As prominent capital cities, London and Edinburgh are home to some of the world’s leading universities, well known for attracting students from across the globe. Alumni have graduated from their studies in the two capitals to become highly successful leaders in their industries. For those students looking to relocate to the United Kingdom for their university education and perhaps even secure their dream job here afterwards, we can guarantee that these universities offer a wide range of subjects, with professors eager to encourage and develop the leaders of the future. The two cities are where dreams are built and the opportunities are endless, not to mention buzzing with many things to do and see for young adults seeking adventure, excitement and a melting pot of cultures.
University College London
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Known as one of the world’s best universities, University College London (UCL) is located very close to some of Cheval Residences:
- 21 minutes via Piccadilly Line from Cheval Harrington Court
- 26 minutes via Piccadilly Line from Cheval Gloucester Park
- 21 minutes via Circle Line from Cheval Three Quays
- 21 minutes via Circle Line from Cheval Calico House
UCL is consistently placed in the global top 20 in an array of world rankings, currently sitting in the 8th in the QS World University Rankings in 2020 and 3rd in Europe in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic World Rankings in 2019. For students relocating to London for study, UCL is known for its excellence in teaching medicine, languages, law, engineering and history as well as astrophysics.
King’s College London
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Known as the university that played a major role in many of the advances that shape modern life (the discovery of DNA research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar), King’s College London or KCL for short, continues to play a major role in innovating ideas into the world making it a better place. For 2021, KCL is ranked at 35th best university in the world, stepping up from the 36th in 2020.
- 8 minutes via District or Circle Line from Cheval Calico House
- 18 minute walk and District or Circle Line combination from Cheval Three Quays
Imperial College London
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Sitting in the world’s top ten best universities for science, engineering, medicine and business, the university is also a Russell Group university which ranked 5th best in the latest edition of the Times Good Universities Guide.
Russell Group universities are groups of universities with a shared focus on research and have a successful reputation of academic achievement.
- 9 minute walk and bus combination from Cheval Gloucester Park
- 5 minutes by bus or 8 minute walk from Cheval Harrington Court
The University of Edinburgh
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Apart from being able to live in a stunning city for three to four amazing years depending on the duration of the course, The University of Edinburgh’s courses are all taught by leading researchers in their fields. The university is also a part of the Russell Group and ranked 19th in the world by the prestigious QS University Rankings.
80% of students who attend The University of Edinburgh graduate with either a 1st or a 2:1. With an impressive history for its invention, discovery, and innovation, the university and the city is the perfect place for lovers of history.
- 7 minute walk from Cheval Old Town Chambers
Edinburgh Napier University
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Although located in the cosy city of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University is known as the largest UK provider of High Education in Hong Kong. More than half of the university’s research was rated “world leading” or “internationally excellent” in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. 95% percent of graduates are employed soon after graduation which means that the University creates the leader of tomorrow across all industries.
- 32 minutes by bus from Cheval Old Town Chambers