Official University accommodation is the only place to live
If you are arriving in Sheffield to study at the University of Sheffield for the academic year 2021-22, you can now apply for university-owned and managed accommodation. We know this year has changed a lot of student plans so we are here to help and assist.
Meet your flatmates
Once you know where you’ll be living you can join one of our dedicated Facebook groups to start chatting to your future flatmates, making the moving-in process a little easier and making friends before you even arrive.
If you are applying and studying full time, for the full academic year at The University of Sheffield, you are guaranteed a place to live with us in University accommodation - as long as you apply by 9 September 2021. You're also guaranteed to be living with other University of Sheffield students! Please read the guarantee in full before applying for accommodation.
Popular FAQs about University accommodation
We know that everyone has lots of questions at this exciting time about how to apply for accommodation and other general information. So we have compiled some of the most popular questions that have been asked to help guide you through the process.
Updates about living in University accommodation 2021
Please keep yourself informed with everything relating to University accommodation. This applies to current students living in our accommodation or 2021-22 students coming to live with us for the next academic year. Accommodation Services have been and will continue to work alongside UK Government Advice, Public Health England (PHE) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Where can I live?
Become part of the largest undergraduate community in Sheffield. Take a look around our accommodation options and find out about what the city of Sheffield has to offer. You'll love it.
You can live in University accommodation throughout your studies at The University of Sheffield. We launch a campaign every year for returning students, this year this will go live in January 2021 as we are working with the Students' Union on making sure that students don't book early this year due to Covid-19. There's a surplus of accommodation across the city, so don't worry and wait until New Year.
Smart Move Sheffield
If University accommodation isn't for you and you are looking to rent in the private sector - then we recommend that you take a look at Smart Move Sheffield. Smart Move Sheffield is run by The University of Sheffield and all of our properties on our search facility have been inspected by Sheffield City Council as part of their SNUG student housing scheme
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