A great way to meet new people, make new friends, and gain some independence. Whether you choose a modern en-suite or studio flat at our recently opened Ayr Campus, or take advantage of the new £13.2million student accommodation which opened at Paisley in September 2012 or simply want to be at the heart of campus life in Hamilton, there’s never been a better time to stay in our student residences. With accommodation starting from just £82 per week, UWS accommodation is an affordable choice.
All of our accommodation is self-catered and cooking facilities are provided. You can apply for accommodation when you have received an offer of a place to study.Priority for places is normally given to first year students who live more than 40 miles from the campus towns or more than an hour’s travelling time away. We also provide listings and advice on private accommodation in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley.
Student possessions insurance has been provided
through Endsleigh for every
student who is living at our student residences for the 2014-15 academic year. This covers a range of belongings in your room,
including laptops, sports and electrical equipment, clothes and frozen food.
This has been arranged by us at no extra cost to the students. The insurance certificate for the 2014/15 academic year is available here. Please
download a copy of this document for your records. All claims will
be handled directly by Endsleigh.
The Residence Team provide all students with a bedding pack containing duvet, duvet cover, pillows, pillow slips and fitted sheet. We will also provide a crockery starter pack (1 place dinner setting plus tumbler, coffee mug and tea towel). For any specific queries, please contact us through the details on the right hand side of this page
UWS is delighted to offer student accommodation from an early stage in the process of your course acceptance. Our standards of accommodation are based on the needs of most students and the fact that many of our residences are on campus allows for quick and easy access to classes and services.
However, should you prefer to consider a private let option; it might be worth giving consideration to the following areas:
If you are considering a private let, but unsure of the local areas, the UWS Residential Services team will be delighted to help with advice and recommendations regarding residential areas within each of the campuses as follows:
At this point, it is worth emphasising that the rent for University accommodation is all-inclusive. There are no additional utility bills to worry about regardless of use; we also provide insurance which covers the cost of your digital multimedia among other things; and we have free wi-fi in many of our residences.
If you decide that your private let is not working out at any point, we will be happy to advise and assist you, and do what we can to find you suitable student accommodation within one of our welcoming, safe and convenient student residences.
If you are considering letting private accommodation within the South Ayrshire area (this covers the Ayr Campus) go to the private letting info on the South Ayrshire Council Website
If you are considering letting private accommodation within the Dumfries & Galloway area (this covers the Dumfries Campus) go to the private letting info on the Dumfries & Galloway Council Website
If you are considering letting private accommodation within the South Lanarkshire area (this covers the Hamilton Campus) go to the private letting info on the South Lanarkshire Council Website
If you are considering letting private accommodation within the Renfrewshire area (this covers the Paisley Campus)go to the private letting info on the Renfrewshire Council Website
The local authority websites should also allow access to the “Guide to Private Letting” which can be downloaded and has additional useful information.
Apply for Accommodation Online
If you are not already resident with us and are interested in finding out more about our student accommodation, please email Placetostay@uws.ac.uk
If you are an existing resident in our accommodation and have an enquiry, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more accommodation information:
Paisley Campus+ 44 (0)141 848 3159
Ayr Campus+ 44 (0)1292 886273
Hamilton Campus+ 44 (0)1698 283100 (ext 8376)
Dumfries Campus+ 44 (0)1387 345801
For up-to-date costs, check the entries for each campus in the main text.