Accommodation Team

Accommodation team

The Accommodation Team looks forward to welcoming all new and returning students in the 2021/22 Academic Year.

We have made some changes to the way you can access our services. From September 2021, you can contact us face to face, via email, telephone or online through virtual meetings.

If you would like to speak to a member of the Accommodation Team you can book an appointment using Microsoft Bookings from 10am to 4 pm Monday – Friday. Please indicate in the “notes section” if you would like to visit us in person or online.

About us


We are your first point of contact to receive efficient advice and guidance on anything related to Accommodation here at City.

We can help with the application process, any queries regarding the rooms, halls, fees and contracts, support if you are looking for accommodation during the academic year, viewing halls and much more. Feel free to contact the Accommodation Team for any support you require, we are always happy to help.

You can contact us by phone or email. Please include your Student ID number when emailing as it helps us locate your record faster (that’s the 9-digit number, the first two digits usually being the year you started your course e.g. 21 for 2021).

Resident Life Coordinator

Are you staying at Arbour House or Cross Court House? If you are then being a Resident Life Coordinator could be just the opportunity for you!

Resident Life Coordinator’s (RLC’s) live amongst the students in all three of our UG Halls of Residences. The RLC’s role is to provide support, guidance for our residents, as well as help to run exciting social programme.

From 2022 -23 academic year onwards, RLC’s will be provided with £1,000 rent discount in recognition of the vital service they provide within our halls.

The role is available for students currently living in Arbour House and Cross Court House (nominated by City) who are interested in gaining or developing key skills for future employment and wish to have positive impact on the Halls community.

In becoming an RLC you will have the chance to diversify your skills set in many areas including event planning, communication and interpersonal skills.

For more information please see the job description.

Please note: Applications open on 2nd May and close on 20th May 2022.

Apply here

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Apply for halls

All applications for a place in Halls of Residence associated with City, University of London are made online. For more information on how to apply please visit:

Guarantee scheme

First year undergraduate students meeting the following three conditions are guaranteed a place in City accommodation for the 2021/22 academic year:

  • You must firmly accept via UCAS an unconditional or conditional offer on a full time course from City, University of London before 30th June 2021
  • Completed applications for City accommodation must be received by the Student Centre by 30th June 2021
  • You must be aged 18 years or above at the time your accommodation contract commences or be turning 18 by the 31st December 2021

Applications received after 30th June will be placed on a waiting list and reviewed from late August to early September, after all guaranteed students have been housed.

Please note that we cannot guarantee accommodation to late applicants, including students who apply through Clearing.

Continuing student accommodation

A Continuing Undergraduate is a student who has completed the first, second or is on a final year of their undergraduate degree. A Continuing Postgraduate is a student who has completed the first year of their postgraduate degree, such as a MA/MSc or PhD.

Every year we reserve a limited number of rooms for Continuing Student at Alliance House. These rooms are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Applications for Continuing Students will open on 10th March 2022 at 11am and will close on 10th April. Offers will go out from May 2022.

Find more information about accommodation available for continuing students on our website.

Please click here to apply.

Private accommodation

To give you the best choice of accommodation and other benefits, we have joined up with the University of London Housing Services.

This means you can choose from a huge range of private accommodation across the capital. It also provides a housing advice service with free expert support if you ever need it.

Housing events and house-hunting days give you a chance to meet potential flatmates and help you find the right home for your time with us.

Students can also contact ULHS Private Housing Advisors on +44 (0)20 7862 8880 or email them at housing@london.ac.uk. The University of London offers the following housing advice services:

  • Online private housing guides.
  • Contract checking and legal housing advice.
  • House-hunting events and an annual housing fair.

Current Hall Vacancy

Any vacancies that arise in City's Halls will be listed online after the start of the academic year as and when they arise. Please note that vacancies can change on a daily basis, especially during busy times of the year.

If you are not a City, University of London student you can still book, proof of study will need to be provided.

If you see a vacancy that you are interested in, please contact the Accommodation Team at accomm@city.ac.uk with your details. Compare residential halls on our website.

Please note: If a particular Hall or room type is not listed below, that is because there are no vacancies there at present. Rooms are only removed from this list once they have been officially accepted by a replacement student.

Events

Housing Week

Thinking about accommodation for next year? ULHS Housing Week will help you at every step of the way! Find your flatmates, know your rights and secure the accommodation that's right for you!

ULHS Housing Week 2022 will be the week commencing the 16th May 2022, where they will run other talks and events for students.

The annual in-person Housing Fair will take place on the 17th May 2022 from 11am till 3pm at Senate House.

Webinars

ULHS conduct regular Webinars for our students to assist with finding private accommodation in London. They include where to look, what kind of accommodation to look for, what you should expect to pay, and how to avoid scams.

There will be a Q&A session at the end.

The next ULHS Webinars will take place on Monday 11th April at 12.30. Register now.