A greener campus

We follow and promote the principles of one planet living;
  • minimising our use of non-renewable and scarce natural resources,
  • planning, investing and involving our staff, students and communities in sustainable practices, and
  • providing an education in sustainability relevant to a world threatened by climate change.
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Private Sector Accommodation

Private Sector Accommodation

The Accommodation team is here to provide help, advice and support to students in finding the right place to live and to assist with issues and problems when living in the private sector. 

We work closely with local landlords and lettings agents and run an online database of accommodation in the private sector as well as drop-ins, accommodation fairs and house-hunting sessions throughout the year.

Please click on the icons below for more detailed advice.


Please contact our Private Sector Liaison Officer using the details below if you have any questions about providing or finding private sector accommodation;

Telephone: 01326 253 741

E-mail: richard.wilkins@fxplus.ac.uk   

In person: Visit Glasney Lodge on the Penryn Campus to speak to our Private Sector Liaison Officer or a member of the Accommodation Team. Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm. 

Useful Links

We have listed some useful links for both students and landlords below;

Cornwall Council – Private Sector Housing

Cornwall Responsible Landlord Scheme

Cornwall Residential Landlord Association

Right to rent (GOV.UK)

Tenancy deposits (GOV.UK)

How to rent (GOV.UK publication)