Applications for accommodation 2016-17

Prospective undergraduates & postgraduates

Applications to live in University accommodation during the academic year 2016-17 will open at the end of March 2016. Please check this page again closer to the time for further details. 

To find out more about where you can live and what facilities are available while living in University accommodation, please click here to visit our 360 degree virtual tours.

Applications for accommodation 2015-16

Prospective undergraduates & postgraduates

Accommodation is still available for the current academic year. Those who are are seeking accommodation for the academic year 2015-16 should contact the Accommodation team at or on 0114 222 4488 (option 2).

Study Abroad and ERASMUS students - semester 2

If you are a Study Abroad or Erasmus student arriving in February 2016 for Semester 2, you can apply for University accommodation online now

Unfortunately accommodation is not guaranteed for ERASMUS students and any Study Abroad student who has not applied by 1 December 2015

ELTC students (starting in January and April)

If you are an ELTC student starting a course on 18 January or 11 April 2016 you can apply for University accommodation by downloading the Special Course Application form and returning it by email to the accommodation office.

Immigration and visa information

Students with families

If you are an international student with dependants and you are applying for visas at the same time to enter the UK for the first time, you will not need to show proof of accommodation. However, if you wish to bring a dependent over to the UK later on, you are advised to provide evidence of suitable accommodation, such as a tenancy agreement.

Single students

If you are coming to the UK as a single student, immigration regulations do not require you to provide details of accommodation prior to a Visa being issued. If you are advised that this is a requirement, please contact the Student Services Department immediately on: