Bradford is a diverse, vibrant city with a lot going on. Living in the centre of town means you’re never far from the action and have easy access to local nightlife, music, culture, shopping, dining and anything else you might need during your stay.
Our student accommodation in Bradford offers clean, light and well-maintained rooms with social areas, secure entry, free Wi-Fi and everything you need to begin living right away. What’s more, you’ll be surrounded by a friendly, welcoming team and well-maintained facilities, with a fun-filled events calendar to help you make friends and quickly feel at home in our student halls in Bradford. Check out our Where people choose to live for more information!
If you’re studying at the University of Bradford and Bradford College and are looking for a higher quality of student housing, Sanctuary Students delivers!
Wardley House is the ideal base to explore Bradford's incredible architecture and enjoy its stunning scenery, magical museums and jam-packed calendar of cultural events.
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How to apply
With your email address being the best and easiest way for us to get in touch with you, we will email your e-contract as well as updates and arrival information. We don’t want you to miss out on anything so don’t forget to let us know if you change your email address.
You will need to give us your guarantor’s personal details – someone who is legally obliged to pay the rent if you can’t. Your guarantor will need to:
- be over 18
- be a UK resident (with an address in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland)
have a regular income, assets or savings (which are sufficient to meet your potential liabilities)
- Remember to get their consent before giving us their details. If you do not have a suitable guarantor, you will need to make payment for your accommodation in full. Please contact the office staff if you need to do this.
Once you have accepted your offer of accommodation, you will need to pay your £1 advanced rent* to secure the room and also set up a recurring card payment for your payment instalments unless you have paid in full.
*£1 is advance rent and will be deducted from your total rent amount.
Building wide Wi-Fi and Ethernet broadband service are included in your rent and offers you a reliable and secure internet connection suitable for all your academic and personal needs, including browsing the internet, sending emails, downloading and streaming.
The broadband service is provided by Glide, a leading provider of managed internet services to student accommodation.
The internet package provided with your accommodation includes a super-fast symmetrical 250MBs Ethernet broadband service. A further 10mbs building wide Wi-Fi service is also included. You can connect up to seven devices at the same time.
Features of the Wi-Fi service include: Pervasive coverage for seamless roaming, support for multiple concurrent devices (mobiles, tablets, laptops, game consoles etc.), fast and reliable connection for an uninterrupted service, support for Eduroam and multiple SSIDs and, differentiated services dependent upon user profile.
Other features available include:
- Freewire TV, IPTV
- Online backup
- Web security
- Customer support
- Speed upgrades
For more details of what’s on offer visit the Glide website.
We want to ensure moving in day goes as smoothly and hassle free as possible without any delays. To help us with this, please remember to upload the following information to us before moving day:
- Upload your Guarantor Deed
- Upload two passport sized photos of yourself
Click here to login and upload your documents.
Please contact us in advance to let us know what time you will be arriving at Wardley House. You can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you arrive please come to reception at the front of the building where we’ll be able to hand over your keys to you. Please make sure you bring some photographic ID, either a passport or driving license, so we know who you are. Let us know beforehand if someone else is going to be collecting your keys for you.
Out of Hours
Our office hours on move in day are 10am to 5pm, outside of these hours our security team are available. If you will be arriving out of hours please email us at email@example.com to let us know in advance or if you are running late on the day, call us on 07734 146 328. Keys are safely locked away overnight, without prior notice, keys will not be available outside of office hours.
Parking and luggage
There aren’t any parking facilities or drop of bays at Wardley House but we do have some luggage trolleys available that you can use to move your belongings. Please use local car parks and collect your keys before you start unloading your car.
If you wish to cancel your agreement:
Up to and including 45 days before the start of your tenancy
You can cancel at any time during this period, but there will be a reasonable administration charge.
During the last 45 days before the start of your tenancy – you will only be able to cancel this agreement if a suitable replacement tenant is found to take your place. Either you can find a suitable replacement tenant yourself, or we can find one for you. However if it is left to us, we will only do this after all our other rooms have been let. In either case there will be a reasonable administration charge.
Note: If no replacement tenant is found, you will be responsible for payment of the rent in full, even if you do not move in to the property.
Within 45 days of your contract start date
We will only be able to cancel your contract with us within the last 45 days before the contract start date in an exceptional circumstance. Find out more about our Contract Release process.
Cancellation / Refunds
If you wish to cancel this agreement, you should let us know as soon as possible. Written cancellation / refund requests should be made to your on-site team. Refunds are normally processed within 14 working days.
We may withdraw an offer of accommodation or cancel a contract if you have any outstanding fees from a previous stay with us.
Student housing FAQs
About the University of Bradford
The University of Bradford is a research university based in the centre of Bradford in West Yorkshire. It’s a relatively new university, having been granted its charter in 1966 but began life back in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute.
The university has around 10,000 students, both undergraduate and graduate. The University of Bradford attracts a higher proportion of mature students than normal, around 30% of the student population. A further 22% of students here are international.
The university is known for engineering, computing, informatics, media, design and technology, health studies, management, law and international studies.
The University of Bradford is ranked 106th in the UK but #1 in the country for improving student’s life chances. It is also ranked in the top 50 for research, specifically technology research.
Student life in Bradford
Bradford is a scenic city at the foot of the Pennines and has a long, illustrious history. There’s a lot to see and do in the city and it’s well known for its diversity.
The city itself is a modest size with a population of around half a million people. It’s nice to walk around, picturesque thanks to old industrial buildings, has lots of historic architecture and has good shopping too.
Highlights of Bradford include Five Rise Locks, Little Germany, Saltaire, St Ives, Bronte Country, National Media Museum, Colour Museum, Peace Museum, Bolling Hall Museum, Alhambra Theatre, Bradford University's Theatre in The Mill, the Priestley Centre and St George's Hall.
Bradford is also known for live music and eating out. The diversity of the city means every cuisine from every continent is catered for, especially Pakistani, Indian, Bengali and other cuisines of the region. The city isn’t known as the Curry Capital of Britain for nothing!
Transport in Bradford
Bradford has a central location in West Yorkshire and is well connected to the rest of the country.
As a former industrial city, transport links into Preston are plentiful.
Arrive in Preston by air and you’ll need to use Liverpool or Manchester airports. Road and rail links join the three cities, so getting here should be no problem.
Preston has a large train station with intercity and local links. Both the West Coast Main Line and Avanti West Coast services stop here as well as national trains from around the country.
Preston has local and national buses running frequent services. Megabus and National Express both run services to and from Preston.
The city has good road links too with access to the M6, M61, M62, M60 and M65. Local roads are also plentiful and getting around is very straightforward.
By choosing to join our student community at Wardley House, you’re guaranteed to find a welcoming team, great facilities, all-inclusive bills and a jam-packed events calendar, so you can make friends and settle in quickly, with everything you need right on your doorstep.