Female student sitting on bed and using laptop in Bateson hall room

Bateson Hall is close to the city centre and Guildhall Walk, with lots of options for shopping and relaxing in your downtime. University buildings, sports facilities and the library are just up the road, so you'll be within a short walk of everything you need.

Applying to join us a new, full-time undergraduate student? We guarantee you a room in halls – if you make us your firm first choice, and meet our accommodation deadlines.

Standard rooms – £104 per week

£4,160 per academic year* (September-June)

Large rooms – £116 per week

£4,640 per academic year* (September-June)


  • Single-sex flats for 5 students
  • Shared bathrooms
  • Self-catering – you should budget around £35 a week for food
  • Walking time to University: 6 minutes
  • Nearest train station: Portsmouth and Southsea (5 minutes’ walk)
  • Managed by the University of Portsmouth

*Prices are estimated and subject to confirmation and rounded to the nearest pound for clarity.


Coronavirus safety measures

We take student safety seriously. Measures are in place to reflect Government COVID guidance and social distancing rules, which may affect the availability of some facilities. To see what these changes are, visit our Halls in 2020/21 page.


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Exterior of Bateson Hall, Portsmouth

Kitchen in Bateson Hall, Portsmouth

Laundrette in Bateson Hall, Portsmouth

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