Returning students - Apply for accommodation

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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.

£400 cashback if you book returning accommodation with us in either Colchester or Southend for the 2024-25 academic year by 15 January 2024 (Terms and Conditions apply)!

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 tenancy for undergraduates to suit term time
  • 50-week tenancy for postgraduates to suit term time
  • Reliability and comfort in official 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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