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London: A Great City of Students

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With over 40 top ranking colleges and universities, London is one of the best study destinations across the globe. Furthermore, the city has excellent academic support, with a research budget of more than £500 million. The city has 120 libraries, with the British Library providing students over 150 million books, with three million new resources added every year.

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London: A Great City of Students

  1. 1. LHA London http://lhalondon.com London: A Great City of Students
  2. 2. With over 40 top ranking colleges and universities, London is one of the best study destinations across the globe. Furthermore, the city has excellent academic support, with a research budget of more than £500 million. The city has 120 libraries, with the British Library providing students over 150 million books, with three million new resources added every year. The Cost of Living It is true that the cost of living in London is higher than many other cities in the UK. In fact, it is a top concern for many Londoners and those who want to study and work in the cosmopolitan city. It is also a fact, however, that students on a budget can still enjoy the city. There are galleries and museums with free entrances, as well as a generous number of iconic landmarks and free walking tours. Students can also get a discount from cinema and theatre tickets. Reduced prices of merchandise are also available at some retailers.
  3. 3. London Accommodation The city offers different types of accommodation such flats, private homes, self- contained houses and rooms offered by property owners. Many students cut the overall cost of living expenses by sharing a house or a flat with other students. For those who are considering to study or live in London, it is a good idea to visit the website of housing services for current rent levels for types of private accommodation. London Rents Map also offers information about the average price sector rents for accommodations across the city. Excellent Public Transport The city, moreover, has an excellent transport system. Anyone can get around the London through public transport links as buses, the Tube and overland trains. Passengers can purchase an Oyster Card to gain access to most types of public transport and save a few more money. There is also a cycle hire scheme in the London, allowing Londoners to rent a bike to go to work or school. Many top corporations and business are also located in the city. This gives students an opportunity to find a desirable job and stay at the city after graduation. The best part, of course, is that these companies offer desirable income. London is also a great place to meet potential employers to get jobs trainings and work experience.
  4. 4. Sources:  http://lhalondon.com/  http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/quickinfo/facts/  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/student- life/10349714/Student-life-the-benefits-of-studying-in-London.html  http://www.savethestudent.org/city/london-student-city-guide.html

With over 40 top ranking colleges and universities, London is one of the best study destinations across the globe. Furthermore, the city has excellent academic support, with a research budget of more than £500 million. The city has 120 libraries, with the British Library providing students over 150 million books, with three million new resources added every year.

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