SOAS University of London

Accommodation: Halls of Residence

Paul Robeson House

Paul Robeson House Single Study room

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.


Paul Robeson House offers accommodation to 260 Postgraduate (or mature Undergraduate student - over 30) students in en-suite rooms. These are clustered in flats of 4-8 rooms, with a shared kitchen and dining space. There is also 1 double en-suite room. The accommodation 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 a postgraduate student. If you are an undergraduate student over the age of 30, you may apply for this accommodation. The property is suitable for students requiring adapted accommodation.

The accommodation 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 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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  • Internet included
  • Contents insurance included
  • Courtyard
  • Common room with TV and vending machine
  • Laundry room
  • Secure bike shed
  • Bed linen available for purchase (not provided)
  • 1 Wheelchair accessible room
  • Communal areas cleaned weekly


Appllications and Fees 2021/22 - Tenancy start date 19th September 2021 to 12th June 2022 (38 wk) or 11th Sept 2022 (51 wk)
38 & 51 week contracts

38 & 51 week contracts

Room Type Weeks Annual Weekly Spaces: 260
2.5m x 4m Single en-suite 38 £6,601.74 £173.73 252
2.5m x 4m Single en-suite 51 £8,860.23 £173.73
5.3m x 5.4m Couples/Double en-suite 51 £10,453.47 £204.97 7
Couples one bed flat 51 £15,316.83 £300.33 1

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.


Paul Robeson House is managed by Sanctuary Students