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UNIC guarantees a room for all new students at University of Northampton St John’s Hall of Residence, which is conveniently located in the town centre just 5 minutes walk from the Waterside Campus and a short bus ride away from Avenue Campus, where UNIC is located.

 

St John’s is a modern, purpose-built hall of residence, all bedrooms have their own private washroom and each flat has between 6-8 single bedrooms, a communal living area and kitchen. All bedrooms are furnished with a bed, desk, wardrobe, bookshelf, chair and bin. The main utility bills for heating, lighting, water and electricity are included within your rent to make it a little easier for you, WIFI is free throughout the building. The communal living space has a flat screen television, you will have your own lockable kitchen cupboard and there are general kitchen appliances available for use, including toasters and microwaves, but you will need to bring your own pots, pans, cutlery and bedding. Smoking is prohibited inside any halls of residence building. There are lots of facilities at St John’s including a laundry room with easy to use washing machines and tumble dryers, a bike store, comfortable seating areas with sofas and a meeting room located by the ground floor reception which is available to book.

 

Safety and security are a top priority and only students with an access for keys will be able to enter the building, guests must be accompanied and signed in at the 24-hour reception and security desk at the front of the building.

 

Outstanding facilities

Facilities include:

  • 24/7 security and accommodation support team
  • Free Wi-Fi network access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bike store
  • Short walk to Waterside Campus
  • 5 minutes to large supermarket and convenience stores
  • 7 minutes walk to Northampton Bus Station

Excellent value for money

The length of the tenancy is two semesters for Foundation and First Year students or one semester, for Pre-Master's students. Room prices are between £110 and £157 per week.

Room type

Description

Hall of Residence

Rent per person per week

Total rent (assuming 42 week contract)

Single en-suite

Single rooms with en-suite facilities including shower, wash hand basin and toilet. Communal kitchen. Network access available.

St John’s Hall

£142

£5,964

Single studio

Single occupancy open-plan room with kitchenette and en-suite facilities including shower, wash basin, hand basin and toilet. Network access available.

St John’s Hall

£157

£6,594

Twin studio

Dual occupancy flat with one twin bedroom, bathroom and kitchen area. Network access available

St John’s Hall

£110

£4,620

 

Easy application process

You can apply for a room at St John's as soon as you have accepted your UNIC offer and paid your tuition fee deposit.

 

University of Northampton Accommodation Team process applications for St Johns Hall of Residence and make room offers directly to UNIC Students. If you would like to be sent the link to apply, please register your interest by completing our UNIC online form. Once you have completed this form you should receive the application link within 5 working days.

 

Please be aware that the University of Northampton Accommodation Team manages rooms for over 2,500 students, they can be extremely busy at peak periods particularly the lead up to September intake. Please be patient as the booking process could take up to seven days to process.

 

We do not recommend that you arrive for enrolment without any accommodation booked. If you have not finalized the booking process and paid for University accommodation before you arrive in the UK you will need to have funds to pay for a hotel or alternative arrangement for up to 7 days. Enrolment is the busiest time of year for the University so expect long delays if you wish to apply for St John’s on arrival to Northampton.

 

If you are considering making your own accommodation arrangements, we strongly recommend that you do so within Northamptonshire. Daily commuting from outside of the town is not advised as students miss out on valuable study time and social opportunities with classmates.

 

A Key and Damage Deposit of £300 will be payable on acceptance of the room offer so please allow for this in your budget.

 

 REGISTER YOUR INTEREST NOW

 

 

View larger map If you are considering making your own accommodation arrangements, we strongly recommend that you do so within Northamptonshire. Daily commuting from outside of the town is not advised as students miss out on valuable study time and social opportunities with classmates.