When’s the best time to look for student accommodation in Preston?
If you plan to study in Preston, give yourself enough time to find a space you like. After all, your student flat is where you’ll spend all your downtime when you’re not in lectures or out on the town.
We recommend getting ahead of the rush – start looking for your Preston student accommodation around six months in advance to ensure you find a great place at good value for money.
How do I pay for my student lettings in Preston?
With iQ, you can either pay for the whole year upfront or break it up into two or four instalments. You can make your payments using a credit or debit card. International students can pay via an international bank transfer using Convera.
What are the best areas for students to live in Preston?
As a student, you want a spot close to your campus and the city's main attractions. Your ideal student housing location will depend on whether you study at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), the University of Preston, Preston College or the Royal Preston teaching hospital.
You'll find a variety of iQ student flats available in Preston, conveniently close to the local unis and colleges. For example, iQ Kopa is five minutes walk from UCLan and ten minutes from the local bars and restaurants. The location has a private Preston student accommodation selection, including self-contained studios and ensuite rooms. It has an onsite gym, convenience store and laundry room.
What should I look for when booking student housing in Preston?
Here's what you should think about before making the move:
What's the area like, and what are its main attractions?
What bills will be included in your monthly rent costs?
How much will you need to pay for a deposit?
Does your Preston accommodation come with furniture or appliances?
Will you be driving, taking the bus or walking around town? If you have a car, ask your landlord about onsite parking.
Preston is an often-underrated student city with so much to offer. You can expect a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with plenty of character. Read our Preston city guide to find out more about the area.
Book online with iQ, a trusted student housing brand, to find your Preston student accommodation today. Use the handy search function to find a budget-friendly student flat close to your uni.