Royal Veterinary College

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Student Accommodation

  • Most students choose to live in student halls for the first year of study either on or off campus.
  • Off-campus accommodation is with college recognised third party providers.
  • Accommodation options offer single study bedrooms with either shared bathroom or en-suite facilities.

Accommodation Costs

Camden Campus

Number of university/college beds 344
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £8,100–£8,300
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £8,900–£11,000

Hawkshead Campus

Number of university/college beds 318
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £2,900–£5,500
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,600–£4,800

Living Here

  • London is the centre of student life in the UK, and the city consistently ranks as one of the best cities in the world to be a student. It is hard to imagine a city that is more suited to being a student – from fantastic transport links to great museums and galleries to beautiful green parks.
  • London has a proud history of inclusivity and multiculturalism. Round-the-year celebrations highlight its diversity with events such as the Notting Hill Carnival, Chinese New Year and the annual Pride Parade.
  • The Royal Veterinary College campus is in Camden. Camden is one of the most creative and exciting areas of the city. Famous for its markets, vibrant culture and music venues, Camden is an exciting place to experience student life. It is also home to a beautiful canal and lock, Regents Park, ZSL London Zoo and the iconic Roundhouse music venue.
  • Hertfordshire is a green and peaceful region, with an assortment of small towns and villages embedded in the countryside. Hertfordshire has good transport links into London though, so you are never too far away from the bustling city life.
  • Hawkshead Campus is located near Potters Bar, which has a wide variety of outdoor sports clubs and facilities. Other notable towns in Hertfordshire, and within a short distance of Potters Bar, include St Albans and Hatfield, with Cambridge only a brief train journey away.

Getting Around

  • The Camden Campus is ideally located in central London. Royal College Street is within easy walking distance of King’s Cross–St Pancras International and Euston train stations, as well as Mornington Crescent and Camden Town Underground stations and Camden Road Overground station. Situated between Camden Town and Bloomsbury, it’s the perfect base to from which to explore the capital.
  • Most students take advantage of student discounts to travel by underground or bus in the city centre. Travel by car is discouraged due to high levels of traffic and the lack of parking facilities.
  • The Hawkshead Campus is considered self-contained, providing for most needs. There is a free courtesy bus running between the campus, the town centre and the train station. Potters Bar railway station has frequent trains to London and Cambridge, and the town also connects with London bus services.