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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021 3:23pm

Accommodation Team

Accommodation team

Due to COVID-19, we are now supporting students remotely. You can contact the Accommodation Team via email and telephone or book a video appointment with the Accommodation Team on Microsoft Teams.

If you have concerns or comments about your stay in halls why not speak to a Unite hall staff or the accommodation team. Fortnightly Drop In appointments will be starting from 26th Feb 2021 at 2pm to book please click on the link below.

To book an appointment, please use our Microsoft Bookings page.

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. 20 for 2020).

Undergraduate Hall of Residence Map

Postgraduate Hall of Residence Map

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:

Undergraduate: https://www.city.ac.uk/accommodation/undergraduate/apply-for-halls

Postgraduate: https://www.city.ac.uk/accommodation/postgraduate/how-to-apply

Please note: Students travelling from amber countries will be eligible to arrive up to 3 weeks before the tenancy start date for free, in order to isolate for 10 days before term begins. This offer is only available for EU/ international students and can be requested via a webform that will be made available from 10th August and 4th September on the Unite website.

Guarantee scheme

First year undergraduate students meeting all three conditions are guaranteed a place in City accommodation for the 2020/21 academic year.

For more information please visit https://www.city.ac.uk/accommodation/undergraduate/guarantee-scheme

Undergraduate halls of residences

To view undergraduate halls of residences please visit https://www.city.ac.uk/accommodation/undergraduate

Postgraduate halls of residences

To view postgraduate halls of residences please visit https://www.city.ac.uk/accommodation/postgraduate

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.

Continuing student applications for Alliance House will open on 10th May at 10am and will close on 10th June. Rooms are offered on a first come first serve basis. Please click here to apply.

For more information on accommodation available for continuing students please visit https://www.city.ac.uk/prospective-students/accommodation/residential-halls/alliance-house.

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. To view the vacancies please visit the Current Hall Vacancies page.

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! Find out more and sign up to our mailing list.

Housing Fair

Looking for accommodation from September? Do not miss the ULHS Virtual Housing Fair, taking place on 10th June 2021! Discover your options, speak to reputable providers and find your perfect university home! Register now.

Flatmate Finder

Looking for flatmates for next year? Don't miss the ULHS's Virtual Flatmate Finder on 7th and 8th June! Find out more and sign up to our mailing list.