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University of Essex

Book your student accommodation in Colchester, the heart of Essex

If you’re looking to study at the University of Essex, Colchester is a great place for booking your student accommodation. The university is situated on the outskirts of the town in Wivenhoe Park and booking a student home in Colchester through Student.com will let you be close to your university, but still easily able to enjoy the city living offered by this lovely town in Essex.

The Maltings is a student property with a good location between the University of Essex campus and Colchester city centre, giving your easy access to both.

Study surrounded by history

Colchester was the first city that the Romans founded in Britain, so it can lay claim to being the oldest town in the United Kingdom. For a while, it was even the capital of Roman Britain. This means that while studying in Colchester you’ll be able to soak up the atmosphere of a truly historic town. You can wander along narrow city streets and see stunning Roman walls as well as the impressive Colchester Castle.

Things to do for a student

When you’re not sitting at lectures or studying for an exam, there are lots of fun things you can do in your new hometown. The area is buzzing with energy and offers everything from Colchester Zoo, water sports, arts and vintage shopping. After lectures, check out a play at the Mercury Theatre or have a picnic in the stunning High Woods Country Park. Foodies can head to the area’s market which runs every Friday and Saturday. Student life in Colchester celebrates a fusion of its fascinating past, and its thriving present.

Frequently asked questions about student accommodation in Colchester

If you have any questions in mind about booking a student flat in Colchester, check out this section of frequently asked questions. If your question is not answered here, don’t hesitate to give us a call and one of our booking consultants will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have.

How does booking a student flat in Colchester work?

Booking a flat on Student.com is very easy. Just click ‘Book Now’ on the page of the property you’d like to book. All you need to know is which property and room type (shared or private) you want to choose and what are your move-in and move-out dates.

If you have any questions or concerns in mind, you can also click on the ‘Enquire’ button on the page of the property you’d like more information about. One of our booking consultants will get in touch to give you more information.

Is it safe to book private student accommodation?

At Student.com we only list accommodation from trusted landlords who are known to offer high-quality student living. This means you don’t have to worry about anything else than passing your exams.

Do I have to pay a deposit to secure the booking?

Yes, after you’ve made your booking, we’ll ask you to pay a holding deposit to the landlord. You’ll get more information about this from your booking consultant when you are making the booking.

Can you arrange a viewing for me?

Yes we can. If you can get to Colchester before your studies start, and would like to see a property you’re interested in before making a final decision, just give us a call and we can arrange it for you.