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It depends on what your biggest priorities are!

There's no single right answer, as it changes with what you need.

Maybe consider...

  • Ease, total time, and cost of commute (vs cost of housing)
  • The closer you live to WMS, the (slightly) more you can claim for travel expenses from Phase II
    • And the more time you have for rest or study
  • Want to live with other medics? Non-medic students? Professionals? Or alone, or with family or a partner?
  • Total control of your own bills, ok to negotiate with housemates, or just leave it to the landlord?
  • If looking to buy, remember the process can take months longer than your solicitor says - are you happy to wait in a rental?

Common areas...

  • Canley - Lower cost, larger houseshares, close to WMS, popular student area
  • Earlsdon - Lower cost, small to large houseshares, close to WMS and the city centre, very popular student and social area
  • Tile Hill - Low-mid cost, large houseshares or flats, close to WMS
  • Cheylesmore / Binley - Low-mid cost, between WMS and , more suburban area
  • Kenilworth - Higher cost, historical with lots of green spaces, close to WMS, less availability
  • Leamington Spa - Higher cost, typically nicer, good social area, further WMS commute, close to , more popular with professionals or postgrad students

Off campus...

Warwick StudentpadLink opens in a new window is like Warwick Uni Rightmove

WMS Students House Search GroupLink opens in a new window on Facebook to look for or advertise rooms

SU Advice CentreLink opens in a new window can check your landlord contract

If on campus...

  • Placed in Tocil, 15 minutes walk from Gibbet Hill campus
  • Live with other MB ChB students
    • Occasionally another postgrads
  • All bills and contents insurance included
  • All campus facilities on your door step
  • 24/7 support from Residential Community Team and Community Safety
  • Residence Hubs for socialising
  • Flexible cancellation terms if your student status changes, i.e. don't receive immigration permission, don't end up studying at Warwick, or you defer

Booking Process

  • Is instant, straightforward, and no deposit needed
  • Separate process if you have specific accommodation requirements, i.e. a disability
    • If you need support with your allocation for such reasons, the deadline for 2023 is July 26th