Prices, Payments and Insurance

View our accommodation prices for the academic session 2013 to 2014. You can pay in a number of ways and core contents insurance is provided.


Payment Schedule

When accepting your offer of accommodation, you can choose from the following schedules of payment:

• Payment in advance of the full amount
• Payment in three instalments (or four instalments for a 50 week lease)
• Payments in eight instalments (or eleven instalments for a 50 week lease)
• For January intake students, payment in advance or in three instalments

Further details will be given with your offer of accommodation.

A rent advance of £250 is also necessary, which must be paid at the time of accepting the accommodation offer.

Payment Methods

There are three methods of payment that can be chosen when accepting your accommodation:

Recurring Card Payment

The preferred method of payment is by automated payments taken from your credit or debit card. Your details should be entered into our secure system when proceeding through the acceptance process on RoomOnline. The system accepts all major cards, except Visa Electron and Maestro. Please note that our reoccurring card payment system is a separate secure system from the booking fee system, which will require your details to be entered again.

If you experience any problems with the system, please contact Accommodation Finance on or +44 (0) 1224 263017.

Bank Transfer

If you need to pay funds for your accommodation into the University's bank account please note the following details.

Please use your student number as a reference number with the letters "AC" immediately before it.

Barclays Bank,
163-165 Union Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6SL,
United Kingdom

Account Number - 53816249
Sort Code - 20-00-77
Account Name - Robert Gordon University (Income)

IBAN - GB85 BARC 2000 7753 8162 49

The University's bank accounts were previously held with the Bank of Scotland, but these are now being closed down.


Cheques should be made payable to "The Robert Gordon University". Please write the letters "AC" followed by your student number and full name on the reverse of the cheque. Cheques for accommodation payments should be sent to:

Accommodation Finance,
Central Services Building,
The Robert Gordon University,
Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7FY,
United Kingdom

If none of the above payment methods are suitable, please contact to arrange an alternative option.


Core contents cover has already been arranged for students staying at University-owned accommodation and at Liberty Living and Unite residences.

If you are staying in Woolmanhill Halls, Garthdee Towers, Crathie Student Village, our properties at 137 Garthdee Road, 75 Craigievar Crescent, Ramsay Development, Craigievar Development, or at Ardmuir properties (booked through us) you will be insured under the Robert Gordon University Scheme.

Alternatively, if you are staying in St Peters, Linksfield or Rosemount you will be under the Liberty Living Scheme; or if you are staying at Mealmarket Exchange or Spring Gardens, you will be covered under the Unite Scheme.

You must complete the following steps to confirm that your possessions are insured:

How Endsleigh protects the things you can’t afford to be without…

At uni your gadgets are essential for studying and for keeping in touch with friends and family, so it makes sense to safeguard them 24/7. The student room insurance provided for you focuses on covering some of the items in your room for theft, fire and flood risk. You will be able to download a copy of your insurance certificate after you have accepted your offer of accommodation.

Laptops, tablets and phones are not covered outside of your room so you may wish to consider taking out additional cover to protect these essentials.

Endsleigh is the No 1 student gadget insurance provider and is recommended by NUS, because they understand students’ insurance needs and university life. Their cover keeps your gadgets protected wherever you and your gadgets are, matched with a 24 hour* laptop and mobile phone replacement promise once your claim is approved.

Protect your laptop, phone and other gadgets by choosing one of Endsleigh’s value packages. Check your cover on Endsleigh's website.

(* 24 hours represents 1 working day from Endsleigh approving your claim.)

Registered Landlord

Robert Gordon University is a Registered Landlord operating under Aberdeen City Council Registration No. 78372/100/05140

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