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From state-of-the art rooms in the city centre to our dedicated student village, there’s something perfect for everyone, plus GB students are guaranteed a room in their first year.

Live somewhere safe, comfortable and affordable so you can enjoy undergraduate life to the full. Our student accommodation is also the lowest cost in the UK (Which? University 2018).

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What's included?

  • All-inclusive fees.
  • Free off-peak Queen’s Sport membership.
  • Super-fast wired internet and 200Mb Wi-Fi.
  • Student common lounge with games tables and a free tea and coffee lounge.
  • Rooms available for private, group study or society meetings.
  • Reception open seven days per week.
  • 24/7 Safety Team.
  • Residential Life team provide pastoral support, organise trips and social events.
  • Contents insurance included free of charge.
  • Full maintenance support.
  • Complimentary cleaning of communal areas.
  • Parcel post system: You get an email notification when your parcel arrives.
  • Laundry services (for a small fee).
En-suite single room

Prices from £130 per week

Exclusive one-bedroom apartment

Prices from £175 per week

Overall cost comparisons

  Queen's University Belfast   English University   Scottish University   London University  
Weekly cost of University Accommodation1   £130 £137 £150 £222
Average Monthly Rent2 £399 £428 £373 £668

1. Source: University Websites, Based on Single Ensuite accommodation. London (UCL) only cost available Single Ensuite Studio.
2. Source:, 2018

Student studying in her bedroomElms BT1 & BT2

All our apartments in Elms BT1 and Elms BT2 include modern en suite shower rooms, a desk with lamp, use of a full kitchen, dining table and chairs, TV and high-speed internet.

Conveniently located in the centre of Belfast and just 15 minutes from Queen’s main campus, you’ll be based in a thriving coffee culture beside great restaurants and nightlife. Local grocery stores Spar, Centra and Tesco Express will also be on your doorstep, and Victoria Square (0.5mi), one of the city’s main retail hubs, is just a 10-minute stroll away.

Elms BT9

Students in Elms BT9 Treehouse

Elms BT9 gives you a safe, secure new home in Belfast and great opportunities to make new friends from all over the world.

Elms has a chilled-out community atmosphere and is just a 10-minute walk from the main campus and Students’ Union on the leafy Malone Road. The Treehouse social space is at the heart of Elms BT9 and includes a coffee bar open each evening, study space, a shop, a laundry and an ATM.

“I'm living in BT9 Elms Village, and it’s very good. The reception and facilities are exactly what is needed, there is a great community atmosphere and all the halls are a very high standard - much nicer than for the same money at other unis.”Megan Johnston, England
Biomedical Science

Additional information

Accommodation Virtual Tour

Events and activities in accommodation

Common accommodation questions answered

Blog: Living in Queen's Accommodation: Elms BT1

Blog: Guide to Belfast Student Housing

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