Medway is home to the University of Kent and the University of Greenwich with a big student population. There is plenty to do in the city and lots of choice when it comes to choosing where you’d like to stay.
There are university-owned student accommodation and also private halls like Unite Students who come highly recommended! To help you decide where to stay, here are all the best student halls in Medway.
Pier Quays is home to a whopping 1,106 students and sits right on the coastline, giving you access to the best amenities, like bars on the seafront. Gillingham has a range of beaches nearby with plenty to do. These halls are positioned perfectly for students studying at the University of Greenwich and a 10 minute walk from Medway Campus. The accommodation is close to Gillingham Park and Medway park for those into sports and the outdoors. It is also close to the multi-sports centre which has a gym, sports pitches and art facilities.
You can choose between en-suite rooms with shared living and kitchen spaces, or a private studio. Both give you access to the common room with a pool table, ping pong and an outdoor courtyard. Prices start at £124 per week.
5 minutes away from the Medway Gillingham Campus, Compass House has fully furnished modern ensuite or joint ensuite rooms. As well as a modern furnished room, there are fully-fitted kitchens, communal lounges, high-speed WiFi, maintenance, security and a communal outdoor courtyard. Prices start from £85 per week.
Fully furnished modern ensuite studios within a short walk from Medway campus, Maritime House is surrounded by shops, takeaways, cafes, the Strand rand leisure centre and Liberty Quays. There are 26 rooms in the building, all with a single bed and basic furnishings. Prices start at £120 per week.
Split between 5 buildings, the University of Greenwich offers students accommodation in any of the following buildings: Adelaide, Forte, Sunne, Merlin and Wolfe. All of the blocks have the same facilities, but the former 3 are a little more modern. The accommodation is on campus and has resident parking available. Each room is ensuite with shared kitchen and lounge areas. Prices start at £146.23 per week.