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If you’re looking to go to uni in an affordable town with easy connections to a big city, look no further than the University of Bedfordshire in Luton.
Trains into central London take less than an hour, and the Thames Link to King’s Cross is just a 30-minute ride away. You can also get to Luton airport by car in as little as six minutes!
If you prefer somewhere less busy than the capital, but still enjoy the student experience, Luton is also located near St Albans and Watford, which are popular and vibrant nightlife destinations.
For indulging in some retail therapy, The Mall shopping centre is just a four-minute walk from our student village. Arts and culture can be found at the Hat Factory Venue and Library Theatre, as well as during the May International Carnival. Independent restaurants and bars are also available to visit, with jazz, comedy, and sports themes to mix up your usual night out.
St Albans and Watford are also nearby, with vibrant nightlife and new areas to explore. Or for something more peaceful, you can enjoy Luton’s rural outskirts, with Barton Hills National Nature Reserve offering rolling countryside and scenic views.
Our student accommodation in Luton is conveniently located right in the middle of the University of Bedfordshire campus. Along with a dedicated team who are there to help you with anything you need.
The official accommodation for the University of Bedfordshire, Fitzroy Court includes a range of fully furnished, modern studios and en-suits to suit different price ranges. Your new accommodation is located right near the heart of campus, nestled right near the centre of Luton, making it the best choice for convenient student living.
Places to explore
So, when you’re not busy at university, what do you do with your downtime? Where do you go?
Day trips to the capital couldn’t be easier. When there are more museums, bars, restaurants, galleries, attractions, parks, venues, and others than you could hope to see in one lifetime, Luton puts you in the perfect position to visit at your leisure.
Luton is home to Someries Castle, a gorgeous 15th-century fortified manor house and a must-visit site for anyone with a passion for history. Luton itself is home to a thriving historical society.
Luton has a variety of green spaces that are fantastic for relaxing in. Wardown Park is within walking distance of the town centre and located on the River Lea. The park is home to sporting facilities, a museum and formal gardens – perfect for a picnic and a relaxing stroll.
How to get around
One of the town’s strongest appeals is the fantastic transport links to towns and cities across the south. Whether you want to travel to nearby cities or even another country, you’ll never be bound by your ability to commute.
Train and Thameslink
There are regular trains to London and you can arrive in just half an hour. The Thameslink is a 24-hour rail service that goes through Luton to central London, with stops including St Albans, Sutton, and Brighton. Cheap tickets can take you to a vast network of locations, meaning you can experience the best of the south whenever you want.
For local travel, you can get around with a variety of bus routes. This is ideal for getting to the quieter landscapes just outside of town or for exploring the local lifestyle without long walks.
Fitzroy Court is less than 20 minutes from Luton airport. This is especially useful for international students to arrive with ease. Additionally, with flights cheaper than ever, this is always good for affordable day and weekend trips to Europe.
Are you an international student?
Whether you want to know about ways you can pay your rent, how to apply for a visa or how you can get your luggage delivered, plenty of international students come to us with similar questions.
We’ve got answers, helpful tips, and handy tricks to help you get your head around life in the United Kingdom.