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Current students: frequently asked questions



Am I Eligible for accommodation?

All students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for accommodation:

  • You must be matriculating into a your 2nd, 3rd, 4th or final year of study in September 2019
  • You must be studying full time at King’s College London
  • You must not have any outstanding residence fees.

Where can I live and what will my contract length be?

You are able to select the residence that you are currently residing in however you may be allocated any residence you listed on your application. Please note that there are a range of contracts available at our residences and your current contract length may not be available.

Can I stay in my room for another year? 

Yes, students on 51 weeks contract can apply to remain in their room for another academic year. 

How are applications processed?

Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis as we only have limited places available. Please be aware that if your application is successful, you may not be allocated to the same room that you are currently residing in. 

Am I guaranteed accommodation?

Returning students applying before midnight on 31st May 2019 are guaranteed to receive an offer of accommodation if the meet the following conditions: 

  • If they have no outstanding Residence fees for the current academic year. 
  • If they apply before 31st May 2019.
  • They have not already been offered accommodation for the year of application. 

When will I find out if I have been made an accommodation offer?

See Application Journey document 


I have been offered accommodation. How long do I have to accept the offer?

You will have 4 days to accept your offer of accommodation. If you do not accept your offer during this time it will be withdrawn and re-offered to another applicant.

What happens if I accept my offer but find alternative accommodation?

You can cancel your offer up until 31 May 2019 with no charges being applied to your student account.  If you cancel your offer after this date, you will be charged a £500 cancellation fee. Please see our Accommodation Policy for more details on our cancellation policy. 


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