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Situated in the heart of the university district next to both the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University, CitySide student accommodation Leeds is the perfect student accommodation for students of Leeds College of Art, Leeds College of Music and Leeds University of Law. CitySide is convenient for everything that Leeds has to offer, with all major transport links and the fabulous shopping centre just a 5 minute walk away.


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Living in the City


If you’re looking for first-class education in a thriving, inspiring and welcoming city community, look no further than Leeds. Set in the Yorkshire Dales, Leeds offers the perfect mix of vibrant, urban living set to the backdrop of beautiful country landscape.

Living in Leeds

Student Accommodation Leeds: Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I apply for student accommodation in Leeds?

Applying for student accommodation is as simple and as easy as it gets with Downing Students. Simply choose the building and type of room that suits your needs best and press apply. We have a variety to choose from, so you won’t struggle to find the accommodation that works best for you. You’ll need some more details further on in the process, but we’ll keep you updated throughout your application.

2. How much is student accommodation in Leeds?

Student accommodation in Leeds can vary in cost, depending on what type of amenities and facilities you’d benefit from the most. Prices for Downing Students accommodation in Leeds is available to view in our search bar.

3. Where can I find student accommodation near Leeds Beckett University?

There are lots of student accommodation options near Leeds Beckett University, including Downing Students’ options. We have beautifully presented studios for you to study, live and relax in based in CitySide on Calverly Street, in the heart of Leeds’ university district. Situated right next to both universities, it’s the perfect location for your student needs.

4. Where can I find student accommodation near the University of Leeds?

You can find student accommodation near the University of Leeds at our CitySide location on Calverly Street. It’s just a five-minute walk from the shopping centre, close to all major transport links and the main university district.

5. Where can I find student accommodation near Leeds Trinity University?

CitySide accommodation with Downing Students is the perfect location for student accommodation near Leeds Trinity University. Just a step away from Leeds’ university district, the Calverly Street accommodation has everything you’ll need to get to your 9 am lecture just on time.

6. Where can I find student accommodation near the University of Arts Leeds?

There are great options for student accommodation if you’re studying at the University of Arts in Leeds. CitySide studios with Downing Students are the perfect place for you to live if you’re attending Leeds College of Art. It’s even a short walk away from all major transport links, so if you need to travel further afield, you’re all set!

7. Do you offer short term student accommodation in Leeds?

Downing Students offers a flexible variety of tenancy options for student accommodation in Leeds. You can either choose the 52-week option which will cover you for the whole year or a 23-week option. The 23-week option is perfect for students who only want to stay in Leeds for the duration of their studies!

8. Do you offer private student accommodation in Leeds?

We offer a variety of student accommodation in Leeds, by working in partnership with the University of Leeds. However, we also offer private student accommodation in Leeds at our CitySide studios. These are perfect if you want that extra level of privacy too, as the unit has everything you’ll need from a kitchen, a study area and a cosy bed to relax in.

1. Is Leeds safe for students?

Leeds is a great place to live as a student. However, it’s always important to be prepared and remain vigilant to avoid running into any trouble. If you’re unsure, ask your university or student accommodation for some guidance on the less friendly areas of the city.


2. Do full-time students pay council tax, Leeds?

Full-time students in Leeds do not have to pay council tax and will be exempt for as long as they’re full-time students. But, if you are a part-time student you will have to pay council tax.


3. Is Leeds a good student city?

Leeds is a good student city to live in. It’s home to plenty of students across two universities, and the city has adapted to welcome its student residents. With plenty do from shopping at one of the many stores, socialising with friends in a pub or bar and getting involved in the many events across the city.


4. Is there public transport nearby by student accommodation?

There are plenty of amenities surrounding our student accommodation in Leeds that are within walking distance. But, if you need to go further afield, you can grab a bus from just a minute's walk away. There are more public transport options available a few more minutes away.


5. Can I move in earlier than my start date?

We ensure that our rooms are up to the highest standard once you move in, and we will ensure that your new student home will be sparkling clean and ready to welcome you at the beginning of your tenancy. If you need to move in earlier than your start date, get in touch with us to discuss potential solutions.


6. When can I move into student accommodation in Leeds?

Depending on the contract you have chosen, you will be able to move into your new student accommodation in Leeds on the date your tenancy begins. We understand that you’ll be excited to get stuck into your new student life, so we work to ensure that your home is ready to give you a great start.


7. Do you offer summer accommodation in Leeds?

Don’t want to leave your student accommodation in Leeds just yet? Enjoy the summer in the city at Downing Students by taking advantage of our 52-week student accommodation contracts, along with our state-of-the-art facilities.

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