Universities in London
University of Westminster
The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 and has been teaching international students for over 150 years. Today, the university accommodates approximately 24,000 students of which more than 6,000 are international students from over 160 countries.
The University of Westminster has four discipline-specific campuses, three in London's West End and one 40 minutes north west in Harrow. Each campus contains its own library, computers and cafes so no matter which campus a student is on they will have similar resources. The small student to teacher ratio creates an enriching environment for ISA students while the university offers a wide variety of traditional and progressive courses as well as theory and practical courses in the field of media, arts and design.
Besides the excellent academic offerings, the University of Westminster's campuses are a short distance from London landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the London Zoo and the British Library. Located in the heart of this international and cosmopolitan city, the University of Westminster provides a truly British experience.
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King's College London
King's College London, ranked among the top 25 universities in the world and part of the prestigious Russell Group, was founded in 1829 by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington. Withi its regal history and prestigious ranking King's has created a reputation for being a center of global academic excellence.Today, the college accommodates more than 25,000 students, including 7,000 international students from almost every country, ethnic and cultural group.
King's College London offers 800 plus courses from nine schools of study. Students have access to the facilities, services and courses offered at King's College London allowing complete integration with local degree-seeking students. This unique connectivity provides students with an immediate network of academic, social and cultural organizations and opportunities as they experience the capital city.
In addition to being one of the top world universities, King's College London was short listed for 'University of the Year' in the 2008 by the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards and ended up winning the title in 2010/11.
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University of Roehampton
Being one of the first higher education entities to admit women, Roehampton has a strong academic history dating from the 1840s. In 2004, four unique colleges combined forces and created the University of Roehampton that is known today. Study abroad students will have access to the facilities, services and courses allowing complete integration with local degree-seeking students. Boasting a student community of over 110 nationalities, the university is commited to ensuring that students receive a truly globalized education during their time in London.
Roehampton is situated in south-west London, just south of the River Thames, in Zone 3. The areas nearest the university are Putney, Richmond, and Hammersmith. Students will also be able to take advantage of the surrounding green space as Richmond Park, the largest of London's parks, and Wimbledon Common (the site of Wimbledon stadium) are within close proximity to the university campus.
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Florida State University-London Study Centre
The FSU London Study Centre is located in historic Bloomsbury and housed in a row of seventeenth-century townhouses. The campus is just a stone's throw from the West End Theatre District and combines modern convenience with an historic setting. The Theatre Studies Program is designed to help students take advantage of the exceptional resources of London Theatre. Students are taught by local pracititioners and get hands on experience in their theme focused classes. The London Study Centre and Theatre Studise Program is an ideal program for any student with a focus or interest in theatre.
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Custom Programs in London
Academics vary by program and may be comprised of one or more of the following:
Goldsmiths, University of London
Goldsmiths main campus lies in New Cross, a riverside borough in Southeast London, just 20 minutes by tube from Central London. Around New Cross itself you'll find an eclectic mix of coffee shops, pubs and places to eat. The area is a hub of creative talent and has a thriving music scene. Goldsmiths as a university combines excellence in teaching and research with a distinctly innovative and creative approach to a wide range of subjects. On campus you'll find psychologists work with computer scientists, artists with cultural theorists, musicians with anthropologists and so on. It has been recognized as one the UK's top creative universities as voted by students.
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Queen Mary, University of London
Queen Mary is in the heart of London's East End where students from all over the city come to enjoy the nightlife of neighboring Shoreditch and Hoxton Square. Nearby Brick Lane, famous for its curry houses, is home to unique second-hand clothing shops and popular clubs. The site of the 2012 London Olympic Village is just a few miles away and the college is a short walk to two Underground (Tube) stations, providing easy access to the social, cultural, historic and academic attractions of London.
Queen Mary, University of London has an international reputation for quality, achievement and research success and is a part of the prestigious Russell Group. The fully enclosed campus is based at Mile End, about two miles from St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London. The main campus building dates from 1887, but the sixteen-acre site consists mainly of modern, purpose-built buildings which house the five faculties and administrative offices, and include the Great Hall, a new library, bank, bookshop, health center, student residences and the Student Union.
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