Imperial College London
Imperial College London is a public research university situated in London. The college is established with the intention of providing high standard education. The college offers various courses in field of engineering, business, science and medicine. Imperial was formerly a constituent college of the federal University of London and became full independent in 2007.
Imperial College London constantly rated amongst among the world's best universities. Imperial is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching. It was established in 1907 with the view to provide quality education. The college offers approximately 238 taught courses. It has students from almost 158 countries. The college has a prosperous tradition of excellence in education.
Imperial has the faculty of engineering, which is one of the four faculties within the college led by Principal Stephen Richardson. The faculty incorporates nine academic departments and has an Energy Future Lab. It is the larges engineering faculties in the UK. The college organizes various workshops, seminars and other activities with the intention of providing students an opportunity to explore their potential.
Imperial College staff members make regular visits overseas and in several cases make arrangements to meet prospective students on these visits. UCAS Higher Education conventions offer an opportunity for prospective students to pick up the prospectus and meet a representative from the college. These students discuss general issues with a representative about university life, degree programme and collect information about Higher Education institutions.
Imperial College London attends various UCAS Higher Education Conversations in the UK. The current students have an opportunity to attend a local convention. If these students have not attended a convention, then they may contact the concerned person to enquire about booking procedures. The college will attend the UCAS conventions in various counties including Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales during 2011. For more information, please visit the UCAS website.
Imperial College London organizes recruitment fairs. The Graduate Schools represent imperial at postgraduate fairs in Ireland and UK. Students who are seeking for postgraduate study opportunities are advised to contact the concerned authority. Each department at Imperial is well-equipped with all facilities to cater students' needs. The college provides stimulus learning environment, therefore, students get thorough understanding of the subject.
The Department of Science and Engineering welcomes students who wish to learn more about geology, earth sciences, environmental geosciences and geophysics. Students are invited to attend a programme that provides an excellent opportunity to learn basics of geosciences.
The college organizes an 'Open Day' programme. The programme aims at assisting people who wish to pursue postgraduate study at Imperial. At the open day, every department shall have a stall with staff that will be advising students on taught masters' programme and research opportunities available at Imperial. Students shall also be able to obtain advice on the funding, fees, application process and accommodation. The talk will consist of an introduction to Imperial College, information on scholarships, funding, accommodation, student careers and life after Imperial.
Imperial College London ensures that students get extensive knowledge and their skills developed during the course. The college focuses upon students' all round development by means of offering them various courses and a wide range of extra-curricular activities.