Applying for Accommodation

We guarantee a place in University accommodation to all first year undergraduates.

Student residences are single study bedrooms grouped in either houses or flats with a choice of en-suite or shared facilities.

Many feature communal living and dining areas, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to make new friends. They also include 24 hour security, internet access and utility bills making it easier for you to budget. Find out more.

How to Apply

You need to have a Conditional Firm (CF) or Unconditional Firm (UF) status to be able to apply for accommodation

All of our student accommodation is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you have a preference, apply as soon as you can.

Click here to apply.

Once you are given an accommodation offer remember to formally accept it by the deadline given, make your pre-payment to secure your place and carefully read your Student Accommodation Handbook

View bed sizes for each of our residences to help plan your future room. 

Private Accommodation

Looking, Living, Leaving is a student friendly guide about renting in the private sector.

It is important to think about the length of the contract, read the terms and conditions and make sure you have budgeted correctly when considering private accommodation.

Homestamp is an official source of accredited private accommodation in Canterbury.

Register with a GP

When moving to a new location you should register with a GP Practice close to where you live as soon as possible. Do not wait until you are ill.  You should register with a doctor here and not near your family home, as you will now spend most of your time here.

Click here to find your local GP service

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