LSE student accommodation


LSE is a world-leading university specialising in the social sciences. It is committed to building a vibrant, equitable and truly inclusive environment in which staff and students from all over the world come together.

LSE offers 156 courses, with a range of graduate study options, from diploma and executive programmes to taught Master’s and research programmes. The School has grown from 200 students in 1895 to around 11,000 students and 3,000 staff today. Students from over 140 countries study at the LSE, and international students make up 70% of the total student population. Nearly 55% of all students are postgraduates.

Student accommodation

Each year, LSE allocates accommodation to over 4,000 students in its own halls, in University of London intercollegiate residences and in private halls.  It also offers short-term rooms in halls over the summer.

Goodenough College is a popular choice for postgraduates studying at LSE who appreciate the cameraderie and amenities found when living in a hall.  Goodenough College provides a friendly “home from home” for postgraduate students from all around the world; giving its student Members a cost-effective central London base, opportunities to take part in a huge range of social, and intellectual events and the chance to make friends and contacts from around the globe.

Goodenough College accommodation

Situated in the heart of London, Goodenough’s award-winning student accommodation is available for individuals, couples, and families. There are also sabbatical flats and suites available as well as short term summer lettings.

Accommodation types:

  • Single study bedroom with shared bathroom
  • Single en suite rooms
  • Small studio flats
  • Double rooms with en suite bathrooms
  • Large studio flats
  • One-bedroom student flats
  • Two-bedroom flats – for families
  • Three-bedroom flats – for families
  • Accessible accommodation

About Goodenough College

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 several 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.

How to get to LSE from Goodenough College

LSE is 1.6km away from the Goodenough College and can be walked within 21 minutes or cycled within 12 minutes.  You can also use local buses.

Campus locations

LSE, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE.

LSE looks out over the London skyline and is based on one campus in the centre of London.


Contact us for more information on living in Goodenough while studying at LSE.