So, you’re going to university in Winchester? Now you just need to find somewhere to stay. Luckily for you, there are plenty of halls to choose from, whether you’re after privacy or something social and budget-friendly. We know how stressful looking for halls can be so to help you out we’ve come up with a list of private and university accommodations. So without further ado, here are the best student halls in Winchester.
If you’re looking for the best student halls in Winchester then look no further than The Cavendish. This brand new student accommodation has everything you need and more; all in one place! Its central location means that it’s a great choice for students at the University of Winchester and the Winchester School of Art. There is a range of room options available from stylish en-suites to contemporary studios. What’s more, there are plenty of communal spaces (including an exclusive landscaped courtyard) so that you can socialize. Prices start from £169 PW.
Next up on our list is Cathedral Point. This student accommodation from Amro Vantage offers a range of self-contained studios with a mixture of ensuite rooms and shared kitchens. What’s more, there are plenty of on-site facilities such as a games room, on-site laundry, an art area and a landscaped courtyard. There are also communal study rooms if you want to group study with your friends, bookable dining rooms and a beautiful urban view. Prices start from £165 a week. Students are also able to apply for this accommodation through the University.
Alternatively, Riverside Way is just a 10- minute walk from Winchester School of Arts and a short bus ride from the University of Winchester campus. This stunning residence offers a mixture of self-contained studios and ensuite rooms. With rooms starting at just £176 a week, it’s great value, especially considering that the building comes fully equipt with a social lounge, on-site laundry facilities, study rooms, a games room and a courtyard for socializing.
The University of Winchester
It’s good news for students at The University of Winchester because they are able to guarantee you a room in university accommodation if you meet this criterion.
What’s more, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here’s a rundown of what you can expect.
For students looking for catered accommodation, you have a couple of options. Don’t worry, if you are unsure about whether you want to stay in catered or self-catered halls, you can check out our guide here to help you decide.
St Elizabeths and Beech Glade
The university has two catered halls, St Elizabeths and Beech Glade. These are both located in the King Alfred Quarter which is just a 15-minute walk away from the city centre. Like most student accommodations, the rooms are fully equipped and come with shared bathrooms and kitchenettes. The catering element works on a part board basis where each resident has a flexible weekly catering allowance automatically loaded onto their Campus Card. They can spend the allowance as they wish but it covers approximately 14 meals a week.
Alternatively, The University of Winchester also has plenty of Self-catered student halls available. Self-catered rooms start from under £3,600 for a shared room and under £4,800 for a single room.
Burma Road Student Village
Firstly, Burma Road consists of 499 en-suite rooms arranged in flats of eight with shared kitchens and two one-bedroom family flats. Residents have easy access to the university gym and can make use of the other accommodation facilities such as on-site laundry and designated quiet spaces for studying.
Queens Road’s student village
Likewise, Queen’s Road Student Village consists of 399 en-suite rooms. These are arranged in flats of four to eight rooms, with shared kitchens. Additionally, there are 12 twin rooms available and one room adapted for wheelchair users.
West Downs Student Village
Similarly, West Down Student Village has rooms are arranged in houses and flats of six to eight rooms. There is a mixture of en-suite, shared facility rooms and one and two-bedroom family flats. Residents have the benefit of a shop, laundrette, cafe and 24-hour vending with the University Gym and catering outlets which are all just a short walk away. You can read more about the self-catered accommodation options provided by The University of Winchester here.
There are so many options when it comes to student halls in Winchester. Where will you stay?