Move to a new room or residence

We know how important it is to be happy about where you live, and we want to make sure you have a great experience living in our university accommodation. You can apply to move rooms or seek support from your Residential Life team.

Get support

We understand that you may feel unhappy in your room but want to assure you that there is support and help available. Speak to the team at your Student Support Centre if you are finding it hard to settle in.

Request a transfer

You can apply for a transfer by logging into the accommodation portal and selecting 'Apply for a room transfer' from the menu bar. You must complete a short application to request a transfer.

The application is open from 12 noon on Friday to 9 am on Monday each week. You must be up to date with your rent payments to be eligible to transfer rooms.

Final round of transfers – teaching block 1 (TB1)

The final round of transfer applications for TB1 will be Friday 26 November 2021 to Monday 29 November 2021 (with final moves taking place Friday 3 December 2021 to Monday 6 December 2021).

Transfer reopens – teaching block 2 (TB2)

Transfer applications will reopen for TB2 on Friday 28 January 2022 to Monday 31 January 2022 (with the first moves taking place Friday 4 February 2022 to Monday 7 February 2022).

What happens next

If we can offer you a room transfer, we will send you an offer email by 5pm on Wednesday. The deadline to accept the offer is 5pm the next day (Thursday). You will need to move on the Saturday. We will charge an administrative cost of £45 to your account.

If we cannot offer you a room transfer, we will notify you on Wednesday and invite you to re-apply in the next round of applications.

Remember that we only have a limited number of available rooms, and that your Residential Life Team is here 24/7 to support you with any difficulties you experience.

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