Taking cognizance of recommendations of the Board of Education Committee, it was decided to combine The Royal College of Science, The Royal School of Mines, and City & Guilds College and thus came into existence – the Imperial College London in 1907. Over the years the Imperial College London, primarily a science based university, has carved a niche for itself in the four key areas of – Business,Engineering, Medicine, and Science.The university is known for its excellent teaching and research facilities which are at par any global institute. Located in the heart of London, the university offers students a distinct as well as diverse lifestyle.
Imperial’s commitment to development coupled with holistic growth forms the pillar of the success story of the institute. Over the years, the university has taken giant steps in competing with the best and the results have been phenomenal to say the least. According to the reputed Times Higher Education rankings, Imperial was ranked the 6th best engineering college in the world. Such constant accolades are the testimony to the excellent work done by the teachers at the university.
Home to 14,700 students and around 7000 teachers hailing from as many as 125 countries, Imperial could easily be named amongst one of the most diverse campuses. Each year, the university confers almost 6100 degrees in a plethora of courses. The motto of the university – Excellence in Education – is the base of the teaching methodology, and the fact that the teaching methods have produced 14 Nobel Laureates and two Field Medallists is no mean feat.
ACCOMMODATIONSpread across nine campuses, accommodation at Imperial College London offers a fun, friendly, and a healthy environment coupled with much needed independence which every youngster craves for, also at the same time ensuring the safety and security of students. The best way of fully immersing yourself in the Imperial experience is by living in the campus halls. The university guarantees campus accommodation to each individual during the first year of their undergraduate course. The accommodation at the Imperial College includes both deluxe en-suites as well as pocket friendly twin rooms. Furthermore, the social facilities in each accommodation includes – TV/games, laundries, internet access, and much more. The university provides round the clock access to state of the art medical facilities, to ensure a carefree environment.
STUDENT UNIONSImperial College London, home to 14,700 students and almost 7000 staff is a truly diverse place. Students and teachers from almost 125 nationalities converge here to form a strong community. The campus has a large number of recognized student communities to make it easy for a prospective student to adapt to life at Imperial. Also, the university encourages the students to take up community service as part of its initiative to give back to the community.
FACILITIESThe Arts and Culture centre at the university includesa state of the art music room, an amphitheater, a huge fully air-conditioned theatre, and an arts room. The university is home to more than 50 sports clubs covering more than 45 different games. A wealth of ideas, the library at the Imperial College London has seven different wings, each catering to different course.