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Eligibility Criteria & Deadline dates

Applications now open for 2020/21

Applications to live in our halls of residence for 2020/21 are now open. Please visit our accommodation portal to apply.

 

Eligibility criteria

Our Accommodation Guarantee 2020/21

The University of East London is able to guarantee Accommodation to New Home Students, who fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are starting their first year of studies at UEL
  • Are studying on a full-time mode of attendance
  • Have an Unconditional Firm offer from the University

The University of East London is also able to prioritise Accommodation to New EU and International students who fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are starting their first year of studies at UEL
  • Are studying on a full-time mode of attendance
  • Have an Unconditional Firm offer from the University

The University is unable to guarantee Accommodation to returning students, however returning students that are offered a place in halls must fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are studying on a full-time mode of attendance
  • Must have passed their previous year of studies and re-enrolled to the University
  • Must have no previous rent arrears or serious disciplinary

The University of East London guarantees Accommodation to new students who are Care Leavers or Students with a relevant disability who fit within the below eligibility criteria:

  • Are 18 years old (or over)
  • Are studying on a full time mode of attendance
  • Have an Unconditional Firm offer from the University
  • Provide confirmation/evidence from the local authority

Deadline Dates

Deadline Dates are in place to guarantee students Accommodation. Students are only guaranteed Accommodation if they complete the application, payment and acceptance stages of the process, within the deadlines given. Students that apply later than the Accommodation Guarantee Deadline (after 27th July 2020) are not guaranteed Accommodation.

  • Application Deadline – 27th July 2020
  • Provisional Room Offer – 5th August – 7th August 2020
  • Payment Deadline – 19th August 2020
  • Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed 
  • Application Deadline – 13th August 2020
  • Provisional Room Offer – 13th August – 18th August 2020
  • Payment Deadline – 1st September 2020
  • Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed
Apply after the 13th August – allocated based on the Allocation Policy.

Payment Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Allocation

Acceptance Deadline – 7 days after Provisional Room Offer Confirmed
*If room allocation is not confirmed before the tenancy start date, move in days may be delayed

Students under 18

Unfortunately we cannot house any students under 18 years old. The preferred option in this case is for the students to live in with a local family (i.e. a Homestay) until they are 18 and then apply to move into Halls. Please contact us if this applies to you.