Your health, safety and wellbeing are our top priority in halls of residence. We have made a number of changes in response to COVID-19, so that we can ensure our residents are safe, secure and comfortable.

If you are moving into one of our halls for the start of session, our Moving into Halls page has information on what you need to do before you arrive, what you should bring, booking an arrival slot, guidance for self-isolating in halls and arrival details. 

Offer holder FAQs

Offer holder FAQs

We answer offer holders most frequently asked questions about accommodation and housing


What we're doing for 2020/21

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Single occupancy rooms

There will be no twin occupancy rooms for 2020/21 - all previous twin rooms will be let as single occupancy so that social distancing guidelines can be safely and comfortably adhered to.

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Multiple contracts

We recognise that some students may not be able to arrive on campus in October. In order to support this, you will be able to choose a 24-week accommodation contract that begins in January 2021.

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Rents and affordability

With the changes to twin occupancy rooms - and in recognition that some students may need additional support in 2020/21 - we have made amendments to our rents. These changes mean that 50% of rooms available now fall within the lowest cost categories. More details are available below.

What we're doing for 2020/21

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Reintroducing Pembridge Hall and Parsons House

In order to ensure there are a wide range of affordable options available, we are reintroducing Pembridge Hall and Parsons House to the undergraduate portfolio. These halls, based in Notting Hill and West Kensington respectively, provide a range of lower cost bed spaces.

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Enhancing cleaning services

In order to maintain a high level of hygeine across our halls of residences, we will be introducing enhanced cleaning services throughout communal areas, including kitchens, common rooms and entrances.

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Social distancing

We will be introducing bespoke guidelines for each hall of residences so that everyone is able to comfortably adhere to social distancing. These may include one-way systems, staggered arrival times, lift adaptations and more. Further information will be provided when you arrive.