MPW London is located in South Kensington (Zone 1), one of the most exclusive and affluent parts of the capital.
MPW London is just a few minutes’ walk from Hyde Park, Imperial College and many world-famous museums, including the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Living in London
London remains a fantastic and safe place to study, with an amazing array of things to see and do. Make sure you do some research on the city, especially the area where you will live and study before you come so your arrival and time here is as enjoyable as possible. View everything the city has to offer.
Culture and Social
London is famous throughout the world for its cultural institutions and eight out of ten visitors say that ‘culture and heritage’ are the reasons they chose to visit. There are over 800 art galleries and over 170 museums in London including three of the world’s top ten! The hundreds of festivals design shows, theatre shows, live sports and comedy which take place are returning, taking into account social distancing requirements. With so much to do and see you’ll need to make sure you leave time to study!
MPW London is located in South Kensington, a few minutes’ walk from The Natural History Museum, The V&A Museum and The Science Museum. There are over 300 languages spoken in London, more than most cities in the world. This makes it a very cosmopolitan city, with many different cultures coming together. There are ethnic communities from all over the world here and it is important to respect each others’ cultures and beliefs. This will ensure you meet new people from all over the world and make some great new friends. Make sure to sign up for social, cultural and sports clubs at MPW to help you meet new friends and keep you busy socially. There is a huge array of different clubs to try!
London has one of the biggest transport systems in the world, with integrated road, river, underground and bus and bike routes spanning the entire city. The easiest way to get around is by using an Oyster card which works on the tube, buses and trains. Visit the Transport For London (TFL) website for more information.
“Getting into…’ University Guides
Getting into higher education may be the toughest challenge you’ve faced yet. MPW’s careers guidance and university entrance guides can help you pick the right course and the right university, and give you valuable UCAS form help. Written by experts with a wealth of knowledge, MPW Guides are set out in straightforward language. They give clear, practical advice to help you win a place on the course of your choice.