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We have a number of Halls of Residence options available to students who would like to book accommodation with CRIC. We offer both on campus and off campus accommodation in Cambridge and Halls of Residence in Chelmsford.

The Halls of Residence consist of low-rise, modern buildings with en-suite bathroom facilities in all rooms.

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Important information:

In order to book accommodation with CRIC you are required to make a non-refundable down payment of £1000 for international students and £400 for UK/EU students. Students studying Pre-sessional English apply for accommodation with Anglia Ruskin by emailing Please be aware that spaces are limited with ARU so students may consider booking host family accommodation for their PSE courses.

Please be aware that the costs and contract lengths information are for the September 2017 intake.

Students under 18 years old

For students who are under 18 years old there are two accommodation options. Our new accommodation for September 2017 Student Castle accepts students under 18. Alternatively, we can help arrange host family accommodation for you. In this accommodation you will be living with a British family in their house and this is best suited for students who are not used to living on their own. For further information please contact our dedicated Accommodation Manager at

Reserving Accommodation with CRIC

To reserve a room with CRIC you will need to select the type of accommodation you would like, complete our online application form and pay the required down payment.

A down payment of £1,000 for international students and £400 for UK/EU is required to reserve accommodation. Included in this down payment is a £150 non-refundable admin fee and a £250 refundable security deposit. This security deposit is to protect you against any accidental damage, cleaning charges and maintenance work needed after you vacate the room.

Click here for the Online Application Form

Please make the payment to the following bank.

  • Reference:_________ (Student CRIC ID -Accommodation)
  • Bank Name:Citibank London
  • Account Number:11972472
  • Sorting Code:185008
  • IBAN:GB79CITI18500811972472
  • SWIFT:CITIGB2L (Citibank London)
  • Bank Address:Citigroup Centre, Canada Square, Canary Wharf, LONDON, E14 5LB, UK