University College Birmingham’s halls of residence, The Maltings, offers 827 study bedrooms, most of which are en-suite, split into mixed-sex flats of between six and nine rooms. Single-sex flats are also available, as is quieter accommodation for mature and postgraduate students, and rooms for students with disabilities.
All bedrooms are furnished with plenty of storage and study space, and each flat has a modern, fully-equipped kitchen and dining area.
On-site, the newly-refurbished communal area – GuildSpace – has plenty to entertain students, including an 86-inch TV, arcade games, and pool tables. There is also a sports hall and free gym, plus landscaped gardens where students can relax. For peace of mind, there is 24-hour security.
The Maltings has located just a 15-minute walk from the university campus and the city centre. It is close to a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars, and the city’s main transport hubs.
Rents range from £115-£179 per week, inclusive of WiFi, utility bills and contents insurance.
University College Birmingham has invested £130 million since 2014 in enhancing its campus with world-class facilities, including:
To support students’ learning, the library spans two floors and contains plenty of PCs, individual workspaces, and group study areas. Specialised library staff is also on hand to offer assistance with assignment research.
The campus is also home to the university’s award-winning training restaurant, Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food. In addition, there are cafes and modern diners with outdoor seating areas and a bakery selling food created by students, offering students a space to relax and to showcase their skills.