Cheap Student Accommodation in Birmingham

Looking for some cheap student accommodation in Birmingham? If you’re coming to Birmingham to study and are looking for some great accommodation deals, check out this post. We have rounded up some perfectly priced properties to help you find the right accommodation for your needs and budget.

Birmingham is a great city to study in. It was ranked by QS as the 45th best student city in the world in 2023 and it’s home to some top-class universities. The University of Birmingham was ranked by QS as the 91st best university in the world in 2023 and also Aston University and Birmingham City University were included in the rankings.

Birmingham city centre
The Bull Ring shopping area in Birmingham city centre.

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Calthorpe Court

Calthorpe Court is located within easy reach of Birmingham's universities

Discover world-class sports venues, a thriving arts scene and authentic eateries in a neighbourhood surrounded by green spaces at Calthorpe Court. Step outside Calthorpe Court and stroll across the street to the bus stop. Buses will take you to the University of Birmingham and Aston University in 15 minutes. If you’re keen to keep fit and save money, keep a bike in the property’s safe storage racks and cycle to class in around 10 minutes. Prices start from £115 per week.

Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham
Calthorpe Court is located near the famous Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

Beech Gardens

Beech Gardens offers cheap student accommodation near Gas Street Basin

You’ll have less than a 15-minute commute to the University of Birmingham campus but still get a spacious room with all the latest fixtures and fittings. Your home away from home, Beech Gardens is perfect for a student wanting to experience city life with home comforts. If you don’t fancy walking or taking public transport there is bike storage on-site. Prices start from £121 per week.

Boats in the Gas Street Basin area of Birmingham
Beech Gardens is near Gas Street Basin and Birmingham’s canals.

Bagot Street

Bagot Street offers modern, private accommodation near Aston University and Birmingham City University

Surrounded by a number of attractions, bars, pubs and must-try restaurants, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Bagot Street. It’s just a short walk from Aston University and Birmingham City University, or a simple bus ride away from the University of Birmingham. It’s an ideal choice for when you need to get some real studying done. Choose between Silver, Gold and Platinum Rooms and bag yourself a modern, en-suite bedroom, with useful storage shelves and a desk study area for getting down to work. The cinema and games rooms give you plenty of space to relax and unwind. Prices start from £154 per week.

Aston University is one of the best universities in Birmingham
Aston University can be reached quickly and easily from Bagot Street.

Globe Works

Globe Works offers shared and private student accommodation in Birmingham

Globe Works is just a 10-minute walk away from the city centre of Birmingham. You can enjoy a super convenient life at this property. Perfectly located, just a few minutes’ walk from both Aston University and Birmingham City University. All rooms come fully furnished, ready for you to move straight into. Choose from an en-suite room in a shared apartment or a studio room complete with a kitchenette, all to yourself. Each studio comes with your own private en-suite bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet. They’re equipped with a compact double bed, wardrobe storage, desk, chair, breakfast bar and kitchenette with storage, hob, microwave and a fridge. En-suite apartments are also available. There you’ll have your own bedroom and en-suite bathroom while still getting the buzzing atmosphere of a shared living room and kitchen. Prices start from £157 per week.

Birmingham has a lot of canals
Globe Works is just a short walk from the beautiful Birmingham and Fazeley Canal.

Belgrave View
Belgrave View offers cheap student accommodation in Birmingham

Belgrave View is located south of the Birmingham city centre, meaning it has great transport links to all the main universities in town. The University of Birmingham, Aston University and Birmingham City University, as well as the city centre, can all be reached in under 20 minutes by public transport. Belgrave View offers private en-suite rooms, meaning you’ll have a private bathroom and shared kitchen and living rooms. Belgrave View is hard to beat on price, with prices starting from just £118 per week.

Birmingham's Chinatown
Belgrave View is located to the south of Birmingham’s Chinese Quarter.

All prices are correct as of 23rd January 2023. For full details please refer to the property page listing on or contact a member of the team for confirmation of pricing.