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Imperial College London

London, England, United Kingdom

# 8 QS World University Rankings 2018
8 Undergraduate programs
2 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Public
Year established
Campus setting Urban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 66%
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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London was first established in 1845 and was then renowned as a public research university in the heart of some of London’s iconic attractions. Its founders, Prince Albert and his wife, Queen Victoria had together established and built the institution. Over a century later, it has developed into one of the top universities worldwide.

Its main campus is built in South Kensington, whereas its innovative campus is located in White City. Imperial College London is organised based on the following primary faculties, such as science, engineering, medicine, and business. However, the institution is more focused on the study area of technology and its practical application.

Over many years, Imperial College London has been recognised worldwide and consistently ranked among the leading universities. Between the years 2017 and 2018, Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings have placed it on the 8th, and is placed on 27th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Other than that, Imperial College also tops as the most innovative university in the continent of Europe by Reuters.



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Imperial College London provides students from all walks of life and study qualifications with the perfect choice for their accommodation. In this institution, accommodation are designated for undergraduate and post-graduate students, as well as those who prefer private accommodation throughout their stay.

  • Undergraduate Halls
    • all halls are self-catered
    • 39 weeks contract
    • 24/7 on-site support
    • accessible facilities
    • all halls are mixed gender; all shared rooms are single gender.
  • Post-graduate Accommodation
    • GradPad
      • 24/7 staff and security
      • Professional customer service and excellent transport links to Central London
      • 100Mb broadband, contents insurance
      • On-site maintenance services
      • Fully equipped gyms
      • Common spaces - large-screen high definition TVs, games and activity spaces and outdoor, landscaped courtyards.
    • Private accommodation
      • Students can refer to the Student Hub to help with finding private accommodation.
    • Silwood Park
      • Offered to students who are not studying in the London campus.


The facilities are offered by Imperial College London:

  • Eating and Drinking Area

  • Sports Facilities

  • Music Centre and Art Gallery

  • Imperial College Union

  • Local Hotel Accommodation

  • Conference and Events

Imperial College London has few campuses located in London and the South East. The main campus is in South Kensington Campus in Exhibition Road, other campuses include Charing Cross Campus, Chelsea and Westminster Campus, Hammersmith Campus, Royal Brompton, St Mary’s Campus and North West London Hospitals Campus.

All of the campus venues have excellent travel links and are easily accessible through the use of public transport.

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

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