King's College London, University of London
Westminster | South East England
Ucas code: K60
What students say about this university804 comments (228 students)
Money management is fairly difficult in London as costs are high - you do get slightly more student loan though if you are in...
Money management is fairly difficult in London as costs are high - you do get slightly more student loan though if you are in London. Most importantly house prices are cheaper in South London and there is a more interesting scene developing in and around Camberwell, Peckham etc. Cost of travel in London is very high - so living just south of the river in Elephant and Castle can keep travel costs down as you can walk to University. There are opportunities for part-time work absolutely everywhere. Cost of drinks is very high in London - but obviously cheaper in certain areas. Near the main King's building it is quite difficult to get cheap coffee, but if you dress up like a homeless person they might give you free coffee in Pret.×
Travel can be expensive, it's worth investing in a student oyster as it cuts a third of the cost. Walking and going on the bus...
Travel can be expensive, it's worth investing in a student oyster as it cuts a third of the cost. Walking and going on the bus is probably going to cost you less than the tube, plus it will probably be less stuffy. Books can be quite expensive to buy but they are generally available in the library(the versions which are older editions are generally available), only buy those you really think you will need for more than a year or is essential to your course module. Sometimes older students will sell books for a cheaper price. Food and drink won't work out too expensive if you buy them from supermarkets. Restaurants and eating out isn't cheap though a lot of them will do student deals which are worth looking out for.×
Assigning placements could be better listened to.Report
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Technology (student wifi and lecture recording facilities) has a tendency not to work.Report
The marking at the nursing school is erratic at bestReport
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction81%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students28,730
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate61%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time28%
of students are part-time
Male / Female64%
of students are female
Young / Mature23%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK29%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction66%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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