Best Locations for Student Accommodation:
The average rent for a room in Southampton is between £65-£70 per week.
The main campus is located in the city centre of Southampton therefore transport is convenient and very accessible. However, the other campuses are located further out but there are good transport links to get around.
Southampton has excellent transport links to areas across the UK, has its own international airport and two train stations; Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway
Parking and Permit Information:
Permits are available for residents parking but check your zone before applying. Currently, the first permit is non chargeable and you are also allowed a visitors parking permit .
Living in Southampton:
The Location of Southampton is charming and in close proximity to a variety of south coast cities. There are opportunities to visit some stunning spots with Bournemouth and its great beachs, Winchester and Portsmouth for that quick visit to France on one of the many ferries. Southampton docks are located close to the city centre.
There are a significant number of bars and clubs in Southampton so its not difficult to have a great night out whatever your taste. A popular student location is in the polygon area of the City where a host of bars are located with student nights throughout the week. The Orange Rooms and Vodka Revolutions are just some of the bars\ clubs in this location which also includes Reflex and Rhino Club. Ocean is the biggest club in the City which recently opened in 2008 and is situated in the Leisureworld Entertainment Complex.
Southampton has an excellent shopping complex called “West Quay” located approximately ten minutes from the city centre. Offering a range of high street stores and with over 100 shops its an ideal place to spend your overdraft. Other popular shopping areas include The Bargate centre and The Marlands Shopping Centre.