The British capital is the second in the world among cities with comfortable conditions for students stay. Laurels of the championship, according to the latest ratings, went to Paris . At the same time, as the group of specialists from Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) found out, the capitals of the two countries are comparable in terms of university rating, living standards and safety. But at prices for educational servicesLondon is inferior to Paris.
In total, during the research, the experts analyzed the conditions for students in 50 large cities of the world with two or more international universities in the territory. Estimated indicators were the standard of living (taking into account the safety of staying in the city), the price accessibility of education, food, accommodation, entertainment, the scale of "student hangouts".
The most rating universities in London included Royal , University and Imperial colleges. By the number of universities at the international level, the British capital has bypassed the French capital. But the student's London was much more expensive than Paris. The average cost of training in prestigious universities in the British capital was 20,000 pounds per year (about $ 30,000). In Paris, the price index barely exceeded 1,000 pounds a year.
Despite the high cost of training, according to the students themselves, it is London that is the most convenient and comfortable, as well as a promising place of study. The choice of international universities is very wide. It is the opportunity to get a high-quality education in a prestigious university or college that attracts foreigners.
The third place in the ranking of the most comfortable for teaching the world's cities went to the American Boston . On the fourth place is located Melbourne . Another city in Australia, Sydney, ranked 6th position. The capital also entered the TOP-50 cities for comfortable training. It is located on the 37th position, losing to Seoul and Beijing. Also in the rating were the capital of AustriaVienna , the Swiss business center Zurich. Worthy places were occupied also by Berlin , Dublin, Montreal.