Further Education Accommodation

London is an exciting and creative city to live and study and although moving to a big city can feel daunting we are here to help.

Ravensbourne work with a number of competitive accommodation providers to offer students a home whilst at Ravensbourne.

We can refer students to a variety of accommodation providers including host families, studios and cluster flats as well as Scape Living, who we’ve partnered with to provide stylish accommodation a short walk away from the campus.

For more advice on how we can help you, please complete the enquiry form choosing 'Accommodation' as the main subject for enquiry.

If you require assistance or advice please contact Student Services at studentservices@rave.ac.uk

Scape Student Living

Situated on the Greenwich Peninsula near The O2 arena and plenty of bars, nightclubs and restaurants, Scape Greenwich is a short walk from North Greenwich tube and Emirates Air Line.

Ravensbourne have a limited number of discounted rooms for Foundation students at Scape. The room rate for 2018/19 for a Studio+ room is £203.69 per week on a 51 week contract.

To arrange a viewing, please visit the Scape website.

Key dates:

1 February 2018

Registration for a Ravensbourne discounted room is now open

Please complete the online application form and submit your responses. You will be added to our waiting list for a discounted room at Scape for 2018/19. This does not guarantee you a room, just that you wish to be considered.

All enquiries should be sent to studentservices@rave.ac.uk

Please note that this is the only way to be considered for a discounted room. If you book with Scape directly, you will be entering into a direct let contract with them that cannot be transferred to a Ravensbourne discounted contract at a later date.

May/June 2018

Allocation process begins. We will allocate rooms using the following criteria:

  • Students have to have accepted their offer at Ravensbourne in order to be considered.
  • Students with medical disabilities will take priority
  • Distance from Ravensbourne 
  • First come first served basis as per the date/time of registered interest.

August 2018 (Exact date TBC)

Move in date for FE students

Farndale Court

Set in Woolwich with good public transport links to Ravensbourne, Farndale Court offers student cluster flats and is a popular choice among our students.

2018/19 not yet confirmed, but prices for 2017/18 started at £630 per calendar month, including all utility bills, on a 48 week contract.

Please visit the Farndale Court website for more information on tours, cost, availability and how to book.

Sir John Cass Hall

Cass is a newly refurbished purpose-built building with 132 bedrooms arranged over three floors.

All of the single-study bedrooms have their own mini-fridges, washbasins and wireless broadband internet.

Cass is approximately 30-40 minutes from Ravensbourne by public transport.

For more information on cost, availability and how to book, click here.

Claredale House

Located in Bethnal Green, Claredale House is 18 minutes away from Ravensbourne by Tube. 

For more information on cost, availability and how to book, click here.


Unite student accommodation at Stratford One is positioned within the Olympic Park, next door to Westfield Shopping. Please visit the Unite website for further information on prices and availability or contact:

Orieta Ruda, Service & Sales Supervisor: E: Orieta.Ruda@unitestudents.com  T:+44 (0) 207 928 4244

Private rented accommodation

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Our partnership with University London Housing Service allows students to access the website for advice and guidance, including tenancy issues and contract setting. The electronic database provides details of local private rental properties.

Prospective and continuing students can register to use the online facilities including a virtual accommodation board and ‘Find a Flatmate’ database. You will need to register to use this service.

Host Families

It is also worth considering staying with a host family whilst studying a foundation degree at Ravensbourne. Check out:

International student accommodation

Intl Student Housing

International Students House provides affordable Central London based accommodation for students.

Rooms are from £11.20pppn (for long stays) and residents get access to essential facilities, such as kitchens, bathrooms, Wi-Fi, an on-site bar and restaurant, and the opportunity to participate in a range of fun and educational events.

This is specific to International Students and a great website for all things to help orientate students to the city.

Housing support & advice

Ravensbourne aims to offer a comprehensive accommodation service for learners. We are currently developing partnerships to support this.

For any queries about accommodation, please contact Student Services.

Click on the following links for further advice, provided by Citizen's Advice Bureau, on living in University Housing and/or living in Rented Accommodation.

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