University of Birmingham Accommodation

By | 19th April 2017

University of Birmingham Accommodation

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University of Birmingham Accommodation

Student life at the University of Birmingham is so much more than your bedroom. For most of you, student accommodation will be your first time living independently and we strive to offer you a welcoming environment so that your new room instantly feels like home.
At Birmingham we offer a fantastic choice of living, all which provides a safe, secure and sociable start to your university experience.

Undergraduate accommodation

Coming to Birmingham to study might be your first time living away from home. Our student accommodation will allow you to enjoy your new-found independence in safe, welcoming and sociable surroundings.

It is important that you choose the right accommodation and we have many options to suit everybody’s taste and budget. We can offer you a single study bedroom in a flat with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities or en-suite accommodation with shared kitchen facilities. We also have studios and apartments where you have exclusive use of a kitchen and bathroom.

There are also different catering options for you to consider. Our self-catered options allow you to put your culinary skills to the test, whilst our flexible Meal Plan option can prove popular amongst new students.

Over 40% of our accommodation offer three quarter beds, and all Villages have Wi-Fi throughout the rooms, flats and social spaces. Access to Wi-Fi is included in your accommodation fee, along with utilities, basic contents insurance, 24 hour customer service as well as access to the Student Mentor Scheme and the Residents’ Association.

You can view further details about our accommodation villages and partner accommodation providers below. Including room types, contract lengths and accommodation fees.

We support students with disabilities and accessibility information for each residence is available on the Disabled Go University of Birmingham accommodation pages



Postgraduate accommodation

We know that finding that right place to live during your time studying at Birmingham is extremely important.  Our accommodation will allow you to enjoy your time with us in safe, welcoming and sociable surroundings.

We offer dedicated postgraduate accommodation in both the Pritchatts Park and Selly Oak villages, as well as a range of studios and apartments across a number of locations. Please view each Village’s pages for further details about the accommodation types and fees, as well as our general guide to accommodation.

It is important to note that students who currently live in the UK are not guaranteed a room in our postgraduate accommodation although you can still apply. The Postgraduate Guarantee Scheme guarantees a place in university or partner accommodation to all first year postgraduate international and non-UK/EU students providing you have applied before 31 July 2016. You can find out more information about this on our page about our guarantee schemes.

We support students with disabilities and accessibility info for each hall is available on the Disabled Go University of Birmingham accommodation pages – and from each specific halls page below.

Also see the fees and funding page for more information on managing your finances at University.

You can find more images of our accommodation on our Flickr page.