Students who wish to work in 21st century centres of business and commerce such as Hong Kong and Dubai may be interested in taking Chinese or Arabic alongside Finance, or Law in an Islamic context at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). SOAS is one of the colleges of the University of London and offers joint degrees with other colleges such as University College London (UCL), Kings’ College London and Birkbeck College.
Veterinary science students may be advised to apply to the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), another institution that is part of the University of London. The RVC is a global leader in veterinary medicine and biological science.
Other leaders in specialist fields are the University of Arts London, which includes colleges such as Central St. Martins College of Arts and Design (CSM). The CSM is internationally recognised as one of the world’s foremost art and design education institutions and includes graduates such as Alexander McQueen and Riccardo Tisci.