Living here

Want to know something about living in University accommodation? Check out our information below, speak with your Customer Services team or get in touch with us on social media.

Contact information

Need to get in touch? Check out our list of contact information for a variety of teams and departments, including Customer Services, health services, maintenance and more! 

Find out about getting in touch

Residence Life

Residence Life is here to support and enhance your experience in University accommodation. Whether you're interested in picking up a new hobby, learning a new skill, or are looking for support - Residence Life has you covered.

View the Residence Life website

Cafes & Bars

There's lots of great places to eat and drink across the University campus, including locations where you can use the GeniUS loyalty app to gain points for every pound you spend. 

View Cafes & Bars

Cleaning, bins and recycling

Cleaning and recycling will be different depending on where you live, make sure to check this page to find out what happens where you live. 

Find out about cleaning and recycling

Getting out and about

Sheffield is an amazing city with lots to see and do, it also has great public transport links and is popular with cyclists. 

Find out about getting around Sheffield

Heating in the residences

How the heating operates will vary depending on your residence, use the link below to find out how yours operates.

Find out more about heating

Internet and post

You'll have access to internet at all the residences, and across the university buildings. Provisions for post will vary with each residence, use the link below to find out what happens where you live.

Find out more about post and internet


All residences, except family properties, will have access to a launderette for clothes washing. All launderettes are operated by Circuit Laundry who have lots of helpful information available for using the facilities.

Find out more about launderettes


It's important that you let us know if something isn't quite right in your accommodation, this allows us to fix the problem. There are several ways to report a maintenance issue depending on where you live.

Find out about maintenance requests


Living in the residences means being part of a larger community, which means being respectful of others concerning noise. 

Find out about noise in the residences

Safety and Security

There are dedicated University security teams that patrol the residences, who are available 24/7 should you need assistance. 

Find out more about staying safe in your accommodation

Visitors and hotels

If you have family coming to visit, we have two convenient on-site hotels available for your guests. 

Find out about our hotels

Welfare and wellbeing

The Residence Life team are here to support you during your stay in University accommodation, whatever your concerns, they will be able to help and signpost.

Find out about welfare and wellbeing support 

Working out

The Residences Fitness Suite is free for all students living in University accommodation to use, plus Allen Court has their own on-site gym for their residents.

Find out about the Fitness Suite and Gym