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Campus residences

We currently have 13 halls of residence and information about each of these including prices can be found below. All halls including the study bedrooms are non-smoking. Heating, lighting, water, power, insurance and internet are included in the accommodation fees.

A map of campus can be found at campus map

For 2015/2016 we have 5 different let lengths depending upon the hall and the type of students the hall is available to.

Undergraduate

A 30-week let covers term time only, and requires you to vacate your room during the Christmas and Easter Vacation. You will not be able to extend the 30-week let, however you will be able to apply for vacation accommodation on campus prior to the start of each vacation period. In 30 week halls there is only limited storage available for belongings over the Christmas and Easter Vacation periods.

  • Undergraduate 30 week letting periods:
    Autumn term: 03/10/2015 - 12/12/2015
    Spring term: 09/01/2016 - 19/03/2016
    Summer term: 23/04/2016 - 02/07/2016

A 34-week let covers term time and the Christmas Vacation, and requires you to vacate your room during the Easter Vacation. You will not be able to extend the 34-week let, however you will be able to apply for vacation accommodation on campus prior to the start of each vacation period. In 34 week halls there is only limited storage available for belongings over the Easter Vacation period.

  • Undergraduate 34 week letting periods:
    Autumn - Spring letting period: 03/10/2015 - 19/03/2016
    Summer term: 23/04/2016 - 02/07/2016

A 39-week let covers term time and the Christmas and Easter vacations.

  • Undergraduate 39 week letting period:
    03/10/2015 - 02/07/2016
Postgraduate

A 40-week let covers term time and the Christmas and Easter vacations.

  • Postgraduate 40 week letting period:
    26/09/2015 - 02/07/2016

A 51-week let covers postgraduates for the full period of their academic year.

  • Postgraduate 51 week letting period:
    26/09/2015 - 17/09/2016

Residences:

The information below is for the 2015/2016 academic year.

Arthur Vick - £151 per week

Arthur Vick is centrally located and within a few minutes’ walk of the campus facilities. The red-brick paths through the inner courtyards wind between well-tended gardens to offer a pleasant surrounding environment. Arthur Vick provides rooms located on wide corridors with spacious kitchen and common room areas. Members of the Residential Life Team are on site to provide pastoral care and help foster the student community.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Arthur Vick. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

34 weeks

Student type

First year undergraduates

Hall size

Three blocks, 396 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

En suite

Annual rent

£5134

Bluebell - £167 per week

Bluebell is centrally located and within a few minutes’ walk of the facilities on main campus. The Gibbet Hill campus is a 10 minute walk away via a path adjacent to the Bluebell blocks. Bluebell was completed in 2011 and offers accommodation in flats of 8 persons to a high specification. Each bedroom has a full length window to take full advantage of the picturesque surroundings which includes Tocil Ponds to the South East. The strong community feel is fostered by the Residential Life Team living on site.

Let length

39 weeks

Student type

First year undergraduates

Hall size

Four blocks, 505 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

En suite

Annual rent

£6513

Claycroft - £114 per week

Located on the north east edge of the main campus Claycroft is only a 5 minute walk to the centrally located campus facilities and is excellently situated for the off-campus supermarket at Cannon Park. Flats of 8 persons with bathrooms shared between two students of the same gender are situated in blocks built around attractive central spaces. The Residential Life Team live on site to provide pastoral care and help foster a community feel.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Claycroft. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

51 weeks / 39 weeks / 39 weeks

Student type

Postgraduates / Final year undergraduates

Hall size

Three blocks, 679 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

Shared between 2

Annual rent

£5814 / £4446

Cryfield - £83 per week

Approximately five minutes’ walk to the Students’ Union and other centrally located facilities, Cryfield is situated in green, well-kept surroundings. Cryfield offers corridor style living with numbers ranging from 10-16 persons per kitchen group. Each Cryfield hall contains a common room for socialising and study. Members of the Residential Life Team are on site for pastoral care and to foster the student environment.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Cryfield. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

30 weeks

Student type

First year undergraduates

Hall size

Three blocks, 258 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

Shared

Annual rent

£2490

Heronbank - £131 per week

Approximately 10 minutes’ walk to central campus, Heronbank is situated in a pleasant environment which includes a picturesque lake and accompanying wildlife. The accommodation is divided into 8 person flats colour co-ordinated to create a homely feel. There is a strong community feel fostered by the Residential Life Team living on site. Situated nearby is the Grad Deck which is available to postgraduate students for dinner parties and other events.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Heronbank. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

51 weeks / 39 weeks

Student type

Postgraduates / First year undergraduates

Hall size

Three blocks, 701 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

En suite

Annual rent

£6681 / £5109

Jack Martin - £147 per week

Jack Martin is centrally located and within a few minutes’ walk of the campus facilities. The red-brick paths through the inner courtyards wind between well-tended gardens to offer a pleasant surrounding environment. Jack Martin offers corridor style living with spacious, recently refurbished kitchen areas. There is a strong community feel fostered by the Residential Life Team on site who also provide pastoral care of the residents.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Jack Martin. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

34 weeks

Student type

First year undergraduates

Hall size

Four blocks, 425 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

En suite

Annual rent

£4998

Lakeside - £132 per week

Approximately 10 minutes’ walk to central campus, Lakeside is situated in a pleasant environment adjacent to a feature/tranquil lake. Lakeside is divided into flats of 8 persons and each block is built around an attractive courtyard. The Quiet Room is available on site for study or study related meetings and the Grad Deck provides postgraduate students with a space to hold dinner parties and other events. The strong community feel is fostered by the Residential Life Team living on site.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Lakeside. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

51 weeks / 39 weeks

Student type

Postgraduates / Final year undergraduates / First year undergraduates

Hall size

Four blocks, 596 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

En suite

Annual rent

£6732 / £5148

Redfern - £93 per week

Approximately 5 minutes’ walk to the Students’ Union and other centrally located facilities, Redfern is situated in pleasant, green surroundings. Divided into separate flats of five persons, Redfern enables communal living on a smaller scale. Members of the Residential Life Team live on site to provide pastoral care and to help foster a community focused environment.

During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Redfern. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

39 weeks

Student type

Final year undergraduates

Hall size

Seven blocks, 214 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

Shared

Annual rent

£3627

Rootes - £97 per week

Rootes is ideally located for the facilities on main campus, including the Students’ Union. The Gibbet Hill campus is a 10 minute walk away via a path which runs between the Rootes blocks. Rootes offers corridor style living with numbers ranging from 12-19 per kitchen group which helps to foster a strong community feel. Members of the Residential Life Team live within the halls to provide pastoral care.

Let length

39 weeks

Student type

First year undergraduates

Hall size

Five blocks, 923 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

Shared

Annual rent

£3783

Sherbourne - £140 per week

Sherbourne is our newest hall of residence, completed in 2012. Situated in pleasant green surroundings it is approximately 10 minutes’ walk to central campus. This hall of residence offers flats ranging in size from 9 to 13 bedrooms. Members of the Residential Life Team live on site to provide pastoral care and to help foster a community feel.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Sherbourne. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

39 weeks

Student type

First year undergraduates

Hall size

Six blocks, 527 single en-suite rooms

Bathroom facilities

En suite

Annual rent

£5460

Tocil - £105 per week

Tocil is situated next to the campus sports centre with gym, climbing wall and indoor sports halls among the facilities. It is only a short walk to the off-campus supermarket and to the facilities on central campus and so this hall is ideally located. Tocil offers individual flats for 6, 9, and 12 persons, self-contained spaces, each with their own front door. Members of the Residential Life Team live on site for pastoral care and to foster a sense of community.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Tocil. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

40 weeks / 39 weeks / 39 weeks

Student type

Postgraduates / Final year undergraduates / First year undergraduates

Hall size

Ten blocks, 574 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

Shared

Annual rent

£4200 / £4095

Westwood - £98 per week

The attractive surroundings of the Westwood campus are located north of the main campus and approximately 15 minutes’ walk away. The Westwood campus boasts excellent sports facilities including a running track, indoor tennis centre and astro pitches. Westwood hall has spacious rooms and is divided into 8 blocks of corridor style accommodation. A sense of community is fostered by the Residential Life Team living on site.

Let length

39 weeks

Student type

First year undergraduates

Hall size

Eight blocks, 440 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

Shared

Annual rent

£3822

Whitefields - £81 per week

Whitefields is ideally located for the facilities on central campus such as the Students’ Union and for academic departments on both the main campus and the Gibbet Hill campus. Whitefields is divided into 17 self-contained houses for 9-12 persons and is the only hall of this type on campus. These houses help to foster a sense of ownership over the living space as well as promoting a homely feel. Members of the Residential Life Team live on site to provide pastoral care and help foster a sense of community.
During the 2015/2016 academic year the University will be carrying out building works on land adjacent to Whitefields. We will make every effort to keep any disruption and inconvenience to a minimum.

Let length

40 weeks / 39 weeks

Student type

Postgraduates / First year undergraduates

Hall size

17 blocks, 195 single rooms

Bathroom facilities

Shared

Annual rent

£3240 / £3159