Clive Booth Postgraduate Centre

  • Clive Booth Postgraduate Centre

    • Clive Booth PG exterior
    • Clive Booth PG centre
    • Clive booth PG bedroom
    • Clive booth PG kitchen
  • Overview

    The Clive Booth Postgraduate Centre is available to our postgraduate students and mature undergraduate students aged 21 or over. Just 500 metres from the Headington Campus, it provides self-catered accommodation for over 350 students. Rooms in the Postgraduate Centre are arranged into in cluster flats of between 2 and 6 bedrooms, with en suite bathroom facilities and sharing a kitchen/communal space.

    This hall forms part of Clive Booth Student Village complex which also includes separate blocks for undergraduate students. It is a large student residential complex surrounded by landscaped grounds and trees. 

    Costs

    Academic year 2018/19

    • Ensuite single study bedrooms: from £163.03 per week for either a 38 week or 50 week contract (prices vary depending on room size)

    What's included?

    The price includes all of your utility bills, wired internet connection, basic contents insurance and free travel on our BROOKESbus network.

    Payments

    A £230 booking confirmation fee is required to secure your room once it has been offered to you. This will be credited against the first instalment of your hall payments.

    Rent can be paid in monthly instalments, or in three instalments designed to coincide with student loan payments. You will be able to select your rent payment plan when you accept your room online. More information can be found on the accommodation finance page.

    Pros and cons

    Pros

    • En suite bathrooms are great for privacy
    • Really close to both the Headington Campus and our Marston Road site
    • It’s part of a larger hall complex so there are plenty of people around
    • Locked bicycle storage
    • Good location for the bus, or a walk/cycle down to the Cowley Road
    • Only postgraduate or mature undergraduate students are allowed to live in the Postgraduate Centre, so you can live with like minded students
    • Built around a closed quad with fob entry for extra security

    Cons

    • En suite bathrooms mean you have more to clean!
    • It’s one of our more expensive halls

    Virtual tour

    A postgraduate centre room



    Postgraduate lounge

    Location

    The hall is close to bus stops on both Headington Road and Marston Road, providing easy transport into the city centre, and our Wheatley and Harcourt Hill campuses. You can walk to the popular Cowley Road, where most of our students socialise, in approximately 15 minutes.

    Address: John Garne Way, Marston, Oxford OX3 (see below).

    Postcode: The postcode varies depending on the block.

    • Postgraduate Centre Blocks A-E: OX3 0FN
    • Postgraduate Centre Blocks F-K: OX3 0FP

    Telephone: 01865 485013

    In detail

    Your room

    Most rooms are roughly 2.7 metres by 4.5 metres including a shower room. They are furnished with a bed-base and mattress, mattress protector, desk and desk chair, reading lamp, wardrobe and curtains. Pinboards are provided for posters. Shower rooms are fitted with a shower, sink and toilet.

    Your contract

    Some blocks have 38 week contracts and some have 50 week contracts. It is not possible to change the contract length assigned to a room.

    Contracts for the 2018/19 academic year run for either 38 or 50 weeks from Saturday 15 September 2018.

    It is a condition of all hall tenancies that whilst living in the hall you do not keep or use a car within the City of Oxford.

    The hall

    On-site facilities include an on-site computer room and an on-site launderette. There is also a postgraduate lounge with large study and entertainment rooms. The Hall Office is available as a source of advice and information. Bed linen is not provided, but a bedding pack may be purchased online or at the hall when you arrive. Kitchen packs are also available online, as are plug adaptors.