The Royal Veterinary College has two campuses across the UK, one in Hertfordshire and one in London. The London Campus is situated in Camden, which is a central location in terms of transport links and things to do.
Urbanest offer RVC student accommodation for undergraduates and postgraduates in the heart of London. Our two closest properties are our St Pancras accommodation and our King’s Cross accommodation, both of which are within walking distance from this Camden campus and offer their own array of nearby sights to see.
To book this Royal Veterinary College accommodation for postgrads and undergrads, please fill in our booking form. If you would like to visit any urbanest property before booking, simply drop in between 10am – 6pm Monday to Friday.
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The next exciting step after getting your offer from RVC is finding the best student housing near the university. The right RVC student accommodation will make your time in London the best that it can be. Choose urbanest for unbeatable quality and amenities at all of our student accommodation which means you can enjoy being a student in London to the fullest.
urbanest St. Pancras
Our closest RVC student accommodation is urbanest St Pancras. From here, residents can access campus in a quick 10-minute walk over the canal or a 4-minute bike ride. This property is also neighboured by a range of amenities, including a Co-Op just outside your door, as well as a range of restaurants and cafés.
urbanest St. Pancras Rooms
At urbanest St. Pancras, there is a range of room types available to suit all needs and wants for Royal Veterinary College students. For the most privacy, take a look at our studio flats, which are completely self-contained so you can follow your own schedule with a private kitchen, living area, and bathroom. There are also twin studios available if you want to move in with a close friend and help keep costs down.
Many people who choose urbanest are not from London, so if you are one of the people who are new to the city, the private and en-suite rooms are part of bigger flats and make it much easier to meet new people. You will have a private bedroom with a desk but share the kitchen and living areas. This is a great way to get the student experience as there are always people around and you might make friends for life.
Urbanest St Pancras Facilities
Our St Pancras accommodation also boasts a range of top-notch facilities and spaces, including a communal relaxation area, a laundry room, study rooms and gaming spaces. Each room also has access to a fully equipped kitchen, including a microwave and dishwasher. Our bedrooms also boast memory foam mattresses and underfloor heating, so you’ll be cosy and comfortable no matter the weather outside.
With urbanest, there’s no need to worry about security or convenience. There is an electronic fob system to enter the building and reception, so all visitors and parcels can be handled by a member of our team. Residents have access to 24/7 support, so even when things do go wrong, we’re always ready to help.
Don’t forget to check out our free-to-use bicycles and bike storage, which will cut your journey to the Royal Veterinary College down to just 3 mins. Perfect for those days when you’re running late!
Benefits of Living in St. Pancras
One of the main benefits of this area for RVC accommodation is the transport links. Thanks to its central location you can travel around London, the UK, and even Europe by walking ten minutes to King’s Cross St Pancras Station. It is also one of London’s most connected stations in terms of the underground lines. If you’d like to go even further, St Pancras International is home to the Eurostar, a train which can take you to cities like Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris in a few hours.
While this area is fantastic for travellers who want to venture out, there is also plenty to do and see on your doorstep. For example, the British Library is the largest library in the world and is only a 17-minute walk from your door. On top of this, the famous Camden Market is also just 17 minutes walk away. This offers thousands of stalls selling food, unique gifts, and crafts.
Related – A Student Guide To St Pancras
|Royal Veterinary College||0.5 miles||–||–||10 mins||3 mins|
|St. Pancras-King’s Cross||0.6 miles||–||–||12 mins||5 mins|
|Camden market||1.4 miles||–||18 mins||17 mins||8 mins|
|British museum||1.6 miles||26 mins||30 mins||32 mins||12 mins|
|London Zoo||1.5 miles||–||27 mins||31 mins||15 mins|
Urbanest King’s Cross
Also ideal for RVC students is our urbanest King’s Cross accommodation, which is just 0.8 miles from campus. This means you can get to lectures via an 18-minute bus ride, a 17-minute walk, or a quick 6-minute cycle. As this accommodation is very close to our St Pancras property, it boasts the same transport links and things to do.
urbanest King’s Cross Rooms
King’s Cross is a great choice for Royal Veterinary College students looking for more space with our luxury studio apartments, which each have balconies so you can enjoy the panoramic views of London.
If you prefer a livelier living space, our en-suite rooms are part of 6-8 person flats. This means you still have your own space, but can enjoy social time in the shared living room and kitchen.
Related – How to get around King’s Cross
urbanest King’s Cross Facilities
While being one of our most central properties, urbanest King’s Cross boasts a range of internal features for those nights where you’d like to stay in. Royal Veterinary college Accommodation residents can take advantage of the communal relaxation or gaming areas, such as our dedicated 13th-floor common room. This includes a full cafe on the ground floor, where you can grab your morning coffee or an evening beer with your flatmates.
Take advantage of the communal and private study spaces, such as our iMac station, which is free to use for all residents. This means if you need to get out of your room or have a computer crisis, you’ll always have access to what you need to get that assignment in on time.
We have a reception and 24/7 on-site support for any issues you might have to ensure that your stay with us is as comfortable as possible.
Related – A Student Guide To King’s Cross
Benefits of Living in King’s Cross
King’s Cross is one of the most enviable locations in London, so there are endless benefits and advantages to choosing this central student accommodation. Similarly to urbanest St Pancras, the closest tube station for King’s Cross residents is King’s Cross St Pancras Underground Station, which is only 15 minutes’ walk from our property. Here, you can access the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly, and Victoria line, allowing you to get across the capital in a matter of minutes. On top of that, the National Rail and the Eurostar allow you to travel as far as you’d like, ideal for adventurers.
One of the main tourist attractions of this area for RVC accommodation is the celebrated platform 9 ¾ from Harry Potter, which is based inside the aforementioned King’s Cross and St Pancras International Station. Here, you can pose with the famous trolley for a photo opp.
As well as tourist attractions, you can also expect a range of restaurants and bars within walking distance. For example, tapas restaurant Camino King’s Cross is less than 15 minutes walk from you. In terms of nightlife, Egg London hosts weekly student nights and is a 4-minute walk from your door. Finally, for a more relaxed night, Bloomsbury Lanes is just 20 minutes away via tube. This is a 1950’s inspired bowling alley with an American diner inside and private karaoke booths.
|Royal Veterinary College||1 mile||–||–||16 mins||6 mins|
|St. Pancras-King’s Cross||0.6 miles||–||–||12 mins||3 mins|
|British Library||1 mile||–||12 mins||19 mins||7 mins|
|Covent Garden||2.4 miles||22 mins||40 mins||50 mins||16 mins|