Universities in London

  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Westminster
  • Queen Mary, University of London
  • King's College London
  • Kingston University
  • Custom Programs in London

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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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. Located in the heart of this international and cosmopolitan city, the University of Westminster provides a truly British experience.

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Queen Mary, University 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.

Queen Mary is situated 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.

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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. With 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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Kingston University

Kingston University has a rich history dating back to the Anglo-Saxon times and is today well recognized for the strength of the academic departments and the quality of instruction. With about 21,000 students, it is the largest provider of higher education in southwest London.

Kingston University seeks to establish a learning culture in which teaching and research of the highest quality are able to flourish equally. The university's enthusiasm for novelty and innovation in higher education are relfected in the classroom as well as it's extensive community involvement. While providing a high education to all students, knowledge to local businesses, volunteers in the comunity it also focuses on creating a culture of sustainability to be a postive impact on the surrounding environment.

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Custom Programs in London

Academics vary by program and may be comprised of one or more of the following:
  • A U.S. university-taught course
  • Guest lectures by local experts
  • Visits to local companies or organizations
  • Enrolling in a course at the host university in London
  • Service-learning and/or internships