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Applying to study in London

Studying at a London university will be one of the most exciting years of your life. Ensure you are prepared with our application guide to studying in the UK.


1. Check the entry requirements. Each course and institution will have different entry requirements. Contact the university of your choice.

You can also compare your current qualifications to the UK's qualification requirements at NARIC, the National Academic Recognition Information Centre which can provide you with simple and officially recognised documents.

International undergraduate students: contact your chosen university to find out more about application requirements. You can also visit UCAS, the UK central organisation through which applications are processed for undergraduate entry to higher education. UCAS provide information and services to prospective students.

International postgraduate students: contact your chosen university.

2. Check the UK student visa requirements


1. Visit the Study London Facebook group to ask current students your questions.
2. Read the British Council's comprehensive guide to studying in the UK.
3. If you still have questions about studying in London, contact your chosen university and they will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Student Top Tip - Applying to Study

Most universities in London have specialist international advisers who can give you qualified support. Contact international officers at universities for advice on almost anything, from applying to study in London through to extending your UK visa.

Why Study at the University of London?

The University of London has a long established reputation for excellence in teaching and research, attracting students from all parts of the UK and from across the globe. By applying to the University of London you will have the chance to study at world class institutions and in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of one of the world's most exciting and vibrant cities.

The University of London degree is highly regarded world wide. If you choose London you will be coming to a university with the very best programmes and facilities to help you achieve the highest academic distinction and give you a head start in your chosen career.

FSU London Study Centre

The FSU Study Centre is located in the Bloomsbury area of London. Well before the establishment of its world famous inhabitants Bloomsbury was already an area associated with the literary, artistic and cultural life of the city and the realm, and this association has continued into the present.

A casual glance at the blue markers on the buildings of the neighborhood reveal that these were once home to social satirist and artist William Hogarth, Charles Dickens, John Cardinal Newman, William Butler Yeats, Virginia Woolf, and The Bloomsbury Group, to name a few.

Diversity and choice

The University of London has a student population of over 90,000, with a further 41,000 students studying by distance learning on the University's External System .

The Colleges and Institutes of the University of London offer an unparalleled range of qualifications and opportunities for study. The University offers over 3,700 courses each year covering almost every subject found in any university curriculum.

The University of London has one of the most culturally diverse student populations in the country. More than one in four students studying at our Colleges and Institutes are from outside the UK.

The University has a host of high quality educational facilities and provides excellent support for its students covering all aspects of student welfare.

Listing of London Study in London - All In London City Guide

Brunel University
Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH

City University London
Northampton Square EC1V 0HB

Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross SE14 6NW

Imperial College
South Kensington campus SW7 2AZ

Kings College London
Strand WC2R 2LS

London Metropolitan University
31 Jewry Street EC3N 2EY

London School of Economics
Houghton Street WC2A 2AE

Middlesex University
The Burroughs, Hendon NW4 4BT

Morley College
61 Westminster Bridge Road SE1 7HT

Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road E1 4NS

South Bank University
103 Borough Road SE1 0AA

Thames Valley University
Walpole House, 18 - 22 Bond Street, Ealing W5 5AA

The College of North West London (CNWL)
Dudden Hill Lane, Willesden NW10 2XD

University College London
Gower Street WC1E 6BT

University of East London
E16 2RD

University of Greenwich
Park Row, Greenwich SE10 9LS

University of London
Senate House, Malet Street WC1E 7HU

University of Westminster
Headquarters, 309 Regent Street W1B 2UW