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Living and studying with other students will help you make friends more easily and become independent. Sharing your daily life with other students is part of the great student experience you can have at Royal Holloway International Study Centre.
We offer a variety of housing options to suit your needs. You can choose from University-managed or private accommodation. We recommend arranging your place to live before you arrive in the UK.
University halls is where friendships are made. You will be able to choose from a range of halls accommodation on and off-campus.
In both, you will benefit from the support of our residential staff who are here to look after you. You can also choose between catered or self-catered accommodation:
We offer different accommodation options to suit all students. Some options are catered, which means your meals are provided at a discounted cost in the halls canteen, and others are self-catered, meaning you cook for yourself. You should consider this when submitting your accommodation preferences when you apply for your student halls.
If you choose to live in a catered hall you can enjoy a choice of delicious international food in the halls canteen. The menu changes every week, and you can see it in advance online.
If you choose a self-catered hall you’ll have access to the halls kitchen and will be given information and resources on nutrition and cooking during the induction week.
Every hall also has a fridge and microwave for snacks and drinks.
Decorate your room and make it feel like home.
Your Royal Holloway accommodation is a short walk away from campus.
Say hello to your neighbours and enjoy the close-knit community on campus.
Your room has all the furniture you need to feel comfortable and study in peace.
2021/22 price per week (approximately)
Premium single ensuite room
Premium single, ensuite room
Single, ensuite room
Single superior standard room
Single standard with washbasin
Large single standard
£168.00 / £170.00
Single standard / single standard with washbasin
£129.00 / £134.00
Shared standard / shared standard with washbasin
^ Please note: these are the accommodation costs for the 2021/22 academic year.
Once it is confirmed that you can return to on-campus learning, and if you have requested accommodation, the Central Student Support team will contact you with the latest information on available options and fees.
If you are booking your own accommodation privately it is important that you let us know where you are staying.
Scammers may specifically target international students so it is important to be able to recognise common signs of fraudulent activity and know what to do if you come across it. Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns about fraudulent activity when dealing with a private accommodation provider so that we can help to protect you and other international students in case they are targeted in the same way.
Royal Holloway International Study Centre prepares you to enter in the first year of university. Studying here will give you the essential academic and learning skills to succeed as an undergraduate and help you settle into your new life in the UK.
You are guaranteed accommodation for our Autumn intakes as long as you have received your confirmation letter from our admissions team by Midday on July 30th and applied using the instructions provided within your confirmation letter by Midday on August 2nd.
If you require support in sourcing accommodation, please contact our RHUL ISC Central Student Support Team to enquire about our currently available accommodation options.