As a new undergraduate offer holder you're guaranteed accommodation in one of our LSE or University of London halls for your first year (if you list us as your firm choice on UCAS and apply by the accommodation deadline). Have a look at our step-by-step guide to booking LSE student accommodation.
Use our accommodation search tool to have a look at the different options available. You can filter by room type, annual cost, catering provision (catered or self-catered), contract length and facilities. You can also take virtual 360° tours of the LSE halls of residence.
Visit our accommodation webpages to find out more about support whilst living in halls, access guidance for students with disabilities or other support needs and check important dates and deadlines.
Living in halls is a great way to experience living in London, adjust to student life and meet new people. The hall committees arrange a number of social events, including welcome activities at the start of the year, pizza parties, film nights and boat parties. Read LSE graduate and previous President of Bankside House Ishaaq's blog post about living in halls.
Each residence has a warden team who provide support, assistance and guidance to ensure the personal and social wellbeing of students during their time at the hall. They're on duty overnight and all weekend, so support is always available.
LSE halls of residence:
University of London halls of residence:
*This hall is managed and owned by urbanest student accommodation. LSE has a warden/representative on site to support LSE students.
Watch our student vlogs to find out more about living in halls:
Living at home
Living in halls is not mandatory. Some students may choose to continue living at home, or in private halls or private accommodation during their studies. Our Off Campus Support Scheme helps all new undergraduate students who do not live in LSE accommodation connect with each other and the LSE community.
Read LSE graduate and alum Kit's blog post about her experience of living at home whilst studying at LSE.
What happens after first year?
After first year, most students will move out of halls and into private residences. Due to the concentration of universities in the city, there isn’t a single student area in London, so there are lots of options available!
LSE has its own private housing database, Studentpad and advice and guidance is available from LSE’s Residential Services team and the University of London Housing Services. The University of London offer a contract checking serive, organise an annual housing fair, run flatemate finder events and have created a Private Housing Guide.