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Recently refurbished in 2019 and is located above the main reception over three single-gender floors.

Rooms include:

  • Bed with mattress (quilt and pillows available for international students)
  • Desk and chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Shelving unit
  • Bedside table
  • Notice board
  • Wash basin


There are a number of accessible rooms available in Old House. There is also parking access for blue badge holders.

Old House accessibility guide

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Living at St Mary's

Key features

Some of the key features of living on-campus in Old House include:

  • Meal plan: 14 meals per week
  • Kitchenette containing: kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, iron and ironing board
  • Female-only and male-only floors
  • Shared bathroom facilities
  • Superfast Wi-Fi access
  • 24-hour security
  • Secure door entry system
  • Insurance included in your rent
  • On-campus laundry facilities

Meal plan

The meal plan consists of 10 points on weekdays and 14 points on weekends, that can be used across breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekdays and brunch and dinner on weekends.

Meals are taken in the Refectory during the allocated timeslots. For further information please check the refectory's webpage.

The Refectory ensure to cater for varied dietary requirements. If you have any specific dietary requirements please ensure to notify us when you apply for accommodation.

Please note: Meals are not provided during the Christmas and Easter periods as per the terms of the Licence. The University reserves the right to substitute the evening meal for a meal to be taken at lunchtime at certain times (such as bank holidays, Christmas and etc).

Accommodation fees

Licence information

  • Total cost: £8460
  • Licence length: 36 weeks
  • Licence start date: Sunday 15th September 2024
  • Licence end date: Sunday 25th May 2025

Instalments (x3)

  • Instalment cost: £2820
  • Monday 23rd September 2024
  • Monday 6th January 2025
  • Monday 28th April 2025

Further information

  • All other direct costs (such as gas, electricity and water)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Meal plan
  • Contents insurance
  • TV Licence (this is the responsibility of the individual student)

Students must vacate their rooms at the end of the academic year on or before 12pm on Sunday 25th May 2025.

During the Christmas Closure period students can leave their belongings in their rooms but:

  • Will not be allowed access to their room after 12pm on Sunday 15th December 2024.
  • Will not be allowed access to their room before 12pm on Thursday 2nd January 2025.