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What is it like to study at Imperial College London?
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Brian Chatterton
Hard to answer without knowing which course/department you are looking to take. The campus is small but well equipped. It lacks some the heritage and prestige of Oxford and Cambridge but it’s more focussed academically as a result, which reflects in the league tables. That said, it still has a good social scene for students with a very active student union, wide range of clubs and all of London on your doorstep.
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Ah, IC Union. How I have spent too much time here and have lots of memories (and a few missing ones also).Anyone can drink here, as long as either you or you are with a student, imperial staff, member of the union or join the ‘Imperial College Union Refectory Club’ for £1. Apart from during term-time on Wednesdays and Saturdays generally you won’t get asked for your membership card. Anyway, back to the review…Since the previous reviews of this place, there was a 7-figure refurb of all the bars and nightclub (which acts as a bar if no clubnight is on). It does show, Metric, the club is stunning, with an industrial feel and excellent sound system. The small Union bar with it’s wooden decor and real ales is a throwback to traditional bars. 568 is the slight dissapointment. It looks great and has a humongously long bar, showing all major sports events. However for some reason they went for cafe style furniture.

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It means very few people can actually sit in the bar! This may change with a friend of mine being the Sabb for the bars next year.The real gem is the outside courtyard in the summer. This is the place to drink outside in the summer in South Ken. Either sit on the picnic tables, which can be covered in case of rain or laze on the two small grass lawns. Often a BBQ will run, which is a little expensive but generally nice. When the undergrads leave, the clientèle are postgrads and staff and clever Proms goers – some of the musicians end up here too.
The main plus point is that it is the cheapest bar in South Kensington. Has a better range of lagers, beers and cider than you might think. Not so much choice for wine and spirits. Food is a bit hit and miss depending on what you have. I would avoid the bolognaise like the plague but the burgers in particular are generally good. Inquire for more here Imperial College London and here Imperial College London
Vernon William

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Very hard work. Lots of laboratories, coursework and assignments. But you get taught by the best people in the world. I did Civil Engineering and one of my professors was the bloke who stabilised the Leaning Tower of Pisa.