There's nowhere better to be a student than London – with SOAS right at its heart!

We offers a wide range of accommodation, in locations that range from 5 minutes to 45 minutes travel to the SOAS campus in historic Bloomsbury. 

Our portfolio consists of halls of residence with 24-hour security and rooms in shared flats or houses. The accommodation office has many options to suit individual budgets and requirements: twin, single, double rooms, studios, and flats as well as adapted, couples and family housing. We offer ensuite and non-ensuite, self-catered and catered accommodations. Students can also choose to live with host families.  

You'll find all the information you need on these pages. Still struggling? Don't worry, we have our very own Accommodation Office to help steer you through the process. 


Facts and figures

£152-£340 per week (2022/2023)

Halls of Residence

5-45 minutes

Walk to campus from Halls of Residence

When can I apply?

Once you have firmly accepted your place at SOAS, you will be able to apply online for accommodation. 

We encourage you to read all the pages through this section carefully to ensure you find the accommodation option that best suits your needs. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Accommodation Office at

Other key contacts

University of London Housing Services - Private rented housing

University of London Housing Services are based on Malet Street, just around the corner from SOAS main building.

They offer free legal advice, contract checking and information about looking for a place to live. They also have listings of properties offered by registered landlords and letting agents, in addition to their own university private rented housing.

Legal advice service

Please refer to this link to access the legal advice service offered by the University of London

Emergency advice

If you are in an emergency housing situation or need advice outside of SOAS office hours, you can call Shelter on 0808 800 4444 for expert advice.