Birkbeck,
University of London

Secured a place at Birkbeck, University of London? Need a safe, comfortable place to stay while you’re there? Sanctuary Students can help!

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We are national providers of high-quality, low-cost student accommodation in London. We have properties across London including some within a short distance of Birkbeck, University of London, in Bloomsbury.

Our buildings deliver fully inclusive student accommodation in London. Standards are high and prices are low. They are designed specifically for students, including students at Birkbeck, University of London.

Staying with Sanctuary Students is about much more than just a room too!

Buildings are maintained to a high standard, rents are fully inclusive, rooms are fully furnished and equipped and there is everything here you could need to make the most of your time at university.

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Alliance House
Alliance House
Alliance House, Newington Green, London, N16 9QH
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£219.75
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Coopers Court
Coopers Court
10-14 Maplin Street, Mile End, London, E3 4SX
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£280
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Dinwiddy House
Dinwiddy House
189-205 Pentonville Road‎, Kings Cross, London, N1 9NF
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£211.86
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Don Gratton House
Don Gratton House
82 Old Montague Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 5NN
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£282
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Lilian Knowles House
Lilian Knowles House
50 Crispin St, London, E1 6HQ
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£198.86
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Manna Ash House
Manna Ash House
8-16 Pocock Street, Newington, London, SE1 0BW
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£351.00
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Paul Robeson House
Paul Robeson House
1 Penton Rise, London, WC1X 9EH
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£229.87
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The Craft Building
The Craft Building
12 Greatorex Street, London, E1 5NF
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£256
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Student housing FAQs

About Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London is within University of London, next to University College London, The British Museum, Euston Station and other amenities.

The university is highly regarded for some of its subjects. Most notably psychology, English language, literature, philosophy and supporting subjects.

It does offer plenty of other subjects, across 19 different departments including English, creative writing, theatre, culture and languages, art, film, media and cultural studies, computer science, economics, statistics, mathematics, management, law, criminology, biological sciences and many more.

There are around 11,500 students divided between undergraduates and postgraduates at the campus between Malet Street and Woburn Square in Bloomsbury. There are also smaller satellite campuses and teaching centres around the area.

Student life in London

Studying in a country’s capital is always going to be an interesting experience. There’s plenty to see and do, a real mix of cultures, languages, ways of life and plenty of history and culture.

Birkbeck, University of London is in a great part of town, in Bloomsbury. It’s a short distance from the main shopping areas of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road, Camden, Soho, Leicester Square, Carnaby Street, Saville Row and Covent Garden.

It’s also close to The British Museum, University of Westminster Cavendish Campus, The Regent's Park, Lincoln's Inn Fields, The Sherlock Holmes Museum, Charles Dickens Museum, The British Library and other cultural highlights.

There are also plenty of pubs, bars, cafés, nightclubs, parks, activities and more within a short walk, cycle, bus or tube ride from your door.

How far is your student accommodation from Birkbeck, University of London?

We have buildings within a very short distance away including on Pentonville Road‎ and Penton Rise, both of which are within walking distance of Birkbeck, University of London. We have other student accommodation in London that are a tube ride away too.

When should I book my Birkbeck, University of London accommodation?

As you can imagine, London is an exceptionally popular place to study, so we would recommend booking your Birkbeck, University of London accommodation as soon as your place is confirmed.

How can I pay for my student accommodation in London?

Rent can be paid using your Sanctuary Students account. The account controls everything about your accommodation and is your one-stop shop for everything while you’re with us. You can pay via debit or credit card using recurring payment.

Students from overseas can use the Convera payment portal. The portal supports many international payment methods and allows you to pay rent in your home currency. There is also the facility for parents or family to pay your rent on your behalf too!

What’s included in the rent?

Everything is included in the rent! All our London student accommodation is fully inclusive and also fully furnished and equipped. That includes all bills like broadband, water, heating, electricity, cleaning of social areas, security and contents insurance.

Is your Birkbeck, University of London accommodation secure?

Yes, our Birkbeck, University of London accommodation is secure. Doors are secured with keycards, your room is fully lockable and most buildings are covered by CCTV. We want you to enjoy your time with us so do everything we can to keep you and your stuff safe and secure!

Can I stay with friends?

Yes, you can stay with friends when you stay with Sanctuary Students. If you book early enough and tell us who your friends are and have your friends do the same, we’ll do our very best to put you all together.

We make no promises, though, as our London student accommodation is exceptionally popular!

Can I view my Birkbeck, University of London accommodation before booking?

Yes, you can view your Birkbeck, University of London accommodation before you book. You’ll see the option to arrange a viewing next to any available student building. Select that option, give us three dates and we’ll book you in.

We’ll show you the exact room you’ll be staying in wherever possible, otherwise we’ll show you something exactly like it.

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Transport in London

As Britain’s capital, transport links into and out of London are plentiful.

London has access to multiple airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, London City, Stansted and Luton. All are linked to the city via road, rail and coach.

London has multiple railway stations that cover the entire United Kingdom and Europe. Stations include London Liverpool Street, St Pancras International, King's Cross St Pancras, Waterloo, Paddington and many others.

The London Underground (tube) covers the entire city of London with several lines criss-crossing the city including Russell Square, Warren Street, Tottenham Court Road and London Euston Station, which are all just minutes from your student accommodation.

London also has lots of road links but driving in the city can be a challenge. There is also the London Congestion Charge to consider as well as parking!

London city guide

Find out more about living and studying in London