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Student life in Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a vibrant waterfront city on the south-coast of England. From its rich maritime history, to unique shopping destinations and renowned museums, not to mention miles of beautiful waterfront, it caters to a wide range of tastes and hobbies. The city’s flat, making it perfect for strolling and cycling so it’s very easy to get around.

For the perfect weekend activity look no further than the acclaimed Gunwharf Quays, a semi-outdoor shopping mall hosting a variety of retail outlets as well as some great spots for food and drink. By night, Portsmouth comes alive with gigs, bars, clubs and shows making it a buzzing city in which to spend your student years. We offer a range of different accommodation options depending on what you’re looking for. From right next-door to the uni, to a coveted spot in the city centre and a more quiet and residential street, we’ve got all bases covered!



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14th December 2020

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20th November 2020

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18th November 2020

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Student Health Benefits of Living By The Sea

13th November 2020

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Now offering student accommodation in Portsmouth & Southampton

9th November 2020

Introducing the latest additions to the Prima Vidae family, Portsmouth and Southampton! We are thrilled to have these…
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Unique student living in Portsmouth’s energetic city centre

Portsmouth is a dynamic and vibrant waterfront city. From its proud naval and maritime heritage, to museums and galleries; unique shopping destinations; great food and drink; and miles of beautiful waterfront, Portsmouth offers something for absolutely everyone. The University of Portsmouth is home to 25,000 students and offer a wide range of disciplines split across two campuses.

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University of Portsmouth Student Accommodation

Member of the University Alliance, University of Portsmouth is ranked among the Top 100 universities in the world and welcome more than 25,000 students. Our student accommodation in Portsmouth is close to the university main buildings and includes a range of design-led studios rooms.

  • Ideally located in Portsmouth city centre, just moments away from bars and restaurants
  • Great features such as breakfast on the go with free hot drinks, fitness suite and communal spaces

Student studios in Portsmouth

Select from our range of student studios in Portsmouth. Modern and spacious with smart storage solutions.

Here’s just some of what’s included:
En-suite bathroom

Double bed
Plenty of storage and wardrobe space
Large desk space with study chair

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Award-winning student accommodation

Property Week Student Accommodation Awards 2020 – Finalist – Operator of the Year
National Student Housing Awards 2020 - Nominee - Student Accommodation Hero