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The Quads student accommodation

The Quads is contemporary accommodation for first-year undergraduates, on the east side of campus.

Welcome to The Quads

The Quads is a complex of five buildings, each with shared flats for eight to ten people. It is home to over 700 first year undergraduates. Located on the east side of campus and next to the popular lime tree food court, you are a short walk around from all facilities. Living here means you'll have Eat and Drink credit to spend on food and drink in any University-run places to eat, to save you always having to cook meals. To make you feel safe and at home, The Quads has a secure living environment, with swipe card access to the buildings and flats and a dedicated operations team.

Quads bedroom

Key features of The Quads

Just a few of the benefits of living here.

Accommodation Prices

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

Rooms in The Quads cost £227 to £229 per week. There are 708 ensuite rooms in The Quads.

Living in The Quads you have £25 a week Eat and Drink credit charged on top of your weekly rent, which buys you at least one meal a day. Eat and drink credit is charged for 33 weeks of the 38 week contract.

Getting to know your accommodation

Living in The Quads gives you everything you need to work, rest and relax.

Students watching TV in a Quads bedroom

The bedrooms have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • your own en-suite shower, toilet and sink
  • colour changing mood lighting
  • screen with HDMI connectivity
  • communal lounges, each shared by two flats, so you can relax and socialise with your flatmates.
  • a large communal kitchen shared with your flatmates
  • washing machine provided

Couple Accommodation

The Quads have one bedroom flats, for couples only. These have:

  • standard 140cm x 183cm double bed
  • your own en-suite shower, toilet and sink

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

Floor plan

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

A bedroom floor plan for The Quads

Room numbers

The Quads accommodation is made up of five buildings:

  • Acer (A)
  • Bay (B)
  • Chestnut (C)
  • Damson (D)
  • Ebony (E)

Each has between 18 and 43 bedrooms on four to six floors.

Your room details contain your building, floor and room number. For example, the room number QC3.05 means you are located in Quads Chestnut, third floor, room five.

Accommodation for students with a diagnosed medical condition or disability

If you have a disability, there are two ground floor rooms in The Quads that can be adapted to suit your individual needs. The rooms have adapted en-suite wet rooms that include a shower seat and grab rails for both the toilet and shower.

We are happy to make further adaptations to give you what you need.

For more information about the accessibility of these rooms please contact the ResLife Team at or on +44 1225 383111.

‘The kitchen's pretty huge actually so that's really nice.’
Seher Singh A BSc (hons) Psychology student

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Speak to our ResLife team for further information, support and guidance.