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    Dashwood Studios

    From £446/week
    Dashwood Studios, 120-138 Walworth Road, London, SE17 1JL

    destination2.4 mifrom City Centrewalk41 minsbus14 minscar15 mins

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    From £446/week
    offers 2 Offersoffers Cashback upto £150

    GoBritanya - Lewisham Residence

    From £355/week
    Lewisham, 46 Thurston Road, London, SE13 7SD

    destination6.6 mifrom City Centrewalk2 hours 7 minsbus41 minscar35 mins

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    From £355/week
    offers 3 Offersoffers Cashback upto £750

    GoBritanya - Sterling Court

    From £315/week
    6 Lakeside Way London HA9 0BU

    destination11.7 mifrom City Centrewalk2 hours 56 minsbus42 minscar44 mins

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    From £315/week
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    GoBritanya-McMillan Residence

    From £250/week
    Creegobriyd, Greenwich, London, SE8 3BU

    destination6.0 mifrom City Centrewalk1 hour 54 minsbus35 minscar32 mins

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    From £250/week
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    Mannequin House

    From £247/week
    5 Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow, London, E17 6SX, United Kingdomrating4.6

    destination8.6 mifrom City Centrewalk2 hours 42 minsbus30 minscar47 mins

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    From £247/week
    rating 4.6
    offers 3 Offersoffers Cashback upto £150

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    Chapter Lewisham

    From £294/week
    46 Thurston Rd, London SE13 7SD, UK
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    GoBritanya-Islington Residence

    From £405/week
    32-34 Market Road London N7 SAWrating4.7

    destination3.6 mifrom City Centrewalk1 hour 7 minsbus20 minscar24 mins

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    From £405/week
    rating 4.7
    offers 3 Offersoffers Cashback upto £750

    Vita Student London – Lewisham Exchange

    From £404/week
    Exchange Point, Loampit Vale, Lewisham, London SE13 7NX, United Kingdom

    destination6.4 mifrom City Centrewalk2 hours 20 minsbus30 minscar36 mins

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    From £404/week
    offers 2 Offersoffers Cashback upto £150

    Chapter Kings Cross

    From £295/week
    200 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JP

    destination2.6 mifrom City Centrewalk48 minsbus22 minscar19 mins

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    From £295/week
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    Chapter Portobello

    From £294/week
    1 Alderson Street , London, W10 5JY

    destination5.5 mifrom City Centrewalk1 hour 29 minsbus39 minscar29 mins

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    Student Accommodation In London 2024/25:

    Finding student accommodation in London is seamless due to the variety of properties available. London offers student accommodations from budget-friendly shared rooms to private studio options. All properties are designed to cater for the specific needs of students. UniAcco presents fully furnished properties all across London. These student accommodations in London are located around popular universities like Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, Fordham University London, and London School of Economics and Political Science

    With UniAcco, one can find pocket-friendly student housing in London that is available around neighbourhoods like Zone 3 (Camden, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Lambeth and more) and Zone 9 (Amersham, Brentwood and Chesham). Some popular student accommodation types in London are en-suites, studio apartments, and shared apartments. With UniAcco, students can find London student accommodation with modern amenities and all-inclusive bills on most properties! This allows students to manage their cost of living effectively while studying in London. 

    Check out the difference between 3 major types of accommodation in London, including student accommodation, private housing, and university accommodation.

    Particulars Student Accommodation Private Accommodation University Accommodation
    Cost 305 GBP/Per Week 375 GBP/Per Week + Utility bills (∼ 69 GBP per week) 300 GBP/Per week
    Safety Full safety with facilities like CCTV, biometric entrance, etc. Differs per area

    Full safety as these are mostly located on campus and managed by the university.

    Utility Bills Included Not Included Included
    Home Insurance Included in rent 200 GBP per year Included in rent
    Proximity University Walking distance to campus Depends on area Inside/nearby Universities
    Other Amenities Primary amenities include Wi-Fi, microwave, electric stove, fridge, etc Based on landlord/location All amenities include Wi-Fi, microwave, electric stove, fridge, etc

    Note - Student housing is budget-friendly as it covers utilities, which is priced at £276 to £300 per month. That is around 10-15% of total living costs.

    About London:

    As the capital of the United Kingdom, London is one of the oldest cities with a rich historical background. It is a central hub for the UK's economy, culture, and transportation, making it important to both the country and the world. 

    Home to the world’s top institutions, with 18 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2024, two of them making it into the top 10. This reputation attracts more than 3 lakh international students, and world-class education makes it a top choice for students. 

    • Popular Student Accommodation Neighborhoods In London

    London student accommodations span the city's nine concentric zones, offering choices from the famous city centre in Zone 1 to the quieter outskirts in Zone 9. The most popular zones for student living are Zones 1, 2, and 3, known for neighbourhoods like Shoreditch, Soho, Kensington, Station Court, and Covent Garden. These areas are usually in demand due to their proximity to cultural sites and the best universities. 

    Explore the differences between each zone, including nearby universities and travel times to the city centre by various transportation modes.

    Zone

    Weekly Rent

    Nearby Universities

    Tube

    Bus

    Walking

    Zone 1

    £300-£450

    UCL, University of London, QMUL, KCL

    10-20 min

    20-30 min

    30-45 min

    Zone 2

    £200-£325

    London Metropolitan University, University of Greenwich, Kingston University, St George's University, University of London

    15-30 min

    30-45 min

    45-60 min

    Zone3

    £220-£275

    Brunel University London, St Mary's University Twickenham, University of West London, Royal Holloway, University of London, Queen Mary University of London Stratford Campus, University of East London & more

    20-45 min

    45-60 min

    60-90 min

     

    *Weekly rent prices are dynamic in nature

    Best Student Accommodation In London 2024/25 -

    There is a vast choice of accommodation in London for students. These accommodations are affordable, premium, and fully furnished. You will likely find suitable accommodation in the city regardless of your budget. Below are some of the best student accommodation in London with almost all types of room types. 

    Best Properties by Price:

    1. West Green Residence - £140/week
    2. Pavilion Court - £164/week
    3. Prince Consort Village - from £182/week
    4. The Valentine - from £190/week
    5. House Shares - from £190/week

     

    Top-Rated Properties by Students:

    1. Spring Mews - 4.8 Rated
    2. Felda House - 4.7 Rated
    3. Mannequin House - 4.6 Rated
    4. Flora Building - 4.4 Rated
    5. New Orient House - 4.3 Rated

     

    Remember, this is just a sampling of what UniAcco offers! Browse our extensive listings to find the perfect student accommodation in London that matches your needs and budget.

     

    Cost of Living In London:

    The cost of living in London for international students is approximately £2,000- 2,400 for off-campus accommodation. Regardless, it depends on each person’s lifestyle choices; your largest cost-incurring items remain accommodation costs and utility bills. The best part of staying in London student accommodation is that utility bills include the rent. So the approximate additional cost of £70 pounds is not incurred by the student. UniAcco provides premium yet affordable student accommodations in London that save you costs and provide you with a high standard of living. 

    Items

    Cost (Monthly)

    Off-Campus Accommodation

    £1,220

    On-Campus Accommodation

    £1,200

    Transportation

    £186

    Food Cost

    £480

    Entertainment

    £60

    Markets (groceries)

    £200

    Clothes

    £70

    Total Cost of Living with Off-Campus Accommodation 

    £2,216

    Total Cost of Living with On-Campus Accommodation

    £2,196

     

    Student Transportation In London:

    The city has a robust transport system with tubes, trams, buses, trains, bicycle lanes, and taxis present from Zone 1 to Zone 9 and beyond. Students new to the city can easily go around and explore London. They have convenient access to various transport options just a short walk from their accommodation. This includes the London Underground Tube DLR (automated light railway).

    Let us see the different types of transport systems in London below:

    1. Train:

    London has a primary metro rail system that joins all zones, including the city's outskirts. You will be connected from the heart of central London; Charing Cross Station stands at a junction of 6 key traffic routes. 

    Students must know that the train prices differ according to the days of the week. You will pay peak fares from Monday to Friday (not on public holidays) between 6:30 and 9:30. Off-peak fares - at all other times. The prices range between £4.25 - £8.50 per day. Your off-peak hours will cost you £1.80. These are pay-as-you-go caps. Note that students get special discounts on their ID cards, so make sure you avail of them!

    2. Bus:

    London has the most sorted bus system as it runs 24 hours every day. The main bus stop, Victoria Coach Station, connects the city centre to all the spots around the city. Most student accommodations in London have bus stops just walking distance from their homes. Bus fare is £1.75, and a day of bus-only travel will cost a maximum of £5.25. You can transfer to other buses or trams for free an unlimited number of times within one hour of touching in for your first journey.

    3. Cycling:

    We suggest cycling to our students because that is the most convenient and fun way to move around the city. London has dedicated cycling lanes that allow you to commute hassle-free. It connects your private student accommodation in London to your university and allows you to explore the city on the go. 

    4. Tube: 

    The London Underground Tube is another option that covers various zones with different fair rates. The tube is busiest on weekdays between 6:30-9:30 am and 4:00-6:30 pm.

    5. Get an Oyster Card:

    Student Oyster cards, available for university students over 18, offer a 30% discount on buses, trams, and more. London also provides additional student travel discount cards, including railcards and other student-specific options.

    Student Life In London:

    Living in London as an international student may seem like a change, but the city is surprisingly manageable in terms of costs. The UK draws over 670,000 international students annually, with a third choosing London (33%), ensuring a community of peers who are just as new and eager to explore. London's rich cultural offerings make it easy for students to immerse themselves in local life and discover new experiences.

    Accommodation in London for international students is ideally located near vibrant hotspots such as flea markets and city malls, making it easy to dive into the local food scene. Iconic food neighbourhoods like Soho and Covent Garden offer a variety of cuisines, while nightlife spots such as Village Soho and Be at One provide exciting clubbing options. This city truly serves as a melting pot, adding a touch of London culture in your day-to-day life. 

    London Tourist Attractions:

    London is a multicultural metropolis that thrives with historic sights and friendly locals that add to your experience. Check out some of the popular London attractions below:

    1. Food Markets: Among the notable markets, Borough Market stands out as Britain's oldest and most popular food market, operating daily except Sundays in Southwark. Additionally, Brockley Market, situated in Saint John's and operating solely on Saturdays with cash transactions, offers one of a kind experience. Shoreditch's Boxpark is also recommended for exploration. Other notable options include Camden Market, Maltby Market, and Portobello Market.
    2. Westminster Abbery: When visiting Big Ben, Westminster Abbey is immediately visible. As one of the world's most magnificent churches and a UNESCO World Heritage site, its stunning exterior is matched by the historical richness found inside. A tour of this 700-year-old building is highly recommended. Westminster Abbey remains a favorite London landmark, embodying a key piece of English history.
    3. Pins at a Pub: While in London, experiencing the city's historic pub culture is a must. For a classic setting, visit Ye Old Cheshire Cheese in Smithfield, one of London's most iconic pubs. Notting Hill's The Churchill Arms stands out not only for its floral facade but also for its excellent Thai cuisine. These venues offer more than just drinks; they provide a unique glimpse into the rich history and diverse culinary scene of London.

    Universities In London:

    London is home to 40+ universities in and around the city. Most of them are ranked globally in QS World Ranking and Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024. Leading the way on all fronts, here are the best universities in London:

    1. Imperial College London:

    Imperial College London, ranked 7th in the World (QS World Ranking 2024) is a powerhouse for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. With over 42% international students, Imperial fosters a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. It is a competitive university with an 18% acceptance rate.

    2. University College London:

    University College London, popularly known as UCL is a public university founded in 1826. Based in central London, it also has branches around the world in Australia and Qatar. A student-faculty ratio of 18:1 in 2024 enables personalised attention and guidance. Popular courses include Economics, Law, Medicine, Computer Science, and Psychology. 

    3. King's College London:

    King's College London is a globally recognised university that offers a large range of programmes in multiple disciplines. Benefit from a student-faculty ratio of 17:1 in 2024, fostering a supportive learning environment where you can receive personalised guidance from world-class professors. Tuition fees range from £21,000-£38,000 per year (depending on the programme). 

    4. The London School Of Economics And Political Science:

    LSE is a global leader in social sciences. It attracts some of the brightest minds from around the world with students passionate about law, politics, economics, and international relations. It's a good choice to pursue your master's of science in economics due to its level of teaching and placements. 

    FAQs on Student Accommodation London

    Student accommodation cost in London ranges between £1000 - £1,200 per month. Most of these off-campus student accommodations (PBSA’s) come inclusive of utility bills.

    Students can book their accommodation with UniAcco at no cost. Reach out to our experts, pick the property of your choice, and make your booking. There is a 24/7 support team to help you get the best property in your budget, location, and preferences. 

    The best areas for students to live in London are Central London, Richmond, Spitalfields, Webleyogram, Stratford, Shoreditch, and Finsbury Park.

    The lowest rent you can pay to stay in London starts from £800/week

    Yes, UniAcco can arrange a property visit for your desired room type if you are in and around the location. We also arrange a virtual tour of the property for you.

    Utility bills can easily cost as approximate of £250-£320 per month. However, student accommodation in London with UniAcco comes with utility bills included in the rent.

    Yes, all student rooms in London available on UniAcco are fully furnished with premium amenities. There is 24/7 support at every property to help you round the clock for all your living needs.

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