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Universities close to Broomhall


Sheffield Hallam University Collegiate Campus


Ecclesall Road


Royal Hallamshire Hospital


Sheffield Botanical Gardens


The University of Sheffield


Sheffield Hallam University Collegiate Campus


Ecclesall Road


Royal Hallamshire Hospital


Sheffield Botanical Gardens


The University of Sheffield


About student living in Broomhall


Conveniently located between both the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, Broomhall student accommodation is perfectly positioned. Situated within walking distance of Sheffield train station, with easy access to the city centre and a regular bus service, it’s easy to get around Broomhall and into the surrounding areas.


Broomhall student houses are just a short walk away from Sheffield Botanical Gardens. Unwind by exploring over 18 garden areas based on geographical or botanical themes. Take a stroll around the Rock and Water Garden for some stunning pools and water features, or visit the Four Seasons Garden to see some beautiful, colourful flowers.

Food and Drink

Broomhall has a wide array of restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars to choose from. Head to Ecclesall Road and Fitzwilliam Street for all the options you could want. Try Mowgli Street Food for fresh Indian home cooking, or The Lost and Found for characterful cocktails. The Students’ Union has plenty of food options close to Broomhall student houses too, including Interval Kitchen + Bar for some delicious pizzas and sandwiches. Or, grab a cheap pint at the University Arms or Bar One.


As there is so much student accommodation in Broomhall, Sheffield, it’s hardly surprising that there is an abundance of student activities to partake in. Catch live music nearly every night of the week at The South Sea, with their N.U.S. free entry initiative for gigs. Visit the student-run Nottingham House for a pint in the beer garden or ‘Sure Radio’ night every Saturday, played by local DJs until 1 am. If you’ve got a competitive spirit, head to the Fox and Duck Sunday pub quiz and put your general knowledge to the test over £1.60 pints. With the Film Unit Cinema and The Octagon Centre also located close by, there’s truly something for everyone in Broomhall.


Broomhall student accommodation in Sheffield is surrounded by some great shopping options. Grab all your essentials at Tesco or a range of local convenience stores. There’s even an M&S and a Waitrose if you’re feeling fancy! You can also explore a wide variety of independent shops and charity stores in Broomhall. Head to Thrift & Bits for some exciting bargains. If you want to extend your shopping spree, Broomhall student houses are just a short walk away from the city centre.

Student Housing

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

FAQs about student accommodation in Broomhall

Is Broomhall a nice place to live?

Broomhall is a great place to live, packed with restaurants, pubs, and shops. As a student, you’ll rarely be short of things to do when living in Broomhall.

Where do students live in Sheffield?

There is a lot of student accommodation in Sheffield, Broomhall, so students tend to live in this area. Students also live in housing in Broomhill, Crookesmoor, Ecclesall and Sheffield city centre.

Is Broomhall, Sheffield safe?

According to current and former residents, Broomhall is generally considered a safe area to live. However, as with any area, it is advisable to take necessary precautions like locking doors and windows, and walking home with friends at night.

Is Sheffield a good place to live for students?

Due to the many options for Broomhall student accommodation in Sheffield, and the wide array of student activities and hangout spots, the area is popular with students.

Is Broomhall, Sheffield affordable for students?

Broomhall student houses are generally considered to be affordable, particularly given their convenient location near the city centre. Entertainment venues in the area also offer a lot of student discounts, making Broomhall an affordable place to live for students.

Is Broomhall a student area?

Due to the amount of student accommodation Sheffield Broomhall has to offer, it has a high student population, Broomhall is also home to the Sheffield Students’ Union and the area has tons of things for students to do, including many dedicated student nights.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many Broomhall student houses are 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 student accommodation in Broomhall 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 student rentals in Broomhall 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 Sheffield.

Latest student property news in Sheffield

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