At the University of Winchester we realise that where you live is an important factor in deciding where to study. Our aim is to help you through the process of securing good quality housing for the duration of your course, by offering University managed accommodation and providing information and advice on accommodation with us and in the Winchester community.
All information contained on this page relates to students applying to the University for the 2017-18 academic year.
UK and EU fee paying full-time first year undergraduate students
We guarantee a room in University Managed Accommodation (this includes our entire portfolio of both on and off site accommodation)) to first year full-time undergraduates whose housing application is received by Student Housing Services by 31 May 2017. Students must have selected Winchester as their firm first choice University via UCAS in order to apply. Our guarantee of accommodation is for a room and not a specific type of room.
Insurance offer and clearing full-time first year undergraduate students
We run a Housing Waiting List for any full time first year applicants who go firm with the University after the Housing guarantee deadline date, and will always endeavour to offer University Managed accommodation to these students. Whilst accommodation cannot be guaranteed, it may be possible to arrange alternative or additional accommodation and we will also provide information and advice to help you secure accommodation in the Private Sector.
International fee paying (non-EU countries) full-time students
We guarantee a room in University Managed accommodation to full-time International (non-EU) students for their first year of study, provided they hold Winchester as their firm first choice University and apply for accommodation by 31st August 2017.
Accommodation may also be available for International students beyond their first year of study subject to availability. Student can reapply for accommodation in each subsequent year by the deadlines published at: www.winchester.ac.uk/housing.
Channel Islands students
We guarantee a room in University Managed accommodation to full-time Channel Islands students for their first year of study, provided they hold Winchester as their firm first choice University and apply for accommodation by 31st May 2017.
Accommodation may also be available for Channel Islands students beyond their first year of study, subject to availability and students reapplying for accommodation in each subsequent year by the deadlines published at: www.winchester.ac.uk/housing..
There will be a proportion of accommodation available for postgraduate students. Rooms are allocated on a first applied, first allocated basis. We aim to house postgraduate students together in mature areas (over 24yrs) however this is dependent on the number of applications and accommodation areas available.
Please take note of our Allocation policy in relation to the possibility of being housed amongst Undergraduate students and also our Private Sector housing advice.
We’re sorry that we can’t accommodate Part-time students. You will need to secure accommodation in the Private Sector and Student Housing Services will be pleased to provide information and advice to assist you.
Please see the off campus information tab to the left of this page.
Students with Additional Requirements
We endeavour to provide students with disabilities or a severe medical condition, who provide evidence of medical needs, accommodation (subject to availability of suitable rooms) for the duration of their course. Applications must be received by 31st May in their year of entry and then in each subsequent year by the deadlines published on this web page.
For those with multiple or complex needs, we strongly recommend that you contact the Disabilities and Learning Diversity Team
, (+44 (0) 1962 827341) in Student Services and Student Housing Services as early as possible to have a discussion about your needs.
We will do our best to accommodate late applications but cannot guarantee a room or a particular type of room where applications are made after the deadline date. Please contact us with as much information as possible about your needs and we will discuss your situation with you.
If you are unsure if you are covered by this category, please contact Student Housing Services.
Couples and students with families
There are a small number of one and two bedroom flats on campus within our vibrant student villages. We will normally allocate to families first over couples applying a level of needs based assessment to applications alongside our first applied first allocated policy and the availability of a suitable flat.