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Borough market stall

Where history meets modernity

Explore the vibrant district of Southwark, where history meets modernity in the heart of London.

Home to iconic landmarks like Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and Southwark Cathedral, this culturally rich area offers a wealth of experiences for visitors. Wander through the bustling Borough Market, where diverse cuisines and local delights await. Stroll along the picturesque riverside and take in stunning views of the city skyline. With its lively atmosphere, vibrant arts scene, and diverse dining options, Southwark is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the essence of London’s charm and heritage.

Southwark cathedral next to the Shard

Home to Iconic Landmarks

Southwark is home to some of London’s most iconic landmarks, each steeped in history and cultural significance.

One such gem is Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, a faithful reconstruction of the original Elizabethan playhouse where the works of William Shakespeare were first performed. Nearby, Southwark Cathedral stands as a stunning example of Gothic architecture, with its intricate stonework and richly decorated interior. Not far away, the historic Borough Market entices visitors with its bustling atmosphere and diverse array of food stalls, offering everything from artisanal cheeses to freshly baked pastries. These landmarks, along with many others scattered throughout the district, provide a glimpse into Southwark’s vibrant past and enduring allure.

A Diverse Cultural Scene

Southwark offers an enticing array of nightlife and outdoor social spaces to enjoy.

From trendy bars and vibrant clubs to cosy pubs and live music venues, there’s something for everyone looking to unwind after a day of studies. With its diverse cultural scene and eclectic mix of entertainment options you wont like find yourself bored in this part of London. Beyond nightlife, Southwark boasts a thriving arts community, with galleries, theatres, and performance spaces showcasing emerging talent and established artists alike. For those seeking outdoor pursuits, the riverside promenades provide the perfect setting for leisurely walks or picnics with friends. With its lively atmosphere and endless opportunities for exploration and socialising, Southwark offers an exciting lifestyle for young people looking to make the most of their university years.

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MSc Podiatry (pre-registration) Students at TCS London Marathon 2024

Each year, some 60 Podiatrists, both qualified and pre-registration students from all over the UK, descend on the capital to volunteer for the TCS London Marathon. This year, our first cohort of AECC University College MSc Podiatry (pre-registration) students, along with Associate Professor in Podiatry and Course Leader, Simon Otter, joined peers from the Universities of Brighton, Northampton, and East London. The co-location developed a true multidisciplinary ethos and close working relationships with physiotherapists, nurses, paramedics, physicians, and the voluntary sector (via St John Ambulance) as part of the wider finish-line medical team.

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