Types of homestay
Homestays are a great option for international students that want to experience British life and culture first-hand. We offer a variety of homestay options from half-board to self-catering, with locations throughout London.
You will share mealtimes and have access to other facilities in the home, including the bathroom and laundry.
Homestay is arranged by a British Council registered agency.
Self-catering: You will have access to the kitchen as well as a storage area for your food and utensils.
Bed and breakfast: Enjoy a simple breakfast and have use of some kitchen facilities. Ideal if you will be having most of your meals outside the home.
Half-board: You will be provided with breakfast and an evening meal seven days a week. You will eat with your host family allowing to practise your English.
These will vary depending on your host family but will include:
- private bedroom
- communal bathroom
- shared mealtmes
- access to the kitchen
- Wi-Fi access
Prices and availability
2017/18: Availability year-round
Weekly accommodation fees:
- Until 22 September 2017: £210 per week (average)
- From 23 September 2017: £220 per week (average)