A full guide to Coventry student life | What should Coventry students know about finding student accommodation?

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Coventry has three universities: Coventry University, Warwick University, and the private Arden University, which provides blended online learning courses. This accumulates to more than 50,000 students living in Coventry yearly. Before moving to the West Midlands city, students must consider the different types of accommodation options and their location. Being close to Coventry’s student life can help enhance the student experience and create memories, including the best things to do in Coventry and its nightlife.

This guide will summarise Coventry student life, including the most popular student areas, their amenities, and what to consider when choosing Coventry student accommodation.

Does Coventry have a good nightlife?

With three universities, Coventry has various bars and pubs that students populate. None more than The Kasbah, which is Coventry’s best-known music venue. The Kasbah hosts both club nights and gigs, with some notable past performers, including Arctic Monkeys, Calvin Harris and Primal Scream.

In Coventry’s cultural quarter, Fargo Village is home to an array of independent businesses that provides a bright, quirky and vibrant atmosphere. Amongst the village, there are cafes, breweries, entertainment stalls, and a DJ bringing the place alive on Friday and Saturday nights.

Formerly known as Scholars, 147 Nightclub is popular amongst students and is open till the early hours of the morning. Also in Coventry city centre, JJ’s is home to Coventry’s largest nightclub, and its longest-running student night.

Consider socialising with friends and other tenants in your student accommodation communal spaces to save money. Our Coventry student accommodation, Singer Hall, has a social area and breakout spaces that are perfect for hosting drinks before heading out to Coventry nightclubs.

Find out more about our Coventry student accommodation here.

Find out more about the best bars, pubs, and nightclubs in Coventry with our expert guide here.

What are the best things to do in Coventry?

In 2021, Coventry became the United Kingdom’s City of Culture, due to the city’s major influence on the manufacturing industry. Amongst the city, there are many things to do that may be of interest to students. This includes Coventry Cathedral, known for its unusual spire (known as a fleche), Coombe Abbey Park, and the historical Spon Street.

Coventry is packed full of knowledge, with interesting museums, such as Coventry Transport Museum and Coventry Music Museum, popular with students.

Find out more about the best things to do in Coventry as a student with our expert guide here.

Mansion Student provides Coventry student accommodation that is just a short distance from the city centre, and some of the best things to do in Coventry. Singer Hall offers comfortable accommodation, with a range of 1-bedroom apartments, newly refurbished ensuites together with non-ensuites set in clusters of 5 and 6 rooms. The Coventry student accommodation features a well-equipped kitchen and social areas, with modern facilities and bills included.

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Which area in Coventry has the best amenities?

As a popular student city, Coventry has various areas where students decide to live in each year. Popular student areas include Barras Heath, which is northwest of the city centre; Bishopsgate Green, which is north of the city centre; and Canley, which is southwest of the city centre. Each area has its own amenities, including supermarkets and green spaces.

With varying types of Coventry student accommodation options available, its city centre is popular with students due to its proximity to amenities and facilities.

  • Coventry University – 12-minute walk or an 8-minute bus

  • Warwick University – 22-minute bus

  • Coventry train station – 13-minute walk

Although Coventry city centre has the most amenities, it may be too busy and loud for certain students, especially on weekends. If you want to be close to local amenities without the noise and bustle of a city centre, consider venturing just outside of the area.

Singer Hall is a short 20-minute walk from the city centre, and is next to Coventry University. Our Coventry student accommodation contains a range of accommodation options. This includes newly refurbished ensuites, non-ensuite rooms and 1-bedroom apartments, depending on your preferences, all with modern facilities and access to premium shared spaces. All bills are included in the price, along with contents insurance for added security.

Find out more about amenities in Coventry’s most popular student areas with our expert guide here.

Singer Hall – Coventry student accommodation

When searching for student accommodation, many students may want to consider housing in proximity to the city’s nightlife. Mansion Student provides Coventry accommodation based in the city centre, which is within distance of various popular student bars and nightclubs.

Singer Hall on Canterbury Street offers a range of stylish and recently renovated premium rooms. The price includes access to communal spaces, such as a games and social room and study areas, along with contents insurance and high-speed broadband.

Arrange a viewing at Singer Hall today, or contact Mansion Student to speak to our hospitality team.

Frequently asked questions

What are some popular student hangout spots in Coventry?

The West Midlands city is home to thousands of students. Popular student destinations include Castle Grounds, HMV Empire, Samoan Joes, JJs, and Kasbah nightclub.

Where is the best student accommodation in Coventry?

Coventry is a favoured student city, with various areas populated with students, including Canley, Barras Heath, Bishopsgate Green and Coventry city centre. Before choosing student accommodation, make sure to view the property to ensure you fully understand the tenancy agreement and that you are completely satisfied with the accommodation.

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