London is one of the most popular destinations for students. It is famous for being a vibrant modern city with elegant culture… and British cultural red phone boxes and buses 😀 But what does London offer apart from Big Ben, Buckingham palace or red buses?

1. Diversity

London is home to one of the most diverse populations from various cultures and backgrounds. So no matter your background you can always feel at home in London and explore different cultures.

2. Entertainment

London is a place where you will never get bored. The city offers a huge number of restaurants, British bars and pubs, coffee shops and events. There is always something going on here. You can find so many interesting things to do from visiting theatres and museums to attending music festivals and various events. One of the beneficial things about London is that there are over 200 museums and galleries and most of them are free or offer discounted rates for students. You can find many recognisable paintings such as Van Gogh’s Sunflowers.

3. Cultures

The population is super mixed with many languages spoken from almost all the parts of the world. London easily is one of the most diverse places so here you can learn more about someone else’s cuisine, culture or even language.

4. Travel Opportunities

London is very well connected. If you have not been to London before, the Underground will become your best friend. It is the quickest and easiest way to get to any part of London and discover new historical or modern spots. Transport is very developed in London which allows you to have trains and buses in various directions in the UK. There are many interesting places that are worth a trip in the UK: from historical Stonehenge to spooky attractions in Edinburgh for Harry Potter lovers.

5. History

London is one of the most visited cities and is a perfect place to explore as a student. With over 2000 years of history, London offers the most iconic and historical landmarks in the world. It is one of the few cities where you can explore British history for absolutely nothing at all by visiting all the museums and historical sites for free.

6. Career opportunities

London in many respects is a student city and offers numerous employment opportunities. Being in London gives you access to a huge range of job opportunities in any industry and is a perfect place to do the first steps in your career. Regardless of whether you would like to stay in London or not, work experience in a country different from your own is impressive; especially, if that experience was in a city that offers many professional development opportunities.

7. British Sports

London is a fantastic destination for sports lovers too. The city has many visitors who travel to London to attend football, cricket, tennis and rugby matches. In London, you can explore the sporting culture of Britain and enjoy many of the sports attractions and events. London has some of the best stadiums in the world and you can have a chance to visit plenty of football matches of your favourite teams when living there.

8. Accommodations

London offers hundreds of student accommodation options. One of the benefits of student accommodations in London is that you can have an experience of living in the heart of London close to the historical sites. Anglo Educational Services has student accommodations located in central London to help you have full exposure to the city.


Having the experience of living in a cosmopolitan city like London will open numerous opportunities for you in the future. This will be a life-changing adventure, and we are here to help you make the most of London.