Ellerslie Global Residence

Homely multi-cultural residence in a row of Victorian town houses

Ellerslie Global Residence

Right on campus and just across from a public park, this attractive residence offers a friendly, multi-cultural environment.

Find out more about living in the Campus Area.

With half of Ellerslie residents from the UK and half from all over the world, you’ll have a unique opportunity to broaden your horizons and build a global network of friends. You can get involved in intercultural events throughout the year, from film screenings to swing dance classes, learning about other cultures and sharing your own. There may be opportunities for foreign language exchange and one of the common rooms has international TV, so you can keep up to date with the latest international news, sport, and programmes from around the world.

There’s a main hall and two annexes of refurbished Victorian terraced houses. The residence office and the main communal areas - common rooms with comfy sofas, TVs, and a piano – are in the main hall. You’ll have access to laundry facilities and cycle storage on site. Accommodation is mainly in standard rooms with shared bathrooms, with some en-suite rooms available.

Read more about what you can expect to find in your room and flat.

“The best thing about living in Ellerslie is the social atmosphere – you get to meet so many cool, amazing people from all over the world who are studying a wide range of subjects, so it never gets boring! I think living in a catered residence is good for first years because you get to spend meal times with friends instead of cooking for yourself, and it means you worry about less things in your first year.”
Joshua Gammie, BEng Medical Engineering

Fast wi-fi

Laundry room on site

Cafés nearby

Bars nearby

Shops nearby

Practice room with baby grand piano

Gym nearby on campus

Pool table

Nintendo Wii

Common room with TV

Contents insurance included in your rent

Security service on call 24/7

Efficient, responsive building maintenance

Secure cycle storage

As part of the catered accommodation package, the Great Food at Leeds Meal Plan enables you to enjoy a delicious selection of home-style meals and grab and go items in the award-winning Refectory and Hugo, the Camionnette Café on campus.

How it works
Your meal plan is topped up daily during term time with credit that can be spent in The Refectory and at Hugo, the Camionnette Café. Students can access their Meal Plan credit via the Great Food at Leeds Club card or app.

Meal Times

WEEKDAYS 8am - 6.30pm (£14.40 per day*)
WEEKENDS 10am - 2pm (£7.95 per day*)

*Unused credit will not be carried over to the following day

The Refectory

Located right at the heart of the University campus, the contemporary Refectory restaurant offers a wide range of home-style food each day. Our mouth-watering menus are freshly prepared by our award-winning chefs on campus and we offer a choice of breakfast (served 8- 11am) hand-crafted Hot Sandwiches, Deli Bar, Salad Bar, Vegan Bar, Pizza and Pasta, Hot Wok, Food from around the World, heat at home ready meals, vegetable boxes, and more – we guarantee you’ll be spoilt for choice!

Hugo, the Camionnette Café,
Hugo is one of the more unique members of the Great Food at Leeds team and sells a range of delicious products including coffees, croissants, and fresh sandwiches for lunch as well as scrummy pastries.

He’s conveniently located on the main precinct, so you can easily grab a bite for breakfast on your way into the University or grab a quick lunch or snack on the go.

Great Food at Leeds are committed to providing healthy and fresh food for customers with different dietary requirements and we can provide a selection of gluten-free and Halal certified products.


Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding has not been used in the construction of Ellerslie Hall or its annexes.

Ellerslie Hall and its annexes also have many features that enable the safe evacuation of individuals, including a fire detection and alarm system that exceeds legislative requirements. The automatic L (Life) type alarm system ensures that all areas of your residence are covered by detection, including bedrooms, kitchens, plant rooms, and communal areas. Other fire safety systems installed for your protection include:

  • Fire containment between rooms, flats and areas within buildings. Walls, ceilings and door sets are designed to resist and prevent the spread of fire long enough for you to safely escape the building.
  • Fire extinguishers and firefighting blankets in kitchens throughout the building(s).

In addition, we operate a system where local staff and fire wardens are trained to undertake proactive and reactive fire safety duties, which include building inspections and routine fire safety checks.



Shared bathroom, En-suite

40 week contract *

£200 - £256 per week

Catered en suite £238 - £256 per week / £9,334 - £10,010 total
Catered shared bathroom £200 - £234 per week / £7,812 - £9,153 total
You can compare costs of residences

Catered en suite : 39 week contract*.
Catered shared bathroom : 39 week contract*. shared with 4 other people
* Due to refurbishment or vacation lettings some blocks may open later or close
earlier than others and as a result, some contracts may be slightly shorter.

Your rent includes

All rooms include

  • Bed and mattress
  • Wardrobe
  • Study table and chair
  • Shelving and storage
  • Noticeboard
  • Access to a shared kitchen
  • Read more in furniture and facilities


Providing independence and choice

Access guide to Ellerslie Global Residence

Location, essentials and travel



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