International students

Sanctuary Students accommodation is already a home from home to hundreds of international students from across the globe.

International students

What does
Sanctuary offer?

We have city centre locations around the UK, so you’re right in the middle of all the action. With a built-in community, you’ll have many opportunities to make friends, learn about British culture and even practise your English language skills!

Each property has all-inclusive bills, which means that your rent, water and electricity are all paid for in one lump sum. Your rent also includes Wi-Fi, utilities, security and repairs.

With great transport links, social events and simple ways to pay for international students, Sanctuary Students will soon feel like home – in fact, it already is a home away from home for hundreds of international students from across the globe!

Our helpful team can offer advice on visiting new cities across the UK, including how to get there and the best things to see and do. Our staff are always on hand to answer any questions you have.

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We know it can be daunting moving to a new country, but there’s always a member of our on-site team available to help and answer your questions. We know the best way to get to university, where to find the local supermarket, how to use the laundry machines and more. Never be scared to ask questions!


At Sanctuary Students, your safety is our priority. We have 24-hour security staff, CCTV cameras around the site, emergency helplines and secure entry. You’ll also receive round-the-clock support from our maintenance teams to help resolve any building-related issues.


Making friends is one of the most fun parts of coming to university, especially when it’s in a new country! You have so many opportunities to meet new people, but we know it can also be a daunting experience. That’s why, in lots of our halls, we provide a range of regular social activities to create a sense of community, help you to settle in and bond with your new flatmates and neighbours.


In our properties we offer all-inclusive bills, free contents insurance and broadband, making it easier to manage your money. Paying your rent is quick and convenient, as you can use a Recurring Card Payment (RCP) or your debit or credit card. If you’d like to stay in the UK over the summer, our longer tenancies are perfect.


International students who live in the North West, Midlands or certain London properties (Don Gratton House, Manna Ash House or Coopers Court) and are unable to provide a UK-based guarantor will be required to pay their annual rent prior to moving in.

How will you pay? International students can pay for rent and other charges in their local currency via the Convera payment portal. To find out more and to use this service, visit our Ways to pay page.

If you’re searching for expert advice on visas, health care, banking and more, visit UKCISA.

Sanctuary Students welcomes new international students from hundreds of different countries every year, and we look forward to helping make your stay in the UK as memorable as possible.

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Living with us

Living with us

We know that moving to a new city can be a bit scary, so we do everything we can to make your move as simple as possible.

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Where students choose to live

Where students choose to live

We offer more than just the essentials and then some to make your stay with us as convenient, safe and affordable.

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We’ve got a range of student accommodation available from shared flats to self-contained apartments.

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