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Our home in east London

I live at home but I have loads of friends who lived on campus in first year, so we would always hang out together in the coffee shops or restaurants on site. Our campus is close to everything, from the City to Westfield
Tanzina Khatun, Geography BA, 2017

With festivals, Royal Parks, historical landmarks, and a lively social scene, it’s no surprise that London is one of the most popular cities in the world in which to be a student. As a student at Queen Mary, you will become part of the dynamic East End, famed for its rich history, community spirit and thriving cultural scene. With plenty of greenery and attractive outdoor spaces, our self-contained Mile End campus - one of the largest in the capital - offers students space to relax away from the rush of the city. 

Our location provides the perfect excuse to take a break from studying and explore the quirky museums, contemporary art galleries, pop-up restaurants, bars, vintage shops, markets and independent cinemas that give east London its unique character. Here's our guide to a few of the area's highlights:

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