Exceptional student accommodation in Portsmouth city centre
Our student accommodation in Portsmouth comes as self-contained studios with exclusive residents’ access to amazing facilities including an on-site gym, beautiful common areas and stylish study spaces. With Collegiate, you’ll be staying at some of the best student accommodation in Portsmouth.
The dynamic and vibrant waterfront city is home to over 25,000 students at the University of Portsmouth across two campuses. 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, restaurants and markets. Take in the beautiful scenery across miles of picturesque waterfront or frequent one of the huge variety of bars and restaurants, with many easily accessible from our Portsmouth private student accommodation.
From its proud naval and maritime heritage, to museums and galleries, you can also find unique shopping destinations, enjoy great food and drink. Portsmouth offers something for absolutely everyone, making it a welcoming and vibrant city for living and studying.
With a choice of student housing in Portsmouth, Collegiate’s three student accommodation sites are ideal for studying at the University of Portsmouth. We offer a range of student studios, but 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 Portsmouth.
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.
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.
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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).
FAQs: Student Accommodation in Portsmouth
How much does rent cost for students in Portsmouth?
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 Portsmouth. Private student accommodation in Portsmouth usually costs between £170.00 – £317.00 per week.
How do I pay for my student room in Portsmouth?
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 Portsmouth?
On average, UK students spend £37 per month on bills. However, when you book Collegiate student accommodation in Portsmouth, all bills are included with your room: Electricity, Gas, Water & Broadband. You also get exclusive access to features such as free hot drinks & breakfast, 24/7 gym, on-site laundry and social spaces with TVs & a pool table.
What are the best student areas in Portsmouth?
Portsmouth is the perfect place to be a student – with the beautiful Southsea beach, popular shopping food & drink destination Gunwharf Quays, Guildhall Walk nightlife and the picturesque Common (great for spending summer nights with a group of friends and a BBQ!). Portsmouth is the perfect size, offering the excitement of a city packed into an area you can easily explore on foot or by bike – with our Prima Vidae by Collegiate student residences right in the heart of it. Portsmouth is home to a year round programme of events, festivals, music venues, restaurants and shops. Check out our Portsmouth city guides here.
Can I view my student flat in Portsmouth before booking?
Yes, most accommodation providers including Collegiate will provide tours of the apartments – either via video or in person (government guidelines allowing).