A bedroom in student halls with a bed, desk, and chair

Rosalind Franklin Halls

Rosalind Franklin Halls (formerly named James Watson Hall) has the University on its doorstep and it's close to the city centre. Great shopping, restaurants and entertainment are a short walk away. You'll be close to transport links with Portsmouth and Southsea train station close by.

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 – £154 per week

£6,160 per academic year* (September-June)

Studio rooms – £168 per week

£6,720 per academic year* (September-June)


  • Ensuite rooms in self-contained flats for 4 to 6 students each
  • Self-catering – you should budget around £35 a week for food
  • Walking time to University: 3 minutes
  • Nearest train station: Portsmouth and Southsea (5 minutes walk)
  • Managed by Unite Students

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


A bedroom in student halls with bed, desk, and chair




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