Why Choose the University of Portsmouth?

Published On July 3, 2018 | By Jude Robinson | College

If you are thinking of attending university and have passed all the entry examinations to get into further education, the next step is deciding where to base yourself during the time you’ll spend studying. The south coast of England is very popular as it is well known for its high quality of student accommodation facilities.

The student accommodation centres in Portsmouth are located at:

  • 61 center Street, PO5 4DH
  • 10 St. James’s Street, PO1 3AP
  • 22 Middle Street, PO5 4BG

All locations are within a short walk to the University Quarters and Campus Rooms. The student apartments at St. James’s Street are located right next door. All locations are within a 10-minute walk to the student bars and restaurants and there is plenty of shopping outlets at the nearby Gun Wharf Quays. A resort type of area where there are restaurants, bars, nightspots and boutiques selling all the top clothing brands.

Pricing is very simple when you stay in university digs in Portsmouth. There is one weekly rent to pay and this covers just about every cost you are likely to incur. There are no hidden costs, supplements or nasty financial surprises. The weekly rent payable will cover things like water, contents insurance, heating, electricity, gas, washing facilities and any other utility bill you might expect in there. Access to the internet is free and all suites have good Wi-Fi service, imperative to students in their studies.

The individual studio apartments in the accommodation blocks in Portsmouth are self-contained and all have a private bathroom and kitchen connected on. Accommodation in Portsmouth has a great deal of variety too. There are Luxury and Luxury Plus studio apartments which are ideal for couples looking to share.

Students using the twin rooms can even bring along a partner to stay who is not a student. Many landlords across the United Kingdom renting out student accommodation will insist that both parties are studying, but this is not the case at the Portsmouth studios.

Portsmouth really is a beautiful city. It has a vibrant waterfront with many bars, restaurants, and nightclubs to accommodate the student lifestyle. It also has more than 100 retail outlets selling the latest in fashion and brand name clothing.

It is a city famous for its naval port. There is plenty of maritime heritage noticeable as you wander around the city. It truly is a great place to study.

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