South Courts

Exclusive to Pathways students

South Courts

Enjoy the full student experience at this on-campus residence, conveniently close to facilities like the Sports Centre. 

  • Residents aged 18 and over

  • Kaplan Pathways students only

Key features

  • Ensuite rooms

  • Free high-speed WiFi

  • On-campus location

  • Close to university facilities

Exterior view the South Courts residence in Colchester, Essex

Room types

Standard Ensuite

A private bedroom and bathroom in a flat of up to 14 students, with a shared kitchen. 

  • Approx. room size: 15m2  

  • Private bedroom and bathroom 

  • Shared kitchen 

  • Single bed 

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  • Study desk

  • Chair

  • Wardrobe

  • Storage space

  • Shelves

  • Cupboard

  • Bin

Private bathroom

  • Shower

  • Washbasin  

  • Toilet

  • Mirror

Shared kitchen  

  • Fridge-freezer  

  • Hob  

  • Oven

  • Microwave  

  • Kettle 

  • Ironing board 

  • Cupboard  


  • Free WiFi

Optional extras to upgrade your experience

  • Luxury bedding pack
  • Kitchen pack
Exclusive to Pathways students

Residence features


All residents can call a special 24-hour helpline for advice and support, and access additional free wellbeing resources online. 


Enjoy access to bike storage and on-campus laundry facilities (usage charges apply). 

Social life

You can meet more of your fellow residents and make new friends by joining the social events that are organised by the Residence Life Team. 


Campus security officers conduct regular patrols overnight, and you’ll benefit from secure door entry systems to all buildings, rooms and flats. 

What’s included

All utility bills, as well as high-speed WiFi and maintenance costs are included in your rent. You’ll also be provided with a free standard bedding pack. 

Getting around

South Courts, University of Essex, Boundary Road, Colchester, CO4 3SQ 

You’ll be conveniently located on the Colchester campus close to your classes and many of the main university facilities. Getting into town is easy too, with a nearby bus stop and regular services. 

Typical journey times

  • 5-minute walk to the nearest bus stop

  • 5-minute walk to the nearest restaurant at the University

  • 10-minute walk to the University of Essex International College

  • 20-minute walk to the nearest large supermarket

  • 30-minute bus journey to the city centre

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