SEE LONDON – THE BASICS
A trade center, city of poets, of kings and queens, cathedrals and traditions, London is a capital city of 8 million people. Straddling the River Thames, London offers green parks, museums, monuments and elegant shopping streets.
More than 40 live theater companies, five major orchestras, plus several opera and ballet companies make London their home. Scores of performances, concerts and recitals make London a cultural center of Europe.
The British Museum, the Queen’s Gallery, the Tate Gallery and the National Gallery provide opportunities to view many of the world’s great art treasures. More than 200 other museums and galleries covering a variety of subjects await the curious student in London.
London’s cosmopolitan atmosphere, heritage, innovation, youth culture and academic riches draw people from all over the world. In fact, London is the world’s most visited city.
In 2012, London became the first city to host the Olympic Games for a third time.
SEE BIG BEN
Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. The clock tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world.
Regent’s American College London is located in Regent’s Park, one of the most attractive royal parks in the heart of London. The park boasts a boating lake, the London Zoo, the Queen’s Rose Garden, the College’s own open air theatre, various dining venues and much more. The study abroad students are fully immersed with classes of full-time degree seeking students who come from more than 50 countries, thus offering an international experience that is truly unsurpassed. The majority of the faculty are British, bringing a unique perspective and local flavor to the classroom. Specialized courses also provide incredible opportunities for study abroad students to immerse themselves in local history. Students share rooms on campus.
To learn more about our study abroad program in London, England, visit our website.