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James College accommodation

Located close to the Students’ Union and Sports Centre on Campus West, James College offers catered accommodation, built around landscaped quadrants and lakeside views.

James has a large dining hall nearby at the Roger Kirk Centre and is also home to the Students’ Union cocktail bar, The Lounge.

Room types and prices 2024/25

Room type Bathroom Catering Let length Per week Per year
Band 3 Shared Bathroom Catered 40 weeks £220 £8,800
Band 3 Ensuite Catered 40 weeks £238 £9,520

Band 3 shared bathroom, catered

Laid out in communal squares, these rooms are in houses by the lake, in between the Exhibition Centre and York Sports Centre.

Kitchen and bathroom facilities are shared between each house and each room has its own personal washbasin.

Take a 360 tour of a Band 3 shared bathroom

Example room layout. Actual layout and furnishings may vary. 

Band 3 ensuite, catered

Grouped around grassy courtyards, these rooms are a stone's throw away from the York Sports Centre and Department of Psychology.

A mixture of house and flat style accommodation, these ensuite rooms have one shared kitchen per house/flat.

Take a 360 tour of a Band 3 ensuite

Example room layout. Actual layout and furnishings may vary. 


Common room

A shared social space for members of your college

What's near

The Lounge cafe/bar

2 minutes walk

Market square shops

5 minutes walk

York Sports Centre

3 minutes walk

Spring Lane Building

5 minutes walk

Vanbrugh Bar/Dining

5 minutes walk

YUSU Students' Union

2 minutes walk

Student voices

Find out what it’s really like living on campus as University of York International Relations student, James takes you on a tour of his self-catering accommodation in James College.

Find out more about what it's like to be part of James College.

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