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Guaranteed accommodation

Finding a place to stay during your first year of study is a big consideration and an important part of your University experience. We’ll guarantee you a place to live, right in the heart of the campus, so you can be worry free.

UK students

Terms and conditions

To get your guaranteed accommodation, you must: 

  • Be applying for a place on a full-time, undergraduate course. 
  • Apply for a full 39 or 49 week licence before the 31st August 2024
  • Make Staffordshire University your firm choice University. 
  • Be applying for a single occupancy room. 
  • Accept the offer of accommodation within the deadline, which is usually three days after the offer is made. 

Be studying at the Stoke-on-Trent campus or Stafford Centre of Excellence. Staffordshire University London is excluded from the guarantee. 


  • Accepting the accommodation offer requires a £250 pre-payment

Alternative accommodation

  • If there are no rooms at the campus halls of residence, alternative local accommodation will be organised with trusted providers.

International students

If you're joining us as a first-year international student we will guarantee you accommodation at our Stoke-on-Trent campus (subject to the meeting the below criteria).

You'll need to make sure that:

We'll be able to send you an offer of accommodation after you have firmly accepted your course offer and your course offer is unconditional.

Once we email you your offer of accommodation, you'll have a limited amount of time to accept or reject the offer (Please check your offer for these details). 

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