The cost of student accommodation can vary greatly depending on the type of accommodation you choose and the location.

The costs listed below are approximate. Please check with the provider of the accommodation directly to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.

University Halls of Residence

The accommodation provided by universities is the most popular option for international students. The halls of residence are usually located close to the campus and all bills are included. The application is made directly through the university.

  • Standard room: £135 - £210 per week
  • En-suite room: £130 - £260 per week
  • Studio apartment: £140 - £340 per week

Other room types, such as twin rooms, rooms for couples and flats for families, may also be available. Please contact your chosen university for information on the accommodation options for students.

Private Student Accommodation

Private student accommodation is increasingly popular in London. The accommodation buildings are located close to many of London’s universities and all bills are included. The application is made directly with the accommodation provider.

  • Standard: £160 - £250 per week
  • En-suite room: £160 - £280 per week
  • Studio apartment: £280 - £500 per week

Other room types, such as twin rooms, rooms for couples and flats for families, may also be available. You can contact your chosen university for information on the accommodation options for students.

Rented Accommodation

The cost for rented accommodation can vary greatly. A small studio apartment in London can cost from £120 per week to over £1,000 per week. A room in a shared house costs on average around £150 per week.

If you are planning to rent a flat or a room in London, you should always view the accommodation before you sign an agreement. You are also likely to be asked to pay a deposit before you move in. You can seek legal advice from the accommodation office at your university before signing a rental agreement. Contact your chosen university for more information.