179 High Street

179 High Street is one of our brand new university managed residences which opened in September 2020. The complex is made up of 282 en-suite bedrooms in shared apartments with each catering for between four and 16 students. The development will also contain 19 self-contained studios. In total there are 301 student rooms. Some apartments have rooms specifically designed for students with disabilities. 179 High Street is approximately a 2 minute walk from the center of the university campus and is located next door to the Sarah Swift Building.

179 High Street has been designed to offer a traditional ‘halls of residence experience’ in a modern environment. The en-suite bedrooms and studios offer comfortable accommodation with fitted furniture and storage.

Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen including cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, television, dining area, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner and mop and bucket. All rooms in 179 High Street are single en-suite rooms and fully furnished including three-quarter size bed, wardrobe, desk and drawers. En-suites include a shower, basin and toilet. Rent is inclusive of utility bills. Free 24-hour WiFi internet access and wired network is also available.


  • All en-suite rooms:
  • Three-quarter beds
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Television in kitchen communal area
  • Disabled access
  • Launderette facilities
  • Possessions insurance included
  • Free internet, including WiFi coverage throughout, plus direct port access in rooms.