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Accommodation

We offer three types of safe, secure and friendly accommodation: homestay, student house and residence.

Standard Homestay

Living in homestay accommodation can be one of the most rewarding and interesting parts of the student's visit to England. You will have the chance to live in a home environment and experience the culture first hand.

  • Some of our accommodation is booked via our experienced partner agencies – All About Homestay, HFS London and UK Guests.
  • All the accommodation is regularly inspected by our Accommodation Officers.
  • All the accommodation provided is within reasonable and safe walking distance from a train or underground station.

Executive Homestay

High-standard homestay accommodation conveniently located in zones 2 and 3 with fantastic access to the city centre and the school.

Key

Description

Arrival

Between 08:00 and 22:00 on Saturday or Sunday before course start date.

Travel time

Average journey time to school is 35-45 minutes by public transport.

Booking options

Single room

Room

A comfortable and simply furnished room contains a desk and storage space for your clothes. Bed linen is provided by the host. Your host will clean your room, but you should keep it neat and tidy too by making your own bed and putting your clothes away.

Meal plans

1. Half board: breakfast and evening meal included daily. Cooking facilities not included, access to these is at the host's discretion.

2. Breakfast only: breakfast included daily. Cooking facilities not included, access to these is at the host's discretion. This board type most suitable for students who prefer to eat out in the evening.

Breakfast is not usually cooked. It is often toast and marmalade, cereal, fruit juice and tea of coffee. Dinner is the main meal of the day and should include meat, fish or poultry, unless you have asked in your application form for vegetarian meals. Special dietary requirements available on request. Please inform the school at the time of the booking.

Laundry

Students should be able to do one washing machine load of laundry per week. Please discuss with your host whether you should do it yourself in their machine or whether they will do it for you.

Baths and showers

En-suite or adjacent private bathroom. Towels are provided by your host.

Telephone

Please ask your host if they will allow you to use the telephone.

Internet access

Internet access might be available in some homestays. Please check with us at the time of booking.

Standard Student House

Student houses offer very good value for money and are fantastic for students who want more independence. In the student house you share kitchen, living room and bathroom facilities with other students from British Study Centres.

Key

Description

Location

The majority of our student houses are located in Zone 3. All student houses are within reasonable and safe walking distance from a train or underground station. Areas include Leyton and Walthamstow.

Travel time

Average journey time to school is 45 minutes by public transport.

Booking options

1. Single room

2. Shared room (only available to 2 students booking together).

Room

A comfortable and simply furnished room contains a desk and storage space for your clothes. Bed linen (pillowcase, duvet cover, mattress, duvet pillow) is provided.

Meal plans

Self-catering: no meals provided, full use of kitchen facilities. Kitchens are modern and equipped with fridge, cookers, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.

Cleaning

A weekly professional clean of common areas is included in the price but students are expected to do their own dishes and keep their own rooms tidy.

Laundry

All student houses are equipped with a washing machine and ironing board.

Baths and showers

Everyone in the house needs to use the bathroom and there is often only one or two bathrooms in the Student House. Always leave baths, washbasins and toilets clean after use. Please note that towels are not provided.

Telephone

Our student houses have no fixed telephone landline.

Internet access

Internet access is available.

Deposit

Credit card details taken before or on arrival. Alternatively a £150 cash deposit can be paid on arrival.

Keys

You will be given a set of keys on arrival. If you lose your keys you might be charged up to £80.

Superior Student House

Our superior student house is located in Kentish Town in zone 2. It is 30 minutes from the school by tube and a short bus ride from Camden Town and its famous market. The house comprises of 4 single and 4 twin rooms all of them furnished with comfortable beds, a desk and plenty of storage space.

Key

Description

Arrivals and departures

Please note that arrivals are on Saturday or Sunday and departures are on Saturday only.

Location

Our superior student house is located in North West London in the lively Borough of Camden and provides easy access to central London. The house is located a short distance away from the very vibrant area of Camden Town which offers a variety of colourful markets, shops, restaurants, bars, pubs and theatres. The house is only a 5 minute walk away from Kentish Town Tube Station (zone 2) meaning easy access for students to school.

Travel time

Average journey time to school is 30 minutes by public transport.

Booking options

Single, double or twin room.

Room

The house has 8 bright, spacious and comfortable bedrooms, which are all furnished with comfortable beds, a desk and plenty of storage space. Bed linen is provided. All bedrooms have their own modern en-suite bathroom. Your kitchen space will be shared with other students of British Study Centres, allowing a great social meeting point.

Meal plans

Self-catering: no meals provided, full use of kitchen facilities. Kitchens are modern and equipped with fridge, cookers, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.

Cleaning

Students are responsible for cleaning and keeping their bedrooms tidy. The communal areas and the kitchen are cleaned once a week.

Laundry

There is a utility room equipped with washing machines and dryers. These facilities are coin operated. An iron and ironing board are provided.

Baths and showers

All rooms in the house are en-suite. Please note that towels are not provided.

Telephone

The student house has no fixed telephone landline.

Internet access

The student house has a wireless internet connection.

Deposit

Credit card details taken before or on arrival. Alternatively a £150 cash deposit can be paid on arrival.

Keys

You will be given a set of keys on arrival. If you lose your keys, you may be charged up to £80.

 

Student Castle Year-Round Residence

Our residence is located in Zone 1 and provides easy access to Central London and the school. All rooms are modern, with your own private bathroom and internet access. In addition, there are excellent shared common rooms and kitchen facilities.

Key

Description

Availability

Year-round

Check-in

Sunday after 2:00pm (Saturday check-in may be available upon request)

Check-out

Saturday before 10:00am (Sunday check-out may be available upon request)

Location

Located a few minutes' walk away is Aldgate East, Aldgate and Tower Hill underground station in travel zone 1. This residence provides easy access to central London and the school. Close to the residence you will find the vibrant area of Shoreditch which offers a variety of shops, markets, restaurants and bars. Close by you can also find Brick Lane's markets, galleries and restaurants.

Travel time

Travel time to the school is approximately 30 minutes by public transport from Aldgate East tube station.

Booking options

Single room with a private bathroom

Room

Your room includes a desk, storage space for your clothes, a flat screen TV and Wi-Fi. The TV licence is included in the rent. Bed linen is provided but you will need to bring your own towel. There is a modern, private bathroom within your bedroom. Flats are shared with another 5 students.

Meal plans

Self-catering accommodation: no meals provided, full use of kitchen facilities. Kitchens are modern and equipped with cookers, cutlery and cooking utensils. The kitchen and dining area are shared amongst 5 other students.

Laundry

There is an on-site laundry room with coin-operated washing machines and dryers.

Other facilities

There is a common room area complete with Wi-Fi, study booths, comfortable sofas, a large widescreen television, Sky TV, DVD player and games machines. There is a free on-site gym and fitness studio and music practice rooms. There is a storage area for luggage and bikes.

Security

24 hour CCTV security and concierge

Internet access

Free Wi-Fi

Deposit

Credit card details taken before or on arrival. Alternatively a £150 cash deposit can be paid on arrival.