Hosts International 

Homestay is a unique housing option that provides an option of a room with a local host. In addition to a room in the comfort and safety of someone’s home, you have the opportunity to develop your English skills while living in London.

Hosts are vetted for their care and understanding of students as well as providing a clean and comfortable home. The service is provided in partnership with Hosts International.

Open to home and international students, homestay offers flexible term housing from two weeks to one academic year. Hosts range from families with young and/or older children, individuals, and couples. A choice of Single, Double or twin rooms (for two travellers together) and a choice of meal plans Bed & breakfast, Half board (breakfast & evening meal) or Self-catering (room only).

Homestay hosts are all based in or around London. London has a robust public transport network, and it is common for students to utilise this to travel around the city. Average travel time from homestays is between 30-60 minutes.

To apply for homestay and more information on prices visit Hosts International and submit an enquiry with your dates of stay or fill in the online application form.

Global Guardians

Become a live-in property guardian, or a long-term house sitter, in one of many empty buildings all across London. The properties have been restored by Global Guardians to be rented out at affordable prices.