Colchester student accommodation. All bills included student living. Feel right at home.

The space you live in helps to shape your student experience. So that’s exactly what we aim to give you. Space. Our bills-included Colchester student accommodation has been carefully designed to be stylish, comfy, and sociable and is free of the hassle that can turn a good day, bad. With a city centre location you can escape campus and be right in the middle of city life, freedom has never felt so good.

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  • 27 Magdalen Street.

    Book now for September 2024 and earn up to £975.00 cashback.

    Host 27 Magdalen Street allows you to escape campus and be right in the middle of city centre life. Less than 10 minutes’ walk from Colchester’s shops, bars and restaurants…
    Looking for a shorter term contract length for September 2024?

    39 week contracts ending 14th June 2025 available in Gold and Platinum en-suite rooms.

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    • £975 cashback for ARU students
    • £500 cashback
    • Rebookers: £500 cashback
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What's it like?

As Britain’s first city and the former capital of Roman Britain, Colchester is a historic City in Essex. It may be historic, but it keeps up with the times. 21st Century Colchester is a thriving, modern city popular with students at the University of Essex. Whatever your taste or budget, there’s plenty to see and do in Colchester and the surrounding area as a student.

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It’s a simple campaign! For every percent we reduce our overall utilities (electric, water and gas) consumption by we donate to one of our nominated charities.

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