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King's College London (KCL), London, United Kingdom

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Everything About Student Accommodation near King's College London

Founded in the year 1828-29 by an elite group of politicians and other eminent figures, King's College London is among the oldest universities in the UK. It is currently ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK according to QS World Rankings 2020. With more than 27,600 students (of whom around 10,000 are graduates) from across 150 countries across the world, the campus is home to a culturally diverse and active student crowd. King's College London has earned a distinguished reputation in various fields, such as law, the sciences which include a range of areas like nursing, medicine and dentistry as well as international affairs. This places the university in the top seven universities in the UK when it comes to research earnings with an overall annual income of more than £680 million.

Campus Overview

Based in London’s city centre, King’s is spread across five campuses linked through the heart of the capital. Over the past few years, the university has partnered with the British Library, British Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe, Southbank Centre, Tate Modern, National Gallery, and many other recognised institutions across the country. The university’s central location and diverse partnerships not only allow students to get more employment opportunities but also to connect with one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

The right time to look for Student Accommodation near King's College London

The moment you consider going to a university in London, you know you’ve made a great choice! London is a bustling city filled with life and students from every corner of the world, with diversity and inclusion at the centre of it. No wonder you need to find accommodation that will help you feel at home. King’s is just minutes away from Southwark and Waterloo, both of which are London’s trendiest areas for students. What’s more, you will be within walking distance from London Bridge Station as well as Waterloo Station.

Types of student accommodation near King's College London

The city of London offers a wide range of student accommodation – from affordable to expensive – depending on the location and budget. If you prefer a more independent space, you will find many studio apartments close to the university you attend. You can also opt for shared living spaces or en-suite rooms where you will be able to make the most of your time.

Transport links in London

With one of the most extensive and largest developed transport networks in the world, London has a range of river and road systems spread across 32 boroughs, making it easier to explore the city. For students, the best mode of transportation is the Underground (the Tube), the Tramlink, and the London Overground which will take you to your destination within no time. Another great way to explore London is by river because you are not only going to beat the traffic but also will be able to enjoy the beaty of the city. If you are looking to skip the river system, go ahead and grab a bike for hire and bicycle around the streets and explore the city.

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Q. How can I rent student accommodation near King's College London?

A. You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed In all these steps you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.

Q. What are the different types of student accommodation near King's College London?

A. University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

Q. What are the best student accommodation to live near King's College London?

A. Student life in London has everything a student needs, no matter where you live; you will always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. iQ Bankside, Wellington Lodge, Pound Field, iQ City, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and fully furnished student accommodations near King's College London.

Q. When should I book my student home near King's College London for September intake?

A. It is better to book a student home as early as possible because you will get more choices and best offers on room bookings. 6 months in advance can be considered an ideal time so don’t wait for the last moment.

Q. What are the different types of student rooms near King's College London?

A. The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared. Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

Q. Can I stay at student accommodation only for a semester?

A. Yes. University Living offers accommodations for students who go on a semester exchange programme. They provide student housing on a short term basis in 30+ cities across the world.

Q. Can I get discounts on student housing near King's College London?

A. Of course, students who book early often get good discounts and pay less rent for their student housing. You can also avail cashback and discounts on group bookings.

Q. Where can I stay during my placement year?

A. Students who are working during their placement year but are a full-time student at a university can stay in the student homes listed on University Living website. As long as you’re a student at a university you can choose to stay at any student accommodation.