If you are a postgraduate, study abroad or Associate student, you can find out more about accommodation opportunities available to you on this page.
January 2021 accommodation guarantee
We are delighted to say that postgraduate students joining Queen Mary in January 2021 will be guaranteed accommodation in one of our residences or one run by a partner.
Students who receive an offer of study will be emailed a link to register for accommodation upon accepting their place on the chosen degree programme and will be able to apply for accommodation via the applicant portal.
The majority of our postgraduate accommodation is en-suite single bedrooms but there are a variety of options available depending on your budget.
Our Residential Services and Support pages have further details of the available accommodation. Should you have any questions about the accommodation guarantee, or your January 2021 application, then please contact us stating your name and application ID number.
Living near campus
Finding the right place to live is important - especially if you are moving away from home for the first time.
We’re pleased to announce that from September 2018, Aspire Point will become home to 445 Queen Mary postgraduate students. This brand new development in Stratford will provide affordable living and study space in an iconic student residence with stunning views over London and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Aspire Point is a short (20 minute) bus journey away from our Mile End campus.
We also offer postgraduate accommodation in Stepney Green with our partner provider, Unite Students, less than 10 minutes’ walk from our main campus in Mile End and a short journey to the popular areas of Brick Lane and Shoreditch.
Set alongside the picturesque Regent’s Canal, our campus offers facilities, including the Library, lecture halls, shops, cafes, the launderette and the gym. With everything in such close proximity, our students are able to enjoy the ease that comes with campus life.
The campus environment makes for a strong and close-knit community. There is always someone around to help, chat to or just point you in the right direction.
We also offer accommodation for our Medicine and Dentistry students at our Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square campuses. This means you can live with people on a similar course, close to our clinical facilities.
Please refer to the Residences website for details of all Housing options and how to apply.
Renting in the local area
For students not living on campus, our Housing Services team can help you find suitable alternative housing options in the local area, which are plentiful. This includes student house and flat shares, private student accommodation and homestay opportunities.
The team will provide you with lots of support and guidance to help ease your transition into university life. They can also put you in touch with other students seeking off-campus accommodation.
Commuting to campus
Commuters won’t find themselves alone at Queen Mary; many of our students choose to commute to campus from Greater London and just outside London. We even have a Commuters' Society, so you can get to know other people who are living at home and find a commuting buddy.
As a commuter to Queen Mary, I haven’t found the experience to be any different than it would’ve been if I’d lived on campus. I still made friends really quickly in Welcome Week, I’m involved in lots of societies and I’m active in the Students’ Union. I’ve enjoyed being a commuter.
Joe Vinson, Law LLB 2019