Whilst Imperial can offer College halls accommodation for first year undergraduates, the majority of students will need to arrange private accommodation beyond this.
It can seem like a daunting task to find private accommodation but there is plenty of help available to make living in London an easy ride. The Student Hub can help you find accommodation in the private sector. The following pages are packed full of useful information to help you find your perfect home.
Be aware of fraud and view the Fraud Warning issued by the Metropolitan Police.
See below for a step-by-step guide for renting accommodation in the private sector
Guide for finding private accommodation
Think about your overall housing journey and take your time in this process, check out the timeline for the best times to look for accommodation.
1. Decide when to start your search
Find out when is the best time to start searching for private accommodation
3. Decide type of accommodation
Decide the type of accommodation you will opt for - whether you want to live alone or share with your friends
5. Viewing properties
Things you need to consider and look out for when you are out and about viewing a property
Finding Private Accommodation - your video guide
Finding a house in the private sector can feel like a daunting task. In this short video, we outline the key components of what to expect from the process, including searching, budgeting, inventories and deposits.