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Scala student accommodation

Scala is a new development which will be complete for 2023 postgraduate arrivals, in the heart of popular student area in Oldfield Park.

Welcome to Scala

Scala is a new development which will be complete for our 2023 postgraduate arrivals.

Scala is located in the popular area of Oldfield Park. Scala Building is home to postgraduate students and Scala Court is part of our undergraduate community in the city. Each household has five to ten ensuite bedrooms sharing kitchen facilities. There are also a small number of studio rooms, with your own kitchenette and bathroom.

You are a short 20 minute walk to the city centre. There is a small supermarket next to your accommodation and Shaftesbury Road Memorial Garden is across the road. The area of Oldfield Park is vibrant, with plenty of small shops and eateries along Moorland Road.

Claverton Down campus is a 20-minute bus journey. To make you feel safe and at home, Scala has a secure living environment, with swipe card access to the buildings and flats and a dedicated operations team.

Scala studio room - artist impression

Key features of Scala include:

Just a few of the benefits of living here.

Accommodation Prices

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

Scala has 88 ensuite rooms that cost between £218 and £245 per week. There is a small number of studios that cost £277 per week.

Getting to know your accommodation

Scala gives you everything you need to work, rest and relax.

Shared kitchen in Scala - artist impression

Ensuite rooms have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • your own ensuite shower, toilet and washbasin
  • a large communal kitchen shared with your flatmates
  • washing machine in kitchen

Studio flats have:

  • small 122cm x 190cm double bed
  • your own ensuite shower, toilet and washbasin
  • small kitchenette with ceramic hob (non induction), microwave, fridge-freezer and sink

Shared kitchens have ceramic hob (non induction), microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine and sink.

If you have a TV in your bedroom, you will need a TV licence. You do not need a TV licence for shared or communal areas.

Images show typical Scala rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.

Floor plan

A typical floor plan for a bedroom in Scala.

An example of a typical floorplan for a room in Scala accommodation.

This is an example, not all bedrooms are exactly the same.

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

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