Writtle University College

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Student Accommodation

  • Accommodation in the Writtle University College halls of residence is offered to students on a 37 week contract.
  • Options include en-suite, mostly single study bedrooms with quieter halls available.
  • If students prefer not to stay in halls, there are a number of rented properties available in the local area.

Accommodation Costs

Writtle College

Number of university/college beds 382
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £3,892–£5,230
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £2,405–£2,960

Living Here

  • The campus is situated just a few minutes walk from the charming village of Writtle and 2 miles from the City of Chelmsford – the only city in Essex. The college's location is close to London and also to the coastal areas of Essex, meaning students get the best of both worlds.
  • Chelmsford has an impressive 15th Century cathedral, where the college holds its graduation ceremonies; along with bustling shopping centres, attractive parks and gardens, theatres, sports and leisure facilities (including Essex County Cricket Ground and an ice rink) plus a variety of restaurants and bars.

Getting Around

  • A cycle route leads directly into the City of Chelmsford, taking approximately 20 minutes.
  • A regular bus service runs between Writtle Village Green and Chelmsford.
  • Chelmsford station is approximately 10 minutes' drive from Writtle University College.
  • London Stansted and London Southend airports are both around a 35-minute drive from Writtle.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Nightclubs hold special student nights during the week offering discounts to WUC students.
  • Writtle University College’s campus has a lively community atmosphere and students can also easily venture to Chelmsford and London.