Living in London

Living in London

Students living in London

Voted best student city

Eight of our nine campuses are located in the heart of London, which was voted best student city in the UK and third in the world in the QS Best Student Cities rankings 2017.

Our main campus in South Kensington is surrounded by some of world's most famous cultural treasures including museums, galleries and two Royal parks: Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.

Piccadilly Circus

Culture and entertainment

London’s fusion of culture and charm will give you a student experience unlike any other.

Discover some of the best museums and galleries in the world for free, 
try food from across the globe, visit a different pub or bar every time you go out – and take advantage of 24/7 bus travel home, 
watch free gigs from soon-to-be-famous bands, 
and don’t be surprised if you have a chance encounter with a celebrity or two.

Careers fair


Central London is a city full of potential employers, with over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies headquartered here. 

As a student at Imperial you will be perfectly positioned to network and make professional connections. We also host seven careers fairs, bringing hundreds of employers on campus each year. Find out more about the advantages of our central London location.