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New student accommodation
between college and city centre

163 Cowley Road

Residence team number: +44 (0)1865 711829

  • This premium student residence features spacious, single, en suite bedrooms
  • There are on-site kitchen and laundry facilities
  • The residence is located in the vibrant student area of Cowley and is 15 minutes’ walk from St. Josephs Campus, and 25 minutes’ walk from St. Michaels Campus and the city centre
  • As one of the most popular areas for students in the city, there is a huge range of amenities including shops, cinema, music and entertainment venues and restaurants serving food from every corner of the world

Key Facts

Room type

  • Studio rooms with ensuite bathroom and kitchen

Age range

  • 18+


  • Either self-catering or half-board
  • Half-board is Monday to Friday and includes breakfast and lunch (10 meals per week) but not evening meals. 
  • Meals are provided in the restaurant at the St Josephs campus

Residence facilities

  • WiFi (included in price)
  • Fully-equipped shared kitchen
  • Shared living area per apartment with sofas and TV
  • Laundry self-service
  • Live-in staff and on-site security presence
  • Heating included in the price
  • Access to communal areas within the residence including gym, pool table, sofa area, games room and outside area

Room facilities

  • WiFi (included in price) 
  • Duvet, bedsheets and pillow provided (changed weekly)
  • En suite bath/shower room (students should bring own towels) 
  • Toilet paper provided on arrival
  • Desk 
  • Wardrobe

Within walking distance

  • Supermarkets: 1 minute 
  • Cafes/restaurants: 2 minutes 
  • Shops:1 minute
  • Gym/sports centre: on-site gym/fitness room available
  • Bars/clubs: 5 minutes
  • Other: 15 minutes' walk to cinema; 10 minutes' walk to nature reserve; 3 minutes' to O2 Academy music venue

Journey to college

  • 12-minute bus journey, 25 minutes' walk (St Michaels campus)
  • 10-minute bus journey, 15 minutes' walk (St Josephs campus)


  • September starts: Minimum booking 3 months;
  • January starts minimum booking 6 months; 
  • April starts minimum booking 5 months

Arrival and departure

  • Check in day: Sunday only
  • Check in time: 3pm - 6pm
  • Check out day: Sunday
  • Check out time: Before 10am
  • Students should report to the nearby Wavy Gate residence on arrival to be welcomed by a Kings staff member, who will then arrange a transfer to Spireworks. For arrivals outside of the specified times, please contact the residence team in advance to arrange check-in.


  • Keys to the main entrance to the property will be provided on arrival

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team