Westwood student accommodation

Westwood is self-catered accommodation for first year undergraduate students and pre-sessional English students in the summer, on the west side of campus.

About this accommodation

Westwood offers self catered accommodation across seven blocks of flats for 654 first year undergraduate students. Pre-sessional English students can stay here in the summer.

It is home to a large part of the student community on campus, with groups of 16 to 22 sharing two or three kitchens and three or four showers and toilets.

There are also studio flats for students with medical conditions, with private en-suite showers and kitchenettes.

It is on the west side of campus, a five-minute walk to the Library and Students' Union.

To make you feel safe and at home, Westwood has a secure living environment, with swipe card access to the buildings. There is secure bike storage by Cotswold.

You also don't have to go far to do your washing, as it has a launderette behind the West Accommodation Centre.

Westwood has:

  • 38 week accommodation contracts for Mendip, Quarry, Quantock and Conygre
  • 40 week accommodation contracts for Cotswold, Derhill and Wolfson

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Accommodation prices

How much it costs to live in Westwood from 2018 to 2019.


Cotswold, Derhill and Wolfson

A standard, refurbished bedroom with wash basin costs £135 a week.

This is £5,400 for the full 40 week contract.

Quantock and Conygre

A standard, refurbished bedroom with wash basin costs £135 a week.

This is £5,130 for the full 38 week contract.

Mendip and Quarry

A standard bedroom with wash basin costs £133 a week.

This is £5,054 for the full 38 week contract.

Explore in 360 degrees

View a bedroom and kitchen in the Quantock block of Westwood before it was refurbished, in 360 degrees.


Bedrooms

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


A bedroom in Westwood

The bedrooms have:

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

Kitchens and dining

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


A shared kitchen in Westwood

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

  • oven
  • grill
  • electric hobs
  • microwave
  • fridge-freezers
  • table and chairs
  • cupboards and drawers

Image gallery

Explore Westwood further.


Westwood

Floor plan

A typical bedroom floor plan for Wolfson accommodation block, in Westwood. This is an example, not all bedrooms are exactly the same.


Wolfson bedroom floorplan

ROOM NUMBERS

Westwood accommodation is made up of seven blocks:

  • Quarry
  • Mendip
  • Wolfson
  • Derhill
  • Quantock
  • Cotswold
  • Conygre

Quarry, Mendip and Wolfson have five floors with 25 rooms on each.

Derhill, Quantock, Cotswold and Conygre have five houses per block. Each block has 19 rooms.

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

For example the room number:

  • R1.01 means you are located in Quarry, ground floor, room one
  • M1.01 means you are located in Mendip, ground floor, room one
  • L2.02 means you are located in Wolfson, second floor, room two
  • Y1.01 means you are located in Conygre, house one, room one
  • Q2.02 means you are located in Quantock, house two, room two
  • T1.01 means you are located in Cotswold, house one, room one
  • D1.01 means you are located in Derhill, house one, room one

Accommodation for students with disabilities

There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in Westwood.


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 items and services that come as part of the price of your accommodation.


You are responsible for keeping your rooms clean and tidy. You can buy extra cleaning services for your bedroom, bathroom and kitchen.

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.

Decorating your room with photos from home
‘Westwood for me is great! It has a good sense of atmosphere and comradery.’
Jemima A first year pharmacy student

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Enquiries

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