Paul Kent Hall

James Wolfe Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 2WA


  •   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: 46 week contract for healthcare students
  •   Contract: 50 week contract for January entry postgraduates
  •   Costs: £167.02 per week
  •   Kitchen: induction hobs
  •   Facilities: laundry facilities
  •   Bicycle storage: bike storage
  •   Common room: common area
  •   Hall office: Yes

Paul Kent Hall has recently undergone refurbishment. 

In addition to the en suite flats it also has 17 large, non-en suite rooms in flats with shared bathroom facilities. These are flats of 5 or 6 with one bathroom for every two bedrooms.


Academic year 2022/23

  • En suite single study bedrooms: £167.02 per week.
  • Single study bedrooms with shared bathrooms for healthcare students: £167.02 per week.

Paul Kent Hall offers standard 38 week contracts.

43 week contracts will be offered to Nursing students and 45 weeks to Midwifery students to accommodate the longer course lengths. 

Contracts for the 2022/23 academic year run from Saturday 17 September 2022.

What's included?

The price includes all of your utility bills, wired internet connection, basic contents insurance and inclusive travel on the BROOKESbus network (BROOKESkey account required). Any partners or children who live in the family flats will not be eligible for the inclusive travel. Wi-Fi is also provided across all Oxford Brookes sites.


Paul Kent Hall is on a BROOKESBus route to the Headington Campus, it is also connected to the John Radcliffe Hospital where our nursing and midwifery students will have their placements. Nearby halls include Parade Green which is opposite and Crescent Hall Just down the road. 

It is also close to the popular Cowley and Cowley Road areas with their many shops, bars, clubs and restaurants.

Address: James Wolfe Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 2WA

Telephone: 01865 482994

In your room

Average room size = 2 metres by 5 metres

  • small double bed
  • desk and chair
  • reading lamp
  • wardrobe
  • curtains
  • pinboard
  • bed linen not provided
  • shower
  • sink
  • toilet
  • mirror

Bedding, bathroom and kitchen packs can be pre-ordered through UniKitOut to be delivered to your room before you arrive.

  • Paul Kent kitchens have induction hobs, so please make sure you bring or buy suitable pans.


Opening hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am to 4.00pm
  • Phone lines are open Monday-Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm