International Students


We want to ensure our International students have access to as much advice and information as possible when it comes to living in the UK.

Therefore we have provided you with the below links and tips to help you along the way.


Choosing your Accommodation


Key things to consider as an International Student:

Council Tax Info:

General student housing advice:


Right to Rent Checks


From 1 February 2016 all landlords are required to check their tenants’ immigration status, before issuing a housing contract, and will need to see original evidence of your right to be in the UK. We will be happy to provide you with a letter confirming your enrolment at the University if required.


Living Costs


It’s important to factor in the living costs, not just the rent. The below calculator is a great way to help you budget:




Most landlords require you to provide a UK based guarantor before signing a housing contract. The guarantor’s purpose is to guarantee to pay the landlord rent if you should fail to pay it yourself.

If you cannot provide one it is likely they will require you to pay most, if not all, of the rent upfront.

However, the below companies can act as your guarantor for a fee: