King’s College is the fourth oldest university in England and one of the top 25 universities in the world. Over 24,000 full time students from 150 countries attend.
King’s has a distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences, and social sciences, with is renowned for its research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King’s was ranked 6th nationally in the ‘power’ ranking.
With four riverside campuses in the heart of London, King’s students have chosen to study at a historic institution in an inspiring environment.
King’s is generally considered part of the ‘golden triangle’ of research-intensive English universities alongside the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, University College London, Imperial College London, and The London School of Economics.
Globally, the university was ranked 31st equal by the 2021 QS World University Rankings, 35th by the 2021 world university rankings of the Times Higher Education and 34th by the 2021 U.S. News & World Report (Best Global Universities Rankings). Nationally it was ranked 22nd in the 2022 Complete University Guide, 18thin the 2022 Times/Sunday Times University Guide, and 23rd in the 2022Guardian University Guide.
- The Hub is a 20 minute walk and tube ride away.
- The Hive is a 26-30 minute walk and tube ride away from the strand campus.
- Victoria Hall King’s Cross is a 29 minute walk and tube ride away.
- View Studios is a 25 minute tube ride or 19 minute cycle ride away.
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We’re proud to have won some awards. But hopefully they mean something to you too. Because the National Student Housing Survey only recognises accommodation based on real student experiences. So the people voting are the ones who live with us. Which means you can pick your Host student home with confidence.