Student city guide to London

London is home to every shade of cultural, culinary and nightlife experience you could want. It offers acres of green space, a welcoming, diverse population and routes into pretty much any industry you can think of.

When you’re living in the capital, opportunities to discover and explore are endless. With free entry to everything from comedy nights, museums and galleries to outdoor summer parties, gigs and sports events, London is overflowing with things to do for students. Pick up a copy of Time Out on a Tuesday and you’ll see for yourself that the biggest problem of being a student in the city is being spoilt for choice.

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"The student living experience in London is like no other, packed with opportunity and excitement"

London is home to over 20 different universities and colleges, including UCL, LSE and Imperial College London. With so many nationalities making up the student population, it’s a seriously diverse place to study and make friends. The opportunities it provides for networking, interning, working and breaking into the industry you want to build a future in are unbeatable.

Our buildings are situated across a multitude of varied, vibrant neighbourhoods throughout London, offering much more than just a room and giving you a real sense of community. You could be enjoying perks like onsite gyms, cinemas, stylish outdoor courtyards and even breathtaking roof terraces. With buildings in the buzz of Hoxton and Shoreditch, the world-famous historical centres of Bloomsbury and the City and the gorgeous residential neighbourhoods of Highbury and Tufnell Park, all sides of the city are covered.

Browse our London locations:

Zone 1 – City, Bloomsbury, Aldgate, Magenta House, Paris Gardens, Bankside, Hoxton, Shoreditch

Zone 2 – Hammersmith, Highbury, The Arcade, Tufnell House

Zone 4 – Raffles House

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If you're not sure where you're heading yet, take a look around our properties in all corners of the UK.

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Stephenson House, Newcastle

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Shoreditch, London