University College London accommodation
University College London boasts some pretty impressive statistics, having recently been ranked among the top 30 institutions in the world for the first time. Our student accommodation in London places you right in the heart of central London and just down the road from the University itself.
University College London (UCL) can boast some pretty impressive statistics. For example, they were the first British University to be truly secular when they opened in 1826, meaning that unlike others at the time, they didn’t discriminate based on religion. By 1878, they were even including women – and although that is thankfully the norm these days, they were the first University in England to do so.
In terms of diversity, UCL is still going strong. Students attend from all over 150 countries all over the world and there are initiatives to send their students on study abroad programmes, too. They truly deserve their informal title of ‘London’s Global University’ because they remain so inclusive to this day.
The University’s reputation is one of the best in the whole of the UK, if not the entire world. It sits in first place in the rankings in terms of research strength in the UK, and it’s currently ranked joint fifth in the world's top ten universities by the QS World University Rankings. The University is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities as well as forming part of the so-called ‘Golden Triangle’ of the very best universities in Britain. Almost 30 Nobel Prize winners have been alumni or staff of University College London.
When you stay at our UCL accommodation, you’ll be right in the heart of central London and just down the road from the University itself – so you’ll be truly integrated both with student life and the fascinating culture of London, one of the most exciting cities in the world.
As you might imagine, a top University like the University College London has top facilities on its campus, too. The campus itself is located in Central London.
The UCL Library is world-class, housing over 35,000 journals and collections available online and in print. There are 16 specialist libraries available to you, many hosting historical texts and each one providing invaluable resources and computers for your studies, open 24 hours per day. You’ll also benefit from museums, collections and even the fantastic UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE) so that you can learn languages to fit the Global ethos of the institution.
When it comes to leisure time, you’ve got an abundance of things to do without having to leave the University. There are theatres, concert venues, and so much more that it would be impossible to mention everything! You’ve also got three great bars at the Student Union as well as plenty of societies to join.
Sports fanatics are in luck with Sport Centres, Sports Halls, Sports Grounds, an Olympic sized swimming pool and plenty more facilities located all around campus.
Of course, on campus you can also receive pastoral care, health treatment, financial advice, careers information as well as support with disabilities and places to privately meditate or pray.
Our accommodation at University College London is super-centrally located and close to these great campus facilities so you won’t feel isolated from the incredible experience that this one-of-a-kind University has to offer.
You’re about to embark on a degree course at one of the best places to study in the world – no pressure there then! To have achieved a place at University College London in the first place, we’re sure you’re up to the challenge. There are an abundance of courses across a plethora of fields, and UCL will push you to achieve your potential in a way that will be both stimulating and rewarding.
UCL has almost 1000 professors and more than 6,000 academic and research staff who are dedicated to research and teaching of the highest standards. University College London also prides itself on the fact that they have the second highest number of expert staff teaching there, which means the student-to-staff ratio is fantastic.
UCL offers a range of real-world experience to its students to really prepare them for their future. If you’re a Medical student this is especially good news; the University is associated with most of the major hospitals across London, so you’ll be learning from some of the best doctors in the country.
Overall, when you attend UCL you’re setting yourself up for life! The University is ranked in the UK’s top 10 based on employment prospects and starting salaries for graduates are much higher than the national average.
Thankfully, our University College London accommodation is right on the doorstep of UCL so you’ll always make it to lectures and practical sessions bang on time to really make the most of it.
UCL students are in excellent hands with huge amounts of funding being placed into research programmes in addition to outstanding provisions making it the top place in the country to undertake a postgraduate research based degree.
Of course, you can also undertake a taught degree as well, where you will be taught by some of the leading experts in your field. Currently, University College London has over 6000 academic and research staff and almost 1000 professors – the second highest figures in the country.
A postgraduate degree is a great step towards success and can help you understand your area of interest in much more depth. Postgraduates will be supported as well as challenged, and given access to a wealth of great opportunities to help you in your journey as well as your future career.
The UCL accommodation we provide will allow you to focus on this important time in your academic life with plenty of other like-minded students.
Our closest residence to:London
- Liberty Plaza 3.3 miles (walking) 2.2 miles (walking) 4.7 miles (walking) 2.2 miles (walking) 5.2 miles (walking) 2.1 miles (walking) 0.5 miles (walking)
- Liberty House – St John Street 1.7 miles (walking) 1.3 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.3 miles (walking) 4 miles (walking) 0.2 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking)
- Liberty House – Sebastian Street 1.8 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking) 4.2 miles (walking) 0.1 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking)
- Liberty Hall 2 miles (walking) 1.9 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.9 miles (walking) 4.4 miles (walking) 0.4 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking)
- Liberty Court 1.7 miles (walking) 1.1 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking) 1.1 miles (walking) 3.8 miles (walking) 0.5 miles (walking) 1.4 miles (walking)
Accommodation available in London
Liberty Plaza - London3.3 miles (walking) 2.2 miles (walking) 4.7 miles (walking) 2.2 miles (walking) 5.2 miles (walking) 2.1 miles (walking) 0.5 miles (walking)from £291.50 pw
Liberty Plaza is located on Leman Street in Aldgate and its got a super cool vibe, right in the heart of East London. The residence brings you close to the buzzing areas of Shoreditch and Spitalfields so you’ll never miss out on any of the action.
Our student accommodation puts you right next to many of the city’s universities and art colleges, including Coventry University London, so you can just roll out of bed and get to class in a flash. Plus there’s great transport links all over the city, you can walk to London’s famous underground or major train stations in minutes.
We make you feel right at home at Liberty Plaza. We include your bills, contents insurance and access to a gym in your rent, so you relax and focus on your studies.
Liberty House – St John Street - London1.7 miles (walking) 1.3 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.3 miles (walking) 4 miles (walking) 0.2 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking)from £316.00 pw
Our Liberty House location on St John Street is incredibly central and located in a trendy, cosmopolitan district of Central London. It’s close to so many of the city’s higher education institutions, including Imperial College London and the London School of Economics, so you’ll never have an excuse to be late for class!
There are plenty of buses and you're just down the road from the underground – Angel, Farringdon and King’s Cross (of Harry Potter fame!). There are also tons of exciting things to do within minutes’ walk of our student accommodation.
It’s a big city, but living in London doesn’t need to be scary, especially when we include security, CCTV and contents insurance in your rent. There’s also a gym to keep you fit, and your bills come in the price of your room, too.
Liberty House – Sebastian Street - London1.8 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking) 4.2 miles (walking) 0.1 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking)from £290.00 pw
Liberty House on Sebastian Street is in the heart of one of London’s coolest areas, with a vibrant atmosphere and plenty to do. It’s right by loads of the city’s higher education institutions, including City, University of London and University College London, so you’ll always make it to lectures on time.
There are buses on your doorstep, and you can walk to two of London’s famous underground stations in 12 minutes. There are plenty of other great transport links locally. You’ll find plenty to do in your downtime, as London has so much going on.
We include security, CCTV and insurance in your rent, so you never need to worry about safety. Your bills come in the price of your room, and you can access the gym free of charge at our St John Street location.
Liberty Hall - London2 miles (walking) 1.9 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking) 1.9 miles (walking) 4.4 miles (walking) 0.4 miles (walking) 1.5 miles (walking)from £237.00 pw
Liberty Hall is located on Graham Street in Angel with its cool North London vibe, right in the heart of Central London. Set along the banks of Regent’s Canal, it brings a bit of serenity to this bustling location. Staying here puts you right next to many of the city’s universities, including City, University of London and the University of the Arts London, so you can make it to class in good time.
There are buses all over the place and you can walk to London’s famous underground or major train stations in minutes, and there's tons of fun things to do within minutes’ walk of our student accommodation.
At Liberty Hall, we make you feel right at home. We include security, CCTV, contents insurance, bills and even access to a gym (down the road) in your rent.
Liberty Court - London1.7 miles (walking) 1.1 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking) 1.1 miles (walking) 3.8 miles (walking) 0.5 miles (walking) 1.4 miles (walking)from £346.00 pw
Liberty Court is located in an exciting, cosmopolitan part of Central London, so you’ll never miss out on any of the action. It’s also close to plenty of the universities and art colleges, including King's College London and City, University of London, so you'll be able to make the most of your student experience.
There’s plenty of things to do within walking distance, but you’re well connected transport wise, too. There are buses all over the place and you can walk to London’s famous underground at Farringdon in 3 minutes (or Angel in 20 mins).
Liberty Court is super secure as we include security, CCTV and contents insurance in your rent. Pop down the road to Liberty House St John Street at any time to use the gym, because it’s included – just like all of your bills.
Why choose Liberty Living?
The best choice for international students
Coming to the UK to study from abroad? Welcome! We love catering to students from all over the world and learning a thing or two about their culture. Luckily, we’ve already got plenty of experience with this as we currently have around 4,500 international students staying with us, so you’re certainly not alone.
When you stay with Liberty Living your safety is the most important thing to us. We understand that you’re a long way from home and you want to feel comfortable and secure at all times. We have amazing staff on hand 24 hours a day, from the Residence Team, right through to Security who’ll keep an eye out for you overnight as well as CCTV. Contents insurance covering your possessions is included as standard in your rent, so your stuff is protected, and any parcels you have delivered will be well looked after until you can come to collect them.
Of course, we want you to have fun and make the most of your time here, too. You can always come to us with any problems, or even just for a chat. A new country can be confusing, so we’ve got loads of tips for things to do, too – just ask! Many of our staff members are multilingual, so don’t be shy if English isn’t your first language; if we can’t immediately offer support in your native tongue, we’ll point you in the direction of someone who can. We’ll do our best to help you settle in and make friends, and we can point you in the right direction for any visa, welfare or University advice you may need.
We can’t wait to meet you!
We think we’re pretty great – but don’t worry, we can back it up, we promise! We’ve won tons of awards and we’re eager to win more, so you know you’re in good hands. From ‘Best Customer Service’ to ‘Best Private Halls Provider’, we have our fair share of accolades, so take a look below…
Finalist ‘Best Individual Accommodation in the UK’ 2019
Awarded ‘Best Halls of Residence in the UK’ 2018
Awarded ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’ from 2012 – 2017
Shortlisted 'Best Private Halls Provider' from 2014 – 2017
Winner 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Student Broadband' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Learning Environment' 2016
Winner of the 'Contribution to the Student Experience' award 2016
Winner of the Rate Your Landlord 'Improvement Impact Award' 2015
Winner 'Best Learning Environment' 2015
Winner 'Best Student Broadband' 2015
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2015
Shortlisted 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2014
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2014
Winner of the 'Best Hall of Residence of the Year' survey 2013
Winner 'Best Customer Service' 2012
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Your Student Experience
Enhancing your Student Experience
Our dedicated Student Experience programme has been created to ensure that every single one of you has the best stay possible when you live with us. Whether it is coming along to our social events and activities to meet new people, getting involved in fundraising and volunteering for some amazing charities, or popping along to drop in sessions to seek advice on finances, wellbeing and careers, we have something for you.
We understand that University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, but don’t worry our team are great at giving advice on and mediating in all kinds of welfare issues that you may experience, such as homesickness, difficulty in getting on with flatmates, noise complaints, relationship problems, partying too hard and having trouble with studies.
Also, if you need more guidance, we have great relationships with our University partners and their support departments to help and guide you.
Follow the link to find out more about our Student Experience programme.
Liberty Living operates in accordance with the National Code of Standards for student accommodation. The Code of Standards is run by ANUK (The Accreditation Network UK), the NUS, and Unipol Student Homes, and is supported by universities across the UK.
Liberty Living joined the Code of Standards to give our students peace of mind. You can be assured that you will enjoy a high standard of living in accordance with the Code of Standards, and a prompt resolution to problems should they ever occur when you stay at any of Liberty Living’s residences.
Liberty Living follow a distinct set of standards for our student accommodation, called the ANUK/Unipol National Codes. The purpose of these Codes, (membership of which is voluntary), is to provide students with professional housing services.
The standards chosen for the Codes reflect a balance of common sense obligations and responsibilities between landlords and tenants. They also reflect established best practice in the sector and are based on what an average student and their parents would expect of a good quality housing supplier. The standards are supported by the voice of students themselves through the National Union of Students.
What does being a member of the codes mean?
- Both parties can enjoy the benefits of good standards of housing management and practice.
- Misunderstandings and disputes are reduced.
- If problems do occur they can be promptly resolved.
- The independent complaints procedure operated by the Codes can be used for complaint resolution.
Looking for somewhere to stay over the summer months?
Stay with us this summer at one of our 46 residences across 17 cities in the UK. We offer both short-term and long-term stays.
Whether you’re planning to work, study, shop, attend a conference or explore further afield, we’re the perfect base for an affordable city centre break and offer a wide range of room options.
Did you know, you don't have to be a student to stay with us over the summer? All bills and internet access are included, and you’ll feel safe round-the-clock with our 24-hour security and on-site maintenance teams.
Unfortunately our summer availability period has now ended, we will have availability again from the start of 2019 so watch this space!