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King's Accommodation


Moving to a new country and finding accommodation can be challenging, especially if it's your first time away from home.

We offer guaranteed accommodation during your academic preparation course and the first year of your King’s degree.

King's accommodation is located throughout London and we have over 3,000 places available, plus access to University of London accommodation.

Why King's accommodation?

            • Guaranteed accommodation

  • Resident assistants are on hand to help under 18 students

  • Meet new friends and get involved in the student community

Types of accommodation

We offer different types of accommodation to suit your needs, including:

  • Female-only accommodation

  • En-suite or shared facilities

  • Specific accommodation for undergraduate and postgraduate students

  • Self-catered

  • Rooms for singles, couples and students with disabilities

Please note: you need to be 17 years of age or above to stay in King's accommodation. 

If you decide to rent a flat or a room in a shared house, advice on finding accommodation is offered by the University of London Accommodation Office.

For more information, please visit our main Accommodation page. You can also find more information, specific to the academic preparation course you are applying to: 

Applying now? Here's what to do: 

Step 1. Accept your offer

You must accept your preparation course offer (conditional or unconditional) before you can apply for accommodation. To accept your offer:

  • International Foundation & International Pre-master's students need to pay a £2,000 deposit
  • Pre-sessional students need to confirm their offer with the admissions team.

Step 2. Apply in time

Once you have accepted your offer, you will receive login details to apply through the accommodation portal.  

When logging into the accommodation portal:

1. Please enter your username and password. Your username is your Student ID number and can be found on your academic offer letter. You password is your Date of Birth in the format of DDMMYY.

2. Once you have logged on, click on Application and Booking Management (on the left-hand side menu) and select Main Menu. 

5. Ensure you that you complete the application form, then click Finish & Submit before closing the screen.

Applications open Monday 14 March 2017. Make sure you apply and submit all your details before the deadline to reserve your place. 

Accommodation Deadlines
 Preparation course Application deadline
 International Foundation  30 July 2017
 International Pre-Master's  (September starters)  30 July 2017
 International Pre-master's (January starters)  24 November 2017
 Pre-sessional (20 weeks)  17 March 2017
 Pre-sessional (15 weeks)  21 April 2017
 Combined Pre-sessional (15 weeks)  15 May 2017
 Pre-sessional (10 weeks)  26 May 2017
 Pre-sessional (5 weeks)  28 June 2017
 Combined Pre-sessional (6 weeks)  17 July 2017


Step 3. Move in

To help you settle in, accommodation is available before your course starts.

Find how to get to your King's residence through our helpful guide:
Travelling to King's Residences from an airport or the Eurostar.

*Please note that dates can change slightly. We will make sure that you have all the information you need and enough time to settle in before your induction.

Move in dates
 Preparation course Move in start dateOn-campus start date
 International Foundation  9 September 2017 18 September 2017
 International Pre-Master's (September)  9 September 2017  18 September 2017
 International Pre-Master's (January)  1 January 2018  8 January 2018
 Pre-sessional (20 weeks)  11 April 2017  18 April 2017
 Pre-sessional (15 weeks)  15 May 2017  22 May 2017
 Combined Pre-sessional (15 weeks)  13 June 2017  20 June 2017
 Pre-sessional (10 weeks)  15 June 2017  22 June 2017
 Pre-sessional (5 weeks)  20 July 2017  27 July 2017
 Combined Pre-sessional (6 weeks)  14 August 2017  21 August 2017


 See our guide on how to apply online 

This video is also available in Chinese and a Chinese translation of the application form is also available.


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