The ultimate guide to being a London student

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London is a very popular destination for students, with several world class universities situated at the heart of one of the greatest cities in the world. But just how many students are there in London, and where are the best places to start chasing the degree of your dreams?

Pure Student Living has decided to find out, and what's more we've also done some digging to discover where you can make the most of your free time during your stay.

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So there we have it, 31% of the UK’s universities are found within the capital, and many of these enjoy great prestige throughout the world. With over 135,000 students attending these fine institutions, many of them from outside the UK, it is clear to see that vast numbers of people each year choose to continue their educational journey in London.

One thing most people know about London is that its transport network is among the busiest in the world. However, you will have plenty of choices when it comes to getting around, with a frequent bus network, the famous hireable bicycles and the iconic London Underground all helping millions of people navigate their way around the city every day.

New arrivals in the city will now also arrive furnished with all the details of the coolest places to shop, enjoy live music and experience London’s famous nightlife. We've consulted the publications in the know to make sure you don’t miss out on the best that London has to offer when you take a break from the books.