Dinwiddy House, managed by Sanctuary Students, 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 accommodation@soas.ac.uk 
Remember to select the correct year of study. For summer bookings: accommodation@soas.ac.uk

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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


2022/23 applications and fees

Tenancy start date: 18 September 2022 to 11 June 2023 (38 wk), or 10 September 2023 (51 wk)

38 & 51 week contract Weeks Annual Weekly Spaces (523)
2.5m x 4m Standard en-suite 38 £7,096.88 £186.76 510 
51 £9,524.76 £186.76
Double Ensuite 51 £11,936.04 £234.04 10


When to apply

Accommodation applications are now open for 2022,. Applicants will receive an invitation to apply for accommodation email once they are at ‘firm’ status.

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 SOAS Accommodation. Once you have decided where you would like to live, please read our How to apply' for accommodation guidance. You'll have to complete the online form to make your choice and follow the instructions specific to your accommodation selection.

Dinwiddy House is managed by Sanctuary Students


Dinwiddy House, Pentonville Road, N1 9PF

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