University-managed Halls of Residence
We want you to enjoy living and studying in Plymouth, build life-long friendships and feel fully supported during your time with us. We offer a
great variety of halls to choose from which provide a safe and friendly environment for our students.
Your accommodation licence will be with the University, and our halls are provided in partnership with UPP, the UK’s leading provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure.
They provide and maintain the buildings while the University provides a range of support for you, including
social events to create great communities, welfare support and 24/7 security to help to keep you safe.
Our Halls of Residence are located on campus, or within the nearby Student Village – only a few minutes’ walk from both University facilities and the city centre!
Applications for September 2024
The Accommodation Portal is now open for applicants joining the University in September 2024.
We understand how important it is for new students to find the home that's right for them, so that's why we offer an Accommodation Guarantee. We guarantee to offer a place in Halls (either University-managed or with an accredited private halls provider) or in other suitable student accommodation to all new undergraduate students holding a firm offer who apply for their accommodation and are eligible under our
terms and conditions before 17:00 on 4 July 2024.
Please note: to make an application for a place in Halls, the University of Plymouth must be your first choice University. Once the Accommodation Portal opens, you will be sent an email inviting you to make an account and make your booking.
Prepaid catering package
Forget about cooking, food shopping and washing up this year, and enjoy the benefits of a flexible prepaid way to eat while studying at the University of Plymouth.
Enjoy sustainable, locally sourced, fresh food from a range of our award-winning campus cafes with our prepaid catered halls package. Available to those living in University-managed accommodation, this package spans over 35 weeks of the year, providing your breakfast and a two course dinner from Monday to Friday, excluding the Christmas break and Bank Holidays.
Living in the private sector
If university accommodation is not for you, the city of Plymouth offers a huge range of accommodation for students. Whether you're looking for purpose built student accommodation, student houses, flats or even homestays, there's something out there to meet all budgets – both in the city centre or surrounding areas.
University-managed Halls offer single person accommodation from September to July and are most popular with first year undergraduates. Summer stays are also available. Plymouth is a popular student city, so it's never too soon to start looking and secure your preferred property!
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The Student Accommodation Code
In our on-campus and Student Village halls of residence, we adhere to the Student Accommodation Code. The Student Accommodation Code has been designed to protect your rights to safe, good quality college accommodation, wherever you are studying, and to make sure you get the best out of your time living in university or college residences.