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International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies

Accommodation Fees

Please note that the fees ranges set out below for private halls of residence, private rented accommodation and homestays are not set by SOAS, and may vary from those stated. Please check with the provider direct to get the current rates.

SOAS Student Halls of Residence

147.28 GBP per week, self-catering (room only) accommodation, and 174.09 GBP per week for a double room, and for a Self-contained Flat 255.92GBP in Paul Robeson House. Single en-suite in Dinwiddy House 147.28 GBP per week.

University of London Inter-Collegiate Halls of Residence

173.00 - 191.00 GBP (average price) per week in a single room, depending on location and facilities (cost includes breakfast and evening meal, EXCEPT for Lillian Pension Hall). These prices are based on the 2012-13 academic year. 

Private Halls of Residence

The weekly cost of a room in a private hall will vary depending on the size of room, location, facilities offered and the length of stay/contract


160.00 - 240.00 GBP (average price) per week, depending on area of London, room + breakfast & evening meal

Privately Rented Flats

Prices vary depending on size and location. There may also be an agent fee(s) to pay. Here are some average prices for rental properties in Central London:

  • studio flat in central London (average price) 320 GBP per week
  • 1-bedroom flat (average price) 330 GBP per week
  • 2-bedroom flat (average price) 450 GBP per week
  • flatshare (average price)  142 GBP per week