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Applications for 2018/19 academic year are now open. Please apply online.

Presessional Students

If you require accommodation during a presessional course, please apply online.

Please ensure you select 'presessional student' from the menu options and then the relevant course to ensure your application is processed correctly.

Have you deferred your offer?

If you have deferred with an unconditional offer from Birmingham and have previously applied for accommodation, your initial application will no longer be valid for the 2018/2019 academic year. So you will need to re-submit your application.

Inclusive Living

We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive living environment, where equality is promoted and diversity is valued. If you have any specific accommodation needs, please get in touch.

We have a number of adapted flats suitable for students with disabilities to ensure your comfort and security. More information can be found on our dedicated webpage.

Guarantee Deadlines 2018/19

The University guarantees accommodation in University owned or partner accommodation to students who meet certain criteria.  Further information can be found on our Guarantee Schemes page.  

The application deadlines for the freshers guarantee scheme are below:

  • UK and EU students - 31 May 2018
  • International students - 31 July 2018

*The application deadline for Postgraduate EU/International students guarantee scheme is 31 July 2018.


If you apply for accommodation before the deadline, your accommodation will be offered during the month of August.

If you’re a late applicant or are outside the guarantee scheme we cannot guarantee you accommodation but we will do our best to assist you.  Where we have vacancies we will offer these rooms and if we do not have accommodation within our own stock we will advise on suitable alternative options.