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Postgraduate accommodation

2019/20

The below accommodation options are available for our postgraduate students. If you require assistance or advice please contact Anita Bailey via email a.bailey@rave.ac.uk


Global Guardians

Global Guardians offer a host of alternative housing options for students with flexible tenancy and very cheap rents.

 

Visit their website for details of how to register and the information you need to provide.

Hosts International

Hosts International offer a range of accommodation options, including:

 

Homestay – the opportunity to live with a host family situated in London. Students have an option to choose from either bed and breakfast meal plans or half board options and can either go for long or short stays with the additional benefits of WIFI and no additional bills.

Houseshares - with over forty houseshares in zone 2 of London catering to students and mature students. The rooms come fully furnished, with WIFI access, cleaning once a week and no additional bills to pay. Please visit their website for further information and details on how to book.

Renting in the private sector

London is a fantastic city to live and work and whilst it is a very positive experience, people often find the find the prospect of finding private sector housing daunting.  

 

London is distinct from most other places in the UK when it comes to private accommodation, particularly for students, because it is not usually possible to arrange your accommodation far in advance of starting your course. This is a great thing as it gives you plenty of time to think about your accommodation options and decide on the best one. Most people find their accommodation about 1-2 months before moving in.

ULHS

Ravensbourne have enlisted the services of the University of London Housing Services (ULHS) who run a private housing service for many students in London. Both current students and those with an offer to study, can access these services.

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The ULHS can offer advice on how to find accommodation, which areas to consider, what the options are, pricing and more. They produce a Private Housing Guide which includes a vast amount of information on how to search and secure accommodation in London which is also accessible online here.

They have an online database of accommodation offers from registered landlords and letting agents which operates throughout the year. These offers include flats and houses for groups as well as rooms in shared flats and houses.

They offer housing advice including a contract checking service which allows you to have your contract for private accommodation checked before you sign. They also offer legal advice should you get into any difficulty in private accommodation.

If you have any questions about finding accommodation in London then please contact ULHS:

E: housing@london.ac.uk 
T: +44 (0)20 7862 8880
Facebook: UoLHousingServices
Twitter: @ulhs

Conker

Ravensbourne are pleased to be able to offer our Postgraduate students a new accommodation source.  We have partnered with Conker, the new student letting service from the Unite Student Group plc, who believe that getting your first student home sorted should be quick and easy, so you can get back to enjoying university life. 

Benefits:

  • No deposit
  • No upfront fees
  • Vetted landlords
  • Group bookings

Visit the Conker website for more information and to view the current properties available or contact Tom Milliard at Tom@getconker.com or call 07747 616295.

Farndale court

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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 prices started at £640 per calendar month, including all utility bills, on a 48 week contract. However, Farndale are flexible and offer extended contract lengths for Postgraduate students.

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

LHA -Davies Court

Ravensbourne have developed a new exciting connection with London's Davies Court. 

The accommodation is booked on a weekly basis and with just £300 deposit, it has one of the most flexible contract structures available. There is a discount for our students who book for long periods, so make sure you reference Ravensbourne when you inquire.

Please contact LHA London directly for details of viewing or bookings.

International students house

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

 

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.

 

Please visit their website for more information and to book.

 

Please be aware that all students are required to have overseas travel/medical insurance to cover themselves whilst staying in London.

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