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ISA Office

The ISA London office is centrally located in London just a block away from the largest shopping street in London, Oxford Street. The office has easy access to public transportation. It is a great place to obtain travel advice, relax or simply visit with other students and staff. Additionally, as an ISA student, you will have full access to all the resources available at the University of Westminster, King's College London, Roehampton University, and the FSU London Study Centre campuses, including academic advising, tutoring, libraries and internet access.

During normal office hours, ISA students will gather for regular meetings with the Resident Staff, find out about upcoming excursions, learn about activities and cultural events, and utilize academic and travel resources. The office is also equipped with wireless internet access, a kitchen facility, and a meeting room with television, DVD, and CD player.

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The Universities

University of Westminster
The University of Westminster has 4 main campuses through out London (Harrow Campus, Cavendish Campus, Marylebone Campus, and Regent Campus). Students may have the opportunity to take courses at multiple locations. Students taking classes at the Regent and Cavendish Campuses will find themselves near Oxford Street (the longest shopping street in the world), SoHo, and the extraordinary British Museum. Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum and the beautiful Regent's Park are located just across the street from the Marylebone Campus. Students enrolled in courses at Harrow Campus will be provided with the opportunity to study on a true campus environment, as opposed to the urban settings where the other campuses are set. Students should be advised that the commute from central London to the Harrow Campus takes approximately 45 minutes by tube (subway).

King's College London
King's College has 4 campuses located throughout central London (Strand Campus, Waterloo Campus, Guy's Campus, and King's St. Thomas Hospital). Students will have the opportunity to take courses at mutiple locations. The Strand and Waterloo campuses are located along the banks of the River Thames and are within walking distance of each other. The campuses are close to the London Eye and other infamous London attractions.

Roehampton University
Roehampton University is located in Zone 3 in southwest London, just south of the River Thames. The areas nearest Roehampton University are Putney, Richmond, and Hammersmith. Students will also be able to take advantage of the surrounding green space as Richmond Park, the largest of London's parks, and Wimbledon Common are within close proximity to the university campus. Not to mention the university and closeness of the infamous Wimbledon stadium!

Florida State University London Study Centre
Located in historic Bloomsbury, a stone's throw from the West End Theatre District and housed in a row of seventeenth-century townhouses, the London Study Centre combines modern convenience with an historic setting.

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ISA Housing

University of Westminster
Westminster students generally stay in the ISA apartments or Alexander Fleming Residence Hall. This residence hall is conviently located near the Old Street tube stop. Students should expect a 20-30 minute commute to and from campus from either accomodation. Harrow Hall is located on the Harrow Campus for students taking the majority of their classes here (students who take the majority of their classes in Media, Arts, and Design will be housed in the Harrow Dormitory). The Harrow Campus provides students a more suburban lifestyle.

King's College London

King's College students generally stay in the ISA Apartments or in th Stamford Street Apartments or Great Dover Street Apartments through King's College. The Stamford Street Apartments are located south of the River Thames and within walking distance of the Waterloo and Strand campuses. The Waterloo tube stop and Waterloo train station are conveniently located by the apartments. Also Within close proximity are the National Theatre, Tate Modern, and other popular Central London attractions. The Great Dover Street Apartments are located a 10-15 minute commute from the Waterloo and Strand campuses. The Bourough tube stop and Waterloo train station are located near the Great Dover Street Apartments.

Roehampton University
Roehampton University students will stay in campus dorms, located on or around the university campus. As the campus is more a tradtional campus, students will only be a short walk from their classrooms. Roehampton students do not have the option of living in the ISA apartments.

Florida State Univeristy London Study Centre
Theatre Studies students will be housed in the ISA apartments or in International Student housing located close to King's Cross station or at the Spitalfields location. The accomodations are within easy travel distance to the FSU Study Centre where classes are held.

A $750 refundable housing deposit will be charged to students living in the ISA London Dorms or Apartments.

Street scene in Highgate Neighborhood, where one of the University of Westminster dorms is located. To find out more about housing assignments, please visit the Housing section of the London page.