University of Southampton accommodation
There’s a reason 23,000 students attend the University of Southampton year upon year – the institution is up there with the ‘crème de la crème’ of the very best places to attain your degree. We can say the same for the support you’ll get with Liberty Living as well. Check out our student housing in Southampton.
There’s a reason 23,000 students attend the University of Southampton year upon year. The institution is up there with the ‘crème de la crème’ of the very best places to attain your degree. It’s in the top 1% of universities in the world, and when it comes to UK establishments, it ranks highly, too.
Many of its subject areas place in the top 20 in the country and in terms of employability prospects, it ranks right up there as well. As if all that wasn’t enough to convince you of its prestige, it’s also a member of the Russell Group of research intensive universities.
The opportunity to study at Southampton is highly coveted, and its reputation is renowned all over the world. That’s why students from 130 countries study at the University and proudly call it their student home. If you’re an International student, you’ll fit right in.
A world-class institution needs to provide fantastic courses as well as an incredible all-round experience for its students, and that’s exactly what Southampton does. Thanks to the expert teaching staff and state-of-the-art modern facilities, you’ll be in good hands as you go about your work – and play. When you stay at our University of Southampton accommodation, we can say the same for the support you’ll get with Liberty Living as well.
With a grand total of seven campuses, five of which are in Southampton itself, it might seem a little misleading to say ‘the campus’! For example, it’s hardly surprising in a coastal city like Southampton that the Boldrewood Campus exists – it holds the exciting Marine & Maritime Institute.
For most University of Southampton students, the main campus is Highfield, and it’s at the heart of the University. Set to a beautiful green backdrop and complete with buildings which have even been recognised with architectural awards, it’ll make you really appreciate your time spent in and around the University itself. What’s more, the campus is literally right next to the city centre.
There are five libraries around the University, containing over three million books, journals and reports. Plenty of these are available electronically, too, to save you carrying huge, heavy books all over the place.
When it comes to sports, the University of Southampton’s facilities are some of the best in the country. You can do all of the usual activities like swimming and attending the gym, or you can get stuck into water sports or join a team.
Socially, you’ll have plenty to do, and the University’s Union, SuSu is the best base for your student experience – in fact, it’s been voted the best base for any student, as it’s the top Union in the country! Here you’ll be able to relax, unwind, have a bite to eat or a drink, or get advice on a range of issues. You can even attend gigs and do other exciting things to mingle with fellow students.
Our Southampton University accommodation is right at the heart of this beautiful campus and so you’ll never be too far from the student life of your dreams.
The start of your higher education journey is a big change, but at the University of Southampton, every effort is made to ensure that you’re able to fit in seamlessly.
There is a wide range of courses on offer to you at Southampton, across a multitude of fields. There’s an element of flexibility offered to everyone, and a great deal of choice. Southampton provides a unique opportunity for you to gain the skills employers are really looking for, whilst developing your academic knowledge at the same time. At Southampton you’ll be able to broaden your options by meeting employers, getting involved in volunteering activities, work placements and much more – a real asset in today’s society.
Virtual Learning Environments are provided in addition to taught classes, and there are also plenty of opportunities to gain real experience whilst you study. This multi-dimensional approach to education is just one of the many reasons the University of Southampton is so great.
Our University of Southampton accommodation comes highly recommended by other students who’ve been in your position. Your room has everything you could possibly need to create the perfect atmosphere for studying, and you’ll be surrounded by plenty of other like-minded individuals from all walks of life.
If the next step in your academic career is a postgraduate degree, the University of Southampton is an excellent choice of institution.
There is an excellent range of postgraduate degree courses available, and you can choose between those that are research based or taught. The latter come complete with the intensive teaching you’d expect to really build on your knowledge, and research based degrees here are ground-breaking and able to equip you with plenty of skills so you can shine. Regardless of the type of degree, you’ll be supported by leaders in your field.
Diversity in one of the University of Southampton’s strengths, and as a result, you will be welcomed to further your study from institutions all over the world. There are plenty of International students, and you’ll find yourself well catered to.
Our Southampton University accommodation is home to plenty of postgraduates. By joining them, you’ll be surrounded by driven and ambitious people just like you. We’re located close to campus and the city centre, and we’ve got everything in your room that you’ll need to succeed.
Accommodation available in Southampton
Liberty Quays offers loads of different room types to choose from, and you’ll be located close to the city’s higher education institutions, including Southampton Solent University, so you’ll never have an excuse to be late!
Not only are you close to university; you’re also in a prime position in the city, too. Located on Duke Street close to Southampton Marina, the residence is within easy reach of all local amenities and transport links. There are tons of things to do without going far as it’s a bustling and vibrant city.
You’ll be safe and sound at Liberty Quays, as 24-hour security is just one of the things we include in your rent. You also get all your bills thrown in too!
Liberty Point is the perfect place to make the most of your student experience this academic year. If you’re a stickler for being on time, you’ll be pleased to know that Liberty Point sits right next to the city's universities so you’ll never be late for lectures, including Southampton Solent University and the University of Southampton!
You’ll have a fantastic communal area at Liberty Point but there’s plenty to do outside of these four walls, too. You’ll be living on St Mary’s Road and so you’re not far from all the amazing things that Southampton has to offer; from its Marina through to its lively nightlife and beyond.
You’re in great hands as 24-hour security is part of the parcel in your rent. You also get all your bills in the package too – leaving you to focus on your studies.
Why choose Liberty Living?
The best choice for international students
Coming to the UK to study from abroad? Welcome! We love catering to students from all over the world and learning a thing or two about their culture. Luckily, we’ve already got plenty of experience with this as we currently have around 4,500 international students staying with us, so you’re certainly not alone.
When you stay with Liberty Living your safety is the most important thing to us. We understand that you’re a long way from home and you want to feel comfortable and secure at all times. We have amazing staff on hand 24 hours a day, from the Residence Team, right through to Security who’ll keep an eye out for you overnight as well as CCTV. Contents insurance covering your possessions is included as standard in your rent, so your stuff is protected, and any parcels you have delivered will be well looked after until you can come to collect them.
Of course, we want you to have fun and make the most of your time here, too. You can always come to us with any problems, or even just for a chat. A new country can be confusing, so we’ve got loads of tips for things to do, too – just ask! Many of our staff members are multilingual, so don’t be shy if English isn’t your first language; if we can’t immediately offer support in your native tongue, we’ll point you in the direction of someone who can. We’ll do our best to help you settle in and make friends, and we can point you in the right direction for any visa, welfare or University advice you may need.
We can’t wait to meet you!
We think we’re pretty great – but don’t worry, we can back it up, we promise! We’ve won tons of awards and we’re eager to win more, so you know you’re in good hands. From ‘Best Customer Service’ to ‘Best Private Halls Provider’, we have our fair share of accolades, so take a look below…
Finalist ‘Best Individual Accommodation in the UK’ 2019
Awarded ‘Best Halls of Residence in the UK’ 2018
Awarded ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’ from 2012 – 2017
Shortlisted 'Best Private Halls Provider' from 2014 – 2017
Winner 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Student Broadband' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Learning Environment' 2016
Winner of the 'Contribution to the Student Experience' award 2016
Winner of the Rate Your Landlord 'Improvement Impact Award' 2015
Winner 'Best Learning Environment' 2015
Winner 'Best Student Broadband' 2015
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2015
Shortlisted 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2014
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2014
Winner of the 'Best Hall of Residence of the Year' survey 2013
Winner 'Best Customer Service' 2012
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Your Student Experience
Enhancing your Student Experience
Our dedicated Student Experience programme has been created to ensure that every single one of you has the best stay possible when you live with us. Whether it is coming along to our social events and activities to meet new people, getting involved in fundraising and volunteering for some amazing charities, or popping along to drop in sessions to seek advice on finances, wellbeing and careers, we have something for you.
We understand that University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, but don’t worry our team are great at giving advice on and mediating in all kinds of welfare issues that you may experience, such as homesickness, difficulty in getting on with flatmates, noise complaints, relationship problems, partying too hard and having trouble with studies.
Also, if you need more guidance, we have great relationships with our University partners and their support departments to help and guide you.
Follow the link to find out more about our Student Experience programme.
Liberty Living operates in accordance with the National Code of Standards for student accommodation. The Code of Standards is run by ANUK (The Accreditation Network UK), the NUS, and Unipol Student Homes, and is supported by universities across the UK.
Liberty Living joined the Code of Standards to give our students peace of mind. You can be assured that you will enjoy a high standard of living in accordance with the Code of Standards, and a prompt resolution to problems should they ever occur when you stay at any of Liberty Living’s residences.
Liberty Living follow a distinct set of standards for our student accommodation, called the ANUK/Unipol National Codes. The purpose of these Codes, (membership of which is voluntary), is to provide students with professional housing services.
The standards chosen for the Codes reflect a balance of common sense obligations and responsibilities between landlords and tenants. They also reflect established best practice in the sector and are based on what an average student and their parents would expect of a good quality housing supplier. The standards are supported by the voice of students themselves through the National Union of Students.
What does being a member of the codes mean?
- Both parties can enjoy the benefits of good standards of housing management and practice.
- Misunderstandings and disputes are reduced.
- If problems do occur they can be promptly resolved.
- The independent complaints procedure operated by the Codes can be used for complaint resolution.
Looking for somewhere to stay over the summer months?
Stay with us this summer at one of our 46 residences across 17 cities in the UK. We offer both short-term and long-term stays.
Whether you’re planning to work, study, shop, attend a conference or explore further afield, we’re the perfect base for an affordable city centre break and offer a wide range of room options.
Did you know, you don't have to be a student to stay with us over the summer? All bills and internet access are included, and you’ll feel safe round-the-clock with our 24-hour security and on-site maintenance teams.
Unfortunately our summer availability period has now ended, we will have availability again from the start of 2019 so watch this space!