SOAS University of London

Accommodation: Halls of Residence

Dinwiddy House

Dinwiddy House Front

Accommodation applications will open on the 8th March 2021, applicants will receive an invitation to apply for accommodation email once they are at ‘firm’ status.


Dinwiddy House is managed by Sanctuary Students. Dinwiddy House is a predominantly undergraduate hall, students are accommodated in flats of 4-8 rooms clustered around a shared kitchen/dining space. All rooms are en-suite. Two single studios and one double studio are also available. It is a self-catered, mixed residence, although applications for single sex flats will be considered where possible. Please do not apply for this property unless you are an undergraduate student. The property is suitable for students requiring adapted accommodation.

Dinwiddy House is located on Pentonville Road (N1), a 20-minute walk, 10 minute bus and 5 minute tube ride to the SOAS campus. Close to Angel, Camden and Kings Cross, the location offers a cinema, theatres, pubs, restaurants and is five minutes walk from the Eurostar terminal with easy access to Paris and Euro Disney, Amsterdam, and Brussels

IFCELS and Summer School Students

IFCELS Pre-sessional and Summer Programmes - Accommodation is available at special rates within walking distance of SOAS. If you require accommodation with your Pre-sessional or Summer programme, please contact

Please remember to select the correct year of study. For summer bookings please contact

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  • Broadband internet included 
  • Contents insurance included
  • 24 hour security
  • Common room with TV, DVD player and vending machines
  • Courtyard
  • Laundry room
  • Secure bike shed
  • Wheelchair access & adapted rooms
  • 2 Resident cats - Boots and Pebbles 
  • Communal areas cleaned weekly


2021/2022 Applications and Fees - Tenancy start date 19th September 2021 to 12th June (38 wk) or 11th Sept (51 wk)

38 & 51 week contract Weeks Annual Weekly Spaces (523)
2.5m x 4m Standard en-suite 38 £6,601.74 £173.73 510 
51 £8,860.23 £173.73
Double Ensuite (51 weeks only) 51 £11,103.21 £217.71 10
Small Studio - DHS F3 R1 38 £8,622.20 £226.90 1 
51 £11,571.90 £226.90
Medium Studio - DHS F2 R1  38 £9,232.48 £242.96 1 
51 £12,390.96 £242.96
Large Studio - DHS F1 R1 38 £10,757.80 £283.10 1
51 £14,438.10 £283.10

When to apply

You can apply once you have firmly accepted your offer of a place at SOAS and paid the deposit if you are a PG student. SOAS have negotiated special rates for our students with our accommodation partners and the current accommodation options can be found below, although there may be new additions to the portfolio during the application period. There is no closing date for applications, but you are advised to apply early.

How to apply

Applications are made via the SOAS Accommodation web page. Once you have decided where you would like to live, please visit the HOW TO APPLY SECTION and complete the online form to make your choice. Please follow the instructions specific to your accommodation selection.


Dinwiddy House is managed by Sanctuary Students

Dinwiddy House, Pentonville Road, N1 9PF

Tel: +44 (0)20 7837 7163