a student in London, you get the opportunity to experience, and
be part of, one of the largest and most vibrant metropolitan
worlds. Here you need not be afraid to get bored!
With over 8
million inhabitants, London is the most populous region in the
United Kingdom. Over 300 different languages are spoken within
city limits and London is a true crucible that attracts people
from all over the world.
Where can I study in London?
We work with several universities in London:
- London Metropolitan University
- BIMM Institute
We offer free guidance and can help you throughout the
What can I study in London?
- Study Abroad (1-2 semester)
- Short English course
- Diploma / Pathway (a specialization in your field)
- Summer school (From 2 to 12 weeks depending on where you
10 free activities in London
- Art galleries: The national
galleries Tate Modern and Tate Britain house some
of the world's finest works of art. Other major art
galleries in London worth a visit are the National Portrait
Gallery and the National Gallery at Trafalgar Square.
Another benefit of being interested in art in London is that
many of the major art galleries and museums stay open until
late at night.
- Museum: All of London's largest museums
have free admission, but there is a small fee for special
exhibitions. At the Museum of London you can get an insight
into London's history from Roman times to today.
- London's parks and gardens: Experience
Queen Mary's rose garden in Regent's Park or visit St. James
Park where you may find what may be the best view of
Buckingham Palace. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens which
are located side by side are huge. Here you will find, among
other things, the memorial (a children's playground) to the
popular Princess Diana and the statue of Peter Pan.
- The Guardian Swap: A stay in London is
simply not complete without having seen the traditional
guard swap among the Queen's guardians. The Queen's
Guardians in London have a change of guard in what is called
the Fourecourt area inside the gates of Buckingham Palace -
at. 11.30 every day in summer and every other day in winter.
Arrive well in advance and watch the show from outside the
- South Bank: It's amazing how many of
London's landmarks one can see while strolling along the
River Thames. Two examples are the London Eye and the Tate
Museum of Modern Art.
- Trafalgar Square: The square that was
built in the 1830s is one of the UK's most popular tourist
attractions. At the iconic square you will also find other
interesting attractions, such as Nelson's Column and the
National Gallery. Trafalgar Square is not only a tourist
attraction, but also the site of several police
- Street artists: The west square of the
Covent Garden market has street artists who
can entertain you every afternoon. Talented artists often
draw large crowds and the artists love to involve the
audience in their performances. Everyone who performs here
must have a special license that one receives after passing
an audition. On weekends you will find several street
performers along the South Bank, especially outside the
- Street markets: London is known for its
many and rich street markets. The most popular are Camden
Market and Portobello Market, closely followed by Greenwich
- Westminister Abbey: Entrance to this
majestic church is free. Still, remember that although the
church never requires payment of people who come to worship,
the church relies on ticket sales to cover its expenses.
Evening Song (Evensong) is the finest of the services where
the church choir sings. Evening song is held at. Monday,
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, as well as 5 p.m. 3 pm on
Saturday and Sunday.
- Free Concerts: Both the Southbank
Center and the National Theater at the South Bank area offer
many free concerts and other musical events. At the Royal
Opera House, the audience is welcome to a free concert every
Monday around lunchtime. Free lunch concerts are also
offered at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. On Saturdays, however,
you should head to the Notting Hill Arts Club.
Want to know more about studying in London?
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about studying in London? Book a meeting with us! Our study
guides have long experience of sending Norwegian students to
London and can answer anything you wonder. When you book a
meeting with us you get free advice on studying in London and we
can, among other things, help you to search, choose a study
program, find accommodation and set a budget. You are most
welcome in one of our stores, but we can also take the meeting
over the phone.