About this accommodation

  • Advertised weekly rent inclusive of all bills, contents insurance, an annual bus pass and your ResLifeBU programme

  • The houses in the Student Village have three, four, five or seven bedrooms and are split over two or three floors.

  • Every house has a communal kitchen and living area and all the appliances (cooker, fridge, freezer and microwave) you’ll need. 

  • Just a few minutes walk to BU's main facilities, including the majority of learning spaces, The Sir Michael Cobham Library, the Medical Centre, the Student Centre and Dylan's Kitchen and Bar
  • Lansdowne Campus and Bournemouth town centre easily reached within 10-15 minutes on our university bus service
  • A resident's common room and on-site laundry 
  • Secure bike enclosure

How to book Book your place

Types of room

Standard rooms

Available to undergraduate and postgraduate students

Student Village bedroom on the ground floor with wooden flooring, a desk, chair, and bed

All rooms are single occupancy and come with a single bed, study desk, desk chair, storage.

All rooms are within a shared cluster house of between 3–7 other rooms and have a shared bathroom, with 7-bed properties having 2 shower rooms.

Every bedroom has its own washbasin. All flats have fully fitted shared kitchens and dining spaces to eat, relax and socialise.

Value rooms

Available to undergraduate and postgraduate students

The value rooms have the same specification as the standard option. The only difference is that standard priced rooms are in houses that have been refurbished in recent years. 


Available to postgraduate students

Student Village studio flat A studio flat in the Student Village

All studio flats come with a single bed, study desk, desk chair, storage, your very own ensuite bathroom and shower as well as a small kitchenette with everything you require for self-catering.


Reserved for families

There are also two two-bedroom bungalows, which are only available to families and can be rented for the full length of your course.

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Price list for the academic year 2023/24

September starters

Value room (undergraduate and postgraduate students, 40-week tenancy)£136.84

Standard room (undergraduate and postgraduate students, 40-week tenancy)£150.64

Value room (undergraduate Big Dig* students, 42-week tenancy)£136.50

Standard room (undergraduate Big Dig* students, 42-week tenancy)£150.30

Value room (undergraduate paramedic students, 46-week tenancy)£135.91

Standard room (undergraduate paramedic students, 46-week tenancy)£149.71

Studio (postgraduate students, 50-week tenancy)£192.24

Bungalow (families, 50-week tenancy)£242.57

Please note: prices shown are for the academic year 2023/24. For full details, see the accommodation price guide (pdf 46kb). *These rooms are for archaeology students who have an archaeological dig at the end of the summer semester and therefore require a 42-week contract.

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