Located adjacent to the National Park at the back of campus but still within walking distance to most academic departments, Northfield consists of six person flats with some studio and family flats. There are also several rooms specially designed for students with disabilities. Each flat has its own kitchen/dining room/lounge area and all rooms are en-suite. The first phase of Northfield, 777 bed-spaces, opened in September 2011, and the second phase, an additional 180 bed-spaces, opened in May 2012. Building work is on-schedule for an additional 147 bed-spaces to open in Summer 2013.
Tenancy type: Undergraduates 39 weeks, Postgraduates 50 weeks, Families 52 weeks
2013 guideline standard single room rent: £137.40 per week
2013 guideline studio apartment rent: £141.00 per week
2013 guideline family apartment rent: £189.00 per week
Service charges: Included in rent
Number of bed spaces: 1,104 bed-spaces from September 2013
Allocated to: Undergraduates, Postgraduates and Families
Northfield, (Flat x, Room x),
University of Sussex,
Building Manager: Miss Wai-Lan Lee
2012/13 Residence Handbook (4.4MB, PDF).
Please note, the 2013/14 Residence Handbook will be published here during Spring 2013.
Facebook group: For students who have been allocated a room in this residence, meet your flatmates via the Facebook group for Northfield
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