Not that you need more reasons to fall in love with London, but the capital was recently voted the world’s best city for university students – and one of the main reasons is just how easy it is to get around!
If you’re looking for student homes that promise an easy commute to your lectures without draining your bank account on rent, London is the place for you. Zone 4 contains some of the city’s friendliest suburban communities that anyone would be lucky to call home.
Here are some of our best choices if you want to experience the world’s number one destination!
This luxury option is for those of you looking for peace of mind, you get a fully-furnished crash pad just a short walk away from Fryent Country Park. The University of Westminster, Harrow Campus takes only 17-minutes on the Metropolitan Line whereas the Middlesex University takes just 30-minutes by bus.
Wembley Park Station is just a 4-minutes’ walk away so you can hop on the subway and explore the city or reach your university in no time.
One of the three prime options in the Wembley area, this offering is the most affordable on the list. The location (five minutes from Wembley Park station on the Jubilee Line is excellent for Westminster or Middlesex students) and the rooms come with access to the building’s very own swimming pool!
The accommodation has a spacious common area with TV, pool table, and more. It also comes with a cinema room where you can watch movies in the company of other residents.
3. iQ Raffles House London
Located in central Wembley, this modern property boasts high-speed Wi-Fi, easy access to the Jubilee Line for central London and all the shops you could want right around the corner.
Rooms come furnished to the highest of standards and are equipped with a cosy bed, study desk, en-suite bathroom, and plenty of storage space. There are other onsite amenities as well, like bike storage, laundry, TV, common area, and access to a games room.
4. iQ Kingston
It may be a little off the beaten track, but Kingston is one of Zone 4’s best-kept secrets. This friendly and affluent area is served by several train stations with excellent transport links, while its proximity to the Thames makes it serene and beautiful.
This accommodation is the ideal choice for students at Kingston University or St George’s University of London. It offers both en-suite and studio rooms which are well-furnished and fully-equipped for a comfortable stay. There is a spacious common room where you can bond with other residents and create unforgettable memories.
5. Host Wembley
The fourth Wembley option, features easy connections to the Jubilee Line and London’s train network, making it another perfect candidate for LSE, KCL, and UCL students.
With high-speed Wi-Fi and a fully-furnished kitchen, the main attraction here is the value for money and the perfect balance between a quiet neighbourhood and a short commute.
London is an incredible city, and studying there is one of the best experiences a student can ask for. If you’re lucky enough to be calling it home, make sure you do it in style by finding the right property with University Living. This list is just the start!
Written by Mackenzie Hunt