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Accommodation costs

Detailed below are the Residence Fees for the 2023-24 academic year. Figures given here are rounded to give a headline cost. The exact cost for payment purposes will be given during the online room offer process, which occurs during June-September.

All Residences Fees include heating, water, electricity, Internet costs and basic contents insurance.

There is no deposit payable for any university owned or managed accommodation. This may differ for any accommodation owned and/or managed privately.

Accommodation costs

Licence Length (weeks)
2023-24 Total Licence Cost 
Burma Road (Self Catered)    
Ensuite  40 £7,070
Queens Road (Self-Catered)    
Ensuite 40 £7,070
Premium 40 £7,406
West Downs (Self-Catered)    
Shared Facilities 38 £5,213
Premium Shared Facilities 38 £5,599
En Suite 38 £6,171
King Alfred Quarter (Catered) - St Elizabeth's    
Total 31 £6,033
2 bed flat 50 £10,850
1 bed flats 50 £9,764
UMH first year
Licence Length (weeks)
2023-24 Total Licence Cost 
En Suite 41 £6,270
Standard 41 £5,969
Small 41 £5,453




One semester rates

One-semester Licences are only available to particular groups of International students on one-semester exchange programmes.

Please contact our Housing team via housing@winchester.ac.uk for further information. 

Extended licences

Students who require an extended licence due to their course requirements (eg. Nursing, physiotherapy), will be charged an ‘off peak’ rate after the standard licence period ends. Further details of this will be sent to you.

Catering packages

Detailed below are the Catering Package Fees for the 2023/24 academic year. 

Catering Package 1 

Cost per week: £54.50
Cost for full contract: £1,689.50

Catering Package 2 

Cost per week: £76.30
Cost for full contract: £2,365.30

Catering Package 3 

Cost per week: £114.45
Cost for full contract: £3,547.95

The card holder may spend the allowance in any outlet throughout the week as required.

Starter pack costs for 2023-24

Bedding pack for single bed £30-£35

What’s included: duvet, pillow & linen for single bed 

Bedding pack for double bed £35-£40

What’s included: duvet, pillow & linen for double bed 

Kitchen pack £50-£60

What’s included: cutlery, crockery, selection of pans and utensils

Contents insurance

We have partnered with student insurance provider Endsleigh to provide some cover for the contents in your room if you live in University Managed Accommodation (either on or off campus*).

You don’t need to do anything to action this cover, but we encourage you to ensure you fully understand the protection provided and check it is sufficient for your needs.

Visit Check Your Cover to:

  • Check your level of cover
  • Review key exclusions and limitations
  • Check your policy excess
  • Learn how to make a claim

Extend and personalise your cover to protect laptops, phones and other valuables

*If you live in Riverside Way or Cathedral Point, you have a separate cover agreement with Endsleigh and you can use the same link above to check the cover available.

Payment of residence fees

When you are sent your room offer in the Summer, you will also be asked to set up your payments for accommodation. You will be able to either pay in full, which will entitle you to a discount, or set up a ‘Recurring Card Payment’ to pay in 3 instalments.

For details of how to pay your residence fees, please refer to section 5 of the Student Residence Regulations for payment of University fees

To make a payment please visit our online payment portal

Contact Student Housing services

Email: housing@winchester.ac.uk  

Telephone: +44 (0)1962 827533


Your Accommodation includes...

  • unlimited, free WIFI
  • all bills covered 
  • 24 hour security
  • cleaning service for communal areas
  • bedroom furniture
  • en-suites in most rooms
  • bike lockers for hire
  • contents insurance
  • short walk to campus
  • close to city centre, shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants...
  • train station and bus stops nearby


+44 (0)1962 827533

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