Archive for Study London

Third annual London Venture Crawl celebrates student entrepreneurship

More than 300 students from 13 London universities took part in the third edition of the annual London Venture Crawl on Wednesday 20th March, travelling on iconic red buses across London’s top innovation hubs.

The event, which in three years has grown from a small-scale initiative to a collaborative project between London universities, allows participants to discover the capital’s key innovation centres while taking part in workshops and discussions.

The eight routes took students to companies such as Amazon and Unruly and also stopped by venues like the British Library and WeWork, where the groups were able to meet and interact with industry experts, entrepreneurs and investors.

The hop-on hop-off tour closed with a student business pitch hosted by Plexal, a co-working space located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and which runs innovation programmes. Taylor Semelsberger, from the University of Westminster, impressed judges with her idea of an AI-powered software which creates customised footwear, and won the contest.

Semelsberger said: “This is my second year of the London Venture Crawl and it’s even better than the previous one. There are so many inspiring speakers, and it’s a fantastic opportunity to network with people who have the same passion as you, but are from different universities. I cannot recommend it highly enough.”

The universities who took part this year were:

King’s College London, UCL, London South Bank University, Brunel University London, The University of Westminster, Loughborough University London, Birkbeck University of London, University of East London, London College of Fashion, The University of Greenwich, City, University of London, Regent’s University London.

Student spotlight: meet Shreya from India

Shreya Sharma, MBA in International Business at University of Greenwich

Why did you choose to study in London? London has always been a dream city for me since childhood. I aspired to pursue both my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees specifically in London. It’s a multicultural city, which makes it a first choice for international students. There are also top-rated universities located in London, with excellence […]

Student spotlight: meet Avineet from India

Meet Avineet from India, who is pursuing a master’s of Comparative and International Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London. When I finished my law school in India, I decided to pursue my master’s in a foreign university because I’ve always wanted to work in an international law firm. While I was researching universities […]

New international students get a warm London welcome

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 […]

6 must-visit museums and galleries for students in London

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 […]

Find out why London is the best place in the world to study

© Shutterstock

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 […]

Study London’s top arrival tips

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 […]

Budget tips for new students

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 […]

Top tips: 5 things to do before arriving in London

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 […]

Student spotlight: Meet Diego from France

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 […]

Search Courses



Course Type:

Advanced Search

Register to download our free Study in London guidebook.

Register now ×