Exceptional student accommodation in Derby city centre

Our student flats come as self-contained private and shared studios. Students also get exclusive access to amazing facilities including a private fitness suite and on-site cinema room, as well as stylish common areas and study spaces. With Collegiate, you’ll be staying at some of the best student accommodation in Derby.

With over 28,000 students in Derby, it boasts a rich and cultural city centre full of exciting things to do including sports, live music and galleries as well as shops, restaurants, and bars. The city is also home to the iconic QUAD, the stylish indie cinema with an art gallery, cafe bar and workshops. Derby’s Pride Park is more than just a football stadium – it houses the Derby Arena, a multi-use sports and culture venue. It’s also the city’s largest arena for cultural and musical events holding over 5,000 people.

As a student living on the edge of the Peak District, you’re also well-placed for a beautiful spot for a host of activities including hiking, mountain biking and abseiling. You’ll also have a choice of more than 300 parks and open spaces to enjoy, and many of them are close to the University of Derby campus.

Our private accommodation is ideal for studying at University of Derby as you’ll be living less than two miles away from the campus which is easily accessible by walking or by bus. Collegiate offers a range of private and shared 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 Derby.

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Derby University Accommodation

The University of Derby is rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework and offers an excellent range of courses for your studies. Collegiate’s Roman House is situated in the centre of Derby just 1.2 miles away from the University of Derby main campus. Experience everything the city of Derby has to offer just a stones throw from your lecture halls and student’s union. Our Derby university accommodation includes:

  • A great location – enjoy living within walking distance from The University of Derby
  • Modern interiors with un-rivalled facilities and security
  • On-site fitness suite – ideal for training for Derby University sports teams
  • Private cinema and seminar rooms to socialise with other Derby University students
  • High speed broadband and Wi-Fi to help with your studies at The University of Derby

Student studios in Derby

Find out more about our student accommodation in Derby. Our spacious studio apartments make the perfect space for studying and relaxing.

Here’s just some of what’s included with our Roman House studios:

En-suite bathroom
Double bed
Breakfast Bar and Stools
Plenty of storage space
Large desk space with comfortable chair for studying
Smart TV


FAQs: Student Accommodation in Derby

How much does rent cost for students in Derby

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 Derby. Private student accommodation in Derby usually costs between £130 – £190 per week.

How do I pay for my student room in Derby?

You can make rent payments online using your credit or debit card via your Collegiate Portal account or by bank transfer. Please contact your accommodation management team if you’d like to pay by bank transfer.

How much money will I spend on bills as a student in Derby?

On average, UK students spend £37 per month on bills. However, when you book Collegiate student accommodation in Derby, all bills are included with your room: Electricity, Water & Broadband. You also get exclusive access to features such as our onsite cinema, gym and common rooms.

What are the best student areas in Derby?

Most of Derbys’ student accommodations are situated to the north west of the city centre in an area called the University Quarter. Collegiates’ Roman house is also situated in this area, less than a 5 minute walk from the city centre. Check out our Derby city guides here.

Can I view my student flat in Derby before booking?

Yes, most accommodation providers including Collegiate will provide tours of the apartments – either via video or in person. Simply contact the Derby team to arrange a viewing (government guidelines allowing).

Award-winning student accommodation

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