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Egham is a Town Runnymede, Surrey, in the south-east of England. It has excellent connections to London via both car and train. It adjoins, to junction 13 of the M25 motorway and is just a 19-mile drive to the city centre of London.
Egham may be a small town, but it has a thriving student community and is home to a top rate university. The Royal Holloway University of London is located just west of the town centre. The University has one of the best reputations in the UK and in 2014 was ranked 12th in the UK by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The historical and cultured town offers plenty of museums, galleries, shops, cafes and sites to see. No matter what your idea of entertainment is, you will be able to find it in the town. And you will be able to get there quickly too – the college bus service in town is excellent running frequently and to all the popular spots, making it easy for students to get around.
The pedestrianised town centre is also easy to get around, with most amenities likely to be within walking distance of your accommodation. The town also has specialist shops, and food stores offering students an alternative to the broader retail centres.
Egham is ideally situated for International students or avid travellers. It’s just a short drive from Heathrow airport and also has excellent train connections to the south west of England giving students the chance to explore national parks, coastline and forests.
The calm and quiet of Egham can provide a nice reprieve, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on anything that a bigger city has to offer. London’s Waterloo Station is only a forty minute train ride away, with regular trains running into the city.
As a student in Egham, you get the best of both worlds; able to experience the excellent restaurants, nightlife, entertainment and attractions of London but having a peaceful home to retreat to at the end of it all.
Wherever students go nightlife follows – while Egham does not have a huge variety of nightlife because of its great connection to London, you can find anything you’re after; from live bands to DJs no matter your mood you will be able to find something.
Shoreditch is famous for its bars – from huge venues like XOYO to small pop-ups and speakeasies, whatever you’re in the mood for Shoreditch will be able to accommodate.
And then at the end of it all, you can take the short train journey back to your peaceful, rural town away from the beeping horns and overcrowding of the city.
Student accommodation in Egham is plentiful, and there’s a vast range on offer; from shared houses to university halls.
Living independently as a student gives you a lot of flexibility. The range of student accommodation on offer in Egham gives you a lot of options; you can live close to campus or in another area of town, live with friends or have more private lodgings. No matter what you’re after, Student Homes will be able to help you find the perfect student accommodation for your budget.
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