The University has arranged some contents insurance for you with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider. It is important for you to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure you fully understand the protection provided.

Enter in your policy number HH1397 at to check your policy details.  

Visit the review cover link to: 
✔ Check what is covered.
✔ Check key exclusions and limitations. 
✔ Check your policy excess. 
✔ Check how to make a claim, extend and personalise your cover.

It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for as you may find that the contents cover is not sufficient and you need to extend it to protect all of your possessions both inside and outside of your room.



UniKitOut are the one stop shop for student essentials. They offer big discounts on Student Bed Packs, Student Kitchen Packs, Student Bathroom and Towel Packs, Student Combo Packs, Electricals, Accessories and much more - they will even deliver direct to your halls so everything is waiting for you upon your arrival! Use code UCB10 to receive your 10% discount. 

Hollie Guard


Student safety is a priority at UCB, therefore we have teamed up with Hollie Guard, the personal safety app. Hollie Guard is a next generation smartphone app that provides enhanced levels of protection. We at UCB want you to be safe, and feel safe.

The Student Accommodation Code


Where you live is a big part of being at university or college, which is why University College Birmingham is one of a number of universities and further education colleges that is signed up to The Student Accommodation Code.

The Code protects our students’ rights to safe, good quality accommodation, to make sure our students get the best out of their time living in our residences. It outlines everything students can expect from our accommodation as well as their responsibilities as tenants.

The Code has already raised standards of accommodation at University College Birmingham and underpins our ongoing dedication to our students. We are fully committed to providing a safe, comfortable living environment which will help support our students in leading a successful and enjoyable student life.

View the Student Accommodation Code Overview.

View the full Student Accommodation Code of Practice.

For more information please visit

Circuit Laundry


Both The Maltings and Cambrian Hall have dedicated laundry services provided by Circuit Laundry which includes washing and drying machines. You will be given a laundry card upon your arrival with a complimentary wash and dry included.

To learn more, top-up your laundry card or report a fault with the laundry machines visit Circuit Laundry.

Amazon Locker


University College Birmingham have teamed up with Amazon to make delivery of your orders even easier. The Maltings and Cambrian Hall have Amazon Lockers installed for your convenience. Find out more on Amazon Lockers here.

TV Licencsing


You need to be covered by a TV Licence to watch or record live TV programmes on any channel, or download or watch BBC programmes on iPlayer.

This could be on any device, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder. If you do any of the above without a valid licence, you risk prosecution and a maximum penalty of up to £1,000, plus any legal costs and/or compensation you may be ordered to pay. You will also still have to buy a TV Licence if you need one.

To find out more, go to

How can I buy a TV Licence?

There are lots of different ways to buy a TV Licence . Whether that’s through weekly cash payments, using your nearest PayPoint outlet, spreading the cost with monthly, quarterly or yearly direct debit, credit/debit card or by post – just choose the one that suits you best.

For more information about your TV Licences visit