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Accommodation: Apply through SHU

By DomBrowzer 24 Feb 2020

Needing Accommodation? First year? Returner? International? Apply through SHU!

Whatever your accommodation needs, applying through us comes with a whole host of advantages. Here are some of the main perks!

We allocate a room to suit YOU!

When you apply through us, we look at your application and find a room that will suit your individual needs. First year? You'll be with other first years. Post-grad? We'll place you with people in the same position.

You'll always be placed with other Hallam students, and we keep an eye on things such as the courses of your flatmates and gender-mix, to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable.

Something specific you want us to know about when we choose your room? Maybe you need a lower floor, a smaller flat or to live with mates? You can let us know when you apply and we'll always consider your requests when we allocate. We always aim to tailor the room to suit your needs!

Guaranteed place in halls

Live at the heart of uni life in dedicated student accommodation and a guaranteed place in halls in your first year. All our halls are in popular student areas near our campuses and most are less than a 10 minute walk from your lectures.

Support while you're staying with us

Moving in to halls can be daunting but we're here to support you throughout your journey. If you are having problems settling in then the following may help:

Residential support service

Our residential support service can help you deal with issues you may experience whilst living away from your home environment, such as:

  • your health and wellbeing
  • living away from home for the first time
  • lifestyle issues
  • safety and security
  • community integration

Safety and security

Your safety and security are of great importance to us. The University's security service operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The service aims to ensure a safe and secure environment for students to study and reside in during their time here.

Welfare, rights and free advice

Accommodation Services is open throughout the year offering specialist help and advice.

You can also visit the Advice Centre at the Students Union as they provide guidance on housing issues – including legal advice.

Help beyond first year

We don't just offer accommodation for first years, we're here for you for the time your study with us. Returners can re-book for halls early, and if you let us know we can put you in a flat with your friends. Take the stress out of house hunting and let us do the leg work for you. Find out more here.

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