Students on the grass

You may come to Imperial for a degree but you'll leave with so much more

Being part of the Imperial community

Whether it's joining one of our 370 student-run clubs, representing Imperial in one of a wide range of sport teams, or bringing a new idea to market with Imperial's enterprise ecosystem, discover what you can get involved with while studying with us.


Living in London

Voted as the world’s best student city*, London offers everything you need on your doorstep. Enjoy bars, restaurants, free museums, outside green spaces, and great shopping experiences.

Plus, London is a global hub for many industries, presenting plenty of opportunities to advance in your career. 

*QS Best Student Cities 2024

Imperial Students' Union

It’s not all labs and lectures.

At Imperial, we have over 370 student-run clubs, societies and projects. With cultural, faith-led, academic, arts, charitable, sports and more, you’ll find something to be part of. You can also enjoy the Sci-Fi Library, Imperial Cinema, Media Suite, and other areas as a student. 

Great Exhibition Road Festival

Great Exhibition Road Festival 2023 highlights

Visiting London over the summer? On 15-16 June 2024, join us at the Great Exhibition Road Festival. It’s a free annual celebration of science and the arts each summer in South Kensington. Enjoy hands-on workshops, fascinating talks, performances and installations from iconic museums, research and culture organisations, including Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, V&A and many more.

Visit the Great Exhibition Road Festival website for more information.