Queen Mary University Of London At SI-UK Nairobi
Queen Mary, University of London is the third largest college of the University of London, with the main based in the east of the city. It is a member of the Russell Group of research universities and has roots dating back to 1785. Queen Mary has a strong international reputation, with almost 25% of its 16,000 students coming from over 150 countries.
Queen Mary has the world’s largest academic health science centre, and is well known for medical teaching and research at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. The Medical School at Queen Mary includes special departments in cardiology, infectious diseases, surgery and dentistry. The School of Dentistry recently moved into brand new state-of-the-art facilities.
Queen Mary’s main campus is in Mile End, in London’s east end. It hosts the bulk of the teaching at the University, the main library and several halls of residence. The nearby Whitechapel campus is mainly used for scientific research and medicine.
East London benefits from being not only cheaper than other areas, but also close to trendy neighbourhoods such as Shoreditch and Brick Lane. As well as this counterculture, the area has been a traditional melting pot of cultures from around the world for centuries.