Living on-campus

The university provides on-campus accommodation for full time postgraduate students who enrol in September. All bedrooms are for single occupancy and not suitable for couples.

Postgraduate accommodation is available for 51 weeks. This period begins the Saturday before the start of the academic year. If you are an international student then you will be asked to arrive the week before international orientation.

If you accept an offer of accommodation, you will need to send an advanced payment of £450. £300 of this is towards the first installment of your accommodation fees. The other £150 is for the deposit. 

If you are arriving at a different time of the year and want to find out about available accommodation on-campus contact the Accommodation Office.

Important Dates

22nd September 2015 - New international Postgraduate students arrive for International Orientation

26th September 2015 - New and current Home Postgraduate students arrive

To find out more on the different accommodation types click here and what to bring with you click here.

Living off-campus

If you are a part-time student or wish to live with your family you will need to live off-campus; but we can help you find off-campus accommodation so don't worry! There will be limited on-campus accommodation for students arriving after September so these students may also want to investigate into off-campus accommodation. There are different ways of looking for off-campus accommodation through the university;

  • A really useful website which can help you find a place to live with other students in newcastle-under-lyme is this website gives you the opportunity to chose options which best suit you to find accommodation.
  • The student message board gives you the opportunity to talk to other students looking for accommodation and students who have rooms available. It is password protected to ensure only keele students are on the felsite. To obtain the password to the site all you need to do is email from your Keele email address, quote your Student ID and state that you want access to the messages board.
  • There is also a Facebook page called Keele Student Accommodation where you can find other students looking for accommodation or have a room available for a tenant. The page is run by the Keele Accommodation Team.
  • There is also an off-campus guide which offers information and guidance when looking for off campus accommodation.

Remember! Don't struggle in silence if you can't find off-campus accommodation get in touch with either our Accommodation team or ASK (Advice and Support at Keele). Both will help you to find landlords and accommodation around the area.

Accommodation Office:

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Phone - (01782) 734152/ 733065

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Living with your Family

If you are coming to Keele with your family we recommend that you arrive on your own so that you can view the wide range of properties that are available. We can reserve you a room in our short stay accommodation whilst you look for off-campus accommodation.  You can then arrange for the rest of the family to arrive later.  The Student Accommodation Office can assist with all of this.   All accommodation is subject to availability.

Short stay accommodation

1 night - 2 Weeks

Short Stay accommodation (whilst you look for a more permanent home)

Lindsay Lodge - Single and twin rooms available for short stay (shared house).  

Keele Management Centre (KMC) - On campus hotel

Off-campus hotels – there is a variety of hotels in the local area to meet your budget. Prices vary from £30 - £95 depending on the quality of the accommodation and length of stay. The Student Accommodation Office can book external hotel accommodation on your behalf.

6 Months and Longer

University Accommodation – please contact the Student Accommodation Office for further information on the availability of accommodation for families.

For either one semester or the academic year - one or two bedroom furnished flats/houses within the halls of residence.  Shorter occupancies are available. You will need to pay a deposit and make a payment towards your first instalment. Email for more information on these flats and their availability.

Off-campus properties – accommodation in the local area varies in price from £220 to £850 per calendar depending on the quality of the accommodation. 

See the tab labelled living off campus for more help and information about finding accommodation in the local area!

Lindsay Hall

More information

Click here to go to the accommodation pages