Our accommodation guarantee
Living in University accommodation is a great way to settle into your life as a student at the University of Sheffield and whether you are a Home, International, Undergraduate or Postgraduate student, as long as you meet a few conditions you are guaranteed accommodation.
2017-18 guarantee conditions
|Undergraduate First Year Students||
You are guaranteed accommodation if you made The University of Sheffield your firm choice through UCAS or you chose to join The University through insurance, clearing or adjustment. Depending on which route you chose will depend on how you apply and what type of accommodation you are allocated to. Please read the guarantee in full before applying for accommodation.
If you make The University of Sheffield your firm choice through UCAS, you are guaranteed a study bedroom in University owned or partnership accommodation provided you meet all the conditions below:-
If you apply to study at The University of Sheffield through insurance, clearing or adjustment or failed to meet the deadline dates above you are guaranteed a study bedroom in University owned or partnership accommodation provided:
New for 2017 - deadline to apply for University accommodation has now been extended to 31 August 2017 for all Postgraduate students who have been offered a place at The University of Sheffield.
Make sure that you apply for University accommodation by 31 August to guarantee somewhere to live when you arrive in September. We can't wait to have you with us!
All postgraduate (PGT & PGR) students are guaranteed accommodation in University owned or partnership accommodation provided:
|All Study Abroad students and Full academic year ERASMUS students||
If you are a Study Abroad Programme student coming to Sheffield for a full academic year or one semester, or an Erasmus student coming to Sheffield for a full academic year you are guaranteed a single occupancy student bedroom in University or Partnership accommodation if you apply no later than 31 July 2017.
|Students not guaranteed accommodation||
Not all students are guaranteed accommodation and it is therefore important that you read the guarantee in full.
Erasmus programme students
Erasmus programme students who require accommodation for only one semester are not guaranteed accommodation. A limited number of study bedrooms are available and if you wish to apply, applications must be submitted prior to the 31 July 2017.
Students with family members
Students with family members can apply to live in one of our family properties, but accommodation is not a guarantee and is popular so you need to plan in advance of arrival if you are coming with family/partners to study.
If we are not able to offer you University accommodation we will support you in finding suitable accommodation for your family in Sheffield.
General information relating to the guarantee and subsequent offer of accommodation