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Student Accommodation

How to Apply

The way in which you apply for UCLan accommodation is dependent on your UCLan course application and the year you are joining. It is important that you use the correct process to ensure your application progresses as smoothly as possible.

All applicants for University owned and leased accommodation should apply using our easy to use online service.

If you wish to apply for University Registered Private Accommodation then please email privateaccommodation@uclan.ac.uk for information.

New UK, EU and Exchange Students

You have applied to UCLan - UCLan is your firm choice university

  • If you have a firm offer of a place on a UCLan course the University will contact you towards the end of March onwards with your Registration Number to enable you to apply online. Apply as soon as possible after you receive this.
  • You should apply for either UCLan owned and leased accommodation OR University Registered Private accommodation, applying for both types may delay the application process.
  • ​If we send you an offer for UCLan accommodation, you will be asked to pay at least £250 as a reservation fee/pre-payment. Full details of instalments and reservation fees can be found here. If you do not have a guarantor, we require accommodation fees to be paid in full.

UCLan is your insurance choice university

If UCLan is your insurance choice, you will receive this accommodation information in August.

 

Make sure you read the Conditions of Residence very carefully, particularly the information about cancellation.

REST OF THE WORLD INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - FRANCHISE AND DIRECT

Once you have accepted an offer letter from the University and paid your tuition fee deposit, you can apply for accommodation using only one of the following methods:

  • For accommodation which is owned and managed by UCLan Student Accommodation Service apply online
  • For accommodation which is owned by individual landlords and not the University, but whose properties have been deemed suitable to be included in the UCLan official register of private properties apply here (.doc 53KB, updated 31/3/16)

You will be able to apply for accommodation once you have accepted a place on a course at UCLAN, paid your tuition fee deposit, and met any academic conditions. Change “apply here” on PS part to If you wish to apply for University Registered Private Accommodation then please email privateaccommodation@uclan.ac.uk for information.

Make sure you read the Conditions of Residence very carefully, particularly the information about cancelling a contract.

Sponsored Students

If you have a sponsor who will be responsible for paying your accommodation fees you will need to ensure that written confirmation is provided to UCLan Accommodation Service from your sponsor before accepting any offer made.

All International students please note : Under Tier 4 visa regulations there is a maximum amount of your accommodation payments that can be reflected on your CAS.

If you choose to pay the total accommodation charge you must ensure that you are still able to meet UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) maintenance requirements by demonstrating that you have enough funds after paying all Accommodation fees to support yourself.

Full UKVI regulations and navigation to other important can be found here.

UCLan International Office can be found here.

If you have booked accommodation and subsequently are not granted a visa we will refund Accommodation fees paid on a pro-rata basis. You should contact us immediately if you are made aware of a visa refusal and provide documentary evidence of your visa refusal.

CURRENT STUDENTS AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

Return to Study, Mature and Postgrad Students

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We understand that if you are returning to study or undertaking a postgraduate course you may not want to live in halls.

If you wish to live in one of our leased halls with other postgraduate students we will try to arrange this for you. Please apply here selecting your preferences as appropriate.

If for any reason you would prefer off campus private registered accommodation, please complete the University Private Accommodation form and email or post it back to us.

Current and Returning Students

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If you are commuting to UCLan it may be possible for you to move into halls after the start of the September term. Please contact us for advice on any vacancies.

If you are looking for accommodation for the next academic year, you can use UCLan Studentpad. To access the site you need to contact privateaccommodation@uclan.ac.uk with your student registration number and we will give you the password.

If you would prefer to stay in UCLan owned/leased halls please contact studentaccommodation@uclan.ac.uk for more information.

Private Accommodation

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There is also a wide choice of private registered accommodation available that is close to the campus. If this type of accommodation would suit you best, please complete the University Private Accommodation form and email or post it back to us.

Alternatively, you can email us privateaccommodation@uclan.ac.uk or telephone 01772 892529. We will then email you an application form and other necessary information, or will post it to you 1st class, if preferred.

Data Protection

Data Protection Statement

Certain accommodation which the University allocates to students may be owned and/or managed by external providers: IQ Letting Ltd, Sharples Ltd and/or Imperial Property Company (Liverpool) Ltd respectively. In order to ensure the effective management of such accommodation for the benefit of students, their names, University accommodation addresses, University and personal email addresses and personal telephone numbers may be shared with IQ Letting Ltd, Sharples Ltd and/or Imperial Property Company (Liverpool) Ltd as appropriate in respect of any student resident in such accommodation.

The date of birth of any such student who is under the age of 18 years at the commencement of the accommodation contract will also be provided to IQ Letting Ltd, Sharples Ltd and/or Imperial Property Company (Liverpool) Ltd in order to ensure that they observe all their legal obligations to such students; any personal information provided to any of IQ Letting Ltd, Sharples Ltd and/or Imperial Property Company (Liverpool) Ltd will be held by it/them in secure conditions and used only to the extent necessary to enable it/them efficiently to administer those aspects of the University’s Student Accommodation Service which it/they provide. Personal information obtained by the University from students in connection with their studies at the University will be held by the University in accordance with the University’s relevant regulations.

Further information on may be obtained from our central services team.


Right to cancel

Terms for release from contract are set out in our Conditions of Residence page.


Accommodation Halls

Contact Us

We can be contacted at studentaccommodation@uclan.ac.uk or call +00 44 (0)1772 892519/20/22 if you have any questions at all.