International students

This special section for International students provides you with all the information you need to apply for a room on campus at Brunel.

Accommodation Services have years of experience in helping international students find accommodation during their degrees and associated specialist courses such as the Pre-sessional Course.

The same types of accommodation are available to International and Home/EU students, and for the 2013/14 session there will be a total of 4,531 rooms on campus. There are three different kinds of room available:

  • En suite - students have private bath/shower room facilities
  • Standard - students share bath/shower room facilities
  • Studio Flats for co-habiting couples - students have their own kitchen and bath/shower room facilities

Further information can be found on the Halls of Residence pages.

How do I apply for campus accommodation?

Accommodation Services offer specific online application forms for different courses. Visit the Online Application Centre, or see the sections below for more details about applications, your options and eligibility. If you are attending the Science without Borders progamme please click here for more information.

Exchange/Erasmus

As an Exchange/Erasmus student you are eligible to apply for accommodation on campus for periods of no less than one term. The following periods are available to book online:

Contract 1: 15 September 2013 to 10.00 am on 5 January 2014
Contract 2: 15 September 2013 to 10.00 am on 1 June 2014
Contract 3: 15 September 2013 to 10.00 am on 7 September 2014
Contract 4: From January 2014 to 10.00 am on 1 June 2014
Contract 5: From January 2014 to 10.00 am on 7 September 2014

If you are attending the Science without Borders progamme please click here for more information.

If you would like to apply for accommodation for contract periods 1 to 5 and you have already been issued with your Brunel ID number, you can complete our online application form. Once you have completed this you will be contacted by email with further details of when to expect your Licence Agreement and when to pay your £400 accommodation deposit (£350 2014/15). If you have not yet been issued with a Brunel ID number, please contact Brunel International by email. If you have any queries please email the International Exchange and Study Abroad Manager at Brunel University. Exchange students can also visit Brunel International's website for more information.

We also offer accommodation on campus during the Summer Vacation period between 7 June 2013 and 10am 7 September 2013. The minimum stay is one week, and you can apply online.

 If your stay falls outside the available periods you may need to consider off-campus options or a home stay - Brunel International may be able to assist you in arranging this.

Pre-sessional

As a Pre-sessional student you are eligible to apply for campus accommodation using our online application form, as long as you are attending one of the following Pre-sessional courses:

Course

Licence Agreement Dates

En suite Room(2013/14 rate) Standard Room(2013/14 rate)
Course 3 : 12 weeks 10 June to 10am on 14 September 2014 £1,714.56 £1,344.00
Course 4 : 10 weeks 24 June to 10am on 14 September 2014 £1,464.52 £1,148.00
Course 5 : 8 weeks 8 July to 10am on 14 September 2014 £1,214.48 £952.00
Course 6 : 6 weeks 22 July to 10am on 14 September 2014 £964.44 £756.00
Course 7 : 4 weeks 5 August to 10am on 14 September 2014 £714.40 £560.00

Pre-sessional students attending Course 1 (20 week course) and Course 2 (16 week course) can apply for campus accommodation but will only be offered accommodation subject to availability.

NB: Please note that offers of accommodation for Course 1 and 2 are subject to availability.

Students on IIPED courses can also apply for campus accommodation using our online application form.

Students on the Pre-sessional English for LIBT course can apply for campus accommodation providing you hold a conditional offer with LIBT for a course directly after your Pre-sessional course. You can apply for campus accommodation using our online application form.

What do I do next?

For all of the above courses you must return your application to the IPLC and also pay your course deposit and £400 (£350 from Summer 2014) accommodation deposit before you will be offered campus accommodation. Once you have applied for accommodation you will be contacted by Accommodation Services within two working days to confirm your accommodation preference, the cost of your stay, the dates of your booking and further details of when to expect your Tenancy Agreement.

Do I also need to apply for accommodation for my main course of study?

If you are allocated accommodation on campus for your Pre-sessional course Accommodation Services will presume that you require accommodation for your main course of study, unless you inform us otherwise. Your £400 (£350 from Summer 2014) accommodation deposit will be used to secure your room for the Pre-sessional course. Once you have arrived your deposit will be used to secure your room for your main course of study for the 2014/15 session. Further details will be provided to you in August.

If you are interested in applying for couples accommodation in our studio flats please complete an online application form.

English @ Brunel

As an English@Brunel Student you will be eligible to apply for campus accommodation provided that you are attending a course finishing in May or September. If you are attending an English@Brunel courses that ends in December you will need to secure local off-campus accommodation through our Brunel Student Homes or arrange to stay with a host family. You will be eligible to apply for accommodation if you are attending the following courses:

Course Number of Weeks Licence Agreement Dates
31 July 2013 - 30 May 2014 38 weeks 30 July - 14 September 2013 then 15 September 2013 -  10am 1 June 2014* 
31 July 2013 - 12 September 2014 50 week 30 July - 14 September 2013 then 15 September 2013 -  10am 7 September 2014
25 September 2013 - 30 May 2014 31 weeks 15 September 2013 - 10am 1 June 2014* 
25 September 2013 - 12 September 2014 43 weeks 15 September 2013 - 10am 7 September 2014
23 October 2013 - 30 May 2014 / 12 September 2014 27/39 weeks Subject to availability
8 January 2014 - 30 May 2014 / 12 September 2014 18/30 weeks Subject to availability
12 February 2014 - 30 May 2014 / 12 September 2014 14/26 weeks Subject to availability

Unfortunately campus accommodation is not available for English@Brunel Students attending courses that finish in December.

* students may apply to stay longer using the Summer Vacation application form available from March of each session.

Students starting their English@Brunel course in August

To apply for campus accommodation please complete an online application form.

For this course you must return your course application to the IPLC and pay your course deposit and £400 accommodation deposit (£350 from Summer 2014) before you will be offered campus accommodation. Once you have applied for accommodation you will be contacted by Accommodation Services within two working days to confirm your accommodation preference, the cost of your stay, the dates of your booking and further details of when to expect your Tenancy Agreement.

If you are allocated campus accommodation for your English@Brunel course Accommodation Services will presume that you require accommodation for the full duration of your course (31 July 2013 - 30 May 2014). Your £400 (£350 from Summer 2014) accommodation deposit will be used to secure your room for the first period from August to September. Once you have arrived your deposit will be used to secure your room for the second period from September to May. Further details will be provided to you in August.

Students starting their English@Brunel course in September

To apply for campus accommodation please complete an online application form.

For this course you must return your course application to the IPLC and pay your course deposit and £350 (2014/15) accommodation deposit before you will be offered campus accommodation. Please ensure that you hold an Unconditional Firm offer with the University by 1 September to ensure that you are offered campus accommodation. Once you have applied for accommodation you will be contacted by Accommodation Services within two working days to confirm your accommodation preference, the cost of your stay, your booking dates and further details of when to expect your Tenancy Agreement.

Students starting their English@Brunel course in October/January or February

For these courses you will be offered campus accommodation subject to availability. All contracts will run until 10am on either 1 June 2014 or 7 September 2014 depending on the type of room available and the length of course you are studying. To apply for campus accommodation please complete an online application form

For these courses you must return your course application to the IPLC and pay your course deposit and £400 2013/14 accommodation deposit (£350 from Summer 2014) before you will be offered campus accommodation. Any offers of accommodation during term time may also require payment of a proportion of the rent in advance. Details of the amounts would be given at the time of the room offer. Once you have applied for accommodation you will be contacted by Accommodation Services within two working days to confirm your accommodation preference, the cost of your stay, your booking dates and further details of when to expect your Tenancy Agreement.

LBIC (LIBT)

Students on the Pre-sessional English for LBIC course can apply for campus accommodation providing you hold a conditional offer with LBIC for a course directly after your Pre-sessional course. You can apply for campus accommodation using our online application form.

If you are a current LBIC student who would like to stay for the Summer Vacation please complete the online application form (summer application forms are available from March in each session).

Please select your intake below for further information:

September Intake
January, March and May/June Intakes
July Intake 

Other

If you are attending the Science without Borders progamme please click here for more information.

All other new international students are able to make a preference for accommodation using our online form. This allows you to provide information on what type of room you would like, your email address, mobile number and any other information that may assist us with your allocation. For more information please visit our pages designed for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the Accommodation Services team.

Page last updated: Tuesday 25 March 2014