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Returning accommodation applications for the academic year 2024-25, are now open.

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When you fill in your application form, list your choice of locations in order of preference. Do not select any type of room you're not prepared to accept.

Benefits of living on campus

  • All your bills included
  • 24-hour security
  • Live with friends*
  • Essex Sport silver membership included**
  • Undergraduate Athlete Village**
  • Undergraduate Volunteer Square**
  • Undergraduate Essex Start Up Square**
  • Close to academic buildings, lectures, and on-campus events
  • 39-week (Colchester) and 42-week (Southend) tenancy for undergraduates to suit term time
  • 50-week tenancy for postgraduates to suit term time
  • Reliability and comfort in official accommodation
  • Chance to win your accommodation
  • And much more!

*Living with friends cannot be guaranteed but is taken into consideration when allocating.

**Only applicable in Colchester accommodation.

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