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What contents insurance does your university provide?

Use our quick guide to see how much student contents insurance universities offer for their halls


The level of contents insurance provided at university halls of residence can vary dramatically. Knowing who the provider is and how much cover is in place is a good place to start when looking at additional student insurance.

Our table below lists the 100 largest universities giving the current details of the cover that is in place in their accommodation.

Click on the university name to find out more about the accommodation available to students.

Click on the insurance provider for more information about your block halls policy, to top up your policy, or if you need complete cover for your student possessions.

UniversityProviderLevel of Room CoverAccidental DamageLevel of Computer CoverSingle Article LimitMobile Phone Theft CoverMore Info
University of ManchesterEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
Nottingham Trent UniversityEndsleigh7000No20001250YesFind out more...
University College, LondonCover4Insurance7000No25001250YesFind out more...
Coventry UniversityCover4Insurance7000No25001250YesFind out more...
Kings College - LondonEndsleigh6000No20001500YesFind out more...
University of SheffieldCover4Insurance7500No25001250YesFind out more...
University of BirminghamEndsleighUnlimitedYes20001250YesFind out more...
Cardiff UniversityEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of EdinburghCover4Insurance7500Yes25001500YesFind out more...
Manchester Metropolitan UniversityEndsleigh6000No25001250YesFind out more...
Sheffield Hallam UniversityCover4Insurance7500No25001250YesFind out more...
University of NottinghamEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of LeedsEndsleigh7000Yes20001250YesFind out more...
University of the West of EnglandCover4Insurance7000Yes50001250YesFind out more...
University of GlasgowEndsleigh7000No25001250YesFind out more...
Northumbria UniversityEndsleigh10000Yes25001250YesFind out more...
Leeds Beckett UniversityEndsleigh7000No25001250YesFind out more...
University of South WalesEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Ulster UniversityCover4InsuranceunlimitedNo50001250YesFind out more...

Accidental damage - Landlords property only

University of SouthamptonCover4Insurance7000Yes20001250YesFind out more...
University of OxfordVariousNoNoFind out more...

The individual colleges at Oxford University decide on any insurance provided. Please contact the college you are attending for more information.

University of LiverpoolEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of WarwickEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of HertfordshireEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of Central LancashireNoneNoNoFind out more...
Birmingham City UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Queens University - BelfastEndsleigh8000Yes20001250YesFind out more...
Newcastle UniversityCover4Insurance7000No25001250YesFind out more...
University of PlymouthEndsleigh7000No25001250YesFind out more...
University of PortsmouthEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of BristolEndsleighUnlimitedNo25001500YesFind out more...
Liverpool John Moores UniversityUnknownNoNoFind out more...

There is a basic level of cover at John Moores. Please contact the university for more information.

University of ExeterEndsleigh7000No25001250YesFind out more...
University of StrathclydeEndsleigh7000Yes20001250YesFind out more...
University of BrightonEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Anglia Ruskin UniversityCover4Insurance10000Yes40001250YesFind out more...
De Montfort UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Kingston UniversityEndsleighUnlimitedNo25001500YesFind out more...
University of GreenwichEndsleigh5000Yes25001250YesFind out more...

Accidental Damage on Tenants Liability not covered

University of SalfordEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of WestminsterEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of WolverhamptonEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of KentCover4Insurance6000No20001250YesFind out more...

Accidental Damage -Landlord's property only

University of CambridgeVariousNoNoFind out more...

The individual colleges at Cambridge University provide their own levels of cover. Contact the college you are attending for more information.

University of Huddersfield (DIGS)Endsleigh 6000No20001250YesFind out more...
Middlesex University (Optivo)Endsleigh8000No25001250YesFind out more...

The residences at Middlesex University are run by external companies. Please see their websites for more information on the level of cover provided.

Bournemouth UniversityEndsleigh5000Yes20001250YesFind out more...
City - University of London (Student Homes)EndsleighNoNoFind out more...
Teeside UniversityEndsleigh8000No25001250YesFind out more...
University of the Arts - LondonEndsleigh5000No25001250YesFind out more...
Oxford Brookes UniversityEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of LeicesterEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of DurhamEndsleigh7000No20001250YesFind out more...
London South Bank UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Swansea UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of YorkCover4Insurance7000No20001250YesFind out more...

Accidental Damage - Landlord's property only

Queen Mary - University of LondonEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
Imperial College - LondonEndsleigh5000No25001250YesFind out more...
Loughborough UniversityEndsleigh6000No20001500YesFind out more...
Glasgow Caledonian UniversityNoneNoNoFind out more...
University of HullEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of DerbyEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of BathCover4Insurance7500No25001250YesFind out more...
University of East AngliaEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Canterbury Christchurch UniversityCover4Insurance6000No20001250YesFind out more...

Accidental Damage - Landlord's property only

Staffordshire UniversityCover4Insurance5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of the West of ScotlandEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Edge Hill UniversityNoneNoNoFind out more...
University of SussexEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of SurreyEndsleigh5000Yes20001250YesFind out more...
University of ReadingEndsleigh7000No25001250YesFind out more...
University of ChesterEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of DundeeEndsleigh10000No25001500YesFind out more...
University of Bedfordshire (Campus Living)Endsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
Brunel UniversityCover4InsuranceunlimitedNo20001250YesFind out more...
University of AberdeenEndsleigh7000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of EssexEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of East LondonEndsleigh5000No2000*1250YesFind out more...
University of LincolnEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...

Individual residences have different levels of cover. Check with the university for more information.

Lancaster UniversityCover4Insurance7500Yes25001250YesFind out more...
University of SunderlandEndsleigh7000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of NorthamptonEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
London Metropolitan UniversityVariousNoNoFind out more...

Residences are operated by external companies. Please check their websites for more information on their policies.

Robert Gordon UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Edinburgh Napier UniversityEndsleigh6000No20001250YesFind out more...
Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Aston UniversityCover4Insurance7000No20001250YesFind out more...
Birkbeck - University of LondonEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of StirlingEndsleigh10000Yes25001500YesFind out more...
Southampton Solent UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of BradfordEndsleigh5000No25001250YesFind out more...
University of St AndrewsEndsleigh5000Yes20001250YesFind out more...
Bangor UniversityEndsleigh8000No25001250YesFind out more...
Heriot-Watt UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
University of WorcesterEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
London School of EconomicsCover4Insurance7000No20001250YesFind out more...

Accidental Damage - Landlord's property only

University of West LondonVariousNoNoFind out more...

The residences at UWL are run by external companies. See their websites for more details of insurance coverage.

Keele UniversityEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...
Royal Holloway - University of LondonNoneNoNoFind out more...
University of Wales - Trinity St DavidEndsleigh5000No20001250YesFind out more...

Mobile Theft Cover, listed above, relates to theft where there has been forcible entry. It is possible to extend some policies to include theft when you are out and about at university.

This information is based on journalistic investigation and research. It is not financial advice. Any information should be considered in regard to specific circumstances. Any suggestions followed up are done so at your own risk and your own research is key. Features checked and correct as at 19th July 2017

This content was last reviewed on 19/07/2017