City University student accommodation

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Studying at City University London

City University  London is an independent member institution of the University of London.  It has around 40 academic departments and centres organised into five schools.

City offers over 61 undergraduate and 150 taught postgraduate courses.  It attracts students from over 150 countries, making up 40% of the student population.

It has all the benefits students expect of a London university – strong links with business and industry for career development, an inclusive and diverse community from across the world, and unbeatable opportunities for sport, culture and entertainment.


Student accommodation at City University London

The university’s main campus is in Central London in the London Borough of Islington, with additional campuses in Islington, the City, the West End and East End.

Many of those studying at City choose to live in student residences such as Goodenough College, which is just over 1km away.  With its lively social and intellectual programme of activities and Scholarship opportunities, Goodenough College is an attractive and cost-effective choice for City students.

Goodenough is an educational charity dedicated to bringing together some of the world’s brightest minds in one community.  To achieve that goal, it offers a number of Scholarships to help talented students from less privileged backgrounds to afford to live at the College.  Students who have lived at Goodenough see themselves as part of a special community, which is why the College has such a thriving international Alumni community.


Accommodation types

There are many accommodation options available for postgraduate students here at Goodenough College. Options are available for individuals looking for a place to study, couples and families who have someone studying a postgraduate course.

Accommodation types range from single study bedrooms with and without en suites and small studio flats for individuals, double rooms with en suites, large studio flats and one-bedroom flats for couples and two-three-bedroom flats that are perfect for those with families so there is accommodation available for all.

All rooms include the essentials; a bed, access to bathroom and shower facilities, storage space, wifi and central heating.

To enquire  about our City University London accommodation availability, please contact us.


How to get to City University from Goodenough College

Your journey to and from City University to Goodenough College is easy.  Being only 1.4km away, you can walk it within 20 minutes, or cycle it within 6 minutes.  There are also several buses that will drop you nearby.


Campus locations

City is in an ideal location for students.  The main Northampton Square campus is close to Shoreditch, which is popular with students for its eclectic mix of bars, clubs and eating venues.  City is also walking distance to Central London and the West End, with dozens of world-class museums, galleries and theatres, plus thousands of restaurants, bars and clubs to suit any taste.  The world-famous Oxford Street is also within walking distance for those who enjoy shopping.

Euston and Kings Cross St Pancras are both close by – with connections across the UK and Europe via Eurostar – making it ideal for international visitors.


Contact us for more information on living in Goodenough while studying at City University London.