Things you didn’t know about University Rooms
What is university accommodation called?
A dormitory is the traditional term for a building providing accommodation to a large number of people, particularly in a college or university. Dorm or dorm room has become a common term for a university bedroom. Different blocks of accommodation, often owned or operated by the University on or off campus, are known as Halls of Residence.
How much does uni accommodation cost?
A study in 2018 found the average weekly cost of a room in student accommodation was £147. At UniversityRooms you can stay in private en-suite rooms from as little as £30 a night or enjoy luxury city centre apartments.
Can you stay in student accommodation if you’re not a student?
UniversityRooms allows anyone to stay in empty University accommodation, predominantly during the Easter and Summer holidays. You do not have to be a student in order to book these rooms. For travellers and groups, this presents an affordable and convenient accommodation option, an opportunity to experience life within a university and benefit from use of the facilities. For universities, this means extra revenue to subsidise student rates.
Can you stay at Oxford/Cambridge University?
Yes. Non-students can book empty accommodation rooms, predominantly during the Spring, Summer and Christmas holiday periods with UniversityRooms.com. You can book B&B accommodation as a guest in most colleges in Oxford and Cambridge, providing a behind the scenes look into life at the college, staying in some beautiful and historic buildings in the heart of the town.
Can you visit Oxford/Cambridge University for free?
Yes. The best way to experience the beautiful and historic colleges of Oxford and Cambridge is to book a stay in the accommodation. UniversityRooms.com allows visitors to book B&B accommodation within the college, which will include free access to grounds and buildings often off-limits to non-students, or which typically require an admission fee.