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Official reception for international students

International students Reception Poster

To celebrate the arrival of new international students in London, an official reception has been organised to welcome you. The event will be held at the prestigious 229 Venue, Great Portland Street on Thursday 13th October 2016.

Arriving students from universities across London will attend the reception, making this a great opportunity to make new friends and network with other international students from around the world.

You will be treated to performances from the Royal Academy of Music, The Voice UK finalist and international student, Emmanuel Nwamadi. There will also be a fantastic prize draw from The London Pass, who are offering 100 students the chance to receive a complimentary London Pass worth £52 each.

London is a global leader in education and culture and this event wants to celebrate your move and the fantastic choice you have made.

Register now and secure your place

UCAS: University clearing for international students

student studying in library

Every summer, thousands of international students successfully apply to study in London via Clearing. Here’s our guide to applying to a London university during Clearing. What is clearing? Clearing is a university application service available for undergraduate students between July and September every year. During the Clearing period, students can apply for courses which still […]

Applying to a London university with an international qualification

City Hall with group of students

  Every year, over 100,000 international students study in London at bachelor, master or PhD level. UK universities are familiar with a wide variety of different qualifications. When you apply to study at a London university, your application will be reviewed by the admissions team at the university. Admissions teams are very experienced in assessing […]

7 ways to deal with homesickness

aerial view of London from a plane

Starting life at university, especially in a new city or country, can be incredibly exciting. However, it is inevitable that, at some point, you will feel homesick. It is estimated that up to 70% of people will suffer homesickness and is perfectly normal. Here is our helpful guide about how to deal with homesickness so […]

Scouting for talent for the Innovation Award 2016

St Pauls Cathedral at sunset, London

With the deadline for our new International Student Innovation Award fast approaching, the Study London team has been out and about scouting for talent at some of the capital’s recent graduate shows. We’ve seen some excellent innovative ideas from the degree shows at the AA School of Architecture; the University of the Arts London at […]

National Parks Week

Buckingham Palace from St James's Park

We think you might agree, there is something delightfully British about a summer picnic in the park. To celebrate National Parks Week we have picked 10 of our favourite parks and picnic locations across London. Which one is your favourite? Hyde Park Hyde Park has something for everyone. Over 4,000 trees, beautiful lakes and stunning […]


Big Ben and Westminster bridge

We are delighted to have worked with Student.Com in creating this video with a simple message. To students from all over the globe, there is one thing you need to know, #LondonIsOpen

London just got better for You

London Skyline

Our money expert, Peter Miles from UniZest, is back and he has some exciting news! With all of the recent uncertainty following the UK vote for Brexit it is easy to become distracted from the fact that London remains at the pinnacle of Global Cities. London continues to provide truly amazing opportunities and experiences to […]

Angelou Anzhe Zhu – A Dream to Reality


    We first met Angelou at the Royal College of Art’s graduate fashion show at the atmospheric Averard Hotel. In this interview Angelou talks about what inspired him to study fashion, why he choose to study London and about his aspirations for the future. You can see more of Angelou’s work here:  Hello […]

Money-Management Tips For International Students

Money management tips

We have invited our money expert, Peter Miles of UniZest, to share his advice to international students studying in the UK. We have all experienced that sinking feeling you get when you realise that you have managed to spend rather more money than you anticipated, leaving you extremely short of cash and worried about making […]

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