The UK’s capital city, London is a giant metropolis split into areas, each with a distinct culture as diverse as its population. It is also home to the UK’s most prestigious universities and colleges offering a range of courses – specialist or multidisciplinary, short term or longer term. Brunel University, King's College London, the University of London, Imperial College London, and the University College London are just some of the universities that make up for most of the student crowd that the city caters to.
Since the city has a large and culturally diverse student population from around the world, it is imperative that a lot of research goes into finding the right accommodation. Those who attend London Metropolitan University will find that iQ The Arcade makes for one of the most preferred choices amongst students given its proximity to the campus. It takes only 11-minutes to reach on foot.
Located in Zone 2 just minutes away from Holloway Road Tube Station, iQ The Arcade houses more than 300 students. The nearest train station from the accommodation is Drayton Park which takes 17-minutes to reach on foot. If you’re worried about missing out on life by not having anywhere to go for the night, don’t worry, their busy social calendar ensures residents have ample opportunity to interact with the others.
The accommodation is surrounded by the many convenience of the area when it comes to shopping, with a big supermarket and shopping centre within walking distance as well as the Nag’s Head covered market where you can but fresh food.
When you’ve chosen to stay in London for the remaining duration of your courses, you will have plenty of things to do and sites to explore. There are a lot of museums and galleries that offer entry to people free of charge and then there are outdoor summer parties, gigs and sports events that take place during the year.
Located in Holloway, the Emirates Stadium (known as Arsenal Stadium for UEFA competitions) is a stadium with a capacity of more than 60,000 and the home ground of Arsenal football club. Just a few minutes’ walk away is Highbury Library which is a great place to hang out with your friends during the weekend. Try their collection of cocktails, wine and grab a small bite to eat while being seated in their garden space and explore their large vinyl library.
The Landseer Arms is located within walking distance from the residence for when you want to catch up with your classmates. It is a spacious, traditional pub with a family-friendly outdoor area offering their take modern dishes and pizza. When you get tired of spending time in your room, head to one of the nearby cafes and brainstorm ideas for your assignments. Pret A Manger, Costa Coffee, and Le Péché Mignon are just some of the cafes close to the residence. ODEON Holloway is just down the street which is where you can catch all the latest movies with your friends.
So, go ahead and book your accommodation at iQ Arcade, and rake in the benefits of staying here whether it is about saving time on commute or balancing your academic and social life.