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Which Cities Offer The Best Experience For University Students: QS 2018 Rankings?

London, the British capital, has been ranked as the best city in the world for university students, that’s according to the latest listing from QS higher education group. London is home to a large concentration of top-ranked universities, including the University College London (UCL), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Imperial College London, and King’s College London.

Australia’s Melbourne rise from fifth in 2017 to third this year’s list behind London, and Tokyo.

Other cities in the top 10 are Montreal (fourth), Paris (fifth), Munich (sixth), Berlin (seventh), Zurich (eighth) and Seoul (10th)

Despite American universities dominating the World University Rankings, no city in the United States achieved a top ten place in the student cities ranking.

The ranking is based on 6 factors including the local jobs market, academic performance, and the student culture.

Here are the top 20 cities in the world for university students, 2018

  1. London, United Kingdom
  2. Tokyo, Japan
  3. Melbourne, Australia
  4. Montreal, Canada
  5. Paris, France
  6. Munich, Germany
  7. Berlin, Germany
  8. Zurich, Switzerland
  9. Sydney, Australia
  10. Seoul, South Korea
  11. Vienna, Austria
  12. Hong Kong, China
  13. Boston, United States
  14. Toronto, Canada
  15. Singapore
  16. Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  17. Vancouver, Canada
  18. New York, United States
  19. Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe, Japan
  20. Taipei, Taiwan

Worlds 20 best student cities 2018

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