In line with government advice, we are currently not allowing guests to check-in to university accommodation. Please take a look at our FAQs for the latest information relating to coronavirus and university accommodation.
If you are planning to be away from your residence it is important that you let us know by emailing email@example.com. Please include your student number, residence name and the dates of your absence in your email.
Temporary stays at Langford
If you will be staying at Langford on a temporary basis, this page offers all the information you need on your residence, travel arrangements and freshers events.
We understand that you may well feel disappointed to be living outside of Bristol for the start of the year, but want to assure you that we expect this to be a short-term situation. There are links on this page to the transfers process that you will need to follow in order to apply for vacancies in our residences as they become available.
Where is Langford and what's it like?
You will be placed in a standard single room in one of our two accommodation blocks at Langford. Langford is based 14-miles from the main University campus and is home to the University of Bristol Veterinary School.
Video of Langford accommodation
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Location of Langford accommodation
How will I get to Uni?
You will receive a free bus pass for the First U2 service, which runs between Langford and the main University campus. There is one bus per hour during the day and the journey to campus takes approximately 35 minutes.
If you need alternative tranport for a one-off academic reason (for example, needing to get into the University campus particularly early for a lecture) please call your Residential Student Support Centre on 0117 42 83300.
This is in addition to the bus pass you receive for the First U1 service which connects the University Campus with the North Residential Village and the city centre.
What about freshers events?
You'll still be able to attend the freshers events taking place. The bus service running from Langford to Clifton will enalble you to attend any events that you have purchased a wristband for.
What if I'm not happy in my emergency accommodation?
If you need to talk about anything, contact your Residential Life team. They will be happy to talk to you aboout any difficulties you're experiencing.
How do I apply to move residence?
The vacancy request form will go live on Monday 23 September. You will need to fill out the form in order to receive the lists of vacancies in University-allocated accommodation as they become available.
The first list of vacancies will be emailed out to everyone who has completed the vacancy request form on Monday 30 September, although we expect there will be very limited number of vacancies on this first list. Details of how you can apply for rooms will be provided in the email.
The next list be be emailed on Monday 14 October.
Full information on the process and what you need to do is available from our transfers pages.
How will I get all my stuff to Bristol when it's time to move?
Your Residential Student Support Centre will be able to arrange a taxi to move you and your belongings from Langford to your new residence once you have accepted a transfer.
Students living at Langford have the support of our West Village Residential Student Support Centre. Staff here are available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Find out how to get in touch.
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If you think you have coronavirus
Check if you have symptoms. If you do:
- Stay at home and follow advice on how to self isolate.
- Don’t attend classes and avoid socialising with others.
- Book a coronavirus test if you haven't already done so.
- Tell us by completing the coronavirus self-reporting form.
We will tell your school and University residence.
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