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Situated on the edge of London, Kingston students will have a world of enriching cultural activities to engage with. Free music and theatre are familiar, the London museums are at easy reach, and the lush Surrey and Berkshire countrysides are not far away. The Natural History Museum, the V&A, or the Tate, and the hills of the Peak District, and the forests of Sherwood and Charnwood are nearby. Kingston has Richmond Park, River Thames.
The Rose in Kingston brings in some beautiful, and sometimes famous, performances. Dame Judy Dench performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream there a few years ago. The Orange Tree in Richmond does some excellent new writing, and the Polka in Wimbledon is a great family theatre. The International Youth Arts Festival also takes place in Kingston every year and lets you see affordable and free performance and art.
Kingstone University does involve the right amount of studying, but it's also given time to have fun, try something new and make new friends for life. On-campus you can get involved in the Union of Kingston Students festivals, join various clubs and societies, and include into the team spirit with sports and fitness.
Kingston upon Thames is situated on the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in southwest London. It was the historic market town where Saxon kings were crowned, and it is today a suburb which is located 10 miles (16.1 km) southwest of Charing Cross.
Kingston was built at the crossing point of the Thames from London Bridge and a bridge still there at the same site. Central Kingston is busy with a retail centre, with a few numbers of commercial offices and civic buildings. It has a large number of car parks, connected with a one-way system. It is one of the vital centres of the west London bus network, which is connected to Richmond, Twickenham, and London Waterloo, and Wimbledon by Rail trains. Shopping is well catered, with a good mixture of familiar Street chains and most elegant boutiques.
The shopping centres include a shopping mall, "The Bentall Centre". Kingston's main space is the River Thames, with its vibrant frontage of pubs and restaurants. Downstream there are Canbury Gardens towards Teddington Lock. In Upstream promenade crossing the Hogsmill river is situated and is reaching to Surbiton. Across Kingston Bridge is a tree on river bank fronting the expanse of Hampton Court Park.
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Can I get any options for my contract length?
Most property contracts last for one academic year. If you have a plan for a longer or shorter stay, You can contact our team and our property consultants will surely be able to provide information regarding which properties are open for different contract lengths.
Are my bills included in the rent?
This depends on the property you rent, but most of our London properties have bills included, so you're only going to pay the rent and nothing else. Remember to make sure that this is the case with the property you have chosen.
What do our different room types mean?
Ensuite: Private room with private bathroom and shared kitchen and living area.
Non Ensuite: Private room with shared bathroom, kitchen and living area.
Studio: Private room with Private bathroom as well as Private kitchen.
Standard(6 bed & 4 bed sharing): Private room with shared bathroom, kitchen and living area.
Twodio: Private room (in a 2 bedroom flat) with Private bathroom and a kitchen that is shared between 2 people.
Threedio: Private room (in a 3 bedroom flat) with Private bathroom and a kitchen that is shared between 3 people.
Twin Ensuite: Room (shared between 2 people) with attached bathroom where the kitchen and living area shared with more tenants.
Dorms: 4 or more people sharing the same dormitory.
Two Bedroom and 3 bedroom Apartments: Private rooms with Private/Shared bathrooms (varying from property to property) and a communal kitchen and living area
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What is a guarantor? Do I need one?
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