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The 10 Best Cities In The World To Be A Student Have Been Revealed For 2018

A range of factors are taken into account.

QS have released their annual rankings which showcase the best urban destinations for international students.

The rankings are pulled together using a variety of factors; University Rankings, Student Mix, Desirability, Employer Activity and Affordability.

Since last year the table has also taken into account ‘student view’ which surveys students and recent graduates from around the world. This covers student experiences of the city across eight factors; tolerance and inclusion, diversity, friendliness, ease of getting around, affordability, nightlife, employment opportunities, arts and culture.

The top 10 cities are as follows:


10. Seoul


9. Sydney


8. Zurich


7. Berlin


6. Munich


5. Paris


4. Montreal


3. Melbourne


2. Tokyo


1. London

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