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Student life at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We’ve teamed up with Loughborough University London to find out the best deals for students on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, London. Take a look at the hand-picked student discounts not to miss.

One for the thrill seekers

Since it’s opening in June 2016, The ArcelorMittal Orbit slide has welcomed tens of thousands of visitors desperate to try the world’s biggest tunnel slide. Now students can enjoy £4 off the standard ticket price when booking in advance – just remember to take your student ID card with you on the day.

Olympic facilities at student-friendly prices

If you’re accustomed to life in London, you’ll know that the cost of a gym membership doesn’t come cheap. But with a Better Student Health and Fitness membership, you can access a state-of-the-art gym at the Copper Box Arena and world-class swimming facilities at the London Aquatics Centre for just £36 per month. What’s more, you are not tied into a contract and there’s no joining fee!

Did somebody say chicken?!

If you love chicken, you’ll love Monday nights at Randy’s Wing Bar. From 6pm, you can enjoy unlimited wings for just £12!

Fish Fridays at Shane’s

Shane’s on Canalside is the perfect place to enjoy classic British dishes with an added touch of finery. We love their Friday food offer of mussels, fries and a glass of rosé for just £12, although students can enjoy 25% off food and drinks on any weekday between 11am and 5pm.

A night of culture

Take a mate to Stratford Picture House to see the best in theatre, dance and opera for just £10. Upcoming shows include Hamlet live from the National Theatre, Black Sabbath’s ‘The End of the End’ Final Tour production, and The Nutcracker live from the Royal Opera House.

 

What not to miss as a new student in London

© King's College London

Stephanie Limuaco, Senior International Officer at King’s College London, shares her top tips for getting to know the centre of London. Have you arrived in London and are ready to have the best time of your life? We’re ready to welcome you to London with open arms, and universities like King’s College London make it possible […]

Discover London: The City’s Top 10 Free Attractions

As a student at one of London’s universities, you have a wealth of sights and experiences right on your door step. The opportunities for sightseeing, shopping, visiting museums and galleries or attending events and festivals are endless. You might be surprised how much there is to do in London that’s free of charge – and […]

“London is an open-minded city which offered me a lot of opportunities” – Tae Youn Kim, from South Korea

BA Design student Tae Youn Kim moved from South Korea to London to study at Goldsmiths, University of London. Here he shares his experiences of studying in London. Why did you choose to study Design at Goldsmiths, University of London? I attended a British Council study abroad fair in Seoul and talked to many members […]

Imperial students collaborate on important science research

Imperial students collaborate on drug discovery for neglected diseases Gaining ‘real-life experience’ is a top priority for any student deciding on a degree course. At Imperial College London, a new partnership with the research and development organisation Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), is giving students exactly that. DNDi is part of the Open Synthesis Network (OSN), […]

Imperial Festival: A Celebration of Science, Engineering and Creativity

Imperial College London, one of the world’s top universities, will once again host the Imperial Festival on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May at the College’s South Kensington Campus. Flying robots, immersive art and delicious food are just some of the hands-on experiences visitors can look forward to in 2017. The Festival is designed to share […]

Make this summer your London experience at SOAS, University of London

Join our vibrant SOAS community and choose from 13 different summer courses – apply now or find out more! The SOAS Academic Summer School is highly international: since its start, the Academic Summer School has welcomed students from close to 80 different countries. 90% of the 2016 summer students would recommend the Academic Summer School […]

“If you dream about being a professional artist, be prepared, be focused and work hard.”

Michael, student at the University of the Arts London

Michael is studying Fashion (Womenswear) at the University of the Arts London. Here he shares his top reasons for studying fashion in London. London is home to the best art and design universities London has some of the best art and design universities in the world. The University of the Arts London is Europe’s largest specialist university […]

“What I love most about London is its dynamism”

French student Enzo Marius Gendreau came to London in 2015 to study Business at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL). One of the stars of an upcoming video series about studying in London, Enzo decided to come to London to pursue his dreams of setting up his own marketing company. Originally from Bordeaux, Enzo commented […]

“Get ready because this is going to be great.”

  As the deadline to apply for the MESCyT scholarship for overseas study approaches one of last year’s scholarship recipients – Deborah Guerrero – gives her thoughts on her overseas adventure and explains why students should look to London for an amazing international experience. Deborah Guerrero is currently studying for her Masters in Arts Management […]

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