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Living at St Peter's (Postgraduate)

The college occupies a site in the heart of the city, close to many University departments and libraries, and to both bus and train stations. Oxford’s shops, cafes, theatres and cinemas are just minutes away.

The sections below provide general information about the accommodation, food and facilities on offer to postgraduate students at St Peter's. For more information on costs for postgraduate students, please visit the Fees and Finance page.

St Peter's gives priority to the housing of postgraduates who are new to Oxford in college-owned accommodation.

Further rooms are available through the University’s Accommodation Service, the allocation of which is under the control of the college’s Accommodation Manager. Occupants will be required to sign a “nomination agreement” before taking up residence.

For more information about rent costs for postgraduate students can be found here

Paradise Street is pne of three recently built college annexes next to Oxford Castle, located five minutes’ walk from the main college site. It has 50 en-suite rooms spread over three floors. There are 6 kitchens and 1 common room in the The majority of the rooms are of the same size and layout. All the rooms are en-suite with showers.

There is a main kitchen on the ground floor with ovens, hobs, two large fridges, and a large freezer. There are also smaller kitchenettes on each floor with small fridges and cupboards. All the kitchen areas have kettles, toasters, and microwaves. 

The main kitchen is off from the common room, which is a large room with dining tables, sofas, and a TV. This area is for residents to socialise with each other, hang out, and relax. The common room leads through to a patio area outside with benches.

The dining hall, available to all students, provides breakfast, lunch and informal dinners, with brunch at the weekends, on a pay-as-you-go basis. In addition, St Peter's has lively formal dinners on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with special menus for themed dinners such as Thanksgiving and Burns Night.

Sample lunch menu

Sample dinner menu

Sample formal hall menu

Information about meal prices and food costs for postgraduate students can be found here

Facilities on the main college site include seminar rooms and a music room, social spaces, a bar, laundry rooms and of course the college Library.