Applying for accommodation

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  1. When do I have to apply for accommodation?

    Applications open from the first Monday in February.

  2. How do I apply for accommodation?

    Details on how to apply for accommodation...

  3. Am I guaranteed accommodation?

    We offer an accommodation guarantee for undergraduate, postgraduate and international students...

  4. Do I have to pay a deposit or booking fee?

    Yes. If you’re applying for University-managed accommodation...

  5. I have had my application confirmed, when do I move in?

    Your moving in dates for 2019 are Saturday 14 September and Sunday 15 September...

  6. Can I visit the accommodation beforehand to make sure it’s suitable?

    Yes. Please contact the Accommodation Office who will arrange a visit for you...

  7. Can I come and see my room before I commit to booking it?

    Yes. You can visit any of our campuses and accommodation by organising an individual or group tour...

  8. Am I eligible for the Accommodation Discount?

    There is discount available for all new full-time ‘Home’ and EU undergraduate students joining the University of Sunderland...

  9. How much is my rent?

    Your rent payment includes all of your utility bills (heating, cooking, electricity, water and internet)...

  10. How do I pay my rent?

    You can pay your rent in various ways that will suit your needs...

  11. What’s included in my rent?

    Your rent price includes all of your utility bills (heating, cooking, electricity, water and internet)...

  12. Is Wi-Fi included in my room?

    Yes. Glide will provide you with 40Mbps wireless and hardwired internet with unlimited downloads...

  13. Does my accommodation include contents insurance?

    Yes. We have arranged contents insurance for you with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider...

  14. I have particular needs with accommodation, can you consider these?

    Yes we can and knowing any additional needs you have can help us to allocate you with the perfect accommodation...

  15. I have a medical condition, should I let you know before I apply for accommodation?

    If you have a medical condition or a disability, please contact us as soon as possible and we can discuss your requirements with you...

  16. Can I live with family?

    Yes. we have a limited number of family houses available at Panns Bank and Scotia Quay...

  17. Can I live with my partner?

    Yes. You’ll find accommodation for couples at Clanny House and Scotia Quay and also The Forge U-Student Village...

  18. Can I live in a single gender/culture flat?

    Yes. You have the option to live in single culture accommodation and also single gender accommodation.

  19. What are the accommodation terms and conditions?

    Please see page 7 of the Accommodation Handbook.

  20. Accommodation for English for Academic Purposes students

    We offer all English for Academic Purposes students a place in University accommodation...

  21. UK rent guarantor

    When you reserve accommodation in the UK, you may be asked to provide a guarantor...