If you are moving to study in Bedford from elsewhere there are a range of accommodation options available to you:
Shuttleworth College Campus
Depending upon which course you apply for, we may be able to offer you a place in Shuttleworth College Campus halls of residence. You may get your own single study bedroom and our halls also include a modern common room with kitchen facilities,
comfy chairs, sofas and TV. Find out more.
Those studying at Bedford College towards qualifications awarded by the University of Bedfordshire (i.e. any Foundation Degree or HE Teacher Education course) are also registered as a student of the University and are therefore able to use their support services, including accommodation. The university campus nearest Bedford College is located in Polhill Road, Bedford.
To find further information on University of Bedfordshire campus student accommodation, or make an online application, visit Student Village Beds.
Private rented accommodation
Many landlords will require a deposit and a month’s rent in advance. References and/or proof of studentship will also be required. As a full-time student you will be exempt from Council Tax – please contact Student Services on 01234 291934 for more information.
These letting agencies currently accept students as tenants:
93 Tavistock Street, Bedford
Town and Country
60 Harpur Street, Bedford
Home Link Property
68 Midland Road, Bedford
Ideal Homes (Bedford)
86 Bromham Road, Bedford
Real Estate Services
194 Bedford Road, Kempston
58 St Loyes Street, Bedford
This list is not exhaustive, and other letting agencies may also accept students. If you are looking for private accommodation you should also look in the property pages of the local papers:
Times & Citizen
Bedfordshire on Sunday
Alternatively if you are looking for temporary accommodation contact the Tourist Information Centre on
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