Accommodation for Study Abroad Students
A variety of housing options are available to Study Abroad students which means you can choose a place to live that suits your budget and lifestyle.
UAL halls of residence - Semester and Integrated programmes
You will be guaranteed a place in University halls provided you apply by the given deadline. UAL halls of residence provide high-quality, self-catering accommodation across the capital. The majority of rooms are equipped with a shower and toilet, and you'll have access to a shared kitchen.
We hold allocations of rooms at 2 of UAL's newest halls:
Students joining our Summer Study Abroad programme can also apply to the following 3 halls of residence:
Our students tell us they feel very safe at the University, and your well-being is our top priority. All UAL residences have:
- closed-circuit television (CCTV) inside and outside the building;
- secure entry, for example by fob or card;
- staff available and contactable 24 hours a day.
UAL makes special arrangements for Study Abroad students and, where possible, you are allowed to take on a tenancy agreement that is shorter than normal. Note that these short-term tenancies are priced at a higher rate than the standard full-length tenancies. If you are offered a place in halls you will be asked to sign a tenancy agreement, which is a binding legal contract for the period of your stay.
To find out more and to apply for a place, visit UAL Accommodation.
Homestays and house shares
Living in a home stay is a great way to get an authentic taste of British life and is a popular choice for students who want to improve their English. Host families are based within safe residential areas within Zones 2 and 4 of the London transport network.
If you'd like a little more independence then you might prefer to join a house share, living with between 2 and 7 other students. All properties are based in London's Docklands area within Zone 2 of the transport network.
See the courses available on each programme
Study alongside local degree-seeking students for 1, 2, or 3 terms and fully integrate into UK student life.
14 week semester programmes designed and tailored to incoming study abroad students that offers electives to suit individualised learning needs.
Study for up to 8 weeks on one of our summer programmes with the option to take English language tuition before your course.