Stunning student living in charming Norwich
Our student apartments come as self-contained studios and private en-suite rooms in shared apartments. Students also get exclusive access to amazing facilities including an on-site gym and games room, beautiful common areas, roof terrace and stylish study spaces. With Collegiate, you’ll be staying at some of the best student accommodation in Norwich.
With approximately 20,000 students across two universities calling the city home, there’s a lot of culture and student life to explore in Norwich. It offers a perfect middle ground between the vibrance of a city but with the community feel of a small town. Whether you’re looking for some stunning architecture, galleries or museums to explore, there’s plenty right on your doorstep. Not to mention an exciting shopping centre with lots of places to eat, drink and enjoy the best of the student nightlife in Norwich.
You’re not just well placed for its bustling city centre, you are also able to visit the coast in under an hour, or make your way into London in under two hours, as well as hop on a flight from the international airport and be in Amsterdam in under an hour. Norwich is a good base for those who want plenty on their doorstep but also lots of scope to explore and travel easily in their downtime.
Our student accommodation in Norwich is ideal whether you’re studying at University of East Anglia or Norwich University of Arts. Crown Place offers a range of room types from student studios to your own bedroom in a shared flat. 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 Norwich.
Located in the city centre and a short bus ride from the University of East Anglia, Crown Place Norwich offers stunning features for each resident. With the huge variety of room types, students are sure to find something to suit their needs and get the best out of their university years.
Universities in Norwich
University of East Anglia Student Accommodation
With 18,000 students, University of East Anglia is a world leading research institution renowned for the quality of the student experience. Ranked in the University Guide top 25, the institution has a strong sense of community and provides high quality academic and social facilities. The main campus is located two miles west from Norwich’s beautiful city centre and a short ride bus from Crown Place Norwich.
Norwich University of the Arts Student Accommodation
With 170 years of history, Norwich University of the Arts has established itself as a forward-thinking institution in art, design and media education. Its reputation for innovation and creativity offers students a thriving place to develop skills and pursue their passion. Norwich University of the Arts city centre campus is located just 15 minutes walk from Crown Place Norwich
FAQs: Student Accommodation in Norwich
How much does rent cost for students in Norwich?
Several factors decide the rent of student apartments, including the type of accommodation you book. The various facilities and amenities provided by the accommodation and the room’s configuration all factor into the price for university accommodation in Norwich. Private student accommodation in Norwich usually costs between £115.00 – £300.00 per week based on a range of studio types and shared flats or houseshares.
How do I pay for my student room in Norwich?
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 money will I spend on bills as a student in Norwich?
On average, UK students spend £37 per month on bills. However, when you book Collegiate student accommodation in Norwich, all bills are included with your room: Electricity, gas, water & broadband. You also get exclusive access to facilities such as a private gym, on-site laundry room, private cinema, dinner party room, resident’s lounge, study rooms, and more as well as on-site services such as maintenance and security.
What are the best student areas in Norwich?
Norwich is an incredible city for students to live; it has a big student population, great infrastructure and a vibrant cultural scene. The city centre is perfect for student living. Packed full of supermarkets, local pubs, great restaurants and a buzzing atmosphere, the area has a lot to offer. North & West Earlham are also a popular areas with students with bars, restaurants and clubs.
Can I view my student flat in Norwich before booking?
Yes, most accommodation providers including Collegiate will provide tours of the apartments – either via video or in person (government guidelines allowing).
What different types of student accommodation are available?
Our student accommodation in Norwich, Crown Place, offers a range of studio apartments and en-suite rooms in shared flats which include:
> En-suite bathroom
> Comfortable bed
> Great storage and wardrobe space
> Large desk space with study chair
Bookings for 2022/23 will soon be open and you can register your interest now.
What are the best ways to travel around Norwich?
Norwich is well-equipped for students to walk and cycle to get around the city, but you also benefit from strong transport links by train and bus, as well as an international airport just 15 minutes from the city centre.
Walk or cycle
With so many pedestrianised areas, side streets and dedicated paths, Norwich is a city that’s really built to be explored by walking or cycling. You can discover plenty of guides and routes with Visit Norwich.
The bus station is in the centre and just a few minutes walk away from our student accommodation in Norwich. There you’ll find a host of regular services to get you around the city and onto neighbouring towns and areas. You can buy tickets in advance via the Konectbus app, or pay by contactless on the bus as you board.
Norwich train station is served by Greater Anglia trains and is approximately a 20-minute walk away from Crown Place. Trains to London start from just £10 and you can be in the capital in around 90 minutes, as well as regular services to Cambridge, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester. Trains to coastal areas including Wymondham, Cromer, Great Yarmouth and Thetford are also quite frequent.
What is there to do in Norwich?
There’s so many great things to do in Norwich when you find yourself with some downtime to explore the city.
Norwich city centre is a bustling area filled with big high street names and independent retailers alike. With two shopping malls, Chantry Place and Castle Quarter, you can also explore vintage treasures along the Norwich Lanes and in the Royal Arcade, and it’s definitely worth visiting the city’s incredible independent department store, Jarrold. However, no trip to Norwich is complete without visiting the city’s famous open air market on Gentleman’s Walk. Open Monday to Saturday you can find fresh produce, household goods, bakeries and so much more as well as a huge range of international food stalls.
Cycling, running, walking, fishing, bird watching, boating – you can do it all at Broads National Park which begins at Whitlingham Country Park around two miles away from the city. Or if you go to Wroxham, which is just 15 minutes by car, you can hire self-drive boats by the hour from Broads Tours. If you’d prefer to stay in the city centre, try the self-guided adventure of a City Escape Game. The fun and challenging clues are a unique way to explore the city, no matter how long you’ve been in Norwich.
Norwich offers a lot of culture including Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery and The Museum of Norwich. The Castle is the largest with a host of collections and five galleries displaying works from The Norwich School, alongside regular changing exhibitions. In the University of East Anglia, you’ll find the world-class Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts which has an incredible collection of world art spanning 5,000 years as well as a series of changing exhibitions, and a sculpture park to explore. For a wide choice of live music, theatre, dance, live art, visual art, literature or comedy, head to Norwich Arts Centre in the Lanes.
Are there free things to do in Norwich?
There are lots of free things to do in Norwich including visiting the two stunning cathedrals set across 44 acres of picturesque grounds. If you’re after more green space, the city is teeming with lush parks and outdoor gardens such as Chapelfield Gardens or Castle Gardens, which boasts stunning views of Norwich Castle. If you’d prefer a riverside walk, head down to Pulls Ferry and Cow Tower, or a short walk away from the city centre will get you to Whitlingham Country Park, with over 280 acres of beautiful countryside.
What are some interesting facts about Norwich?
> History buffs will enjoy Norwich having the largest walled centre and longest run of medieval defences in England.
> Dame Julian of Norwich wrote Sixteen Revelations Of Divine Love in 1393, and it’s thought to have been the first book in English written by a woman.
> For more than 700 years, Norwich was England’s second biggest city, while Norfolk was England’s most populous and prosperous county, largely as a result of their thriving wool trade.