Experience waterfront living from Portsmouth student houses in the bustling port city of Portsmouth, home to over 25,000 students attending Portsmouth University. Both the main Portsmouth University campus and the city centre are on the waterfront, meaning you won’t have to look far for a picturesque backdrop, ideal for relaxing after a day of study (or socialising in your student house). Rich with quaint traditional pubs, winding cobbled streets lined with boutiques and clubs, in additional to more unusual attractions like the imposing Spinnaker Tower and ferry to the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth offers an exciting student lifestyle. Whatever your interests, you won’t be bored when not relaxing in your Portsmouth student house.
The most popular place for student lets is Southsea, an area full of shops, the top student bars in Portsmouth and green areas to relax in. If you want astudent house in another area, Gunwharf Quays, Fratton, Old Portsmouth, Buckland and Copnor are all popular options, with good transport links and local amenities. All of our student houses in Portsmouth are just a short walk or even shorter bus-ride from the Portsmouth University campus, so you’ll never be late for a lecture again. Click here for a detailed guide of where to live in Portsmouth as a student.
Top Tips for Finding Student Accommodation in Portsmouth
Students begin the hunt for the perfect student house in Portsmouth in November and carry on through to December. Student house hunting picks up again in January with most student houses being fully booked by March. Our student houses in Portsmouth are really popular so we highly advise booking a viewing early to avoid disappointment.
Student Cribs in Portsmouth
Our Portsmouth Student Cribs are ideal for both smaller and large groups of friends who want to live together for their final years of university. All of our Cribs have great communal spaces, the most modern facilities, and are located very close to both the University campus and the city centre, making them the perfect student accommodation for Portsmouth universities. Our Student Cribs in Plymouth include all bills and no fees or deposits apply.
Best Things For Students to Do In Portsmouth Portsmouth is a vibrant city with plenty to enjoy when not in the library or lazing about in your student accommodation. Palmerston Road with its quaint shops and cafes makes for a great afternoon out, as does a picnic and rendezvous with the resident Guinea Pigs at Victoria Park. Unwind at Southsea Rose Gardens, or immerse yourself in history at Westbury Manor Museum. If you fancy yourself a foodie, there are great restaurants too choose from, with the delicious Feed and a favourite for dinner, and Parade Tea Rooms proving hard to beat for a cake-heavy breakfast or lunch. For more inspiration, here we list the top restaurants for Portsmouth students. There are also plenty of bars and clubs to check out on student nights and weekends, so you definitely won’t be bored!