Prepaid catered halls
The prepaid catered halls offer is for 35 weeks of the year and includes breakfast and dinner served Monday – Friday. Guaranteed two meals a day (breakfast and dinner) for the equivalent of £10.00 per day or £50.00 per week! Totaling £1,750 for the year, this is to be paid in full once your place at the University of Plymouth has been confirmed.
The for prepaid catered halls 2024 is now open. The closing date is midnight on Sunday 8 September 2024.
The package is available to all students living in University managed halls of residence, self-catering or private sector accommodation.
Term dates
The dates that the prepaid catered halls offer is available are:

How it works


Breakfast served between 07:30–11:00, available in Drake's Kitchen, RLB Cafe, or John Bull Cafe.
Breakfast will consist of:
  • up to five item cooked breakfast or
  • breakfast bap / wrap or
  • cold breakfast (cereal, fruit, pastries and yogurt)
  • tea and coffee, water or fruit juice.


Served between 16:30–18:30 in Drake's Kitchen.
Dinner will consist of:
  • two courses – a main meal and a dessert
  • two options – a meat based meal or a vegetarian meal which will also be gluten free
  • tea and coffee, water or fruit juice.
Please view our prepaid catering package sample menu for meal examples.

Benefits of prepaid catered halls

Dietary requirements
Please make the catering team aware of any dietary requirements or allergens prior to arrival. We will always attempt to accommodate any specific dietary requirements
A vegetarian, gluten free choice will always be available at each meal.
Am I eligible?
If you are a student at the University of Plymouth, whether pursuing an undergrad, post-grad, masters or PhD then you are eligible for the prepaid catering package.
You must present your University of Plymouth student card at each meal. The catering staff will not serve you if you do not have your ID card.
Please read the terms and conditions below for more information. When making payment you will be asked to confirm that you have read and that you accept these terms and conditions.
Catering events