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    Just better.

    You are just a step away from the best student living experience possible.

    Your student days are a unique moment in your life. Collegiate’s superior student accommodation, available in some of the UK’s top university cities, are unique in their offering to students and parents – great value, superb facilities and peace of mind. With our unrivalled record and expertise, Collegiate apartments deliver student living; just better.

     

     
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    Collegiate believe in providing superior student accommodation by putting a great deal of thought into the facilities we provide. From private gyms, on-site cinema, study rooms, games area and much more, we provide a home away from home with the little luxuries that will ensure your student experience is simply the best

     
  • An environment to thrive.

    "Because I'm happy."

    A social & cultural unique experience 

    We don’t just provide the facilities to enable your studies to thrive we also believe it is important to create a community. We host a variety of events throughout the year so you can get to know your fellow Collegiate residents. Collegiate provides a home, an environment to succeed and a place where everyone knows your name.

     

Welcome to Southampton

Southampton is the cultural and commercial capital of the UK's South and has also earned a strong reputation as a thriving university city. Excellent educational institutions, fantastic location and a huge range of social and leisure activities combined make Southampton student life a vibrant and dynamic experience.

As the cultural and commercial capital of the South, Southampton is a city with something for everyone. It is a safe city with plenty of shopping and sports facilities; from the busy city centre to the more relaxed Ocean Village, the variety of entertainment and activities on offer has played a large part in making Southampton a thriving student city.

Southampton offers exceptional quality education in a fantastic location, surrounded by areas of natural beauty such as the New Forest. With around 200,000 habitants, Southampton is just over one hour from central London. There are regular ferry services between Southampton and the Isle of Wight and the city is also connected with the rest of the UK and Europe via its airport, rail and coach links. 

Southampton is a friendly and welcoming city and student life on the various campuses around town is vibrant and dynamic. The city offers a wealth of social and leisure activities for students attending university here - from superior sports facilities to restaurants and bars, student societies and more.

Universities

The University of Southampton and the Southampton Solent University are the main universities in Southampton. UoS boasts a total of five campus locations around Southampton as well as one in Winchester while SSU's City Campus is located in the city centre.

Getting around

Travelling between campuses and your student accommodation, around town and to railway stations and the airport is relatively easy. Most places are within walking distance but if you choose to cycle, you'll find lockable bike stores, good cycle routes and ready availability of repairs, sales help and advice on campus and around town.

If you're feeling lazy, or for those times when it's raining or you're laden with books or shopping bags, there are numerous bus services operating around the city which connect student halls, campuses, town and other transport links. The University of Southampton UniLink bus service runs buses connecting university campuses to halls of residence and to the city centre and can be used by both everyone. 

Shopping

As one of the UK's top 10 retail destinations, Southampton is the perfect place to enjoy a spot of retail therapy. As well as top brands, the two universities and thriving student population have attracted quirky independent stores to Southampton's expansive retail space.

City centre shopping mall WestQuay is one of the largest shopping centres in Europe and spans over three floors with space for over 100 shops. A second indoor shooping centre, boutique shops, an IKEA store and impressive retail park ensure that shoppers won't be disappointed by the selection of goods on offer.

In addition, many shops will offer student discounts - so don't forget to use your NUS or Student Cards!

Nightlife

Southampton is home to some of the South Coast's best entertainment and nightlife, so students are spoilt for choice. The city's thriving club scene accommodates indie-rock, cheesy disco and everything in-between while live music venues & concert halls play host to up-and-coming artists and the biggest names in music. In addition, students can choose from a wide selection of pubs across town. 

Restaurants and eating out

When eating out in Southampton, choose from a wide range of popular bars, pubs, cafés and restaurants. No matter the size of appetite or budget, there's something for eveyone - whether you're just looking for a great cup of coffee or Sunday lunch. 

Make the most of on-campus cafés and pubs for student-friendly prices!

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