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International Students House

Postgraduate, undergraduate, and foundation student housing

Based in central London, International Students House (ISH) is a charity dedicated to British and International Students in London. The community at ISH is a mix of students from all of the world and studying all over London.

All you need to know about ISH

Type of room


ISH has a wide range of rooms available from premium single ensuites to quad rooms which are like dormitories. 

Browse the rooms on offer

Location and surrounding area

"I love that everything is within reach - a short walk and you’re in London’s famous Soho and Chinatown areas. I loved exploring the city and finding hidden little gems like second-hand book shops and amazing buildings" - Alexandra, Romania.

Although ISH is right in the middle of London it's location is fairly quiet. We’re a short walk away from some of London's most beautiful parks, two Tube stations and there is a 24/7 shop right outside.

Travelling to and from Uni

Address: 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN

Train:  Regent's park (Bakerloo), Warren st (Northern and Victoria)

Plan your journey on TFL


Securing a room

The contract is held with ISH not Ravensbourne so you will need to book a room through ISH.

Important: Please be advised that you will be required to pay a deposit. This might be before you receive any maintenance loan payments from Student Finance England (first payment is usually received end of October) so please ensure you have enough funds. 

Under 18s

Due to child protection a majority of student accommodation providers will not accept bookings from students who will be under the age of 18 on the first day of their course.  

The exception to this rule, is McMillan who are able to take a limited number of under 18 students.

Another option could be staying with a host family

"We’re super close to Oxford Street and Regent’s Park, so you can get the big city lights or quiet nature whenever you want. There’s so much good food too!" - Zuzanna, Poland.

Key features

  • Affordable Accommodation
  • Central London Location
  • Open 24/7
  • Food & Drink Facilities
  • Free educational & cultural events
  • Discounted travel trips
  • Social & work spaces
  • Low cost airport transfers
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Welfare support 

Price list*

Room type



Single ensuite


Please visit the ISH website for more details

 *For academic year 2018/19. 

Further support & advice

For any queries about accommodation, please contact Student Services.

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