Student Accommodation in Kingston

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Kingston upon Thames is a lively town in the heart of one of London’s most exciting boroughs. Positioned right on the bank of the River Thames, Kingston boasts everything you could wish for, from superb shopping to a vibrant café culture and great nightlife.

This ancient market town, which has retained some beautiful architecture and historic sites, is known as a popular riverside town possessing great links to London (which is a mere 25 minute train ride away) as well as its own array of bars, clubs and restaurants, especially along the scenic riverside. There’s also plenty of parks and quiet spaces to be found, including Richmond Park where deer can frequently be sited, and Hampton Court which is steeped in history.

Kingston upon Thames offers modern student studio accommodation, with a vibrant student community. Being a student in Kingston enables you to enjoy all the benefits of living in London with the community feel of a picturesque town. CRM Students have a number of brand new and established student accommodation sites for all tastes, conveniently located not only close to the universities but also to the wide range of bars, clubs and restaurants that Kingston has to offer.

Top 5 things to do in Kingston

  1. Richmond Park – Perfect for Summer walks or evening jogs
  2. Join ‘The Queue’ at Wimbledon Tennis Club for a chance to see Federer or Williams
  3. Catch the train to central London
  4. Grab a bite at Woody’s Bar & Kitchen
  5. Meet up with friends at The Viper Rooms for a drink

Universities in Kingston

Kingston University

Address: Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8417 9000

Students: 24,720

Complete University Guide League Table: 95th

Campuses: Penrhyn Road, Kingston Hill, Kingston School of Art, Roehampton Vale and St George’s

Fact: Kingston University- the first computer was purchased for £50,000 back in 1966 at the College of Technology (later part of Kingston)

University of the Arts London, Wimbledon Campus

Address: Merton Hall Road, London, SW19 3QA

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7514 6000

Students: 18,205

Complete University Guide League Table: 84th

Campuses: Wimbledon

Fact: University of the Arts London is the largest university in Europe to specialise in art, design, fashion and the performing arts.

St Mary's University

Address: Waldergrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8240 4000

Students: 5,535

Complete University Guide League Table: 104th

Campuses: Main and Treddington Lock

Fact: St Mary’s University is generally acknowledged to be the oldest catholic university in the UK