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    Chapter Old street London
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    18 Paul St, London EC2A 4JH, United Kingdom
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    Scape Mile End Canalside London
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    25 Bradwell St, Bethnal Green, London E1 4DR, United Kingdom
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    Bremner Rd, South Kensington, Gore SW7 2QT, United Kingdom
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    Lightfoot Hall

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    Lightfoot Hall, Manresa Rd, London SW3 6LR, UK
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    15-25 Talbot Square, Tyburnia, London W2 1TR, UK
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    iQ Hammersmith

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    230 Shepherds Bush Rd, Hammersmith, London W6 7NL, UK
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    Louise House

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    33 Medway street, London, SW1P 2BE
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    Garrow House

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    190 Kensal Road London W10 5BN
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    1 Alderson St, London W10 5JY, United Kingdom
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    1 Alderson St, London W10 5JY, United Kingdom
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    1 Alderson St, London W10 5JY, United Kingdom
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    iQ Vega

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    6 Miles Street, Vauxhall, London SW8 1RZ, United Kingdom
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    About South Kensington

    Being a cultural haven, South Kensington is located just west of Central London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The city is home to London’s three biggest and best museums and is one of the most busiest cities. Established in 1850, South Kensington was actually envisioned by Prince Albert as a hub for arts and education. This city affectionately proves the theory that you don’t have to stick to the Thames to visit some internationally known cultural destinations in London. From free exhibitions to concerts to a relaxing walk in the park, South Kensington has everything in store. The city is home to the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Royal Albert Hall which are known in the world. With a wild mix of coloured cafes and stylish apartments, South Kensington’s Parisian feel gives a unique magnetism. So, with a rich history and groundbreaking achievements, South Kensington holding on to its European lifestyle surely catches the attention. 

    Student Accommodation in South Kensington

    With three world-renowned universities, South Kensington is one of the student-friendly cities in London. International students planning to study in these institutions can surely find numerous student accommodations in South Kensington. Students can find various housing options in the city which are in close proximity to the Imperial College of London, RCA and RCM. Other options include Earl’s Court which is adjacent to South Kensington and is very popular among the student community. This area offers affordable housing options, making it easy for students to commute to the universities and within the city. Chelsea also has a variety of student accommodations in the form of shared houses and apartments. For first-year students, who are new in the city can opt to reside in on-campus student accommodations offered by the universities. Featuring residence halls and dormitories, these often come with shared facilities for the students. But how to find off-campus student accommodations in South Kensington? University Living with its large database of student-friendly properties in South Kensington, can help you out in this. From PBSAs to private apartments these properties come with remarkable amenities so that students don’t have to worry about anything in a foreign land. 

    Top Demanded Student Accommodation in South Kensington

    International students can find a large variety of student accommodations in South Kensington. Some of the private companies and local landlords provide PBSAs (Purpose Built Student Accommodations) for students which come with exceptional amenities and boast a large student community. Some of the top-known PBSAs in South Kensington include Scape Mile End, Chapter Old Street, Queen Alexandra’s House, Portobello Residence and iQ Vega. These student housing typically come with all-inclusive of utility bills for a hassle-free process. They feature centralised AC and heating options with unlimited high-speed internet. Is anything more to be added? Yes, the exceptional facilities include gyms, swimming pools, cinemas, parking facilities, bike storage facilities and even sky lounges. These housing options are also located in close proximity to the universities so the students can easily commute without worrying about their classes. With so many bus stops nearby, the local neighbourhood near these student accommodations houses many local cafes and restaurants for students.

    Cost of Living in South Kensington

    Living in South Kensington, London can be quite expensive for students. As the city is one of the busiest cities in London with so many attractions to explore, no wonder the cost of living is a bit on the higher side. The average cost of living in South Kensington for an individual resident can be around £1700 to £2000 per month. This includes the costs for accommodation, groceries and meals, public transport, medical bills and other essential expenses. 

    Student-Friendly Places to Travel in South Kensington

    Students finding places to travel in South Kensington will get an endless amount of things to do and explore. From attractive museums to parks, there’s something for everyone in this city. For geeky science buffs, The Science Museum will be the perfect option to explore in the city. Some other famous museums to pay a visit are the National History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Talking about so many green places in the city, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens will be a perfect day-out destination for students. For shopping scenes, which cannot be just left behind, head to the High Street Kensington’s amazing shops where you can find so many local shops to shop from. Being a paradise for sweet tooth bakeries, patisseries, and dessert shops are scattered throughout the area in South Kensington. 

    Universities in South Kensington

    Widely recognised as a global centre of excellence and research, South Kensington has some of the best institutions in the world. Some of the top universities in South Kensington, London include:

    1. Imperial College of London

    The Imperial College of London is a public research university known for its courses in science, business, medicine and engineering. The South Kensington is the main campus of this institution where most of the research and teaching is carried out. The institute was established in 1907 by the Royal Charter by combining numerous colleges and universities. No wonder the Imperial College of London stands at a 6th position according to the QS World University Rankings, making it a community of world-class researchers.

    2. Royal College of Arts London

    Established in 1967, the Royal College of Arts (RCA) is a public research university in London with campuses in South Kensington, Battersea and White City. The university is entirely a postgraduate college offering degrees in arts and design. RCA in South Kensington is divided into four schools of arts & humanities, architecture, communication and design. According to the QS World University Rankings 2023, it was ranked at the 1st place by subject.

    3. Royal College of Music London 

    The Royal College of Music (RCM) is a widely known music school in South Kensington, London and was established in 1882. RCM offers training from the undergraduate level to the doctorate level in all aspects of Western Music to the students. With more than 900 students from all over the world, RCM has a talented music community with strengths in Performance Music and Performance Science.

    With so many trivia options available and free museums to explore, South Kensington is surely on everyone’s list. For students embarking on their study abroad journey, the city offers lot many future opportunities to the students. With a blend of pretty sightseeing and academic opportunities, South Kensington is notably a safe haven for everyone. 

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