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For many undergraduate students, living away from home is an essential part of the university experience. University Centre Somerset offers accommodation in Taunton and in Cannington, providing a welcoming place to live where you can form friendships and stand on your own two feet.

Accommodation is an important factor when choosing to study away from home. We maintain a consistently professional provision in line with government Care Standards under the National Framework, which are reviewed regularly. This ensures that students can live and learn in a safe, secure and enjoyable environment.

Any student studying full-time can apply for accommodation and priority is given to students applying to study a land-based, Higher Education or specialist course, or living outside of a 30 mile radius of the University Centre.

Alternatively, some of our students chose to ‘live out’, sharing accommodation with friends and renting privately.

These are not managed by the University Centre and students are responsible for agreeing suitable terms with landlords. For more information and advice, please speak to Student Support on 01278 655126 or 01278 441233, or email studentsupport@btc.ac.uk.