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London is Named “Global University Capital”

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London has been hailed the official global university capital by Times Higher Education (THE).

THE selected 18 of the best global cities for higher education, basing its rankings on cities that host the most universities that appear in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Described as a “formidable hub of higher education”, London has nine institutions in THE’s World University Rankings top 400. And four universities are in the top 40, including  Imperial College London (10), University College London (21), London School of Economics and Political Science (32), King’s College London(38).

London is the most diverse city in the world, as a quarter of the capital’s 400,000 university students come from overseas from more than 200 different nations.

Students have an amazing course choice with 30,000 university courses at London’s 45 universities.



London Second Best City For Students

Mortar Board World Record for London University Students

  London has been hailed the second best city for students in global rankings drawn up by the QS Best Student Cities. The index assesses cities based on five key categories: university rankings, student mix, quality of living, employer activity and affordability. Missing the top slot by only two points, the UK capital had the […]

Top 10 Reasons to Study in London

Mortar Board World Record for London University Students

  1. Quality universities: London has six universities in the top 200 of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. 2. A welcoming student city: London is the most diverse and welcoming city in the world. Students from more than 200 different nations study here. 3. Great social life: You’ll never be bored in London […]

London is One of World’s Best Places to Study, according to University Rankings

It’s official: London is one of the best places in the world to study with four universities at the top of a prestigious global ranking of higher education institutions. The city boasts four top 40 universities – up from three last year – in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. This is more […]

London universities ranked amongst best in the world for academic reputation

Four London universities have been included in a global league table of the world’s top 100 universities for academic reputation. A spin-off of the Annual World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education’s world reputation ranking of universities is based on the expert judgement of senior, published academics from all over the world. London’s Imperial College […]

Graduate starting salaries are set to rise in 2013

Graduate starting salaries are set to rise by 4% in 2013, according to research by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). The predicted rise – from £26,000 to £26,500 – will follow a period of stagnation in pay when salaries remained at £25,000 from 2009 to 2011. “The predicted increase to graduate salaries is significant […]

London Best for UK Graduate Salaries

London has 8 universities in the top 10 UK universities with the best graduate salaries, including all of the top five places. Only the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge can compete. “Study in London for big salaries,” was the headline in UK national newspaper The Daily Telegraph, which reported the findings of the graduate survey. […]

Top London Universities for Graduate Salaries and Careers

Work, work, work. That’s all we think about. Why? Well we know how important your degree is for your CV and career. It’s no coincidence that London had 13 universities in a top 30 ranking for graduate salaries. This gives students from a London university a great chance of getting a high paid job when […]

Understanding London University Rankings

London was recently named the best English language speaking city in the world in which to be a student, according to the QS Best Student Cities ranking. This follows the RMIT Global University City Index where London was ranked the number one city in the world for students. There’s many other university rankings too, all with […]

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