Whether you want to take a spin on the London Eye, explore the magical world of Harry Potter, follow in the footsteps of our Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge, or try something different, FIE is here to help you make the most of your study abroad experience with a variety of fun activities in London.

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In the menus below you'll find links to some of our favourite things to do in London. Find our more on each venue's website, but don't start booking tickets before your program starts! Some experiences will be offered as part of the FIE London Activity Calendar or as a co-curricular activity for one of your classes. For even more ideas of things to see and do, check out TimeOut and Visit London

If applicable, information on COVID-19 safety measures can be found on each venue's website.



There are so many wonderful places to visit just a short trip from London, so you’ll have plenty to see and do whether you’re taking a day trip, weekend break or a longer excursion! Visit our travel page for inspiration on places to go, helpful information on how to get there and a handy pre-travel checklist.

Please be reminded that, in line with the FIE Covid-19 Code students must avoid all non-essential travel outside of the country in which they are studying.



If you’re joining FIE London for Spring, Fall, or Winter, you will receive an Imperial College Union Associate Membership Card. This gives you access to the union’s social spaces and events and allows you to join many of the 370+ student led clubs, societies and projects. You’ll receive your Associate Membership card during orientation – look out for it in your Welcome Pack.


Please note that Imperial College Union is a separate entity from Imperial College (the university) and therefore, your Associate Membership Card does not grant access to all buildings on the university campus. For example, only students enrolled at Imperial College can access the university libraries. Further details about the benefits and limitations of Associate Membership is available here.


FIE London Activity Calendar

Enjoy great activities at a great price with the FIE London Activity Calendar. A series of events taking place throughout your study abroad program, these activities are offered just to the FIE community, so they are a perfect opportunity for you to meet and get to know your fellow students. Prior to your arrival, you’ll receive an email with your username and password for the online system. Once you’ve received this, you can log-in to the online system, view activities, and sign-up using the steps below:

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