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James Watt

James Watt is a sociable hub of 820 students and sits inside Aston University Campus. We’re a 5-minute walk away from the BCU campus, and a 10-minute walk from the centre.
Coleshill Street, B4 7EH
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FREE Cancellation

We know your plans may change, so all bookings come with a seven day cooling off period. Also, if you don’t get a visa or expected grades after that date, you can cancel your booking for free. T&Cs apply.

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Your safety and security is our priority – with staff on-site ready to assist, CCTV, a 24 hour call centre, and support via our MyUnite app.

All bills included

High-speed Wi-Fi, contents insurance, electricity, heating & water – all in your rent payment. And with a fixed rent for your whole stay, you don't have to worry about rising energy costs or changing your budget.

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Studying at Aston University? James Watt is exclusively for you. Located right on campus, you’re just moments from lectures, the library and the Student Union.

Named after the Scottish inventor, engineer and chemist, James Watt is home to 828 students. All of the rooms here are en-suite, which means you’ll have a private bathroom, and those on the higher floors boast views across the city.

When you need to study or relax, you can do it right here. James Watt has a common room with pool, table tennis, beanbags and sofas, and a study room.

James Watt’s campus location means you can make good use of all of Aston University’s facilities, including the Tesco Express and Sports Centre. And Birmingham’s thriving city centre can be reached in just 10 minutes on foot. With so much great food and drink, nightlife and culture here too, it’s the perfect place to be a student.