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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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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.
Prima Vidae Middle Street situated in Portsmouth’s vibrant city centre offers a range of all-inclusive outstanding studios as well as great features to enjoy through your university years.
Discover the perfect student accommodation to support your university learning and take advantage of all that Portsmouth has to offer.
Prima Vidae Earlsdon Street is located in a residential street just a short walk from the Portsmouth University Quarter within the city centre. Our beautiful all inclusive self-contained studios are packed with exceptional features.
With facilities such as onsite gym, gaming area, laundry, smart TV, grab and go breakfast, you are sure to have everything you need to make the best out of your university years.
Ideally located next to the Portsmouth University Quarter, St James Street by Prima Vidae is also close to the effervescent Portsmouth city centre.
Our welcoming design-led studios are all-inclusive for total peace of mind and come with great features such as smart TV, super fast WiFi, bike storage, laundry room and exclusive access to our 24/7 private fitness suite at Middle Street.
Book with peace of mind
Easy. Flexible. Safe.
Your wellbeing is at the forefront of our mind. We have put new cleaning routines, sanitising facilities and distancing measures in place to make sure you get the best and safest living experience possible.
We want you to have the very best University years that is why we have ensured a calendar that is packed with fun social events both virtually online and off-site. But that’s not all, as living with Collegiate you can make new friends, create memorable moments and be a part of a great community.
No more worrying about extra bills and admin costs. Living at Collegiate means we take all of the hassle away from you so you can enjoy your time creating memories.
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
Did you know?
In high winds the Spinnaker Tower, the 560ft (170 metres) landmark observation tower of Portsmouth harbour, can flex up to six inches (15 cm).