Student Accommodation in London
Booking a student accommodation in London is not easy for newcomers. If you are still a new student interested in studying in one of the top education cities around the world, enlist the help of one of our accommodation experts. Casita has all the options you could possibly need, including private lets for last-minute student accommodation if you missed your chance this year.
Why Book a London Student Accommodation?
As an international student in London, you will feel right at home. The city has an estimated 300 languages spoken in the Greater London region alone. The student population in the city has exceeded 100,000, including people who come from 200 different nations from all over the world. More than 20 million tourists visit London every year (over 50,000 per day) which also makes London’s airport network the busiest in the world.
How Far is London From Other UK Cities?
The city is located in the southeastern part of England, with a 50mi distance view of the River Thames estuary. The distance from London to some of the highly known UK cities is:
29mi - 46km to Camberley, United Kingdom
38mi - 61km to Reading, United Kingdom
46mi - 74km to Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
69mi - 111km to Southampton, United Kingdom
88mi - 141km to Coventry, United Kingdom
90mi - 144km to Leicester, United Kingdom
102mi - 164km to Birmingham, United Kingdom
106mi - 170km to Bristol, United Kingdom
110mi - 177km to Nottingham, United Kingdom
Universities in London
Casita offers multiple student housing options close to London universities. Here are a couple of options you could check out.
- 14 Student Accommodation Options within 400 meters of University
- Aldgate East Tube Station within 200 meters - Zone 1 - District Line / Hammersmith and City
- Places of Interest within 1 Mile: Tower of London, Old Spitalfields Market, Shoreditch High Street
- 6 Student Accommodation Options within 400 meters of University
- Chancery Lane Tube Station within 400 meters - Zone 1 - Central Line
- Holborn Tube Station within 400 meters - Zone 1 - Central Line and Piccadilly Line
- Russell Square Tube Station within 400 meters - Zone 1 - Piccadilly Line
- Places of Interest within 1 Mile: Fleet Street, The British Museum, Charles Dickens Museum, The Postal Museum, Sir John Soane’s Museum
- 27 Student Accommodation Options within 400 meters of University
- Warren Street Tube Station within 400 meters - Zone 1 - Northern Line and Victoria Line
- Goodge Street Tube Station within 400 meters - Zone 1 - Northern Line
- Places of Interest within 1 Mile: Regent’s Park, Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road, BT Tower, British Museum
- 27 Student Accommodation Options within 400 meters of University
- Uxbridge Underground Tube Station within 1 Mile - Zone 6
- Places of Interest within 1 Mile: Hillingdon Golf Course
- 23 Student Accommodation Options within 400 metres of University
- Old Street Tube Station within 400 metres - Zone 1 - Northern Line
- Angel Tube Station within 400 metres - Zone 1 - Northern Line
- Places of Interest within 1 Mile: Spitalfields Market, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Ironmonger Row Baths, Postal Museum
- 2 Student Accommodation Options within 400 metres of University
- Covent Garden Tube Station within 400 metres - Zone 1 - Piccadilly Line
- Temple Tube Station within 200 metres - Zone 1 - Circle Line and District Line
- Places of Interest within 1 Mile: Adelphi Theatre, Savoy Theatre, Temple, Somerset House, Lyceum Theatre, The Strand, Waterloo Bridge
- 18 Student Accommodation Options within 400 metres of University
- Stepney Green Tube Station within 200 metres - Zone 2 - District Line and Hammersmith and City Line
- Mile End Tube Station within 200 metres - Zone 2 - Central Line, District Line and Hammersmith and City Line
- Places of Interest within 1 Mile: Bethnal Green Gardens, Stepney City Farm, Stepney Green.
Is London a good place to live?
Studying in the capital of the UK is a great step for an international student such as yourself. London is one of the best student cities in the UK and globally. As the largest city in England and the UK, the capital is popular for being culturally diverse. Easy access and luxurious facilities are inevitable in London, so is the expensive cost of living!
Is living in London Expensive?
The city is on the expensive side. When you compare the cost of living for any other city. Still, if you are smart enough to manage your money well, you will be able to live comfortably in London. Start by booking an affordable London accommodation.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in London?
Many people come to visit London’s attractions and cultural sites including the greatest collection of galleries and museums on the planet as well as historical sites like the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, and hundreds more. Students will find many amazing places to visit in London for free.
Transportation In London
The massive underground network is perfect to get around the city and it’s referred to as the Tube. Students will enjoy having a Student Oyster Travel Card which is a sort of contactless card used for the underground and buses with discounted rates for students. Walking and cycling are great ways to explore the city as well.
Railway (Terminal) Stations in the city
Many terminal stations are spread across the city, here is a list:
St Pancras International
Famous Areas For Student Accommodation in London
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in London, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in London is £200 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
2. Do you have studios /ensuites available?
Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats.
3. Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, you can pay in instalments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
4. How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.
5. How to complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.
6. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in London?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
8. Who can book with Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.
7. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in London?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.