Posted on September 15, 2021
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Birmingham is one of the most mentionable names when it comes to studying abroad in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1889 after the early market township settlements of the Midlands, Birmingham is the second-largest city, urban area and metropolitan area in England and the UK. In 2020, roughly 80,000 students lived in the city and enrolled in one of the eight esteemed universities of Birmingham.

Every year, the city keeps churning more students, making it challenging for students to grab a basic amenity: student accommodation. To help such young readers out there, here's our exclusive list of some of the most-rated student accommodation in Birmingham.

1. Old Fire Station

The Old Fire Station is a popular student accommodation and most likely choice near the city centre (7-minutes away). The Old Fire Station offers exotic living for students who can explore various rooms like En-suite rooms, shared apartments, and studio flats (no extra cost) at affordable spending.

the old fire station

The place comes with lots of perks that cover all essential supplements, including communal lounges, bike storage, a gym for you to stay in shape, study rooms, desks and chairs, and on-site laundry facilities. All secondary bills (electricity, gas, Wi-Fi, and water) are included in rent. You will receive 24*7 staff service and weekly sanitisation as well. The rent for The Old Fire Station starts at £139 per week and is an excellent bargain for international students who aim to live near Birmingham City University, which is a 3-minutes walk away.

2. IQ Studios 51

IQ Studios 51

This canal side property is amongst the best top-view properties in Birmingham. Present on Bagor Street, iQ Studios 51 is located near University of Birmingham, Aston University (7-minutes), and BPP University (3-minutes). This notable student housing in Birmingham is also nearby to some of the best local pubs and restaurants which are filled with top local artists.Talking about perks, you'll explore dynamic amenities at IQ Studios 51 that covers studio accommodation, en-suites, shared rooms and one super deluxe room. With more, you’re also going to get attached bathrooms, wardrobe, double bed and microwave, all at a starting range of £168 per week.

3. Onyx


It doesn't get closer to the city centre than this. Onyx student living in Birmingham is one bargain deal if you've been to the lovely Lancaster Street. Onyx brings together numerous student-centric needs at one place by offering you different types of Student Rooms on different levels, covering Bronze suites to Silver, Gold and Platinum suites beginning at £150 per week. All rooms are a welcome pack that cover bedding, pillow, duvets, mini-kitchen, and spacious storage for your books and clothing. Onyx is present near Birmingham City University (7-minutes walk) and Aston University (3-minutes). 

4. True Birmingham

true Birmingham

If you've visited Chinatown or want to live somewhere quiet but near the city centre then True Birmingham does pay off. Present on Upper Dean Street, True Birmingham delivers true student feeling in terms of services against its peers. Superfast 1 gigabyte internet, free semester cleans, 24 hour concierge, festival and communal zones, and a lot more to offer. With a weekly rent of £174 at True Birmingham, you also get nearby proximity to local restaurants and shops and also both of the city's top colleges are present at walking distances. 

5. Bentley House

Bentley house

Similar to the car brand's quality, Bentley House also boasts its supremacy when it comes to living lavishly but at an affordable budget. The Bentley House delivers stylish surroundings and is close to University College Birmingham, University of Birmingham, and Birmingham City University. Besides these, the rental property also provides numerous modern and spacious rooms, shared En-suite rooms, and private rooms, along with communal spaces and dedicated study areas. Parcel lockers, bedding and all student essentials come under one budget starting at £144 per week. 

6. Selly Oak Court

selly oak court

Selly Oak Court is another great deal if you seek the city's most natural locations. Located in a popular, cosmopolitan and bustling area of Birmingham which is known for independent side brunch stalls and lively nightlife, Selly Oak Court student accommodation provides a variety of rooms to cater to all purposes. In addition, you can also enjoy perks like 24*7 CCTV, and games rooms, TV lounge, secured bike storage, and on-site laundry facilities with all secondary bills (electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi) included at £130 per week.  

7. Vita Student Pebble Mill 

Vita Student Pebble Mill

No wonder why Vita Student Pebble Mill is always a pleasing mention. The private student accommodation is present near the University of Birmingham and often is filled with best offers and deals for students. This year, the place is bringing numerous package deals like Free-to-use bikes, En-suite rooms at discounted prices, storage solutions, free housekeeping, gym and fitness facilities, dining and cinema room and weekly events. The limited-period offer at Vita Student Pebble Mill offers weekly stays at affordable prices starting at £204 per week. 

8. Volume Works

Volume Works

Similar to its name, the Volume Works student housing offers numerous volumetric amenities to their takers. Starting with their rooms, the property covers shared rooms, private accommodation, En-suite, apartments and many more. With lots of services to explore including study tables, table tennis room, communal lounge, outdoor bike store, and all included secondary bills (electricity, gas, internet and water) you can enjoy your stay with Volume Works at £185 per week.  

All of these modern student flats, houses and apartments come with assured COVID-19 cancellation policy. So you don't want to worry if your university cancels your semester at the eleventh hour. Also, since this is the UCAS month, lots of student offers are present at all our listed properties. So, don't forget to check these out before they sell out.   

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