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Why King's?

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Spending a summer studying abroad can be an amazing academic and cultural experience, and studying at King's is no different. In one of the UK's most historic universities, you will live, study and explore a range of subjects, whilst enjoying the innovative teaching and central London location that King's is known for. Here are just a few of the benefits of attending a summer school at King's:

Excellent global reputation

King’s College London is a world leading university founded in 1829 that offers plenty of reasons for you to study, find out some of the reasons at Why King’s. A key driver for students applying to King's is its global reputation as a top university not only in the UK but in the world. Students often mention the personal pride that they feel from having attended such a prestigious university and the importance it has to their professional career.

Interactive learning environment

King’s faculty and staff ensure a high quality of teaching across all of our programmes. Each course will look to use London as a classroom, complementing your learning experience and giving you a new perspective on the city and your chosen subject. Our modules often bring the real world into the classroom with visits and guest speakers from prominent organisations and backgrounds.

Truly international experience

Over the summer, King’s comes alive with students from all over the world. In previous years, we have welcomed students from up to 90 countries, which makes our summer schools a hugely international experience. You will experience the culture of London and the United Kingdom, whilst being exposed to the British education system and mixing with international students from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.

Central London location

King’s campuses are centrally located on the banks of the River Thames and close to some of London’s most outstanding landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, Southbank Centre, the London Eye, Covent Garden, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Tate Modern. Being in such a central location also allows easy travel to other parts of the UK, from some of the cities mainline train stations such as Waterloo, London Bridge and Charing Cross.


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