You are on page 1of 19

STUDENT

RESIDENCES
GUIDE
201617
Kings Residences Guide 201617
CONTENTS PAGE NO

Living in London P2
Welcome
Kings College London Residences P3

Where will I live? P4


Beginning university is an exciting and, perhaps,
daunting step. You will be faced with many choices
Our residences P5
and opportunities. Our residences are designed to
Angel Lane P8 enhance your overall university experience.
Champion Hill P8 Our goal is to provide a safe and vibrant living and learning environment,
focusing on your academic success and social interaction. Learning at
Ewen Henderson Court P10
university takes place both inside and outside the classroom and we
Great Dover Street Apartments P10 aim to provide you with a positive space to support your studies.
For many of you, this will be your first time living in residences.
Intercollegiate Halls P12
Residence life is a programme organised by the Residence Team.
Iris Brook & Orchard Lisle P12 Its aim is to look at the different aspects of living in residences, including
your health, well-being, social activities and the support that is available
Julian Markham House P14 for you. The current programme includes sustainability, personal
finances, healthy eating and general wellbeing practices and is driven
Moonraker Point P14
by the students themselves, represented by the Residence Life Team.
Stamford Street Apartments P16 This brochure provides information for you to consider the type
of accommodation you would like. For more detailed information,
Stratford One P16
visit www.kcl.ac.uk/accomm where you will find all of the essential
Wolfson House P18 information you need about our accommodation and the
application process.
Tower Bridge P18
We look forward to welcoming you to our residences.
Urbanest Westminster P20
Kings Residences
Urbanest Hoxton P20

Residence fees P22

How to apply P22

Residence life P24

p1
Kings College London Residences
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


Located in London zones 1& 2, with easy access to all our campuses, Kings
Residences provide a comfortable and safe environment to all our students.

Living in London
London is one of the worlds most
remarkable and exciting cities, with
something to offer everyone.
The fantastic diversity of population and lifestyles is
reflected through its wide-ranging cuisine, eclectic
shops, thriving music scene, and colourful festivals.
Relax in Hyde Park, catch the spectacular view of
the city from the London Eye, or escape from the
bustling capital to enjoy a relaxing weekend away Urbanest Hoxton
at the beaches in Brighton or Bournemouth, all just
an easy train ride away!
Take a tour on the traditional London double- ACCOMMODATION GUARANTEE A WIDE RANGE OF ACCOMMODATION STUDENT EXPERIENCE
decker bus and explore famous sights such as Big UK, EU or international With more than 5,200 rooms, Life in our residences is
Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. undergraduate and international we provide an extensive range an important part of your
We hope that you experience many of the delights this postgraduates are guaranteed* of great value accommodation, student experience, and our
city has to offer. London buzzes night and day with an a place in residences for their first from traditional buildings to dedicated Residence Life Team
unforgettable energy, and each area of the city has its year of study. We offer a range of modern developments, self- and wardens will be at hand
own distinct atmosphere. Central London, where contract length (40,41,48 and contained studios to non en-suite throughout the year looking
many of the campuses are located is in the heart of the 51 weeks) to suit student needs rooms. Catered residences are also after your well-being and health,
city. Its made up of many districts from the iconic and avoid having to vacate your available through the University and organising social events.
City of Westminster to the City of London, the main room during Christmas and of London Intercollegiate Halls.
financial area of the capital. This central area has a Easter holidays. SAFETY IN RESIDENCES
dense concentration of landmarks, theatres, museums, ALL-INCLUSIVE RENT Receptionists and security staff are
nightspots and famous shopping areas like Covent No need to worry about additional available 24 hours a day, 7 days a
Garden and Oxford Street. living costs, as your fees are week in all our residences. Swipe
inclusive of all utility bills (such as card access and CCTV are also
p2 electricity) and wifi. You will also installed in all our residences. p3
*Subject to conditions. See page 26
have free access to the BeActive
accommodation guarantee. Halls programme.
Where will I live? Our residences
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


HAMPST EAD HEATH
FI
NC
HL
EY
RO
AD

HAMPSTEAD ISLINGTON

PRIMROSE
Stratford One p16
HILL

Angel Lane p8
Urbanest p20
Hoxton
REGENT S PARK VICTOR IA
RD
ON PARK
ST
EU
Strand
BLOOMSBURY Campus

N HO L BO
Intercollegiate Halls p12 HO
L BOR RN Guys

CHANCERY
GH
Campus

LANE
OX FO R D
ST R E E
T
HI
H
ALLOCATION PROCESS ACCESSIBLE ROOMS
ALDWYC

ND
WEST END S TRA
Orchard Lisle p12
CITY A number of accommodation Kings residences endeavour
IL
LY
House types are available both on and to make reasonable adjustments
AD Iris Brook House p12
KENSINGTON
GARD ENS
HYD E
PARK PI
CC
Tower Bridge p18 off campus. When applying, to support individuals who, due
ST
applicants should state their main to disability, a long-term medical

ST
H O L LAND GREEN ST T
JAMESS HO

GH
PARK PARK MAS
criteria when choosing their condition or sensory or physical
W

PA RK ST

HI
AT
ER

H
accommodation. Rooms will be impairment physical or sensory
LO
A LACE

UG
WESTMINSTER
O

Wolfson House p18


RO
RD

allocated using a ballot system impairments, require prioritisation,


L AMB ETH P

BO

St Thomas Great Dover Street


RO AD

p10
The Defence Studies Department
D Campus ETH R
OAD Apartments based on the criteria selected adapted accommodation or a
provides academic support to the OA LAMB

UK Joint Services Command and S


R
Moonraker Point p14 (i.e. budget and room type). particular location to help them
NG Urbanest
KI Julian Markham
Westminster p20 House
p14 Stamford Street p16 Please see our 2016/17 participate fully and enjoy a
based at Shrivenham, Wiltshire. Bridge OVAL Apartments
Accommodation Policy fulfilling university experience,
WA L

Ewen Henderson Court p10 for more details. in line with the Equality Act 2010.
Waterloo
W O RT

between Oxford and Swindon; the


nearest railway station is Swindon. BAT T ERSEA Campus For more information on priority
H R OA D

PARK
COUPLES AND FAMILIES ACCOMMODATION accommodation please visit our
PECKHAM ROAD
DE NY We do offer a limited amount of website kcl.ac.uk/accomm.
AD

S P IG
RO

C R EP A R K
M E S

CHELSEA
Denmark Hill accommodations for couples and
M
HA

Campus families. To be eligible for couples FEMALE ONLY UNITS


AP
H A

CL

and families accommodation one We have a number of female only


T

HILL

DENMARK
R I V E
R
HILL
PECKHAM RYE
COMMON
applicant should be a full-time units in our residences and you will
AR K

RUSKIN student at Kings College London. be able to indicate this request on


NM

CLAPHAM PARK
Please note that these units will your application form. Please note
DE

COMMON
Champion Hill p8
Residence
be allocated in order of receipt that these units will be allocated in
WA N D S W O R T H
BROCKW ELL of application forms. order of receipt of application form.
PA RK
For more information, please visit
our website: kcl.ac.uk/accomm.

p4 p5
Accommodation guarantee
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


All new undergraduate and international postgraduate
applicants are guaranteed accommodation for their first
year of study if they meet the following conditions:
Kings College London is your PARTNERSHIP ACCOMMODATION
firm choice for the 201617 If you are offered accommodation
academic year and you are at one of our partners: University
enrolled on a full-time course. Of London (Intercollegiate halls)
Student must apply no later or Fresh Student Living (Iris Brook
than the application closing & Orchard Lisle) we will manage
date as stated on our website. your application and allocation
but your contract will be with
Applicant must be over 17
the private provider who owns
years old on entry to be eligible
the scheme.
to apply for.

Universities UK
Code of Practice
The residences are managed in accordance with the
Universities UK Code of Practice. This guarantees that
we provide you with a living environment that is both
safe and of good quality whilst you live and study at
the university.
The Code protects students For further information, please
rights to safe, good quality go to www.universitiesuk.ac.uk
accommodation, wherever they and www.uukcode.info.
are studying, and makes sure they
get the best out of their time living
in university or college residences.
It outlines everything students can
expect from their accommodation
as well as their responsibilities
as tenants.

p6 Courtyard of the Strand p7


Angel
Lane
Address:
Angel Lane

Angel Lane, Stratford,


London E15 1BL

Weekly fees 2016/17:


En-suite: 189
Opened in September 2015, Studio: 231
Angel Lane is a state of the art student
residence with rooftop terraces and Contract length:
panoramic views over Stratford. You 40, 41, 48 and 51 weeks.
can choose from a range of spacious Facilities include:
en-suite rooms in a flat with a shared 3/4 double beds, wifi, common
kitchen and living area or for more room, TV lounge, laundry facilities,
bike storage and 24 hour security.
independent living, choose your
own studio room. Located just a five Suitable for:
minute walk to Stratford station, Angel Lane accommodates
Angel Lane offers an easy commute first year undergraduates,
returning and postgraduate
to all Kings Campuses.
students. Studios are available
only to postgraduates.

Champion
Hill
Address:
Champion Hill

Champion Hill, Denmark Hill,


London SE5 8AN

Weekly fees 2016/17:


Non-en-suite: 155
Opened in September 2014, En-suite: 192
Champion Hill Residence has been Large en-suite: 196
voted Best Students Housing at the
Contract length:
2015 CUBO Awards. The residence
40, 41, 48 and 51 weeks.
is ten minutes walking distance from
Denmark Hill Campus and Denmark Facilities include:
Hill overground station. Champion 3/4 double beds, shared kitchen
facilities, wifi, 22 TV monitor within
Hill accommodates 714 students in
bedrooms, common room, TV
single rooms, mostly en-suite with lounge, laundry facilities, bike
shared open plan lounge/kitchens. storage and 24 hour security.
Large common rooms are also
Suitable for:
available throughout the building. Champion Hill accommodates
first year undergraduates,
postgraduates and
returning students.
p8 p9
Ewen
Henderson
Address:
Ewen Henderson Court

40 Goodwood Road,
New Cross, London SE14 6BL

Court
Weekly fees 2016/17:
En-suite: 155
Standard: 147

Contract length:
Situated in New Cross Gate, 40, 41 and 48 weeks.
Ewen Henderson Court has good
transport links to Central London Facilities include:
Single-sized beds, shared kitchen
and the university. New Cross Gate
facilities, wifi, common room,
overground station is a three minute TV lounge, laundry facilities, bike
walk away, providing quick access storage and 24 hour security.
into London Bridge and Guys
Suitable for:
Campus. The site offers en-suite
Ewen Henderson Court
and standard rooms in flat-style accommodates undergraduates
accommodation for two to and returning students only (not
seven students. available to postgraduates).

Great
Dover Street
Address:
Great Dover Street Apartments

165 Great Dover Street,


London SE1 4XA

Apartments
Weekly fees 2016/17:
Families unit: 399
En-suite : 199

Contract length:
A self-catered residence located 40, 41, 48 and 51 weeks.
in zone 1, Great Dover Street
Apartments is a ten minute walk from Facilities include:
Single-sized beds, shared kitchen
Guys Campus and a six minute walk facilities, wifi, common room,
from Borough station on the Northern TV lounge, computer room,
Line. An apartment-style residence laundry facilities, bike storage
with 709 bedrooms and flats ranging and 24 hour security.
from four to nine bedrooms, all rooms Suitable for:
are en-suite. Great Dover Street also Great Dover Street Apartments
offers a large common room as well as accommodates first year
a newly refurbished computer room. undergraduates only, except for
family units which are available to
postgraduate students only.
p10 p11
Intercollegiate
Halls
Address:
Intercollegiate Halls

Russell Square, London

Weekly fees 2016/17:


From 137
Kings College London offers a Contract length:
variety of accommodation within the 40, 41, 48 and 51 weeks.
University Of London Intercollegiate Facilities include:
Halls, which provide an opportunity Internet Caf, TV room with
to interact with students from all cinema facilities, squash court,
colleges of the University of London. wifi, quiet study room, tea kitchens
There are over 420 places available to on each floor, launderette and
music practice rooms.
Kings students in the Intercollegiate
Halls, which offer mostly catered Suitable for:
accommodation in single study The Intercollegiate Halls
bedrooms. There are also some accommodates first year
undergraduates and
en-suite rooms, studios and
postgraduates.
accommodation for couples.

Iris Brook &


Orchard Lisle
Address:
Iris Brook & Orchard Lisle

Talbot Yard,
London SE1 1XT

Weekly fees 2016/17:


Studio: 259
Iris Brook and Orchard Lisle Non-en-suite: 203
are newly refurbished residences
located on Guys Campus in Contract length:
51 weeks only.
London Bridge, zone 1. Iris Brook
accommodates 77 students in flats Facilities include:
of four to five people and Orchard 3/4 double beds, shared kitchen
Lisle accommodates 210 students facilities (excluding studios), wifi,
common room, TV lounge, laundry
in flats of two to five. Iris Brook
facilities and bike storage.
and Orchard Lisle accommodate
postgraduate students only on a Suitable for:
51 week contract. Iris-Brook & Orchard
Lisle accommodates
postgraduates only.

p12 p13
Julian
Markham
Address:
Julian Markham House

114 Walworth Road,


London SE17 1JL

House
Weekly fees 2016/17:
En-suite: 196
Studio: 232

Contract length:
Julian Markham House is located 40, 41, 48 and 51 weeks.
in zone 1/2, a four minute walk from
Elephant and Castle underground Facilities include:
Single-sized beds, shared kitchen
and overground station. Easily
facilities (excluding studios),
accessible by bus as well, all Kings wifi, common room, TV lounge,
College London campuses can be computer room, laundry facilities,
reached in about 20 minutes or less. bike storage and 24 hour security.
An apartment-style residence,
Suitable for:
there are three to seven bedrooms Julian Markham House
in varying sizes per flat. accommodates undergraduate and
postgraduate students. Studios are
available only to postgraduates.

Moonraker
Point
Address:
Moonraker Point

1-230 Pocock Street,


London SE1 0FN

Weekly fees 2016/17:


En-suite:245
Moonraker Point is situated in Studio: 302
zone 1 and is 15 minute walk to
Guys Campus and a five minute Contract length:
40, 41 and 51 weeks.
walk to Southwark underground
station on the Jubilee Line. The Facilities include:
newly refurbished residence offers 3/4 double beds, shared kitchen
527 en-suite rooms in flats of four facilities (excluding studios), wifi,
common room, TV lounge, laundry
to eleven students and 147 studios. facilities and bike storage.
Moonraker Point houses first year
undergraduate, returning and Suitable for:
postgraduate students. Studios are Moonraker Point accommodates
undergraduate and postgraduate
available only to postgraduates. students. Studios are available
only to postgraduates.

p14 p15
Stamford
Street
Address:
Stamford Street Apartments

127 Stamford Street,


London SE1 9NQ

Apartments
Weekly fees 2016/17:
En-suite: 199
Discounted en-suite: 155
1 bedroom flat : 245
Stamford Street Apartments is a Family unit: 399
self-catered residence that houses Contract length:
550 students in rooms of five to nine 40, 41 and 51 weeks (couple flat only)
per flat. Located in zone 1, right Facilities include:
across the street from Waterloo Single-sized beds, shared kitchen
Campus and within walking distance facilities (excluding couple flat),
of the Strand Campus and Guys wifi, common room, TV lounge,
laundry facilities, bike storage
Campus, the site is a five minute walk and 24 hour security.
from Waterloo underground station
on the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern, Suitable for:
Stamford Street Apartments
and Waterloo and City lines.
accommodates first year
undergraduates only.
Couples accommodation
available to postgraduates only.

Stratford
One
Address:
Stratford One

1 International Way,
London E20 1GS

Weekly fees 2016/17:


En-suite: 185
Stratford One is ideally located to
make the most of student living in Contract length:
London with transport links to all 40 and 41 weeks
Kings College Campuses. Stratford Facilities include:
One offers en-suite single bedrooms 3/4 double beds, shared kitchen
in shared flats. A large kitchen/ facilities, wifi, common room,
living area with the latest appliances TV lounge, laundry facilities
and bike storage.
and furniture is shared with your
flatmates. Large roof terraces offer Suitable for:
panoramic views across London Stratford One accommodates
and the Olympic Park, and common first year undergraduates only.
areas and quiet study rooms offer
students a place to socialise and
meet new people.

p16 p17
Wolfson
House
Address:
Wolfson House

Weston Street,
London SE1 3RB

Weekly fees 2016/17:


Non-ensuite: 147
Located in zone 1 on Guys One bedroom flat: 245
Campus, Wolfson House is a self-
catered residence near London Contract length:
40, 41 and 51 weeks.
Bridge underground station on the
Jubilee and Northern lines. The site Facilities include:
has 247 single bedrooms with shared Single-sized beds, shared
facilities and 12 self-contained kitchen facilities (excluding flat),
wifi, common room, TV lounge,
one-bed flats for couples.
laundry facilities, bike storage
and 24 hour security.

Suitable for:
Wolfson houses new
undergraduates and
postgraduates
(one bedroom flat only).

Tower
Bridge
Address:
Urbanest Tower Bridge

52 Minories, City of London,


London EC3N 1JA

Weekly fees 2016/17:


Non-en-suite: 229
Tower Bridge is one of our partner En-suite: 272
Urbanest residences, located just Studio: 369
two minutes walk from The Tower
Contract length:
of London and Tower Bridge and
51 weeks.
offering excellent views of the City
and Tower Bridge. It is a minute Facilities include:
away from Tower Hill underground 3/4 double beds, shared kitchen
facilities, wifi, common room,
station and the Docklands Light
TV lounge, laundry facilities
Railway (DLR), and a short bus and bike storage.
or tube ride to Kings campuses.
Enjoy a superb lifestyle with Suitable for:
Tower Bridge houses
the best rooms and living areas postgraduate students only.
as well as a great support network
which encourages them to make
lifelong friends in the building.
p18 p19
Urbanest
Westminster
Address:
Urbanest Westminster Bridge

199 Westminster Bridge Road,


London SE1 7FP

Bridge
Weekly fees 2016/17:
Twin en-suite from: 189
Non-en-suite from: 249
En-suite from: 279
Westminster Bridge is located in the Studio from: 369
heart of London, zone 1, within easy Contract length: 51 weeks.
walking distance of the Waterloo
Facilities include:
Campus and Strand Campus, and well
Gym, sauna room and swimming
placed for easy access to the Guys pool, up to 50mbps internet and
Campus. Situated on Londons vibrant wifi, common rooms & study
South Bank, the property offers areas, games room, cinema room,
spectacular views of the River Thames, caf on-site, laundry facilities, free
Houses of Parliament, The Shard and bicycle hire and storage and 24/7
on site support team.
the City of London.
Suitable for:
Urbanest Westminster Bridge
houses both undergraduate
and postgraduate students.

Urbanest
Hoxton
Address:
Urbanest Hoxton

100 East Road, Hoxton,


London N1 6AA

Weekly fees 2016/17:


Twins ensuite from: 189
Urbanest Hoxton is situated in east Non-ensuite from: 249
Londons coolest area, with a thriving Ensuite from: 279
network of galleries, bars, venues, and Studio from: 309
nightlife nearby. It is served by great
Contract length: 51 weeks.
transport links to get you around the
city. Old Street tube station is situated Facilities include:
just 3 minutes away, and the number Shared kitchen facilities
(excluding studios) up to 50mbps
76 bus will take you from the front
internet: wifi and cable, common
door directly to the Strand Campus. room, study rooms, caf on-site,
Each room is fully furnished and laundry facilities, fitness room,
comes with 50mbps internet access, bike hire and storage, 24 hour
underfloor heating, luxury showers, security and supermarket on-site.
and is inclusive of all bills. Suitable for:
Urbanest Hoxton houses
both undergraduates and
postgraduate students.
p20 p21
Accommodation Fees
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


RESIDENCE NEAREST TUBE UG PG DISTANCE TO/FROM STRAND DISTANCE TO/FROM GUYS CAMPUS STANDARD EN-SUITE STUDIO LARGE TWIN 1 BED FAMILIES
OR TRAIN STATION & WATERLOO CAMPUSES EN-SUITE EN-SUITE FLAT UNIT

Angel Lane Stratford N/A N/A 39 MINS 19 MINS N/A N/A 33 MINS 18 MINS 189 231

20
Champion Hill Denmark Hill N/A 50 MINS 29 MINS 39 MINS N/A 46 MINS 24 MINS MINS 155 192 196

Ewen Henderson Court New Cross Gate N/A 50 MINS 35 MINS 26 MINS N/A 42 MINS 25 MINS 6 MINS 147 155

Great Dover Street Apartments Borough 15 MINS 35 MINS 11 MINS 13 MINS 5 MINS 1 MIN 3 MINS 1 MIN 199 399

Iris Brook & Orchard Lisle London Bridge 32 MINS 35 MINS 12 MINS 20 MINS 1 MIN N/A N/A N/A 185+ 220+

Elephant and
Julian Markham House Castle
36 MINS 25 MINS 12 MINS 13 MINS 22MINS 17 MINS 7 MINS 3 MINS 196 232

Moonraker Point Southwark 21 MINS 20 MINS 7 MINS 8 MINS 19 MINS 15 MINS 7 MINS 1 MIN 245 302

Stamford Street Apartments Waterloo 10 MINS 15 MINS 6 MINS 7 MINS 25 MINS 30 MINS 7 MINS 3 MIN 155 199 245 399

Stratford One Stratford N/A N/A 39 MINS 19 MINS N/A N/A 33 MINS 18 MINS 189

Urbanest Hoxton (rates are from) Old Street N/A 39 MINS 20 MINS 13 MINS N/A 29 MINS 15 MINS 5 MINS 249 279 309 189

Tower Bridge NEW FOR 2016 Tower Hill 47 MINS 36 MINS 16 MINS 25 MINS 21 MINS 19 MINS 8 MINS 15 MINS 249 272 369

Urbanest Westminster Bridge


Waterloo 10 MINS 15 MINS 6 MINS 7 MINS 25 MINS 30 MINS 7 MINS 3 MINS 249 279 369 189
(rates are from)

Wolsfon House London Bridge 32 MINS 35 MINS 12 MINS 10 MINS 1 MIN N/A N/A N/A 155 245

Application journey
Accommodation Accommodation offers are sent Conditional accommodation offers are Accommodation offers made to applicants Deadline to complete
applications open to on-time applicants only. automatically confirmed or cancelled who applied after 12/08 subject to online induction and book
You will have 5 days to accept following A-level results3,4 availability. You will have 48 hours to accept your arrival slot

20/06 29/07 22/08 From


04/04 13/06 18/08 01/09 04/09 1718/09
29/07 12/08 28/08 22/08

Deadline for guaranteed Accommodation offers are sent out to Kings Affordable KAAS outcome (failure to complete both will Moving in
result in your accommodation
accommodation1,2 late applicants, subject to availability. Accommodation Scheme released weekend
booking being cancelled)
You will have 48 hours to accept (KAAS) applications open
p22 p23

1. Please see our accommodation guarantee; 2. You may still apply after this deadline; however, offers are only made after all on-time applications have been
processed, based on remaining availability; 3. Date which your accommodation contract is formed if you meet the entry criteria; 4. If you do not meet the
entry criteria, your accommodation offer will automatically be cancelled. You will not receive any notification of this.
Residence life
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


Your experience whilst staying within our residences
is very important to us. We aim to provide a comforting
and safe environment which allows individuals
to develop and foster sense of community.
Residence life is an important SUSTAINABILITY IN RESIDENCES
part of our department and it looks Kings Residences green agenda
at the different aspects of living in continues to deliver. In 2015 the
residences, including your health, team replaced 335 fridges replacing
wellbeing, social activities and the their old small bedroom fridges
support that is available for you. across two of their largest
The current programme residences, Great Dover Street
includes sustainability, personal and Stamford Street Apartments
finances, healthy eating and between August and December
general well-being practices 2015, delivering over 150,000
and is driven by the students in energy savings from September
themselves, represented by 2015 to date.
the Residence Life Team. To top it off, students arriving in
September 2015 were invited to
BEACTIVE PROGRAMME take part on the Student Switch
The aim is simple: to offer free, Off campaign, with energy usage
fun, weekly social sport and reduced by 6% compared to the
exercise that is, quite literally on previous year which helped to keep
your doorstep. That is why this over 34 tonnes of CO2 out of the
term there are 35 sessions weekly, atmosphere, saving 8,500.
catering exclusively to students
living in Kings Residences,
regardless of experience or how
sporty they think they are.
BeActive Halls is run by fellow
students and delivered free of
charge in partnership by KCLSU
and Kings Sport.

p24 Urbanest Hoxton p25


Accommodation Policy 201617
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY C
 onditional accommodation ACCOMMODATION GUARANTEE
We aim to provide students with offers: are accommodation offers New first-year undergraduate
a wide range of accommodation, sent to applicants holding either and international postgraduate
which is safe and reasonably a conditional or unconditional applicants are guaranteed to be
priced, and when processing academic offer, prior to A-level made an offer of accommodation
accommodation applications, results date subject to the for their first year of study if they
we will endeavour to: applicant fulfilling the entry meet the following conditions:
requirement for Kings College
Ensure that accommodation London; these offers are Have Kings College London
applications are treated fairly automatically converted into a as their firm choice for the
and to prioritise applications legally binding contract between 201617 academic year,
where necessary. KCL and the applicant, for a full-time course.
Allocate bedrooms according following A-Level results for Apply by 13 June 2016,
to the accommodation criteria undergraduates and course midnight, UK time.
selected on the application form. deposit payment for
They have not already been
postgraduate students.
Offer advice and guidance to offered accommodation for
those who cannot be allocated the year of application.
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
into Kings residences. Distance to Campus
Only Kings College London
The purpose of this policy prospective students who hold a All of Kings Residences are
is to provide transparency in conditional or unconditional firm located within zones 1 and 2 and
the way Kings Residences offer for a full-time course of study take up to 25 minutes on public
allocate student accommodation will be eligible to apply for transport to Guys, Strand or
to Kings College London (KCL) accommodation for the academic Waterloo campuses. Applicants
students and clarify how year in which their course cannot request specific residences
applications are handled. commences. This applies to: on their applications and the
location of applicants course is not
KEY DEFINITIONS first year undergraduates taken into account when places are
(including those on Study being allocated, and applicants will
In this document, the following
Abroad and Pre-Sessional be allocated to any one of our 11
meaning is ascribed to the term:
programmes) residences. If an applicant chooses
Applicant: an individual who
new postgraduates (who have to decline an offer made under the
holds a course offer for entry
not previously been enrolled accommodation guarantee they
to Kings College London in
on a course of study at KCL) will no longer qualify to receive
201617.
another offer under the
returning students
Student: a registered student accommodation guarantee.
(undergraduates and
of KCL following a full-time
postgraduates).
course of study.
Under 17s
On-time applicants:
Applicants below the age of
applicants who submitted their
17 years old on move-in day
accommodation application via
are not eligible to apply for
our online portal by 13 June
KCL accommodation.
2016, midnight, UK time.
Late applicants: applicants who
submitted their accommodation
application via our online portal
after 13 June 2016 midnight,
UK time.

p26 p27
CONDITIONAL ACADEMIC OFFER HOLDERS AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION Successful applicants will be sent a KEY DATES
If you do not meet the Kings Affordable Accommodation new offer of accommodation, with
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


entry criteria for KCL, your Scheme (KAAS) enables up to 940 the discounted rate and a change of 4 APRIL Accommodation applications open.
accommodation offer will be students to access accommodation residence location and room type,
automatically cancelled and priced to up to 155 per week. if their original offer was sent to 13 JUNE Deadline for accommodation guarantee these are the ones that
you will not receive a Applicants are eligible to apply anywhere else other: will be considered under the accommodation guarantee.
notification of this. for the scheme if: 1. Champion Hill, ensuite rooms Applications submitted after 13 June 2016 will still be accepted
Returning Students Quota 1. they already hold an 2. Great Dover Street but will not qualify for the accommodation guarantee.
There are 150 spaces available for accommodation offer for Apartments, ensuite rooms
returning students at Angel Lane, Kings Residences 20 JUNE29 JULY Accommodation offers are sent to on-time applicants.
3. Stamford Street
Champion Hill and Ewen 2. they are a home undergraduate All applicants who have applied by 13 June, midnight will receive
Apartments, ensuite rooms
Henderson Court. As places are applicant, in their first year a conditional accommodation offer. If you hold an unconditional
limited, places will be allocated by 4. W
 olfson House, academic offer, your accommodation offer will also be unconditional.
of study
date order of receipt of application. non-ensuite rooms.
Offers made prior to 31 July 2016 3. t heir family income is below Accommodation offer holders will have five calendar days to respond.
Unsuccessful applicants will
will be done so subject to the 42,875, based on Student
be referred to KCLs Student
applicants progression into the Finance data. FROM 29 JULY ONWARDS Accommodation offers start to be sent to late applicants,
Services for finance and housing
next academic year. Applications for the scheme are based on availability following allocation of on-time applicants.
advice, and will be given the
open from 22 to 28 August 2016, option to decline their current Those holding a conditional academic offer will receive a conditional
with outcomes released to accommodation offer by the accommodation offer. If you hold an unconditional academic offer,
applicants on 1 September 2016. extended deadline of 9 September your accommodation offer will also be unconditional.
2016, without penalties. Accommodation offer holders will have 48 hours to respond.

12 AUGUST22 AUGUST No accommodation offers are sent during this period.

18 AUGUST Conditional accommodation offers sent prior to this date are


confirmed, based on the grades released on A-Level results day.

2228 AUGUST Applications for Kings Affordable Accommodation Scheme


(KAAS) open.

22 AUGUST12 SEPTEMBER Accommodation offers start to be sent to applications received


after 12 August 2016, based on updated availability following
A-level results day.
Accommodation offer holders will have 48hrs from receipt
of offer to respond.

01 SEPTEMBER Kings Affordable Accommodation Scheme outcome is released.

04 SEPTEMBER Successful applicants deadline to complete their online induction


and book their arrival slot.
This step is required to validate all bookings and failure to complete
them will result in the accommodation being cancelled after this date.
1718 SEPTEMBER Move-in weekend.

p28 p29
ALLOCATIONS PROCESSING DECLINED OFFERS PREFERENCES MATCHING ON ALLOCATIONS LIKELY ALLOCATION OUTCOMES
On-time applications (received On declining an accommodation Applicants are required to select,
Kings Residences Guide 201617

Kings Residences Guide 201617


The table below lists the residences applicants are likely to be allocated, based on the preference selected:
by 13 June 2016) qualify for the offer, applicants will be given the in their online application form,
accommodation guarantee and will option to ask to be reconsidered via the accommodation preference IF YOU SELECT THIS PREFERENCE: YOU ARE LIKELY TO BE MADE AN OFFER AT:
be processed using an automated our waiting list. However, if they which they would like their
allocations process that will have received an offer under the accommodation offer to reflect:
Maximum Weekly Rent: Angel Lane (ensuite)
allocate applicants to residences accommodation guarantee, they either maximum weekly rent or
189 per week Champion Hill (non ensuite)
based on the room type preference will no longer be guaranteed to be room type. We will endeavour to
Ewen Henderson Court (ensuite & non-ensuite)
as stated on the applicants made an offer of accommodation match this preference but cannot
Stratford One (ensuite)
application form. We endeavour to and therefore, should be prepared guarantee that all accommodation
Wolfson House (non ensuite)
offer 90% of these applicants their for the risk of not receiving a offers will match the selected
selected preference and offers will second accommodation offer preference, as these can become
Room type: Studio Angel Lane
be made between 20 June and 29 at all as these offers are entirely oversubscribed very quickly.
(PG only) Julian Markham House
July 2016. Applicants will have five dependent on availability and In this event, an effort will be
Moonraker Point
calendar days to accept or decline are processed with the other made to match the stated
Orchard Lisle & Iris Brook (PG only)
the offer made via the online portal. applications received after preference as closely as possible.
Tower Bridge
Late applications (received 12 August 2016. This is detailed in the table
after 13 June and before 12 shown opposite. Room type: Ensuite Angel Lane
CANCELLATIONS
August 2016) do not qualify for Champion Hill
the accommodation guarantee You may terminate this
Ewen Henderson Court
but will be made offers depending Agreement after the date
Great Dover Street Apartments
on availability. These are also that this Agreement has been
Julian Markham House
processed using an automated formed, but prior to the arrival
Moonraker Point
allocations process that will slot notified to us in accordance
Stamford Street Apartments (UGs only)
allocate applicants to residences with your licence agreement.
Tower Bridge
based on the room type stated on (a) if the Agreement is formed
the applicants application form. before the commencement of Room type: Large ensuite Champion Hill
We will endeavour to offer of these Term Time, by sending an email
applicants their selected preference to Bookings@kcl.ac.uk on or Room type: Non-ensuite Champion Hill
however, this will solely depend on before 26 August 2016; or Ewen Henderson Court
availability and offers will be made
(b) if the Agreement is formed Orchard Lisle & Iris Brook
between 29 July and 12 August
during Term Time, by notifying Tower Bridge
2016. Applicants will have five
the Reservations Team in writing Wolfson House
calendar days to accept or decline
prior to the start of the Period of
the offer made via the online portal.
Residence. If you inform us that Room type: Wheelchair accessible Champion Hill
Applications received after 12 you are exercising your right to Ewen Henderson Court
August 2016 do not qualify for terminate after the start of the
the accommodation guarantee Period of Residence, an Room type: Family flat 1 Great Dover Street
and are processed on a first come administration fee of 300 Stamford Street Apartments
first serve basis, with offers being will be applied.
sent between 22 August to 12
Room type: Couples flat 1 Stamford Street Apartments
September 2016, based on current
Wolfson House
availability. Applicants will have
48-hours to accept or decline the Room type: Female only flat 1 Champion Hill
offer made via the online portal. Angel Lane
Tower Bridge

p30 p31

1. These are allocated on first come first serve basis as they have very limited availability.
EQUALITY & DIVERSITY Other conditions, such as list (b) if the similar alternative
Kings Residences endeavour below, are not taken into account accommodation is not satisfactory
Kings Residences Guide 201617

to make reasonable adjustments in the allocations process: to you (acting reasonably), you
to support individuals who, due Asthma may terminate your Agreement.
to disability, a long-term medical If you wish to do so, you must
Any type of allergies give Reception or the Student
condition or sensory or physical
impairment, physical or sensory Migraine, headaches, Residences Team written notice
impairments, require prioritisation, fibromyalgia, period pains, of this no later than seven days
adapted accommodation or a unexplained physical symptoms after the date of the written notice.
particular location to help them The Agreement will then end on a
Travel sickness and phobias
participate fully and enjoy a date seven days after your notice to
fulfilling university experience, Any other conditions that terminate was given to Reception
in line with the Equality Act 2010. cannot be improved or better or the Student Residences Team,
Applicants will be able to make managed by choice of residence or such other date as you may agree
the Reservations team aware For more general information with the above (acting reasonably).
of their needs by completing the and support please contact the We will refund any Residence
relevant section in their online Kings College Disability Fee you have paid in respect of the
application form. Advisory Services period after the termination date;

The conditions that usually are (c) if the similar alternative


OVERSUBSCRIPTION accommodation is satisfactory
considered are usually related to:
We reserve the right to change to you, we will provide a rent
Mobility impairment rebate for the period that the
your accommodation offer to
where there is limited or no Room in the Residence is not
similar alternative accommodation
ability to walk and/or climb available. The rent rebate will
before you take up occupation
stairs, including the use of be at a rate of 10% if the similar
if there is excessive demand for
wheelchair or sticks alternative accommodation is
the Residence, which results
Significant visual or in over-subscription. For located at another Kings residence
hearing impairment more details, please see our and at a rate of 20% if the similar
Accommodation Licence alternative accommodation is
Chronic medical conditions
Agreement. located at one of Kings residences
that require ongoing treatment,
accommodation partners.
e.g. epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, (a) we will always give you
insulin dependent diabetes, reasonable written notice of
chronic renal failure, etc. this and we will provide details
of the alternative accommodation
that is available. We will normally
try to ensure that the alternative
accommodation is a room of
similar standard at another Kings
residence or (if this is not available)
a room of similar standard at one
of Kings residences
accommodation partners,

p32
Kings Residences Support Kings Residences
April 2016
Tel:+ 44 (0) 20 7848 1790
Email: bookings@kcl.ac.uk
DESIGN
Opening Hours: pslondon
Approved by
MonFri: 08:0020:00 brand@kcl.ac.uk
SatSun: 10:0018:00

Connect with IT
Follow us: @kingsresidences
Like us: Kings College London Residences
www.kcl.ac.uk/accomm