Post Graduate Housing Support – Leeds

Unipol are here to help!

We can help you to meet other students who are looking to flat/house share or help you find something om your own. We are fully supported by the University of Leeds and Leeds University Union (LUU).

Unipol help you to decide what you want, how to find it, and how to get the best deal:

  • By using the Student Notice Board

  • By coming to one of our mixing days, arranged for PGCE, Postgraduate and Mature Students

  • By visiting our Housing Hub on Woodhouse Lane

  • Search the Unipol Website to find accommodation

The Unipol website provides you with the largest choice of student properties available in Leeds in one place, allowing you to easily compare properties to ensure you’re getting the best possible value for what you want.

Before you start using the website it’s a good idea to create an account, you can do this by clicking ‘My Unipol Login’ located at the top right of the homepage. Registering makes it easier for you to contact landlords and post on the notice board.

The Student Notice Board

Our noticeboard is designed specifically for students to make contact with other students and is a great way of finding extra house mates. You can use the noticeboard to form a group to go house hunting with, find an extra person to fill a spare room or even find a replacement for yourself.

There is a dedicated postgraduate board and many students use this to make contact before attending one of our house hunting mixing events. To post messages just select Noticeboard from the choices under the housing tab, choose the board you wish to post in and select ‘new thread’ to post a new message or click on a message you wish to respond to.

New messages are checked and approved approximately every six hours.

Post Graduate Housing Events

Unipol works closely with the universities and colleges to organise house hunting mixing days so students can meet each other and look for privately rented properties together. We can facilitate you meeting other postgraduate students or if you prefer we can help you find an individual let.

House Hunting in Person in Leeds

If you need to stay overnight for house hunting there are several options you can consider, subject to availability: The University of Leeds Conference Office can provide self-catering accommodation in their on campus residence, Storm Jameson Court at £44 a night for a superior single en-suite. This is available between for short stays of two weeks or under.

For booking enquiries call 0113 343 6100. Bookings can be made online at: www.meetinleeds.co.uk/shortbreaks

Summer stays of 2 weeks or more

From 11th July to 7th September the University of Leeds Accommodation Office will be able to provide accommodation on a self-catering basis (this will be off campus in their Lupton Residences in Headingley). Book in advance by email for stays of two weeks or more: summerletting@leeds.ac.uk

Temporary Accommodation

Prospective Students

From 7th September to 10am on the 17th September the University of Leeds Accommodation Office may be able to accommodate prospective students at Ellerslie Hall. This residence is on campus.

Book before you leave home. Complete the online booking form to check availability.  The online booking form will be available from early July at: www.accommodation.leeds.ac.uk/early

From 17th September you will need to find accommodation in private bed and breakfast accommodation or hotels.

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