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Accommodation

Student accommodation

Haven’t yet sorted your student accommodation? Better get moving and apply online.

If you live within 10 miles of your place of study

We are unable to guarantee you a room in our accommodation. Your application will however remain on a waiting list should rooms become available. These applications will be reviewed at the end of the allocation process in late August/September.

If you live further than 10 miles from your place of study

We can offer you accommodation for your first year of study provided you have accepted an offer on a full-time course with us.

Please note that due to unprecedented demand for campus accommodation, UK students are not guaranteed a room in our halls of residence. If we are unable to accommodate you ourselves, we will assist you by providing contact details and information on how to find accommodation in the private sector.

Apply for accommodation

Accommodation offices

Accommodation office

Each of our halls of residence has its own Accommodation Team who will be able to help you when you arrive. You can speak to a member of staff from our Accommodation Services at the following locations:

City Centre Campus
Accommodation Services
CZ065, Curzon Building
Birmingham
B4 7BD

City North Campus
Accommodation Office
First Floor Baker Building
Birmingham
B42 2SU

Types of accommodation

University owned accommodation (Oscott Gardens, The Coppice and City South)

Accommodation fees are payable in either three or nine instalments by direct debit from a UK current account. Further information on how to pay will be sent out with your offer of accommodation.

All rents are inclusive of energy costs. All rooms are heated and have an internet connection.

You will receive information from us via email telling you what you need to do, as well as:

  • the address of your accommodation
  • key collection points
  • location of accommodation in relation to teaching campus
  • a link to your Licence Agreement
  • a link to the Terms and Conditions which form part of the Licence Agreement and conditions of contract (these are legally binding).

Please make sure you bring with you a copy of the key collection sheet once you have accepted your booking, the full address of your accommodation, and details of where you need to go to collect the keys - these will be available once you have completed the online induction.

University leased accommodation (University Locks, clv, Curzon Gateway, Jennens Court and The Heights)

You will receive confirmation from your leased accommodation provider which will include:

  • The address of your accommodation
  • Payment terms (which will include the date/s and amount/s required)
  • Tenancy agreement
Please ensure that you take all relevant requested information when collecting your keys. If you have any questions regarding your arrival dates/times, please contact your site accommodation office, the telephone number can be found on your offer letter.

Private accommodation

If you have chosen not to live in University accommodation, you can find information about private sector properties on our web pages. You should note, however, that it's very difficult to arrange private rented accommodation by letter or telephone and there is often a shortage of private accommodation at the beginning of the academic year.