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Norwood House student accommodation

Norwood House is accommodation for first year undergraduates and pre-sessional English students in the summer, in the vibrant centre of campus.

Key features of Norwood House

Some of the benefits of living here include:

About this accommodation

Norwood House is a multi-storey complex for 143 first year undergraduate students in flats of seven to 11.

It is right in the centre of our campus, less than a one-minute walk to the Library.

The Students' Union, with it's coffee shop, fast food, shop, bar and nightclub, is beneath Norwood House, making it a vibrant place to live.

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

There is a launderette on level 4 of Norwood House, so you don't have to leave the building to do your washing.

The accommodation has communal toilets and bathrooms, shared by around four students.

It featured in the 2017 top 50 student accommodation halls in the UK by Times Higher Education, as well as being listed in StudentCrowd's Best UK Student Accommodation Awards 2019.

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Accommodation Prices

Find out how much it costs to live in Norwood House and compare with our other undergraduate accommodation options.

Rooms in Norwood House cost between £130 and £200 per week. There are 143 rooms in Norwood House with 132 standard rooms priced at £130.


The bedrooms in Norwood House give you everything you need to work, relax and rest.

Norwood House bedroom

Bedrooms have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed with reading light
  • mattress protector
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • your own wash basin
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet so you can always be connected
  • plenty of storage for your belongings, including a wardrobe and bookshelves

Kitchens and dining

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

A shared kitchen in Norwood House

The kitchen has:

  • electric hobs
  • oven
  • grill
  • fridge-freezers
  • microwave oven
  • kettle
  • toaster
  • cupboard storage space
  • table and chairs
  • recycling facilities

Floor plan

A typical bedroom floor plan for Norwood House. This is an example, not all bedrooms are exactly the same.

A bedroom floor plan for Norwood House


Norwood House is one building with five floors that have around 29 rooms each.

Your room details contain your building, floor and room number.

For example, the room number N5.01 means you are located in Norwood House, fifth floor, room one.


There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in Norwood House.

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

Halloween party at Norwood.
‘The feeling of the rooms is very cosy (or, as the British say, “homey”), and it really makes me and my flatmates feel more at home even when some of us are halfway across the world from our families.’
Lilia An Aerospace Engineering student

Find out if you're eligible to apply for this accommodation

Apply to live in Norwood House


Speak to our accommodation team.