King's College London Key Information:-
•Informally known: Kings College
•Motto: Sancte et Sapienter (LATIN) "with wisdom and holiness"
•Address: Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom
•Affiliation: Russell Group, University of London, ACU, EUA, Golden triangle, King's Health Partners, Universities UK
•Category: Public Research university
•Available study options: Undergraduate/Post graduate
• Acceptance Rate: 13 percent (2013)
• Founded: King George IV
• Chancellor: HRH The Princess Royal (University of London)
• Principal: Sir Rick Trainor
• Visitor : The Archbishop of Canterbury ex officio
• Newspaper: "Roar"
•Phone: +44 20 7836 5454
King's College London Highlights:-
• Kings College is the fourth oldest university in the United Kingdom.
• Kings has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.
• The College is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings
• The major subject choices at Kings College London include humanities, law, health science, social sciences and international affairs.
• It has also played a major role in the development of innovations such as discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.
•Kings is also known for its pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities.
• It forms part of the 'golden triangle' of British universities.
Kings College London Admissions
King's College London Admission:-
King's College London Undergraduate Admission
King College London welcomes students with wide range of qualifications from different parts of the world. Entry requirements and selection procedures vary according to programmes of study. So it is important to check specific entry qualifications before applying for any course.
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For all full-time undergraduate higher education courses at universities and colleges in the UK you must make an online application via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
UCAS has three functions, namely
a) Course Search
Deadlines for application:
You can apply to UCAS from 1 September for entry the following autumn, but remember you can start doing your research, attending open days, and preparing your personal statement earlier than this.
The normal closing date for receipt of applications is 15 January. However if you are including Oxford or Cambridge, or to Medicine or Dentistry, then the closing date is 15 October in the year prior to entry.
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King's College London Post graduate taught programs and research admission:
Following is a step-wise procedure for applying for King's College London Post graduate taught and research programs
STEP#1: Chose a program
STEP#2: Review its entry requirements
STEP#3: Check Tuition Fee and available funding
STEP#4: Submit your application
STEP#5: Track your application
The application process can take up to 4-8 weeks depending on the time of year. Please ensure that your application form is as complete as possible to speed up the process.
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King's College London Academic Year:
King's College London Academic year is divided into three terms
Autumn Term: September to December
Spring Term: January to March
Summer Term: April to June
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King's College London Tuition Fee
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Kings College London Infrastructure
King's College London Infrastructure:-
Kings College London infrastructure is divided in various campuses as explained below.
a) Strand Campus: The Strand Campus is the founding campus of King's. It is located on the Strand in the City of Westminster, sharing its frontage along the River Thames. Most of the Schools of Arts & Humanities, Law, Social Science & Public Policy and Natural & Mathematical Sciences (formerly Physical Sciences & Engineering) are housed here.
b) Chapel: The original college chapel was designed by Sir Robert Smirke and was completed in 1831 as part of the College building (later known as the King's building).Given the foundation of the university in the tradition of the Church of England the chapel is an integreal part of the campus.
c) Somerset House East Wing: It is home to the School of Law, a public exhibition space called the Inigo Rooms curated by the King's Cultural Institute as well as adding a further entrance to the Strand Campus.
d) Guys Campus: Guy's Campus is situated close to London Bridge and the Shard on the South Bank of the Thames and is home to the School of Biomedical Sciences (also at the Waterloo Campus), the Dental Institute, and the School of Medicine.
e) Waterloo campus: The Waterloo Campus is located across Waterloo Bridge from the Strand Campus, near the South Bank Centre in the London Borough of Lambeth and consists of the James Clerk Maxwell Building and the Franklin–Wilkins Building.
f) St. Thomas campus: The St Thomas' Campus in the London Borough of Lambeth, facing the Houses of Parliament across the Thames, houses parts of the School of Medicine and the Dental Institute. The Florence Nightingale Museum is also located here.
g) Denmark Hill Campus: Denmark Hill Campus is situated in south London near the borders of the London Borough of Lambeth and the London Borough of Southwark in Camberwell and is the only campus not situated on the River Thames. The campus consists of King's College Hospital, the Maudsley Hospital and the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP).
King's library facilities are spread across its five campuses. The College's estate also includes the library at Bethlem Royal Hospital in the London Borough of Bromley.The collections encompass over one million printed books, as well as thousands of journals and electronic resources.
King's College London Faculty:-
King's College London faculty both past and present consists of academicians, subject scholars, researchers and persons of repute the world over. There are currently 12 Nobel Prize laureates amongst King's alumni and current and former faculty.
King's College London Student Life and Activities:-
Founded in 1873, King's College London Union Society which later developed into King's College London Students' Union, better known by its acronym KCLSU, is the oldest Students' Union in London. The Student's Union provides a range of activities which includes 50 sports club. KCLSU publishes a monthly newspaper called Roar! which carries news stories, reviews and features on a range of topics and reporting on Students' Union events, campaigns, clubs and societies, as well as coverage of the arts, books and fashion.
The university's student led think-tank, the largest organization of its kind in Europe organizes organises lectures and discussions in seven different policy areas, and assists students in lobbying politicians, NGOs and other policymakers with their ideas. Every September, it produces a peer-reviewed journal of policy recommendations called The Spectrum.
Kings is also known for its rivarly between University College London and the London School of Economics which is well documented.
King has a total of eight residential halls in and around London
Brian Creamer House at St Thomas' Campus
Great Dover Street Apartments at Guy's Campus
Hampstead Residence in Hampstead
Moonraker Point in Southwark (nominated residence run by Unite Group)
Stamford Street Apartments at the Waterloo Campus
The Rectory at St Thomas' Campus
Wolfson House at Guy's Campus
King's College Hall at the Denmark Hill Campus (currently closed for refurbishment)
In addition to this kings also offers intercollegiate residential halls that include
Canterbury Hall, College Hall, Commonwealth Hall, Connaught Hall, Hughes Parry Hall and International Hall near Russell Square in Bloomsbury
Lillian Penson Hall (postgraduates only) in Paddington
Nutford House in Marble Arch
Additionally, students can apply to live in International Students House.
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Kings College London Rankings
Kings College London has been consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by all major global rankings. According to subject based rankings ,King's subjects of Law, History, European Studies and War Studies (both categorised under politics), Classics, Spanish, Portuguese, Music, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Food Science (specifically Nutritional Sciences) have been ranked among the top five in the United Kingdom. Ranked for academic excellence the university has also been listed in the top tier for research earnings. Listed for you are the latest King's College London Rankings both national and international.
ARWU(2013, world) : Rank 67
QS(2013/14, world): Rank 19
Times Higher Education (2013/14, world): Rank 38
Times Higher Education Reputation (2014, world): Rank 43
Complete (2015, national): Rank 19
The Guardian(2015, national): Rank 40
Times/Sunday Times (2014, national): Rank 06
ARWU(2013, national): Rank 08
QS (2013/14, national): Rank6
Times Higher Education (2013/14, national): Rank 06
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