QS Best Student Cities 2023

Thinking of studying abroad? Explore the world's most student-friendly locations with the QS Best Student Cities 2023.

The latest edition of the QS Best Student Cities 2023 uses the opinions of current students to rate university locations on factors including affordability and desirability.

This year's top ten cities include Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul and Zurich – but once again, the top spot goes to London. A student favourite for many years, the UK capital is home to some of the world's most prestigious academic institutions, including King's College London and UCL (University College London).

Find out more about how QS compiles rankings by reading our methodology.

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