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Student Accommodations in 
Selly Oak, Birmingham

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Belgrave Middleway, Birmingham
2.5 mi from City Center
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laundry facility
study area
bills included
5 Room Options
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£149/week
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Birmingham
4.2 mi from City Center
( 1h 37m
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38m )
Laundry room
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Common room
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£179/week
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Lower Loveday St, Birmingham
4.2 mi from City Center
( 1h 34m
15m
33m )
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Bike Storage
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£149/week
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Hagley Rd, Birmingham
2.4 mi from City Center
( 48m
11m
23m )
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5 Room Options
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£210/week
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Cliveland St, Birmingham
4.2 mi from City Center
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34m )
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9 Room Options
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£206/week
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Lancaster St, Birmingham
4.1 mi from City Center
( 1h 25m
16m
31m )
game room
bills included
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13 Room Options
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£175/week
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Bath Row, Birmingham
2.7 mi from City Center
( 55m
12m
32m )
dual occupancy
game room
laundry facility
1 more
12 Room Options
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4 Offers
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£192/week
Staniforth St, Birmingham
4.2 mi from City Center
( 1h 26m
16m
30m )
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£164/week
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Bath Row, Birmingham
2.7 mi from City Center
( 53m
12m
10m )
gym
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cinema
11 Room Options
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£190/week
Ferncliffe Rd, Birmingham
1.5 mi from City Center
( 30m
8m
30m )
CCTV
Off-road parking
Fully fitted kitchen
9 Room Options
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£148/week
Cadnam Cl, Birmingham
1.3 mi from City Center
( 26m
9m
30m )
CCTV
communal TV
onsite laundry
8 Room Options
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£177/week
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Dogpool Ln, Birmingham
1.1 mi from City Center
( 27m
6m
15m )
game room
laundry facility
Bike Storage
9 Room Options
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4 Offers
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£190/week
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Bristol Rd, Birmingham
0.1 mi from City Center
( 3m
2m
3m )
Bike storage
CCTV
laundry facility
4 Room Options
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3 Offers
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£195/week
Elvetham Rd, Birmingham
2.4 mi from City Center
( 55m
12m
15m )
CCTV
bills included
6 Room Options
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£165/week
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Aston St, Birmingham
4.0 mi from City Center
( 1h 21m
18m
32m )
Gym
Bills Included
On-site Laundry
25 Room Options
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£159/week
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Vauxhall Rd, Birmingham
4.5 mi from City Center
( 1h 32m
17m
34m )
laundry facility
bills included
11 Room Options
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3 Offers
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£230/week
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Bristol Rd, Birmingham
0.7 mi from City Center
( 17m
5m
9m )
Bike storage
laundry facility
Vending machine
6 Room Options
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3 Offers
From
£247/week
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Bristol Rd, Birmingham
0.6 mi from City Center
( 14m
4m
7m )
gym
study area
Onsite management
7 Room Options
Instant Booking
2 Offers
From
£270/week
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Bishopsgate St, Birmingham
2.7 mi from City Center
( 1h 1m
13m
13m )
bills included
laundry facility
20 Room Options
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2 Offers
From
£230/week
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Pershore Rd, Birmingham
1.4 mi from City Center
( 30m
8m
15m )
gym
cinema
laundry facility
6 Room Options
3 Offers
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£348/week
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When should you start looking for off-campus Apartments near Selly Oak?

It's beneficial to start your hunt for off-campus Apartments near Selly Oak early. Amber will help you with the paperwork about the place, the amenities provided and the location and proximity to your university. Thorough research is essential to ensure smooth student accommodations near Selly Oak Birmingham booking.

What should I look out for while booking the Apartments near Selly Oak Birmingham off-campus?

Consider the following things while looking at the off-campus Apartments near Selly Oak Birmingham with amber.

  1. Number of people you want to live with
  2. Housing-catered or self-catered
  3. En-suite or studio
  4. Single or double bed
  5. Room size
  6. Budget
  7. Off-campus accommodation
  8. Any additional facilities

How can the off-campus accommodations near Selly Oak Birmingham be rented?

Select, pay, and book. After you shortlist from our catalogue of options for off-campus Apartments in Selly Oak Birmingham, you will be provided free service throughout the entire process from our experienced team.

How much does a student pay rent for the off-campus Apartments near Selly Oak Birmingham?

Several factors decide the rent to pay for the off-campus student accommodation, and location is one of the essential aspects. Apart from the area, the amount of rent to pay also depends on various amenities and facilities provided by the housing and the room's configuration.

Which is the best student accommodation in Selly Oak?

Belgrave View is the best student accommodation in Selly Oak providing excellent amenities and facilities.

When should you book your student accommodation for the September intake?

Most of the university accommodations start their intake in February, but they will let you book rooms at the last moment if they have student rooms available. But booking earlier will be the best bargain because there is every chance that the prices may hike depending upon availability.

How do I pay rent for my student accommodation in Selly Oak?

Multiple payment options are available. You can pay rent via net banking or your debit card. We also have our payment portal, where we can help you with the procedure.

Can I get discounts for student hostels near Selly Oak?

Yes, students who book earlier often earn generous discounts and pay rent at a significantly discounted rate for their hostel room. You can also leverage the discounts and cashback from group bookings.

What are the different types of Apartments near Selly Oak available?

Our student housing near Selly Oak mainly consists of different types of studios and en suites.

Can I get discounts for student accommodations near Selly Oak?

You can avail of generous discounts for student hostels and accommodation by booking earlier. Even group bookings can help you earn discounts.

Student Accomodations in Selly Oak, Birmingham

Student Accommodation in Selly Oak

Selly Oak Birmingham is a locality located in the serene city of Birmingham, England. Every year, Selly Oak attracts plenty of students across the world and encourages them to pursue education from here. The pocket-friendly standard of living, serenity and top level education makes this an ideal area to live in. Students from all over the globe usually look for student accommodations near the university they are studying in. The universities usually provide dorms and hostels. But some students usually look for student accommodation near the university and also which provides easy access to the rest parts of the locality.

Although student accommodation in Selly Oak is highly affordable, it can be demanding given the challenges such as price, amenities and location to find the most suitable and inexpensive student property in the locality. Amber is there to cater to all your needs regarding student accommodation in the Selly oak locality. Amber offers various types of studios and en suites in Selly oak. Students can book student accommodation that covers self-catered and fully-catered accommodation, with fully-furnished study bedrooms and shared bathrooms. However, with the constant demand for student accommodation, especially those closer to the universities with fewer maintenance costs, options may run out quickly. We are committed to making student housing easier by providing various amenities and services making students stay more comfortable.

About Selly Oak

Selly Oak is a beautiful locality located in the city of Birmingham. The name Selly is derived from alternatives of “scelf-lei” or shelf meadow which means pasture land on a shelf that is mostly formation of deposits after the creation and dispersion of lake Harrison during the quaternary period. The district Selly Oak Birmingham is industrial as well as a residential area in England. Selly Oak is home to plenty of famous restaurants, clubs and markets. It is a pretty safe district to live in. Many university students live in this area due to the inexpensive cost of living and security of the locality. Many famous universities that provide high quality education like the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University are close to this locality. Selly oak is a diverse area where many students and families reside making it a popular place to visit. The pleasant atmosphere and access to high quality education and standard of living makes Selly Oak Birmingham one of the ideal places to live in for international students.

Best Student Accommodation in Selly Oak

Doing justice to the kind of infrastructure the city of Birmingham and its areas has acquired, we have some of the best picks for student accommodation here. The locality is an essential factor based on which a student chooses the accommodation. Selly Oak as a locality is considered ideal for student accommodation given its low cost of living and peaceful environment, making it suitable for students. Before moving to Birmingham, make sure you are checking this article of student housing guide in Birmingham. The properties include several amenities and services making student’s stay comfortable. Students can choose property options given below.

  1. Jennens Court
  2. Athena Studios
  3. Oak Brook Park
  4. Battery Park
  5. Lakeside
  6. The Pavilion
  7. Mary Sturge
  8. Belgrave View
  9. Vita Student Pebble Mill
  10. Harriet Martineau

Before moving to Birmingham, make sure you are checking this article of student housing guide in Birmingham.

Cost of Living in Selly Oak

The cost of living in Selly Oak depends on various factors. Though it is an inexpensive locality compared to other areas in the city, planning your budget well is crucial. Planning can help you waive a few expenses and save a few extra pounds. The fees and approximate costs are as below :

  1. Food: £76.30 /month
  2. Gas & Electricity (Utility bills):  £45-60 / month
  3. Internet & Phone Bills: £20-40 / month
  4. Dinner at a restaurant: £15-50/ month
  5. Travel: £80-100 / month

Check this blog of cost of living in Birmingham to have a better understanding of expenses you might face as a student.

Student Travel in Selly Oak

Selly Oak is an excellent place for universities and has great, reasonably priced public transportation. Students can easily visit Birmingham City Centre, Harborne, Bournville, and other nearby popular destinations, and they may travel quickly and without fuss to and from the institution.

1. Trains

If you’re planning on travelling by train, timetable information is available from National Express West Midlands. Birmingham has three major train stations: Snow Hill, and Moor Street (for Birmingham City University)

2. Metro

Selly Oak’s transportation system, which National Express West Midlands primarily serves, is efficient and comprehensive. Public transportation will take you almost anywhere you need to go, and you can plan your route using the Journey Planner or the Citymapper app.

3. Bus

If you’re planning on travelling by bus, timetable information is available from Travel West Midlands. NX Bus is where you can get your student travel card.

4. Cycle

The students can rent a cycle and take a tour of this amazing area. Usually a cycle lane is marked along the road and some routes are specially designed for cyclists.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Selly Oak

  1. Selly Oak is the place to go if you want to go out to a pub or a club or are in the mood for a truly delicious lunch at one of the many restaurants there. One can visit Paprika Grill, Yakinori and Nando’s to taste the  authentic delicacies the locality offers. Reaching the locations you want to visit is simple and economical because many of Amber's Selly Oak student accommodations are near the centre of this area's busy nightlife. They can spend their weekends at famous clubs like The Indie Lounge and Goose, the OVT and experience the vibrant nightlife the locality offers. When choosing a studio, it's simple to enjoy a night out with friends and socialise for fun and relaxation after long work days at university, where you will find finger-licking dishes, from burritos to pizza, from Italian to continental, all at pocket-friendly prices.  Selly Oak is filled with various historic places. The vibrant culture and the history is depicted in the various museums present in the locality. The students can visit Winterbourne House and Garden, Museum of geology and many others to witness this glimpse of Selly Oak’s culture. The area consists of many escape rooms where the students can hangout with their groups and compete with other groups. One can grab a cup of coffee at Creative Coffee Hub, one of the most  famous cafes in Selly Oak Birmingham. The students can spend a day at the Rush UK Trampoline Park and enjoy various activities offered in this trampoline park. They can also visit the National Sea Life Centre and astound themselves in this amazing aquarium. Check out this article to know about student life in Birmingham.

Selly Oak Tourist Attractions

Selly Oak is always vibrant and has historical and educational attractions. Carrying their respective student id cards issued by their university ensures that students can explore these sites at a lower price. Students can visit places like:

  1. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
  2. Purple Gallery
  3. The Cadbury Club
  4. Cannon Hill Park
  5. Winterbourne House & Garden
  6. Birmingham wildlife Conservation Park
  7. Black Country Living Museum
  8. St. Philip’s
  9. Purple Gallery
  10. Selly Manor

Check this blog out to know some really top things to do in Birmingham.

Universities in or near Selly Oak

The standard of living and the quality of education offered makes this area an ideal place for student accommodation. Selly Oak being home to some of the best universities that offer amazing courses offers a great student life experience too. Here are some of the top-notch universities in and near Selly Oak:

  1. Birmingham City University
  2. University College Birmingham
  3. Newman University
  4. University College Birmingham
  5. Aston University
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