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Southend Campus Accommodation

University Square

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Fall in love at the seaside

Just minutes from Southend town centre and all its benefits, University Square has everything on your doorstep.


Don't forget, you can apply for accommodation with us as soon as we're your first choice. 
Rooms & prices 2021-22
  • 497 rooms and 64 studio flats
  • Single en suite room from £152.67 per week
  • Self-contained studio from £188.30 per week

New student rate for 2021-22

If you are a new student for 2021-22, you can now take advantage of our 3 year Southend Campus deal with the following rates:

  • Single ensuite room is £137.41 per week

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About University Square

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 rooms, 64 studio flats and 1 self-contained flat
  • Large common room with internet access, three wide screen televisions, and vending facilities
  • Launderette
  • 24 hour security on-site
  • Available for undergraduates and postgraduates

Find out more about the University Square Facebook group and view full address.

Room details

  • En suite toilet and shower facilities in each bedroom
  • The self-contained apartment has 2 bedrooms, bathroom, living room, and kitchen
  • Typical room size is 15.5ft x 17.5ft
  • Networked internet access at no additional cost
  • Check out what else is with your room

Self-contained studio flats 

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.

You'll love it if you...

Want a 2 minute walk to lectures
Love to eat out - you're surrounded by restaurants
Want student accommodation in Southend
Thrive off being in the centre of town
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Southend beach
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Payments and charges

*Prices are applicable for all new students from April 2020. Find the full list of rent charges for both 2018-19 and 2019-20 here.

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Adapted flats

We offer a number of studio flats adapted for wheelchair users. Find out more.

Join your Facebook group

Meet other new students living in University Square in Houses 1-7 on Facebook.

2021-22 academic year

Postal address
Postal address
University Square 36 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea
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Contact us

For enquiries about accommodation or about an application you're making, contact us at the Student Services Hub. Quote your full name and PRID or PG number on all correspondence.