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John Wood Court student accommodation

John Wood Court is accommodation for first year undergraduates in the heart of beautiful Bath. It's also home to pre-sessional students in summer.

Key features of John Wood Court

Some of the benefits of living here include:

About this accommodation

John Wood Court accommodation is for 200 first-year undergraduate students.

There are shared flats for three to six students, shared rooms and flats for couples.

You'll have access to the communal bathrooms and toilets, usually shared by around five students.

John Wood Court is located in the city centre, close to all of the cafes, restaurants, bars, high street shops and entertainment. It is also just a short walk to a large supermarket.

The Virgil Building, our student hub in the city centre, is a seven minute walk away.

The nearest bus stop is conveniently located just a few minutes' walk away. It takes around 20 minutes on the U1 bus to reach campus.

Find out more about the bus routes, times and passes.

To make you feel safe and at home, John Wood Court has a secure living environment, with swipe card access to the buildings. There's also secure bike storage nearby.

There is a launderette by the reception area of John Wood, so you don't have to go far to do your washing.

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Accommodation Prices

Find out how much it costs to live in John Wood Court and compare with our other undergraduate accommodation options.

Rooms in John Wood Court cost between £78 and £150 per week. There are 188 rooms in John Wood Court with 180 standard rooms priced at £150.

Sharing a room is a great way to get a reduced price on your accommodation. There are shared bedrooms in John Wood Court priced at £78.

Couples accommodation

A double bedroom in a self-contained flat costs £230 to £240 per week.


The bedrooms in John Wood Court give you everything you need to work and relax.

A bedroom in John Wood Court

Standard rooms have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • mattress protector
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet so you can always be connected
  • bookshelves
  • noticeboard

Standard shared rooms

Each room has:

  • two standard 91cm x 183cm single beds
  • mattress protector
  • two desks, two chairs and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
  • bookshelves
  • noticeboard

Double flats

These are for couples.

Each double flat has:

  • a standard 122cm x 183cm double bed
  • mattress protector
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
  • bookshelves
  • kitchen
  • noticeboard

Images show typical John Wood Court rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.

Kitchens and dining

Each flat has a large communal kitchen, perfect for cooking meals and socialising with your flatmates.

A kitchen in John Wood Court

In the kitchen you will find everything you need for preparing meals:

  • electric hobs
  • oven
  • grill
  • fridge-freezer
  • microwave oven
  • kettle
  • toaster
  • plenty of cupboard storage space
  • dining table and chairs
  • recycling facilities

Images show typical John Wood Court rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.

Floor plan

A typical bedroom floor plan for John Wood Court. This is an example, not all bedrooms are exactly the same.

A bedroom floor plan for John Wood Court


John Wood Court is made up of six buildings with four floors. Each floor has one or two flats, with up to six rooms each.

Your room details contain your block, floor, flat and room number.

For example, the room number KD3.2.3 means you are located in John Wood Court, block D, third floor, flat two, room three.

Accommodation for students with disabilities

There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in John Wood Court.

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.

Included in the accommodation package

The variety of benefits included in the price of your accommodation.

You are responsible for keeping your rooms clean and tidy.

Hall Representatives

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.

Student Living Ambassadors

Settling into your new home at University, building relationships, cooking meals and cleaning with your housemates can be daunting, but your Student Living Ambassadors are here to help.

The Student Living Ambassadors are friendly faces to help out with any queries or concerns you may have, as well as running social activities and making sure you're aware of the latest events and updates.

They regularly check-in with you and your flatmates via Microsoft Teams calls. However, if you need help or advice with life in halls, you can schedule a one-to-one call with a Student Living Ambassador at any time by contacting

‘In all of these flats there's a maximum of maybe five people so it's much easier to keep the kitchen clean... it's a more tight knit community, which I really like.’
Diana Chieng A BSc Hons Pyschology student

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