Culturally diverse and yet curiously British, London has all the variety of a major world city. Universities such as London School of Economics, University College London, and Imperial College benefit from London’s global outlook and influence.
The London School of Economics is a member of the Russell Group of top universities in the UK. It is particularly renowned as a leading force within the social sciences. An astounding quarter of all Nobel prize winners in economics have been LSE affiliates.
London has a long history as a key player on the world stage and is home to many major international businesses and organisations. Its prominent status attracts people from all over the globe with over 300 languages spoken in the centre and endless network opportunities on offer.
London is a city of commerce and one of the biggest financial centres in the world. The City of London and Canary Wharf are its two major business districts. It boasts the largest currency trading centre and is a hub for many overseas banks and Fortune 500 company offices.
The UK’s capital is home to the Queen, the prime minister and the Houses of Parliament. Vibrant and diverse, it is brimming with history, art and culture offering over 1000 museums and galleries, 120 libraries and the biggest theatre district in the world.