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Living independently can be a big responsibility. Whether you're living in University student residences or are renting in the private sector, it is important that you understand all the terms and conditions that may be associated with your residency.

Residence fees

Rooms in the student residences vary in price depending on which residence you are staying at, how big your room is and how long you are staying there for.

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We understand that sometimes circumstances change. Please refer to the cancellation policy in your Terms of Residency (available via your accommodation portal account) and contact the Accommodation Team on for further assistance

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Student Accommodation Code

Our residences fully comply with the Student Accommodation Code, a code of practice that sets standards and best practice for the management and quality of student housing.

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LGBTQ+ accommodation

We believe everyone deserves to feel secure and respected in their own homes. That includes having the choice of LGBTQ+ accommodation. We aim to ensure all University accommodation is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place for everyone. Some students find it helpful to be living in accommodation specifically for LGBTQ+ students along with people who may have shared life experiences. We offer students the option of selecting LGBTQ+ accommodation as a preference.

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Important documents and terms of residency

The following documents contain essential information for students who are staying in University accommodation or are renting within the private sector. For more information about anything you see here, please contact the accommodation office.

Accommodation terms of residency

Guide to private sector housing

Tenancy deposit scheme

University accommodation policy for new applicants

University accommodation policy for returning students

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