The Sheffield City region is at the forefront of the UK’s industrial and entrepreneurial development and was recently described by the Secretary of State as being “at the heart” of Britain’s continued economic growth. Sheffield and Leeds recently topped a list of university towns and cities that need more purpose-built student accommodation to cope with demand. The universities in Sheffield can only provide accommodation to 23.4% of students. With only 11,369 bedrooms for 48,630 full time students, a massive 76.6% of students are left looking elsewhere for suitable accommodation. These students usually have to live at home or find alternative accommodation in the private sector.
Spectrum Apartments is a purpose built student development comprising of 152 units over 7 levels. It offers 147 student en-suite bedrooms, 4 studios and one premier penthouse on the top floor. The student bedrooms are arranged in apartments of 3 – 5 units, each sharing a deluxe communal area complete with top of the range kitchen, dining area and lounge. The studios and penthouse are more private and self contained to include their own kitchen and dining area; perfect for a student who wants the luxury of more space.
The development has an excellent central location, with both universities being just a 10 minute walk away and the city centre just on its door step. All amenities, shopping and entertainment are just moments away, perfect for students searching for the very best accommodation with the best the city has to offer.
Sheffield offers a unique blend of everything urban, rural and is a rich, diverse, multicultural city that has earned its reputation for being one of the most friendly and safest cities in the UK. The most geographically varied city in England, Sheffield is a major industrial, cosmopolitan, cultural centre renowned for its green open spaces, creative talents, galleries, world class sport facilities and cutlery.
Being the 4th largest city in the UK, Sheffield is also surrounded by some spectacular scenery. A third of Sheffield lies in the beautiful Peak District National Park and is the only English city that contains a national park within its boundary.
This makes Sheffield a truly unique and an inspirational place to study for many of the students that reside there, as escaping the bustling city to explore the natural beauty of the Peak District is so convenient. Sheffield is England’s 4th largest city often referred to as the ‘Steel City’, it also boasts an impressive industrial heritage spanning over 250 years. World famous for its cutlery, heavy steel and coal industry, Sheffield is now going through somewhat of an ‘urban renaissance’, reinventing itself as a city of European significance.
With a total of over 60,000 full and part time students, Sheffield is home to 2 universities and 2 colleges of further education. Sheffield recognizes its students as a real asset and is renowned for being one of the friendliest and safest cities in the UK. With such a warm welcome many students stay on after their studies to make Sheffield their home. For more information or a detailed brochure please select the link.