Imperial College London Review

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Imperial College London Review

Studying at Imperial College London

The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine is more commonly known as Imperial College London. Its main campus is in South Kensington with three more based in Chelsea, Hammersmith and Paddington, each within easy reach of transport links. It is home to more than 13,000 students and 3,330 staff, is ranked 3rd in Europe and found within the top 25 of the Worlds universities.

  The university is split into three faculties; Engineering, Medicine and Natural Sciences with the Imperial College Business School being additional to this structure. The Faculty of Medicine consists of six hospitals for teaching and is one of the largest institutions of its kind in the UK.
  Imperial College Union is home to more than 300 clubs and societies, a newsagent, four bars and two nightclubs that have just had a recent refurbishment.  The main campus is where you will find FiveSixEight and Metric whilst the Reynolds Bar is on the Charing Cross Campus. Metric is the largest of the venues at Imperial College London and has been host to many international artists as well as holding its own regular club nights on Wednesdays and Fridays.

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   Volunteering is a very active part of Imperial College Union with students getting involved in programmes such as construction projects in El Salvador, working with the homeless in London and educational work in Nepal.
Imperial College London is known as the having the best sporting facilities out of all the London universities and is one of the only universities to offer its students free use of these. The university has produced many notable athletes including several that competed in the London 2012 Olympics. Facilities include gyms, sports grounds, a climbing wall, a boat house, swimming pools, squash courts, studios, cricket pitches and a mountain hut that sleeps 25 people in the heart of Snowdonia National Park.
  As one of the World’s top universities, Imperial College London has many impressive venues and resources. Included in this is it’s contribution to art and culture, whether a member of the audience or a participant there is something for all tastes including orchestras, art exhibitions, workshops, concerts, theatre and bands.
There are 14 Nobel Prize winners within the alumni of Imperial College London and many other well-known figures in the worlds of politics, the arts and science including former Prime Minister for India Rajiv Gandhi, Author H.G. Wells, Guitarist Brain May and astrophysicist Maghnad Saha.