Information on useful facilities and services: Laundry, post, communal areas, food, receptions, travel and accommodation.

Where to go for


Small post is delivered to the mailbox at your house/block. 

Large parcels are delivered to Halifax Reception and you'll get an email when they're ready to collect. Remember to bring your student ID.

Your postal address is: Your name, room no. and flat no. (if you live in Ainsty/Hickleton), court name and house/block number, Halifax College, University of York, Postcode.

  • Ainsty Court: YO10 5NE
  • Hickleton Court: YO10 5NF
  • Ingram Court: YO10 5DL
  • Irwin Court: YO10 5DH
  • Lindley Court: YO10 5DH
  • Wood Court: YO10 5DH
  • St Lawrence Court: YO10 5ES
  • Younger Court: YO10 5DN
  • Garrowby Way: YO10 5DW
ST Lawrence Common Room in Halifax College

Communal areas

Halifax has two common rooms -  St Lawrence and JJ’s - that college members can use to hang out in, socialise and relax. There’s also an IT suite and College Classroom for study in the Halifax College Reception Building.

Halifax communal areas

Getting around

What's near?

  • Food and drink: Your nearest places for a drink or bite to eat are D Bar and the Roger Kirk Centre, approximately a 12 minute walk away.
  • The York Sport Centre is just a 10 minute walk away and is home to a gym and courts for racquet sports.
  • Market square and the Library are a 14 minutes walk away and are home to a NISA grocery store and study resources.
  • A cashpoint can be found outside the Halifax Reception Building
A Room in Halifax College


Nearly 1,000 resident students live on campus at Halifax in our variety of ensuite and shared bathroom accommodation. We also have some family housing for students with children. For accommodation enquiries, please contact the Accommodation Team at

Halifax College accommodation