Bristol has a well-earned reputation for being an incredible city for students to live in. You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to culture, shopping and eating out, but the city is also bustling with some of the best nightlife you could hope for.

One of the best things about our student accommodation in Bristol, is the amazing central locations that put you at the heart of some of the best student nights the city has to offer.  You’ve also got exclusive facilities on-site to help get your evening off to the best possible start.

At Collegiate Tower by Prima Vidae, unwind in the club lounge or get a drink in the residents’ bar before you set off and explore the Bristol nightlife.

When you’re ready to get out into the city, we’ve done the hard work and brought you a guide to the best student nights in Bristol. Whether you’re looking to dance the night away to some cheesy pop or want to sip cocktails in a cool tiki lounge, we’ve got the best spots for all that and more.

Tuesday: Lola Lo

Resident DJs take over the dancefloor at Lola Lo every Tuesday for the Clique club night playing the very best in R&B, hip hop, house and commercial dance. At Bristol’s premium tiki bar you can be sure of a huge range of discounted drinks all evening, as well as special deals for university sports teams and socials. Keep an eye on their events page for early bird tickets that include a free shot on arrival to really get the party started!

Where: BS8 1QL
Distance: Less than 25 minute walk*
Entry: From £5
Collegiate Recommends: Best for university socials

*Approximately from either of our student accommodations in Bristol

Wednesday: OMG

OMG is Bristol’s largest LGBT+ venue, and Wednesdays are not to be missed. It’s Poundemonium, which means you can enjoy a host of drinks for just £1 and free entry so it’s the ultimate student night if you’re on a budget but still want to shake off the middle of the week. Enjoy drag hosts, weekly prize giveaways, a classy cocktail menu and a packed dance floor playing the very best 90s chart, cheesy hits, dance, indie and pop until 4am.

Where: BS1 5NF
Distance: Less than 17 minute walk*
Entry: Free
Collegiate Recommends: Best for a budget

*Approximately from either of our student accommodations in Bristol

Friday: Lizard Lounge

Impulse Fridays at Lizard Lounge is student night you’re sure to become familiar with while you’re in Bristol. The atmosphere is what brings students back and filling the dancefloors. Shake it off to popular chart, dance and indie tunes that will keep you on your feet until you’re kicked out at 4am. The popular club on Queen’s Road is actually open five nights a week so you can take your pick of great club nights, but we think Friday is where it’s at for Bristol’s students.

Where: BS8 1QU
Distance: Less than 25 minute walk*
Entry: From £5
Collegiate Recommends: Best for a party atmosphere

*Approximately from either of our student accommodations in Bristol

Saturday: Thekla

Thekla is a cargo ship moored in Bristol’s FLoating Harbour, and it’s home to one of the city’s best music venues. This water-bound club hosts Pop Confessionals, bringing you the best in classic guilty pleasures, power ballads and cheesy hits – from Hall & Oates and Heart, to Craig David and 5ive, with a healthy hit of Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber thrown in, there’s something for everyone!

Where: BS1 4RB
Distance: Less than 15 minute walk*
Entry: From £5
Collegiate Recommends: Best for guilty pleasure pop

*Approximately from either of our student accommodations in Bristol

Student Accommodation in Bristol

Our private student accommodation in Bristol in Bristol is in the beating heart of the city, along with some of the best student nights. So, you’re never too far away from home and the comfort of your own room or studio. We’ve got room types across two great locations that will suit your needs, budget and the lifestyle you want while you’re at university. You’ll also benefit from exclusive resident facilities such as an on-site gym, cinema or games room as well as smart socialising rooms and dedicated study areas. All the amenities and facilities you could need and all bills and WiFi are included in your weekly rent so you get to focus on enjoying your time in Bristol.