Accommodation Guarantee schemes

All University accommodation offers are based on the date of your application, with some students applying as early as December in the previous academic year. Inevitably, some accommodation is more popular than others which means we can’t always guarantee you’ll get your first choice.

Postgraduate Guarantee Scheme 2014

We understand how important it is to secure suitable accommodation, particularly when you’re getting used to an unfamiliar environment and meeting new people. So we guarantee a place in University accommodation to all international students and non-UK EU students who are new to Birmingham, provided that you:

  • Firmly accept the offer of a place on a University programme of study by 1 September 2014 and make sure you're your application for accommodation is received by our Accommodation Services department no later than 31 July 2014
  • Are applying for accommodation for one person. The University has a limited supply of accommodation for students wishing to bring their families to Birmingham but we can’t provide this on a guaranteed basis; please contact unimanagedaccom@contacts.bham.ac.uk for information
  • Agree to remain in your University accommodation for the full term of your contract

Applications received after the deadline

If you miss the deadline, you’re still welcome to apply for accommodation but unfortunately we won’t be able to guarantee you a place. All applications are treated on a first-come, first-served basis.

UK Postgraduates

We can't automatically guarantee postgraduate students a place in University accommodation, but you’re very welcome to apply and we’ll do our best to help you.

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