Accommodation at Keele University
Here at Keele there are over 2,800 rooms in a variety of types and costs across four halls of residence.
Halls and Facilities
Both single and mixed-sex accommodation is available, and there is the option of en-suite or shared bathroom facilities. Keele also offers specially adapted rooms for students with disabilities. All rooms have wireless internet. Facilities vary between halls, but most have their own common rooms and all have a launderette. Utility charges are included in the rent. Accommodation taps are labelled hot and cold. There is no need for water filters since the water is safe to drink.
University accommodation represents great value for money. Accommodation fees cover Internet connection, basic personal possessions insurance and all utility services. Fees vary according to hall and/or room facilities. A weekly fee of £130-£160 should be budgeted if you are planning to stay on the campus. A core level of insurance is provided at no extra charge.
Safety and Support
Student safety is one of Keele's highest priorities and they have a 24 hour security team. Many accommodation buildings have student swipe-card entry systems and each hall of residence has a team of resident assistants on call during evenings and weekends.
Single gender accommodation are available in the traditional accommodation blocks (rooms with or without a washbasin or shared 4 person flats). All premier flats and premier en-suite rooms are mixed gender as these rooms have their own bathrooms - kitchens are shared between male and female students. The students can tick the single gender option on the accommodation application form.
If you are looking to live off campus, there is plenty of information to help you with your search. Keele has their own off campus accommodation search engine keelestudentpad.co.uk where any landlord or institution advertising must have up-to-date certificates for gas, electricity and energy performance, and be accredited with the local council.
You can also view and download Keele's House Hunting Guide for students which contains a lot of information you need.
If you do have any questions or need any help, feel free to get in touch with Keele accommodation team. They can help with a range of off campus queries, including questions about your contract or landlord.