How to Apply / Accept an Offer
Applications for 2020/2021 will open in late May 2020. Please keep checking the website and the college’s social media for updates.
In order to apply for accommodation you need your student number, if you do not have this please contact student records on 01768 893651.
At the point of applying for accommodation you must pay a refundable Security Deposit of £300 which is in addition to the Accommodation Fee. For the avoidance of doubt, the Security Deposit is taken as security against any damage by you/any visitors to your accommodation and to cover any shortfall that may arise in respect of your Accommodation Fee and is not a Holding Deposit as defined by section 3, Schedule 1 of the Tenant Fees Act 2019. If you are a returning student who has previously paid a Bond, this will be carried over from the current year.
If you have any financial queries please contact Finance on 01904 772203.
Conditions of Accommodation
We can not guarantee a specific room or room type but we will try to accommodate any preferences wherever possible.
If we have insufficient accommodation to meet the number of applications we will give priority to students who live the furthest away from College, as per our residential policy. Any student who is unsuccessful in obtaining a room at this stage will be placed on a waiting list.
Accommodation is offered for the academic year only and is subject to the terms and conditions of occupation which must be signed prior to the student moving into the room. Students in Halls of Residence are expected to abide by these rules and parents of students aged under 18 are also asked to read the College Residential Agreement and confirm they also understand the rules.
The information you have provided is subject to the Data Protection Act and as from 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). It will be stored on paper and digitally on computer, so the College can process your enrolment and for various administrative purposes. By submitting this application you agree to the College processing your personal and sensitive data in this way, to enable the College to provide you with accommodation. You also agree that in the event you are under 18 years of age, the College may contact your parent, guardian or carer.
Processing of your personal data is necessary to enable performance of this agreement. Your personal data will not be subject to any automated decision making. All data will remain within the UK/European Economic Area (“EEA”). The EEA includes EU countries and also Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
The College will retain the data of unsuccessful applicants for two years and seven years for successful ones.
You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time; but please note, that in the event you do, this could have consequences in terms of the College being able to provide you with accommodation.
If you have any concerns about how your data is to be used, you understand that you can contact the College’s Data Protection Officer at DataProtection@askham-bryan.ac.uk or if necessary complain to the ICO at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.
For further details as to your rights under GDPR please go to https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/.
If you have any further queries please contact our Accommodation Office on 01768 893709 or by email.