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International College at Robert Gordon University

Accommodation

Accommodation Information

RGU accommodation offers ICRGU students a variety of price and location options to suit individual needs with accommodation available throughout Aberdeen. 

RGU Accommodation applications

ICRGU students will be referred to the RGU Accommodation team when they are provided CAS to make a student visa application. Each ICRGU student will recieve their own booking ID to connect with RGU Accommodation and start the booking process online. 

 

In order to accept your place to study with us at ICRGU, a completed acceptance form and payment of the full tuition deposit is required.  

Frequently asked questions

When and how do I apply for RGU Accommodation?

Once you have accepted your offer and paid your deposit, you will need to provide your documents for CAS. After you have received your CAS, ICRGU will refer you to the RGU Accommodation team with a unique booking ID. 

 

Where do I live?

RGU Accommodation offers a variety of accommodation options: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/life-at-rgu/accommodation/our-accommodation 

  

What does it cost?

There is a wide range of options to choose from, contract lengths can vary from 39 - 50 weeks long and costs range from £98 - £160 per week depending on the locations and room type chosen. As most of the locations available are designed for students, the rent cost usually includes all the utility bills and internet too! 

 

What do I need to pay now?

RGU Accommodation  will confirm the payment amount required to secure your chosen accommodation. The typical rent advance required for RGU is £250 to secure a room/unit. Do not make any accommodation payment to ICRGU for accommodation. 

 

Will there be enough accommodation?

Although we cannot guarantee you will be allocated your first preference, we are confident that the team will be able to offer a variety of accommodation options open to you regardless of when you apply.

 

What support will I have?

The ResLife team support students during their time in student accommodation provided by the university and residence assistants provide out-of-hours care and support. Within private accommodation, there are usually support/security staff on hand. 

 

I have more questions, who do I contact?

If you want to find out more about the available accommodation for ICRGU students, please email accommodation@rgu.ac.uk 

 

Private Accommodation 

There are a number of private accommodation providers throughout Aberdeen which are open for applications at any time during your application process. Please email info@ic.rgu.ac.uk for more information. 

Accommodation for families 

RGU accommodation is not suitable for families - students travelling with dependants are advised to secure suitable private family accommodation prior to having any family members join them in the UK.