Best Places to live in London as student

07/08/2023 14:28:31

At Stuhomes we know how much of a task it is choosing where to live, especially in London. Different areas can offer such different experiences but lucky for you we’re here to help. With our handy guide below, we can help you find the perfect location.


Farringdon is a historical area with cobblestone streets and famed for having over 300 shops selling diamonds and the finest jewellery. This area is overlooked by the impressive skyscrapers of the business district and the West End, which is any shopper’s paradise, is walkable.

The transport links from this central London location are excellent, making it easy to get to any central London university, with Kings College London and LSE a short walk from Stuhomes Kirby Street.


The creative, and vibrant atmosphere of Shoreditch makes it the best place for any student seeking a unique experience. It’s renowned for its thriving art scene so students with a passion for art and creativity will feel at home. The food scene is as diverse as its people with a plethora of cafes, food markets and restaurants offering a culinary adventure right on your doorstep. The area comes alive after dark with a vibrant nightlife with a variety of bars, clubs, and pop-up food stalls.

Shoreditch has both an overline and underground service, making it easy to get to any central London university, If this sounds like your vibe checkout our East Central House.


If you like plenty of greenery, theatres on your doorstep as well as quality restaurants then Islington, located in the North London, is right for you.

With charming cafes and bustling food markets, there’s options to suit all tastes (and budgets!). Trendy boutiques and antique shops make discovering unique fashion finds a treat. Whilst in the heart of London there are plenty of open spaces like Highbury Fields that are perfect for outdoor studying or socialising. The mix of bars and clubs make Islington not only the place to be during the day, but the perfect place to play at night. With The University of London a 6-minute walk away, and all the other major universities a short commute away this is the perfect location for relaxed living. And our Student Living Heights puts you right in the middle of all the action!


The ever-evolving district of Tottenham provides a mix of cultural diversity in a more affordable part of London where we have a 225-room property that is perfect for anyone studying at any central London university, as the area has excellent public transport links that can get you into the centre of London within 15 minutes.

Thanks to the cultural diversity of this area, you’ll be able to pick up ingredients to cook any cuisine you desire and if you’re a football fan it’s worth knowing you’ll be on the doorstep to Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Studying can be stressful so this area is a great antidote to living and studying in London because when you need to take a break from your studies, you’ll be able to enjoy the wildlife and water sports at the nearby Lee Valley.

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