New Students2023-11-22T09:29:01+00:00

The place to be for

New students

Coming to the University of Nottingham in September?

Broadgate Park is a vibrant community over 1,700 students of living, relaxing and resting in top quality accommodation.

First-year students at Broadgate Park

The majority of Broadgate Park residents are first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition to providing accommodation that is both comfortable and convenient to campus, Broadgate Park has an active social scene with regular events and activities organised by Student Committee to provide lots of opportunities to meet your neighbours. Being away from home for the first time can be daunting which is why we endeavour to create a home away from home environment on site.

1st Year students must apply for their accommodation via the University of Nottingham accommodation portal.

Room Selector

Choose from three room types across the Broadgate Park residences

  shared bathroom

  shared kitchen

Standard Rooms

Standard rooms are in flats sharing a kitchen and bathroom between five to seven students.

They come in various configurations including Large Standard Room – and, new for 2024, Standard Room (Renovated).

  private bathroom

  shared kitchen

Ensuite Rooms

Ensuite rooms all have their own bathroom and share a kitchen between five to seven students.

They come in various configurations: Standard Ensuite Room, Large Ensuite Room and Twin Ensuite Room.

  private bathroom

  private kitchenette

Ensuite Studio

A studio is a self-contained space which means that you have your own private kitchenette and Ensuite bathroom.

There are a large number of different Ensuite Studio types, including some Twin Ensuite Studios and even 2-bedroom flats.

Here are 5 great reasons to choose Broadgate Park

One Contract

One contract. No payments until September. And a fixed term with no need to move out during the holidays.

All Utilities Included

Rent payment is inclusive of all your utility bills including a basic contents insurance and 100mbps wifi.

24-hour Reception

Key card access to the flats, CCTV, site patrols and a 24-hour reception.

Cleaning Service

Communal areas of the flat are cleaned once a week. We also offer a bedroom cleaning service at an additional charge if you’d like that too.

Live with your Mates

As a Returning Student, you can request where you would like to live. This could be a specific room or who you would like to live with.


Broadgate Park

Broadgate Park is a vibrant student community of over forty blocks, only minutes from campus.


Albion House

Albion House is a tight-knit student community in Beeston which is around a 10-minute walk from University Park Campus.


Cloister House

Cloister House is located in Dunkirk which is in close proximity to the Queens Medical Centre and just a short walk away from University Park Campus.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am no longer attending the University, can I cancel?2023-09-08T13:19:14+00:00

If you have withdrawn from your course at the University of Nottingham please contact the
Accommodation Services Team for more information accommodationnottingham@upp-ltd.com.

I have a conditional offer, can I apply?2023-09-08T13:15:13+00:00

Yes, you can apply with a conditional offer and if you do not achieve the entry requirements for
your course, we will cancel the offer for you. The University will notify us of your offer status
following results day, so you do not have to.

Can I make special requests?2023-09-08T13:13:07+00:00

Yes, you can. Please ensure all requests are submitted on your application form to allow us time
to manage any specific requirements. We will endeavour to meet all special requests however
we are unable to guarantee that is possible. We will be in contact if we are not able to manage
your specific request to discuss all options. Please contact our Accommodation Team to discuss
further at accommodationnottingham@upp-ltd.com or call 0115 681 0020.

Do you have single sex accommodation?2023-09-08T13:11:02+00:00

Most of our flats are mixed sex, however if you require single sex accommodation, we
will meet this request (subject to availability)

Do you allocate based on course / personality?2023-09-08T13:10:01+00:00

No, our allocations are made at random. We believe this enables you to meet lots of
different people which enhances your student journey.

Do you mix Undergraduate / Postgraduate students?2023-09-08T13:07:42+00:00

No, we have blocks specifically for Undergraduates and Postgraduate students.

Do you mix 1st years and returners?2023-09-08T13:05:56+00:00

For our Undergraduate (44 Week Licence) rooms we have dedicated 1st year and
returner flats/buildings. Our Postgraduate (51 Week Licence) rooms are mixed.

Are the licence dates fixed?2023-09-08T13:01:02+00:00

We have a fixed term licence of 44 weeks for Undergraduate students and 51 weeks for
Postgraduate students

Do I need to pay a deposit?2023-09-08T12:58:05+00:00

All students need to pay a £250 damage deposit, this will be held on your account and refunded
at the end of your licence.

I need a specific room due to my medical need2023-09-08T12:57:04+00:00

Please provide details in your online application to the University of Nottingham and they will
contact you to discuss further. If you have any queries before you submit your application,
please contact the University via their enquiry form.

How long does it take for the application process?2024-03-25T16:17:50+00:00

From the date of application, it can take around 1-2 weeks for you to receive a room offer from us.

Will I get more than one offer of accommodation?2023-09-08T12:37:46+00:00

Students will receive only one offer of accommodation from the preferences they selected on
their University of Nottingham application. If they are unhappy with the offer, they will need to
contact the accommodation office at the University to discuss their options at

Am I guaranteed university-arranged accommodation?2024-03-25T16:19:11+00:00

The University will guarantee you a room in university-arranged accommodation for one year if

  1. Firmly accept your offer of a place on a course at the University of Nottingham
  2. Apply to the University of Nottingham for accommodation by their guarantee deadline
  3. Accept your accommodation licence/tenancy agreement and the terms and
    conditions by the deadline given in your licence agreement
When and how do I apply for accommodation?2023-06-05T14:38:51+00:00

Applications for 2023/24 open on the University of Nottingham website from Monday 17 April 2023. Only students who have firmly accepted their offer (conditional or unconditional) at the University of Nottingham will be able to apply for accommodation.

What other students say…

I would like to come back to Broadgate Park as I am really happy with it overall. Maintenance are helpful and friendly, reception are also very efficient.

Returning Student

I love living at Broadgate Park because its near the uni, comfortable, safe and the staff are very friendly.

Returning Student

Broadgate Park is a fantastic place to live, and I would definitely live here in the future.

Returning Student

Not just a halls of residence

Broadgate Park isn’t just a halls of residence. It’s a thriving community designed to make sure you get the most of out of student life.

Whether that’s through events, our welfare support network or helping you to meet new people and expand your network.

Our Home at Halls programme is designed to bring this all together, with our blog and app to keep you up to date with everything going on in Broadgate Park

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