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These answers relate to Bedford and Luton on-campus accommodation. If you are studying at our Aylesbury campus view the relevant Q&As here
You must first apply for a course. Once you have received a place and a course offer letter you can then apply for University of Bedfordshire endorsed accommodation at the Student Village or Liberty Park via our application portal.
All fees and monthly payments include all utility bills, free internet access and contents insurance.
Yes. The University, through Endsleigh Insurance, provides basic contents insurance which includes cover for your laptops and mobile devices up to £4,000.
We will refund you the £200 booking fee providing the relevant Accommodation Office receives your cancellation in writing 14 days after signing your contract. After this date the booking fee is non-refundable.
Free internet access is included at the Student Village and Liberty Park.
Accommodation is allocated on a first come, first served basis. Apply early and you will have the best chance of getting one of your three choices. If you're joining during the February/March term accommodation will be allocated depending on availability.
Yes, make sure you tell us during your application who you would like to live with and have their student number to hand. This is on a first come, first served basis so please complete your application as soon as possible.
No. All rooms are designed for single occupancy only and we are unable to provide accommodation for couples or families.
The University have some accommodation for students with disabilities. Please contact our Disability Advisers in the first instance to discuss your specific requirements. If you need special consideration because of a medical condition we may ask you to provide a supporting letter from your doctor. Please include any information you can on your application.
You need to bring bedding, cooking, eating and cleaning utensils. The Student Village has its own Village Shop where you can buy all your essentials online during your application and they will be ready for when you arrive. Watch this video for tips on what you need when moving in.
Yes, but all electrical appliances must have an up to date 'PAT' (Portal Appliances Test) certificate / labelling (less than 12 months old). A qualified electrician or domestic appliance engineer can carry out the test and issue a safety certificate.
No. Pets are not allowed in the Student Village or Liberty Park.
There is limited parking available. Permits can be purchased in advance.
Limited parking for Luton accommodation students is available Lea Halls. Apply via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
No, but you can bring your own TV, although we cannot guarantee good reception. You will also need to have a TV licence.
It's best to move in over the 'key weekend' which is usually in September. Staff will be there to welcome you and help you settle in to your accommodation. We will send your more information closer to the time.
Payments are made online at the time of your booking. Rent is paid in three termly payments. You pay the deposit to secure your accommodation and then the first rent instalment must be paid before you move in to your accommodation. The second and third instalments are scheduled to coincide with your student loan payments.
Yes, during your application you will be asked to sign a contact for a minimum of 42 weeks. This is a legally-binding document and you will be held to this unless a student who is not already in student accommodation can be found to take over your room for the remaining period. You will be able to read the contract online before you accept the offer.
You will be given the opportunity to change rooms (subject to availability) once the initial settling-in period is over, at the end of October. Administration charges apply.
A cleaning contractor cleans the communal areas and the grounds of the accommodation. Students are responsible for their rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and all communal areas within the flat.