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London is the Best Student City in the World - Second Time in a Row

20th Dec 2023

As per the recently released QS Best Student Cities Ranking, London has emerged as the Best Student city in the world consecutively leaving behind Melbourne and Tokyo in the list. Munich and Berlin have climbed the ladder up whereas Montreal and Paris have gone down the ranking list. Zurich, Sydney and Seoul have maintained their positions in the ranking list. This ranking has been prepared on basis of parameters such as student view, affordability, student mix, desirability and employer activity.

London provides international students with the ideal mix of learning and fun; great University experiences, coupled with numerous opportunities to immerse in the city’s culture. Entertainment and education go hand in hand in London. The universities in London such as University College London, King’s College London, LSE, Queen Mary, University of London, Brunel University, and so on have excellent reputation, provide impressive education structure, practical orientation, classrooms reflect cultural diversity and comprise supportive academic systems and faculty that foster great learning environment for students. Most Universities in London additionally offer several student services to help international students feel more welcome, including tutoring services, career placement options with plenty of internships and post-study work opportunities, guidance and counselling services, as well as many social activities and clubs which would help students feel included and better integrate with the culture.

London’s high number of top universities, employment opportunities, diversity were the deciding factors in giving London the number one position in the QS ranking second year in a row. “The fact that London has again been ranked the best city in the world is fantastic news and there is no surprise that London is home to world-leading higher education institutions and a vibrant cultural life. London is open to students and talent from around the world,” said Sadiq Khan, the Major of London.

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