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UCAS code: I50

Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.
Source: Imperial College Union

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Political

52%

MED

Sporty

64%

MED

Varied union activities

81%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

82%

HIGH

Creative

52%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £30k HIGH
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Student satisfaction score 82%

Number of students

21,470

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

55%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

0%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

59%

of students are male

Young / Mature

3%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

47%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

182 comments (52 students)
    • Course

      Lectures were all online recordings from 4 years ago in my first year even though every other course was in person. The quality...

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      2024, 2nd year student, Chemistry

      Course

      Lectures were all online recordings from 4 years ago in my first year even though every other course was in person. The quality of lectures is poor and the staff are not great - even forgetting to give us required data sheets in exams

      2024, 2nd year student, Chemistry

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    • Facilities

      Fairly good quality and they are improving things

      2024, 2nd year student, Chemistry

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    • Finances

      It’s London so it’s very expensive

      2024, 2nd year student, Chemistry

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    • Student Union

      The union staff are very bad but the bars are decent price and clubs are great

      2024, 2nd year student, Chemistry

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    • Overall

      Very underwhelming in general

      2024, 2nd year student, Chemistry

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    • Support

      Support from my department has been alright but the counselling service was not great

      2024, 2nd year student, Chemistry

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