Moving to the capital of the UK can be a scary thought, but we’ve rounded up the best student locations so you can join the other small fish in the big pond.
Named by Rentonomy as the best area to live in as a student, Woolwich has all the amenities needed for a student. Recently, the Woolwich area has said to be undergoing a sense of rebirth. Woolwich has been injected with high street stores and chains, the mammoth 24/7 Tesco Extra store and new housing developments. The rent is also considerably cheaper than other areas of London too.
With a friendly community, renowned university and one of the lowest crime rates in London, Kingston’s amenities have lured residents to its leafy streets for decades. It’s abundant with modern student accommodation too.
Raw and artistic, Deptford is a strong option for students with its good nightlife, bustling creative scene and plenty of new up-and-coming businesses. Students can also enjoy the area’s large amount of bars and live music venues (it is home to some of the most influential bands on the indie scene) and it’s not a far work to lectures thanks to the proximity of Goldsmiths College from most student accomodations.
Stratford is an ideal location for anyone young student wanting to make the most of living in London. As it’s only a 10 minute journey from the centre, and located near Westfield Shopping Centre; with over 250 stores and 70 restaurants to enjoy, it’s a popular location for students.
Living in Southwark, you’re close to all of London’s best loved amenities. Only a 10 minute journey from Bond Street and Oxford Street, with Convent Garden and Leicester Square also close by. It also has some of the best nightlife central London has to offer with comedy gigs, street entertainment, live music and theatre productions every night of the week.
Camden is renowned for its vibrant community and lively streets. It is home to a wide range of shops, restaurants, bars and venues to suit all tastes. It’s lively, hip with plenty of goings on and has a good number of student accommodation to choose from, at a range of prices.