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

Applications are open from 1st February 2019.

Information will be released soon about securing University accommodation. Please see below for information about renting in the private sector.

Renting in the private sector

privateaccommodationIf you’d like to stay in private rented accommodation during your course, please take a look at our Private rented accommodation page for all the accommodation advice you’ll need. You can also look at the Guild Lettings website which is the Guild of Students' letting agency.

For more information on accommodation, take a look at our your accommodation questions answered page or contact us at 

Accommodation options for continuing your studies with the University

Remain in student accommodation: If you wish to stay in University accommodation for the academic year 2018/2019 after your presessional course, you must complete and submit a second online application. Applications are open now and close on the 31 July 2018 for international students. You can apply using our online application and selecting either postgraduate or undergraduate depending on your course. Please note if you are successful in your application for accommodation you will receive an offer of accommodation between July- September 2018, you will be expected to pay a £550 pre-payment to secure your room.

Please note: If you choose to remain in University accommodation for the next academic year, you will be able to stay with us until your new room is ready.

Move to the private sector: if after completing your presessional course you wish to live in the private sector, please read the following information which provides useful guidance on house hunting in the local area. You may also wish to view the Guild Lettings website, who work in partnership with the University to ensure students find good quality accommodation.

If you have any queries about your application please email us at We will do our best to ensure you are fully accommodated throughout your presessional course.