Why choose our accommodation?

We are the only place in Sheffield where you'll only live with other students from the University of Sheffield. The Accommodation team will ensure that you have the best experience ever.

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Our Guarantee

  • You are guaranteed accommodation if you choose The University of Sheffield as your firm choice through UCAS, or you chose to join The University through Insurance, Clearing or Adjustment.
  • All postgraduate students are guaranteed accommodation in university-owned or partnership accommodation. 
  • All Study Abroad and ERASMUS full-year students are guaranteed accommodation.
  • International students are guaranteed accommodation for the duration of their studies. 

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    Value for money

    Excellent value for money with a range of accommodation to choose from. We also have several amenities on-site such as a village store, free Residences Fitness Suite for all residents, a cafe and a bar.

    All bills included

    All bills, including wifi. Your rent covers your utility bills, contents insurance and wifi, so you don't have to worry about a thing. 

    Payment plans

    You can set up payment plans in line with your student loan. Your rent won't be taken until your student loan has arrived in your bank account.

    Flexible contracts

    We have the shortest contracts in the city! Better than the private sector and cheaper weekly rents. 


    Only a £150 deposit needed to secure your room. We have no hidden costs, surprises or fees, unlike some private accommodation.

    Great returner deals

    We offer great deals for students who are returning to university-owned accommodation, more information available at the Housing Fair each November.

    The largest community of undergraduates in Sheffield

    There are 4500 students at Ranmoor/Endcliffe, making it the largest community in Sheffield to live with undergraduates and postgraduates from across the world.

    With Residence Life free and discounted events and activities happening across the residences to help you meet new people and learn new skills - you'll never be stuck for something to do.

    We have an additional 1500 students in the city, where you can enjoy everything that city life has to offer. You'll make friends for life living here with us at The University of Sheffield.

    Residence life

    We are proud to be leading the scene with our Residence Life scheme. Residence Life helps students settle into University, introduce you to new things, meet new people and learn new skills. 

    Every week there are loads of opportunities to get involved, from five-a-side football, dance lessons and weekly fitness classes to music lessons, film nights and cultural celebrations. You can meet new people and try new things.

    Look out for your weekly email for all the latest updates. If you'd like to get involved in events and activities or organise your own, get in touch! Please let us know if you think our programme is missing something. 

    Safety and security

    We have 24/7 CCTV and security who patrol the residences. We also have a 24/7 customer service reception for all student enquires.

    There is a constant support network in place and guidance from The University of Sheffield. 

    The area

    So green, peaceful and safe. Sheffield is lucky enough to have an incredible city life full of music, art and culture, as well as being on the doorstep to the beautiful Peak District and Derbyshire. Our accommodation is an easy commute to the university, and if you don't fancy walking, there are bus stops close to all of our accommodation. 

    Our rooms

    So quirky and full of character. We have a range of properties, including period buildings that have been refurbished for our students. We have a range of room types to choose from, such as en-suites, standard accommodation and studios. All of our accommodation is a great option if you want a community experience.

    Self Catered 

    All our rooms are self-catered. This provides flexibility for our students around their studies and social life. They have a choice of when to cook and what to cook.

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    A world top-100 university

    We're a world top-100 university renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.