The modern accommodation block on the Showground Campus, on Lincolnshire Showground, features 30 en-suite rooms and a social area.

If you join us before 2020, you'll be living on the beautiful Riseholme Park campus. These rooms have access to shared bathrooms, plus access to a social area.

Regardless of which accommodation you're living in, you’ll have access to shared kitchen facilities that include a fridge, kettle, toaster and microwave. There’s plenty of free parking, access to laundry facilities and you’ll have free WiFi access too.

All of the rooms available are half board and include £1,000 food card, which can be used at the refectory on campus.

Applications are open

Applications are open now for students wishing to live in accommodation for the upcoming academic year, starting September 2020. We have health and safety plans in place so that we can welcome residential students despite the coronavirus outbreak and we are regularly reviewing these in-line with government guidance. Read our Guidance on Coronavirus for more information.


Artists impression of new Riseholme accommodation
Student working on laptop in college room

Students living at Riseholme are supported 24 / 7 by our dedicated team of highly experienced wardens. They will make sure you are happy, content and have everything you need.

The college also has its own welfare officers on hand, who are able to provide any specialist support you may need.

By choosing to live on campus, you will make friends for life and enjoy a true life experience that you will never forget.

Accommodation is provided throughout the academic year but does not include college holidays.

Rated Outstanding by Ofsted for Care Standards

In our last Ofsted inspection in October 2018, the care and support given to our students was rated as ‘outstanding’.

Inspectors found students living on campus at college “are happy, dedicated to their courses, make excellent progress and are full of praise for the college and its staff”.

The ‘social care common inspection framework’ visit found;

  • Riseholme is a friendly, safe and secure place to be
  • Students have excellent relationships with the staff and each other
  • The staff are a cohesive team that nurtures, encourages and advises students in many different ways to help them succeed
  • The welfare and development of students is a priority
  • Student behaviour is exemplary.

Cost of Accommodation

For the 2020 / 21 academic year, rooms will cost £5,456, which includes £1,000 food card.

For the 2021 / 22 academic year, rooms in our new accommodation (which are all en-suite) will cost £5,848, which includes £1,000 food card.

Fees are payable in three termly instalments. If you do not qualify for a Residential Bursary (see below), please contact the Student Services Manager as we may be able to offer alternative payment options.

Financial support may be available to assist in the payment of residential fees for full-time further education students who wish to live in campus accommodation. Applications should be made to the college. Bursaries are allocated following a financial assessment process. Find out more about the Residential Bursary

Apply for College Accommodation

Decided you'd like to live on campus? You can apply now for your room using our online further education accommodation application form.

Please note that accommodation should only be applied for once you have been offered a place to study at Riseholme College and have accepted it. 

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