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Universities close to Dunkirk


Lakeside Arts


The Johnson Arms


Queen's Medical Centre


George Green Library


University of Nottingham


Lakeside Arts


The Johnson Arms


Queen's Medical Centre


George Green Library


University of Nottingham


About student living in Dunkirk


Ideal for students studying at the University of Nottingham, student houses in Dunkirk are located within walking distance of Queen’s Medical Centre and University Park Campus. Perfect if you don’t fancy an early start for those 9am lectures! Dunkirk is a well-connected area, with a bus stop on University Boulevard taking you directly into the City Centre within fifteen minutes.


While Dunkirk is a residential area, it’s closeby to some attractive green spaces. Highfields Park is just a short walk away, where you can access tennis and hockey centres. If you’d like to get out on the water, you can row across the picturesque boating lake with stunning views of the infamous Trent Building. More than just a great place to study, the University Park Campus attracts a great number of visitors every year thanks to its open green spaces, full of wildlife. Take a walk across campus and greet the incredible number of geese which call the University of Nottingham their home.

Food and Drink

Student houses in Dunkirk Nottingham are well-supplied with plenty of cafés, pubs and takeaway restaurants. For a coffee and a cake with a view of the water, try the Pavillion Café next to Lakeside Arts. Head over to the Johnson Arms for a traditional pub feel with a warm, buzzy atmosphere and regularly shown sports fixtures. The pubs in Lenton are just a short walk away too if you want to grab a drink with friends or coursemates living there.


There’s plenty to get stuck into in Dunkirk. For some culture, check out the Djanogly Art Gallery or the University of Nottingham Museum of Archaeology. Fuel your competitive spirit by taking on a round of adventure golf in Highfields Park or hitting the bowling lanes at Tenpin Nottingham. Or, if you want something more relaxed, catch a film at Showcase Cinema de Lux.


Dunkirk Nottingham student houses are well-situated for convenience stores and off-licenses, with further supermarket options just a short walk away. If you fancy some more serious shopping, you might need to jump on a bus into the City Centre, where an extensive array of shops await you.

Student Housing

There is Dunkirk student accommodation to suit every taste and budget, from shared student houses to purpose-built apartments. The wide range of student houses Dunkirk has to offer means there is something for everyone. Have a browse of our student accommodation in Dunkirk, Nottingham and find your next home, today.

FAQs about student accommodation in Dunkirk

Is Dunkirk a safe area of Nottingham?

Dunkirk is safe area, with one of the lower recorded crime rates in the Nottingham City area. You can feel secure living in student accommodation in Dunkirk, Nottingham.

What bus goes to Dunkirk Nottingham?

Dunkirk student houses are served by several NCT bus lines, including the indigo line, the number 18 bus and the skylink. It’s also a quick walk to Queen’s Medical Centre bus stop to catch the Orange line into Lenton or the City Centre.

Where do students live in Nottingham?

With two universities, Nottingham has a very high student population, meaning students live in neighbourhoods across the city. They tend to congregate in student accommodation in Dunkirk, Beeston, Arboretum, Clifton, Lenton, Nottingham City Centre, West Bridgford, and Wollaton.

Is Nottingham expensive for students?

Nottingham is located in the Midlands, which has been named one of the cheapest places to live as a UK student. As there are so many student properties all over Nottingham, there is accommodation to suit every budget.

Where do medical students live in Nottingham?

Medical students tend to live in student houses in Dunkirk and Lenton, due to the close proximity to Queen’s Medical Centre.

Is Dunkirk a student area?

Due to the large volume of student accommodation in Dunkirk, Nottingham, it’s a popular student area. In particular, students at the University of Nottingham tend to live in Dunkirk student houses.

Are bills included in the cost?

A lot of student accommodation in Dunkirk, Nottingham is now advertised with bills included in the price. Where this is the case, your rental price could include electricity, gas, internet, TV licence and water bills and this is clearly stated on the listing. Properties without bills included are also available, giving you the flexibility to choose your own energy and water suppliers and internet service provider.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

It is normal for property managers to require you to pay a security deposit at the time of booking or before you move in. Where a deposit is required and you are signing a tenancy agreement, your property manager must protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. As long as you look after the property and have no deductions for damage or unpaid rent, your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement ends. Whilst tenancy deposits are legally capped at five weeks' rent per person, it is more common for student deposits to be in the lower £100-250 range.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

The majority of Dunkirk student accommodation can be rented for fixed contract lengths. For purpose built student accommodation, 43 and 51-week fixed-term contracts are the most common. For shared houses, 52-week contracts are the most common and generally start in July to September.

Do you offer student accommodation for short-term stays?

Short-term rentals for student houses in Dunkirk, Nottingham are becoming more popular every year. As a result, property managers are increasingly offering shorter tenancy lengths, whether for the summer period or for individual semesters and terms. This is more common in the purpose-built student accommodation sector than in shared student rental houses across Nottingham.

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