For the second year, a select group of international students were welcomed to their new home city at an official event hosted by Rajesh Agrawal, the Deputy Mayor of London, last week (17 October 2018).
After meeting Rajesh, students from the US, France, China, Austria, India and Hong Kong, Ghana and Cambodia were treated to a whirlwind afternoon experiencing some of London’s best activities.
After lunch at by Chloe, one of London’s newest trendy spots, students hopped in classic Mini Coopers for a whistle-stop tour of the city’s coolest sites with smallcarBIGCITY, followed by a chocolate-making class at prestigious Hotel Chocolat, before finishing with drinks on the roof of Urbanest Westminster Bridge, a private student accommodation block with panoramic views of the city.
Check out the video below to find out what the students got up to.
Students who took part in the International Student Welcome are enrolled at the University of East London; London Metropolitan University; Istituto Marangoni London; St George’s, University of London; Queen Mary University of London; London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Brunel University London and the Royal College of Art.
The recent Times Higher Education Rankings show London remains the top performing city for universities, but there are many more reasons why London is a great place to study. Boasting more than 1,000 museums and galleries, the British capital is the perfect place to develop your skills outside university, or to widen your horizons by […]
London is the best city in the world for prospective students, with four universities in the top 40, more than any other city, according to the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings. From cutting-edge facilities and world-famous lecturers, to award-winning alumni and fantastic courses, London universities provide everything students need to set them up […]
Welcome to London! Now that you’ve arrived, there are only a few last steps before you can explore everything the city has to offer. Enrol with your university Don’t forget to register with your university as soon as you arrive. Make sure you attend the registration event at the date and time your university has […]
Make the most of your time as a student in the city and discover all it has to offer with our top budget tips. With more than 1,000 museums and galleries, as well as historical palaces, parks, restaurants and other attractions, there are plenty of places for you to explore in London – and lots […]
University enrolments are just around the corner, and it’s time to start packing. Here are a few tips to make your move to London easier. Book your accommodation Arrange your accommodation before you arrive. This is important whether you plan on living in student halls or in private accommodation. Check your university website for details […]
Diego moved to London to study MSc Finance at Imperial College London and graduated in 2015. After graduating, he founded the platform Unibuddy, which allows universities to connect prospective students with current students. We spoke to Diego about his time living and studying in London. Why did you choose to study MSc Finance at Imperial […]
Be inspired by some of London’s latest graduates in fashion and design. Under the Light Fashion Show Learn more about the designers of tomorrow, fresh from graduating from the acclaimed Istituto Marangoni London. The Shoreditch fashion and design school’s top graduates showcased their 2018 womenswear collections with the Under the Light fashion show at Bankside […]
Lea moved to London to study MA Arts & Cultural Management at King’s College London. She has made the most of her time in London by gaining a variety of work experiences and setting up her own start-up business, ToddlerTunez. We spoke to Lea about her time living and studying in London. What do you enjoy […]
Tanvi is a MSc Entrepreneurship, Finance & Innovation student at Loughborough University London. Here, she shares her experiences of studying and living in London. Why did you choose to study MSc Entrepreneurship Finance & Innovation at Loughborough University London? I always wanted to pursue a degree in Entrepreneurship and searching for a master’s course in […]