What is available?
We have 456 bed spaces on campus.
- All single occupancy rooms
- Small village
- Standard village
- En-suite wheelchair access village
- Standard halls
- En-suite halls
Can I stay over the holidays?
Yes! You are entitled to stay on campus for 365 days of the year should you wish.
What will I need to bring?
The university provides:
- A single bed (3’), mattress, mattress cover, bedside cabinet, wardrobe, desk, office chair, noticeboard, waste bin and blackout blind.
- Some rooms also contain a chest of drawers and/or an easy chair.
- The shared kitchens are kitted out with a kettle, fridges, freezers (or fridge/freezer), a microwave, a cooker and a toaster.
- An ironing board (students are asked to supply their own iron
You will need to bring:
- Bedding (bed sheets, pillowcases, pillows, a duvet, blankets for extra warmth and your own towels)
- Kitchen Equipment (plates, cutlery, pans etc.)
- Some cupboard food and fridge food (this is useful to bring on move in day so that you don’t get left with the smallest space in the cupboard and fridge/freezer)
For more information see our accommodation and before you arrive sections.
What support is available?
- Wellbeing and ongoing support with your named adviser
- Funding /Care Leaver bursary of £2,000 for eligible students
- Academic advice
- Study skills sessions
Who do I contact with initial enquiries?
Contact one of our advisers:
Who will know that I am a care leaver?
Only those with specific access to this information will know whether you are a care leaver (unless you tell them, of course). This is so that support and mentoring can be allocated as it should be – don’t worry your information is confidential and monitored under our data protection policy.