"It's only my first year at Canalside but it definitely won't be the last..."
Described as "The greatest accommodation on earth", Canalside is in the heart of historic Birmingham, close to the very Insta-worthy waterside. It’s an ideal location for those studying at all the universities and colleges in the city and is the perfect accommodation for students in Birmingham for those looking for a cosy home away from home.
Looking for your own private living space? Canalside accommodation has some stunning private studios on offer, each with their own bathroom and kitchenette for ultimate privacy. We also have a stylish range of en suite rooms available with a shared kitchen so you can rustle up a meal with your pals.
Get ready to feel right at home in one big community at Canalside! There’s always something going on here, whether it’s a game of pool in the brand-new common area or some studying in the quiet study rooms.
The fresh newly decorated communal area has a table tennis and pool table with comfy seats and a communal TV- perfect for movie nights with your mates!
Fancy a workout? Canalside has one of the largest onsite accommodation gyms for all students, great for letting off some steam after a long day at uni.
A lot of students tend to study throughout the day, have a game of pool and chill with their flatmates during the evenings to unwind.
If you opt for an en suite room your communal area comes with a TV, contemporary sofas and a breakfast bar, pretty cool right?
Living at Canalside is super easy, with all utility bills included in the rental price! The secure door entry system and CCTV throughout the building ensures you can feel safe and secure at all times.
To make things even more convenient, there is a free shuttle bus service that runs in the week making it easy to get to uni and go shopping!
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What's everyone saying?
Home away from home!Fatima Zahid, Resident
Need a fun and conducive environment to stay? Then Canalside it is.Saheed Amosu, Resident
I will have lived here for 2 years when I leave and I honestly couldn't have picked a better place to live for my uni years. Will be sad when I go!Kirsten Horton, Resident
Awesome staff. Anthony, Jo and Lisa were amazing for the 2 years I stayed here. I was a Canadian living there and they always showed me a lot of love.JB, Resident
The rooms were perfectly reasonable with no issues all year. Any repairs are solved immediately and there is always someone happy to help.Joshua Pearce, Student at the University of Law