On-Campus Residence (Lewes campus)
About the on-campus residence
Our on-campus residence (Caburn House) is the perfect option if you are aged 18 years old or above, and wish to live alongside other international students. Conveniently located within the Sussex Downs College Lewes campus, the residence is just three minutes' walk from the main College buildings. It's also opposite the main Lewes community leisure centre, which is equipped with an indoor swimming pool, sports hall, gym, climbing wall and athletics track.
Lewes is located within the South Downs National Park and the rolling green hills provide a beautiful backdrop to the residence. The town centre is a 10 minute walk away, where there are lots of restaurants, cafés, shops and supermarkets. Lewes train station in only a five minute walk away from the residence.
Please note that the on-campus residence is a very popular accommodation choice and is offered on a self-catering basis.
bedRooms and facilities
There are 57 single study bedrooms in the residence. Each room is equipped with the following:
- Single bed
- Bedside light
- Study desk
- Desk lamp
- Electric heating
- En-suite bathroom (with hot and cold water, shower, sink and toilet)
KITCHEN AND DINING FACILITIES
You will share kitchen and dining facilities with up to eight other students. Each kitchen is fully-equipped and has a dining area as well as food storage facilities. Kitchen facilities include:
- Two cookers
- Fridge and Freezer
LIVING ROOM FACILITIES
For socialising or relaxing with your friends, there are three living rooms in the residence. All living rooms are equipped with sofas, a coffee table, TV and DVD facilities.
We also offer a range of other services for students in our residence.
Your personal safety is our primary concern. There is 24-hour security at the residence, as well as a Reception office that is staffed at various times throughout the day. Guests are allowed to visit during the day and should sign the Guest Register Book upon arrival. Overnight guests are not allowed without prior approval from the Accommodation Manager.
For your convenience, you are able to buy a bedpack which consists of a pillow, pillow case, sheet, duvet and duvet case. You can request this before or upon arrival at a cost of £25.00.
Laundry facilities (coin-operated washing and drying machines) are available 24-hours on-site. The current cost is £3.00 to wash and dry a large load of laundry.
Wi-fi is available for students to use throughout the building at no additional cost.
summer bbq area
During the warmer months students may enjoy our newly-built outdoor patio area.
Secure luggage storage is available for students who are returning to their home country for the summer and Christmas holidays. The fee for leaving luggage is currently £40.00.
The minimum booking during the academic year is for one term. During our summer programmes in July and August you are able to book on a weekly basis. Please note that the residence closes during the Christmas holidays and we will find you suitable alternative local homestay accommodation.
Price: £105.00 per week, payable termly in advance.
Autumn Term 2013
4th September - 25th October
4th November - 20th December
Half-term: 28th October - 1st November
Spring Term 2014:
6th January - 13th February
24th February - 4th April
Half-term: 17th February - 21st February
Summer Term 2014:
22nd April - 23rd May
2nd June - 27th June
Half-term: 26th May - 30th May