According to a recent analysis of global rankings, London has been named the best University City in the world, as published by the Independent on February 14, 2017. The royal city of Europe has the greatest number of first class universities than any other city in the world.
Recent data reveals that out of 400,000 students in London, over 100,000 studying are international students who came to London from all around the world. Another study revealed that in 2013-14 the international students studying at London universities directly contributed £3 billion to the UK economy and supported over 37,000 jobs. Most parents look for the opportunity to manage a visit to London to meet their children while taking tour of London, says an official at The Westbourne Hyde Park, a contemporary boutique hotel situated near Hyde Park, one of the best 4 star hotels in Central London.
Universities in London is Attractive to Students
No wonder, people across the globe find London an exciting and vibrant study destination which is full of opportunities. Other than the global outlook of the prestigious universities such as Imperial College London , University College London , London School of Economics and Political Science , King’s College London , Queen Mary University of London, Royal Holloway, University of London and St George’s, University of London., students are also attracted by the independence that London had to offer.
What Else Students Enjoy
- World-Class Libraries
Did you know that the British Library houses over 150 million books? The figure doesn’t remain stagnant since every year three million new items are added to the libraries. With over 120 different libraries, London is well known to offer outstanding academic support and facilities to its students.
- Culturally Rich Study Experience
With over 1,000 museums and galleries including Victoria and Albert Museum, Science Museum, Natural History Museum and more, London is a culturally rich city. Fortunately, for the students, who are most of the times tightly budgeted entry in most of them are free. Even the hotels near Natural History Museum & Science Museum are really affordable.
- Fun Destinations
Students never miss to have fun in London. There are cinemas to enjoy the latest movies, 4 star hotels near Hyde Park enjoy food, parks and live music venues to get thrilled on the tunes of the latest bands. The most favourite spots in London where students like to hang out are Marylebone, Knightsbridge, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, High Street Kensington, Regent Street, Science Museum, Natural History Museum, Selfridges, Portobello Road, Harrods.
Right from the world-class theaters to pubs and bars, London is globally known for its nightlife. No matter how late it is, you’ll always find someplace where party would have just started.
When finished with his education, a student leaves London with an internationally recognized qualification, improved language skills, network of fiends, links to global companies, and most importantly, the experience of living in the most culturally diverse city.