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Oxford Student Accommodation

Home to The University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes, Oxford is one of the world's most prestigious student towns. It is also a place rich in history with a buzzing nightlife. From punting on the river to exploring stunning architecture, there's something for everyone. At aparto, we provide modern student accommodation in Oxford to optimise your student experience in this amazing city.







Student Living in Oxford

Oxford is legendary, with world-renowned universities like the University of Oxford setting the stage for an amazing academic journey.

The city is also bursting with culture, from exploring historic landmarks to strolling through picturesque gardens. And let's not forget the buzzing nightlife and vibrant events happening around town.

With a range of accommodation options at The Spireworks and a welcoming student community, Oxford offers an unforgettable experience where learning and living collide in the most extraordinary way.

World-renowned universities
World-renowned universities
Lots of bars & restaurants
Lots of bars & restaurants
Great transport links
Great transport links
A range of cultural activities
A range of cultural activities

    Your student home in Oxford

    The Spireworks

    163 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1UT

    An excellent location, a team of friendly staff and superb community spirit. You'll feel at home straight away in The Spireworks.

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    Dual Twin


    These apartments are Oxford's largest twin flats, designed for two occupants. Enjoy a private kitchen, shared ensuite bathroom, and inclusive utilities. With a room size of 40m², it's perfect for study and relaxation. Each bedroom boasts a double bed with storage, wardrobe, TV, and gas radiator. The kitchen offers a microwave, hob, and fridge for added convenience.


    Gold Studio


    Our Gold Studios offer more room to relax or entertain guests. These studios include a private kitchen, ensuite bathroom, and all-inclusive utilities. With a generous room size of 24m², you'll find a double bed with storage, wardrobe, TV, and a gas radiator. The well-equipped kitchen features a microwave, hob, and fridge, making it perfect for your needs. Accessible options available.


    Bronze Studio


    Our Bronze Studios are situated on the first floor and offering a room size of 18m². They provide plenty of storage and modern study space, along with the convenience of a private ensuite and inclusive utilities. You'll find a comfortable double bed with storage, a wardrobe, TV, and a gas radiator in the room. The well-equipped kitchen features a microwave, hob, and fridge.


    Platinum Studio


    Our Platinum Studios are designed for those who love hosting friends. These spacious and inviting studios feature a private kitchen, ensuite bathroom, and inclusive utilities. With a generous room size of 27m², you'll find a double bed with storage, wardrobe, TV, and gas radiator. The kitchen includes a microwave, hob, and fridge. Accessible options are available.


    Silver Studio & Silver Studio Plus


    Our popular Silver Studios are situated on the second floor. They feature private kitchens and ensuite bathrooms, along with all-inclusive utilities. Enjoy a comfortable 18m² room with a double bed, wardrobe, TV, and gas radiator. The kitchen comes equipped with a microwave, hob, and fridge for your convenience. Opt for a Silver Studio Plus for extra space.


    Diamond One Bed


    Our spacious Diamond One Bed studios are the largest at The Spireworks, perfect for those who cherish their personal space. These studios include a private kitchen, ensuite bathroom, and all-inclusive utilities. With a room size of 34m², you'll find a comfortable double bed with storage, a wardrobe, TV, and a gas radiator. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, hob, and fridge.


    What Students Are Saying

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    “One of the best student accommodations I’ve been to, with the best amenities you might think of.”
    "The Spireworks is a fantastic student accommodation. Everything that's needed is inside the building. It's like you don't even need to leave it. Tesco downstairs is a good option for people without a car."

    "Best student accommodation in Oxford. Superb design, treating students with respect. Super rooms and shared spaces."

    Our Student Accommodation in Oxford

    The Spireworks is a student home in Oxford, with an excellent location close to universities, shops and local attractions. Our welcoming staff will make sure that adapting into your new surroundings is a breeze from the minute you arrive. Learn about The Spireworks and how it can improve your student living experience. It has everything you might expect in a student residence and more.

    Courtyards & roof top terrace
    Courtyards & roof top terrace
    Utilities & WIFI included
    Utilities & WIFI included
    Friendly team
    Friendly team
    Laundry room
    Laundry room
    Secure bike storage
    Secure bike storage
    Modern gym & yoga studio
    Modern gym & yoga studio
    Cinema & games room
    Cinema & games room
    Regular events
    Regular events
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    Simple steps on how you can book your Student Accommodation!

    1. Visit our residence page - The Spireworks. Looking for short stays click here!

    2. Browse & select your chosen room type

    3. Register on the portal

    4. For long stays, secure your room with one weeks advanced rent. T&C's apply.

    5. The full cost is payable in full or installments via TransferMate, making international
    payments FREE of charge via bank transfer.

    Are you a returning student? Simply log in to the portal to rebook your room!

    Student Life in Oxford

    Wondering where the highlights of Oxford are? We’ve created a list of its most popular attractions and cultural sites for you to check out.

    About Oxford

    Oxford is like stepping into a storybook. Nestled in the beautiful countryside of southern England, it offers history, culture, and a lot of charm.

    They call it the "City of Dreaming Spires" because it is famous for its prestigious University of Oxford. Students from all over the world flock here for top-notch education.

    But that's not all! In Oxford, you'll find stunning architecture, cute little streets, and peaceful gardens that are perfect for contemplation. Get ready for an unforgettable journey of learning and discovery in the enchanting city of Oxford!

    Universities in Oxford

    Oxford is home to renowned universities offering incredible educational opportunities.

    The University of Oxford, with its prestigious history dating back centuries, covers a wide range of disciplines. Some of the most popular courses among students include Economics and Management, Medicine, Computer Science, Mathematics, Law, English Language and Literature, and Biological Sciences.

    Let's not forget about Oxford Brookes University, which offers a diverse range of courses across various disciplines, including Arts, Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, and more, providing students with a broad spectrum of educational opportunities.

    These two institutions are world-renowned for their academic excellence, groundbreaking research, and supportive learning environments. If you're looking for high-quality education in a city buzzing with intellectual stimulation, Oxford is where you need to be!

    Best Attractions in Oxford

    First up, we have the iconic Christ Church Meadow, where you can take a leisurely stroll and soak in the breathtaking views of the college grounds.

    If you're a history buff, don't miss the Ashmolean Museum, packed with fascinating artefacts and art from around the world. Art enthusiasts will also love the Modern Art Oxford, showcasing contemporary masterpieces.

    And of course, a visit to Oxford wouldn't be complete without exploring the famous Bodleian Library and its stunning Radcliffe Camera or a a spot of punting on the river.

    More Information About Oxford

    Start Your Academic Journey in Oxford

    Oxford, a city steeped in centuries of academic tradition and architectural marvels, is home to some of the world's most prestigious universities, including the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University. These renowned institutions offer a unique blend of academic excellence and a captivating student experience, making Oxford a top destination for higher education.

    At The Spireworks, our student accommodation in Oxford, the vibrant living spaces are designed to provide you with the best university experience. Whether you're seeking inspiration in our newly designed common areas or enjoying some downtime in the cinema and games room, The Spireworks offers it all. 

    Situated within walking distance of Oxford's stunning surroundings, it's not just accommodation; it's your new home-away-from-home. You can unwind and watch a movie with friends in our cinema room, stay active in our modern gym, or find your inner zen in our fully equipped yoga studio. The Spireworks is here to make your student life in Oxford comfortable and memorable.

    For those seeking alternative study spots beyond the university campuses, Oxford offers a wealth of options. The city's historic libraries, including the Bodleian Library and the Radcliffe Camera, provide serene settings for productive study sessions. Additionally, Oxford boasts numerous charming cafes and coffee shops, perfect for a relaxed study atmosphere.

    Oxford's university life extends beyond academics, inviting students to explore a city steeped in history and culture. With its iconic architecture, world-class museums, and vibrant cultural events, Oxford offers countless opportunities to create lasting memories and craft a well-rounded university experience that goes beyond the lecture halls.

    Exploring Oxford's Transportation Options

    Navigating the city of Oxford is a breeze, thanks to its well-connected and diverse transportation network. Whether you're heading to lectures, exploring historic landmarks, or enjoying leisurely weekends, Oxford offers a range of convenient ways to move around.

    Buses: Oxford boasts an extensive bus network that covers the city and its outskirts. It's a reliable and cost-effective mode of transportation, making it easy for students to access universities, shopping districts, and other essential destinations within the city.

    Trains: Oxford's well-connected train station provides an excellent mode of transportation for students looking to explore beyond the city limits. Whether you're planning day trips to nearby towns, venturing to other major cities, or simply enjoying the picturesque countryside, the train station offers convenient access to various destinations.

    Bicycles: Embrace an eco-friendly way to explore Oxford by renting a bicycle. With dedicated bike lanes and a bike-sharing program, you can navigate the city at your own pace while minimising your environmental footprint.

    Walking: Oxford's compact size and picturesque streets make it an ideal city for exploring on foot. Stroll through the historic colleges, wander along the scenic riverbanks, and discover hidden gems as you immerse yourself in the charm of this iconic city.

    Immerse Yourself in Oxford's Rich Culture

    Oxford's cultural and social scene is a captivating tapestry waiting to be explored by students beyond their academic pursuits. Immerse yourself in the city's rich history by visiting renowned landmarks like the Bodleian Library, a treasure trove of knowledge, and the awe-inspiring Christ Church College, which boasts stunning architecture.

    Art enthusiasts will find solace in institutions like the Ashmolean Museum, housing a diverse collection of art and antiquities. Music lovers can enjoy classical performances at venues like the Sheldonian Theatre and contemporary gigs at the O2 Academy, catering to a wide spectrum of musical tastes.

    Oxford's gastronomic scene offers a culinary adventure with an array of dining options. You can enjoy traditional British dishes at charming pubs like The Turf Tavern or explore global cuisines at restaurants like Oli's Thai and Al-Shami, known for their authentic cuisine.

    For those seeking a natural escape, Oxford offers beautiful parks and green spaces like the University Parks and Port Meadow, providing serene retreats from the city's hustle and bustle. The nearby Cotswolds and Chiltern Hills offer stunning natural vistas for day trips and outdoor adventures.

    Oxford's nightlife blends traditiobal pubs like The Bear Inn  and contemporary bars and clubs like The Varsity Club and Atik. Whether you're interested in intellectual discussions or vibrant social gatherings, Oxford's nightlife ensures students can unwind, socialise, and create cherished memories during their time in this culturally rich city.

    Oxford universities

    Oxford universities

    Oxford city guide

    Oxford city guide

    City guide

    Frequently Asked Questions

    For those questions you still might be needing an answer for, look no further, all of your answers can be found below!

    There are about 26,000 students living in Oxford, which is about 16% of the total population of the city.

    Oxford is a lively and exciting place where you can immerse yourself in rich history and top-notch academics. You'll have access to incredible resources, get to engage in interesting discussions, and enjoy a bustling social scene. Oxford offers a perfect blend of challenging studies and fun-filled activities, making it a truly memorable experience for students.

    Universities in Oxford, such as the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University, are renowned for their academic excellence. They offer a wide range of disciplines, prestigious faculty, and world-class research opportunities. The campuses are rich in history and provide a vibrant academic and cultural environment for students.

    Oxford is an great choice for international students: it has a stellar academic reputation, a diverse student community, and plenty of support to help you settle in. Plus, you'll get to soak up the city's rich history, explore cool cultural attractions, and make connections that can boost your future career. It's a fantastic place to study and have an incredible international experience!

    Yes, Oxford is generally considered a safe city for students. Like any city, it's always important to take precautions and be aware of your surroundings, but Oxford has a relatively low crime rate compared to other cities in the UK.

    The Spireworks, aparto student accommodation in Oxford, is at a walking distance from all Oxford universities.

    Oxford offers a wide range of activities and attractions. You can explore the historic colleges, visit world-class museums and libraries, take leisurely walks along the river, indulge in shopping and dining in the city centre, enjoy cultural events and performances, and immerse yourself in the vibrant social scene with its pubs, cafes, and live music venues.

    Close to Oxford, there are many attractions to explore. They include the magnificent Blenheim Palace, the tranquil Oxford Botanic Garden, and the charming villages nestled in the countryside surrounding the city.

    Yes, Oxford offers a variety of sport and leisure amenities. The city has sports centres, gyms, and swimming pools. Additionally, there are ample opportunities for outdoor activities, such as punting on the River Thames, cycling along scenic paths, and enjoying the picturesque parks and meadows throughout the city.

    From the meadows along the River Thames and University Parks within the city to the stunning countryside surrounding Oxford, there are many opportunities for leisurely walks, picnics, and enjoying the beauty of nature.