St Anne’s graduate students have the option to reside in one of its four graduate properties (RSH, EPH, 6 St John St and Castle Mill), or in private accommodation.
Continuing students: Rooms are allocated through room ballot. You will be contacted by College towards the end of Hilary Term to indicate your accommodation preferences for the next academic year. Please note that only 1/3 of the rooms will be allocated to returning graduates.
Robert Saunders House (RSH)
Robert Saunders House is located in Summertown at 45 South Parade, Oxford OX2 7LJ
It is divided in 15 flats, each with its own bathroom, toilet, as well as a kitchen with an oven, a microwave, and a fridge/freezer. Each student gets a study bedroom, which comes with its own sink, wardrobe, desk, bookshelves, drawers, chair, bed, cabinet, heater and a free Ethernet connection (you will need to buy an Ethernet cable if you don’t have one; these are available from the college lodge).
There is also a washing room (with several clothes washers and dryers, a TV room, and a games room complete with a pool table, dart board, table football, table tennis, and a payphone.
Life in Summertown
RSH is ideally placed for access to a wide array of shops. There are four small supermarkets: Tesco (good for last-minute buys), Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer (expensive), Co-op (good value); most shut early on Sundays, so make sure not to get caught out. There are also delicatessens, bakeries, sandwich shops, a pub (the Dew Drop Inn), about a dozen restaurants and takeaways, a laundrette, and an alarming number of blind and curtain shops.
Four student wardens look after RSH in the evenings and at weekends. If the fire alarm goes off, you have a medical emergency, or just need advice, the duty warden is there to help you out: just ring the office bell.
Contact: If you have any questions regarding RSH, please direct them to the RSH accommodation manager, Lucia Santi-Exley, by emailing
Eleanor Plumer House (EPH)
Eleanor Plumer House is located on the main college site at 35 Banbury Road, Oxford
It houses 13 students on the first and second floors of the building, above the common areas on the ground floor. For more information on EPH, please visit our dedicated page.
Every room comes with wireless Internet as well as share of a large communal kitchen and bathrooms. The contents of the rooms themselves are similar to RSH.
Emergencies are dealt with by the lodge (telephone 01865 274800).
6 St John St and Castle Mill
Some of our graduate students live on 6 St John St and Castle Mill, both of which are managed by the Graduate Accommodation Office. For more information on these properties, please visit their website.