international student accommodation

International student accommodation in the UK.

Starting university can be a daunting prospect for any student, but even more so when you’re an overseas student; that’s why booking directly with Host makes finding your international student accommodation easy.

Host offers welcoming, secure, and affordable student accommodation in 19 cities throughout the UK. Our student properties have been carefully designed to be stylish, comfy, and sociable and provide everything you need as an international student. When booking your international student accommodation directly with Host, you won’t find any hidden costs. Simply pay your rent and we take care of the rest. We have made the booking process as simple as possible and when you book direct you get access to our No Visa No Pay and No Place No Pay guarantees.

Your perfect overseas student home.

Our award-winning student accommodation properties are located close to universities and college campuses. This allows you to fully immerse yourself in your new overseas student home whilst experiencing all that student life has to offer in your chosen city.

Each of our UK student accommodation properties has a dedicated on-site management team; who are on hand throughout the day to answer any day-to-day queries you have and help you settle into student life in the UK. Throughout the year we invite you to exclusive student social events. These events provide opportunities to meet other students living in your chosen student accommodation and help you to get more involved in uni life as an international student.

What should I take to uni in the UK?

In each of our student accommodation properties you’ll find fully equipped kitchens containing a fridge, freezer, oven and hob. In addition, some of our student properties provide a dishwasher, kettle, toaster, microwave, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.

Why not get everything you need delivered to your room before you arrive?

With UniKitOut, you can choose from a range of student essential kits. We recommend The Complete Kit which includes everything you need to set you up for a great year in your student accommodation. From towels to Tupperware and bedding to cutlery – it’s all included. Use the code ‘HOST10’ to get 10% off and what’s best UniKitOut will deliver it direct to your chosen student accommodation so it’ll be ready for move in.

International student accommodation you can rely on.

Every single Host property is accredited via “The National Code of Standards for Larger Developments for student accommodation NOT managed and controlled by educational establishments.”

Bit of a mouthful that isn’t it!

But don’t worry the code proves to you that we’re audited and accredited by the National Code. Which means all our properties meet a set of specific standards. Providing reassurance that our student accommodation is safe and well managed; and should any problems arise, there exists a mechanism to help get them resolved.

As accredited members of the code you can expect that:

  • Our student accommodation meets or exceeds the local government fire safety requirements.⁣
  • There’ll be sufficient bathroom and kitchen facilities – most of our student accommodation bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.⁣
  • Should something go wrong at your student home, repairs will be completed within agreed timescales.⁣
  • Our onsite teams will give you advanced notification should we need to access your room or flat to undertake routine inspections or planned maintenance.⁣
  • Our teams will act in a professional and courteous manner at all times⁣.

Above that, Host Student Accommodation provides a first class service to international students, we’ve been recognised multiple times by the award of a Quality Mark for International Accommodation. An award given only to providers and universities nationwide who have achieved a rating of more than 90% satisfaction from their international residents.

Why should you book your international student accommodation direct?

With Host, you won’t find any hidden costs. Simply pay your rent and we take care of the rest allowing you to just get on with student life.

When you book direct you’ll get:

  1. Our No Place No Pay | No Visa No Pay guarantee.
  2. No rising energy costs – all your bills included in your rent.
  3. A secure home with security and caretaker cover and assisted CCTV.
  4. Contents insurance included.
  5. Free Wi-Fi in every room.
  6. Great city-centre locations close to campus.
  7. On-site reception and maintenance teams for any little problems.
  8. Post and Parcels – we’ll email you to let you know your parcel’s been delivered.
  9. Social calendar of events.
  10. Your wellbeing prioritised.

How to book direct:

  1. Choose your student house – Take a look around the website and select your perfect student accommodation – many have video or 360 tours for you to view.
  2. Choose your room – Pick your favourite room type – most of our properties have a range of room types to choose from.
  3. How long will you be staying? – Select your tenancy duration you can stay the entire year (51 weeks) or academic year – the choice is yours.
  4. Click book now – And follow the booking process.
    • You’ll need to enter personal details – including your name, date of birth, country of residence, university of study and course.
    • Enter your guarantor’s details – If you don’t pay in full you’ll need to enter your guarantor details – read the payment and guarantor guide for more information.
    • Enter your payment details – enter your credit or debit card details or set up an instalment plan.
  5. We’re here to help – If you need any help contact our onsite teams via phone, email or live chat – however you feel comfortable and we will guide you through the booking process making it as hassle-free as possible.
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