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    The University of Greenwich is a leading modern public university which was founded in 1890. It was granted university status and renamed in 1992. The university is situated on a world heritage site by the bank of the Thames and offers a range of subjects across its four faculties.  The university has a student population of around 25,000 students from over 120 countries, the majority of which are undergraduate. It has won three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education and was also awarded a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 

    Campus overview

    The University of Greenwich’s main campus is in what was the Old Royal Naval College – a UNESCO World Heritage site in London. The campus is often recognised as one of the greenest areas in Britain. Just off the main campus, you can find the Cooper Building where the Student Union is placed, complete with contemporary bars, pool room, shop and eateries. The university has two other campuses, one in Avery Hill(Eltham) and other in Medway(Kent Coast).  The Medway Campus is situated in a modern Edwardian redbrick building and houses the Schools of Engineering and Science.

    Student accommodation near University of Greenwich

    If you’re a first-year undergraduate student then getting accommodation in one of the halls of residence is guaranteed. The University office also helps students find privately rented accommodation in University of Greenwich-approved housing.

    There are many private accommodations known as purpose-built student accommodations (PBSA) located within walking distance from the university campuses. These off-campus alternatives are available for both domestic and international students. Students going to study in London can book student accommodation through various accommodation provider websites like University Living. 

    Types of student rooms

    During their stay in Greenwich, students can opt to stay in one to two-bedroom student apartment with a common area, private bathrooms, and kitchen as shared living spaces. You can also opt for a studio which is a self-contained room in which you get an en-suite bathroom and private bedroom. Also, the living area and kitchen are also not shared with other residents, unlike ensuite rooms. To make life easy for students there are various onsite amenities and appliances like dishwasher, washing machine, and microwave/oven. The communal living area is equipped with a TV and seats so you can watch the latest movies and shows with your friends. 

    Where are these student housings located?

    These student housings are located in student-friendly areas which are close to the campuses. You can also find the city centre located at a commutable distance from the residence. There is a wide selection of local restaurants, bars, city attractions that are all within travelling distance. For example- Lewisham Residence is just 17 minutes away by Docklands Light Railway from the University of Greenwich. The famous live music venue, New Cross Inn is also just a short ride away by public transport. 

    How are the student homes connected to the city?

    Most of these student residences are placed in the heart of the city offering good connectivity by public transport like buses, trains, and trams. These properties are strategically located at a short distance away for nearest bus stops and tram stations. Easy connectivity makes travelling around the city quite easy for students. The train stations are also located at a walking distance from some properties which makes it quite easy to travel beyond the city limits.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I rent student accommodation near University of Greenwich?
    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.

    What are the different types of student accommodation near University of Greenwich?
    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.

    What are the best student accommodation to live close to University of Greenwich?
    Student life in the city has everything a student needs, no matter where you live; you will always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. Lewisham Residence, McMillan, Westcombe House, Scape Greenwich, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and fully furnished student accommodations near University of Greenwich.

    Can I get discounts on student housing around University of Greenwich?
    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.

    How do I know my student accommodation near University of Greenwich is safe?
    All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each student accommodation has modern safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

    When should I book my student home for September intake?
    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.

    Are the bills included in the rent?
    This depends on the accommodation you choose, but most of our student properties in London have bills included, so you don’t have to worry about paying for anything else. The bills include Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities such as a fitness centre, games room, kitchen, and other communal spaces.

    Does my accommodation offer any onsite amenities?
    All properties listed by University Living comes with a wide range of onsite amenities such a laundry room, gym, games room, BBQ, courtyard, bike storage, fully-fitted kitchen, and plenty more.

    Where can I stay during my placement year?
    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.