These halls are on the northern side of the main campus in a landscaped setting. There is a reception point where you can report maintenance problems, top up your College Card, and get advice or help.
Accommodation in Highfield Court falls into Band Y. All rooms are single, en suite and self catering with between six and eight bedrooms in each flat, with shared kitchen/diners.
Rooms are let for 50 weeks, so if you choose to, you can stay in your room all year.
2020/21 price: £7,803.64
There is free WiFi in all the rooms at Highfield Court.
What will be in my room?
There’s furniture provided for you in the room, but you’ll have to bring some things yourself.
- single bed (190cm x 90cm) with storage
- desk and lamp
- waste paper bin
- desk chair
- en suite facilities comprising a washbasin, toilet and shower
- mattress protector
- single duvet
You’ll need to bring:
- single duvet cover
- double sink with draining board
- work surface
- cupboard space for each student
- electric cooker (oven and hob)
- kettle and toaster
- two fridge freezers
- iron and ironing board
- recycling bins and a vacuum cleaner
The kitchens are fitted with 13 amp sockets
You’ll need to bring:
- plates and bowls
- pots, pans, roasting tins and cooking utensils
- cutlery and other utensils
- washing-up materials and tea towels.
The kitchens are cleaned periodically each term, but it’s also your responsibility to keep the shared areas are clean and tidy.
Can I bring my car?
No, if you live on campus, you can’t bring your car with you to your Halls of Residence. You can bring your car to campus for up to one hour however, if you stay any longer you’ll receive a parking fine.
All mail arrives at the Main College Post Room in Founder’s and is distributed to the appropriate Halls of Residence within 24 hours. In Penrose, letters you receive will be placed in the pigeon holes in the Highfield Common Room. If you receive a parcel or item needing a signature, we’ll email you to let you know that it’s arrived and is ready for collection from the reception desk. Remember to bring valid ID when you come to collect your mail.
George Eliot Post Room opening times: 9am - 8pm on Mondays to Fridays and 10am - 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Don’t forget to use your full name, Hall address and room number when giving your address for a delivery. We have a lot of incoming and outgoing mail at the College and without this information your mail might get lost.
The laundry facilities for Highfield are located in Block One of Highfield Hall.
We recommend using the mobile app if you have iPhone or Android devices. Alternatively, your Hall reception can provide you with a laundry card which you can top up online.
Security officers are available on campus 24-7. The main security office is in the Founder's Building.
Officers monitor campus activities on CCTV and with frequent patrols responding to any fire alarm activations and disturbances on campus, as well as ensuring that areas are safe and secure.
The reception for Highfield is George Eliot Reception, located on the ground floor of the George Eliot Centre, Block D. Open Monday to Sunday, 7am to 10pm.
Couples and family accommodation
Are you a postgraduate student looking for couples or family accommodation? Click here to view information about our accommodation (subject to availability). Submit your application via the Online Accommodation System.
We have a limited number of postgraduate rooms available through the University of London Intercollegiate Halls. Click here to find out more about how to apply.
Accommodation for postgraduate students