LUSU Living

LUSU Living are Lancaster’s largest landlord and accommodate more Lancaster and Cumbria university students’ than anyone else. Suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates on any budget, we can help you find the best student houses, flats and studios at the best prices.

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This brand new premium city centre halls of residence managed by LUSU Living provides for 79 self contained studio apartments, high specification communal kitchens, a contemporary lounge and games room with study pods.

Rents start at £123 per week on a 50 week lease. Following the link for more info:

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House of the week

Great 3 storey 5 bed property close to the University of Cumbria and within easy walking distance of the City Centre, please click here for further details.

Dedicated PostGraduate properties

LUSU Living offer a dedicated Postgraduate lettings service and have a number of 1 & 2 bed self contained houses flats and studios available click here for further details.

Vacancies 2015/16

If you are still looking for accommodation we have a number of houses with rooms available to share with mixed UG and PG students from Sept 2015. If you wish to join a group please click here for further details or contact the office so that we can arrange for you to view a property and meet the household.

Why choose Living?


LUSU Living offer more choice and value than anyone else. Average rents for 2015/16 remain £87 a week with an average 46 week UG lease. We don’t charge deposits or retainers - so there’s nothing to pay until your term 1 rent is due.

All our undergraduate shared household rents include:

  • Water
  • Gas
  • Electric
  • TV Licence
  • Wireless broadband – unlimited downloads
  • IT support
  • Personal contents insurance
  • Regular assisted cleaning
  • Boiler cover (offering real peace of mind)
  • Reliable day to day repairs service provided by our own tradesmen
  • Emergency out of hours service provided by Lancaster University Security Office

Our properties are accredited by Lancaster University and licensed with Lancaster City Council

Please note that all our LUSU Living properties are non-smoking.

House hunting advice

To make renting as stress free as possible here are a few handy tips on renting privately.

Current tenants

Acting as your Landlord, LUSU Living are able to give you the help and advice you need throughout your tenancy. If you encounter any problems relating to your accommodation please don’t hesitate to make the Living team aware of these and they will endeavour to help you.Existing households should refer to their Welcome Pack for information relating directly to their tenancy or call in to the housing office for a chat if they have any specific enquiries.


LUSU Living are always looking to add to our stock of available accommodation. If you have a property would like to joing our scheme please click here.

The LUSU Living Team

The LUSU Living team are:

  • Matthew Ward, LUSU Living Manager.
  • Mary Lewis, LUSU Living Assistant Manager.
  • Caroline Verden,  LUSU Living Senior Assistant.
  • Dawn Lockley, LUSU Living Assistant.
  • Kirsty Wright, LUSU Living Assistant.

When Are We Open?

Our campus office is open Monday to Friday, between 10am–4pm. We’re open 50 weeks a year, with the exception of Christmas and Easter.

How can I contact LUSU Living?

You can pop into our office for a chat, email us at or phone us on 01524 592170 or 01524 593084.

If you would like to write to us please use the following address:

LUSU Living
Lancaster University Students’ Union
Bowland College