King's College London
King's College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington (then Prime Minister) in 1829 as a university college in the tradition of the Church of England. It now welcomes staff and students of all faiths and beliefs. It has over 29,600 students (including more than 11,700 postgraduates) from some 150 countries and over 8,000 employees.
King’s College London is a world-leading university. Rated among the world’s top 21 universities, it is ranked sixth in the UK for the quality and quantity of its research activity and 11th in the worlds for its internationals performance and outlook. The institute has more than 300 partnership agreements with leading higher education institutions across the globe, providing opportunities for research and teaching. It has joint and dual degree partnerships and joint research programmes with more than 20 universities, including Columbia University, National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong, Humboldt University, Sciences Po, UNC Chapel Hill, Peking University Health Sciences Centre and University of SAP Paulo.
King’s College London has a distinguished reputation in humanities, law, the sciences, including health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry and social sciences, including international affairs. King's is in The Complete University Guide's Top Ten for Business and Management Studies, Food Science, French, History, Law, Philosophy and Physiotherapy. King’s remains fully committed to being a multicultural, international university and our European students are a very important part of our community. King's embrace diversity and are international to the core. More than 48,000 international alumni in with the largest groups from the USA, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, France, Canada, Malaysia, Australia and the Republic of Ireland.
Its dedicated Careers & Employability Team offers an outstanding range of professional development support. With careers advice appointments, a huge array of events including professional skills programmes and careers fairs, an exclusive jobs portal and multiple online resources, there’s a wealth of opportunities on offer to help students increase their employability for when they graduate. Many students have the option to gain academic credit through the completion of an internship as part of the Accredited Internships Programme embedded within their degree. For those keen to venture overseas, Its Global Internships Programme is an incredible opportunity to live and work in one of nine locations, including Beijing, Cape Town, Delhi and New York City, during the summer months.
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