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Colchester rent charges

Please note that contract lengths vary in line with course dates. Postgraduate courses are normally 50 weeks and undergraduate courses are normally 39 weeks, however some courses start earlier or finish later than others. Please check your offer letter for details of your course duration. If your course takes place in Southend, see our Southend rent charges.

Applicable for all new students from April 2018.

Enhanced rooms have been refurbished, premium rooms have a bigger bed, and premium plus have a bigger bed and more living space.

North Towers - single shared facilities £93.87 per week
South Towers - single shared facilities £81.83 per week
Wolfson Court - single shared facilities £98.84 per week
The Houses - single ensuite £130.55 per week
The Houses - single ensuite enhanced £133.49 per week
The Houses - single ensuite premium £142.10 per week
South Courts - single ensuite £144.13 per week
South Courts - single ensuite enhanced £146.23 per week
University Quays - single ensuite £133.49 per week
University Quays - single ensuite premium £144.34 per week
University Quays - double ensuite £159.18 per week
The Meadows - single share facilities premium £140.63 per week
The Meadows - single ensuite premium £147.63 per week
The Copse - single ensuite premium £153.58 per week
The Copse - single ensuite premium plus £170.66 per week
The Copse - self-contained studio £180.46 per week
Shared Twin Ensuite £86.80 per person, per week

Vacation accommodation

You can apply for short stay, graduation and vacation accommodation and view our booking rates (.pdf)

Applicable for all new students from April 2019.

Enhanced rooms have been refurbished, premium rooms have a bigger bed, and premium plus have a bigger bed and more living space.

North Towers - single shared facilities £99.05 per week
South Towers - single shared facilities enhanced £101.50 per week
Wolfson Court - single shared facilities £104.16 per week
Wolfson Court - single shared facilities enhanced £117.53 per week
The Houses - single ensuite £136.92 per week
The Houses - single ensuite enhanced £139.93 per week
The Houses - single ensuite premium £148.75 per week
The Maltings - bronze single ensuite £145.53 per week
The Maltings - silver single ensuite £149.52 per week
South Courts - single ensuite £150.78 per week
South Courts - single ensuite enhanced £152.95 per week
University Quays - single ensuite £143.78 per week
University Quays - single ensuite premium £153.51 per week
University Quays - double ensuite £169.05 per week
The Meadows - single share facilities premium £150.43 per week
The Meadows - single ensuite premium £156.94 per week
The Copse - single ensuite premium £163.17 per week
The Copse - single ensuite premium plus £181.09 per week
The Copse - self-contained studio £191.31 per week
Shared Twin Ensuite £91.84 per person, per week

Self-contained apartments

Rents for 2019-20

Self-contained apartment type A £172.69 per week
Self-contained apartment type B £185.50 per week
Self-contained apartment type C £198.52 per week
Self-contained premium apartment type C1 £220.43 per week
Self-contained apartment type D £202.02 per week
Self-contained premium apartment type D1 £223.93 per week

Check our our self-contained apartments for further information.

Part-year students

Eligible students who opt to study for part of the year, such as Essex Abroad, Higher Apprenticeships, and January Arrivals, can apply for University accommodation. The weekly rent charged, however, will be higher than for students who are accommodated for the full year to take account of the periods when the rooms are not let.

These are the 2019-20 rates.

North Towers £104.02 per week
South Courts Single Ensuite £158.34 per week
South Courts Single Ensuite Enhanced £160.58 per week
South Courts Single Ensuite Premium £163.80 per week
The Houses Single Ensuite £143.78 per week
The Houses Single Ensuite Enhanced £146.93 per week
The Houses Single Ensuite premium £156.17 per week
The Meadows Single Shared Facilities Premium £157.92 per week
The Meadows Single Ensuite Premium £164.78 per week
University Quays Single Ensuite £150.99 per week
University Quays Single Ensuite Premium £161.21 per week
Wolfson Court Single Shared Facilities £109.34 per week
Wolfson Court Single Shared Facilities Enhanced £123.41 per week