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Undergraduate self-catered rooms at Edinburgh Campus

Self-catered room in Leonard Horner Hall

Leonard Horner Hall

There is one block of 53 self-catered rooms with shared bathrooms for undergraduates in Leonard Horner Hall, which has recently been refurbished.

Example layout of a self-catered room (click to enlarge)

Example layout of a self-catered room (click to enlarge)

The bedrooms are around 9 square metres in size and each bedroom has a wash hand basin.

The bedrooms are grouped around kitchens for the use of 4 or 5 students. Bathroom areas are shared between 5.

You can take a 360° virtual tour of one of our self-catering study bedrooms, a shared kitchen and a shared lounge to see how they look.

Accommodation fees

 
Room type Cost per week Contract length Cost per tenancy
Self-catered room £105.84 40 weeks £4233.60

Female student in study bedroom in Leonard Horner Hall

How to apply

You can apply online for accommodation from 8 April 2016. The closing date for guaranteed accommodation is 12.00 noon, 25 August 2016.

Find out more about how to apply for on-campus accommodation.

What’s included in the rent?

The rent includes:

  • internet connection (24MB as standard)
  • heating
  • power
  • weekly clean.  The cleaning service is an "assisted clean", which means you are expected to maintain cleaning standards in your own flat.
  • Basic room contents insurance is included with your on campus accommodation and is provided by Endsleigh. Enter in your policy number HH1074 to check your policy details.

If you plan on using a personal television or a laptop for internet provider television (IPTV), you will need to buy a TV licence.

What's provided in a self-catered room?

Study bedroom

Your room key gives access to your designated lounge, kitchen and laundrette.

  • Single bed
  • Mattress protector
  • Wash hand basin
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Desk lamp
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookshelf
  • Pin board
  • Telephone
  • Ethernet cable

Bed linen, duvet and pillows are not provided, but you can order a bedding pack online for £25 when making your application.

Towels and toilet rolls are not provided.

For safety reasons, cooking/heating appliances and additional furniture are not permitted in study bedrooms.

Kitchen

  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Sweeping brush
  • Dust pan and brush
  • Bucket and mop
  • Swing-top bin
  • Lockable cupboard (padlock required)
  • Breakfast bar
  • Stools

Crockery, cutlery, pot, pans and kitchen utensils are not provided.

Refuse sacks are issued weekly so that you can safely dispose of refuse in the appropriate recycling bins

 

Lounge

 

  • Easy chairs and sofas
  • Coffee tables

General

Other general facilities on campus include:

  • Laundry facilities (washing machines and dryers)
  • Bike shelters (limited spaces)
  • Live-in Wardens and 24 hour security

Images are used to demonstrate a typical student room in each accommodation type.  However, the layout and contents may differ depending on the hall and room allocated.  Please see the "What's included" section above for a list of what is provided in the room.