While at Queen’s University, Belfast, you will be housed at Elms Village. Accommodation is provided in dormitory-style flats with British, Irish, and other visiting students. Each building is three floors high and each floor has a maximum of eleven bedrooms.  You’ll have your own bedroom with either a shared or personal bathroom. 

Elms Village is self-catered so you will be preparing your own meals and shopping at markets located within walking distance of your flat. The Elms Village Student Center offers a shop for smaller items, as well as a student bistro and bar.  Self-service laundry facilities are available within the complex. Internet access to the Queen’s network is available to you from your bedroom. Along the 10 minute commute from Elms Village to the Queen’s campus are many of the local gathering places for university students. Belfast city center is only a short taxi ride away.

When considering housing, please review the general Ireland accommodation information.  It is also worth noting that Elms Village provides lifestyle options at no additional cost. If you are interested in one of these choices, please note it on the Arcadia Housing Preference Form. All requests are considered, but cannot be guaranteed.  These options include:

  • Single Sex (SS) Accommodation
    Living with only other male or only female students on the same floor or house
  • No Alcohol (NA) Accommodation
    Alcohol cannot be consumed by residents or their guests anywhere on the premises
  • Quiet Living (QL) Accommodation
    Living with students who prefer a quieter, more study-focused, environment