University Locks

University Locks has been oversubscribed  with applications and has been removed from the Accommodation Application for 2018/19. All other city centre accommodation remains available. 

University Locks is located in Birmingham City Centre. It is just a two-minute walk away from our City Centre Campus.

The bright and airy rooms are fully furnished. Being at the heart of our City Centre, University Locks is perfect if you want to live close to campus as well as the city-living feeling. Security is important and in addition to 24-hour CCTV, security officers are on duty out of office hours and there is a secure door entry system.  En suite bedrooms (three-eight bedroom flats), each come with a shared kitchen and lounge/dining area and a TV.

Two bedroom flats are available at University Locks. Each come with two bedrooms and a shared bathroom, kitchen and lounge/dining area and a TV.

We also have some adapted and accessible accommodation for students with physical and sensory impairments.

  • BCU accommodation
  • En suite (cluster flats)
  • Three quarter beds
  • Study/social space
  • Music practice rooms**
  • Laundry
  • Wi-Fi
  • Public areas cleaned
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Convenience store*
  • 24 hour security
  • Bike racks
  • Bills included
  • Two bed apartments offered

*Date TBC

**For Conservatoire Students


The lifts, stairwells and landings in each apartment are cleaned by contracted staff. However, cleaning of the apartment is the responsibility of the residents.


50 Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XJ. 0121 713 1930, Security Emergency 08432 892 329




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Academic year 2018/19

 Contract lengthWeeklyAnnual
Two bedroom flats – (40 weeks) £142 (per bedroom) £5680 (per bedroom)
Single en suite bedroom – (40 weeks) £140  £5600 
Single en suite bedroom – (Semester one 20 weeks) £150 £3000
Single en suite bedroom – (Semester one 19 weeks) £150 £2850
Single en suite bedroom – (Acting - Foundation 29 weeks) £150 £4350

Required before moving in:

  • £350 - advance payment (to be paid when room offer is sent out) This amount will be deducted from the first installment.
    • guarantor is required to secure all the accommodation.



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