What's happening in accommodation

Whilst you’re living in University managed accommodation there will be lots of things going on, there are always events to get involved with and planned maintenance and inspections that need to be carried out. Below is a timeline of when things will be happening, if you have any specific questions then feel free to contact our Residential Service.

Trimester 1 - September to December

Welcome Week (September)

  • Welcome events
  • Freshers fayre

Weeks 1 - 4

  • PAT testing
  • Complete the Arrivals survey
  • Laundry & Internet awareness days
  • Guest card returns

Weeks 5 - 8

  • First semester room inspections
  • Halloween event
  • Recruitment for Open day room use and tour guides
  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing

Weeks 9 - 12

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing
  • Bonfire event
  • PEER mentor event
  • Christmas Event
  • Christmas closure information sent out

Trimester 1 Exam/Resits

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing
  • End Semester 1 email

Trimester 2 - January to April

Pre-arrival

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing

Welcome Week (January)

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing
  • Welcome email
  • Welcome event for Trimester 2 students

Weeks 1 - 4

  • House Hunting events launch
  • Returners applications open
  • PAT testing
  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing

Weeks 5 - 8

  • Second Semester inspections
  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing

Weeks 9 - 12

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing
  • Window cleaning
  • Summer lets
  • End tenancy emails

Trimester 2 Exam/Resits

  • End Tenancy emails
  • Water Temp checks
  • Emergency light testing
  • Departure surveys

Trimester 3 - May to July

Weeks 1 - 4

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing
  • Summer works and maintenance

Weeks 5 - 8

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing

Weeks 9 - 12

  • Moving out
  • Recycling and donating campaign
  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing

Trimester 3 Exam/Resits

  • Water temp checks
  • Emergency light testing