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Accommodation policies, terms and conditions

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Accommodation policies, terms and conditions

Whilst you’re living in Halls, we want to make sure that it’s a pleasant and safe experience for everyone. It’s really important that you read the terms and conditions before you accept your accommodation offer.

There’s also a handy guide to Living in Halls, our allocation policy and what to do if you want to move.

Terms and Conditions

Accommodation Allocation Policy

Room Moves

Fire safety

  • Please read the Fire Regulations on your bedroom door as soon as you move in.
  • You must keep the fire doors closed.
  • Cooking is only allowed in the kitchens and pantries. Smoke and steam will set off the alarms in the bedrooms.
  • You must evacuate the building if you hear the alarm.
  • There is no smoking anywhere in the Halls of Residence.
  • Misuse of fire equipment or fire alarms is a criminal offence and will lead to disciplinary action including fines of £500 and/or leaving the Halls of Residence.
  • We’ll test the fire alarm every week and there’s a fire drill once a year.

Health and safety

We meet all health and safety regulations and the Universities United Kingdom Codes of Practice, also known as the Student Accommodation Code. You can download a risk assessment for the Halls.

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