House hunting



Lots of students think it’s necessary to start looking for housing for next year as soon as possible – it’s not! Sheffield has plenty of good quality student accommodation available throughout the year.

There is a huge supply of student accommodation in Sheffield . Good quality properties are available throughout the year. So there's no need to rush into deciding who to live with or signing contracts for next year, wait until you feel ready and it is safer to do so. 

For all you need to know about finding your next home visit


Smart Move Sheffield look after the University’s register of private properties. All properties on the register comply with SNUG guidelines. Smart Move Sheffield can also offer advice, guidance and support about house hunting. Contact them at:

0114 222 6058

Students’ Union Building

When you’re ready to start looking, use the Smart Move Sheffield search engine online at

This allows you to search for properties by accommodation type, size, price, or even via a map. You can also have email alerts sent to you each time a new property meeting your requirements is added. New properties are added regularly and you can
forward details via email to your friends.

As Smart Move Sheffield is part of the University’s Accommodation Office, you can also view University accommodation on there.


You can live in University accommodation throughout your studies. Self select your own room and live where you choose, alone or with a group of friends!

1. All-inclusive rent = no splitting bills.
2. Internet included.
3. A wide selection of houses/rooms.

Find out more:

0114 222 4488 (option 2)

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