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Student Accommodation

  • City offers a range of accommodation , including modern and newly refurbished halls of residence a short walk from the main City buildings, as well as private accommodation. 
  • Each hall has a team of management staff, and features private, modern study bedrooms and communal living spaces where students can cook, relax and feel at home.
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.

Student Life

  • City Population: 8,673,000
  • Student Population: 306,000
  • City is located in the heart of London, within easy reach of several central underground stations and just a few stops from the British Library and the West End. Its premises are minutes away from the Square Mile, London's world-famous financial district, and the headquarters of financial and professional institutions, major arts complexes and media offices, teaching hospitals and specialist medical research centres.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Celebrated as a truly global city, with a diverse cultural mix, iconic landmarks and a unique energy, London is an exuberant and exciting place to live. The local area is home to the Europe’s largest multi-arts conference venue, the Barbican, and famous performing arts venue, Sadler's Wells Theatre. Less than ten minutes' walk from City, students can find numerous cafés, restaurants, galleries, nightclubs and cinemas.
  • As one of the world's ultimate shopping destinations, London can offer something to suit everybody's taste, from luxury goods and large shopping centres in Mayfair and the famous department store Harrods, to alternative clothing and vintage sales near Notting Hill Gate and Camden High Road.
  • Being the greenest capital in the world, London is also a great place to live for those who are passionate about sports. City's local area features over 38 parks which offer outdoor sports, seven sport centres, courts and pitches –including City Sport, the largest students sport and fitness facility in central London.


  • Extensive bus, railway and underground networks ensure students are never far from anywhere in the city. During the weekend, students can benefit from the Night Tube service, available on some underground lines all night on Fridays and Saturdays. 
  • Students in London are eligible for an 18+ Student Oyster photo card during full-time education, giving a 30% discount on Travel cards and bus and tram season tickets.
  • Cycling and walking is actively supported by the university to help reduce the environmental impact of travel, with a number of cycling initiatives including free monthly bike maintenance visits and free cycle training. Students benefit from the secured bike parking shed and helmet lockers available on campus; and for those who don’t have a bike, there are 11,500 public bikes at over 750 docking stations situated every 300 to 500 metres in London. Although there is still work to do in terms of safety, cycling is becoming the travel option of choice for many local residents.
  • The main airports serving London are Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton, which together offer a huge choice for international and domestic destinations.