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World-class universities

With four universities in the world’s top 40, London is globally recognised as an acclaimed centre of learning. Universities such as University College London, Imperial College London and the London School of Economics and Political Science are at the heart of ground-breaking research that is helping change the modern world.

International students’ home

Due to London being such an exciting and multicultural city, over 100,000 international students from around 200 different nationalities choose to study here. You can be a part of this vibrant network, and study in the most international student city in the world. 

100,000 international students from around 200 different nationalities
study in London

Academic home to notable individuals

Be inspired by being close to some of the best universities in the UK, where you can attend lectures and learn about the exciting research taking place there. Notable past alumni of London universities include political figure Mahatma Gandhi, President John F. Kennedy, Author Thomas Hardy and Poet John Keats.

Amazing learning resources

In London, knowledge is always at your fingertips. Dotted across the city are over 120 libraries and around 1,000 museums and galleries for you to easily expand your learning, stretch your knowledge and indulge in your passions.

Centre for academic excellence

The universities in London attract some of the best minds from all over the world. There have been over 70 Nobel Prize laureates that have either worked or studied at a London university – meaning you can be inspired by their work and even have the opportunity to hear some of them speak.

Home to big business

London’s worldwide status means that big businesses base themselves here, including key law, media and medical companies, as well as publishers, finance companies and more. These companies provide networking opportunities as well as internships and work experience – meaning that you can immerse yourself in your chosen career.

70 Nobel Prize laureates have either worked or studied
at a London university