Student accommodation

We provide a range of college accommodation for students in Ullenwood and Cheltenham, ranging from small residential bungalows to independence flats.

A day in the life of Rachel, residential student

Student accommodation for National Star residential learners is available at Ullenwood and Cheltenham.

Small residential houses with between 5 to 25 bedrooms make up the accommodation. Most of the bedrooms are en-suite and we also have a small number of self-contained flats. Environmental controls for lighting, doors and curtains are available in some houses. Overhead tracking for hoists is also available.

Students may live in different houses during their three years at college. This will help you them to make friends with a wide range of people, preparing you for life after college.

All the houses have large communal areas for socialising, studying and developing life skills. Students work together to plan evening and weekend social activities in their houses. This may include themed food nights, shopping and theatre trips.

Our residential staff are experts at supporting students, often leaving home for the first time in their lives.

We use our years of expertise to match students to the most appropriate house. We make allocations for the next academic year by the end of each summer term.

Before deciding where students live we consider:

  • The environment that will suit you
  • Your medical needs (some students need 24-hour nursing care)
  • The most suitable peer group and your staffing needs

I never imagined that I would be able to achieve so much at National Star and my family are so proud of me. I am incredibly grateful to National Star for helping me to gain independence in the areas I struggled with. I now live in my own house in Cheltenham

Ullenwood campus map

Find out more

For more information about the accommodation National Star offers telephone our Admissions team on 01242 534928 or email us at