Knowing your budget will help you choose which halls of residence to apply for.

The below cost comparison will help you plan ahead with your finances.

Weekly halls of residence fees include:​

  • electricity, heating and water
  • regular cleaning
  • free WiFi access
  • personal possessions insurance​
Accommodation typeWeekly feeCatering creditAnnual fee
En-suite self-catering £129 - £143 Non​​e £5,031 - £5,577
En-suite self-catering (2-year courses) £129 - £143 None £5,838 - £6,006
Standard self-catering £100 None £3900
Standard self-catering​ (2-year courses) £100 None £4200

Please note these fees are for 2023-24, prices may change for 2024-25.

Additional costs to consider

In addition to the weekly hall fees, you'll need to consider the following.

TV licence

A TV licence costs £157.50 for the year or you can pay quarterly if you prefer.

The University, your parents and friends that live in halls of residence do not cover you.

Find out more on the TV Licensing website.

Personal goods

It's up to you how much you spend on personal items such as toothpaste, shampoo ​and shower gel.

Setting yourself a budget will help you know how much you can spend when you need them.​