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.
  • #8 Ranking
  • 1 PhDs
  • 14700 Students



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.


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 planningAlthough 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!


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


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

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.


The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14:

  • 3rd in Europe and 10th in the world overall
  • 4th in Europe and 9th in the world for engineering and technology
  • 3rd in Europe and 10th in the world for life sciences
Shanghai Jiao Tong:
  • Academic Ranking of Top 500 World Universities - 4th in UK; 22th in World (August 2014)

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