London has been cited as the world’s top student city in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking. This year for the second time in a row.
London has been listed as the best city in the world for students learning programs, this year second time in a row. Leaving behind other international cities such as Melbourne and Tokyo that occupied second and third respectively on the international rankings scale.
The city of London owes the tribute to its high-class institutions, standard levels of company activity and student variety, and its reputation among the international student body, All these constructive features overshadow its chances of lower rank in the student – affordability criterion.
This global ranking takes into preference the overall performance of the universities, next to which company employers are dynamically hiring. These criteria are the city’s affordability quality of life, job oriented prospects available after graduation, the city’s desirability and the variety and multiplicity of a city’s overall student strength.
Collected data from several existing and potential international students notify the most favorable aspect they look for ‘Desirability and Student View.
Experts have explained that the London has obtained this top-notch score for student view as around 57% of student respondent from Munich quote the quality of the city’s universities as the key thing attracting students studying there. This is more than any other prerequisite
According to London’s Pakistani-origin Mayor Sadiq Khan, this news that London has yet again been ranked as the top city in the world for students is a piece of incredible news.
This is no disclosure that would have surprised us given that the city is dwelling home to top-notch higher education institutions along with vibrant enriching life. He has been a frank and honest campaigner for enhanced student visa offers for different students from all around the globe.
Yet, the statistics are still below the level mark than achievable from a big student market like India. It might be due to not so striking visa regime which makes students decline and puts them off from filing their applications to the UK.
London’s majorly having several top institutions and universities, outstanding employment opportunities and growth and variety of students makes this UK capital stand-out and strengthen its top position. It also considers productive feedback given by London’s students.
On the other hand, Europe leads the list in the latest set of rankings, paving the way for German cities of Munich (fourth) and Berlin (fifth). It is followed by Paris (French capital) at the seventh number and Switzerland’s Zurich at eighth position respectively.
Others in the list are Australia’s Sydney (9th position), the Canadian city of Montreal (6th position)and South Korean capital Seoul (10th position ) inclusively complete the top 10 list. Few more British cities feature in the top 30. They are Edinburgh (15th position) and Manchester (29th position).
On noticing the visible risers, Los Angeles has come up as one of the cities that has shown improvement in the Student View perspective. This was due to its high scores on open-mindedness, student inclusion along with employment/job opportunities.