King's is a leading university with a brilliant location in the centre of London, a truly international city with close connections and a dynamic, exciting atmosphere. Students can delve into what London has to offer through partnerships with cultural institutions such as the British Library, British Museum, National Gallery, Shakespeare’s Globe, Southbank Centre, Tate Modern, and more. King’s, like the capital it is based in, is an exciting and diverse place with over 29,600 students from more than 150 countries. King’s has a distinguished reputation in humanities, law and the sciences, and particularly in health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry, and social sciences, including international affairs.
10/10. The uni is incredible. It is in the heart of London but the small little communities within the accommodation blocks helps to stop you from feeling swamped by the big city and the quality of the lectures is 1st class... We are actually lectured by the people who write our textbooks!!
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Welcome to the King’s College London’s Official Representative profile. We can advise you on many of the things you need to know applying to King’s, entry requirements, our campuses, accommodation, social life...just get in touch and we’ll do our best to help you with your query.
An open day is a great opportunity to visit the campus and discover more about studying at King's. Booking for our 2018 open days will open in March 2018. We also offer guided campus tours every weekday.
To find out when the next Open Day is, take a look at the Open Day calendar here.
Student Life in London
London attracts the best from around the world for cultural, business, political, media, legal and sporting events. London comprises 32 boroughs and many villages, each with their own characteristics and hidden treasures - there really is something for everyone. London museums, universities and institutes are plentiful so you can easily complement and extend your learning beyond King’s. London offers a cost effective place to study, with discounts for students and many part-time jobs available. London graduates top the national tables for highest graduate starting salaries.
King’s Residences prides itself on offering a home away from home for students of all backgrounds. Our aim is to develop a safe and engaging community for our residents by offering 24/7 welfare support, an inclusive social programme and much more.
We have a wide range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, all bills are included and we do not require deposits to secure a room. With no additional costs, we make it easy for you to focus on what really matters – studying in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
To find out more, visit our accommodation web pages.
The tube is the quickest and easiest way of travelling round London. The tube usually closes between 00.00 and 01.00, earlier on Sundays. Bus routes cover the entire city and are cheaper than the tube. Many buses run 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Use journey planner to find your night bus home. The smartest way to travel around London for your first week at King's is with a one week travelcard for the central zones 1 and 2 (out of 6), available from any tube station. All of King's residences and campuses are in zones 1 and 2.
Once you have enrolled at King's, you can apply for a Student Oyster card, which gives you a 30 per cent discount on travel. Oyster is the reusable travel smartcard for London. It can be used as a travelcard or for pay as you go or a combination of both.
Whether you’ve been dancing all your life or have never danced before, KCL Dance Society has something for you! As proud winners of the prestigious KCLSU “Activity Group of the Year” Award 2015/16, we are the biggest and best society at King's College London!
The official student television station of King’s College London – they’ve been going for 3 years and have won several national student television awards and generally have had a good time along the way! They’re part of KCLSU Student Media, so they’re part of a team made up of Roar! newspaper, KCL Radio and KCLSU Photosoc.
The King's Players is the leading theatre society of King's College London and for decades has been committed to creating highly innovative and exciting theatre. They run a busy schedule of plays, weekly masterclasses, theatre trips, socials and drama festivals throughout the year.
The Rolling Tones are KCL's award-winning all-female a cappella group. They love to sing music by a wide range of artists, spanning many genres, and are passionate about all respects of our performances.They also pride themselves on being open to input from all members in the way they arrange the music, which means that their songs really reflect the personality of the group as a whole.
KCL Citizens is a society working collaboratively with civic institution named Citizens UK. They run workshops at Surrey Square Primary School on a weekly basis, aiming to assist pupils to identify local and national issues. Throughout the project they design and participate in campaign, demanding to strike a change in children's health and education in Southwark.
For information on our upcoming events click here.
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Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7836 5454