Second Year University Accommodation

Second Year University Accommodation

March, 2022

Thinking about second year university accommodation? The prospect of leaving halls for your second year of university can be daunting but is also a really exciting time too. Read our tips listing 5 things you should know when searching for your second year accommodation.
 

1. Who shall I live with after leaving halls?

This is your time to move out of halls and move in with a group of people of your choice! You can find housemates from your course, current university halls, societies and groups that you’re a part of or even through friends of friends. If you haven’t found your people but don’t want to live by yourself, agencies will have a number of shared houses available to individuals, often with the same year group. 

Second year university accommodation

2. What type of student property should I go for?

Student University halls can be great for meeting new people, having maintenance/security on site, and the privacy of your own space/ensuite. However, living in a student house gives you that home away from home feeling where no room is the same, freedom to dress your room (within reason!) to reflect your personality and more importantly you get to chose who you live with, making every day more sociable! You tend to get more space, easier access to parking and a garden as well.

3. Where should I look for a student home?

Luckily there is so much choice about and agencies will have lists of properties for you to look at. Most agencies have top-notch, up to date photos/video walkthroughs on their socials and websites for to you peruse before you even book your viewings. Be sure to follow social media as up to date information on properties that are available will be regularly updated. 

4. When should you start booking viewings for my second year university accommodation?

Don’t panic! Don’t rush into a decision lightly as a tenancy agreement is a legally binding document. Viewings tend to start at the beginning of November and the best houses do get snapped up quickly. However, make sure you’ve thought hard about the group you want to live with. 

5. Where are the best student houses in Plymouth?

This really does depend on what you’re looking for and what is more important to you. Location, size, modern vs period features, parking, garden, storage…. All factors to think about when defining the ‘best’ house. We have found that a lot of Plymouth second and third-year students have opted for the quieter, pleasant St Judes area, close to up and coming Ebrington St, the beautiful Beaumont park, and still only 10 mins walk to campus.

Find Plymouth's best second year university accommodation at Tudor Price Lettings 

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