London student accommodation in beautiful Kingston upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames is truly a place like no other. Cool and trendy, yet of huge historical importance, it’s London, but not as you know it. A bustling market town with superb shopping and plenty of student friendly restaurants and night life, Kingston’s riverside location, meandering tow paths, Royal Parks and nearby Palace combine to make it a very special place to live.
In the summer Kingston takes on a real festival vibe with home grown food and art events, Dragon Boat races and world famous Regatta. You can soak up the carnival atmosphere from the riverbanks before heading into town to enjoy a few drinks in one of the fabulous bars.
But that’s not all… jump on a train at Kingston station and you’re in London Waterloo in 30 mins, from there anywhere in the greatest city in the world, London, is within your reach.
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0.2 miles away / 3 mins on foot
Established in 1899 Kingston University is one of the oldest and biggest Universities in London, with over 20,000 students, 3,500 of which are international. The university is set over four sites all within easy reach of Penrhyn road.
387 feet away / 2 mins on foot
Kingston College is a major provider of full time, part time and undergraduate courses in Kingston upon Thames. Offering academic and vocational courses to over 9,000 British and international students every year.
St Mary’s University
3 miles away / 16 mins drive / 40 mins public transport
St Mary’s University is located in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham. Founded in 1850 St Mary’s is generally acknowledged as the oldest Catholic University in the UK. St Mary’s has a long history of producing exceptional athletes including none other than track superstar Mo Farrah.
5.3 miles away / 19 mins drive / 40 mins public transport
Roehampton University is the UKs most research-intensive modern university with just 6,720 students it’s relatively small compared to Kingston. With a rich heritage stretching back 175 years, Roehampton was one of the first Universities to accept women.