Colchester rent charges

Please note that contract lengths vary in line with course dates. Postgraduate courses are normally 50 weeks and undergraduate courses are normally 39 weeks, however some courses start earlier or finish later than others. Please check your offer letter for details of your course duration. If your course takes place in Southend, see our Southend rent charges.

Applicable for all new students from April 2016.

    • North Towers = £88.20 per week
    • South Towers = £76.93 per week
    • Wolfson Court = £92.89 per week
    • The Houses = £122.64 per week
    • South Courts = £135.38 per week
    • University Quays = £123.69 per week
    • University Quays Large Ensuite =£137.83 per week
    • The Meadows - non-ensuite = £131.39 per week
    • The Meadows - ensuite = £140.98 per week
    • Houses Doubles = £146.02 per week
    • South Courts Doubles= £146.02 per week
    • University Quays Doubles = £151.90 per week
    • Permanent Twin = £146.02 per week (£73.01 per person)

Full Year Rental Examples

39 week contract minimum £3,000.27 - maximum £5,498.22.

50 week contract minimum £3,846.50 - maximum £7,049.00

Vacation accommodation

Before you book short stay and vacation accommodation you can view our booking rates (.pdf).

Applicable for all new students from April 2017.

  • North Towers = £90.86 per week
  • South Towers = £79.24 per week
  • Wolfson Court = £95.69 per week
  • The Houses = £126.35 per week
  • The Houses - Refurbed = £128.17
  • The Maltings - bronze ensuite = £138.04 per week
  • South Courts = £139.51 per week
  • University Quays = £128.17 per week
  • University Quays Large Ensuite = £140.14 per week
  • The Meadows - non-ensuite = £135.80 per week
  • The Meadows - ensuite = £143.36 per week
  • South Courts Doubles= £150.64 per week
  • University Quays Doubles = £154.56 per week
  • Permanent Twin = £168.00 per week (£84.00 per person)

Full Year Rental Examples

39 week contract minimum £3,090.36 - maximum £5,591.04.

50 week contract minimum £3,962.00 - maximum £7,168.00.

Self-contained apartments

  • Self-contained standard apartment type A = £160.16 per week
  • Self-contained standard apartment type B = £172.20 per week
  • Self-contained standard apartment type C = £184.45 per week
  • Self-contained premium apartment type C1 = £205.10 per week
  • Self-contained standard apartment type D = £187.74 per week
  • Self-contained premium apartment type D1 = £208.32 per week

Check our our self-contained apartments for further information.

Part-year Essex abroad students

Students who opt to study for part of the year, such as EU Exchange students, are eligible to apply for University accommodation. The weekly rent charged, however, will be higher than for students who are accommodated for the full year to take account of the periods when the rooms are not let.

  • North Towers= £95.34 per week
  • South Towers = £83.16 per week
  • The Houses = £132.65 per week
  • South Courts = £146.44 per week
  • University Quays = £134.54 per week
  • The Meadows - non-ensuite = £142.59 per week
  • The Meadows - ensuite = £150.50 per week
  • Quays premium ensuite= £147.14
  • All Doubles= £158.13 (Quays £162.26)