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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 given you, and bring your passport as your university needs a copy. Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll be given your library card, and you can request a letter confirming your student status for any administrative requirements, such as opening a bank account.

Attend a welcome event

Sign up to one of your university’s new international student welcome events. This is a fantastic way to meet people and to find all the information you need.

If you can’t attend, visit your university’s international office, which can provide you with information on university life, the campus and the local area.

Explore your adoptive city

Now that you’re settled, it’s time to discover your new home, London.

Explore the capital’s 32 boroughs, including eclectic areas in central and outer London.

Whether you’re interested in art, want to learn about the city’s history or sample its hundreds of cuisines, there’s so much to do in the capital.

Also keep an eye on what’s on in London, including exciting annual festivals, sporting events and West End theatre shows.

Uncover local hangouts

Find out where the locals go; whether exploring Londoners’ favourite haunts, seeking out the latest trendy spots or discovering the best places to go shopping.

Check out visitlondon.com for more top tips on exploring the city.

If you haven’t applied to study in London yet, read our application advicesearch for courses and find out more about the universities in London.

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 […]

London graduates in focus: Discover the fashion designers of the future

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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 […]

Student spotlight: Meet Lea from France

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 […]

Student spotlight: Meet Tanvi from India

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 […]

London Tech Week 2018

Where creativity, talent and innovation come together. London is a global hub for tech innovation, entrepreneurship and creative talent. London Tech Week, which takes place from 11th – 17th June, is a festival of live events celebrating the best of London’s tech scene, while providing networking, social, learning and business opportunities. The festival brings together […]

London is home to four of the world’s 40 best universities

The latest QS World University Rankings 2019 confirm that London remains home to more top universities than any city in the world, with four London universities in the top 40. London has 18 universities represented in the rankings of 1,000 universities, of which eleven feature in the top 400. Imperial College London (in 8th place) […]

Student spotlight: Meet Alicia from Mexico

Alicia, a MSci Robotics and Intelligent Systems student at King’s College London, moved from Mexico City to London to live and study in one of the world’s hubs for tech and entrepreneurship. Here she tell us more about her time in London so far. Why did you choose to study MSci Robotics and Intelligent Systems […]

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