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UK University Ready accommodation in Essex

Your accommodation during your UK University Ready course will be at The Meadows, a modern and comfortable residence with a real sense of student community. It’s a safe and convenient option for you, and with a private bedroom and en suite bathroom, fun social spaces, and other students around, you’ll settle in quickly.

It’s easy to book your accommodation when you apply for your course, and you’ll receive excellent support from the moment you reserve your room until the end of your stay. This includes free airport transfers on main arrivals weekends. Alternatively, if you need to arrive at a different time, we can also assist you in making your own plans to help you get to your accommodation.

When you book Kaplan-arranged accommodation, you can enjoy discounted tuition fees. Learn more.

The Meadows features

By booking student accommodation in Essex with us, you’ll enjoy many great features.

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Based on the Colchester campus and a 15 to 20-minute walk from the College.
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Classic study bedroom
A private bedroom and bathroom with a small double bed, desk, chair, bookshelves and storage.
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Fully equipped bathroom with toilet, shower and washbasin.
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Fully equipped shared kitchens with fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave, oven, kettle, ironing board and storage units.
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Other facilities
On-site laundry room (usage charges apply), secure bicycle storage, car park and a shop.
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Social spaces
On-site café, a common room, and a number of social events.
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Free, fast and stable broadband and WiFi access.
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Bills included
All bills are included in the accommodation price.
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Secure door entry to buildings, flats and rooms, and on-campus patrol officers overnight.
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Additional measures such as enhanced cleaning are in place to protect everyone, in line with government guidelines..
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Free starter pack
Enjoy a free ‘student starter pack’ with many of the basic bedding and cooking equipment you’ll need as soon as you move in.

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Accommodation prices

Below are the accommodation prices for The Meadows. To see the course and accommodation package price, click here.

Contract lengthAccommodation price
6 weeks£1,194
4 weeks£796
2 weeks£398

Book your accommodation

It’s easy and convenient to book accommodation with Kaplan. Just select the accommodation you want when applying for your course, and we’ll arrange the contract for you. If you have any questions, you can speak to one of our friendly advisers.

Arriving at your accommodation

Due to the ongoing uncertainty around travel, you may have questions about the process for arriving at your accommodation for the UK University Ready course. You can check our FAQs for information on travel and our accommodation arrival policy.

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