Besides our own list of inspected homestays, we also use two reputable homestay agencies both inspected and registered with the British Council.
London is divided into zones. Families live mostly in zones 2, 3 and 4, but a few live closer in zone 1. Students are advised to book as early as possible to guarantee their first choice of accommodation.
|Category (London Tube Zones)||Category A (Zones 1 & 2)||Category B (Zones 3 & 4)|
|Time to school||Up to 35 mins||Up to 50 mins|
|B&B||£220 per week||£190 per week|
|B&B + 7 Evening Meals||£255 per week||£210 per week|
|Travel Cost||£33 per week||£47.30 per week|
|Accommodation admin fee||£50|
|Surcharge for private bathroom||£20 （subject to availability – per week)|
What do you require from our host families
London is a city of many cultures and this is reflected in the homestays we use. Many of our families have children, some have pets and some are single or retired. We always do our best to match the needs, requests and interests of the students with a homestay on the register in order to make your stay in London as enjoyable as possible.
Other accommodation options
Student All-Year Residence
For a more independent stay, we organise student residence accommodation through partner agencies or directly…
For those students seeking a high level of comfort and privacy, SGI can arrange stays at apartments in Central London…
With cancellations made 15 working days or more prior to arrival, accommodation fees paid will be refunded less an admin fee of £50. Refunds, where applicable, may take up to 14 days.
Fewer than 15 working days’ notice before arrival and any time after arrival, no refund can be made.