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Accommodation at Queen's


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Looking for a room? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! We are continuing to accept accommodation applications from any Queen’s students (first year/returning, UG/PG) who require accommodation for the academic year 2022-2023 – click the ‘APPLY NOW’ button to submit your application.

From Wednesday 14 September, any student studying in Belfast (University or Further and Higher Education College), can also apply for accommodation by submitting an online application. If you have any questions, or need any help, please feel free to get in touch with our team on 028 9097 4403 or email

Accommodations FAQs

2022-2023 Key Dates

15 Feb

Applications open for first year & returning students.

14 Mar

Closing date for returning student applications.

30 Jun

Application deadline for International/GB/ROI students to be guaranteed* accommodation;

Application deadline for NI students (not guaranteed) to be considered for accommodation based on distance lived from campus.

*Students must also have made Queen's their firm choice by this date to meet this criteria.

01 Aug

Application deadline for international Exchange or Study Abroad students to be guaranteed accommodation (students arriving in September for one or two semesters).

18 Aug

A-level results day and accommodation allocations commence.

03 Sep

40 and 48 week accommodation contracts commence.

10 Sep

44 week accommodation contracts (external accommodation providers only) commence.

17 Sep

51 week accommodation contracts commence.

30 Nov

Application deadline for International students on a single semester (for 2nd semester) visiting or exchange programme to be guaranteed accommodation.


Elms BT1, Elms BT2, Elms BT9 and Queen's Houses offer you the all-important space to live and enjoy student life to the full.

Queen’s currently has over 3,400 places in our student accommodation, which means you can take advantage of the most affordable, purpose-built student accommodation in the city.

All the important information is in the Allocation Policy, which is available in the Useful Information page on this website, below.

  • £85Prices from £85 per week
  • 24/7Safety Team
  • 40Week contract with no hidden costs
  • 250MbWi-Fi included throughout
  • £0Free off-peak Queen's Sport membership (BT1, 2 & 9)
  • 400+Social Events
  • 100+Residential support staff
  • 3,400Rooms available with majority en suite
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Students have applauded the safety, quality, style and services offered in our student accommodation in the heart of Belfast city centre.

Conveniently located in the centre of Belfast and just 15 minutes from Queen’s main campus, you’ll be nestled in a thriving coffee culture beside beautiful restaurants and a vibrant nightlife.

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, television and high-speed internet.

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“Queen’s Accommodation has the wow-factor when it comes to cost and quality of the rooms, especially as the rent is so affordable. Queen’s offer private bedrooms for all students, and many rooms have their own en suite bathrooms.” 

Gireesh Subbiah, MPH Public Health, India

UUK Student Accommodation Code

Where you live is a big part of being at university or college.

This is why Queen’s University Belfast is one of a number of universities and further education colleges that is signed up to The Student Accommodation Code. The Code protects our students’ rights to safe, good quality accommodation, to make sure our students get the best out of their time living in our residences.

It outlines everything students can expect from our accommodation as well as their responsibilities as tenants.

The Code has already raised standards of accommodation at Queen’s University Belfast and underpins our ongoing dedication to our students.

We are fully committed to providing a safe, comfortable living environment which will help support our students in leading a successful and enjoyable student life.

Read the Student Accommodation Code
UUK Student Accommodation Code

Contact details

Queen's Accommodation

Queen's University Belfast
Elms BT9
78 Malone Road

T: +44 (0) 28 9097 4525

Summer Accommodation

T: +44 (0) 28 9097 4403

Residential Life

T: +44 (0) 28 9097 4718

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