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King’s College London, commonly referred to as ‘KCL’, consists of nine different schools and its medical centre includes six research centres, more than any other UK university. The university is a community of nearly 23,000 students and has five campuses which have received £60 million in investments over recent years with more than £100 million still to come. Areas to have benefitted from the investment include the Audio Visual Theatre, refurbished cafés, libraries and teaching spaces, plus a New Education Hub. KCL is widely known for its part in education for healthcare and is home to a Drug Control Centre, Dental Institute and The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery among other teaching establishments and hospital partnerships.
King’s College Students' Union has in excess of fifty sports clubs (which offer a Get Active programme for beginners) and sixty societies to get involved in as well as writing and designing for monthly magazine 'Roar', broadcasting on 'KCL Radio' student radio station and plenty of volunteering, campaigning and fundraising opportunities to build experience, confidence and skills onto your CV. Current projects in this area include working with young people, raising awareness of certain issues by visiting schools and the community plus mentoring programmes. The Students' Union has three venues; TUTU's Club which has hosted acts such as LMFAO, Taylor Swift and B.o.B. Guy's Bar serving food, drink and offering great nights out and The Waterfront bar which overlooks the Thames and serves food and drinks throughout the day while big-screen sports play in the background and DJs and quizzes take place in the evenings. There are more than 300 jobs on offer at university campus venues for those who want to earn extra money.
Campus sports facilities include the Kinetic Fitness Centre, several outdoor playing fields, tennis courts, cricket pitches, a 100m track and squash courts. All the facilities can be reached by train.
Students are offered many avenues of advice and support in areas such as careers, internships, studying abroad, wellbeing issues and study skills and are welcomed to make use of the numerous facilities such as libraries, chill-out and study zones, IT suites and group study areas.
There are many well known former students of King’s College London including writer Quentin Crisp, director Derek Jarman, executive of the BBC Ceri Sherlock, novelist Virginia Woolf, poet John Keats, impressionist Rory Bremner and many Members of Parliament.
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My mother was admitted to major trauma ward St Mary's hospital, Paddington 4 weeks ago. I came across a young nurse called CLOE NEVERSON, this nurse in my opinion should receive the Nobel prize. She is only a student nurse training through Kings college but she is superhuman. The care and attention my mother, my family and I received from Cloe was outstanding. Even when off duty, Cloe took time out to check in on, not only us, but all the other patients on the ward. This young nurse is by far the most professional, caring, understanding and competent human being I have experienced in my 51 years of life. She is going to be one of the NHS's greatest ambassador's for our health service. Well done Cloe. The O'Leary family.