Halls of Residence Fees
Charges for Academic Year 2019/20
Fees are subject to change
Students under the age of 18 (before December 2019) Term time only accommodation
- £4,860.00 for the year - accommodation from 6pm Sunday to 8pm Friday and includes 10 meals (breakfast and evening meal Monday to Friday).
Students over the age of 18 - 5 nights Term time only accommodation
-£4,860.00 for the year - accommodation from 6pm Sunday to 8pm Friday and includes 10 meals (breakfast and evening meal Monday to Friday). Students selecting this option will NOT be allowed to stay any weekend or half term.
Students over the age of 18 - 7 nights
-£6,189.00 for the year - accommodation for 7 nights and includes 10 meals (breakfast and evening meal Monday to Friday) and room only during half terms. (This does not include Christmas and Easter when Halls are closed).
Students in Higher Education (for 30 week course)
-£5110.00 for the year - accommodation for 7 nights and includes 10 meals (breakfast and evening meal Monday to Friday). Prices may vary depending on the length of the course.
A Residential Bursary may be available to students aged 16-18 on a specialist land based Further Education course. Families must be on a gross income of less than £30,000 and in receipt of Working Tax Credit. Please note that there will still be money to pay. A bursary is not guaranteed.
There is a £150.00 Halls deposit which is returnable at the end of the year provided there is no damage to your room or block and you have not lost any keys or fobs. Accommodation costs are applicable for all the teaching weeks and students over the age of 18 are charged room only for half terms. With the exception of over 18 year old students who have paid to stay at half terms, students are not permitted to reside in the Halls of Residence outside of their normal teaching weeks. The cost for half term is for room only. Prices may vary for Higher Education students depending on the course length.
- Pay fully in advance, at least 7 days before moving in.
- Full Year Students - Pay a deposit and the balance in 6 instalments from October to March.
- 9 Week Tree Surgery students must pay in full at least 7 days before moving in.
OCS catering provide all food services at the College and residential meals are served in Woodys Restaurant. Breakfast and evening meals Monday to Friday are included in the accommodation charge. Mid-day meals, snacks and drinks are available for purchase at the college and there are microwaves, kettles & fridges located in each sitting room. The restaurant and cafes are closed at weekends and half term. There is always a choice of meals and dietary requirements are catered for.
All students must comply with the Student Code of Conduct which is contained in the Resident Student Handbook. Special rules apply for students under the age of 18.
Applications for a Residential Place
We want you to be happy with your accommodation and understand what life is like living in. Prospective resident students (and parents/guardians of those under the age of 18) must come to an accommodation interview. This includes a tour of the accommodation and facilities and an opportunity to meet some of the Accommodation Team. Students who are offered a place must pay a non refundable booking fee of £60 to secure their place.
The next stage
For further details, or to make an application, please telephone the Accommodation Office on 01483 884093 / 01483 884038 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org