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Postgraduate accommodation

The majority of our postgraduate accommodation is in Wentworth, our postgraduate only college. Postgraduates can choose between self-catered single rooms and studio flats, conveniently located on our compact campus and close to university facilities.

2021/22 applications

Please note: Due to unprecedented demand for University accommodation this year, we are suspending applications to our accommodation waiting list. We are extremely sorry that this will impact some students who are yet to book accommodation. If you have been impacted and are unable to secure accommodation with a third party provider in the city, please contact our accommodation team, who are investigating a number of alternative options.  Please be aware the team are experiencing a high volume of enquiries. It could take up to 36 hours for them to respond to your query, but they will get to you with support as quickly as they can.

Our guarantee

International students who meet our guarantee criteria will receive an offer of a room in University owned, managed or approved accommodation. If you're not guaranteed, we'll still do our best to help you.

Contact us

Accommodation Services
accommodation@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 322165
UoYAccomm

Related links

FAQs for students allocated accommodation off campus, September 2021

All accommodation comes with

Bills included in the price of your rent

No additional costs to worry about

Contents insurance and 24 hour security

To give you peace of mind

An ensuite or shared bathroom

And a private washbasin

Wifi and 100mb wired internet

So that you can browse uninterrupted

Access to a shared kitchen

To cook your meals and hang out with flatmates

Access to a college common room

For some some extra communal space


You'll want to consider...


Location

Our on-campus accommodation is close to University buildings and facilities. With just a short walk to the library, cafes, study and social spaces, you'll have university life on your doorstep - helping you to make the most of your time here.

Most postgraduates who live on campus are located in Wentworth College and if you’re not, you’ll still be a member of whichever college you live in and housed with other postgraduates too. 

All postgraduates will also have access to the postgraduate only common room in Wentworth college.

 


Let length

51-week lets

All postgraduate rooms are 51 week lets, covering the academic term, Easter, Christmas and Summer vacations.


Bathroom type

In Shared accommodation, you'll have a wash basin in your room and share other bathroom facilities with your flat.

All shared bathrooms are individually lockable and cleaned Monday to Friday by our cleaning team. Toilet roll is provided for you.

In Ensuite accommodation, you'll have your own toilet, wash basin and shower in your room. 

You’ll be responsible for keeping your ensuite clean, but our cleaners will perform a deep clean, usually once a term. Toilet roll is not included, so you'll need to buy your own.


Price band

Band 1

Our value option, you may share facilities such as your kitchen with a few more people than other price bands.

Band 2

Rooms in some of our original accommodation, you'll share facilities with a few more people than bands 3 and 4.

Band 3

Our most common room type. Newer or more recently refurbished than band 1 or 2 rooms and facilities are shared with fewer people.

Studio

These large rooms have an ensuite bathroom and self-contained kitchenette for personal use.


Compare postgraduate room prices

Band Bathroom Catering College Let length Per week Per year
1 Shared Self-catered Halifax 51 weeks £99 £5,049
2 Shared Self-catered Derwent 51 weeks £115 £5,865
3 Ensuite Self-catered Anne Lister 51 weeks £159 £8,109
3 Ensuite Self-catered Wentworth 51 weeks £159 £8,109
3 (large) Ensuite Self-catered Wentworth 51 weeks £173 £8,823
Studio Ensuite Self-catered Langwith 51 weeks £191 £9,741
Studio Ensuite Self-catered Goodricke 51 weeks £191 £9,741
Studio Ensuite Self-catered Wentworth 51 weeks £191 £9,741

Explore colleges, rooms and prices

Colleges, rooms and prices

Apply for postgraduate accommodation

Postgraduate applications

Contact us

Accommodation Services
accommodation@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 322165
UoYAccomm

Related links

FAQs for students allocated accommodation off campus, September 2021