Student Accommodation at St Mary’s University, Surrey

Since it first opened its doors in 1850, St Mary’s University has grown to serve over 6,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and establish a reputation for teaching excellence. Student satisfaction is high in this tight-knit, diverse community, not solely because the standards of teaching are so high, but because St Mary’s has always stayed true to its mission to care for those who choose to study here. This ethos is alive and well, inspiring students to take the leap and progress their academic careers while receiving the support of their fellow students and faculty staff.

Across its four schools, St Mary’s offers 34 undergraduate degree programmes and 24 postgraduate programmes, available on both a part-time and full-time basis. Students can also take advantage of Erasmus programmes and study abroad or make the most of the career-focused courses to enrol in part-time work placements while they study. Talking of careers, St Mary’s has a 94.2% graduate employment rate, making it the 8th highest in the country. The Guardian University Guide also ranked it first in London for course satisfaction.

Based in Greater London, student accommodation at St Mary’s University comes in many shapes and sizes. Our collection of student homes stretches across Surrey to give students a wide range of options to choose from. Farnham is a buzzing hotspot brimming with independent boutiques, bars and cafés, but it’s also popular for its vast parklands that make for the perfect picnic location.

Accommodation in Guildford usually gets snapped up fairly quickly too, on account of its bustling high street and vibrant student community. We also have plenty of properties in the charming area of Egham and Kingston upon Thames – wherever you choose to live, you’ll always be close to local amenities and transport links.

Life on Campus

St Mary’s University campus is divided into four, with the main campus located on Waldegrave Road in Twickenham within the grounds of Strawberry Hill House. The building is one of Britain’s most iconic examples of Georgian Gothic Revival architecture, and the campus is staffed with a comprehensive support team to help students settle in to their new life.

The Students' Union at St Mary’s keeps the student community connected, offering plenty in the way of social events and opportunities for career development. From weekly quiz nights to the St Mary’s Summer Ball, you’ll have a lot to look forward to.

Of course, the best way to make friends at uni is to join a club or society, and St Mary’s has its fair share. Fancy yourself a future radio presenter? Join the SIMMS radio society and get a slot on the schedule to play your favourite tunes, share your opinions or interview some local celebs. 

More of a film buff? You’ll find your people at the film soc, where your deep analysis of a deleted scene won’t fall on deaf ears.

If you love to keep active, you’ll be pleased to know that St Mary’s is listed in the Top 4 UK Universities for its Sports Scene. The university boasts a set of sports fields at the Teddington Lock campus in Broom Road, Teddington. Plus, with a broad collection of clubs ranging from basketball to ultimate frisbee, there’s something for everyone to get involved with.

Why UniHomes?

At UniHomes, we proudly offer a wide range of options for student accommodation in Surrey to suit your needs – whether that’s a modern apartment for you and a friend or a spacious home for the whole gang. When it comes to budgeting, we keep things simple by bundling up the cost of rent with your utility bills – that way, you only have to forecast for one monthly fee, and there are no hidden costs or nasty surprises. Plus, most of our properties come fully furnished with modern features and are all conveniently located to make your life at uni that little bit easier. 

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