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Let us help you start your housing journey.

Key information

When is it?
Monday 5 March

Where is it?
16:30: Exhibition in the Queen's Tower Rooms
18:00 - 18:30: Introduction talk in the Great Hall

Worried about moving out of halls? Unsure about when and where to look for accommodation?

The Student Hub is holding the annual Private Housing Talk and exhibition on Monday 5 March to help you start your housing journey in the private sector. 

This evening is designed to introduce you to the basics of finding private accommodation from when to start looking, the types of accommodation on offer, the importance of finding the right flatmates and London areas you may want to consider living in and an idea of their rents.

The evening runs from 16:30 to 19:00, with an exhibition in the Queen's Tower Room's where you will be able to meet local estate agents and private halls providers. 

This will be followed by a presentation at 18:00 in the Great Hall, with our Student Hub team and representatives of the Student Union talking you through the basics of finding private accommodation.

Topics will include:

  • When and where to start looking
  • Most popular areas in London
  • Your rights as a tenant
  • Typical rent and associated costs
  • Understanding contracts
  • Safety and security