Living in Halls - Accommodation - University of Derby

Halls of residence

Student at desk in room Our award-winning halls are owned and managed by the University to give you the best service and support possible. STUDENT LIVING DERBY.GET MORE.

The best place to kick off your University adventure.

In halls you'll benefit from high quality accommodation close to the University and the city, free Unibus transport*, welfare support and an exciting programme of events and activities. But don’t just take our word for it:

Nominated in the National Student Housing Awards

Derby University’s halls have been shortlisted in two categories at the 2017 National Student Housing Survey Awards. The categories are:

  • Best University Halls
  • Best Environmental Management

Top rankings for International students

According to the i-graduate International Student Barometer, the accepted global benchmark for the international student experience (Autumn wave 2016):

  • We are THE BEST in the UK and 2nd best in the world when it comes to welcoming international students on arrival. 
  • Our accommodation office were was ranked 2nd best in the UK (out of 42 participating institutions) and 9th best in the world (182 participating institutions) for the support it offers.
  • Our Residential Assistants were ranked 5th best in the UK and 10th best in the world for the support they offered.
  • The overall quality of our accommodation was ranked 3rd best in the UK

* Derby halls only (not Buxton)

*Derby campus only