pay the full rent until the end of the agreement. The only way to  release yourself from the Tenancy Agreement is to find a replacement  tenant who will take on the full contractual obligations under the  Tenancy Agreement. they will only permit you to do this in the period  starting one month after your Tenancy Start Date and two months before  your Tenancy End Date (“Permitted Period”).

Can I share my room with my partner?

They  offer free dual occupancy across a limited number of our studios where  both residents are students. You'll see the dual occupancy symbol next  to the room number if it is available when you select the room via the  floorplan. We'll ask for your partner's details during the booking  stages. Both you and your partner must sign their tenancy agreement and  have student status for the duration of the booking. If your partner is  not a full time student as well then unfortunately they cannot live with us.

Can I smoke in my room?

No,  all accommodation is non-smoking. You may smoke outside in designated  smoking areas. Please do not smoke anywhere near other residents’  windows, as the unwelcome smell of smoke can drift into their rooms.

Can I store my stuff with you over the holidays?

Yes,  they can arrange temporary storage for possessions you don’t want to  take home with you. Just ask your Reception team for details.  Alternatively, you can use the Pinglocker app for storage and relocation  services they provide nationwide.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No.  So please don’t try. If you do find yourself needing to move out for  any reason, your site team can advise you on making arrangements to find  a replacement tenant.

Can I swap my room?

It  may be possible to swap or change your room once you have moved in,  subject to availability. A room change fee will apply. To find out if  it’s possible for you to change room, please speak to the accommodation  manager at your site.

Do I have to be home by a certain time each night?

No,  it’s up to you when you come in. If returning late at night, please  respect your fellow residents and keep noise to a minimum between 11pm  and 7am.

Do I need to clean my accommodation when I move out?

Yes,  please make sure your accommodation is clean to avoid any cleaning  charges. You can find a checklist  of things to take care of here. For their London residents, if you wish to save time you can use the  Pinglocker app to arrange a room clean at an additional cost.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Yes,  the vast majority of their sites have a laundry room where you can wash  and dry your clothes. These are operated by an independent provider,  Circuit Laundry or Miele. You will need to pay to use the machines via a  top-up card or their mobile app. For their London residents, Pinglocker  provides convenient collection & delivery service for dry cleaning  and laundry at an additional cost. You can book these services through  Student Sevices on the app – or you can visit PingLocker’s website.

Do you provide bedding?

No,  so please bring your own sheets, duvet, pillows, towels etc when you  move in – or you may prefer to buy them locally on arrival. Alternatively, you can order a bedding pack online from Pinglocker  (along with many other useful items), and it'll be ready and waiting for  you when you move in.

Does Property permit the use of drugs at its accommodation?

No,  drugs are not permitted and prohibited items will be confiscated. The  tenancy agreement gives Property the right to confiscate substances,  including ‘legal highs’ without the consent of the resident.

How can I make a complaint?

Complaints  can be made directly through the App or by sending an email to the site  team or where the appropriate member of Property will seek to find a  resolution. They try to resolve any complaints internally, but  understand there may be times when this is not possible. 

How do I cancel my booking?

If  you have entered into the Tenancy Agreement and you wish to cancel your  booking, you will remain liable for the contractual obligations set out  in the Tenancy Agreement and you may not cancel the booking unless you  can provide proof that you fit any of the following criteria and have  not yet collected your key, and provide the evidence required within the  timescales as detailed below: Where the reason for cancellation can’t be proved with supporting  evidence attached to the cancellation request in line with the above,  the student will remain liable for the full contractual rent, unless and  until a replacement tenant is found. The student is responsible for  finding an eligible replacement tenant, although site staff will assist  where possible.   If a replacement tenant is found, once the new replacement tenant has  signed their Tenancy Agreement and paid any rent due, the student will  be released from the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy  Agreement. Any overpaid rent money will be refunded, less an amount  equal to your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee), as a  cancellation fee.

  • You notify them of your intention to cancel your booking prior to 1  August or, if your Tenancy Start Date (as defined in your Tenancy  Agreement) is in any month other than September, 28 days before your  Tenancy Start Date.
  • You notify them of your intention to cancel within 7 days of payment  of your Booking Fee (if you have paid a Booking Fee) and you have not  collected your keys.
  • Your UK Visa application has been denied.
  • You have not obtained the required qualifications to get into your first University of choice
  • You are deferring your university entry.

How do I get my post / mail?

Your  post will be delivered to a lockable post box for your flat. Larger  items or those that require a signature on delivery will be retained by  Reception. You will be notified if Reception receive an item for you,  and you should collect it as soon as possible.

How do I qualify to live at Property?

To qualify as a resident for Property you must confirm that you are a student at a higher education establishment in the UK.

How do I update my marketing preferences?

If  you would like to hear from them by email, telephone or SMS please let them know by contacting Email with your preferred contact details.

How much does it cost to live at Property?

Prices  vary according to the site and type of accommodation you need – please  check the property page of your chosen site to see the current prices  and any offers which may be running. Rent is payable in instalments  throughout the year, and includes utility bills, contents insurance and  free WiFi. Access to most facilities on your site, including gyms and  cinemas where available, is included.

How will I get to know people at Property?

Sites  are home to an international community of students, often studying at a  variety of different institutions, and it’s this diversity which can  make living with them such a rewarding experience. They organise regular  social events where you can get to know your fellow residents. You will  find posters on site telling you what’s coming up soon – or just ask at  Reception.

I only have a conditional offer from my university. Can I still book at iQ?

Yes  – if you don’t get the grades you need to be accepted by your chosen  university then, subject to the booking terms and conditions, your  booking fee will be refunded in full. It may also be possible to  transfer your booking to another Property location, subject to  availability. Call the site team at the Property location you originally  booked with as soon as possible if you need to do this.

In the event of a fire, how can I trust that my accommodation is safe?

The  safety and security of their residents istheirnumber one priority. All of  our sites are fully compliant with current safety standards. Their accommodation has fire alarm systems in place as well as fire prevention equipment, and they carry out regular testing and evacuation drills. Their buildings are also regularly audited by external, independent  consultants. Property has a full-time, highly qualified, Health and  Safety team who visit sites regularly. they also use accredited national  providers to service and maintain life safety systems. Additionally,  all sites have staff present 24 hours a day, seven days a week. they are continually reviewing their programme of security, fire and safety  standards. If you would like further information about our ongoing fire  safety programme please read their fire safety update.

Is food and drink available on site?

Sites  don’t have restaurants or cafeterias, but most sites provide vending  machines where you can buy chocolate, crisps, drinks, ice cream and  other snacks.

Is there internet access on site?

Yes,  all their sites are equipped with WiFi, accessible throughout the building at no extra charge. This service is provided by their internet  partners, ASK4. If you have any issues with connecting, you can find  their contact details in the welcome pack you will receive on arrival.

There’s damage in the flat, will I be charged for it?

They  know accidents can happen, but any intentional damage to property will  result in costs being passed onto residents. The cost to remedy any  damage to communal areas will result in equal charges if no one accepts  responsibility. It’s best to be proactive to avoid any surprise charges for damages.  Report any repairs or damage as soon as possible so they can fix it and  discuss whether there will be any charges. You can log any repairs via  the maintenance section of your resident portal, or on the app.

What can’t I bring?

Your  resident handbook contains a list of prohibited items. This includes  many items prohibited for fire safety reasons, such as candles, oil  burners, gas appliances and fan heaters. Please see the full list below.  If you need further guidance on whether an item is permitted or not,  please ask your site team before you move in. No weapons or drugs  (including ‘legal highs’) are permitted under any circumstances.

What do I need to bring?

You  can see what’s included in your room on the room details page for your  site. Among the things you will need, or may want, to bring are bedding,  towels, toiletries, toilet paper, basic kitchen equipment, hangers, and  a computer or laptop. They have compiled a checklist of things you may want to bring - or buy when you arrive.

What happens if I can’t afford my rent?

If  you find yourself in financial difficulties, you should speak to your  site team as soon possible. Likewise, if the dates your rent instalments  are due do not align with the dates you receive your student loan,  please let them know and they will try to come to a solution. All residents are required to register a guarantor, who will be  ultimately responsible for your rent if you do not make payment. The  guarantor will need to provide identification and sign a Guarantor’s  Agreement, confirming they agree to act as your guarantor.

What happens to my booking fee?

Your booking fee is non-refundable (except in the limited circumstances listed in the booking terms & conditions). The booking fee is treated as payment towards your first payment of rent and will be credited to your first rent instalment.

When are my instalments due?

Your  rent is taken as four instalments spread out throughout the year to  make the payments more manageable for you. Click below to find out more  about their instalment structure.

Who can be my guarantor?

Your  guarantor can be UK or International based, but must be aged 21 or  over; not a full time student; or a current resident in an property. If  you are unable to pay your rent and/or do not act in accordance with the  terms of the your tenancy agreement, your guarantor will be under an  obligation to pay any outstanding amounts.

Will my flat be cleaned?

No,  that’s down to you and your flatmates. We’ll keep the common areas of  the building, like the social spaces, reception and laundry, clean and  tidy. Many residents put a rota together so each person in the flat does  their bit to keep it clean. If you would prefer to get someone in to do  it, you can book cleaning services through the app (provided by  Pinglocker  at certain locations) at an additional cost.

Can I pay my rent using a bank transfer?

Yes you can make a bank transfer via their partner Convera. However, from time to time payments originating from certain countries can be subject to restrictions. For further information you can log into your property account and see what payment options are available to you when you ask for a quote from their partner Convera.

How can I leave my room if I’m still in contract?

If you need to leave property, you’ll need to find another student to take over your tenancy for the remainder of your contract.
A tenancy takeover is only possible for contracts that are over 16 weeks, past the first month, and before the last two months of the contract end date. Before you can start setting up a replacement, you’ve got to pay any remaining rent you owe. A cancellation fee will be charged, equal to your booking fee or one weeks’ rent. Other charges may be added.
Once you find a replacement, they’ll need some details before they can set up a contract. Until the new tenant completes their booking, makes payment and collects their keys, you’ll still be liable.

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Salford Student Accommodation

Finding the right Salford student accommodation can be a critical decision for any scholar looking to balance comfort, convenience, and study. Amber simplifies this process, offering a range of housing options in Salford, UK, that cater to various needs and preferences. Opting for off-campus housing, students can enjoy greater independence, often benefiting from spacious living environments and access to a wider variety of amenities compared to on-campus dormitories.


Amber's user-friendly platform connects students with an array of properties in prime locations, ensuring they are well-placed near key educational institutes such as the Royal Northern College of Music, Clarendon Sixth Form College, BPP University, Manchester Metropolitan University, and Manchester College. From studio apartments to shared flats, students can select the type of room that best suits their lifestyle.

The Salford student housing options come with a host of amenities designed to support student's academic and social lives. These may include high-speed internet, study spaces, fitness centres, and communal lounges, providing an all-encompassing living experience.

Properties such as True Manchester Salford and iQ Student Quarter offer convenient and comfortable living arrangements for students, ensuring a well-rounded university life in Salford.

About Salford

Salford, a vibrant city in Greater Manchester, England, is steeped in rich industrial heritage and has evolved into a modern hub of culture and education. Known for its welcoming community and bustling urban life, Salford holds a unique position, offering both metropolitan amenities and peaceful green spaces. It's a location that's not only steeped in history but also pulsates with contemporary arts and media, largely due to the presence of MediaCityUK, a waterfront centre for digital creativity and broadcasting. The student community in Salford is diverse and dynamic, with the University of Salford leading in providing quality education that attracts learners from across the globe. This esteemed institution, along with Salford City College, UCFB Etihad Campus, and dBs Institute Manchester, forms the educational backbone of the city, fostering an interactive academic environment. With a range of Salford accommodation options, students can find comfortable and convenient housing to match their lifestyle and needs, ensuring a home-away-from-home experience.


Popular localities such as Peel Park, home to the iconic Salford Museum and Art Gallery, and the bustling Chapel Street area provide students with opportunities to explore and enjoy. The area around MediaCityUK is also renowned for its modern living spaces and proximity to both leisure and learning opportunities. With a wide array of student accommodation in Salford, students are never far from their classes, shopping centres, cultural venues, or transportation links.

Best Student Accommodation in Salford

Finding the right student accommodation in Salford can be a significant turning point in your educational journey. Salford, with its vibrant student community and excellent educational institutions such as Salford City College and the University of Salford, is a popular destination for students from around the globe. Students seeking Salford accommodation have access to a variety of options, ranging from ensuite rooms that allow for privacy to student halls that foster a sense of camaraderie.

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Cost of Living in Salford

For students contemplating a move to Salford, understanding the cost of living in the city is crucial for budgeting and planning purposes. Located close to Manchester, Salford offers a vibrant cultural scene and is a hub for higher education. However, living costs can be a concern for many students. Your cost of living will depend on factors like your Salford accommodation rent, the location of Salford accommodation, and spending habits. Proper planning will help you manage your expenses effectively. This understanding helps students manage their finances effectively while enjoying their university experience in Salford.

1. Average tuition fees: £10,000 - £35,000 per year

2. Off-campus accommodation: £460 - £1,050 per month

3. Transportation: £90 - £100 per month

4. Food: £240 - £270 per month

5. Entertainment: £40 - £60 per month

6. Groceries: £110 - £120 per month

7. Clothes: £70 - £90 per month

Student Travel Salford

Discovering convenient and budget-friendly student travel options in Salford is essential for the ideal blend of academic and social life. With the vibrant city offering a myriad of transport options, students can enjoy easy access to not only their student accommodation in Salford Manchester but also the various educational institutions and entertainment hubs within the locality. Public transportation in Salford is marked by affordability and accessibility, ensuring that students can navigate around the city with ease. Whether it's to Salford City College, the University of Salford, or anywhere else in the Greater Manchester area, here are some key modes of transport around Salford:

1. Buses: Boasting a comprehensive network, buses run frequently throughout Salford, providing a cost-effective transport option for students. The fare starts from £1, making it a pocket-friendly choice. Students can also take advantage of travel cards like the System One Travelcard for unlimited travel at a flat rate.

2. Metro: The Metrolink tram service is another popular mode of travel for students in Salford. It connects various parts of the city and runs every 12 minutes during peak times. The fare depends on the travel zones, but students can benefit from discounted season tickets.

3. Cycling: Salford is also bike-friendly, with several dedicated cycle lanes and bike-sharing schemes available. It's an economical and health-conscious way to get around, with the added advantage of no waiting times.

4. Trains: Salford Central and Salford Crescent stations serve as the city's main railway hubs. While train fares vary, booking in advance can secure students lower prices, and railcards can offer up to a 1/3 discount on travel.

5. Taxis and Ride-Sharing: For those late-night study sessions or group outings, taxis and ride-sharing services provide a convenient but less cost-effective option. Fees can be split among friends for a more affordable ride.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Salford

The student studio apartments Salford promise a comfortable and convenient living experience tailored to the needs of students. The welcoming aura of Salford, coupled with its diverse and inclusive community, makes it an ideal setting for academic success and personal growth. For those seeking an immersive cultural experience, Salford does not disappoint. The city is dotted with numerous popular hangouts that cater to young minds, all situated within a 5-mile radius of the local student accommodations. 


Coffee lovers and study group enthusiasts often flock to the quaint cafes, like Coffee's Cafe and Inner West lining the streets, each with its unique ambience perfect for a study session or a relaxing break. For a gastronomic adventure, students can visit Bella Italia - Salford Quays, Lime, and Pier Eight Restaurant which offer both local and international cuisines, perfect for gatherings and celebrations of small successes. Seeking an evening escape? Salford's bars and social spaces buzz with activity, providing a place to unwind and socialise after a long day of lectures. 


You can go to Matchstick Man, The Dockyard, and The Winston. The artsy hubs like Paradise Works and Salford Art Club are also a major hit among the creative crowd, offering a plethora of activities to spark inspiration and entertainment.

Additionally, green spaces are aplenty, where one can recharge amidst nature or engage in leisurely activities. Music lovers can revel in the numerous live gigs and festivals that feature both rising talents and established artists, underscoring Salford's affinity for celebration and creativity.

Salford Tourist Attractions

Nestled within Greater Manchester, Salford brims with culture and history, attracting tourists with its unique blend of modernity and heritage. From the remarkable Salford Quays to the tranquil beauty of Peel Park, the city offers diverse attractions, many of them close to student houses in Salford, that enrapture both history buffs and contemporary art enthusiasts alike.



1. Salford Quays

2. MediaCityUK

3. Ordsall Hall

4. The Lowry

5. Imperial War Museum North

6. Peel Park

7. Salford Cathedral

8. Salford Museum and Art Gallery

9. Chapel Street

10. University of Salford Art Collection


Universities in Salford

The city of Salford is renowned as a hub for higher education, hosting some of the most prestigious universities. Students from all over the world come to Salford, seeking quality education and vibrant student life. With a range of esteemed institutions, Salford is an excellent choice for students pursuing various academic disciplines. Here are some of the top universities in Salford and the nearby area:

1. University of Salford

2. Salford City College

3. UCFB Etihad Campus

4. INTO

5. dBs Institute Manchester

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