Students who need accommodation have the choice of Highbury’s onsite accommodation or accommodation with a host family. The International Office can discuss your options and help arrange what is the best for you.

Onsite accommodation

Onsite accommodation Highbury’s onsite accommodation is situated within The Tower, the College’s tallest building. All 75 bedrooms enjoy views of Portsmouth and its coastline.

Each floor consists of 15 good-sized bedrooms, two kitchens, dining area, lounge and television. Each bedroom includes a bed, desk, wardrobe, en-suite bathroom (shower, toilet and wash basin), telephone, television and computer points and free Internet access. There is also a laundry room, with washers and dryers, and a 24-hour security is in operation on the College site.

Onsite accommodation fee: £125 per week (£4,400 per academic year if students pay in full prior to arrival)

Apply for On-site Accommodation

Please download and complete the On-site Accommodation Questionnaire and return it to Highbury College, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 2SA.

Host Family accommodation

One of the best ways to help improve your English and also give you a better understanding of British life and culture is to stay with one of our carefully selected homestay families. Homestay accommodation is on a full-board basis (breakfast, light lunch and dinner included). Students normally arrive at their homestay accommodation on Sunday and leave on Saturday.

Homestay accommodation fee: As a guide you should expect to pay from £160 per week for Full Board.

To apply for Homestay, please contact us on +44 (023) 9238 3131 or email

Full accommodation fees are payable prior to/on arrival at college.