Turing Flats offer modern and spacious en-suite accommodation with stunning views of Canterbury and surrounding areas. Guests can enjoy their own catering outlet and social space, Hut 8. Conveniently located near the medical center, Dolce Vita, K-Bar, Keynes College facilities, and Co-op shop.

Key facts 2024/25

  • 519 en-suite bedrooms
  • Spacious, modern kitchen
  • Hut8 catering outlet and social space
  • Large room in a flat £9,552.27 pa (£244.93 per week)
  • Extra large room in a flat £10,051.86 pa (£257.74 per week)

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Self-catered accommodation

All accommodation in Turing Flats is en-suite. We have a mixture of large and extra-large en-suite rooms. You would be living with up to nine other people and share a spacious and modern kitchen.

Accommodation costs include gas, heating, electricity and water charges, internet access, personal contents insurance and premium sports membership.  

We also have adapted rooms available for students with disabilities. 

*All extra-large en-suite rooms have a 22” TV with Freeview (including TV licence).

The one named after the famous codebreaker

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Applying for accommodation

Our accommodation agreement runs for 39 weeks and includes winter and spring vacations. Residents may stay in their rooms during these vacation periods.

You can apply for a room using our online application portal from mid-January to 30 June for a guaranteed offer for applicable students, although our application pages are open after this date too.  

Don't forget to check our application timeline for everything you need to know.

Come and see us

The Canterbury campus has excellent transport links and is easy to get to from London. Take a look at our Maps and Directions page and make sure you have a look at our Open Day information.

Catering packages

The Flex Catering Plan is open to all students living on or off campus. It offers an enormous amount of flexibility as well as a huge discount by paying in advance. See the catering website for full information.

The KentOne card can be used in a number of catering outlets and shops on the Canterbury and Medway campuses.  It allows you to claim an exclusive 10% discount at a selection of outlets or can simply be used as a cashless payment card. Find out where you can use your KentOne card.

Get connected

Did you know we’re on social media? If you have any questions about accommodation at the University of Kent, before you arrive or at any time throughout your studies, we’re only a call or email away. You can also contact us on Twitter or Facebook.  

Students on campus

The ResLife Team play a big part in supporting students living on campus and arrange lots of activities throughout the year for you and your fellow Turing College members to get involved with.

Living in Turing Flats

If you're moving into Turing Flats, there are a few things you should know before you arrive. It's your home for the best part of a year, so do everything you can to make the most of your time here.

Bedding sizes and information

The bed sizes in Turing Flats vary depending on your room so check out our Bedding Guide before you arrive.

You can bring your own bedding, or purchase a bedding pack plus other essentials at our partner site UniKitOut once you have been allocated to your room.

Housekeeping and laundry facilities

Turing College has its own launderette with laundry facilities on campus run by Circuit Laundry. One washing machine cycle costs £2.70 and one tumble dryer cycle costs £1.30. This can be paid via the Circuit Laundry App or a top-up card.

Our housekeeping team are on hand to provide a top-up cleaning service but you are responsible for keeping your accommodation clean. Alternatively, you can use our bookable cleaning service if you feel things are getting a bit out of hand. For any help or advice, your local Housekeeping Office is located in the Turing Hub in Turing College. Email: turinghousekeeping@kent.ac.uk

Support services

As each accommodation area is part of a college, you would be joining Turing College.

Colleges are looked after by the Student Wellbeing and Community Life Team who can offer you advice, help and support on a variety of topics on University life. They work closely with the ResLife Team, which contains dedicated ResLife Ambassadors (RLAs) who are typically returning undergraduate or postgraduate students. The ResLife Team are here to help you enjoy your time on campus and are regularly throwing events throughout the year for you and fellow residents to get involved with.    

The University also has an award-winning Student Support and Wellbeing Team that offers a range of services including emergency support, community events, counselling, support groups, accessibility and learning support and much more. 

For day to day enquiries, such as mail and parcels, receptions are located in each college. Our reception teams offer a wealth of knowledge about student accommodation and the University campus. They also provide a photocopying and general information service. See the Turing College reception hours and contact details.

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