Imperial is a one-of-a-kind university in the UK, focusing exclusively on science, engineering, medicine and business. Enjoy a series of webinars about exciting topics, such as understanding of how the virus spreads, vaccine development, low cost ventilators and delivering the best in clinical care on the frontline. With discounts on everything from clothes to travel, being a student is one of the most cost-effective times in your life to experience London living. The Graduate School is proud to deliver award winning and sector leading professional development opportunities to all postgraduate students. Find answers to frequently asked questions about the impact of coronavirus on admissions. Discover life as a student in London and our South Kensington Campus. Have your questions answered by real Imperial students. Learn about their courses, experiences and life at Imperial. You've heard it from us, now hear it from one of our friendly students.
Dating back to the Royal College of Chemistry 's foundation in , Imperial grew out of Prince Albert 's vision of an area for culture, including the Royal Albert Hall , Imperial Institute , numerous museums, and the Royal Colleges that would go on to form the college. The college focuses exclusively on science, technology, medicine and business. The college's main campus is located in South Kensington , and it has an innovation campus in White City , a research field station at Silwood Park , and teaching hospitals throughout London. The college was a member of the University of London from , becoming independent on its centenary in The earliest college that led to the formation of Imperial was the Royal College of Chemistry , founded in , with the support of Prince Albert and parliament. In , the Great Exhibition was organised as an exhibition of culture and industry by Henry Cole and by Prince Albert, husband of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, Queen Victoria. An enormously popular and financial success, proceeds from the Great Exhibition were designated to develop an area for cultural and scientific advancement in South Kensington.
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