Find your student accommodation in London

Student accommodation in London

With 23 major universities and over 400,000 students, London is a global center of excellence for education. Find your accommodation here.

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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates. A great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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House
  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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Flat
  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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Studio
  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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Homestay
  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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Bedsit
  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Spare room
  • A room available in a house share, where a group of existing housemates want to fill an empty room. A good way of getting the benefits of a house share without an established group of friends.

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Living in London as a student

Not only is London one of the world’s most recognisable cities, it's also a multicultural capital that is home to more than 8 million people.

Along with the likes of Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, London is also a great location for students heading to university. The city is home to some of the world's best rated universities including the London School of Economics, UCL, Imperial College London and Kings College.

Students from the UK and from around the world also head to some of the best teaching hospitals available and to London Met, Westminster, the University of the Arts and Goldsmiths. There are more than 20 places to study in a city that is thriving with opportunity and things to do.

With more than 350,000 students living in the capital, there's an infrastructure and lifestyle that will suit just about every need. Students will mingle with and make friends with others from around the world. Indeed, London is a worldwide leader in many fields, including finance, commerce, healthcare as well as passion, the arts and media.

If you are looking to live in London, then you are heading to a city that offers a vibrant and amazing student lifestyle and London is not only a capital city, it is an attractive and exciting place for students to live in too.

Here you will find details of private rented accommodation offered by private landlords/letting agents in London including: student houses, student flats/apartments in London, bed-sits in London and private halls in London.