Our seven halls of residence are:
Each hall is three storeys (no lifts). Standard-room flats are single sex and en suite flats are mixed gender.
We have 38 village houses. Each house is two story (no lifts). Houses are mainly standard with some smaller rooms (B & F), houses can be single sex or mixed gender.
Standard rooms in halls are priced at £95 per week, while en suite accommodation costs £110 per week. Standard rooms in houses are priced at £90 per week, while some smaller rooms are available at £85 per week. Within houses 22 and 23 there are purpose-built en suite wet rooms for students with impaired mobility. These are priced at £110 per week.
Rates include heating, lighting, wifi access, computer support and personal contents insurance. When we send you an offer of accommodation, we’ll break down an annual payment plan with your annual residence fees and an £820 Dining-In-Scheme card charge. You pay the University directly for their accommodation and can pay either:
Whether you’re just finding your feet or you’re already a keen chef, we’re sure you’ve considered how you’ll feed yourself. Each student at the University has access to a communal kitchen/diner or kitchen and lounge. Every kitchen is kitted out with a kettle, fridges, freezers (or a fridge/freezer), a microwave, a cooker and a toaster. You’ll also find an ironing board, but students are asked to supply their own iron. In Cromwell, Hudson and Clark halls, the kitchen/diner is shared between nine residents. In Coleridge, Kay-Shuttleworth and Tufnell halls (ground floor), each is shared between six residents. In Kay-Shuttleworth and Tufnell (first and second floors) the kitchen/diner is shared between five residents and in Dix, each is shared between six residents. Houses are shared between four or five residents. All first-year students must participate in the Dining-In-Scheme which gives you a pre-paid card to buy meals and food supplies across the campus.
When you move in, your room will be kitted out with a single bed, mattress, mattress cover, bedside cabinet, wardrobe, desk, desk chair, noticeboard, waste bin, carpet, blackout blind and central heating. Some bedrooms also feature a chest of drawers and/or an easy chair. All standard rooms are fitted with hand-washing basin and vanity unit with shaver light and mirror. En suite rooms feature a shower, toilet and basin with shaver light and mirror.
If you’re in a standard or small room, toilet and shower facilities are as follows:
Accommodation applications for 2016 open on 1 June 2016 and application forms will be available online.