If you are moving away from home, perhaps for the first time, there is accommodation available within student residences that may suit your needs. You will discover that living in student residences is a great way to meet new people, make new friends, and gain some independence.
As part of the new £81 million Ayr campus development, Ayr residence offers modern, stylish en-suite accommodation in a
woodland setting, just 5 minutes walk from the campus. The
residences are owned and managed by the University of the
West of Scotland (UWS) with SRUC having an allocation of 50
The residence has 194 large en-suite bedrooms, each with 2 data points, and spacious and well-equipped kitchen and lounge areas in each flat. There is a laundry room and you can take advantage of the common room and games area at your leisure.
Accommodation at the Riverside Campus is owned and managed by our partners, the University of the West of Scotland. SRUC have an allocated number of rooms in the on-site halls of residence.
Prices start at £106 per person per week for a large en-suite bedroom. There are also 6 studio flats available which are en-suite, with large open plan kitchen, lounge and study area, and cost £134 per week (single occupancy). Prices are inclusive of electricity and contents insurance cover.
Applications from first year students living more than an hour's travel time from our Ayr campus are considered for places in the University residences, although other factors may be taken into account and priority is given to students coming to our Ayr Campus for the first time or those coming from overseas.
For further information about accommodation, please contact the Ayr Education Office using the details below.