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Private accommodation

The information on these pages will guide you through the process of finding a new home, moving in and out and help you with any problems you may encounter.

You can find information on:


For information on your rights during the current Coronavirus situation please refer to the University of London Housing website.

Tips for renting in London

  • If you are new to London it’s a good idea to visit the city before moving here to find an area you would like to live in.
  • You will need to do some research before looking for a room, flat or house to rent from a private landlord.
  • It’s essential that you view the accommodation before you pay any money to make sure you like it and the offer is genuine.
  • As a UAL student you are entitled to make use of the University of London Housing Services (ULHS). They offer a range of services for students looking for private accommodation.
  • Take a look at their Private Housing Guide to find out more about living in private rented accommodation.
  • The Shelter website also has useful information about renting in London.

How can UAL help?

As well as the information on this page we also offer the following services: