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Looking for accommodation

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Where to look

Due to the increasingly fast-paced nature of housing in London, it is difficult to keep up with all the developments in best places to look, but we have listed a few of the most common places as a starting point

Letting agents

There are a huge number of letting agents which vary by area. Try using a search engine with the name of the area you are looking in + 'letting agents' (eg 'Kings cross letting agents')


Gumtree has a large property section which can be narrowed by whether you are looking for a whole proprty or single rooms etc.

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This has both marketplace where you can find listings, but also lots of groups you can join where people list rooms available

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A direct website with landlords and has some wider options (such as pets).

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For more information about looking for accommodation, please see information on UAL’s accommodation website.


Contact the SU Advice Service

Email us

Usually the fastest way to contact us is to email using our contact form.

We always aim to reply within 5 working days, but often reply much sooner.

We generally answer in chronological order but if your issue is very time sensitive please mark your email 'Urgent' and we will try to get back to you as soon as we can.

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Book an appointment (new clients only)

If you prefer to speak to someone directly, and you have not spoken to us previously about the issue, you can book an appointment with an Advisor.

If you already have an Advisor assigned to you and you would like to speak to them please just email them directly - this will be usually be much faster than using the booking form!

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