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University Locks

University Locks is managed by Birmingham City University and is located just a two-minute walk away from our City Centre Campus.

University Locks BCU accommodation

The bright and airy rooms are fully furnished. University Locks is ideal 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

** Bookable for Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Students

Cleaning

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

Address

50 Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XJ. 0121 331 5359

Campus Distances

University Locks to:

Campus Distance
City Centre Campus 0.2 miles
Margaret Street 1.1 miles
Vittoria Street 1.6 miles
City South Campus 2.4 miles
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Academic year 2020/21

Room type and contract length Weekly Annual
Two bedroom flat 39 week
(12 September 2020- 12 June 2021)
£150 (per bedroom) £5,850 (per bedroom)
Two bedroom flat 40 week
(International - 5 September 2020 - 12 June 2021)
(Home Conservatoire - 12 September 2020 - 19 June 2021)
£150 (per bedroom) £6,000 (per bedroom)
Two bedroom flat 41 week
(5 September 2020 - 19 June 2021)
£150 (per bedroom) £6,150 (per bedroom)
Single en suite bedroom 39 week
(12 September 2020 - 12 June 2021)
£150  £5,850 
Single en suite bedroom 40 week
(International - 5 September 2020 - 12 June 2021)
(Home Conservatoire - 12 September 2020 - 19 June 2021)
£150  £6,000 
Single en suite bedroom 41 week
(5 September 2020 - 19 June 2021)
£150  £6,150 
Single en suite bedroom Semester Contract
(18 Week - 5 September 2020 - 9 January 2021)
(21 Week - 16 January 2020-12 June 2021)
£160 £2880 or £3360
Single en suite bedroom Foundation Acting 28 week
(12 September 2020 - 27 March 2021)
£160 £4480

Required before moving in:

  • £150 - advance payment (is required to accept the booking). This amount will be deducted from instalment one of the Residence fee.
Payment dates and amounts
 Date 39 week 40 week 41 week
2 October 2020 £1950 £2000 £2050
8 January 2021 £1950 £2000 £2050
16 April 2021 £1950 £2000 £2050

Semester and Foundation Acting payment plan:

 Date Semester One Semester Two Foundation Acting
2 October 2020 £2880 N/A £2240
8 January 2021 N/A N/A £2240
5 February 2021 N/A £3360 N/A

The instalment figures above are rounded to the nearest GBP (£) and are for information purposes only. The actual instalment amounts will be provided by your accommodation provider.

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