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.

Paul Robeson House is managed by Sanctuary Students.

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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  • 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


Applications and fees 2022/23

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

Room Type Weeks Annual Weekly Spaces: 260
2.5m x 4m Single en-suite 38 £7,096.88 £186.76 252
2.5m x 4m Single en-suite 51 £9,524.76 £186.76
5.3m x 5.4m Couples/Double en-suite 51 £11,237.34 £220.34 7
Couples one bed flat 51 £16,465.35 £322.85 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 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..