London Activities


Looking for ways to really get to know London and the UK? Spend your weekend living with a British family, get involved in a sports club, or sign-up for subsidised events on FIE's Activity Calendar! Have any questions about things to do with your spare time? Visit us in the Student Life office in Foundation House and we'll give you our advice on how to make the most of your time in London!  



From London landmarks to countryside adventures, immerse yourself in your UK study abroad experience with the London Activity Calendar! Popular activities include the London Eye, Tower of London, Wicked, The Lion King & the magical Harry Potter Studio Tour.

Prior to your arrival in London, you will receive an email from Student Life with all the need-to-know information about the London Activity Calendar, including your log-in details. Before you sign-up, please note the following: 

Activity Calendar Summer 2019

  •  There are no refunds, but you can sell your ticket to another student if you can no longer attend
  •  All activities have limited capacity, so sign up early so you don't miss out
  •  If an activity sells out, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be put on a waiting list 
  •  You will receive a confirmation email after you've registered - further details will be sent closer to the date 
  •  Academics/Internship commitments come first - you will not be excused to attend an optional activity


How to sign-up

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Click the 'log-in/register' button in the top-right hand corner of this page then enter the log-in details emailed to you prior to arrival

Hover over the 'booking' button on the menu on the left of the page, then select  'upcoming events timeline'

 Find the activity you want to sign-up to then click 'register' to add the activity to your shopping basket  'Add more events' or select 'checkout' and complete the payment form 



Host UK

  • Stay with a host family to explore new parts of the country, learn more about life in the UK, enjoy home cooked meals, and form lifelong friendships

Imperial College Union 

  • Use your Imperial College Union Associate Membership Card* to join one of their over 300 student clubs and societies or to attend special events

International Students House (ISH)

  • Attend talks, club nights, karaoke, pub quizzes and cultural events throughout the week, or make new friends while seeing new places with the ISH Travel Club

Lectures, Talks, and Workshops

  • Learn outside of the classroom with our guide to free or cheap lectures, talks, and workshops across London


  • Meetup brings people together to do more of what they want to do in life. Food, film, fitness, fashion  - Meetup have a social group for you whatever your interests


  • Food, art and a whole load of fun events all over the capital – pick up your free copy of TimeOut every Tuesday at your local tube station


(*Imperial Associate Membership cards are provided for Spring, Fall and Winter programs only - click here for more details on associate membership)