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.
New student rate for 2023-24
If you are a new student for 2023-24, you can now take advantage of our 3 year Southend Campus deal with the following rates:
University Square accommodation is perfectly placed to enjoy the many attractions and facilities Southend has to offer. There are seven houses around a central enclosed courtyard and each contain flats for eight to ten students, with shared kitchens.
Conveniently located just off the High Street
Two-minute walk from our Southend Campus
497 ensuite rooms, 64 studio flats and 1 self-contained flat
3 wheelchair adapted studios and 4 wheelchair adapted ensuite rooms
Large common room with internet access, three wide screen televisions, and vending facilities
Outside, enclosed podia area with seating
24 hour security on-site
Available for undergraduates and postgraduates
En suite toilet and shower facilities in each bedroom
The self-contained apartment has 2 bedrooms, bathroom, living room, and kitchen
There is also a selection of self-contained studio flats suitable for either single or couple occupancy, with their own kitchenette and en suite bathroom. The vary in size depending where they are located.
Work to replace the cladding at University Square, Southend, is likely to start from the beginning of August 2022 and will be completed within an 18 month period of commencement.
Everything will be done to mitigate the impact on those living at University Square. Although there will be some noise and disruption during these works, there will be no disturbance during the evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Alternative study areas are available in The Forum and Gateway building.
Important fire safety information for University Square residents