What is Provided in your Accommodation

Kitchen and Communal Areas

  • Fridges and Freezers
  • Ovens and Hobs
  • Kettles
  • Toasters
  • Microwaves
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Dining table and chairs (except in Chestnut Halls)
  • Seating (except in Chestnut Halls)
  • Waste and recycling bins
  • Food caddy
  • Cleaning equipment - vacuum, mop, bucket, broom dustpan and brush


  • Bed, mattress and cover
  • Desk
  • Height adjustable chair
  • Wardrobe/drawers
  • Book shelves
  • Noticeboard
  • Curtains
  • Desk lamp
  • Waste paper bin
  • Mirror
  • Hand wash basin (in non-ensuite accommodation except standard)

Ensuite Bathrooms

  • Shower Cubicle (wheelchair accessable rooms will have a wet room)
  • WC
  • Hand wash basin 
  • Mirror



What to bring to your accommodation

Kitchen and Communal areas

  • Pots and pans (just bring the basics to start with as your flat mates may have all bought similar items to you and you don't need 5 woks!)
  • A chopping board
  • Cutlery and utensils
  • A tin opener
  • Baking trays
  • A sieve or colander
  • Peeler/cheese grater/measuring jug
  • Mugs, glasses, plates, bowls
  • Tea towels/kitchen roll/washing up liquid/washing powder
  • Food


  • Bedding (including pillows)
  • Laundry bags
  • Clothes hangers
  • Chargers, extension leads and adaptors (no cube extension plugs)
  • Stationery

Ensuite bathrooms

  • Towels
  • Bath mat
  • Toilet roll and cleaning products


  • Photo ID and important documents (passport, a copy of your birth certificate, your national insurance number, VISA, student finance details)
  • Money and bank cards (We advise you to bring only enough money to cover the first few days)
  • Mobile phone (International students are advised to get a UK sim card as soon as possible)


What not to bring to accommodation

  • Portable heaters
  • Heated airers
  • Candles, tea lights, incense sticks, wax melts, oil burners.
  • Mains powered fairy lights
  • Electrical items that have not been PAT tested
  • Pets
  • Additional furniture or soft furnishings
  • Deep fat fryers
  • Weapons (including decorative weapons)
  • Dangerous items

Further information can be found in your licence agreement.