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Living away at University is an unmissable part of the student experience for many. We want you to enjoy university life to the full and are here to support you meaning we're proud to be able to offer a guaranteed room offer to many of our students studying at Canterbury or Medway.
You'll need to apply for accommodation between the 1 November and mid December (the deadline will depend on your course).
Please note: you will need to apply online by Friday 8 December 2023 in order to receive your guaranteed offer.
After you have applied we will contact you about your room offer before the University closes for the Christmas break on 20 December 2023. We may still be able to accommodate students who apply after this date, however you will not receive an offer until the beginning of January 2024.
We have accommodation set aside for students who will be studying with us for less than 9 months, with contract lengths to match your course dates.
It's simple, apply before the above deadlines and then make Kent your firm choice. Providing you are a full-time student, you'll be guaranteed to receive an offer.
Then when your offer is emailed to you, just make sure you accept it or get in touch with us before it expires (usually a few days later).
We have a wide variety of room options available to suit everyone and with no need to pay a deposit to secure a room all you need to know is what room is right for you and then get applying.
If you want to live on campus your next step is to apply. Our accommodation application pages always open in mid-January for students planning to start in September of the same year.
If your course starts in January then our application pages will be open from early November.
Apply before any deadlines relevant to you and you'll be guaranteed to receive an email offer in due course. It's a good idea to take a look at our application timeline so you know what to expect and when.
When living on campus this year I'm looking forward to...
Having easy access to everything the campus has to offer - the library, social events, restaurants/bars, being close to my classes and just meeting new people all the time.
- Grace Ikhinmwin, Park Wood Houses resident, Economics and Management BSc student
We will guarantee an offer of a room on campus to all clearing students who firmly accept a place at Kent by Sunday 18 August 2024.
Clearing students who apply after that date will be guaranteed accommodation either at one of our campuses or off-campus nearby.
Don't worry, we have lots of rooms available, so just because you don't qualify for a guaranteed offer doesn't mean you won't get a room on campus.
Our advice - apply as early as possible. We allocate rooms based on your first application date so if you apply early there's still a good chance you'll receive a room offer from us.
Please note that we have no family rooms on-site and only limited couple accommodation meaning we cannot guarantee rooms for these applicants.