Halls of residence

David Collett

This hall is named after the Chairman of the University Council from 1966 to 1982.

DC is located in the west park on campus and is close to the Engineering departments and University Library. The hall offers spacious rooms located in six different blocks.

  • Bedrooms: 323
  • Catering: Catered
  • Student types: Undergraduate, Art and Design Foundation
  • Location: West park

At David Collett you will find:


  • Blocks A, B & C – rooms off a central spiral stairway with 4 ft beds
  • Blocks D & E arranged around a central corridor with single beds
  • Block F - en-suite rooms with 4 ft beds (8 students share kitchenette)
  • 1 accessible room available


  • Catered Monday - Friday (10 meals per week, breakfast and evening meal)
  • 4 - 9 students share shower and toilet facilities
  • 7 - 14 students share kitchenettes (average 8 per kitchen)
  • Quiet rooms available
  • Card/mobile app operated launderette
  • Four common/games rooms with pool and tennis tables, Freeview and 40" HD TV (facilities subject to change)
  • The University network and internet access are available by both wired and wireless network
  • Bike shed


  • Fortnightly bedroom cleaning
  • Weekly cleaning of kitchens and communal areas
  • Communal bathrooms and toilet facilities will be cleaned a minimum of three times a week


Accommodation packages available for 2020/21:

All rooms offered on a 39 week let (plus additional fee for freshers week)

  • £5,575.12 - Standard (211 beds)
  • £5,754.39 - Standard (4ft bed) (95 beds)
  • £6,899.32 - En-suite (4ft bed) (16 beds)

Hall subs:

For information regarding subscription charges for freshers, returners and affiliates please see the Loughborough Students Union David Collett Hall page.

Arrival dates:

New Undergraduates: Tuesday 29 September 2020
Returning students: Saturday 3 October 2020
Semester 2 students: Sunday 7 February 2021

Let lengths:

39 weeks let: 3 October 2020 – 3 July 2021
18 weeks let (Semester 1): 3 October 2020 - 5 February 2021
21 weeks let (Semester 2): 7 February 2021 - 3 July 2021

Rooms available throughout the Christmas and Easter Vacations.

Rooms to be vacated by 10am on the end date of the contract.

Hall office

Our Hall Managers are responsible for dealing with any problems that you may have within your hall.

For general enquiries email:

Hall Manager: June Newton
Phone: +44 (0)1509 223838 or 223824

Dining room

Please contact the Front of House Manager / Chef for any food queries or dietary requirements.

Senior Duty Manager: Brett Barrs
Phone: +44 (0) 1509 223810

Chef: Aldo Guarasci
Phone: +44 (0)1509 223820

Warden information

The warden team are responsible for pastoral and discipline issues

Hall Warden: Ms Tina Leeland
Phone: +44 (0)1509 222269


Miss Safia Bahas
Ms Maren Schnieder
Miss Sarah-Anne De-Kremer
Duty Mobile: 07526256981

Hall committee

The Student Hall Committee are on hand to offer support to the hall community. The committees are elected annually and are run by students for students.

For more information visit the hall website. Please note this is not a Loughborough University website, but is produced and managed by the students on the committee. We accept no liability for the content on the hall website.

All halls have their own facebook page and all new students moving into this hall will be invited to join.