Queen Mary Summer School

Make us your London home


Studying at the Queen Mary Summer School not only offers you the opportunity to study at one of the top universities in the UK, it also gives you the chance to experience life as a Londoner.

As a Queen Mary Summer School student, you will be offered a place on campus in our comfortable accommodation. You’ll have an en-suite single room in one of our self-catering flats, so you can meet other students and make friends while you are here.

Our modern campus is a peaceful oasis in a busy city, set beside the Regent’s Canal, looking on to Mile End Park. It has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere: with plenty of greenery and attractive outdoor spaces here, so it’s easy to forget that you’re in the middle of a busy capital city. We hope that it will soon feel like your London home.


Campus life

Our campus has a friendly community of staff and students, and is noted for its safety and convenience. You’ll just be a short walk away from your classes. On campus, we also have two grocery shops, four cafés, two restaurants, a bar, a health and fitness centre, a bookshop and a bank. As a Summer School student, you will have full access to all of these facilities.

Queen Mary is also located in the heart of London’s East End – arguably London’s most vibrant neighbourhoods! Click here to find out more.

What is provided with your accommodation?

Each of our rooms are single, en-suite rooms with a shared kitchen. Each room comes with a bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, mini-fridge and bathroom. Bedding and towels are provided.

Please note that there will be no catering equipment provided in your shared kitchen.

There will also be a deep-clean of the communal areas (kitchen and hallways) once a week.

You will be provided with free Wi-Fi.

Accommodation fees

On-campus accommodation costs approximately £500 per session.

Please note that you are welcome to book a room for dates that suit you, at an additional cost of approximately £24 per night.

Meal plans are available to purchase, so there’s one less thing to think about during your time with us this summer! Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily in our onsite cafeteria, The Curve.

Breakfast only - £105
Breakfast plus one main meal - £295

Booking your accommodation

Accommodation for Summer School students is managed centrally by the Queen Mary Residences team. To apply for a room on campus, you must indicate on your application form that you would like accommodation and you will then be added to our reservation list.

Once booking opens in mid-March, you will be invited to apply for a room via email. After completing the online application form, you will be offered a room on campus. To accept this offer, you must pay a £300 deposit. The rest of the fee will be payable when you arrive on campus.

The residence team will send you arrivals information and instructions for accessing your room.  

Please note that we are unable to guarantee accommodation for all students, and accommodation will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis.

Important Dates

When you fill out your application form, you must specify whether you would like on-campus accommodation. You will be then placed on a reservation list until booking opens in mid-March 2019.

Session 1

Check in at 14:00 on 30 June 2019
Check out at 10:00 on 20 July 2019.

Session 2

Check in at 14:00 on 21 July 2019
Check out at 10:00 on 10 August 2019.

 Please note: if you have any concerns about accommodation and accessibility, please get in touch as soon as possible summerschool@qmul.ac.uk.

I was very satisfied with the campus location because it wasn't in the middle of all the tourism/large crowds of people. It was very calming to return to it at the end of the day.
— Eleanor Skladman from the USA, British Horror and Fantasy Cinema, and London Performance Past and Present