Type of rooms

The rooms in our residences vary in size and shape. Listed below are the types of rooms available and how these rooms are graded.

Adapted and accessible rooms

We have adapted and accessible accommodation for students with mobility difficulties or sensory impairments.

Single room

  • A single room in a flat sharing a bathroom (shower/toilet/basin) and kitchen with other students.
  • Beds may be single or small-double in size.
A single room in Clifton Hill House.
Floor plan of a standard single room.

Single room with a basin

  • A single room containing a sink, in a flat sharing a bathroom (shower/toilet/basin) and kitchen with other students.
  • Beds may be single or small-double in size.
Image of a single room with a basin in
Image of single room with basin in Wills Hall.
Floor plan of single room with a basin.

En suite room

  • A single room with your own bathroom (shower/toilet/basin), in a flat sharing a kitchen with other students.
  • Beds may be single or small-double in size.
Image of an en suite room in New Bridewell.
Floor plan of en suite room.

Twin room (shared room)

  • A room set up with two sets of furniture for two students to live in together.
  • Beds will be single sized.
  • Prices shown against this room type are per person.
A twin room in The Hawthorns.
Floor plan of twin room.

Studio room

  • A self-contained room including a sleeping area, kitchenette and bathroom for your sole use.
  • Beds will be small double or double.
  • Some studios are suitable for couples to live in together.
Studio room in Print Hall
Floor plan of studio room.

Each room type is graded at one of three levels:

Basic

Rooms usually have older décor or are smaller than standard. Some basic rooms may have an awkward shape or sloping ceilings.

Image of basic room in Accommodation at Thirty-Three.

Standard

These rooms will be standard-sized with a typical layout.

Image of standard room in Manor Hall.

Standard Plus

Rooms may be bigger or newly renovated/refurbished or could be in a residence with premium facilities.

Image of standard plus room in Badock Hall.

Accommodation fees

The accommodation fee you pay depends on the type of room you have. 

View the Accommodation fees for 2022/23.

How to apply for University accommodation

Find out how to apply for University accommodation.

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