Housing Information

ISA Housing provides the opportunity for students to experience aspects of the British lifestyle that are inaccessible to the average visitor of England. All dorms and non-university housing are either within a quick walking distance to the university or are conveniently located near public transit routes relative to the university. Travel times to the university vary, but generally range between 20 to 35 minutes. The experience of living in another culture will be both educational and rewarding so long as you stay open-minded and reasonable at all times. There are many differences in culture and lifestyle between life in England and the U.S. Remember: the key to a positive experience is flexibility. With this in mind, you can become a true Brit!

Dorms:

ISA students live in university residence halls with British and other international students. The University of Westminster and King's College London dorms are located throughout the city near public transit. Roehampton University, Kingston University and Queen Mary dorms are located on the acedmic campus. Neither the student or ISA has control over which dorm you are assigned to by the host university. University of Westminster students who choose 2 or more Media, Arts, and Design courses will be automatically housed in the Harrow Hall dormitory located on the Harrow campus located in Zone 4.

Students living in the dorm will typically have a single room, but could possibly be assigned to a shared room. They will share bathroom and kitchen facilities with 5-8 other students as well as a coin operated laundry room located within or near the dorm. Each residence hall includes additional facilities such as music, study and game rooms. The option to purchase a bedding pack is available for each session during the semester and summer. Each residence hall is equipped with DSL or wireless internet access. Meals and laundry service are not included.

A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in the case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

ISA Apartment:
Students living in the ISA apartments (non-university housing) will be placed with other ISA students. Only select London programs can choose to live in an ISA apartment (University of Westminster & King's College London students). Rent and electricty is included in the program price. Students are placed in fully furnished, centrally located housing that is located close to public transit routes. See the ISA London Google Map in the Culture Corner section for a visual on the location of each housing options. Accommodations typically house 4-5 students who share a fully equipped kitchen, lounge areas, TV & DVD player, free washing machines and internet access. Bedding is included. Meals, towels and laundry service are not included.

A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in the case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Independent Housing:
Students may opt to secure housing independently. Students who select this option receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price. Contact ISA for further details.

Master's Degree Students:
Please note that the ISA Apartment is included for approximately the first three months of a Master's Degree program. Housing in a graduate dormitory for Master's Degree students is only available for the full length of the program and will therefore result in an additional cost. Contact ISA for further details.