Student Life in Bradford

Eating out

Bradford was England’s curry capital in 2011/12 and has a deserving reputation for its Asian cuisine. Why not have a curry night once a week with your flatmates and discover what’s on offer? You could even visit Mumtaz, one of the most famous Indian restaurants in the UK.

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Bradford has two shopping districts: The Kirkgate Centre and The Foster Gate Retail Park. Both are filled with all your high-street needs, including River Island, Topshop, Boots, TKMaxx and loads more. You’ll be guaranteed to find some great bargains.

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If you’re after a student night, head to the West End, Bradford’s hub for the best pubs, bars and nightclubs. Take your flatmates along and dance the night away.

If you fancy something more relaxed, The Alhambra Theatre hosts a fantastic range of performances from musicals and ballets to comedy nights.

Top places to visit

The National Media Museum

The National Media Museum is located right next to Wardley House. The museum is home to historical media collections, traditional and interactive galleries, exhibitions, an IMAX cinema, The Pictureville Bar and the Intermission Café. It’s worth a visit! Find out more information on the National Media Museum website.

St Georges Hall

This Victorian structure is home to live music, international artists, comedy nights and many more productions. Once you’re settled in, catching a show with your flatmates could be a great night out. Check out Ticketmaster online to find out what nights are coming up.

Student accommodation in Bradford

To help you make the most of the student life in Bradford, our accommodation is conveniently located close to everything the city has to offer. Wardley House is located above the National Media Museum, minutes away from the University of Bradford and surrounded by restaurants, takeaways and bars. It is also just a short walk from Bradford city centre, where you’ll find the Kirkgate Centre, two train stations and a wider range of shops, food outlets and nightlife. Find out more about our student accommodation in Bradford and book a room today.