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Housing support

Explore the support on offer whether you're living in University halls or renting in the city

Living away from home with other students could be one of the most exciting and rewarding parts of your time in Portsmouth.

You'll have the time of your life, but if there are a few bumps along the way then there's plenty of help available to get you back on track.

Help with living in halls - Res Life Team

If you're experiencing the ups and downs of sharing a hall with other students, the residence life team can offer help and advice. You can get help and advice with:

  • health concerns
  • homesickness
  • relationship problems (e.g. with housemates)
  • noisy neighbours

Help with private renting

From finding somewhere suitable and checking over the details, to moving in - we've got you covered.

Renting in the city?

Getting help and advice

You might find answers to commonly asked questions helpful. If you need any advice, our Student Housing team may be able to help.

Contacting the Student Housing Team

You can contact the team Mon to Thu, 8.30am - 5.00pm and Fri 8.30am - 4.00pm by phone on 023 92 843214, or email on