The Houses

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The Houses

Enjoy a relaxing parkland environment, with lots of places where you can study, read and socialise.

  • Residents aged 16 and over

  • Kaplan Pathways students only

Key features

  • Ensuite rooms

  • Free high-speed WiFi

  • On-campus location

  • Close to university facilities

Exterior view the The Houses residence in Colchester

Room types

Premium Ensuite

A private bedroom and bathroom in a flat of up to 6 students, with a shared kitchen.

  • Approx. room size: 10.5m2

  • Private bedroom and bathroom

  • Shared kitchen

  • Small double bed

Prices from:

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Total cost for
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Start date

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Bedroom

  • 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

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Optional extras to upgrade your experience

  • Luxury bedding pack
  • Kitchen pack

Standard Ensuite

A private bedroom and bathroom in a flat of up to 6 students, with a shared kitchen.

  • Approx. room size: 8.5m2 

  • Private bedroom and bathroom

  • Shared kitchen

  • Singled bed

Prices from:

£—

per week

Total cost for
weeks

£—

Start date

Please select

End date

Availability

Bedroom

  • 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

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Optional extras to upgrade your experience

  • Luxury bedding pack
  • Kitchen pack

Residence features

Wellbeing

You’ll have access to a 24-hour advice line and additional online wellbeing resources, so you’ll always have somewhere to turn for support.

Facilities

Easily wash your clothes at the laundry rooms available on campus (usage charges apply).

Social life

The Residence life team arranges regular social events so you can get to know your fellow residents and make new friends.

Security

Secure entry systems for all buildings, flats and rooms will keep you feeling safe, as will the campus security officers who keep an eye on the area overnight.

What’s included

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

Getting around

The Houses, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, 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 the city centre is easy too, with a nearby bus stop and regular services.

Typical journey times

  • 5-minute walk to the nearest bus stop

  • 10-minute walk to the nearest restaurant

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

  • 15-minute walk to the nearest large supermarket

  • 25-minute bus journey to the city centre

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