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5th May 2017 - Housing Fair, Registration of Interest

The annual University of London Housing Fair took place on Friday the 5th of May 2017 - this marked the official start of house hunting. Select 'Find your Student Home' form the options on our website and your College, or Student Homes (for all UOL students) to see the accommodation that Student Homes have on offer. Happy house hunting :) 

12/04/2017 - 2016/17 Tenant Satisfaction Survey... The Findings!

A BIG thank you to all of you who took part in the tenant satisfaction survey we conducted recently: we really appreciate you taking the time to feed back to us. The responses have been collected an analysed, take a look over the report below to find out what was said and how we intend to develop our service as a result.

Show me the 2016/17 tenant satisfaction survey report

01/03/2017 - 2017-18 Student Homes Accommodation & the UOL Housing Fair

Student Homes will begin marketing our 2017/18 Student Homes properties as of Friday 5th May 2017, following the annual housing fair that the University of London Housing Services team host at Senate House each year. We'll be updating our website ready for the fair. Join us at the fair to find out about what accommodation options are on offer for you, to attend talks and seminars regarding student accommodation, and to bag yourself some freebies :) More details about the housing fair are available here: Housing Fair Information

For now, we can register your potential interest in 2017/18 properties in order that we can get in touch come May to let you know what we're offering. Come May you'll be able to set up viewings, or proceed with a distance application – whatever works for you. If you do want us to register your interest please let us know - you can complete an online form you can access through the button below, or call or email us. We have rooms available in properties just for our dedicated college partner's students, as well as properties that are available to all full-time University of London students. 

Tel: 020 7664 4836
Email: student.homes@london.ac.uk 

Register Your Interest

17/02/2017 - Annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey Launch

Each year Student Homes launch a tenant satisfaction survey to find out how current tenants feel about their Student Home and the service they receive from the Student Homes team - the survey is being launched today! (Friday 17th February 2012). The prizes this year, which will be drawn after the survey closes (Friday 3rd March 2017), will be:

1st Prize: Day tickets for you and a guest to Lovebox Festival, held in Victoria Park (E3) on Saturday 15th July 2017. 
2nd Prize: A £50 voucher of your choice - ITunes, Spotify, Love to Shop, Amazon etc.
3rd Prize: A £30 Everyman Cinema Giftcard.

Complete the Survey

Following feedback received from previous tenant satisfaction surveys Student Homes arranged --> for professional cleans to take place at all properties before new tenancies begin, for contents insurance to be in place for all tenants via Endsleigh, and have worked on improving the support available for tenants on our website, a new tenant handbook will be printed and distributed soon. The feedback received through the survey does genuinely help to inform the direction the Student Homes service takes, so please do take 5 minutes to let us know what you think!

16/12/2016 - Christmas and New Year Closure Information

The University Housing Services office will close at 3pm on Friday 23rd December and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. While we're away should you need any assistance please refer to the Christmas break information that you've been sent by email, and also to the guide we've created below.

Show me the Christmas Break Guide

We hope you have a lovely time over the festive period and enjoy some well deserved time off from your studies. 
Best wishes, The Student Homes Team.

Summer 2016 - New University of London properties on offer

Student Homes are increasing the number of students who are able to use the Student Homes service by now offering properties that are available to all full-time University of London students, in addition to the dedicated college properties that have always been offered. These properties are available to all full-time returning or post graduate students who study at a University of London institution, or a college that already subscribes to the Student Homes service.

Check out these new Student Homes properties - here

House Hunting is now underway :)

Find out more about the accommodation that Student Homes are offering:

Show Me the Properties

06/05/2016 - Register your interest in our properties

Register your interest

14/04/2016 - 2015/16 Tenant Satisfaction Survey... The Findings!

A BIG thank you to all of you who took part in the tenant satisfaction survey we conducted recently: we really appreciate you taking the time to feed back to us. The responses have been collected an analysed, take a look over the report below to find out what was said and how we intend to develop our service as a result.

Show me the 2015/16 tenant satisfaction survey report

13/04/2016 - Housing Fair & 2016/17 Accommodation

We'll begin marketing our 2016/17 Student Homes properties as of Friday 6th May, following the annual housing fair that the University of London Housing Services team host at Senate House each year. We'll be updating our website ready for the fair. For now, if you'd like, we can register your potential interest in 2016/17 properties in order that we can get in touch come May to let you know what we're offering and so you can set up viewings should you like to, or to proceed with a distance application – whatever works for you. If you do want us to register your interest please let us know.

26/02/2016 - Tenant Satisfaction Survey Live!

To let us know what you think of your accommodation and of the service you receive follow the link below, prizes are detailed on the post below... good luck! :)

Take me to the survey!

25/02/2016 - Annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey Due to Launch

Every year Student Homes launch a tenant satisfaction survey to find out how current tenants feel about their Student Home and the service they receive from the Student Homes team - the survey will be launched tomorrow! (Friday 26th February 2016). The prizes this year, which will be drawn after the survey closes (Friday 11th March 2016), will be:

1st Prize: A sunset climb for 2 at the 02 arena London on a Friday or Saturday evening of your choice.
2nd Prize: A £50 voucher of your choice - ITunes, Spotify, Love to Shop, Amazon etc.
3rd Prize: A £30 Everyman Cinema Giftcard.

Following feedback received from the 14/15 tenant satisfaction survey Student Homes arranged... for professional cleans to take place at all properties before new tenancies begin, for contents insurance to be in place for all tenants via Endsleigh, and have worked on improving the support available for tenants on our website and increasing awareness of this. The feedback received through the survey does genuinely help to inform the direction the Student Homes service takes, so please do take 5 minutes to let us know what you think of us!

04/01/2016 - Welcome back & a warm welcome for Justin!

Welcome back to those of you who headed home for the Christmas Break - we hope you had a good one and best wishes for 2016 of course! A warm welcome also to Justin - Justin has joined the Student Homes team as a property manager having worked in student accommodation management elsewhere in London for a number of years. We hope you find Justin to be as positive an addition to the team as we have.

We're also all back to normal now in terms of our office and contact hours.

18/12/2015 - Christmas Break Information

The University Housing Services office will close at 3pm on Wednesday 23rd December and re-open on Monday 4th January 2016. While we're away should you need any assistance please refer to the Christmas break information that you've been sent by email, and also to the guide we've created below.

Show me the Christmas Break Guide

We hope you have a lovely time over the festive period and enjoy some well deserved time off from your studies!
Best wishes, The Student Homes Team.

07/10/2015 - Rooms available for ALL full-time University of London students!

Student Homes have rooms in 3 properties which are now available to all full-time University of London students. If you're looking for accommodation or know someone who is take a look at the 'Rooms Available Now' section of our website.

Show me the rooms available now!

11/08/2015 - Flatmate Finder Events

Flatmate Finder Event

The Student Homes team remain busy assisting students who are looking for accommodation for the 2015/16 academic year. We're taking students who are in London out to visit our properties and are also assisting students who are overseas with their requests to complete distance applications.

If you're looking for accommodation individually and would like to wait until you arrive in London to secure a room have a look at the information available about the Flatmate Finder Event that our colleagues from the University of London Housing Services team are offering. We'll be there along with a number of other accommodation providers.

There are 2 Flatmate Finder Events being held: they are both between 3pm - 6pm on either Thursday 10th September or Friday 11th September.

You can find out more details and book your free tickets here:

Tell Me More about the Flatmate Finder Events

15/06/2015 - Parents Section of Website Go Lives
We've added a new section to our website dedicated to the parents of students who may look to live in, or who do opt to live in, Student Homes accommodation.

If your parents have any queries regarding Student Homes and the service we offer you can now direct them to this section or our website which contains advice, information, and guidance, which we hope they'll find both informative and useful.

29/05/2015 - Event for SOAS Students
Calling all SOAS students!!

Come and see us Thursday 4th June at Dinwiddy Hall between 11.30am and 2pm for information regarding Student Homes and what we have available for your accommodation needs in September. There will be information, leaflets and freebies!!

26/05/2015 - National BBQ Week
It's National BBQ Week and we want to ensure that whilst students and tenants enjoy the good weather and a good old British BBQ, that they do it both safely and responsibly. We have compiled a handy safety sheet for you to have a read of prior to your next BBQ.

Read the BBQ Safety Sheet

As the Student Homes service remains relatively new to the University of London, we hope this report demonstrates how we genuinely do consider and respond to feedback that we receive from our tenants.

06/05/2015 - We're on Twitter!
Student Homes are now on Twitter! We will be tweeting important topics and updates regarding our newest property additions on a daily basis.

Follow us @UoLStudentHomes

Don't forget we are also on Facebook... give us a like :)  

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