Accommodation for Study Abroad students

Information for Study Abroad students about how to apply for University accommodation for Semester 1 (September entry) or Semester 2 (January entry) only.

Our accommodation guarantee

  • Direct enrol (non-exchange) students are guaranteed an offer of a place in University accommodation for both September and January entry, if you apply by the deadline.
  • Exchange students from institutions outside of Europe are guaranteed an offer for September entry, if you apply by the deadline. We cannot guarantee an offer for January entry but we aim to place as many students as possible in a university residence or support you in finding private accommodation.
  • Exchange students from our European partners are not guaranteed an offer for September or January but are still welcome to apply. If we cannot provide a place in a University residence we will support you in finding private accommodation.

University accommodation tenancy dates

SemesterTenancy dates
Semester 1 (September entry) 17 September 2022 - 21 January 2023
Semester 2 (January entry) 25 January 2023 - 10 June 2023

For Semester 2 students who are offered University accommodation 

Semester 2 students who are offered University accommodation will be asked to arrive no later than 17 January 2023, as an orientation session is scheduled for 18 January 2023.

We will do our utmost to find alternative temporary accommodation for Semester 2 students for the period of 17 January – 25 January 2023. This might be in University accommodation already vacated by Semester 1 students, or accommodation in a nearby hotel. 


Key application dates

Student typeSemesterApplication datesOffer date
Direct enrol (non-exchange) students

Semester 1

1 March – 30 June 2022

12 July 2022, if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation.

Semester 2

16 November – 5 December 2022

14 December 2022.

Exchange students from institutions outside of Europe  Semester 1 1 March – 30 June 2022

12 July 2022, if your offer of study was unconditional when you applied for accommodation.

Semester 2 16 November – 5 December 2022

14 December 2022. An offer is not guaranteed.

Exchange students from our European partners Semester 1 19 August – 31 August 2022 From 31 August 2022, subject to availability. An offer is not guaranteed.
Semester 2 16 November – 5 December 2022

14 December 2022. An offer is not guaranteed.


How to apply

Information about how to apply, when offers are made, and how to pay can be found on the Accommodation for Semester 2 only page


Finding private rented accommodation

For students who are not guaranteed an offer of University accommodation, we recommend that you look for accommodation in the private sector as a priority. 

For detailed resources and house hunting tips, please see our Finding private rented accommodation page.

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