What to expect
You will be sharing with six or seven other students in blocks that are three or four storeys high.
You can find Cathedral Court on Google Maps.
Cathedral Court is located in the centre of the Stag Hill campus, so it is perfectly located for most things at the University.
Watch Michelle give a preview of our rooms and kitchens at Cathedral Court.
Watch Joe give a preview of our rooms and kitchens at Cathedral Court.
You can walk to Tesco in about 15 minutes via a shared pedestrian and cycle pathway. Surrey Sports Park is located on our Manor Park campus, which is about a 20-minute walk from the Stag Hill campus.
You can also ride the designated University bus routes (1 and 2) from Stag Hill to both Tesco and Manor Park.
The journey takes about seven minutes and buses run up to every 10 minutes through the University campuses on weekdays and every 15–20 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays. The night bus operates six nights per week, Monday to Saturday.
You will be about 2-minutes away from the Library building, which is also where you will find Simply Fresh and the Post Office. Most teaching spaces are only a 5-minute walk too.
You can also find services and facilities such as a convenience store, a laundrette, the University GP and Centre for Wellbeing, cafes and restaurants, and our Students’ Union bar and nightclub within a few minutes’ walk.
Find out more about campus life.
Reading your room number could be confusing when you first see it, but you will quickly learn what each of the letter and numbers mean.
All mail should have your full name, room and flat number, house name, court name and postcode, which is GU2 7JH.
Students living in Cathedral Court can collect all parcels and letters from Central Distribution.
The opening hours for students to collect post and parcels from Central Distribution are:
(Times may vary during vacations).
Find out more about post and deliveries.
All rooms have either carpet or vinyl flooring with a bed, desk, chair, shelves, wardrobe, a mirror and curtains.
All rooms benefit from our free Residents Network (ResNet) service which provides fast and efficient broadband internet access.
There are no en-suite rooms at Cathedral Court.
Each flat will share two bathrooms and two toilets. All rooms have a washbasin.
A fridge, freezer (or fridge-freezer combined), electric kettle, cooker, microwave, toaster, iron and ironing board are provided in each communal kitchen, but you must provide your own cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery.
You will also find a sink, storage space, table and chairs in your kitchen.
Take a look at our what to pack guide for more information.
There is no reserved space, but there are two cupboards per person in the kitchen.
This is usually more than enough for most students, but if you need more space, you can talk to flatmates about sharing a shelf if needed.
There is no reserved space, but there are usually one or more shelves for each of the people living in the flat. You can talk to your flatmates about using up more space or specific fridge spaces.