Accommodation for presessional students

If you are attending the University of Birmingham presessional summer school courses and wish to live in University accommodation, you’ll need to complete our online application

Download this content in Chinese (Simplified)

Do you need accommodation while you are studying here?

If you are on a presessional summer school course, you can live in University accommodation. You need to apply online.

When you apply, select ‘Presessional 2020’ from the menu.

Find your course

Look for the course you are taking below. Here you’ll find information about the accommodation available, and when to apply. You’ll also find information about accommodation from September 2020, when you continue your studies.

20 Week Presessional Students

Accommodation applications will open on 1 March 2020. We will send accommodation offers to students by email from 1 April 2020.

Location: Mason, The Vale Village

Cost: £170 per week

Included: Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, utilities (eg electricity), weekly cleaning, kitchen pots and utensils, crockery and cutlery, and a duvet, pillow and sheet for your bed

Contract begins: Sunday 26 April 2020

Contract ends: 10am Saturday 12 September 2020

Please note: you must pay in full to secure your room. We will tell you when you need to do this. We do not accept bank transfers.

If you choose to remain in University accommodation for the next academic year, you will be able to move directly from your presessional room to your new room.

15 Week Presessional Students

Accommodation applications will open on 1 March 2020. We will send accommodation offers to students by email from 1 May 2020.

Location: at one of our four accommodation villages

Cost: Up to £170 per week

Included: Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, utilities (eg electricity)

Contract begins: Friday 29 May 2020

Contract ends: July 2020* or September 2020

*You may need to move to a new room in mid-July, depending on your room type and location. Don’t worry, this is simple. You will just need to apply online again for your new room.

Please note: you must pay in full to secure your room. We will tell you when you need to do this. We do not accept bank transfers.

10 Week Presessional Students

Accommodation applications will open on 1 March 2020. You need to apply by 30 June 2020.

Location: The Vale Village

Cost: en-suite rooms £170 per week, shared bathroom £130 per week*

Included: Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, utilities (eg electricity), weekly cleaning, kitchen pots and utensils, crockery and cutlery, and a duvet, pillow and sheet for your bed

Contract begins: Sunday 10 July 2020

Contract ends: 10am Saturday 12 September 2020

*When you apply, you can request an en-suite room or a room with a shared bathroom. We will try to give you the room type you request. These are subject to availability, so you may be given a different room type.

Please note: you must pay in full to secure your room. We will tell you when you need to do this. We do not accept bank transfers.

6 Week Presessional Students

Accommodation applications will open on 1 March 2020. You need to apply by 26 July 2020.

Location: The Vale Village or Pritchatts Park Village

Cost: en-suite rooms £170 per week, shared bathroom £130 per week*

Included: Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, utilities (eg electricity), weekly cleaning, kitchen pots and utensils, crockery and cutlery, and a duvet, pillow and sheet for your bed

Contract begins: Friday 7 August 2020

Contract ends: 10am Saturday 12 September 2020

*When you apply, you can request an en-suite room or a room with a shared bathroom. We will try to give you the room type you request. These are subject to availability, so you may be given a different room type.

Please note: you must pay in full to secure your room. We will tell you when you need to do this. We do not accept bank transfers.

4 Week Presessional Students

Accommodation applications will open on 1 March 2020. You need to apply by 26 July 2020.

Location: The Vale Village or Pritchatts Park Village

Cost: en-suite rooms £170 per week, shared bathroom £130 per week*

Included: Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, utilities (eg electricity), weekly cleaning, kitchen pots and utensils, crockery and cutlery, and a duvet, pillow and sheet for your bed

Contract begins: Friday 7 August 2020

Contract ends: 10am Saturday 5 September 2020

*When you apply, you can request an en-suite room or a room with a shared bathroom. We will try to give you the room type you request. These are subject to availability, so you may be given a different room type.

Please note: you must pay in full to secure your room. We will tell you when you need to do this. We do not accept bank transfers.

Renting in the private sector

privateaccommodationYou don’t have to stay in University accommodation during your presessional course.

If you want to live in private rented accommodation (ie accommodation that the University doesn’t own or isn’t partnered with), we will give you advice.

Find out more about Renting Accommodation Privately

Accommodation options for continuing your studies with the University

If you want to live in University accommodation, you will need to apply online again. Applications are open now and close on 31 July 2020 for international students. If your application is successful, we will tell you by September 2020.

You will need to pay £550 Advance Payment to secure your room.

If you are offered a room in University accommodation, you will be able to move directly from your presessional room to your new room.

Questions? Email us at living@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

Further information

If you have questions, we can help.

Visit the accommodation FAQ

For more help, contact us at living@contacts.bham.ac.uk.