About us

Promoting friendship and hospitality across Commonwealth nations

Welcome to The Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship. We are a charitable, independent and non-political organisation that connects people from Commonwealth countries. We also offer affordable student accommodation services in London for full time international students from Commonwealth countries.

We exist purely to welcome and help all members and visitors to the UK. Whether you are visiting for business, pleasure or study we offer a friendly environment where you can meet British people and attend a variety of events to make your stay memorable.

Established in 1901, we have a long history of linking people from the across the Commonwealth through our vast array of services and events. With headquarters in London, as well as leagues across Australia, New Zealand and Zimbabwe - we also have affiliated organisations throughout the USA and Canada.

The Victoria League maintains a busy calendar of events that you are sure to want to attend, from occasions such as the Oxford Boat Race, the Queen’s Birthday Parade to Christmas luncheons, barbecues, parties and organised visits places of interest.