Accommodation for new undergraduates

More than accommodation

If you're considering living in University accommodation for your first year, find out everything you need to know from the range of accommodation available, to the application process and student life in residences.

Our residences provide so much more than just accommodation. With pastoral support and 24-hour security, opportunities to get involved in green initiatives, drama and music productions or sporting activities and a great social calendar. 

Our accommodation guarantee 

We guarantee an offer of accommodation to new undergraduate students who have firmly accepted an offer of study at Bristol and apply for accommodation in our first round of applications. Take a look at our accommodation guarantee page to find out full details and what to do if you do not meet the terms of the guarantee. 

View our halls of residences

We have a wide range of accommodation available to suit your needs. 

Watch our student guides to the Residential Villages

Life in our residences

Our residences offer a unique student experience. Find out ways to get involved and the support you'll receive in residences.

How to apply

Find out about our application process for undergraduate accommodation. 

Receiving your accommodation offer

When you'll receive an accommodation offer and how to accept, decline or cancel your offer. 

Students moving into accommodation Arrivals and moving in

Get ready to move in to your university accommodation. Find out what you need to bring and where to go on arrivals day.

Your accommodation needs

We have adapted and accessible rooms to suit individual's needs. To allocate you a room which suits your needs, we ask for you to declare any disability, medical condition or additional living requirement in your accommodation application. 

Other student types

Get information on if you are guaranteed an offer of accommodation if you are coming to study at Bristol as a Study Abroad, IFP, Intercalating or Erasmus student. 

Guidance for parents and carers

How we allocate accommodation and our confidentialty policy when it comes to our student's tenancy agreement with the University. 

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