Our Accommodation

Accommodation Services manages all University of Lincoln-owned residences. With over 4,300 rooms across 7 purpose-built residences, we cater to a range of budgets, tastes, and lifestyles.

Students can live with us throughout all the years of their study, with accommodation offers guaranteed for first-year students.

All contracts for undergraduates are 46 weeks, except Cygnet Wharf which is 40 weeks.

For postgraduate students or students studying a longer course, there is a choice of 46 or 50 weeks contracts. Extensions are available upon request.

Rent is inclusive of utility bills, WiFi, and content insurance.

Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen including a cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, television*, dining area, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner, and mop and bucket.

*Lincoln Courts not included.

Studio rooms include a combination oven, hob, fridge and bar seating area.


Living at Lincoln means more than just a great room. Choosing to live in University-managed accommodation comes with a host of benefits…

  • Utilities included
  • WIFI included
  • Custom heating
  • No deposit
  • Post and parcel
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Contents insurance
  • No council tax
  • On-site maintenance
  • Self-catered rooms
  • Great locations
  • Residential Wardens
  • Comon room smart TVs and licence
  • Bike storage
  • 24/7 security
  • Room relocation service
  • Reception team
  • Studio rooms

St Marks

Opened in September 2021, St Marks is a brand-new accommodation, situated just minutes from the Brayford Pool Campus and a short walk from the city centre.

The complex is spread across 10 blocks with single-occupancy bedrooms in apartments comprising 6 to 12 en-suite bedrooms.

All rooms in St Marks are single-occupancy en-suite rooms and are fully furnished including a three-quarter size bed, wardrobe, desk, and drawers. En-suite rooms include a shower, basin, and toilet.

Some apartments have rooms specifically designed for students with disabilities.


Valentine Court

Valentine Court opened in September 2019 and is made up of 70 townhouse-style apartments, each catering for between six and 13 students.

In total there are 469 furnished student bedrooms. Some apartments have rooms specifically designed for students with disabilities. Valentine Court is located to the south of the Brayford Pool Campus, approximately a 7-minute walk from the University.

The complex consists of modern, well-equipped apartment-style houses with an atmosphere of communal living. The bedrooms are arranged over three floors and residents share a spacious kitchen, dining, and lounge area on the ground floor. The en-suite bedrooms offer comfortable accommodation with fitted furniture and storage.

All rooms in Valentine Court are single-occupancy en-suite rooms and are fully furnished including a three-quarter size bed, wardrobe, desk, and drawers. En-suite rooms include a shower, basin, and toilet. Rent is inclusive of utility bills. Limited permit parking is also available at an additional cost.


179 High Street

179 High Street comprises 282 en-suite bedrooms in shared apartments, each catering for between four and 16 students. The development also contains 19 self-contained studios. There is a studio room specifically designed for students with disabilities.

All of the rooms are single-occupancy en-suite rooms and are fully furnished with a three-quarter size bed, wardrobe, desk, and drawers.

Each studio apartment contains its own kitchen, sleeping area, and en-suite bathroom.


The Gateway

The Gateway provides 519 rooms, ranging from en-suite bedrooms in cluster flats to studio apartments and studio apartments with communal living rooms. Each studio apartment contains its own kitchen, sleeping area, and en-suite bathroom.

The cluster flats comprise six or seven en-suite bedrooms with a communal kitchen. The Gateway is situated just a minute away from the University’s Brayford Pool Campus and five minutes walk from the city centre.


Cygnet Wharf

Cygnet Wharf has been designed to offer a traditional hall of residence experience in a modern environment, accommodating first-year students only. The complex comprises three contemporary buildings of self-catered apartments, the majority of which house between 10 and 12 students. In total there are 442 furnished student bedrooms. Some apartments have rooms specifically designed for students with disabilities.

All rooms in Cygnet Wharf are single en-suite rooms and fully furnished with a three-quarter size bed (a small double), wardrobe, desk, and drawers. En-suite rooms include a shower, basin, and toilet.


Lincoln Courts

Lincoln Courts is a popular waterfront accommodation complex, situated in our Brayford Student Village. The complex is made up of 17 contemporary buildings of self-catered apartments, which each house five to eight students. In total there are 1,037 furnished student bedrooms. Some apartments have rooms designed specifically for students with disabilities.

Rent is inclusive of utility bills, personal possessions insurance, and University WiFi access.

Standard room: Each room is furnished with a single bed, wardrobe, desk, and drawers. Free 24-hour WiFi access to the University broadband network is also available

En-suite room: In addition to the facilities that come with a standard room, these rooms have en-suite bathrooms which include a shower, basin, and toilet.


Viking House

Viking House is located in the centre of Lincoln, just a short walk from the main Brayford Pool Campus. It offers a traditional hall of residence experience in a modern environment. The complex is made up of three buildings of self-catered apartments and studios, with each housing between eight and 23 students.

In total there are 272 furnished student bedrooms and 15 studio rooms. Some apartments have rooms specifically designed for students with disabilities.

All rooms in Viking House are single-occupancy en-suite or studio rooms and are fully furnished with a three-quarter size bed, wardrobe, desk, and drawers. En-suite rooms include a shower, basin, and toilet.