What to expect…
The accommodation has all-inclusive bills – so you’ll never have to worry about unexpected bills! With 100MB WiFi, a roof top communal lounge with landscaped roof terraces, a cafe with outdoor seating, twelve artists' studios and an amazing 200 seat community theatre with piazza, you’re guaranteed to have everything you need for a great experience in London.
London has been voted the second best city worldwide to live in for students. The vibrant atmosphere of the city is owed to the many different cultures, communities from every continent have settled in the capital and brought with them the customs, cuisines and styles which breathe life into all corners of the city.
As a student living in London there are endless opportunities to experience these cultures through the food, shops, events, people and even graduate opportunities. London has a thriving diverse music scene, the city has plenty of student bars and clubs to cater for all tastes.
For international students there are many organisations set up to help students and non-students from around the world to meet up, practice their language skills and share their different cultural experiences. Student life in London can be expensive, it makes sense to take advantage of student discounts as often as you can. An NUS card is a starting point, as it entitles you to money off at a variety of shops, restaurants and venues.
London not only provides excellent career opportunities through the universities, but there are several services in London which offer career advice as well as a chances to network and meet potential employers. Accelerator and Google campus are just two of the many business hubs available in London for students.
Getting around London can be a daunting mission, there are many options to get to and from university, with the London underground and buses continually running. If you choose to take public transport around London, you can purchase an oyster card online which allows you to pay as you go for your journeys. Night buses are also great for students as it means getting home from the club at any time of the night is possible!