Week 3: Home Away from Home
For many of you, this may be your first time living away from home. For others, this may be your first time living in London or even in the UK! Whether you've been living here for years or you're just about to arrive, whether you're planning on living on halls or finding private accommodation, we've got information and advice for you.
Find out about the support available in halls of residence through our Student Residence Advisers (SRAs).
Important info to get you started:
- UCL Accommodation website
- Housing Advice from UCL students and professionals
- Council Tax Exemption
- Right to Rent
- Find more videos like the one below on UCL Accommodation's YouTube channel
- Your rights as a tenant: 5 things you need to know
Living with housemates can be great fun but can also present its own challenges. read our article for our top tips on how to make sure everything runs smoothly.
Check out our article on moving into halls for a video made by UCL Accommodation showing you what to expect on your very first weekend!
A team of 3-6 Student Residence Advisers live in each UCL Halls of Residence. Mitesh Vagadia, Head Warden of Ramsay Hall is here to tell us what they do and how they can help you during your first year!
Unfortunately, housing scams exist - but with the help of this article, you'llbe able to spot one a mile off and will know how to avoid them.
For those of you not joining us in halls of residences in September, you are likely to be already thinking about finding your private accommodation. This article will help you work out where to begin!