Living in halls of residence is a great way to get to know other people and can be lots of fun. You usually share a flat with both male and female students from a range of different backgrounds.
Kingston University has arranged some contents insurance for you with Endsleigh, the number one student insurance provider. This cover does not protect laptops and phones or other items when you are outside your room. It is important for you to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure you fully understand the protection provided.
Enter your policy number HH1217 at endsleigh.co.uk/reviewcover to check your policy details (if you are in IQ Wave then please use HH1146 as your policy number). Here you will be able to:
It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for, as you may find that the contents cover is not sufficient and you need to extend it to protect all of your possessions both inside and outside of your room.
Each year we run a Welcome to Halls event, view our video from September 2014:
If you stay at halls in your first year the university puts on a welcome halls event at each hall of residence where there's free food at a BBQ, games and DJs from the local radio station come down and play music.
When I first moved to Kingston I lived in student halls. For me this was the best way of meeting people, gaining independence gradually, and settling into an area that I knew very little about.
If you're staying in halls of residence you'll need to bring the following:
Kitchens in halls are fully equipped with a fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, iron and ironing board.