Tyler Court B/C is spacious en-suite accommodation. Based in central campus, you are close to main campus buildings and the central hub of the library.

Key facts

  • 339 bedrooms
  • En-suite facilities
  • Modern kitchen 
  • 2022/23: £7,897.89 pa (£202.51 per week)

2023/24 prices will be available online in mid-January 2023.  

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Self-catered accommodation

We offer spacious en-suite bedrooms in Tyler Court B/C. You will be living with nine other people and share a fully equipped kitchen. 

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

We also have adapted rooms available for students with disabilities, and where an accessible room is available it is located on the ground floor. Please see our Accessibility page for more information.  

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When I come back from lectures or the library, it feels very homely and comfortable.

Kupa, Tyler Court B resident

Tyler Court /  The one on the hill

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Applying for accommodation

Our accommodation agreement runs for 39 weeks, from September to June, including winter and spring vacations. You may stay in your room 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 Package 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.  

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Origins Bar and Grill

Living in Tyler Court B/C

If you're moving into Tyler Court B/C, 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.

Planned maintenance

During the 2022/23 academic year planned maintenance will be underway in Tyler Court A. Although the maintenance will not be carried out on Tyler Court B/C blocks, some minor disruption is anticipated if you live in Tyler Court B.

Bedding sizes and information

Beds in Tyler Court B/C are all 4’6" x 6’3" so you will need standard double bedding.

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

Tyler Court 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. For any help or advice, your local Housekeeping Office is located in Room 1 in Tyler Court A. Email: tylercourthousekeeping@kent.ac.uk

Support services

Each accommodation area is part of a College with Tyler Court being part of Rutherford College.

Colleges are looked after by the Colleges and Community Life Team who can offer you advice, help and support on a variety of topics on University life. They also oversee the Residential Life Assistants (RLA) on campus who are typically returning undergraduate or postgraduate students available to offer advice and support and to help form a close knit student community in your college.  

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 Reception ServicesTyler Court reception hours and contact details.

Students on campus

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

Where to eat

Your nearest catering outlets are Rutherford Dining Hall in Rutherford College and Origins Bar & Grill in Darwin College. For opening times and menus, see the Catering website.

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