Life in London at Astrum Education

A Cosmopolitan Place to Study

As a global city, London is one of the most cosmopolitan in the world. The capital’s ethnic diversity challenges that of any other metropolis around the globe, and its residents communicate with each other using in excess of 100 different languages.

At any give time, London is home to more than 400,000 students, making it the number one student city in the English-speaking world. The capital’s 22 universities include some of Europe’s and the world’s best. Institutions such as UCL, Imperial College and LSE offer thousands of degree courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Renowned internationally as a hub for commerce, industry and financial services, leading companies and organisations recognise the importance of establishing operations here.

In the heart of the city, the iconic Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and towering Big Ben stand across the Thames from the striking, riverside London Eye observation wheel. These world-famous landmarks attract millions of tourists each year, also drawn by the wealth of world-class museums, art galleries, concert halls and cultural institutions that London has to offer.

The city offers an amazing diversity of experiences, from theatre, cinema and live music, to architecture, fashion and design. There a host of premier sporting arenas and internationally renowned restaurants, as well as a vibrant nightlife scene, all ensuring that even the most demanding visitor is well and truly entertained.

Museums and galleries:

  • British Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • Tate Modern and Tate Britain
  • National Gallery
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Science Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
Sports teams and venues:

  • Chelsea FC
  • Fulham FC
  • Lord’s Cricket Ground
  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • Twickenham Stadium
  • Wembley Stadium
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club