Goldsmiths offers good quality, reasonably priced accommodation, with rents comparable to similar universities in London.

At Goldsmiths there are a variety of accommodation options:

About the Goldsmiths halls of residence


  • Priority is given to new full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students living outside of London travelcard zones 1-9* [*deadlines apply].
  • There are just over 1,000 places in houses and purpose-built residences available within walking distance of Goldsmiths.
  • Over 800 rooms have their own en suite facilities (showers, washbasins and toilets).
  • The accommodation consists of single study bedrooms in buildings ranging from converted period houses to more traditional halls of residence.
  • All accommodation is self-catered, containing shared kitchens and all of our halls have the facility to connect to the internet. This ranges from direct room access, wireless common rooms and personal telephone lines (private contracts would be required at an additional cost).
  • All of the accommodation is mixed. Each hall has a variety of students from different degrees and of different nationalities, giving you the opportunity to mix with a wide range of people.
  • Every hall also has a team of staff nearby, including administrative staff, Resident Assistants, and security. There will always be someone available to contact day and night.

Take a look around some some of our halls of residence.

Explore our accommodation


We're in the process of updating our costs for 2014 accommodation, and will publish that information here soon. In the meantime, here were our accommodation costs for last year:

Costs (per person, per week, 2013-14)
Single room, self-catering: £99 to £204, depending on facilities.

Accommodation fees include all the costs, including utility bills and contents insurance, meaning that budgeting becomes relatively simple.

Accommodation fees 2013-14

How to apply

We're in the process of updating this information, and will let you know soon how to apply for accommodation for 2014.


Accommodation Office
+44 (0)20 7919 7130

Content last modified: 04 Apr 2014

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