The University of Salford has begun the hunt for a contractor to build 2,000 new beds at its Peel Park campus.
Outline planning was granted last month for up to 2,100 new bedrooms on the campus and the university now aims to proceed over two phases.
The first phase will see around 1,300 rooms built to replace the existing accommodation at Castle Irwell.
Between three and four contractors to will be invited to tender for the job.
Interested firms should submit PQQs no later than 31 October.
To register an interest visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/salford/asp/tenders.asp.