Richmond’s Main Building is situated in a quiet residential area and accommodations here are predominantly for first and second year students. Main housing offers 192 beds in 151 rooms: 123 singles, 30 doubles and 3 triples. Rooms vary in size and shape. Many rooms offer sink facilities. All toilets and showers are shared, rooms are cleaned upon request and linen is provided. Each room contains personal safes. Laundry services are free. Dormitory corridors are equipped with shared telephones. Facilities include 24 hour Security/Reception, Dining Room, Computer Labs, Mail lockers, a Coffee shop, Fitness Centre, and Common Room with cable TV and DVD and Video players. The Common Room also has a pool table, a fusball table, an external table tennis (all free of charge) and 24 hour vending. Along with the computer labs in the main building, the entire campus is covered by a wireless network for suitable equipped laptop computers. Seven Resident Advisors and Directors reside in the Main Building.
The Kensington campus is right in the heart of London, although Kensington is still a fairly residential area. The campus lecture halls and classrooms, offices and some on-campus accommodation are contained within 5 buildings, all within a 10-minute walk of each other. There are also two on-campus satelite buildings, which are located just a 15 minute walk away.
Student Accommodation Code
All Richmond University student accommodation conforms to the Student Accommodation Code as administered by Universities UK. For more information, click here.