Exceptional student accommodation in Cambridge city centre
Our student accommodation in Cambridge comes as self-contained studios with exclusive student access to amazing facilities including an on-site gym, a stunning conservatory and spacious courtyard as well as stylish study spaces. With Collegiate, you’ll be staying at some of the best student accommodation in Cambridge.
The beautiful city of Cambridge is home to over 20,000 students and is well-known for its world-leading university. But the city has much more to offer than just the historic colleges – Cambridge boasts museums such as the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the Fitzwilliam Museum, and the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, as well as botanical gardens and yearly music festivals, including the famous Cambridge Folk Festival.
When you’re ready for a study break, you have the best of the city on your doorstep. The city centre is just a short walk from your student flat, putting you at the heart of the best shops, bars, restaurants and markets, but also some truly wonderful and peaceful green spaces – with many easily accessible from our Cambridge student residence.
Our private student accommodation is ideal for studying at the University of Cambridge and Collegiate offers a range of student studios. Whatever you decide on, you’ll always benefit from en-suite facilities, a private study space and a kitchen area. With all bills and Wi-Fi included in your rent, there’s no need to worry about extra costs, so you can focus on enjoying your time in Cambridge.
Located just a stone’s throw from historical Cambridge city centre and close to the University of Cambridge’s main buildings and library, Collegiate Castle Street is seen as the best place to live and learn in the city. With self-contained en-suite studio apartments designed with your wellbeing in mind, you are sure to enjoy every moment of your university life.
Residents at Collegiate Castle Street can also enjoy stunning communal spaces within a large conservatory to meet friends around the pool table or the tennis table. A spacious courtyard with garden chairs will welcome you during the sunny days.
As part of our all-inclusive rent, a regular cleaning and linen service will make sure you can focus on what really matters to you. A kitchen & bed starter pack containing everything you need to settle in will be waiting for you to move in your new home.
The University of Cambridge Student Accommodation
The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world, and has an extensive alumni of 121 Nobel Laureates, 14 Prime Ministers, and 7 Turing award winners. Alumni from the university have won 194 Olympic medals.
It’s split into 31 colleges and is home to the Cambridge University Press: the oldest university press in the world.
FAQs: Student Accommodation in Cambridge
How much does rent cost for students in Cambridge?
Several factors decide the rent of student residences, including the type of student accommodation you book. The various facilities and amenities provided by the accommodation and the room’s configuration all factor into the price for accommodation in Cambridge. Private student accommodation in Cambridge usually costs between £145 -£234 per week.
How do I pay for my student room in Cambridge?
You can make rent payments online using your credit or debit card via your Collegiate Portal account or by bank transfer. Contact your accommodation management team if you’d like to pay by bank transfer.
How much do bills cost as a student in Cambridge?
On average, UK students spend £37 per month on bills. However, when you book Collegiate student accommodation in Cambridge, all bills are included with your room: Electricity, Gas, Water & Broadband. You also get exclusive access to an on-site steam room, gym area, courtyard with ping pong table and BBQ, private cinema, laundry room and study room.
What are the best student areas in Cambridge?
Cambridge University dominates the city centre, where you’ll also find plenty of shops (including the historic Heffers Bookshop), restaurants and bars. Cambridge has a vibrant social scene, with a huge range of clubs and societies. When you first arrive, we recommend punting on the River Cam – it’s the ideal way to see the riverside Cambridge University colleges. Once you’ve settled in, the city is pleasingly compact and easy to navigate on foot or bike. Check out our Cambridge city guides here.
Can I view my student flat in Cambridge before booking?
Yes, most accommodation providers including Collegiate will provide tours of the apartments – either via video or in person (government guidelines allowing).