How do I book?
Once you have decided to stay at QAH please fill out and send through the completed application form 2023/2024 to email@example.com or feel free to call us on 020 7589 1120 and we can help.
Who can apply?
Any female who is enrolled in full time study within the Estate of the 1851 Commission such as Royal College of Music, Royal College of Art, Imperial College.
Can I choose a certain room?
You may request an ‘Premium Double’, ‘Large’, ‘Medium’ or ‘Small’; size room. We will always try to allocate your first preference.
How much do I need to pay to secure my booking?
Once you have been accepted into QAH we will ask for a £500 deposit, which is separate from your fees. Details can be found here. It is refundable at the end of your stay with us as long as there are no damages, your room is left clean and there is no outstanding rent.
What form of payment do you take?
QAH accepts payments by bank transfer. In exceptional circumstances, we are able to accept payments made by cheque. Additional fees on bank/wire transfers will depend on your bank which you will be required to cover, please check with them beforehand. We do not accept any payments made in cash.
If you are an overseas student, the easiest way to pay is by BACS bank transfer.
I don’t live in the UK and I don’t have a UK Bank account – what do I need to do?
You are able to pay your accommodation fees by BACS bank transfer, once you have arrived in the UK we advise that you should open up a UK Bank account.
When will I know that I have been accepted to stay at QAH?
Once your application form has been submitted your application will be reviewed and a room allocated subject to availability, you will then receive an Acceptance Letter and Licence Agreement.
When are the Accommodation Fees due for 2023/2024?
Your accommodation fees are split up into 3 instalments throughout the year:
Autumn Term – due on or before 14 July 2023
Spring Term – due on or before 17 November 2023
Summer Term – due on or before 01 March 2024
However, if you wish to pay upfront then please let us know and we can arrange for an invoice to be sent to you showing the full amount.
What is included in my accommodation fees?
Your accommodation fees cover use of communal facilities, all utility bills such as heating, water, electricity, Wi-Fi and as a catered residence, meals are provided as per below:
Monday – Friday – Breakfast and Dinner
Saturday – Sunday Breakfast and Lunch
What if I change my mind, what is the cancellation policy?
The cancellation policy for 2023/2024 is outlined in the 2023/2024 License Agreement.
Do I have to pay council tax?
Residents /students at QAH are exempt from council tax as we are Charity.
What happens if I can’t afford my rent?
If you find yourself in financial difficulties, you should speak to your site team as soon possible. Likewise, if the dates your rent instalments are due do not align with the dates you receive your student loan, please let us know and we will try to come to a solution.