Living on Campus

Two students carry bags of shopping near Founders West and Founders East.Edge Hill University manages and maintains more than 2,300 single study bedrooms in halls of residence which are divided into six areas on campus.

Voted best value for money student accommodation in the UK (National Student Housing Awards 2019) and a finalist for best university halls (National Student Housing Awards 2019), our range of accommodation offers a secure and supportive living environment on the safest University campus in the North West (Complete University Guide 2020).

We are guaranteeing a place in our halls of residence, for Year 1 of your course, to all new first-year undergraduate students who are starting a full-time programme in September 2022.

Which accommodation is right for me?

Three students chat in a room in a hall of residence, one sat on the bed, one on a chair and the other stood near the door.Our Compare our Halls of Residence page provides a guide to each distinct area of halls of residence on campus so you can discover the choice of living environments available to suit a range of budgets.

We summarise which halls offer en-suite shower facilities and which have shared bathrooms, advise whether each hall offers catered or self-catered meal plans, list the main furniture and appliances, and outline the cost of hall fees. Image galleries for each hall are also available.

The best way to view our range of accommodation in person is by attending an open day. You will be able to see examples of rooms in different halls of residence, with our Accommodation team and student guides on hand to answer any questions.

For academic year 2021/22, parts of selected halls in Chancellors Court and Chancellors South, Founders West, Graduates Court and Palatine Court are being allocated as quiet halls, offering a quieter environment for like-minded students who have indicated that this is their preference. A limited amount of same-sex accommodation is also available.

There are thirteen fully-adapted rooms on campus, however demand may exceed the number of rooms available.

Compare our halls of residence

If you wish to discuss your requirements for an adapted room, or if you have any care support needs owing to a physical or sensory impairment, you should contact our Inclusion Team on 01695 657568 to discuss your specific requirements in confidence. Early contact with the Inclusion Team is recommended.

What do I need to bring?

Five students eat pizza in the dining area of a hall of residence.All rooms are furnished with a bed, wardrobe, desk and chair and you can personalise your space with posters, photos and other items.

You will need to bring your own towels and bed linen (including a duvet and pillow), as well as crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils. If you are allocated a room in Forest Court or Main Halls, you will also need to bring pots and pans.

You will need your own computer if you wish to use one. Rooms in Chancellors Court and Chancellors South, Founders East, Founders West, Graduates CourtPalatine Court and Woodland Court come equipped with a flatscreen which can be enabled to receive Freeview TV. You may wish to bring your own television if you are living in other halls where a flatscreen is not provided. To watch TV, a TV licence will be required in all halls, regardless of whether you watch live TV online (on any device) or view/download programmes on BBC iPlayer. For further information, visit www.tvlicensing.co.uk/studentinfo.

Two students sit on a bed in a hall of residence, while a third students chats to them while he sits on the window sill.Wireless internet services are available, free of charge, across all University residential accommodation as part of the secure eduroam service which covers the campus. There is also the option of connecting most gaming consoles to the wired network in Chancellors Court and Chancellors South, Founders East, Founders West, Palatine Court and Woodland Court. The shared kitchen and living areas in these particular halls, as well as Graduates Court, also includes a 32″ LCD Freeview TV (for which a TV licence is provided by the University).

There is a launderette on site.

How much will it cost?

Two students chat while gathered round the breakfast bar in a kitchen in a hall of residence.All halls of residence are offered on a 40 week contract, running from September to late June.

Our value for money accommodation is priced to suit a range of budgets. Prices vary depending on the hall of residence, ranging from £75-£140 per week for academic year 2021/22 and £77-£143 per week for academic year 2022/23. Visit our Compare Our Halls of Residence page to find out the cost for each specific group of halls.

All rooms are fully maintained and the rent includes utility bills. The University also has 24-hour security and has been repeatedly voted the safest campus in the North West by the independent Complete University Guide.

Assistance for students living in halls of residence is available from our Campus Support staff, ensuring that support is available at any time, day or night.

The Student Accommodation Code

A student sits at the desk in his room and writes notes on paper.Edge Hill University has signed up to the Student Accommodation Code which protects your rights to a safe and good quality place to live. It includes your rights to the following key areas:

  • A healthy, safe environment;
  • Timely repairs and maintenance;
  • A clean, pleasant living environment;
  • A formal, contractual relationship with your landlord (the University, in this case);
  • Access to health and wellbeing services;
  • A living environment free from anti-social behaviour;
  • A complaints process.

For more information on the Student Accommodation Code, visit thesac.org.uk.

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Please note, the University continually strives to enhance the services and facilities available to students. In doing so, there may be some building work in the vicinity of halls of residence. The University will ensure that disruption to students is kept to a minimum while any such building work is completed.

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