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Included in your accommodation

The variety of benefits included in the price of all our accommodation, from practical services to well-being support and everything in-between.

What's included?

Wherever you decide you live the following are included in your accommodation package.

Included in your bedroom

As standard the following are included in all our bedrooms.

A bedroom in Green Park House
  • a mattress protector
  • a study space including a desk, chair and set of drawers
  • desk lamp
  • waste paper bin
  • storage for your belongings, including a wardrobe and shelves
  • wall mounted hooks for belongings
  • a pin board to personalise your space

Bedding and linen

Bedding and linen are not supplied in your accommodation. Before you arrive, you'll need to decide if you are going to:

  • bring your own bedding and/or linen
  • buy bedding and/or linen from our online store
  • borrow bedding and/or linen from our ResLife Ops team.

Linen exchange

If you're using our linen, you can swap it for a clean set every Wednesday between 10am and 1.30pm. You will find trolleys for dirty linen and a supply of clean linen, for each accommodation, in:

  • Ground floor of each block in Polden (Polden, Westwood, Polden Court and Brendon Court)
  • Marlborough office )Eastwood, Marlborough and Solsbury Court)
  • Linen store, Woodland Court (Woodland Court)
  • Linen store, The Quads (The Quads)

There is no regular linen exchange for city accommodation, if you would like clean items, please email your ResLife Ops team and they will be able to organise this for you.

TV licence

If you have a TV in your bedroom, you will need a TV licence. If your accommodation has a communal TV, it will be clearly label that it is a licensed TV.

Included in your bathrooms

Find out what's included in either a shared bathroom or an en-suite.

A shared bathroom in Eastwood Green

Your shared bathroom facilities will include:

  • showers, toilets and washbasins. These are normally set out in cubicles
  • mirrors
  • toilet brush

If you have an en-suite this will include:

  • your own shower, toilet, and washbasin
  • mirror
  • towel rail or hook
  • toilet brush

Included in your kitchen

Find out what's included in a shared kitchen

Students cooking in a Polden kitchen

Your communal kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals:

  • fridge-freezer
  • ceramic electric hob (non induction)
  • oven
  • microwave
  • kettle
  • cupboard storage space
  • recycling facilities

You will also have an area to sit down, share meals and socialise with your household.

You do not need a TV licence where we provide a TV in shared or communal areas, and the screen has a 'this TV has a licence' sticker.

If you are living in a studio or twodio your kitchenette will include:

  • ceramic hob (non induction), combi-microwave, fridge with ice tray and sink
  • storage for kitchenware and groceries

More than a room

Living in University accommodation gives you more than a room - it can create a sense of community, lifelong memories and lasting relationships.

In addition to the practical elements of what is included in your accommodation, we offer year round support to help you make your accommodation feel like home.