Paul Kent Hall
- Location: Cowley - 1.5 miles from the Headington Campus
- Beds: 241 study bedrooms in flats of 5 or 10
- Bathroom: majority en suite
- Contract: 38 week contract
- Contract: longer contracts for healthcare and January entry PG students
- Costs: £175.42 per week
- Facilities: laundry facilities
- Bicycle storage: bike storage
- Hall office: Yes
- Induction hobs: Yes
- Common Room: common area
Paul Kent Hall has recently undergone refurbishment.
In addition to the en suite flats it also has 17 large rooms in flats with shared bathroom facilities. These are flats of 5 or 6 with two toilets and two shower rooms per flat.
Our accommodation tour videos act as a guidance only, sizes, layouts and furnishings of each flat may vary.
- En suite single study bedrooms: £175.42 per week.
- Large single study bedrooms with shared bathrooms: £175.42 per week.
Paul Kent Hall offers standard 38 week contracts (£6,640.90). 38 week contracts for the 2023/24 academic year run from Saturday 16 September 2023 until 7 June 2024.
42 week contracts will be offered to Nursing students to accommodate the longer course length.
46 week contracts will be offered to Midwifery students to accommodate the longer course length.
The price includes all of your utility bills, basic contents insurance and inclusive travel on the BROOKESbus network (BROOKESkey account required). Free Wi-Fi is provided to students across most Oxford Brookes University sites.
A complimentary internet connection in the hall is provided by WiFinity and whilst every effort will be made to ensure the connection is stable, the University does not accept liability for any loss of connection due to technical problems.
You'll pay your rent via the Accommodation Portal. Use our hall instalment calculator to view the payment schedules available to you. More information can be found on the accommodation finance page.
Your first rent payment will be due in early October.
Tenancy terms and conditions
Please read the terms and conditions for this accommodation.
Paul Kent Hall is in the Cowley area on a BROOKESbus route to the Headington Campus. Alternatively you can walk or cycle from this hall to your lectures. It is also very close to other Cowley-based halls: Crescent Hall and Parade Green. The area is very popular among students with its range of supermarkets, coffee shops, restaurants, bars and clubs.
In the evenings and at the weekend the BROOKESbus also connects our Cowley halls to the Cowley Road and City Centre. Local bus links are also available throughout the week and weekend.
Address: James Wolfe Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 2WA
Telephone: 01865 482994
Average room size = 2 metres by 5 metres
- small double bed
- desk and chair
- reading lamp
- bed linen not provided
All of our halls are self-catered with each flat having its own shared kitchen for you to cook and eat your own meals.
Bedding, bathroom and kitchen packs can be pre-ordered through UniKitOut.
- Paul Kent kitchens have induction hobs, so please make sure you bring or buy suitable pans.
Office opening times
Monday-Thursday: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Friday: 9.30am to 4.00pm
Phone lines are open Monday-Thursday: 9.00am to 4.30pm and Friday: 9.00am to 4.00pm