University accommodation is guaranteed for study abroad students at Essex.
If you are looking for the best university accommodation for you, then look no further. We offer a variety of exciting and comfortable accommodation choices, such as single en-suite rooms, retro Towers, and Townhouses to suit all your needs. All this as well as a vibrant, inclusive campus for living and learning.
If you are offered accommodation, it will be in single study-bedroom which will normally be on-campus. The majority of the accommodation provided is in flats or houses, with shared kitchen facilities and the option of en-suite or shared bathrooms. It is possible to request a room in a single-sex flat or house and if you would prefer this, please tick the relevant box on the form that we send you.
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Off-campus (private) accommodation
The Students' Union provides a property finding service, SU Homes, which specialises in helping students secure local, private accommodation. All the properties they work with in Colchester are accredited by Colchester Borough Council. Options range from rooms in shared houses, to living with host families to letting an entire house.