At home in Hull Your guide to living on campus 2020 - University of Hull

 
At home in Hull Your guide to living on campus 2020 - University of Hull
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At home in Hull Your guide to living on campus 2020 - University of Hull
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  Live
  with us
Leaving home to start student life can be challenging as
well as exciting. So knowing we’ve got a fantastic room on
campus for you is a major box ticked. When you choose to
study at the University of Hull, you have a wide range of
great value and impressive living styles to suit you.
Whatever you choose, you’re guaranteed a great location as all of our rooms are located
right here on campus – you can’t get more convenient than that.
Of course, it’s helpful to actually see the different types of accommodation before you make
a decision. So, if you haven’t already been to one of our applicant days or open days, come
along and we’ll be happy to show you around. Just go to hull.ac.uk to find out more and
book. Or if you want to come and have a look around, contact us on rooms@hull.ac.uk.
In the meantime, you can check out what’s available in this guide, and if you have any
questions feel free to drop us a line. We look forward to welcoming you in September 2020.

Plan your Open Day

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Hull, HU6 7EL                                                                                   Go to virtualtour.hull.ac.uk
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 Contents
                                                   Live with us..................................................................................... 4
 10                                                Experience more........................................................................... 8

                                                   10 reasons to choose university accommodation.......... 10

                                                   Hull, your new home..................................................................12

                  Why choose
                                                   Making and living with friends. ..............................................14
                  university
                  accommodation                    Safe as houses.............................................................................. 16

                                                   What to consider......................................................................... 18
 20                                                What to look for........................................................................... 18

                                                   Westfield Court. . ......................................................................... 20

                                                   The Courtyard. . ............................................................................26

                                                   Taylor Court.. . ...............................................................................28

                                                   Contract dates and accommodation fees......................... 30
                    Westfield Court

Policies............................................................................................ 32       26
How to apply for accommodation........................................ 34

What to bring................................................................................36

After your first year...................................................................38
                                                                                                                                 The Courtyard

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                       What to bring                            After your first year

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                           Experience
                           more
                         More life. More time. More facilities. More friends.
                         More options. More fun.
                         To experience university life fully, nothing beats living on campus where you can enjoy convenience
                         and a sense of community. Our on-campus accommodation sits at the heart of university life and
                         is just a short walk from teaching rooms, labs, our library, sports facilities, students’ union and a
                         fantastic range of eateries, allowing you to make the most of your study and leisure time.
                         Whatever subject you or your friends are studying, your lives will revolve around our single-site
                         campus, which just keeps getting better thanks to our continuous programme of investment.
                         Even though our campus has the laid-back atmosphere of a leafy, secluded site, it’s actually located
                         in a vibrant, student-orientated area – only two miles from the city centre. That brings an extra
                         dimension to your student life as you explore everything Hull has to offer.
                         It’s easy to feel at home here, and it tends to happen quickly.

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 10 reasons to
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                                                                                                           Convenient instalments
                                                                                                           Accommodation fees are paid in

 choose University
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                                                                                                           instalments in October, January
                                                                                                                                                          Safe as houses
                                                                                                           and April and coincide with
                                                                                                   student loan payments. You can also                     Round-the-clock help and support

 accommodation                                                                                     choose to pay monthly.                                  is available should you need it.
                                                                                                                                                           We’re here to offer practical help
                                                                                                                                                 and advice, but also emotional support too.
                                                                                                                                                 So whether you’ve lost your key or you’re

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                                                                                                                        Fantastic                feeling homesick, we’ll be there to help.
                                                                                                                        facilities

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         Guaranteed accommodation                             Free Wi-Fi                                                 We continually

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                                                                                                                         invest in our
         If you’re a new, full-time                           All of our on campus
                                                                                                                accommodation to provide
                                                                                                                                                           Student experience
         unaccompanied student, and you                       accommodation includes up to
         apply for accommodation by 1st                                                                         a quality living experience                 You’ll meet people from diverse
                                                              150mbps free WiFi. #StayConnected
  October, we guarantee you a room that’s                                                                       and top-notch facilities.                   cultural and social backgrounds,
  owned, in partnership or directed by the                                                                      We’re proud to offer some of                and university accommodation
  University.                                                                                                   the most desirable student       is a great place to make new friends. Our

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                                                                                                                accommodation in the region.     advice is get involved.
                                                                        Hassle-free
                                                                        We take care of the

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                                                                        fiddly bits, so you can
                         A responsible landlord

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                                                                        concentrate on the                  Low living
                                                              important stuff like settling in,
                                                                                                                                               Location, location, location
                       We take our responsibilities as                                                      costs
                       a landlord seriously. You can          making friends and getting to                                                    All of our accommodation is on campus,
                       relax in the knowledge that our        lectures. Contents insurance,                  Students living                   placing you at the heart of the action
              accommodation is of a good standard,            internet and utility bills are all             in Hull are                       where you can make the most of every
              that repairs will be carried out, and our       included in your rent with all of    experiencing the best                       minute of university life.
              homes are safe and secure. We comply            our properties.                      value for money in the UK
              with the UUK code of practice.                                                       according to NatWest’s
                                                                                                   Student Living Index
                                                                                                   2018, and there is a range
                                                                                                   of accommodation to suit
                                                                                                   different budgets.

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Hull,
your new
home
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 Making and living
 with friends
Starting university is a big adventure but we know that
it can also feel pretty scary too. It’s natural to worry
that you won’t know anyone but our accommodation
is designed specifically with students in mind and is
the ideal place to meet people.

University accommodation isn’t just for individual applicants though, we have
plenty of options for group bookings too. Perhaps you already know people
starting uni at the same time as you and would like to live together. Or maybe
you’d like to stay living on campus in your second and third years with all the
amazing friends you’ll meet when you arrive. From shared flats to campus
houses, we can accommodate groups of 4 to 11, giving you the opportunity to
stay on our vibrant campus for your whole time at university if you wish.
All of this is manageable through our easy online booking system
– just select the friendship group option and choose the same
location and flat.

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 Safe as houses
All of our accommodation complies with the
Student Accommodation Code, which was
developed by Universities UK and GuildHE.
The code protects your right to safe, good-quality
accommodation and makes sure you get the best out of your
time living at university. To find out more, go to thesac.org.uk.
All on-campus accommodation benefits from 24hr security
available at a moment’s notice. The campus is also patrolled 24/7.

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                                                                                               Postgraduate students
 What to consider                                                                              We recognise that postgraduate and PhD students have different needs to undergraduates. That’s
                                                                                               why we dedicate a proportion of all our on-campus accommodation for use by single postgraduate
                                                                                               students. Reserved postgraduate accommodation includes standard and deluxe en-suite rooms,
When choosing where to live,                    If you require a more peaceful living space,   studio apartments, rooftop apartments and campus houses. Rooms are typically self-catered and
                                                quiet blocks will be available on campus in    operate on a 51-week contract.
you should think about your                     both Westfield Court and The Courtyard.
course commitments and how                      Please check on booking for confirmed          Courses starting mid-session
they might affect which type                    location. Residents are required to comply
                                                                                               If you’re starting your course at a time of the year other than September 2020, please contact us for
                                                with terms and conditions set out when
of accommodation will be best                   they apply. We also have a number of other
                                                                                               accommodation advice, preferably at least four weeks before you arrive. You can get in touch via
                                                                                               email at rooms@hull.ac.uk or by calling us on +44 (0)1482 466042.
suited to you.                                  quieter areas but you should note that it is
                                                the responsibility of residents within these
Nursing students will require a longer          blocks to keep noise to a minimum and be
contract of 51 weeks, which is available        respectful of their neighbours.
across all our on-campus accommodation.
                                                                                               Adapted accommodation
If you’re spending a year away as part of
                                                                                               If you need an adapted property, there are a number of options open to you:
your course — whether studying abroad or
on an industrial placement — you should
get in touch with us for advice in December                                                    Westfield Court                        page 20      Taylor Court                            page 28
if you’re due to return the following                                                          19 accessible rooms available.                      24 ground-floor en-suite bedrooms with
September.                                                                                                                                         ramped access available. En-suites include
                                                                                               The Courtyard                          page 26      a raised shower tray, toilet and basin. Some
                                                                                                                                                   rooms have adaptations and can be fitted
                                                                                               Six accessible rooms available.
                                                                                                                                                   with grab rails and shower seats on request.
                                                                                                                                                   Cottingham House has a deaf alerter installed.
                                                                                                                                                   There’s no lift access in Taylor Court.

 What to look for
Over the next few pages we’ll                    Icons
tell you more about our different                        Free WiFi
types of accommodation. To                               (up to 100mbps)

help you narrow down your
                                                         Wheelchair access
options, we’ve included some
icons so you can see key
                                                         Self-catered
features at a glance.
                                                         En-suite

  Wheelchair access varies across sites.
  Please visit our accommodation if you have specific needs. Or visit
  www.disabledgo.com and search accommodation in Hull campus

                                                                                               Westfield Court

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 Westfield Court
Stylish, contemporary campus living
Our new multi-million pound development on the west of campus offers
a mixture of high quality, self-catered rooms for 1,462 students. Alongside
the accommodation, an urban green and avenue offer a range of facilities
including a 24-hour reception, laundrette, amazing social spaces and
beautiful outdoor areas.

Accommodation                                        En-suite bedrooms
Designed for modern student living, the              Standard en-suite room in cluster flat (3-8
spacious, contemporary accommodation caters          occupants)
to all budget – from flats with shared kitchen
                                                     The standard en-suite rooms are arranged into
facilities and bedrooms with shared bathrooms
                                                     flats and share a fully equipped kitchen, living
or en-suites, to studio apartments and one-
                                                     and dining area with a TV. Each bedroom is
bedroom flats. You’ll have everything you
                                                     equipped with a 4ft double bed, fitted furniture;
need to make yourself at home with modern
                                                     double wardrobe, shelving, workstation,
appliances and contemporary furniture and
                                                     noticeboards and an en-suite bathroom.
ample storage and shelving.
                                                     Deluxe en-suite room in cluster flat
Bedrooms with a shared bathroom                      (4 – 10 occupants)
4 bed flat with shared bathroom                      Deluxe en-suite rooms have everything that the
The 4 bed flat features a shared kitchen             large en-suite does, plus they’re larger in size
complete with all the kitchen appliances you         and have a comfy chair and a side table.
need including fridge freezer, oven, hob, toaster,   Studio apartments and 1 bed
kettle and microwave, a lounge and dining area
                                                     apartments
with TV, plus a bathroom is shared between two
occupants. The bedrooms are equipped with            Studio apartment (small, medium and large)
a 4ft bed and contemporary furniture and are
                                                     Each studio has its own private kitchenette and
ideal for students wishing to share with fewer
                                                     en-suite. Studios have ample storage space and
people.
                                                     are fully fitted with a double bed, workstation
6-8 bed flat with shared bathroom                    with desk and chair, breakfast bar and stools,               Rachel felt right at home at
The 6-8 bed flat is similar to the 4 bed flat but
                                                     wardrobe, vanity unit and seating area. The                  Westfield Court
                                                     studio is ideal for students who would like their
rooms are, on average, a little smaller and the
                                                     own facilities while also benefitting from the        “I couldn’t feel more at home! My
shared kitchen, lounge and dining area are used
                                                     communal spaces provided.
by more people. A bathroom is shared between                                                               room is nice, the kitchen is perfect
two occupants.                                       1 bed apartment                                       and the staff are really helpful and
                                                     The 1 bed apartments provide a separate               friendly. I’d recommend Westfield
                                                     bedroom with a double bed, wardrobe and large         Court to anyone moving away from
                                                     vanity unit with an adjoining en-suite. There’s a     home for the first time.”
                                                     fully fitted kitchenette, dining area, work station
                                                     and lounge space.                                     Rachel Johnson
                                                                                                           BA Drama and Theatre Practice

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Indicative room layouts and fittings

 Small                   One-bedroom flat                        Standard en-suite      Deluxe en-suite
 studio flat             29 – 32m2                               12.2 – 16m2            16 – 17.25m2
 17.82 – 17.85m2
                         Average 30.64m2                         Average 12.73m2        Average 16.56m2
 Medium studio
 flat
 19.89 – 20.17m2

 Large studio flat                                                                                                  Need to know
 20.21 – 20.32m2
 Comes with easy
 chair and table                                                                                             1,462 students

                                                                                                             Fees: £130 – £210 per week

                                                                                                             41, 43 and 51 week contracts
                      Shared four-bed flat   6 - 8 bed flat with shared WC           Campus houses with
                      12.5 – 13m2            9.6 – 11.5m2                            shared WC 10.7 – 12m2
                      Average 12.60m2        Average 10.67m2                         Average 11.01m2         On campus

                                                                                                             Postcode HU6 7EL

                                                                                                             For contract dates and fees, see page 30.

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                                                                                                      Welcome to Westfield Court
 Social spaces
 Westfield Court has been designed to ensure you have a great student experience. There are
 plenty of spaces to study, socialise and relax. You’ll find a games room for playing pool, table
 tennis and retro computer games and two bookable music practice rooms. A big screen room,
 student lounge and study hub are also included, so there’s plenty of opportunity to be part of the
 thriving student community.

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                                                                                                               PANKHURST – Six-bed cluster flats with
                                                                                                       A                                                          H         SINGH – Standard en-suites. Deluxe en-suites.
                                                                                                               shared WC. Standard en-suites.
                                                                                                               SEACOLE – Standard en-suites.                                MILL – Eight-bed cluster flats with shared WC.
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                                                                                                               Six-bed cluster flats with shared WC.                        Standard en-suites.
                                                                                                               DOUGLASS – Shared four-bed flats. Standard
                                                                                                       E                                                          J         JACKSON – Campus houses with shared WC
                                                                                                               en-suites. Studio flats.

                                                                                                       F       PAUL – Standard en-suites. Deluxe en-suites.       K         WATKINS – Standard en-suites.

                                                                                                               KAMENY – Standard en-suites.                                 PARKS – En-suite studio flats,
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                                                                                                               One-bedroom flats.                                           Standard en-suites.

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 The Courtyard
Modern, bright, central
Standard and deluxe rooms                          Social space
All bedrooms are en-suite with large beds and      There’s plenty of space to relax with friends,
modern, bright interiors. You’ll have plenty of    including comfy lounges, a games room,
room for your things, with a good-size wardrobe,   and a multi-function room.
under-bed storage and ample shelving and
cupboards. There’s also a workstation. Deluxe      Cooking facilities
rooms are larger than standards, with extra
                                                   All the accommodation is self-catered, and each
storage, comfy chair and a TV point.
                                                   cluster flat of eight rooms shares a large kitchen/
Rooftop apartments                                 dining area that has four full-size fridges and
                                                   freezers, two cookers, microwave, kettle
Our 1 bed rooftop apartments feature outdoor       and toaster.
living space and impressive city views. Inside,
you’ll find a living/dining/kitchen area with      There’s also a bookable MasterChef-style kitchen
comfortable seating, a workstation and             where you can cook meals for your friends on
TV, plus plenty of fitted storage. Your kitchen    special occasions and enjoy them in the dining
comes with a microwave, kettle, fridge, freezer,   room next door. Ideal for small events or even
oven, hob and storage units. The en-suite          hosting your own Come Dine with Me night,
bedroom has a large bed, fitted wardrobe           or Great Student Bake Off.
and bedside cabinets.
                                                                                                                Need to know
                                                                                                         562 students

                                                                                                         Fees: £147 – £210 per week

                                                                                                         41, 43 and 51-week contracts
         Michelle felt secure in
         The Courtyard                                                                                   On campus
  “I lived in The Courtyard in my first year. Great
  security – feels very safe. Very spacious, staff                                                       Postcode: HU6 7DF
  across the whole of the accommodation are
  lovely, helpful people.”
  Michelle Whitton
  BA Marketing with Foundation Year

                                                                                                         For contract dates and fees, see page 31.

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 Taylor Court
Small, friendly, convenient
Taylor Court is the smallest of our on-campus accommodation
with just 288 residents. It’s ideally suited for those seeking a
small, friendly student community while still enjoying all the
benefits that come from being located right on campus. With just
24 residents in each block, getting to know your neighbours and
making friends couldn’t be easier.
Each flat of eight people shares a well-equipped     Taylor Court is a safe and secure environment,
kitchen and dining area that has everything you      with each block having its own keypad door
need to prepare your meals or just enjoy a chat      entry system.
and a coffee with your friends. Each kitchen
                                                     As well as being just minutes away from your
even has a washer dryer, so no trips to a central
                                                     lectures, the library, the students’ union, the
laundry area are needed.
                                                     sports centre and a great choice of cafés, you’ll
Bedrooms are all singles with en-suite facilities,   be just around the corner from the vibrant
and have large desks and good-sized wardrobes.       Newland Avenue where you’ll find everything
                                                     from coffee shops to the local nightclub.
Taylor Court is undergoing refurbishment with
some blocks benefiting from more modern                                                                           Need to know
décor and updated kitchen facilities. If you
choose one of the upgraded rooms, you’ll pay
slightly more and you should bear this in mind                                                            288 students
when budgeting.

                                                                                                          Fees: £125 – £135 per week

             Taylor Court was the perfect                                                                 43 and 51 week contracts
             location for Noureldin

      “I lived in Taylor Court in my first year                                                           On campus
      because I wanted to be as close as
      possible to the library. I had a very                                                               Postcode: HU6 7SX
      good experience and quickly made
      good friends with my flatmates.”
      Noureldin Noureldin
      MSc Marketing Management

                                                                                                         For contract dates, see page 31.

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 Accommodation fees
                                                                                               The Courtyard
                                                                                                                   CONTRACT

 and contract dates
                                                                                               ROOM TYPE                      WEEKLY PRICE    TOTAL PRICE CONTRACT DATES
                                                                                                                   LENGTH

                                                                                                                                                             41 weeks
                                                                                               1 bed               41 weeks        £210.00      £8,610.00
                                                                                                                                                          Saturday 19 September

For new undergraduates/postgraduates                                                           En-suite            41 weeks         £147.00
                                                                                                                                                          2020 to Saturday 3 July
                                                                                                                                                £6,027.00 2021 (check out in the
                                                                                                                                                          morning)

Westfield Court                                                                                1 bed               43 weeks        £210.00      £9,030.00 43 weeks

                                                                                               Deluxe en-suite     43 weeks         £154.98      £6,664.14 Saturday 19 September
                             CONTRACT                                                                                                                      2020 to Saturday 17 July
 ROOM TYPE                              WEEKLY PRICE    TOTAL PRICE CONTRACT DATES
                             LENGTH                                                                                                                        2021 (check out in the
                                                                                               En-suite            43 weeks         £147.00      £6,321.00
                                                                                                                                                           morning)
                                                                       41 weeks
                                                                                               En-suite            51 weeks         £147.00      £7,497.00 51 weeks
                                                                    Saturday 19 September
 En-suite                    41 weeks         £147.00     £6,027.00 2020 to Saturday 3 July    1 bed               51 weeks        £210.00      £10,710.00
                                                                                                                                                          Saturday 19 September
                                                                    2021 (check out in the                                                                2020 to Saturday 11
                                                                    morning)
                                                                                               Deluxe en-suite     51 weeks         £154.98     £7,903.98 September 2021 (check
                                                                                                                                                          out in the morning)
 6 – 8 bed cluster, shared
                             43 weeks         £129.99      £5,589.57
 bathroom

 En-suite                    43 weeks         £147.00      £6,321.00                           Taylor Court
 4 bed cluster, shared                                                 43 weeks
                             43 weeks         £135.03     £5,806.29
 bathroom                                                                                                          CONTRACT
                                                                     Saturday 19 September     ROOM TYPE                      WEEKLY PRICE    TOTAL PRICE CONTRACT DATES
                                                                                                                   LENGTH
 Campus house                43 weeks         £136.50     £5,869.50 2020 to Saturday 17 July
                                                                     2021 (check out in the    Refurbed en-suite   43 weeks         £135.03     £5,806.29 43 weeks
 Deluxe en-suite             43 weeks         £154.98      £6,664.14 morning)
                                                                                                                                                           Saturday 19 September
 Small studio                43 weeks         £170.03      £7,331.29
                                                                                                                                                           2020 to Saturday 17 July
                                                                                               Standard en-suite   43 weeks         £125.02      £5,375.86
 Medium studio               43 weeks         £179.97      £7,738.71                                                                                       2021 (check out in the
                                                                                                                                                           morning)
 Large studio                43 weeks         £189.98      £8,169.14
                                                                                                                                                             51 weeks
 1 bed flat                  43 weeks        £210.00      £9,030.00
                                                                                                                                                          Saturday 19 September
 Small studio                51 weeks         £170.03      £8,671.53                           Refurbed en-suite   51 weeks         £135.03     £6,886.53 2020 to Saturday 11
                                                                       51 weeks
 Medium studio               51 weeks         £179.97      £9,178.47                                                                                      September 2021 (check
                                                                      Saturday 19 September                                                               out in the morning)
 Large studio                51 weeks         £189.98      £9,688.98 2020 to Saturday 11
                                                                      September 2021 (check
 1 bed flat                  51 weeks        £210.00      £10,710.00
                                                                      out in the morning)
 En-suite                    51 weeks         £147.00          £7,497

 Deluxe en-suite             51 weeks         £154.98     £7,903.98

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Occupation of your room                               Undergraduate students                                 Continuing students                                   Who can’t we accommodate?
You’ll need to occupy your room by 9am on             We reserve a proportion of our rooms to                We actively encourage applications from               Unfortunately, we can’t provide accommodation
29 September 2020, unless prior arrangements          meet our guarantee of accommodation if you             continuing students and we have a growing             to the following groups and recommend private
have been made with us. Failure to do so will         apply by the end of October 2020. You’ll find,         community of continuing students living in our        sector accommodation:
result in us keeping you held to contract until       however, that your accommodation options               on-campus accommodation.
                                                                                                                                                                   • 	 Students with children, expectant mothers or
the room has been re-let.                             decrease over the application cycle. If demand
                                                                                                                                                                        students accompanied by their family
                                                      exceeds supply, we’ll offer anyone who we can’t        Local students
Allocation of places                                  permanently accommodate on arrival several                                                                   • Part-time and non-registered students
                                                                                                             If you live locally, you’re very welcome to apply
                                                      residence options, normally on a first-come,
We allocate places in our accommodation                                                                      for University accommodation. If you accept a         • Married couples
                                                      first-served basis.
equally between genders wherever possible.                                                                   residence contract with us but then decide to
Some residences have single-gender areas,                                                                    move back to your family home, you’ll be liable       • 	Students who fail to meet UKBA requirements
but most are mixed. Please note that guests           Postgraduate students                                  for the residence fees (unless we’re able to re-let       either before, or during, their course
of other residents and University staff of the        A number of places are reserved for postgraduate       the room).
opposite sex are likely to need access. If you        students in Westfield Court, The Courtyard and
have cultural, religious, medical, dietary or         Taylor Court. Once you’ve accepted your offer at       Mature students
other needs, you should consider whether a            the University, you’ll be sent an email inviting you
                                                                                                             A number of places in Westfield Court, The
mixed environment might pose difficulties for         to apply for accommodation.
                                                                                                             Courtyard, and Taylor Court are reserved for
you before applying.
                                                                                                             mature students.
Because all accommodation is self-catered,,           Exchange students
some students’ diets and stores of foodstuffs         We reserve a number of rooms for exchange
are likely to include meat, pork and alcoholic        students (both full-session and single-semester
drinks. It’s not possible to provide students with    applicants). In the event of demand exceeding
separate refrigerators, cooking utensils, dining      supply, students will be directed to alternative
areas or kitchens.                                    accommodation within the private sector.
If you would like more information or have any
questions, please contact our accommodation
office by emailing rooms@hull.ac.uk or calling
+44 (0)1482 466042.

Disabled students
Disabled students and those with declared,
medically certified health problems registered
with, and supported by, the University’s Disability
Services, are given first priority.
We integrate students with disabilities within
our general student community. The demand
for some types of accommodation is high and
may exceed supply. If you require a specific
type of accommodation due to a disability, we
encourage you to submit your application and
online questionnaire as soon as possible. The
questionnaire is part of the accommodation
application process and is assessed by the
University’s Student Wellbeing, Learning and
Welfare Support Service. In some cases we may
require supporting evidence.

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                                                                                                        Insurance applicants
 How to apply for                                                                                       When the accommodation process opens, applicants holding Hull as their insurance choice will be
                                                                                                        able to access the accommodation portal to express an interest in applying for accommodation.

 accommodation
                                                                                                        (Please note: at this stage you’ll not be able to apply for a specific type
                                                                                                        of accommodation.)
                                                                                                        Once you’ve accepted your offer at Hull (typically around A level results day) you’ll be sent an email
                                                                                                        inviting you to apply for accommodation through the accommodation portal. At this point you’ll be
                                                                                                        able choose and apply for accommodation from the list of available accommodation options. Your
Undergraduates applying via UCAS                                                                        application will be confirmed once you’ve accepted your residence contract online.
(with the exception of insurance applicants)
If you’ve selected Hull as your firm choice with UCAS, you’ll receive an email confirming when the      Hull York Medical School
accommodation application process opens.                                                                Once we know which applicants will be based at the Hull campus, we’ll contact you via email with
                                                                                                        information about how and when to apply.
This will be sent to the personal address as registered with UCAS, and will advise you how to use our
online service to apply for accommodation.
                                                                                                        Direct Entry (non-UK)
                                                                                                        Once we’ve been informed of your application to the University, we’ll send you an email inviting
                                                                                                        you to register for an account. Once this has been validated (which should take no longer than 48
                                                                                                        hours), you will receive a confirmation email and be able to view and apply
   ollow the email instructions provided to
  F                                                                                                     for your accommodation.
  activate your account
                                                                                                        Postgraduate applicants
                                                                                                        Once you’ve accepted your offer at the University of Hull, we’ll send you an email inviting you to
                                                                                                        apply for your accommodation. Applying for University accommodation means you won’t need to
  Choose the ‘apply for                                          Log in to the                          go through the Right to Rent checks.

  accommodation’ option                                          university of Hull
  to make your application                                       accommodation
                                                                 portal

                  Accept your
                  residence contract

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                                                                     BOOKS

 What to bring                                                                                                                   PERSONAL ITEMS
                                                                                                                                        to transform your room
When you arrive, you’ll find your room clean and ready to                                                                               into a home.
move into. All that’s left to do is add your bits and pieces
and make it nice and homely. Please note that we’re a
carbon conscious university, and actively encourage our
students to reuse and recycle their possessions wherever
possible.

It can be tempting to bring everything but the kitchen sink
when packing for university. But to save you from loading
your whole life into the car, here’s a list of the essentials:
                                                                 BED LINEN
                                                                 Duvet, duvet cover, pillows,
                                                                 pillow cases etc.

                                                                                                                         TOWELS

        TOILETRIES
        Toiletries and medicines (shampoo,
        shower gel, paracetamol etc)                                Your checklist:
                                                                      Bed linen (duvet, duvet cover,               Books
                                                                      pillows, pillow cases etc). Bedding
                                                                                                                   Toiletries and medicines
                                                                      packs are available to buy online
                                                                                                                   (shampoo, shower gel, paracetamol etc)
                                                                      at unikitout.com, along with a
                                                                      range of other uni essentials                Coat hangers
                      TOILET ROLL
                                                                      Food and drink supplies                      Laundry holder and detergent
                                                                                                                   (though detergent is already included
                                                                      Towels (bath and tea towels)                 at The Courtyard)

                                                                      Kitchen utensils (crockery, cutlery, pots,   Toilet roll
                                                                      pans, glasses etc)
                                                                                                                   Personal items to transform your room
                                                                      Laptop (don’t forget your charger)           into a home

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                          After your first year
                         University accommodation isn’t just for first years. Loads of our
                         second and third year students choose to stay on campus. And
                         here’s why ...
                         You can apply to live with a group of friends in our houses, flats and halls, and continue to enjoy all
                         the benefits that living in university accommodation brings: location, community and quality living.

                          Special offers exclusively                           A location that can’t be
                            for returners                                          beaten
                         We like to give our returning students a little        Any savy student knows that location is key to
                         welcome back gift, so you can expect some              getting the most from their study and free time.
                         great discounts and special offers.                    Stay at the heart of uni life with your lectures,
                                                                                the library, world-class sports facilities, the
                                 Live with friends                              students’ union and places to eat and drink all
                         There are loads of options available for friends       within a few minutes’ walk. Oh, and lie-ins. Don’t
                         wanting to live together, from fantastic flats to      forget the lie-ins!
                         terrific townhouses. Unlike in the private sector,
                         you’ll each have an individual tenancy and we
                                                                                £ Affordable
                         won’t hold you jointly liable if one of your friends   Don’t be fooled into thinking the private sector
                         doesn’t pay or decides to leave.                       is cheaper. Once you add on utility bills, internet
                                                                                services, contents insurance and travel, things
                                                                                really start to add up.

                                                                                     No nasty surprises
                                                                                We never charge an admin fee and there are no
                                                                                scary credit checks.

                         Once you’ve settled in, gotten to know your housemates and people on your course, and know
                         where you’d like to live and who with, we’ll be happy to chat with you about your options.

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The information contained in this booklet is for general information only. The information is provided
by the University of Hull and although we do our best to keep it up-to-date and correct, we make no
representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, about the completeness, accuracy,
reliability or availability of the information, products or services contained in the booklet for any purpose.

Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.

Without limiting the effect of the previous paragraph, we reserve the right to introduce changes to the
information in the booklet, including the addition, withdrawal, relocation or structuring of services.

To apply and find out more, go to hull.ac.uk

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