John Wood Building student accommodation
John Wood Building is self-catered accommodation for first year undergraduates and pre-sessional English students in the summer, located in the city centre.
About this accommodation
John Wood Building is self-catered accommodation offering 81 bedrooms for first-year undergraduates.
It is in the city centre, just a short walk to Sainsbury's supermarket.
John Wood Building has:
- secure swipe card access to buildings
- secure bike storage
The bedrooms in John Wood Building give you personal space to work and relax.
- 62 en-suite rooms
- 15 standard rooms
- two shared rooms (each shared by two people)
- four flats for family accommodation
Each room has:
- standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
- desk, chair and drawers
- high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
En-suite rooms also have an en-suite shower and an armchair.
Kitchens and dining
Each flat has a large bright communal kitchen, shared by seven to ten people.
- electric hobs
- microwave oven
- plenty of cupboard storage space
- dining table and chairs
- recycling facilities
Accommodation for students with disabilities
There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in John Wood Building.
If you have a disability or additional needs, you can choose to live in one of the specially adapted bedrooms in our on-campus accommodation.
John Wood Building is one block with four floors and 29 bedrooms on each.
Your room details contain your building, floor and room number.
For example, the room number J4.05 means you are located in John Wood Building, fourth floor, room five.
Included in the accommodation package
These items and services come as part of the price of your accommodation:
- Your post delivered to shared, passcode-protected mailboxes
- Insurance cover for your belongings
- High-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
- Gas, electric and water bills
- Residential Life and Wellbeing Services
- 24 hour security
- Cleaning of communal areas
You are responsible for keeping your rooms clean and tidy.
At the start of the academic year you can elect a Hall Representative.
The Students’ Union supports Hall Representatives to organise social and community-building events.
Hall Representatives collect student feedback about living in the accommodation. They discuss this with the University and the Students’ Union to make sure your voices are heard.
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Your address for any mail is:
Your name Room number, John Wood Building, Avon Street Bath BA1 1AG United Kingdom
The University postal service delivers your mail to your accommodation.
Mail that requires your signature is held at The Virgil Building.
Any parcels must be addressed to The Virgil Building:
Your name Room number, John Wood Building The Virgil Building Manvers Street Bath BA1 1JW
This is where you need to go to collect your parcels. You can also pick up parcels from the Amazon lockers on campus.
It is your responsibility that all deliveries are addressed correctly. We do not accept responsibility for missing parcels.