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Accommodation

Welcome to Queen Mary Accommodation!

At Queen Mary, you can experience campus life while living in one of the most exciting cities in the world. We provide a range of affordable accommodation on or near our campuses in Mile End, Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square. Whether you want to live in halls, private housing, privately built student accommodation or elsewhere, we offer support to help you choose what’s right for you.

There are two teams looking after student housing needs at Queen Mary, whether you choose to live in halls or in alternative housing.

Housing Services

The Housing Services team provides you with the guidance you need to ensure that you find suitable housing during your studies at Queen Mary. The team handle pre-arrival enquiries including halls applications and room allocations for both Queen Mary owned and nominated halls of residences. Information regarding application eligibility and room allocations can be found on our dedicated webpages.

The Housing Services team also manage all residential fee payments. The team provide advice on a range of financial enquiries, including 1:1 debt counselling sessions. We offer a range of payment plans from splitting your residential fees into termly instalments to align with Student Finance England payments, or monthly options depending on how you are financing your stay at University.

A comprehensive alternative housing advice service is available to all students and staff at Queen Mary. Our experienced team provide advice and guidance on all aspects of private renting and alternative housing options via our comprehensive range of resources. Whether you’re looking for a single room, self-contained studio or within a flat /house share with friends, Housing Services can help. We offer a free contract reading service, as well as advice and guidance on all aspects of renting in the private sector including information on when and where to look for accommodation, tenancy agreements and legal advice.

Residential Life

Where you'll live

The Residential Life team provides you with all you need to ensure your time in Queen Mary Halls is rewarding and productive. The support provided enables you to live freely and ensures you stay connected as part of the Queen Mary community. From a Welcome Programme when you arrive, to events throughout the year, we are here to help you build relationships with other residentand to give you the opportunity to take part in activities which support your wellbeing. 

A 24-hour Reception acts as your first point of contact for all matters relating to Queen Mary Halls, including maintenance and cleaning.  

The Residential Welfare team can help you with adjusting to life in Queen Mary Halls; promoting wellbeing and offering support with both physical and mental health. They work closely with other Queen Mary support services such as Academic Support Officers, the Disability and Dyslexia Service and Advice and Counselling and are able to assist with fast track referrals when needed. The team also help with the management of disciplinary matters in halls and provide mediation between flatmates if needed. 

Being a resident in Queen Mary Halls also brings exclusive offers through the Residents’ Rewards Card and bespoke wellbeing, celebration and pop up events on and offline. To ensure you are connected with everything going on, there is a dedicated newsletter: the Residents’ Roundup, a Residential Life website as well as our Instagram profile @qm_halls 

We look forward to welcoming you to Queen Mary Halls.