Anglia Ruskin University Accommodation Cambridge

Anglia Ruskin University Accommodation Cambridge

Accommodation in Cambridge

Kitchen in university halls

If you’re studying with us in Cambridge, you’ll have the option to live in halls or shared houses.

Some of our halls are on campus, and our houses are within easy walking distance. Each hall or house is different, as are the social opportunities and surroundings.

Our properties are

  • Anastasia House
  • CB1
  • The Forum
  • Peter Taylor House
  • The Railyard
  • Sedley Court
  • Swinhoe Hall
  • University shared houses
  • YMCA

Find out at a glance how they compare, and how much they cost:

Cambridge halls and houses cost comparison

How to apply

Before you apply for a place in university accommodation, please read our What you need to know section. This tells you more about the application process and what to expect when you move in.

If you’re studying with us in Peterborough, please visit the Accommodation in Peterborough page for details of our properties and how to apply.

Students based in Harlow can apply to live at our Student Village in Chelmsford, using the application from below.

While you’re living in university accommodation, we’ll ask you to abide by our tenancy agreement.

If you’re studying nursing, midwifery or operating department practice and your course includes a hospital placement, you may be able to apply for NHS accommodation. Check your options in our Students with hospital placements section.

Apply now

To be able to apply you must have firmly accepted a conditional or unconditional offer to study on a full-time course.

Once we have received your acceptance, it will be 24 hours before you can apply. You’ll need your student ID number. Start by clicking on the ‘Email me my password?’ link below the password field. Your password will be sent to the email address you registered with Anglia Ruskin. If you do not receive an email, please check your junk mail folder.

If you have any difficulty please contact the Residential Service.


In Cambridge, our university accommodation is available to those living outside a defined 35-mile radius from our campus. If you live closer, our guide to private rented accommodation may be helpful.

Options for those living within 35 miles of our Cambridge campus