The College is formed of the largest estate in the university sector with the floor space equivalent to 133 football pitches.
42,000 sweet and savoury canapés were consumed on the May 2006 graduation day. Graduates and their guests also drank 1,800 bottles of sparkling wine and 1,008 cartons of orange juice.
Each day at College 2,875 beds are made in our halls of residence and 750,000 emails are sent and received.
Each week there are 25,000 catering transactions across the College.
5:1 Ratio of applications to available places for postgraduate study at Imperial
525,233 Square metres of campus space we own – the largest operational estate of any higher education institution in the UK
250+ Number of student clubs and societies which are run through the Imperial College Union
Every year there are over 1,110,000 visits to College libraries.
Three Imperial Earth Science and Engineering academics have recently had asteroids named after them.
13,000 Number of applications that Imperial receives for just over 2,350 places on undergraduate courses
£25,780 Average starting salary for an Imperial College graduate – the highest of any UK university.
100 Imperial Innovations has a portfolio of around 100 commercial IP agreements
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