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Finding the right place to live is an important part of settling in, especially as an international student. At Kingston, we offer a variety of options to suit your needs.
At Kingston University, you can choose to:
Staying in university accommodation, you will benefit from living nearby to your classes. Living with other students makes it easy to meet people and make friends. Furniture is provided and your safety is a priority, with security provided 24/7.
Prices range for a single room and studio flats . See below for up-to-date details of accommodation prices - costs include heating, lighting and hot water.
*All accommodation is subject to availability. The cost shown is intended as a guideline and subject to change. The cost of your room will be confirmed in your tenancy agreement.
Please note: these are the accommodation costs for the 2020/21 academic year.
If you are starting in September, there is currently plenty of availability. If you are required to quarantine (as per UK government guidelines), your accommodation will be available for you to do so. We will support you so that you have everything you need to settle in to your new home, including bedding packs, shopping deliveries and take-away services.
Once it is confirmed that you can return to on-campus learning, and if you have requested accommodation, the Central Student Support team will contact you with the latest information on available options and fees.
You may prefer to live independently in the local area, rather than in the University's halls of residence. With a good range of properties on offer, you can easily find a flat or house that suits you.
Private accommodation offers more choice and flexibility. You can:
The University and International Study Centre offer support to help find your flatmates and look for your new home.
If you require support in sourcing accommodation, please contact our Kingston ISC Central Student Support Team to enquire about our currently available accommodation options.
“I have made many friends on the programme and we often take turns hosting dinner parties for each other. I really enjoy cooking and can get all the ingredients I need locally.”
Ma Xiaohan, China
International Year One in Business and Management
Progressed to BSc (Hons) Financial and Business Economics