Students who need accommodation have the choice of Highbury’s onsite Hall of Residence, the Tower, or staying with a Host Family. The College’s Accommodation Office can discuss your options and help arrange what is 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: £110 per week (£3,960 per academic year if students pay full fees prior to arrival)


Homestay 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 half-board basis (breakfast and dinner during the week, all meals at weekends). 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 £145 per week for Half Board.


University of Portsmouth Halls of Residence

From May to the end of August, we may be able to accommodate you in the Hall of Residence at the University of Portsmouth. The Halls are located within a 5 minute walk of our city centre campus. All rooms have a en-suite bathroom (shower, toilet and wash basin) with free Wi-Fi access. A bedding and crockery set is also provided for you to use on arrival.

University Halls fee: £20 per night


Self-catering accommodation

It is a Victoria-style house within walking distance to our city centre campus. You will be more independent and sociable living in the house with other students. The house is fully furnished with free Wi-Fi access.

Self-catering accommodation fee From £160 per week


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


Apply for Accommodation

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