Application key dates

The accommodation application process can vary depending on your level of study or course. Dates and deadlines for accommodation applications for all student types can be found below. This table is best viewed on a desktop or tablet. 

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Student typeRegister on portal fromApplications open onApplications close on Guaranteed?Offer date
New undergraduate students who have firmly accepted their offer of study at Bristol before 30 June 2022. 1 February 2022 1 March 2022 30 June 2022 Yes, if guarantee terms are met.
  • 12 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation. 
  • 23 August 2022 if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation. 
New undergraduate students who have listed Bristol as their insurance choice.  1 August 2022 19 August 2022 31 August 2022 No
  • From 31 August 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed. 
New undergraduate students joining Bristol through clearing.  1 August 2022 19 August 2022 31 August 2022 No
  • From 31 August 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed. 
Undergraduate students re-joining the University after suspending or withdrawing studies during a previous academic year.  1 February 2022 22 February 2022 24 March 2022 No
  • 5 April 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed.  
New postgraduate students paying tuition fees at the overseas rate who have firmly accepted their offer of study before 30 June 2022.  1 February 2022 1 March 2022 30 June 2022 Yes, if guarantee terms are met.
  • 5 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation. 
  • Every Tuesday from 19 July 2022, if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation.
New postgraduate students paying tuition fees at the home rate. 1 August 2022 19 August 2022 31 August 2022 No
  • From 31 August 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed.
New postgraduate students joining the Aerosol Science PhD programme.   1 February 2022 1 March 2022  30 June 2022  Yes if guarantee terms are met.  
  • 5 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation. 
  • Every Tuesday from 19 July, if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation. 
Students joining the International Foundation Programme for the first time in September 2022.  1 February 2022 1 March 2022  30 June 2022  Yes, if guarantee terms are met. 
  • 12 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation. 
  • 23 August 2022 if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation. 
Current International Foundation Programme students (who have studied at Bristol) progressing from the 2021/22 IFP course to study their first year of their degree.  n/a  22 February 2022 24 March 2022 Yes, if guarantee terms are met. 
  • 5 April 2022.
September-entry Study Abroad exchange students from institutions outside Europe coming to Bristol for the full academic year or a single semester. 1 February 2022 1 March 2022  30 June 2022 Yes, if guarantee terms are met.
  • 12 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation.
  • 23 August 2022 if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation.
September-entry Study Abroad non-exchange students from institutions anywhere in the world coming to Bristol for the full academic year or single semester. 1 February 2022 1 March 2022 30 June 2022 Yes, if guarantee terms are met.
  • 12 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation.
  • 23 August 2022 if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation.
September-entry Study Abroad exchange students from institutions within Europe coming to Bristol for the full academic year or a single semester. 1 August 2022 19 August 2022 31 August 2022 No 
  • From 31 August 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed.
Students intercalating on an undergraduate course at Bristol. 1 February 2022 1 March 2022 30 June 2022 Yes, if guarantee terms are met.
  • 12 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation. 
  • 23 August 2022 if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation.
Students intercalating on a postgraduate course at Bristol paying tuition fees at the overseas rate. 1 February 2022 1 March 2022 30 June 2022 Yes, if guarantee terms are met. 
  • 5 July 2022 if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation. 
  • Weekly from 19 July 2022, if your offer of study was conditional on exam results when you applied for accommodation.
Students intercalating on a postgraduate course at Bristol paying tuition fees at the home rate. 1 August 2022 19 August 2022 31 August 2022 No
  • From 31 August 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed.
Current students who would like to re-apply for University accommodation for 2022/23 (returner accommodation).  n/a  22 February 2022 24 March 2022  No
  • 5 April 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed.  
Current students who would like to move into accommodation during the current academic year.  To apply to move in to accommodation during the academic year please visit our waiting list page. 
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