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  • Standard
    Our standard studios are located on the first floor of High Street in Southampton.
    Studio size:  17m2
  • Premium
    Our Premium studios are located on the second and third floor of High Street in Southampton.
    Studio size:  17m2
  • Premium Plus
    Our Premium Plus studios, overlooking the High Street, are on floors one, two, and three, and each has three windows.
    Studio size:  19m2
  • Premium VIP
    Designed in 2023, our Premium VIP studios are located on the first, second, third & fourth floors.
    Studio size:  19m2
  • Luxury
    Designed in 2023, our Luxury studios are located on the upper ground floor and first floor.
    Studio size:  26m2
  • Luxury Plus
    Designed in 2023, our luxury plus studios are located on the second, third, and fourth floors.
    Studio size:  26m2
  • VIP
    Designed in 2023, our VIP studio is located on the forth floor for the ultimate view of the city.
    Studio size:  26m2
  • Standard Twodio
    Our Standard Twodios are located on the first, second and third floors of High Street.
    Studio size:  13m2
  • Premium Twodio
    Our Premium Twodios are located on the first, second and third floors of High Street.
    Studio size:  16m2

Welcome to High Street, Southampton

Our High Street student accommodation is situated in the heart of Southampton, right on the high street. Ideal for students of Solent University, Warsash Maritime Academy, and the University of Southampton, our strategic location offers easy access to campuses and immerses you in the vibrant city center. Experience the city by visiting its many shopping centres, cafes, and reastaurants, but also the dynamic student nightlife, historic landmarks, and the serene coastline. High Street presents modern studio apartments created for the ultimate student lifestyle, complete with spacious self-contained units featuring high-speed Wi-Fi, Netflix, and ample storage. Explore our inviting communal spaces, including study areas, cozy lounges, interactive game areas, and a cinematic room. Our accommodation is available for Individuals, Couples or friends (who want to share a studio).

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Your High Street

Following a multi-million-pound renovation completed in 2023, the property boasts 100 self-contained luxury studio apartments, each meticulously designed with spacious layouts, ample storage, and comfortable double beds. For a productive and relaxing stay, enjoy super-fast 1,000 Mb Wi-Fi, complimentary Netflix, and a TV in each studio.

Our new communal areas include a reception with a dedicated city manager, a social hub featuring an 80” TV with Sky Sports, TNT Sports, Sky Cinema, and Netflix, a pool table, and a gym membership. Students benefit from social study areas with free printing, a communal kitchen, and a dining area. Start your weekdays with our free Grab and Go Breakfast, and enjoy unlimited tea, coffee, and hot chocolate anytime. With 24-hour CCTV and a secure fob entry system, we ensure your safety and peace of mind.


Meet the team at High Street

Meet Ben

City Manager

Ben is the city manager at our Southampton and Winchester properties. Ben has a wealth of experience working for a number of student accommodation operators. He has worked with Unilife for four years and is instrumental in creating environments where students feel comfortable expressing themselves and flourishing in their academic careers.

Meet Juan Fran

House Supervisor

Juan Fran is empowered to ensure that with every interaction he has with our students, it is with delivered fun and passion. Juan Fran is responsible for the day-to-day operations in the building and is always looking for a friendly chat. Whether he is cooking your breakfast, playing a game of FIFA, or running our weekly events, Juan Fran is your go-to guy.

Meet Ella

Sales Executive

Ella’s role is to help deliver the best student booking experience. She works across all of our properties to ensure her response time is within an hour of her working day. If you would like to get in contact with us to make an enquiry or book a viewing, contact Ella on [email protected] or call her on 07802 322917 and Ella will contact you straight away.

Welcome to your space here at Unilife

Social Hub

Your social hub consists of an 85" TV with Sky Sports, TNT Sports, and Netflix. It also has a games area, with a pool table and cinema room, equipped with the latest gaming consoles, PS5 and Karaoke. The open plan concept has been designed to enrich the student experience allowing you to unwind and socialise with friends.

Communal Kitchen

In addition to having your own kitchenette in your studio, there is also a communal kitchen area for you to enjoy delicious food with your friends. This is also where we provide your grab-and-go breakfast, Monday-Friday, and unlimited hot drinks to kick start your day. Joining us for our weekly events? We can't wait to see you here!

Social Study Area

Our social study area is a sophisticated space for you to hit those deadlines comfortably! Enjoy the large windows, which bring in natural light from the High Street. We have also got you covered with your reading material as we provide unlimited printing. The best bit? Bring your friends over to enjoy the space with you!

Unilife have been rated as the best in the South East

StudentCrowd have announced Unilife High Street the Southampton winners of their Student Voice Awards 2023 

StudentCrowd analysed a total of 48,981 accommodation reviews to select the 'Best Property' in qualifying cities with two runners-up. The awards recognise the properties which tick all the boxes for students across 7 categories including;

  • Value for money
  • Location
  • Property management
  • Cleaning
  • Social spaces
  • Social experience
  • Internet / Wifi

These awards celebrate the teams working hard to put students at the heart of their operations and are the only awards based solely on the students' voice.

Your Southampton City

Our location is perfect for students studying at Solent University, Warsash Maritime Academy, and the University of Southampton. Expect to be close to campus, and to emerge in the city centre of Southampton, so you can relax and enjoy all of what Southampton has to offer, from its multiple shopping centres, coffee shops, and restaurants, to the student nightlife, historic monuments and the Southampton seaside. By prioritising your peace and safety, we create the ultimate student space, just for you. Our properties feature 24-hour CCTV monitoring and a secure fob entry system, ensuring your peace of mind at all times. 

Looking for couples accommodation?

Our larger Luxury, Luxury Plus and VIP studios in our High Steet building offer a very cost-effective home for couples looking to share, as you can simply split the cost of the rent. We are also one of the only private student accommodation providers who are happy to accept couples even if one of the tenants is a non-student!

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At High Street, you can find yourself relaxed throughout your student life. We aim to create an easy-going process from the moment you contact us, to the moment you graduate and move out. Here you can retreat to your cozy en-suite studio, designed for comfort and peace. Or enjoy peaceful communal lounges for unwinding.

Read more about Relaxing at Unilife here!


Your academic success is important to us. Each Unilife studio offers a comfortable study area with a spacious desk and includes high-speed internet. Collaborate in our communal study spaces for group projects. High Street provides an environment that supports academic excellence and supports your educational journey.

Read more about Studying at Unilife here.


Experience the best of all worlds. High Street's city centre location offers access to nearby exciting shops, restaurants, activities, and entertainment. With university close by, you can socialise, make friends, and create lasting memories. Fancy staying in? Enjoy the numerous exclusive events Unilife Hosts at High Street. 

Read more about Enjoying Unilife here!

Frequently asked booking questions for High Street

To secure a studio with Unilife, the following payments are required: 

1. £300 deposit is required upon signature of contract. It is refundable at the end of the tenancy, subject to room status. 
2. Once the contract has been counter signed by our city managers, a pre-rent instalment of 30-day rent will be due within 6 days. This payment goes towards the first invoice of the contract. 

Unilife require a £300 deposit payment.

The deposit is protected with a deposit protection scheme and residents are issued with a deposit protection certificate. Our residents refundable security deposit is protected by MyDeposits, a UK government recognised scheme. The Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDPS) is a piece of legislation introduced by the UK Government in April 2006 for landlords in England and Wales. The purpose of the scheme is to protect tenants from unscrupulous landlords, who have been accused in the past of taking amounts from deposits unfairly. The legislation ultimately protects you and allows us to follow a very streamlined process for disputes after check out.

To find out more about this service visit and to find out more on how to rent you can read the How to Rent Guide 2023.

All tenancy agreements have a cooling off period of 48 hours from the signature of contract. All cancellation requests must be in writing via an email addressed to the Unilife Team [email protected]

If you have collected your keys within your cooling off period, the eligibility to cancel immediately ends. 

If a resident does not gain a place at their chosen University or College and wishes to be released from their Tenancy Agreement, they must provide Unilife with evidence of their rejection and evidence of the reason why no later than 72 hours after dated correspondence from your University or College. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University.

To be considered, you will need to supply us with a copy of:

- UCAS letter of acceptance. 

- Written evidence from the University admissions team

If a resident moves into Unilife and they withdraw from their course or they are evicted from university, they are still liable to fulfil their contract and they must find a replacement tenant to have their contract withdrawn. 

If a resident does not receive a VISA and wishes to be released from their Tenancy Agreement, they must provide Unilife with evidence of their rejection to [email protected] within 3 working days of the VISA rejection letter. If the above is received within 3 working days, the resident will be eligible to have their contract withdrawn and a full refund of pre-rent instalment and deposit.   

If the tenancy agreement has commenced, a resident is unable to withdraw from their tenancy agreement free of charge and they must find a replacement tenant to take over their contract. It is the main tenants responsibility to find a replacement tenant. 

If a resident wishes to withdraw from their contract, either before their tenancy has commenced or during their tenancy and it is not reasons that fall under the ‘No Place, No Stay’ or ‘No Visa, No Stay’, they will be required to find a replacement tenant. 

Unilife cannot accept any responsibility for finding a replacement tenant once a resident has signed their tenancy agreement and made the first payment. 

Once a resident has found a suitable replacement tenant to take over their contract, they must put the new tenant’s details into writing to [email protected] and the Unilife Team will contact the new tenant within 48 hours to formally transfer the tenancy. Once the new tenant has accepted the tenancy agreement and made the pre-rent instalment, the original tenant will have their tenancy agreement withdrawn and the refund will be processed within 10 working days minus £100 admin charge. 

The fee will be deducted from their deposit due back to the original tenant.

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