Applying for 2019/20

So here are the key points you need to know about applying for University accommodation as an undergraduate or postgraduate student. We strongly recommend that you apply as soon as you can because in previous years demand for places in University accommodation has always been high.

By visiting Liverpool Life, you should apply for 2019/20 if you are planning to join us in the coming academic year.

 

The 2018/19 undergraduate accommodation price list is available here - Accommodation Fees 2019-20

1st year "Firm" guarantee 

If you are a new undergraduate student, we guarantee to find you a place in University accommodation if:

    • You have chosen the University of Liverpool as your 1st choice and you have accepted an Unconditional Firm offer (UF) or a Conditional Firm offer (CF) and
    • You apply for your accommodation no later than 31st July. We recommend that you apply as soon as you receive your invitation email from the University's admissions team and have been issued with your student ID number (this always begins in 20.........)

 

 

Insurance Choice & Clearing 

Please make your application for accommodation as soon as possible. Whilst we are not able to formally guarantee your accommodation, we will try our best to do so and if we can - your date of aplication will be taken into consideration.

 

Room Allocation Order

We prioritise the allocation of rooms to students in the following order - taking into consideration the date of your application:

  1. Students who accept an unconditional "Firm" offer and are not result dependent (UF) 
  2. Students who put us as their “Firm” (1st) choice who will receive their examination results in August (CF)

If we then have rooms available once the above students have been allocated their rooms, we will then follow the order below:

  1. Students who have University of Liverpool as their “Insurance” (2nd) choice (CI)
  2. Students who come to the University through “Clearing” (CL) 

Here are the key points for applying:-

    • You can apply for accommodation online as you receive your invitation email from the University's admissions team and have been issued with your student ID number (this always begins in 20.....)
    • Once you log into the Liverpool Life portal, navigate to the accommodation section and you can begin your application for University Accommodation.
    • We will ask you to make three choices. Please read the various options carefully, including our catered options which are fantastic value.
    • Once your academic status changes (this may be after your exams results when you will become an "unconditional" offerholder) you will receive an email with details of the accommodation we can offer you - please make sure to check any junk or spam inboxes !!
    • All offers of Accommodation will be sent from Monday 16th August 2019 onwards.
    • To secure your place you will need to go to our website and carefully read your tenancy agreement. 
    • **Please note that you will only have 24hrs to either accept or decline your offer of accommodation**
    • **If you reject your offer of accommodation, there is no guarantee that the University will be able to make you another room offer**
    • You will need to accept the offer of accommodation online, sign your tenancy agreement electronically and pay a non-refundable £150 booking fee - once you arrive this then becomes your damage deposit and is refunded subject to a room inspection when you leave.
    • Please note we cannot tell you your room number until shortly before you arrive. For your safety please do not share this on social media.

**Please ensure that you complete your application for accommodation as soon as possible because the date you apply is also taken into consideration**

Go to our undergraduate accommodation page

Room Changer waiting list

Once you have accepted your room offer - don't worry if this isn't exactly the room you wanted - using your accommodation portal you can nominate one choice of room type from our room waiting list. If your nominated room type then becomes available - you will be sent a new offer of accommodation.

Look for rooms using the Room Changer here

 

 

Postgraduate students

We guarantee first year postgraduate students either University or University-Approved accommodation on campus provided they apply no later than 31st July.

Postgraduate accommodation is offered on a self-catering basis with single-occupancy private rooms (mostly en suite).

Here are the key points:-

  • You can apply as soon as you receive your invitation email from the University's admissions team and have been issued with your student ID number (this always begins in 20.....)
  • Log into the Liverpool Life portal and navigate to the accommodation section, you can then make your three choices
  • Most of our available accommodation is private study bedrooms. Self-contained accommodation is very limited.
  • We will email you details of the accommodation we can offer you once your place on your programme is confirmed.
  • You will need to accept the accommodation online, sign the tenancy agreement electronically and pay a non-refundable £150 booking fee - once you arrive this then becomes your damage deposit and is refunded subject to a room inspection when you leave.
  • Your accommodation contract will be for a 51-week period, commencing in September.

Go to our postgraduate student accommodation page

Returning Undergraduates

If you are entering your second or third year's here at the University and would like to apply for accommodation please make sure that you as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as there will be limited places throughout our residences and these will be allocated on a first come, first served basis with an offer of self-catered ensuite accommodation.

 

Go to our returning undergraduate student accommodation page