Are you graduating in July? We’d love to welcome you back!
We’re honoured to be a part of your special day, joining your friends and family in celebrating your achievements and hard work over the last few years. With this in mind, we want to help you to have the best day ever. Whether you have a long drive ahead of you or you’d just like to relax after the event, you can stay locally and book affordable accommodation with us for you and your family. Better yet, relive your uni days and book some nostalgic campus accommodation with your graduating friends and celebrate together! Whoever you choose to celebrate with, we have campus accommodation to suit you.
Which ceremonies can I currently book accommodation for?
Accommodation on our Canterbury campus is currently available to book from 15 – 23 July 2023. Book accommodation before 1 May 2023 and receive a reduced rate when quoting LAUNCH23.
Which rooms are available?
We currently have en-suite bed and breakfast rooms from £80 per night, alongside self-catered options, available to book from £30 per person per night. All rooms are 4-5* VisitEngland rated and include free parking and Wi-Fi for the duration of your stay.
Tyler Court offers double en-suite rooms, which include breakfast at £80 per room per night.
Park Wood, we can offer single rooms from £30 per person per night in our 5 or 6-bedroom self-catered houses (£150/ £180 respectively). These are great options for groups as the houses are self-contained with a shared bathroom, single bedrooms and a kitchen. We also have double en-suite self-catered rooms in Park Wood Flats for £65 per room per night.
Can we book as a group?
Whether you want to book as a family group or stay with friends you’re graduating with, we welcome group and individual bookings at Canterbury. Just email us to arrange your booking.
What else do I need to know?
- Arrival/Departure: Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 10am.
- Breakfast: For guests staying in B&B rooms, breakfast will be served in Rutherford Dining Hall, Rutherford College between 7:45am – 9:30am. Park Wood Flats and Houses are self-catering only and do not include breakfast. Self-catering equipment is provided in the kitchens. You are welcome to visit any open self-catering outlet to purchase breakfast.
- Booking: Visit our Graduation accommodation page to find out more, or book directly online.
Need more information on graduations?
With July graduations on the horizon, there is a lot to plan and prepare to make sure your big day is special and enjoyable. Check out the July 2023 Congregations page for everything you need to know to prepare for your ceremony, from invitations and registering, to hiring your gown, all the way through to your special day.