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A capital city with something for everyone...

The country’s capital really has something for everyone to enjoy. World-famous for its history, culture and diversity, the city is home to over 300,000 students, and has a total population of nearly 8 million. Our student accommodation in London puts you right at the heart of everything you’ll need to get the most out of your student experience.

4 reasons why our students love London

London South Bank

The South Bank

Visit the popular South Bank area – home to the London Eye, the Aquarium, and the Udderbelly Festival (a giant purple cow that lands on the South Bank in Spring!)
Bus Tours

See the sites

Take a big red bus tour to see loads of London’s famous sites all in one go, with the help of one of the city’s infamous tour guides.
The Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House

One of the world’s leading opera companies, the Royal Opera House is located in the iconic Covent Garden – they even offer deals for students.
London China Town

Chinatown

London’s Chinatown is one of the best places to go for dinner – you’ll be spoilt for choice!

The Student Guide to London

Find out what happened when we sent a group of students out with cameras to show us their very favourite things to do and see in London in 24 hours...

Local area

Transport

There's plenty of affordable ways to get around London using public transport. Bus routes operate across the city, as do tube, DLR and London Overground services. If that wasn't enough, you can hire Santander bicycles for as little as £2, or take the River Bus along the Thames. For more information, check out the Transport for London website. If you're travelling further afield, Paddington, Victoria, Euston, St Pancras and Waterloo railway stations make connecting with cities like Birmingham and Bristol simple. It's easy to travel abroad from London too, with Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, London City and Stansted all easily accessible by car, bus and train.

Sport

Aside from facilities on campus, you can expect to find plenty of gyms in and around London, from local to national gyms. If you like watching live sport, then you're spoilt for choice in London with the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the Emirates stadium, Stamford Bridge and Wembley to name a few of its iconic sporting venues.

Shopping

Being the coutry's capital, you can expect to find all the big brand names as well as independent shops, boutiques and markets across London. Top shopping spots include Oxford Street, where you can find Selfridges department store, and the Westfield Shopping Centres in White City and Stratford. For those looking for something a little more alternative Camden and Spitalfields are highly recommended.