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Throughout this guide, you’ll get an introduction to the staff and student teams, information on how to apply, a full price guide and important dates for your calendar. We also have practical advice if you choose to live in private accommodation. To help you get started and hopefully excited for your new adventure, we’ve asked our current residents to pass on their words of wisdom and advice. We hope you enjoy reading. Remember, if you want to get in touch with us, all of our important contact details can be found on the back of this booklet. Kind Regards, UAL Accommodation Services
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone us: 020 7514 6240 (UK number) Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm April – October 9am – 5pm November – March Phone us: +852 2155 4207 (Hong Kong number) Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 6.30pm GMT +8 hours IM Chat with us via the website. Or, if you’re in London, find us on the fourth floor at 272 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7EY.
What we offer 1.1 1.2 why choose UAL accommodation? why choose UAL accommodation? UAL Social Programme Private accommodation Access for all Run by UAL students living A Private Accommodation A Liaison Offer for in halls, dedicated to offering Advisor for students living disabled students. events and wellbeing guidance outside UAL Halls. throughout the year. 3,200 places More than 3,200 places in Halls of Residence across London. Here for you In-house team Overseas students Dedicated Residence and An in-house team of An International Advisor Accommodation Managers in Accommodation and in Hong Kong, offering halls to help you feel at home. Finance Advisors to provide accommodation advice essential information. in Cantonese, Mandarin Day and night and English for overseas A 24-hour residence team students. to offer out of hours support across our halls. hallslife.arts.ac.uk
Before you apply 2.3 2.4 applying for halls applying for halls Allocations Guarantors Deposit and rent Online applications We work on a first come, first served For some of our halls, and for most If you receive an offer of All applications for accommodation basis when allocating places in halls, private accommodation, you’ll need accommodation, you will need to are made online via the website: prioritising students who have a a guarantor (someone based in the make an initial payment of £510 to arts.ac.uk/accommodation disability, international students and UK who agrees to pay your rent accept. This is made up of £250 Applications in 2019 will open students who are under the age of if you can’t). Please make sure that advanced rent, £200 damage deposit in March for returning students 18. Please make sure you include you have agreed this with someone and a £60 non refundable admin fee. and in April for students with this information in your application before applying. When accepting your offer, you have unconditional offers and students if it applies to you. the option to pay your annual rent in who have accepted their offers. UAL Disability Service full or choose a termly payment plan. All students who have received We have a range of accessible If you choose to pay your annual rent an offer from UAL will be able Open Day dates accommodation on offer for disabled in one go, this can be done via bank to apply in early May. We’ll be opening our halls and impaired students. Contact transfer, Flywire, a credit or debit card. to visitors on four dates in our Disability Liaison Officer at Applications run all the way If you choose the termly payment spring 2019: email@example.com until September. plan, the rent will be deducted from Saturday 9 March If you have specific needs or the same card you paid the initial Turn over to the next page to hallslife.arts.ac.uk Saturday 16 March requests, or would like to find out £510 with. see the application process Saturday 13 April more about the University Disability in full. If you wish to change the card Saturday 27 April Service, you can phone 0207 514 details at any point during the year, 6156 or email firstname.lastname@example.org call the Accommodation Finance team on 0207 514 6240.
How to apply to live in halls Applications 2.5 2.6 Wednesday 27 March for returning students. open Wednesday 3 April for all students with an unconditional course offer who have firmly accepted (UF) and all students with a conditional applying for halls applying for halls course offer who have firmly accepted (CF). Wednesday 8 May for students with an unconditional course offer (U) and students with a conditional course offer (C). 1 2 3 4 5 6 Create an account Choose your top five Offers sent via email Secure your place Payment Welcome home Register in advance Applications must We will start sending You will have 7 days to We usually take We will welcome you for an account on the be made online at offers via email on accept your offer and payment on the day to your new home UAL accommodation arts.ac.uk/ Thursday 23 May, make an initial payment you move in, using the at the end of August website using your accommodation so please check your to secure your place in card you made your or beginning of student ID number. You will be asked to account and monitor halls. This will change initial payment with. September, depending choose your top five your junk folder to stay to 48 hours in August. If you are receiving a on your course. halls. We strongly updated. We will try If you receive an offer UK or US loan after this Saturday 31 August advise that you choose our best to offer you one with one of our partner date, contact our team for FE students five different halls to of your five choices, halls, they will contact with proof of the loan avoid disappointment. however it might not you directly for this. schedule and we can Saturday 7 September always be possible. adjust this. for UG/PG students In this instance, we Sunday 8 September will offer you a place for Emily Bowes Court in one of the halls that hallslife.arts.ac.uk is still available.
Preparing for the big move 2.7 2.8 Duty of Care Agreement Contents insurance If you’re under 18 at the start of All our hall rental prices include your contract, you’ll need your electricity, water, gas and high parent or guardian to sign a speed Wi-Fi. Contents insurance Duty of Care Agreement. is also included, but check the applying for halls applying for halls terms in case you have items of Find out more at: high value that need extra cover. arts.ac.uk/accommodation Inventories TV Licence Citymapper An inventory is a document listing You’ll need to buy a TV Licence to London’s an amazing city, but every item in your room. You should watch live broadcasts on any device, it’s also large. A commute to your complete this as soon as you arrive including a computer or tablet. College usually will take 45-60 to make sure you get your deposit minutes so it’s worth downloading Find out more at: back at the end of the year, and the Citymapper app to plan your tvlicensing.co.uk/students avoid charges for missing items journeys around town. or previous tenant damage. Check out tfl.gov.uk for other Some of our halls have online Laundry useful travel information. inventories, whereas some On-site laundry facilities cost have physical documents. about £5 per week. What to pack Tenancy agreement After you have accepted your offer, Whether you’re living in halls or a we will send you a full list of what private property, you’ll need to sign is provided in halls and what you a tenancy contract. It’s a legally will need to bring on arrival. binding document so it’s important You will definitely need to bring to read it. your own bedding, crockery hallslife.arts.ac.uk Look out for details like the rent and cutlery, however we do you’ll be paying when it starts and recommend that you can buy the ends, any deposit and admin fees, majority of these items when you and what to do to start or end your move in, as there are lots of big agreement early. outlets near our halls.
International 2.9 2.10 Getting support Electrical items Studying abroad is an If you’re worried about money, You’ll need adaptors for your electrical students amazing opportunity. immigration, your physical or mental health, working while studying or items as UK plug sockets aren’t compatible with non-UK plugs. You It’s your chance to anything else, our teams are on hand can buy them from airports or shops applying for halls applying for halls discover different throughout the year. Search for ‘student across London. Remember to check help and support’ at arts.ac.uk. your items are compatible with the cultures, ideas — You can also book an appointment or UK’s 220–240V / 50 Hz power supply. even different sides drop in to see us at 272 High Holborn. Please leave any ‘cube’ style adaptors at home as they aren’t allowed in the of yourself. Staying safe UK for safety reasons. It’s important to take care of your Here’s some useful information personal possessions and be International Student House before you make the big move... sensible when walking around International Student House arranges London. Search for ‘international’ social and cultural events throughout Sorting out visas on our website for useful safety the year, including discount tourist When completing your visa advice from the British Council. trips around Europe and sports application, you may need your new events. You’ll automatically become UK address including the postcode. Airport pick-up a member when you join UAL If you will stay in our halls, you can We offer an airport collection service so you can get involved for free. include our contact details and say if you’re a student coming to UAL Find out more at ish.org.uk that your Tier 4 sponsor is arranging for the first time from a non-EU your accommodation. country. Search ‘airport collection’ at Talk to us arts.ac.uk for more details. Please Our International Accommodation Please note: Many of our tenancy make sure you book at least three Advisor who is based in UAL’s contracts last for 41, 42 or 50 weeks days in advance of your arrival date. Asia Branch Office in Hong Kong and your visa may not cover this can speak to you in Mandarin, whole period. We cannot release UK-based guarantor Cantonese or English. If you’d like you from your tenancy early if your For some of our halls, and for most to know more please contact on hallslife.arts.ac.uk visa is for a shorter period than your private accommodation, you’ll either +852 2155 4207 or contact us on tenancy contract. If your arrival to need a guarantor (someone based in email@example.com your accommodation is delayed due the UK who agrees to pay your rent if to visa problems, get in touch with you can’t) or you’ll need to pay a large us so that we can offer advice. proportion of your rent in advance.
3.11 3.12 life in halls life in halls Residence Managers 24-hour team Halls Teams All our halls are staffed 24/7 and have a Residence Manager and/or There is also a dedicated 24-hour team who oversee all the sites and an Accommodation Manager who look after students in the evenings, Life in halls can be an incredible run the team. This can comprise overnight and on weekends. security, cleaning and maintenance experience. We have a team of staff to make sure the building is dedicated staff committed to in excellent condition and to keep you safe. helping you get settled in and Your Residence Manager or keeping you safe throughout Accommodation Manager is the year. responsible for the day to day management of the building and ensuring tenancy agreements are managed correctly. You will usually find them in the main office of your hall or in and around communal areas carrying out their duties. They also deal with any welfare issues or queries that you may have, no issue is too big or too small. You can always contact hallslife.arts.ac.uk your Manager (or any member of the onsite team) for help about anything to do with living in halls, advice on the local area or if you just need someone to chat to.
3.13 3.14 life in halls life in halls 24-hour team E-induction You’ll get a key, an electronic Once you have accepted your card or fob when you first arrive offer of accommodation, you will at the hall, so you can get in and need to sign in to the student portal out of the building. and complete a short series of training modules before moving 24-hour CCTV covers the inside in. These include getting to know and outside of every hall. We your new neighbourhood and fire also have 24-hour staff, guards safety training. or wardens who work out of hours in all of our halls. Fire safety Safety in halls All of our halls meet the relevant fire Accommodation Services run safety standards. We have multiple regular campaigns throughout Safety and security escape routes, smoke detectors and fire alarms, which are tested weekly. the year, to ensure students are kept up to date on all safety and security procedures. The safety and security of Our Residence Managers and residents are top priorities for Accommodation Managers have Accommodation Services staff. strong working relationships with the local authorities in the areas We have a lot of measures in surrounding our halls. hallslife.arts.ac.uk place to ensure that you feel safe All halls have a special 24-hour number that you can call if you and secure in your own home. need to report anything.
3.15 3.16 life in halls life in halls Student reps Drop in sessions There are more than 30 Social and Your reps also host weekly drop- Wellbeing Representatives who in sessions, so if you want advice are current students and live in halls. on how to look after your health, They provide peer-to-peer support would like some help with managing throughout the year and run our deadlines or just fancy a chat, events programme. Your reps they are there to listen. also run weekly events to ensure that you have a great time. Social Programme Events Your reps will run free weekly events The Social Programme is a in halls including afternoon tea, film nights, yoga and fitness classes. halls events programme run You can also take part in a number by students for students. of low cost day trips in the UK, theatre visits, art gallery exhibitions and other events across London. @ualsocial hallslife.arts.ac.uk @ualsocial @ualsocial
Halls Life 3.17 3.18 Discover Halls Life, Social media Get a taste of life in life in halls applying life in halls a platform exclusively halls, speak to staff for UAL students and students and find for halls in halls! out all the important information from Your one stop shop for everything related to student living including: Accommodation A behind the scenes Services. look at life in halls Vlogs and blogs by fellow students UALAccommodation Full events schedule Recipes Wellbeing advice UAL_Halls London life hacks Local insider tips. UALAccommodation hallslife.arts.ac.uk hallslife.arts.ac.uk Updates are weekly, so don’t forget to save the link!
Private accommodation 4.19 4.20 private accommodation private accommodation Finding a place Independent halls of residence Letting agents Contracts Managed by our colleagues at There are many independent halls A lot of properties are marketed As a tenant, you should always University of London Housing available in London. Independent by letting agents. Legally, letting have a written contract outlining Services, housing.london.ac.uk halls are similar to UAL halls, but agents need to be members of a your rights and responsibilities. is UAL’s list of approved landlords you will be living with students from redress scheme, such tpos.co.uk This may be a printed document or and agents. Remember that other colleges and universities. or theprs.co.uk. Lettings agents e-document. Read this thoroughly you must be in London to view Check housing.london.ac.uk must also advertise their fees and before you sign and keep a copy in accommodation offered by private or nationalcode.org. charges in advance and are not case you need to refer to it again. landlords and agents in person allowed to ask you for money until Contact us if you have any questions before you pay any money. after you have viewed a property or need help with your contract. and want to accept it. We can check it for you and explain how contracts work. Remember Cost that contracts are legally binding, Rent can vary a lot. Anything from so you do not want to accept a £120 per week for a room in a shared contract that is not good for you! house to £350+ per week for a Make sure you understand your studio flat is possible. Utility bills contract and keep a copy of it. like electricity, gas and water will You can always contact us if add between £10 and £20 per week. you have any questions. Telephone and internet is around £5 extra a week and a TV licence is £150.50 a year. hallslife.arts.ac.uk
Tips for renting privately arts shop 4.21 5.22 Find us If you’re looking for new private accommodation facilities 1 Go to lots of viewings in London. Only pay once you have viewed the place in person and you’re sure 4 Make sure you pay rent to a real landlord and not other tenants, or even a fraudster. Do not pay rent supplies, we have nine Camberwell College of Arts, Peckham Road you want to live there. to another student. If you’re unsure art shops across our Central Saint Martins, of who you’re dealing with, you can colleges, selling a broad King’s Cross and Archway ask us for advice. range of art, design and Chelsea College of Arts fashion materials. London College of Communication 2 Be on top of your paperwork. Have your documents ready for reference checks, and keep all 5 Make sure you read the contract carefully. Check it contains everything you have discussed and London College of Fashion, Lime Grove, Curtain Road and Mare Street documents you are given, including agreed with the agent or landlord. Wimbledon texts and emails. Make sure you understand what College of Arts the contract says. Talk to our Private 3 Always have a record of your payment. Avoid paying cash, and always get a receipt for your Accommodation Advisor on 020 7514 6240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org payment. hallslife.arts.ac.uk
Where to eat 5.23 All of our halls are self- Find us facilities catered, which means Camberwell College of Arts, Peckham Road you will need to prepare (Canteen) all of your meals. Camberwell Wilson Road UAL provide delicious, sustainable (Grab and go) food, drink and artisan coffee at 12 Central Saint Martins, Archway locations in UAL colleges, including (Grab and go) a café next to Gardens House and a very short distance away from Central Saint Martins, Portland House. King’s Cross (Canteen and Grab and go) UAL is the first university in the UK to receive the Gold Catering Mark Chelsea College of Arts by the Soil Association across all (Canteen and café) catering outlets at all six of its colleges. London College of Communication (Canteen, Barista, café) London College of Fashion, Lime Grove (Canteen) London College of Fashion, Mare Street (Canteen) Wimbledon College of Arts (Canteen)
Price Halls of residence weeks weekly annual Halls of residence weeks weekly annual 6.25 6.26 rent (£) rent (£) rent (£) rent (£) guide Brooke Hall Studio 50 212 10,600 Mobility adaptable En suite bathroom Highline Building Standard 50 211 10,550 price guide price guide Large Studio 50 230 11,500 Kitchen facilities Premium 50 211 10,550 Low lighting Studio 50 212 10,600 Premium 50 219 10,950 Large Studio 50 230 11,500 Rooms have a Large 50 213 10,650 shared bathroom Cordwainers Court unless specified. Studio 50 272 13,600 Standard 42 161 6,762 All rooms except for The Costume Store Standard 50 157 7,850 studios are part of a Standard 50 189 9,450 cluster in a flat with Emily Bowes Court Studio 50 265 13,250 a shared kitchen. Standard 42 191 8,022 Studio 50 189 9,450 Furzedown Student Village Premium Studio 50 286 14,300 Standard 41 166 6,806 Wigram House Standard 41 182 7,462 Premium 50 264 13,200 Gardens House Premium 50 284.50 14,225 Standard 41 223 9,143 Premium Studio 50 407 20,350 Standard 50 215 10,750 Will Wyatt Court Standard 50 179.50 8,975 Standard 41 226 9,266 Premium 50 183.50 9,175 Standard 41 226 9,266 Studio 50 280 14,000 Standard 41 223 9,143 Studio 50 215 10,750 Standard 41 223 9,143 hallslife.arts.ac.uk Glassyard Building Standard 50 213 10,650 Premium 50 222.50 11,125 Premium 50 213 10,650
Price Halls of residence weeks weekly annual Halls of residence weeks weekly annual 6.27 6.28 rent (£) rent (£) rent (£) rent (£) guide Portland House Standard 50 178.50 8,925 Mobility adaptable En suite bathroom Sketch House (continued) Large 50 218 10,900 price guide price guide Standard Premium 50 181.50 9,075 Kitchen facilities Premium 50 222 11,100 Low lighting Standard Premium 50 210.50 10,525 Premium 50 220 11,000 Large 50 185 9,250 Rooms have a Studio 41 280 11,480 shared bathroom Large 50 215 10,750 unless specified. Studio 41 223 9,143 Large Premium 50 210.50 10,525 All rooms except for Premium Studio 41 282 11,562 Large Premium 50 220 11,000 studios are part of a Premium Studio 41 225 9,225 cluster in a flat with Standard Premium Twin 50 139.50 6,975 Studio 50 265 13,250 a shared kitchen. Large Twin 50 145.50 7,275 Studio 50 215 10,750 Large Premium Twin 50 147.50 7,375 Studio 50 267 13,350 Studio 50 261 13,050 Premium Studio 50 222 11,100 Standard Premium Studio 50 281 14,050 Premium Studio 50 270 13,500 Large Studio 50 291 14,550 Premium Studio 50 219 10,950 Large Premium Studio 50 319 15,950 Premium Studio 50 272 13,600 Sketch House Standard 41 223 9,143 Standard 41 225 9,225 Large 41 229 9,389 Large 41 226 9,266 hallslife.arts.ac.uk Premium 41 233 9,553 Standard 50 215 10,750 Standard 50 217 10,850 Large 50 216 10,800
Say hello 7.29 8.30 In order of appearance, photography and artwork created by: Email us: contact us applying for halls appendix Settling in Choosing your hall postcards email@example.com John Sturrock. Sophie Giller, BA Fine Art Painting. Natalia Boteva, Brooke Hall: Chiara Bellamoli (cover), Ideal Insight (interior Phone us: BA Painting. Laura Coleman Daphne Karstens, MA Costume and exterior). Cordwainers Court: Chiara Bellamoli (cover), 020 7514 6240 (UK number) Design for Performance. Oliver Bolland (mannequin), Yoleidy Quintero Rodriguez. Ideal Insight (exterior). Emily Monday – Friday: Yoleidy Quintero Rodriguez. Bowes Court: Unite Students. 8am – 6pm April – October Vic Phillips. Unai Mateo, BA Photography. Scott Armstrong, Furzedown and Cedars: Alys Tomlinson (cover), Ideal 9am – 5pm November – March BA Jewellery Design. Insight (interior and exterior). Gardens House: Ideal Insight. Phone us: Essential information Glassyard Building: Jo Mansfield +852 2155 4207 (Hong Kong number) 1.1 Yoleidy Quintero Rodriguez 1.2 Ideal Insight (cover), Ideal Insight (interior and exterior). Highline Building: Monday – Friday: 2.4 Alys Tomlinson (right) 2.7 Unite Students Alys Tomlinson (cover), Ideal Insight (interior and exterior). 9.30am – 6.30pm GMT +8 hours 2.8 Laura Coleman Portland House: Ideal Insight 2.9 Magda Kuca (cover), Alys Tomlinson (café), IM Chat with us via the website. 3.11 Magda Kuca Luca Beckerson (interior). 3.12 Unai Mateo Sketch House: Ideal Insight. Or, if you’re in London, find us on 3.13 Alys Tomlinson The Costume Store: Ideal Insight. the fourth floor at 272 High Holborn, 3.15 Yole Quintero Wigram House: Alys Tomlinson hallslife.arts.ac.uk 3.16 Matt Utton (cover), Alamy (exterior), urbanest London, WC1V 7EY. 4.19 Alys Tomlinson (interior). Will Wyatt Court: 5.22 Eleanor Rose Fusaro Alys Tomlinson (cover), Ideal 5.23 Luca Beckerson Insight (interior and exterior). 5.24 Eleanor Rose Fusaro Halls illustrations: Sooraj Seshan.
Choosing your hall
Elthorne Road (Central Saint Martins) Archway Tottenham Hale 3 UAL Halls Finsbury Park 1 The Costume Store 7 Gardens House 2 Victoria Road, W3 6UL Peckham Road, SE5 8UH North Acton Peckham Rye 4 Granary Square (Central Saint Martins) London Fields 2 Sketch House 8 Portland House Clifton Terrace, N4 3TD Peckham Road, SE5 8FE King’s Cross 5 Mare Street (London College Finsbury Park Peckham Rye Old Street Shoreditch of Fashion) High Street Curtain Road (London College of Fashion) 3 Emily Bowes Court† 9 Glassyard Building John Prince’s Street (London College of Fashion) Lebus Street, N17 9FD Stockwell Green, SW9 9JF 1 Whitechapel Tottenham Hale Stockwell Shepherd’s Oxford Holborn Bush Circus UAL Central / North Acton Accommodation 4 Cordwainers Court 10 Furzedown Student Village† Services St.Thomas’s Square, E9 7PS Spalding Road, SW17 9BB London Fields Tooting Broadway Lime Grove (London College of Fashion) Victoria 11 5 Will Wyatt Court 11 Wigram House† Pitfield Street, N1 6JP Thirleby Road, SW1P 1HH Southwark Old Street Victoria Pimlico Chelsea College of Arts 6 Highline Building 12 Brooke Hall Night tube services Steedman Street, SE17 3AF Flodden Road, SE5 9LH 6 Jubilee Line Elephant & Castle Oval Elephant Northern Line & Castle Wimbledon London College of Communication Central Line Victoria Line Wimbledon College of Arts Oval Stockwell 12 7 Piccadilly Line Peckham Rye District Line 9 8 Circle Line Denmark Hill Bakerloo Line UAL managed halls 10 Camberwell College of Arts Waterloo & City Line London Overground † Partner halls Brixton Tooting Broadway Transport for London Reg. user No. 19/A/3383/P
Brooke Hall Every room at Brooke Hall is a studio, so it’s perfect for students who are looking for more independence or are studying a post grad course. Plus, it’s set in its own grounds so you’ve got plenty of private and communal space.
Brooke Hall Location: Camberwell 17 Flodden Road, SE5 9LH Nearest tube Oval (zone 2) Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 104 50 Rent per week £212–230 Travel time (minutes) Rooms CCW, Camberwell – 5 13 20 There are four types of rooms CSM, King’s Cross 46 39 62 – starting from Studios (£212) to Large Studios (£230). CSM, Archway 48 46 – – CCW, Chelsea 34 13 29 40 Management Brooke Hall is managed by UAL. LCC, Elephant & Castle 24 10 23 36 The hall is signed up to the ANUK LCF, Oxford Circus 35 26 50 – Code of Practice. LCF, Holborn 41 24 43 – LCF, Shoreditch 39 30 52 – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 58 45 – – LCF, Mare Street 54 40 – – CCW, Wimbledon 55 40 – – Find out more arts.ac.uk/brookehall
Cordwainers Court The best thing about Cordwainers Court is the intimacy. It’s small, so you feel part of a community, and it’s perfectly located near Mare Street. It also has a great common room!
Cordwainers Court Location: Hackney Travel time (minutes) St Thomas’ Square, E9 7PS CCW, Camberwell 65 43 – – Nearest tube CSM, King’s Cross 37 24 53 – Hackney Central (zone 2) CSM, Archway 39 26 49 – London Fields (zone 2) CCW, Chelsea 40 40 67 – LCC, Elephant & Castle 33 30 45 – Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 102 42/50 LCF, Oxford Circus 29 33 67 – LCF, Holborn 29 25 48 – Rent per week LCF, Shoreditch 32 13 19 37 £157–161 LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 56 63 – – LCF, Mare Street – – – 2 Rooms CCW, Wimbledon 75 – – – There is one type of room, a Standard (Shared Bathroom) (£161, 42 weeks), (£157, 50 weeks). Management The site is owned by the Cordwainers Educational Trust and managed by the University for the exclusive use of University of the Arts London students. This hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. Find out more arts.ac.uk/cordwainerscourt
Emily Bowes Court Emily Bowes Court has a beautiful outdoor space, with opportunities for gardening. It has large communal areas and dedicated study zones.
Emily Bowes Court Location: Tottenham Hale Lebus Street, N17 9FD Nearest tube Tottenham Hale (zone 3) Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 254 42 Rent per week Travel time (minutes) £191 CCW, Camberwell 59 – – – Rooms CSM, King’s Cross 20 32 – – There is one type of room, CSM, Archway 33 30 49 – a Standard for £191. CCW, Chelsea 31 56 – – Management LCC, Elephant & Castle 32 54 – – Emily Bowes Court is managed by Unite Students, who work in LCF, Oxford Circus 21 49 35 – collaboration with UAL. This hall LCF, Holborn 28 43 51 – is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. LCF, Shoreditch 33 28 51 – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 50 69 – – LCF, Mare Street 27 26 54 – CCW, Wimbledon 60 – – – Find out more arts.ac.uk/emilybowes
Furzedown Student Village & Cedars Hall Furzedown and Cedars have an on-site gym and a free shuttle bus to and from the tube station.
Furzedown Student Village & Cedars Hall Location: Tooting 5 Spalding Road, SW17 9BB Nearest tube Tooting Broadway (zone 3) Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 150 UAL residents 41 Rent per week Travel time (minutes) £166–182 CCW, Camberwell 58 39 60 – Rooms CSM, King’s Cross 70 60 – – There are two types of room, CSM, Archway 64 – – – a Standard (Shared Bathroom) for £166, and a Standard for £182. CCW, Chelsea 46 34 63 – LCC, Elephant & Castle 41 39 55 – Management Furzedown Student Village and LCF, Oxford Circus 47 49 – – Cedars Hall are managed by Find LCF, Holborn 57 45 70 – Digs. The hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. LCF, Shoreditch 56 54 – – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush – 46 – – LCF, Mare Street 70 47 – – CCW, Wimbledon 34 20 40 – Find out more arts.ac.uk/furzedownstudentvillage
Gardens House This is a brand new UAL-owned hall with a learning zone and great facilities. Plus, it’s next to Camberwell College of Arts and the Camberwell canteen.
Gardens House Location: Camberwell Travel time (minutes) 37–39 Peckham Road, SE5 8UH CCW, Camberwell – – – 1 Nearest tube CSM, King’s Cross 55 41 – – Oval (zone 2) CSM, Archway – 50 – – Peckham Rye (zone 2) CCW, Chelsea 43 20 26 – LCC, Elephant & Castle 16 15 – 35 Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 264 41/50 LCF, Oxford Circus 42 30 39 – LCF, Holborn – 29 45 – Rent per week LCF, Shoreditch – 30 60 – £179.50–280 LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 64 46 – – LCF, Mare Street 58 39 70 – Rooms CCW, Wimbledon 60 44 – – There are six types of rooms, ranging from a Standard (Shared Bathroom) (£179.50) to a Studio (£280). Management Gardens House is owned and managed by UAL. The hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. Find out more arts.ac.uk/gardenshouse
Glassyard Building This hall is located between Stockwell and Brixton, so you’re in a real London neighbourhood with some amazing markets.
Glassyard Building Location: Stockwell Travel time (minutes) 7a Stockwell Green, SW9 9JF CCW, Camberwell 42 14 32 35 Nearest tube CSM, King’s Cross 33 39 65 – Stockwell (zone 2) CSM, Archway 42 49 – – CCW, Chelsea 20 13 25 36 Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 270 50 LCC, Elephant & Castle 22 18 28 43 LCF, Oxford Circus 20 – 47 – Rent per week LCF, Holborn 30 – 42 27 £213–222.50 LCF, Shoreditch 29 33 58 – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 45 43 – – Rooms LCF, Mare Street 52 43 73 – There are three types of rooms, ranging from a Standard (£213) CCW, Wimbledon 56 37 – – to a Premium (£222.50). Management Glassyard Building is managed by Fresh Student Living in collaboration with UAL. The hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. Find out more arts.ac.uk/glassyardbuilding
Highline Building Highline Building is in Elephant and Castle, which has a great art scene and is close to central London.
Highline Building Location: Elephant and Castle Travel time (minutes) 10 Steedman Street, SE17 3AF CCW, Camberwell – 11 16 34 Nearest tube CSM, King’s Cross 30 30 42 – Elephant & Castle (zones 1/2) CSM, Archway 35 48 70 – CCW, Chelsea 29 14 28 – Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 221 50 LCC, Elephant & Castle – 3 7 5 LCF, Oxford Circus 20 21 38 – Rent per week LCF, Holborn 26 26 30 – £211–272 LCF, Shoreditch 24 27 35 – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 44 40 – – Rooms LCF, Mare Street 43 32 55 – There are five different room types, ranging from a Standard (£211) to CCW, Wimbledon 48 56 – – a Studio (£272). Management Highline Building is managed by Fresh Student Living in collaboration with UAL. The hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. Find out more arts.ac.uk/highlinebuilding
Portland House Portland House has a lovely homey feel to it, it’s a Grade II listed building with a garden.
Portland House Location: Camberwell 30–37 Peckham Road, SE5 8FE Nearest tube Oval (zone 2) Peckham Rye (zone 2) Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 144 50 Rent per week £139.50–319 Travel time (minutes) Rooms CCW, Camberwell – – – 2 There are 14 different room types, CSM, King’s Cross 45 41 – – ranging from a Standard Premium Twin (£139.50) to a Large Premium CSM, Archway 48 50 – – Studio (£319). CCW, Chelsea – 20 26 – Management LCC, Elephant & Castle 16 15 – – Portland House is managed by LCF, Oxford Circus 42 30 49 – UAL. The hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. LCF, Holborn – 29 45 – LCF, Shoreditch – 30 60 – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 64 46 – – LCF, Mare Street 58 39 70 – CCW, Wimbledon 60 44 – – Find out more arts.ac.uk/portlandhouse
Sketch House This bright and modern hall is close to a tube and train station, so it has fantastic transport links.
Sketch House Location: Finsbury Park Travel time (minutes) 36 Clifton Terrace, N4 3TD CCW, Camberwell 56 53 – – Nearest tube CSM, King’s Cross 22 22 34 54 Finsbury Park (zone 2) CSM, Archway 28 10 24 28 CCW, Chelsea 32 51 – – Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 475 41/50 LCC, Elephant & Castle 35 43 – – LCF, Oxford Circus 24 39 51 – Rent per week LCF, Holborn 27 30 49 – £215–282 LCF, Shoreditch 36 25 48 – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 43 58 83 – Rooms LCF, Mare Street 41 22 36 – There are 22 different room types ranging from a Standard CCW, Wimbledon 56 – – – (low lighting) (£215) to a Premium Studio (£282). Management Sketch House is managed by Fresh Student Living, who work in collaboration with UAL. This hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. Find out more arts.ac.uk/sketchhouse
The Costume Store The Costume Store is right next to a night tube station, so you’re well connected to central London. There’s a studio workshop in the halls, which is exclusively used by students.
The Costume Store Location: North Acton 160 Victoria Road, W3 6UL Nearest tube North Acton (zone 2/3) Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 552 UAL residents 50 Rent per week £189–286 Travel time (minutes) Rooms CCW, Camberwell 60 70 – – There are four different room types CSM, King’s Cross 43 53 – – ranging from a Standard (£189) to a Premium Studio (£286). CSM, Archway 43 51 – – CCW, Chelsea 42 47 – – Management The Costume Store is owned by LCC, Elephant & Castle 36 56 – – iQ Student Accommodation and LCF, Oxford Circus 23 35 – – is jointly managed with UAL. The hall is signed up to the ANUK LCF, Holborn 27 44 – – Code of Practice. LCF, Shoreditch 50 59 32 – LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 22 15 – – LCF, Mare Street 54 – – – CCW, Wimbledon 60 57 – Find out more arts.ac.uk/costumestore
Wigram House This is a new hall for UAL students, opening in September 2019. It’s in central London, offering easy access to all UAL campuses.
Wigram House Location: Victoria Travel time (minutes) 84-99 Ashley Gardens, CCW, Camberwell 32 19 34 66 Thirleby Road, SW1P 1HH CSM, King’s Cross 25 28 51 - Nearest tube CSM, Archway 30 36 66 - Victoria (zone 1) CCW, Chelsea - 5 14 15 Total residents Tenancy (weeks) LCC, Elephant & Castle 26 13 24 38 174 50 LCF, Oxford Circus 12 16 23 37 LCF, Holborn 22 18 36 47 Rent per week LCF, Shoreditch 34 27 59 £264– 407 LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 42 33 46 LCF, Mare Street 42 39 - - Rooms There are three different room CCW, Wimbledon 52 47 - - types, ranging from a Premium (Shared Bathroom) (£264) to a Premium Studio (£407). Management Wigram House is managed by urbanest, who work in collaboration with UAL. This hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. Find out more Wigram House is currently being renovated, arts.ac.uk/wigramhouse this is indicative of the type of bedroom in an urbanest property.
Will Wyatt Court This hall is located between Hoxton and Shoreditch, so you’re in the heart of London’s most creative neighbourhood.
Will Wyatt Court Location: Hoxton Travel time (minutes) 168 Pitfield Street, N1 6JP CCW, Camberwell 48 34 57 – Nearest tube CSM, King’s Cross 26 20 35 44 Old Street CSM, Archway 29 17 41 – Whitechapel CCW, Chelsea 43 31 58 – LCC, Elephant & Castle 23 28 35 – Total residents Tenancy (weeks) 511 41 LCF, Oxford Circus 25 27 52 – LCF, Holborn 27 18 32 – Rent per week LCF, Shoreditch – 5 – 14 £223–226 LCF, Shepherd’s Bush 51 60 – – LCF, Mare Street 31 11 25 – Rooms CCW, Wimbledon 62 70 – – There are four types of rooms, ranging from a Standard (low lighting) (£223) to a Standard (£226). Management Will Wyatt court is owned by iQ Student Accommodation and is jointly managed with the university. The hall is signed up to the ANUK Code of Practice. Find out more arts.ac.uk/willwyattcourt
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