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Where you'll live

Where you'll live

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. Find out about where you could live when you study with us.

Whether you want to live in halls, private rental accommodation or elsewhere, we offer support to help you choose what’s right for you. Click the link below to find out more about our accommodation application process

Our accommodation guarantee to you

All new Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Foundation students joining Queen Mary in September 2023 for their first year of study, will be guaranteed accommodation in University halls of residence or with one of our partner providers, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria. Accommodation applications are now open.

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I loved living in halls. I was with a range of students – some were international, some were home, everyone was doing different courses.
— Talhah Atcha, President of the Students' Union

Your home in London

London is an incredible city to live in, and your time here will give you plenty of opportunities to explore. Getting
around has never been easier, and our two largest campuses, Mile End and Whitechapel, are well connected to the rest of the city, UK, and further afield.

Living in Queen Mary accommodation gives you the opportunity to study and socialise with students from all over the world. Many people will be away from home for the first time, and you’ll enjoy the adventure together as part of the Queen Mary community.

Our largest campus, in Mile End, is one of the largest self-contained campuses in London. Located alongside the historic Regent’s Canal, it has everything you need to live, study and socialise, from cafes, bars and a nightclub to a 24-hour library, computer labs and sports facilities. We also have campuses at Whitechapel, Charterhouse Square and West Smithfield for medicine and dentistry students. When you live on or near our campuses, you’ll be just minutes from your classes and the social hub of Queen Mary.

QM accommodation canal
Students canal accommodation

Undergraduate accommodation

We provide a range of living options, including rooms with ensuite bathrooms. These include almost 2,250 rooms in self-catering residences on or near the Mile End campus, 360 rooms for Medicine and Dentistry students, in Whitechapel and the City of London, 26 rooms adapted for students with mobility impairments (12 specifically for wheelchair users and 18 rooms adapted for deaf or hard-of-hearing students. 

Students sitting in accommodation
Students walking by accommodation

Postgraduate accommodation

Aspire Point is a new development in Stratford, which provides affordable living and study space for 445 postgraduate students. This iconic student residence has stunning views over London and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It is a short (20 minute) bus journey away from our Mile End campus. We also offer 251 living and study spaces in Sherren House, with our partner provider Unite Students. This is less than 10 minutes’ walk to our main campus in Mile End and close to popular areas such as Brick Lane and Shoreditch.

Aspire Point communal area
Kitchen for postgraduate students


We aim to make sure that you feel safe and secure during your time at Queen Mary. A 24-hour reception is available to answer questions and for reporting cleaning and maintenance issues, our residential support team are always at hand to help with any issues and to help keep you safe and secure, we have security officers on campus 24 hours a day and CCTV cameras covering public areas of our campus.

You can find out more information on support and updates here

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