Kent's Accommodation Guarantee

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A guaranteed room offer

Find a home with us

What's included with my room?

  • receipt

    All utility bills

  • papers

    Contents insurance

  • shield-check

    24/7 Security Team

  • wifi

    Wi-Fi and wired internet

  • football

    Sports membership

  • cash-pound

    No deposit

  • feather3

    Shorter contract lengths

  • hammer-wrench

    On-site maintenance team

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How can I receive a guaranteed offer for September 2024?

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. 

Insurance applicants who apply before 30 June and make Kent their Firm choice at a later stage are included in the guarantee.

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, though certain room types are subject to availability. With no need to pay a deposit to secure a room, all you need to know is what room is right for you and apply.

What's next if I want to start in September 2024?

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.

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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  

Clearing 2024

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.  

Please note that availability for some room types is limited, we will endeavour to meet your individual needs when allocating your room, though this is not always possible. If you need a specific room type, please get in contact with the team as soon as possible. 

Clearing students who apply after that date will be guaranteed accommodation either at one of our campuses or off-campus nearby.

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Still making your mind up?

Take a look around our rooms with our virtual tours

What if I don't qualify for a guaranteed offer?

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.