Imperial College: A World Class Education Destination
Imperial College London (legally named Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London. The College focuses on the four main disciplines of science, engineering, medicine, and business. It is renowned for its application of these skills to industry and enterprise. Excellent in education is at the core of Imperial's ethos and is reflected in the United Kingdom and international rankings. With more than 59% of students from outside the United Kingdom and 140 countries represented on campus, the international community is thriving. The Main Campus is located in South Kensington, with an innovation campus in White City. The college also has a research centre at Silwood Park, and teaching hospitals throughout London.
In 1851, Prince Albert built his vision of an area for culture, including the Victoria and Alberta Museum, Natural History Museum, Royal Colleges, Royal Albert Hall, and the Imperial Institute. In 1907, Imperial College was established by a royal charter, merging the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines and City and Guilds of London Institute. In 1988, the Imperial College School of Medicine was formed by combining with St Mary's Hospital Medical School. In 2004, Queen Elizabeth II opened the Imperial College Business School.
The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN 2020) will be held at the Sherfield Building and Huxley Building at the Imperial College. The address is South Kensington, London, SW7 2AZ. Below is a detailed campus map for reference.
Travelling To Imperial College
Public transportation is inexpensive and easily accessible throughout London. When travelling to ICCN 2020, please consider the following options:
By Tube — The nearest Underground station is South Kensington, on the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines.
By Bus — South Kensington is easily accessible by bus. A number of routes pass within easy walking distance of the campus. The nearest bus stops are:
C1 stop: Buses 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430
Royal Albert Hall stop: Buses 9, 10, 52, 452 and 70
By Car — Car parking at South Kensington Campus is restricted and you are advised to travel by public transport.
The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) is the longest running international conference for our profession and offers a unique opportunity to meet with international cancer nursing leaders from around the world, in one place, at one time.