Traditional non en suite rooms

Self-catered room in Leonard Horner Hall

Traditional non en suite rooms

All accommodation is single occupancy and self-catered – There are a number of catering facilities on campus. Please note that our residences are mixed gender.

Plan for self-catered room

The bedrooms are around 9 square metres in size and each bedroom has a wash hand basin. Each Corridor has 8-10 bedrooms sharing two toilets, two showers and two kitchens.

You can take a 360° virtual tour of one of our traditional non en suite rooms, a shared kitchen to see how they look.

Accommodation fees 2022/2023 (per room)
Room type Cost per week Contract length Cost per tenancy
Traditional self-catered room non en suite £119.00 40 weeks £4760.00

How to apply

Applications for the 2022/2023 academic year have now closed. 

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

What's included in the rent?

Student in bedroom

The rent includes:

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.

  • internet connection (100MB as standard)
  • heating
  • power
  • assisted clean of public areas and kitchens which means you are expected to maintain cleaning standards in your own flat.
  • 24/7 SafeGuarding Services who are on hand day and night to deal with any issues that may arise. 

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
  • bedside table
  • Mattress protector
  • Wash hand basin
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Desk lamp
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookshelf
  • Pin board

Bed linen, duvet and pillows are not provided, but you can order a bedding pack online for £30 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.


  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Sweeping brush
  • Dust pan and brush
  • Bucket and mop
  • Recycling station
  • Lockable cupboard (padlock required)
  • Breakfast bar
  • Stools
  • Vacuum cleaner

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


Other general facilities on campus include:

  • Laundry facilities (washing machines, dryers, iron and ironing board)
  • Bike shelters (limited spaces)
  • Residence Life Hub located on campus

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.

Key information

On-campus Accommodation Office (Edinburgh Campus)