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We'll be guaranteeing accommodation in our university residences for students starting in September 2021 and who choose Solent as their firm choice and apply for accommodation before June 2021. 

For students who have special requirements, please contact the accommodation office.

Students at Solent University have a range of options available when deciding where to live. Whether you want to live in student residences or private accommodation, these pages will help you to arrange the perfect student living space.

Student residences

We have more than 1,200 single study-bedrooms spread across five residences, providing a mix of en-suite and non en-suite university accommodation.

The student residences are located in close proximity to each other, which gives the area a real student community feel. All the residences are self-catered and have fully equipped kitchens.

Located within walking distance of the campus and the city centre, there is no real need to bring a car - although there is parking available at all our student residences.

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Private sector

Some students prefer a bit more independence and choose to rent in the private sector - either renting a property with friends or lodging with a resident landlord.

In partnership with the University of Southampton and Southampton City Council, we have compiled an accredited directory of private student accommodation in Southampton and the surrounding area, the scheme is called SASSH (Southampton Accreditation Scheme for Student Housing).

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Returners accommodation

Solent’s residences aren’t just for first year students – students returning for their second and third year are welcome in our ChantryDeanery and Hamwic residences. Returning students live in small groups with other returners, perfect for times when you need to get your head down and study.

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Summer accommodation

Students who need accommodation only for the summer months are able to live in our halls of residence between 4 July and 5 September 2021 for as little as £84 a week.

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