When you receive an offer of accommodation from the University, you’ll be sent information about your offer by email. This details exactly what’s covered in your offer, what to do when you arrive at your allocated accommodation and all our terms and conditions which make up part of your contract. The information is covered below:
Terms and conditions
2014 - 15 terms and conditions document (PDF - 72KB)
Please be aware that students who are in the following groups have separate terms and conditions: Science Without Borders, KPMG School Leavers Programme, holders of the Chamberlain accommodation discount award and students who are under the age of eighteen when their accommodation contract commences. These terms and conditions have been sent to the students involved directly and are available to these students upon request.
Student possessions insurance is provided through Endsleigh for every student who is living at our student residences for the 2014-15 academic year. included in your rent is an insurance package which covers a range of belongings in your room, including laptops, sports and electrical equipment, clothes and frozen food.
Laptops, tablets and phones are not covered outside of your room so you may wish to consider taking out additional cover to protect your essential gadgets and other possessions. Further information on your inclusive insurance package and add-ons can be found here. Please select 'Review Cover' to view your insurance certificate. Our student policy number is HH1151 and we recommend you download a copy of this document for your records.
International student arrival guides
Your internet connection is provided by our partner, ASK4. included in your rent is the standard package, which includes a 20Mb/s fibre optic wired connection via the network socket in your room (you will need an Ethernet cable) and an up to 20Mb/s wireless service in all flats including kitchen areas, bedrooms and communal rooms throughout the accommodation site.
In addition to this inclusive package, wired speed upgrades and product add-ons are available for a fee. For more information about ASK4 please see their interactive website with helpful hints and tips on how to get started and what you need to do prior to arrival.
Pritchatts Park Village
Selly Oak Village
Stay safe at Uni
Please take a look at our short video about fire safety when you move into University accommodation.
Vale Village Job Opportunities
If you're going to be moving into the Vale Village in September and are looking for casual bar or catering work, you can register online at www.worklink.bham.ac.uk for job opportunities.
This year we're partnered with KitchPack to provide you with high quality kitchenware packs. We know it can be a pain lugging everything from the other side of the country or world! ... or otherwise a hassle buying everything when you're here. With KitchPack you simply pick up your pre-ordered pack(s) at:
- The Vale Village
- Pritchatts Park Village
- Selly Oak Village (Jarratt Hall)
You can collect these between 9am-5pm when you arrive on the 20th-21st September, allowing you to get on with enjoying Fresher’s week at Birmingham.
Their stainless steel and porcelain kitchenware packs are £39.99, including absolutely everything you'll need to get cooking. They also offer a money-back guarantee so if you're in any way unsatisfied you can get in touch with them for a full refund! Find out more or pre-order here.