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Student accommodation fees and contracts

Here you can find our student accommodation fees for the 2022/23 academic year. For previous year's fees, visit the accommodation portal.

Contracts

You’ll sign a contract with us when you accept a room in our halls of residence.

We offer  three different contract lengths:  38 week, 40 week or 51 weeks. Some contract lengths are only available for certain rooms or halls. Your contract options will be shown to you when you apply for accommodation.

Contract dates for 2022-23 are shown below.

  • 38 week – 24 September 2022 to 17 June 2023
  • 40 week – 24 September 2022 to 1 July 2023
  • 51 week – 24 September 2022 to 16 September 2023

Most undergraduates need a 38 or 40 week contract, and most postgraduates need a 51 week contract. You cannot change to a shorter contract after you accept your accommodation offer. You can book summer accommodation with us if you need to stay longer.

Fees

Self-catered rooms

If you live in a self-catered room, you'll be responsible for preparing all your own meals.

Archers Road

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard en-suite room £145.25 40 week

City Gateway

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard en-suite room £177.87 40 week, 51 week
Enhanced studio flat £225.12 40 week, 51 week
1 bed flat for couples or families £269.71 51 week
2 bed flat for couples or families £349.37 51 week

Glen Eyre

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard shared bathroom £121.03 40 week, 51 week
Enhanced shared bathroom £145.25 40 week
Enhanced plus shared bathroom £161.21 40 week
Standard en-suite room £177.87 40 week, 51 week
Enhanced en-suite room £192.01 40 week
Standard studio flat £214.41 51 week
Enhanced studio flat £225.12 51 week
1 bed flat for couples or families £235.62 51 week

Highfield Hall

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard studio flat £214.41 40 week

Mayflower

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard en-suite room £177.87 38 week, 51 week
Enhanced en-suite room £192.01 40 week, 51 week
Standard studio flat £214.41 40 week, 51 week
Enhanced studio flat £225.12 40 week, 51 week
1 bed flat for couples or families £269.71 40 week, 51 week

Wessex Lane

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Enhanced shared bathroom £121.03 40 week, 51 week
Enhanced plus shared bathroom £161.21 40 week
Standard en-suite room £161.21 40 week
Enhanced en-suite room £177.87 40 week
Standard studio flat £214.41 40 week

Erasmus Park

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard en-suite room £137.76 40 week, 51 week

Part-catered rooms

If you live in a part-catered room, breakfast and a main meal will be provided on weekdays during term time. Brunch is also provided on Saturdays, and lunch is provided on Sundays.

Highfield Hall

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard shared bathroom with washbasin £172.06 40 week
Standard en-suite room £200.55 40 week

Wessex Lane

Room type Weekly cost Available contracts
Standard shared bathroom without washbasin £159.25 40 week
Standard shared bathroom with shared basin £165.27 40 week
Standard shared bathroom with wash basin £172.06 40 week
Standard en-suite room £214.41 40 week

Paying your fees

You’ll pay for your accommodation in instalments. These are charged at the start of each term.

The 2021/22 payment dates are:

  • 11 October 2021
  • 10 January 2022
  • 25 April 2022
  • 1 July 2022*

The 2022/23 payment dates are:

  • 10 October 2022
  • 9 January 2023
  • 24 April 2023
  • 1 July 2023*

*51 week contracts only

Included in your fees

Your accommodation fees include:

  • all your utility bills (gas, electricity, water)
  • wi-fi and high-speed internet connection
  • Unilink bus pass for Southampton halls
  • 24-hour support and services
  • 24-hour security
  • on-site facilities, including common rooms and communal computers
  • basic contents insurance

Insurance for your belongings

Your accommodation fees include basic contents insurance. You can find out what’s included on our insurance provider’s website.

You’ll need to arrange your own insurance for any items not covered by this basic policy.

Things to bring with you

You can find out what furniture your room will have, and what kitchen or kitchenette facilities you’ll share on your hall page. We also have an information page about what items to bring to University.

Help paying for accommodation

Student loans can include a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan to help you pay for university accommodation and your living costs. 

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply for a maintenance loan on our student loans page.

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