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Accommodation for September starters

As part of our Accommodation Guarantee, there are loads of options available for September starters. That includes guaranteed places if you accept an offer through Clearing and book by 4.30pm on Friday 24 August. (Booking for other applicants opens on 16 August – visit our ‘How to book’ page if you have questions about the process).

You can use the table below to explore your options – from halls of residence to our Student Village and Unilet shared houses.

Accommodation options (prices are for 2018/19 unless otherwise stated)

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Location

Number of bedrooms per flat

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

Approx £ per week

Extras

Chesil House

1 Madeira Road, Bournemouth, Dorset. BH1 1QG

6 and some studios

UG and PG

£132

Chesil House is a relatively small accommodation block - home to just over 200 students - on our Lansdowne Campus. There is a mix of undergraduate and postgraduate residents, making it a reasonably quiet and relaxed place to live.

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Corfe House

Pitwines Close, Poole. BH15 1ED

5, 6

UG and PG

£130

Corfe House is one of the smaller accommodation blocks, home to around 300 students. It is located just a short distance from Poole Harbour - the flats on the upper floors have stunning views - and within walking distance of the centre of Poole, the train and coach station and a bus stop where you can jump on the U2 bus to reach both our campuses.

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Cranborne House

St. Paul’s Place, Bournemouth. BH8 8HF

6, 7

UG

£134

Cranborne House is one of the lively accommodation blocks located on the Lansdowne Campus, home to around 500 undergraduate students. It is within walking distance of all our buildings on Lansdowne Campus, as well as the centre of Bournemouth and the Student Union-run nightclub The Old Fire Station.

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Dorchester House

138B Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth. BH8 8AS

3-7 and some studios

UG and PG

£143

Dorchester House is a vibrant accommodation block that’s home to 590 students, the majority of whom are undergraduates in their first year, although there are 60 postgraduate studio flats. It’s within walking distance of our Lansdowne Campus, as well as being close to Bournemouth town centre and opposite the main train station.

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Home Park

Lansdowne Plaza, York Road, Bournemouth. BH1 3BW

5-6 and some studios

UG and PG

£159

Home Park offers contemporary purpose built student accommodation for Bournemouth University students with a variety of en-suite rooms and studios as well as an on-site laundry complete with washers and dryers. Your new home will put you in the centre of it all; access to local shops, minutes away from the train station, 10 minutes’ walk to the town centre and seafront.

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Lansdowne Point

65 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8EP

4, 5, 6 and some studios

UG and PG

£173–£204
(catered)

This brand new accommodation for 2015 in the heart of our Lansdowne Campus is our only catered hall of residence. It’s within easy walking distance of Bournemouth town centre and the main train station, and is packed with excellent facilities for relaxing, studying and enjoying life in Bournemouth.

View more details about Lansdowne Point at Bournemouth University International College

Lyme Regis House

69 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth. BH8 8FT

5 and some studios

UG

£132

Lyme Regis House is a lively accommodation block that’s home to around 400 students, predominantly those studying at undergraduate level. It’s located in the heart of our Lansdowne Campus, within easy walk of Bournemouth town centre, the beach and the main train station.

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Okeford House

3 Crimea Road, Bournemouth. BH9 1AR

5 or 6

PG

£131

Okeford House is designed to provide peaceful accommodation for postgraduate students, with just under 100 residents in total. It is located just a short distance from Winton high street, which is home to a number of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars, while there is a Waitrose and Lidl nearby.

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Purbeck House

5-7 Oxford Road, Bournemouth. BH8 8ES

5 or 6

UG

£133

Purbeck house is a friendly and lively accommodation block that’s home to more than 500 undergraduate students. It’s situated in the centre of our Lansdowne Campus, within easy reach of all of our buildings, as well as the train station, the centre of Bournemouth and the beach.

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Student Village

Gillett Road, Poole. BH12 5BF

3, 4, 5 or 7

UG and PG

£126

The Student Village is a small housing estate located on the edge of Talbot Campus. It’s a very peaceful location with plenty of green space. As well as being within walking distance of the university facilities, it is easy to reach our Lansdowne Campus and the centre of Bournemouth on the university bus service (U1 and U4).

View more details about Student Village

Unilet

Various

Mostly 4 - 6

UG

£103–£125

Unilet properties are typically four to six bedroom houses that are fully furnished and you can rent a room in the same way you would in a purpose-built hall of residence. Although they are privately owned, they are all managed by BU, allowing us to ensure consistent standards.

View more details about Unilet properties

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