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Richmond - The American International University in London

United Kingdom
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About Richmond - The American International University in London

Richmond, the American International University in London is an independent, not-for-profit, international, liberal arts and professional studies university. The University is incorporated as a not-for-profit educational institution in the State of Delaware in the USA and is a recognized 501(c)(3) public educational charity under US law.

The institution welcomes students from over 100 countries around the world with the opportunity to develop a global friendships and intercultural exchange between each other. Richmond has excellent faculty that will provide students with an exciting international curriculum at the same time giving them the opportunity to find their speciality within a range of areas from International Relations to Psychology.

The primary subjects available at Richmond include Arts & Sciences, Business & Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, International Relations, and Soccer & Sports. Courses are delivered at Richmond's two campuses; Richmond Hill Campus and Kensington Campus.

Campus information

Richmond Hill

  • First and second-year students will attend the Richmond Hill campus. The campus is located in a beautiful six-acre site at one of London's most sought-after areas which is at the top of Richmond Hill. An impressive neo-Gothic building was constructed in 1843 and there were also a modern five-level library, house classrooms, computer and science laboratories, art and photography studios and an auditorium during that time. The campus is also complete with students’ accommodation, dining hall, student common room, and faculty as well as the administrative offices. In addition, there is also a multipurpose sports court to allow students to play tennis, volleyball, basketball and mini-soccer (football). Once students have completed two years at Richmond Hill campus, students can transfer to the other campus in Kensington for their last two years of study.

Kensington

  • Third-year, fourth-year and graduate students will continue their studies in Kensington campus. Kensington is one of London's most beautiful residential areas to live. The campus has several buildings which include house classrooms, computing facilities, library, a dining hall and University offices. Students can go easily to some famous places such as the Royal Albert Hall, the Royal Colleges of Music and Art, Imperial College of Science and Technology, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Geological Museum and many cinemas, cafes, restaurants, clubs and department stores just within easy walking distance only.

Richmond Hill

  • By Car: From the A316 join Manor Road, you will come across Queens Road later. Follow Queens Road until you reach the entrance of Richmond University on the right hand side, opposite the “Lass O’ Richmond Hill” Pub.
  • By Train / Tube: Take a train or tube to Richmond Station. Outside the station take the 371 Bus destined for Kingston. Get off at the bus stop at the top of Queens Road before the “Lass O’ Richmond Hill” Pub. The University Entrance is opposite.
  • Taxi: at Richmond Station, take a Taxi asking to go to “Richmond, The American International University, at the top of Queens Road”.

Kensington

  • By Car: from the A315, Kensington High Street, opposite Kensington Gardens. Turn into Victoria Road, 3rd right into St. Albans Grove and Atlantic House is on the right by the car park. From here it's a short walk to the other buildings at the Kensington Campus.
  • By Tube: Go to Kensington High Street, turn right out of the station and walk towards Kensington Gardens. Turn into Victoria Road, 3rd right into St. Albans Grove and Atlantic House is on the right by the car park. From here it's a short walk to the other buildings at the Kensington Campus.

Accommodation

Richmond Hill
By staying in Richmond Hill, students will have the opportunity to choose their own rooms according to their preferences; from traditional US style shared rooms to single occupancy rooms. The accommodation is located in the campus and also surrounded by the campus buildings. There are several facilities provided for students living in this campus accommodation which include:

  • 24 hour security/reception
  • Dining Room
  • Computer Labs
  • Fitness Centre
  • Starbucks Coffee Shop
  • Student Common Room
  • Wireless internet
  • Tennis Court
  • Laundry facilities

Kensington
For this campus accommodation, there are four residencies which are located within in a close proximity to one another for students to choose from. The main residence in Kensington is the Atlantic House. There are several facilities provided for students living in this campus accommodation which include:

  • 24 hour security/reception
  • Computer Lab
  • Dining Hall
  • Student Common Room
  • Wireless internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Starbucks Coffee Shop

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Accounting and Finance 1 Business and Management 2 Creative Arts & Design 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 4 Mass Communication & Media 3

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