Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London

 
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Accommodation
                        Guide 2019—2020
Choosing your hall

Essential information

Settling in
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Settling in
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Where work and life
meet, interact and
inspire. Welcome
to UAL Halls.
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
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
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Adam Roberts, Gardens House
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Gianni, Glassyard Building
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Tanikha, Sketch House
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Alice, Will Wyatt Court
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Lydia, Gardens House
Accommodation Guide 2019-2020 - Choosing your hall Essential information - Settling in - University of the Arts London
Email us:
accommodation@arts.ac.uk
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.
Essential information
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.

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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:                            accommodation@arts.ac.uk                                                            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

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                      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 disability@arts.ac.uk
                                                                                                     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

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                                                                       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

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                     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

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                                     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
                                                                                                                         accommodation@arts.ac.uk
                                     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

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                                                     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.

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                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.

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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

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                 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.

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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
                                                                  private.accom@arts.ac.uk
                        payment.

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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

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                      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

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                      Premium                   41      233        9,553
                      Standard                  50      215        10,750
                      Standard                  50      217        10,850
                      Large                     50      216        10,800
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                                                     Settling in                          Choosing your hall postcards

             accommodation@arts.ac.uk                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

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                                                     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
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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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