Queen Mary, University of London
Queen Mary University has roots from 1785 and is one of the largest colleges in London, it joined with the University of London in 1915. It has around 16000 students and is divided into 3 faculties and 21 academic departments within that. The University can boast of a very strong Law department and it was voted in 2008 as being the 13th best UK Higher Education Institution out of 132. The University is situated over a few campi with the main being in Tower Hamlets in East London and is also the closest University in London to the 2012 Olypmic Games site. The Student Union is also good at Queen Mary, University of London and boasts of various clubs and societies, including its rowing club. There is a gym, bar and a cafe. There is also excellent student accommodation and the University has its own Student village and various other halls of residence, which are usually for First year and International students.
London is the capital city of England and is famous for its size, diversity and its global status around the world as being the centre of Commerce in the UK. London has a population of over 7 million people and is known for being a diverse and vibrant city. It encompasses City of London and 32 Boroughs and over 300 languages are spoken there. London is home to many wonderful sites and attractions, starting with typical tourist attractions such as the House of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye and the Tower of London. However with London being the largest metropolitan area within the EU there are endless other attractions and things to be seen.
London also has the beautiful Hyde Park which stands in stark contrast to the bustling shopping and commerce centres that surround it, it includes a place known as Speakers’ Corner where people come and voice their opinions on any topic they choose. London has a very famous West End which has many theatres, shopping areas and restaurants. In total there are 40 theatres in London, accounting for every preference. There are uncountable places to see and visit in London depending on a person’s individual preferences and with London having an extensive underground train network, this makes travelling across this vast city easy.