Opal is our newest building purpose built for student residences; it is just a 5 minutes walk from the University. With a variety of flat sizes and bedroom styles, this residence will be a popular option for all students, whether first-year, senior, UK-based or international. All rooms have its own shower room with shared kitchen, dining and lunge facilities.
This residence is managed directly by Opal with the lease being with them and not the University.
To apply for Opal 1 complete the Accommodation Application on OASIS.
Above are the plans for the different types of rooms on offer at Opal.
For information regarding the rent for Opal please refer to the 2012-13 Opal Rent
Opal is approximately 300 yards from the main University campus on Bell Street and easy to get to from all directions. If you are using SatNav please use the address and postcode below.
Opal 1 Halls of Residence
Please refer to Opal’s website