Student Club Nights in London
Let’s just get one thing straight - it ain’t easy being a student and keeping a social life in full flow while you’re living in London. While the city might have an unwanted rep for being expensive, there’s also plenty of student-friendly bars and club events in town offering a great night out without the need to go emptying those pockets. Read on for our complete guide to the best student club nights in London.
Last updated on 28th April 2017
Is your bank balance feeling a little slender? Don't worry, not when queue jump and entry for this cracking club night in Camden comes in at just £8 courtesy of our 'Queue Jump Saver'. A late night party that pays homage to Proud's horse history, Polo plays only the finest in hot house hits and heaving funky disco to a dapper crowd every Saturday night in the city.
Join a whole host of young party goers for a seriously fun night out with the London bar crawl experts! 1 Big Night Out take you on a fun-filled tour of some of London's best bars and clubs, give you glow-sticks, t-shirts to write on each other with and heaps of cheap drink deals!
Drawing students from all over London, the Ultimate Power club night returns to the Electric Circus in Camden. With a great line-up of up-and-coming DJs, the music policy here is simple - the team only play the best songs of all time. Featuring the likes of Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Oasis, all the songs played here are well known and popular with all crowds. Singing is almost unavoidable and everyone will leave having testing their voice box to the max. Grab your mates, grab a drink from the bar and delve deep into all the frivolous fun on offer here.
Join the prettiest freaks in town every Saturday night in London as Shaka Zulu bring out the most unusual and interesting acts on their roster for an affordable night of quirky circus inspired shenanigans. From DJs until the early hours of the morning, to fire breathers and acrobats, experience a truly unique student night in London.
BallieBallerson is a London bar for all the big kids out there. Hoping to fill all their guests with a feeling of nostalgia, the bar staff have created a range of drinks inspired by the most popular sweets of the 90s and noughties. Think dib-dabs and refresher cocktails. Of course, the main attraction has to be the find ball pit. Dive head first into everything on offer here.
Not all bar crawls include free shots and unlimited pizza at the first venue, but then BarHopping is far from your average crawl. Pay your ticket and get free entry to each place on the night, with exclusive drink discounts, welcome shots and queue jump including on every stop of the way. There’s a pro photographer to document (help you remember) the night and you’ll end up partying into the night at a top West End club!
And now to a venue that really needs no introduction. Infernos is the student institution in the heart of Clapham where you can sing and dance to your heart's content. Expect cheesy music and lots of cheap drinks on the menu at a student club night you've just got to cross off the bucket list.
One of the most central nightclubs in London is Piccadilly Institute; a multi-roomed party haven that attracts students for nights of unadulterated excess. Always packed out come the weekends, dance to an eclectic playlist of music that changes throughout their six quirky, themed rooms.
For a fun-filled evening that won't hit your pocket very hard then this pub crawl in Camden is for you. You'll be able to snap up some free shot deals, free entry, queue jump and some unrivalled drinks discounts. You'll be in great company too - these events always attract a buzzing group of party people.
Proud goes all in at Magic Thursdays, where special guest DJs play house, garage, hip-hop, R&B and disco hits across three rooms. Drink deals are full steam ahead - get 2 jaegerbombs for a fiver and £1 shots - and there’s plenty of games, ball pits, hot tubs, a secret terrace garden and giveaways to look forward to while you’re here.
What’s the only thing more fun than bingo? Adding in a tonne of RnB and hip hop to create Blingo, is what. Expect big prizes, mad beats, dance offs, lip sync battles and the biggest house party afterwards. Best bit? Tickets are a tenner.
Students, it’s time to storm the Thames because the boat party of your dreams has arrived. Across two floors, the finest DJs from NEWLONDON will be playing the best in house and techno across two floors. Then, once the boat docks, it’s time to take over Lightbox as Clive Henry is on the decks.
Calling all students! Head to Soho Zebrano and take part in a lively student bar crawl through the heart of London. Alongside visiting some of Central London's busiest late night bars, party animals that buy a ticket will be given free shots and free pizza in the first bar. Grab your mates, head to Soho Zebrano and party long into the early hours at this fun event.
No one quite knows how to party like American students, so Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket is throwing a party to celebrate just that. Expect an evening of beer pong, beer bongs, red solo cups, sorority sisters and frat brothers, all while the drinks are up to 50% off!
The Shoreditch is a tiki-tastic, fun-time cocktail bar and club slap bang in the heart of Shoreditch high street. With free entry most nights, a great happy hour till 10pm, live music in the basement and party-rocking DJs playing anything and everything, this is a great place for a student night in Shoreditch.
For a fun student night out in London, the Shoreditch Pub Crawl is your first port of call and a favourite among the uni crowd. The biggest East London bar crawl collective make it their job to show you the best time, hitting up the biggest clubs and sorting out cheap drinks and even cheap entry as they go!
With tickets starting from £2, Cargo is an East London clubbing hero. Perfect for a student night out, this Shoreditch spot has a whole host of clubnights, from throwback Thursdays through to a circus-themed night.
Students who are fans of RnB, garage and hip hop will be hard-pressed to find an event more suited to them than Supa Dupa Fly’s sixth birthday party. Taking advantage of The Mangle’s top quality sound-system, some of the UKs most in-demand DJs will be playing the best songs from the 90s and 00s.
Get the gang together for a boat party with a difference. Not only will you get to party to the best tunes the DJs have to offer, you’ll get to witness some of the best sights London has to offer – such as Parliament or Tower Bridge. Partying and sight-seeing? Nothing is more London than that.
Featuring a Manhattan-styled cocktail lounge and one of the most swish club rooms in Covent Garden, Sway is a playground for adults with sumptuous drinks and late night party beats. There’s good drink deals and happy hours to take advantage of, with DJs playing classic hits and latest chart tunes ‘til late.
A melting pot of Brazilian beach bar and London bloc party club thrown together, Floripa offers one of the best carnival party atmospheres in Shoreditch. Offering something a little different to your normal night out in London, eat South American street food, sup ice cold caipirinhas and take in the vibrant party spirit of this exotic, feel-good joint.
Calling all beer pong champions, there’s a bar crawl with your name written all over it. Taking place from the heart of Shoreditch each and every Thursday, these guys offer 2-4-1 discounts on a bar crawl that gets you in to some of the area's best nightspots completely FREE. There’s free shots on every pitstop, plenty of drinking games and all kinds of fun-loving people by your side.
Kanaloa has an amazing treehouse that you can hire, a beach area perfect for party groups and lots of tiki-themed decor. Keep your eyes peeled because this tiki-style london student club puts on fun nights including Love Shack monthly karaoke nights plus everyday Happy Hour.
Get yourself down to the Old Queen’s Head for a night of student brand fun at The Disco Freaks. These guys have played Glastonbury, bringing their brand of vinyl funk, soul and disco to every venue. And for less than a fiver, you can join the fun.
Find yourself at a loose end on a Sunday night? Head down to Brixton Jamm and soak up all the fun of their weekly reggae night. Alongside a selection of great street food vendors, the night features the city's best reggae sound systems and the most generous happy hour discounts in South London.
Monday Fever Student Night is very popular at Zoo Bar with very drinkonomical prices and great party tunes for London's students! Located in the heart of London, this is a recommended student night waiting to be discovered.
Novo is the wildly popular R&B, hip hop and commercial house party that arrives at Mayfair's glam Montezuma basement lounge every Friday. You can expect to party alongside a glamorous crowd in one of the most sought after cocktail bars and nightclubs around, with a £12 advanced ticket including one free vodka cocktail to get your night underway.
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A loud ‘n’ lively late night American-style bar and restaurant, Roadhouse is a banging bar in Covent Garden any day of the week. With a brash attitude to rival that of its American counterparts, the nightly entertainment of bands, DJs and dancing girls will keep you partying till 3am. Their great happy hour deals and cheap entry make it a perfect place for students.
Travel back in time with all the old bangers you love to hear at Throwback Thursday with Cargo. DJ Daniel Pozzebon will be bringing the best Old School Hip Hop, R&B and everything in between, Cargo will be bringing the awesome venue and you bring your love of the past hits.
The Roxy just off Oxford Street is a lively and fun Soho bar and club that is very popular for a student night on Wednesdays. Great drinks promotions and NUS discounts will keep the budget down and you can dance the night away to hip hop, electro and drum n bass.
Located in Angel, it's no secret that The Old Queen's Head know how to throw a good party. The quirky venue puts on huge nights from an evening dedicated to Prince through to the best Hip Hop in town.
Head to Liverpool Street to party this bank holiday weekend away with ex Portshead member Andy Smith as he takes over the decks at The Horse and Groom. Playing a hot mix of hiphop and retro tunes, the DJ will be accompanied by SoulSaver at this City venue.
If you’re a student in London, you’ve been on your fair share of bar crawls. Well, you haven’t been on one like this before. Up to 100 revellers will be led through some of Central London’s most exclusive clubs, gaining fast track entry, free shots and drink deals throughout.
Some may say that Thursdays are the new Friday, but 1 Big Night Out have their money on it being Sunday instead. Not only one of the most affordable bar crawls in London, and brimming with party hearty antics at that, 1 Big Night Out are ignoring the Monday slog with their Shoreditch Sunday Sessions; a night of drinks freebies, thumping dance floors and more.
To celebrate Kanye West's 40th birthday, the team at the Notting Hill Arts Club are kicking things up a notch, hosting a night dedicated solely to this 21-time Grammy winning artist. The line up of DJs are under strict instruction to only play Kanye's biggest tunes and collaborations from his seven studio albums. Expect a night out full of attitude and swag.
Something of a hot-bed for Roehampton revellers, this Moroccan-themed party venue attracts hordes of fun-loving students who like to party long into the night. With a killer soundsystem, late licence, unique cocktails and handy discounts for those on the guestlist, Fez Club ticks all the right boxes for a lively student-friendly night out in South London.
Sick of house parties being in someone’s dodgy flat? Want good music and one of the biggest clubs in Shoreditch? Come to Robbie’s House Party, where the best in RnB, Hip Hop, House and Old Skool are playing on the decks and the beer pong is out in force on the tables. And if you stay until 1.45am, there’s free pizza!
Club nights can sometimes blur into one, so why not try something completely different. Far Rockaway are hosting a house party like no other with everything from DJs to retro games and arcades to karaoke and beer pong.
Students in London have so much choice, sometimes it’s hard to figure out where you want to go out. Well, why not just choose one of the best parties in Shoreditch with Cargo’s Switched. The most exciting resident DJs will be playing the best music in two rooms to get you partying on the dance floor until the early morning.