If you are already a student at the University of Westminster and need temporary or emergency accommodation during office hours you should first contact Student Accommodation using the details at the bottom of this page.

Temporary hotel accommodation

Visit London has a database of reasonably priced and currently available hotels around London and so is a useful contact to have. You can reach Visit London on +44 (0)3330 146 268.

Temporary hostel accommodation

The listings below are local options for students requiring temporary hostel accommodation:

Central London


Homeless persons

If you are homeless and considered in priority need, the Local Authority Homeless Persons Unit will assess your needs for accommodation. However, most students are not eligible unless they have children or a serious medical condition.

If you are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or you are in need of housing advice, contact the housing charity Shelter

The Mix

The Mix is a charity that helps people under the age of 25 who find themselves homeless by providing advice and support on searching for accommodation, they are available 365 days a year on FREEPHONE: 0808 808 4994, text: 80849.

Disclaimer: The details given are for information purposes only. Inclusion on the listing does not constitute a recommendation by the University of Westminster.