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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​
  • food allowances depending on the type of accommodation
Accommodation typeWeekly feeCatering creditAnnual fee
En-suite self-catering £125 - £139 Non​​e £5,250 - £5,838
En-suite self-catering (2-year courses) £125 - £139 None £5,872.50 - £6,046.50
Standard self-catering £100 None £4,200
Standard self-catering​ (2-year courses) £100 None £4,350
Standard part-catered £126 £30 per week £5,040

Please note these fees are for 2021–22, prices may change for 2022–23.

Part-catered accommodation fees include a two-week rent break where students cannot stay in the room while the university is closed over the Christmas vacation period.

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.​