Know More About London
14 January, 2016
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London, which is the capital of England and the UK, is considered by many people one of the greatest cities in the world for culture, education, entertainment, business, fashion, lifestyle, sports, healthcare, and of course safety. Not only does the city itself has over a 2000 year history, but also it is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world with an estimated 320 languages spoken within the Greater London region.
London is by far the largest and highest quality university student city in the world with over 40 universities and hundreds of colleges and language schools. It is estimated that London has over 350,000 university students from over 120 countries and it was rated in 2014 and 2015 as being the highest quality university city in the world.
Just some of the universities in London include Birkbeck, University of London, Brunel University London, City University London, Goldsmiths, University of London, Imperial College London, King's College London, Kingston University, London Metropolitan University, London School of Economics, London South Bank University, Middlesex University, Queen Mary University of London, Regent's University London, Royal Holloway, University of London, SOAS, University of London, St Mary's University, University College London, University of East London, University of Greenwich, University of Roehampton, University of the Arts London, University of West London, and the University of Westminster.
London attracts more tourists every year than any other city in the world, which is a testament to its attractiveness on a global scale. More than 20 million tourists visit London every year (over 50,000 per day) which also makes London’s airport network the busiest in the world. Many people come to London to visit the cultural sites, including the greatest collection of galleries and museums on the planet (most of which are free to enter), and the historical sites like the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, and hundreds more.
London is the financial capital of Europe and generates more business, money, and wealth than any other city in Europe, making it a great place for employment, business, and even part-time work for university students.
For university students, the city offers everything in terms of entertainment, safety, quality of education, and the opportunity to meet people and work or do business.