Solly House is one of the most popular student accommodation in Sheffield, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. The University of Sheffield is only a 9-minute walk away, and Sheffield Hallam University is also just a 10-minute drive away, making this an excellent and convenient student accommodation in Sheffield. Plus, with a wide range cluster of bright and airy refurbished one, two, five, six and seven-bed houses for you and your friends to share, it's fun times galore at Solly House!

The student accommodation ‘City of Steel’ or Sheffield is a multi-cultural, modern and vibrant city in the UK. Boasting a rapidly growing tech sector and economy, the city has tremendous opportunities on offer. Add a number of cultural institutions and universities and you get the dream study destination. While it may be good for studies, the student accommodation city is also great for outdoor enthusiasts with a thriving nightlife and music scene. Sheffield United F.C. and Sheffield Wednesday F.C. are just two football teams calling the student accommodation city home and providing high stakes action as the city cheers them on. If you wish for a peaceful time, you can always check out the green spaces, lush gardens and parks dotting the city. Pretty easy to understand why Sheffield is a great place to be!


Solly House prides itself on being one of the most comfortable and luxurious student accommodations in Sheffield. Every room in the student accommodation is equipped with comfortable small double bedsfully furnished rooms with free high speed Wi-FI. The student accommodation offers en suite bathroom for good self care day.

The student accommodation also has various other benefits such as all your utilities bills will be included in the rent, contents insurancefree parkingbike storage, shared student housing, dedicated on site maintenance team as well as printing service. The property follows a social calendar for socialising and parties. You can also socialize and relax with your mates in the common room or the various social spaces as well. The safety and security is maintained by 24*7 onsite staff and student support. Solly house or ‘Jolly’ House?

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Solly House central place ensures you remain connected to quality education as the University of Sheffield is a mere 9 minute walk away and the Sheffield Hallam University is a 10 minute drive away. The Sheffield College is a bit further but can be reached with a lil over 10 minute drive. Your study or fun moods will be pretty easy to switch between at Solly House.

Solly House is located close to the student accommodation city center and will enable you to take in the city sights with ease. There are several Sheffield restaurants and clubs in the neighborhood, not far from Solly House. Many of the city's retail and leisure centers are located close by and on another prominent avenue known as Solly Street. When it comes to groceries you will be well looked after as you have a TESCO Express in close proximity ensuring you stay stocked up! When it comes to food and drinks, have chilled beer & drinks at The Old House and Green Room Bar. You can also have BBQs at Smoke BBQ and Italian dishes at Piccolo's. For a peaceful experience you can head over and enjoy the scenic beauty of Sheffield Botanical Gardens. Pay a visit to heritage museums like Weston Park Museum and Kelham Island Museum. You can also have some football action as you tune into the games at the Home of Football Stadium where you can catch Sheffield United in action.


Solly House keeps you well connected to the student accommodation city with the local transportation system as the Westbar/Westbar Green & High Street bus stop is within a few minute walk. Furthermore, you may take a train from Sheffield Central train station to surrounding cities such as Huddersfield and make those trip plans a reality. On a plus side, the Sheffield City taxi service is also available nearby. Solly House is indeed one of the best and comfortable places to live in as a student.

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Are you considering studying in Sheffield as an international student and looking for student accommodation? Living as a university student in Sheffield presents a dynamic mix of opportunities and challenges, making it a nuanced choice for prospective residents. Student life in Sheffield is career-driven, offering a wide range of job-oriented university courses and access to the international student job market.

Sheffield provides numerous budget-friendly student accommodations near popular universities. Many international students prefer to study at top universities in the UK. However, these universities can be very big, which means students may have to travel long distances to get there and this can cost a lot of money.

Are you thinking about furthering your education and pursuing your career at a reputable alma mater while experiencing life in a lively, diverse metropolis such as Sheffield? Sheffield universities have achieved commendable rankings in QS Best Student Cities and QS Best Universities in the UK or Sheffield for 2023.

About Sheffield, UK

Sheffield is a vibrant city in South Yorkshire, England, known for its rich history and unique blend of urban and natural landscapes. Nestled in the eastern foothills of the Pennines, Sheffield is named after the River Sheaf that flows through it. 61% of the city is covered in lush green spaces, including parks, woodlands, and gardens.

The city of Sheffield has a population of 556,500 as of the 2021 census, which makes it the second-largest city in Yorkshire and the Humber region. Its industrial prowess dates back to the 18th century, earning it the nickname "Steel City" for its significant role in the Industrial Revolution. Sheffield's cutlery trade, including innovations like stainless steel and crucible steel, contributed to its rapid growth in the 19th century.

In recent years, Sheffield has undergone extensive redevelopment, with a 60% increase in gross value added (GVA) since 1997, reaching £11.3 billion in 2015. The city's economy has consistently grown at around 5% annually, surpassing the broader region of Yorkshire and the Humber.

Q- Things to know before moving to Sheffield as an international student

A- As an international student in Sheffield, ensure you obtain a Long-Stay Visa for living in the UK, be prepared to experience a bit of culture shocks such as no small talk and don't be shy to leverage your student status for discounts, keep ample supply of your prescription medicines until you get registered to the local practitioner and always say Thank You for everything.

Q- What is Sheffield famous for?

Sheffield is famous for hosting the world's oldest football club, Sheffield F.C., and the renowned Steel City derby between Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday. The city also hosts the World Snooker Championship and is home to the Sheffield Steelers, the UK's first professional ice hockey team.

Q- What quality universities and colleges are situated in Sheffield?

The best universities and colleges for international students in Sheffield study are The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. 

Q- What are the top diplomas, graduates and post-graduate degrees offered in the best colleges and universities in Sheffield?

Some of the top diplomas, graduates and post-graduate degrees offered in the best colleges and universities in Sheffield are B.E. / B.Tech; MBA/PGDM; MS; MIM; BBA; M.A.; MBBS; B.Sc.; BDS; BHM; B.Arch; LL.M.; and M.Arch.

Q- What are the different types of part-time jobs available for international students in Sheffield?

A- There are primarily three kinds of part-time work available for international students in Sheffield: On-campus Part-time Jobs for Students, Off-campus Part-time Jobs for Students, Online Part-time Jobs for Students

Q- Are there any eligibility criteria for international students to do part-time work?

A- Major eligibility criteria for international students to do part-time work are: they must be at least 16 years of age, they must be enrolled in a full-time degree program at a recognised Sheffield university, they must hold a valid Tier 5 student Visa, and they must comply with university rules & regulations.

Q- What are some high-paying part-time jobs for international students in Sheffield?

A- The best high-paying part-time jobs for international students in Sheffield are that of tutors offering tutoring services (£30 to £42 per hour), Freelance writing ( £31.03 per hour), Research Assistants (£15.21 per hour) and Library Assistants (£10 to £15 hour).

Q- What are some easy and flexible part-time jobs that international students in Sheffield can undertake along with their studies?

A- Some easy and flexible part-time jobs that most international students in Sheffield do are those of a Retail Assistant (£9.88 per hour), Receptionist (£8.97 per hour), Waiter (£12.18 per hour), Dog Walker (£12.50 per hour) and Food Delivery Driver (£10.42 per hour). 

Q- What are the best mobile operators/networks in Sheffield for international students?

A- The most common mobile operators/networks international students use in Sheffield are Voxi and EE. Other well-known mobile networks are Smarty (best for big data deals), Lebara (best for international calling), Giffgaff (best reliable mobile network with great value plans), and iD Mobile (best mobile network for low-cost phones and unlimited plans).

Q- What are the best eSim international students in Sheffield use?

A- The most popular eSims are Holafly(used in 90 destinations and offers unlimited data plan), Ubigi (known for having internet connections globally for 20+ years), and Telephone (coverage in 113 destinations all over the world and available in many languages). 

Q- What tools/websites are useful for planning Sheffield weekend trips by international students in the UK?

A- Popular websites which help in planning weekend Sheffield trips are Rentalcars.com (for great deals on rental cars, Booking.com or Expedia (for accommodation) and Get Your Guide or Tiqets or Viator (for best tour guides). Other tips for weekend Sheffield trips are to pack essential hiking gear and a power bank. 

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