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 University is recognized by the Ministry of State for Universities, Science and Cities and also is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).
Popular areas of study at Queen Mary include:
• STEM focused subjects
• Biological Sciences
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 ISA London office and the social, cultural, historic and academic attractions of London. Queen Mary is the only enclosed campus in Central London while still providing all the modern facilities of a traditional campus including campus cafes, libraries, dorms, computer labs, research facilities and health clinic.
Queen Mary was ranked 98th in the 2014 QS World University Rankings. All courses taken by Study Abroad students are credit bearing degree modules taught by Queen Mary faculty. All lectures are given by Queen Mary lecturers and Professors, all of whom will have PhDs. Seminar and tutorial groups may, in some cases, be facilitated by Post Graduate Teaching Assistants who are in the process of completing their doctoral studies.