Imperial College London

London, England, United Kingdom
Rated as the world's fifth best university in the THES World University Rankings 2007, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

About

Education

Imperial College embodies and delivers world class scholarship, education and research in science, engineering and medicine, with particular regard to their application in industry, commerce and healthcare. They foster interdisciplinary working internally and collaborate widely externally.

Research

Imperial is a world class university with expertise in many areas of engineering, science, medicine and business. Based at and owned by Imperial, and with access to over 3,000 academic and research staff, Imperial Consultants is well placed to help your organisation find the right expertise and skills to address your challenges.Research Services in faculties:

  • Responsible for the integrity of research proposals after they have been costed and checked by the Principal Investigator's (PI) department or division
  • Assist the PI in developing a price
  • Have final authorisation of all research proposals
  • Administer all grants and contracts following award and acceptance
  • Provide support and advice in research management

Career

Career planning

  • Although everyone's situation is unique, there are some key steps to take in order to develop and progress your career. Start this process early and you will save yourself time later - the process continues as your career develops too!Successful career planning starts early - it's a good idea to make a start during your first year. When trying to make career choices, you need to have a good understanding of yourself, your options, and how you usually make decisions. You also need to think about any constraints that you need to take into consideration.

PhD Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at Imperial College London!

Services

Student services

  • Building Maintenance Services
  • Business Development Service
  • Campus Services
  • Careers Service
  • Customer Services Centre (Estates Facilities)
  • Disability support (students)
  • Health & Safety
  • Statistical Advisory Service

Housing services

  • Private accommodation
The Student Hub is also here to help Imperial students find accommodation in the private sector.
  • Beit Hall
Beit Hall, located within the Beit Quadrangle, is one of Imperialís most historic buildings.
  • Eastside Halls
Eastside Halls of Residence provide self-catered accommodation for 454 undergraduate students. All the rooms, including single and twin study bedrooms, are en-suite within this hall.
  • Parsons House
Parsons House offers self-catered single study accommodation for 40 undergraduate students within cluster flats.
  • Pembridge Hall
Pembridge Gardens offers self-catered study accommodation for 94 undergraduate students.

Library services

Services

  • Library Search
  • BrowZine - browse e-journals
  • Spiral repository
  • Theses
  • Store Service
  • Passwords and working off-site

Medical services

Any member of staff (and their families) living within the Imperial College Health Centreís postcode areas can be registered under the National Health Service at Imperial College Health Centre, South Kensington Campus.The College has an Occupational Health Service, which provides a range of work related health services, including health and safety at work, fitness assessments, counselling.

Student Life

Campus life

Imperial College Union

  • Clubs, societies and projects
  • Volunteering activities
  • Advice Centre
  • About the Union
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Cinema

Sports facilities

Sport Imperial manages a variety of different sports facilities from our new flagship sports centre, Ethos, at the South Kensington campus, to our first-rate Boathouse on London's Putney Embankment, to high quality sports grounds.

Student clubs

The Union facilitates over 250 student Clubs & Societies with more than 10,000 members, were sure to have something on offer that you want to do. Of course, if we dont have the right club, then well help you start one. As a member of the Union you may join any Union club or society. There are no restrictions on who may join a particular club or how many clubs you may join (though you are likely to have to pay a membership fee for most clubs).All clubs are run by elected students who represent the members interests. You will have a great say in the direction the club takes, the activity it takes part in and your level of involvement.

Accreditation

The BCS and IET are licensed by the Engineering Council to award Chartered Engineer status (CEng) and more recently by the Science Council to award Chartered Scientist status (CSci).

To do this they undertake a programme of visits to Universities to review their courses and to see if they provide an appropriate foundation for new entrants to the IT profession.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

London, England, United Kingdom