Rosalind Franklin Halls (formerly named James Watson Hall) has the University on its doorstep and it's close to the city centre. Great shopping, restaurants and entertainment are a short walk away. You'll be close to transport links with Portsmouth and Southsea train station close by.

Applying to join us a new, full-time undergraduate student? We guarantee you a room in halls – if you make us your firm first choice, and meet our accommodation deadlines.

Standard rooms – £141 per week

£5,640 per academic year* (September-June)

Studio rooms – £153 per week

£6,120 per academic year* (September-June)


  • Ensuite rooms in self-contained flats for 4 to 6 students each
  • Self-catering – you should budget around £35 a week for food
  • Walking time to University: 3 minutes
  • Nearest train station: Portsmouth and Southsea (5 minutes walk)
  • Managed by Unite Students

*Prices are estimated and subject to confirmation, and rounded to the nearest pound for clarity.



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Bedroom in Rosalind Franklin Halls, Portsmouth

Exterior of James Watson Hall, Portsmouth

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