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Student Trips to London

When it comes to discovering new worlds in an old city, student trips to London offer a wealth of adventure for A-level and college students to explore and learn from.

What to expect on a London student trip? 

A college trip to London provides students with a chance to explore some of the UK's grandest cultural and leisure attractions: 

  • Buckingham Palace 
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Tower of London
  • Big Ben
  • The Shard 

Food lovers on London student trips can sample great food from around the world in London's huge array of eateries or visit a street market and prop up a stall selling traditional jellied eel, or pie and mash.

Neoclassical theatres for performing arts students, gothic revival architecture, and the Tate Modern amalgamate to create a timeline of culture, art and history that flows through the city and the street art even weaves between the walls of the financial district which will be a varied visit for any business studies students. Visit the natural history museum to see a wide range of London exhibits including dinosaur fossils, human evolution and ocean life. Sipping tea doesn’t have to be restricted to Earl Grey when there is a range of Taiwanese teas on offer in London’s Chinatown. 

Fashion students on college trips to London can navigate their way down Oxford Street or aimlessly wander through a labyrinth of market stands in Camden Town. 

Whatever the subject, the vibrant energy and eclectic style make an ideal combination for your student trip to London.

Our range of A level & college London school trips...


Discover London’s iconic skyline with its distinctive skyscrapers and contemporary architecture which is constantly evolving. During their architecture study tour, your students will be able to explore many of the constructions which make London so unique, from the London Eye and the Shard building to the Houses of Parliament.

Art & Design

London is a destination brimming with culture, packed with awe inspiring architecture and some of the world's best art galleries. Students on an art & design study trip to London will be inspired as they visit some of the city’s most famous landmarks as well as London's array of art galleries.

Business Studies

London has a global reputation for being a cultural and financial mecca. As part of a business studies tour to London, businesses, sporting venues and even theme parks offer visits and workshops from industry professionals on all aspects of the syllabus including marketing, operations management, people and finance.

Computer Science

London has a global reputation for being ideal as a study trip destination. A combination of workshops, tours and museums around the city prove London to be a great destination for students of computer science.


London city offers students on a cultural trip the opportunity to experience some of the world's best museums and galleries including The National Portrait Museum, The Serpentine Gallery and the Tate Modern. Students can even round off their stay with a trip to the theatre to see a West End show.


The City of London is a world leader in business and financial services where companies and investors from around the world meet and do business. Many economics students will aspire to work in the city and on a visit to the capital they can visit some of London’s oldest financial institutions.


During their engineering study tour, your students will be able to explore many of the constructions which make London so unique, from the London Eye and the Shard building the theme parks and manufacturing industries that surrounding the capital.

English, Drama & Performing Arts

Discover London’s iconic West End with its distinctive theatres and range of performance venues which is constantly evolving. Students on an educational english, drama & perfoming arts tour can take a trip to the theatre to see a West End show after taking part in a theatre workshop or Q&A session with the cast of a popular show.

Fashion & Textiles

London has one of the most sophisticated and innovative fashion scenes boasting everything from flagship stores on Oxford Street to vintage fabrics at London's markets. On an educational trip to London your fashion & textiles students have the opportunity to draw inspiration from some of the world's best museums and galleries including The National Portrait Museum, The Serpentine Gallery and the Tate Modern.

Geography, Geology & Environmental Science

London is a great destination for a students taking a geography, geology and environmental science educational tour. The 2012 Olympic games changed the landscape of the city, making it a great place to study the impact of hosting such an event and urban regeneration.

Health & Social Care

London is a great destination for a health & social care study trip on a budget. A study trip to London will allow your students to explore different sectors and institutions involved in health and social care in the UK. 


London offers students on a history study tour the opportunity to experience some of the world's best museums and monuments that tell the story of London’s past.

Law & Politics

Being the capital city of England makes London the perfect destination for a College trip. The city has been at the forefront of English society for over 2000 years and is brimming with attractions and landmarks perfect for politics & law students.

Media & Film Studies

London is a fantastic destination for media & film student trips and is home to a huge array of famous landmarks, attractions and museums. Being the home of the BBFC, students can learn about the film industry's classification process as well as discovering the amazing cinema experience that is the BFI IMAX.


London’s iconic skyline is so distinctive, with many of its tourist attractions including the London Eye, the Shard building and of course the Houses of Parliament all providing great inspiration for your photography students.

Psychology & Sociology

London is a great value and easily accessible destination for your psychology & sociology students with a variety of workshops, which explore key themes on the curriculum. The Bethlem Museum of the Mind is a great learning resource for the history of mental health care and also London Zoo, where their workshops explore the psychology of phobias, their symptoms and triggers.

Religious Studies

A visit to the capital offers your religious studies students a unique opportunity to discover more about religious practices, places of worship and gain a greater insight into the history and teachings of the different religions and theologies in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world.

Sports & Leisure

During a sports college trip to London you can visit the capital’s famous sporting venues. The city has many iconic football stadiums including Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur as well as Cricket grounds such as Lords in Swiss Cottage, the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Twickenham Rugby Stadium.

Travel & Tourism

As London is a main tourist destination this is a great tour for any student studying travel & tourism. The London Eye, Buckingham Palace Tour, Tower of London, Madame Tussauds are just some of the places to visit. Then go to a West End show to finish your tour off!

Urban Planning

Discover London’s iconic skyline with its distinctive skyscrapers and contemporary architecture which is constantly evolving. During their study tour, your urban planning students will be able to explore many of the constructions which make London so unique, from the London Eye and the Shard building to the Houses of Parliament.

Our range of university trips to London

We’re a one-stop shop for your university group travel package to London. 

Whether you’re looking for a travel package, or a comprehensive subject-linked itinerary, we’ll work with you to pull together exactly what you need.

We've created group travel packages to London across a broad spectrum of subjects including: art & design, architecture, business & economics, cartoon & comic arts, computing, engineering and health & social care.  


Preferential group travel rates to London, plus increased flexibility & convenience

Rail is a convenient travel option for small groups, ideal for travel to and from London. We offer preferential rail rates for student groups and provide ticket flexibility. 

As a market leading travel group in the UK, we offer preferential group rates and nationwide access to an exceptional fleet of coaches.




Centrally-located London accommodation at preferential group rates

Our room rates are guaranteed, so you can reserve your beds whilst you confirm your passenger numbers. Popular options London include Royal National, Generator Hostel & Travelodge Central London




Pre-booked visits & attractions - planned around your own group activities 

Through our partners based in London we’ll pre-book tickets at top visits and attractions at preferential group rates, we’ll plan these visits to fit around your own schedule.  London trip highlights include the London Eye, the Shard, Houses of Parliament, Tate Modern, V & A Museum, Museum of Brands, London Film Museum, Thames River Cruise, Warner Bros. Studio Tour and West End Shows.



Services available from StudyLink in London:

• Pre-booked meals at a range of restaurants 

• Pre-booked & pre-paid underground tickets

  • Support from one of our award-winning group travel Account Executives with excellent knowledge of London
  • A one-stop shop for your student group travel package to London
  • Multiple quote options to help you make the best value choice for your group 
  • Preferential rates with hotels & hostels, rail & other transport options & flexible flight booking options – reserve seats for longer than if you book direct
  • Convenient and time-saving online travel technologies
  • Risk management services for complete peace of mind
  • External accreditations providing reassurance, including ABTA, ATOL & IATA licences

Price promise - we’ll beat any like-for-like quote 

We’ll also beat any like-for-like quote to ensure you’re getting the most competitive price for your travel requirements. 

What our customers are saying about us...

“I must thank Lauren and Amy for their endeavour and patience, when planning the RCC trip. They were a blessing because any changes and adaptations were done in exceptional timeframes and always thorough.  From the feedback we have received from the students they thoroughly enjoyed the trip. The visits were excellent and in some cases will be remembered over their lifetime.” 

Mr Tim Ward, Redcar & Cleveland College


“The accommodation was very central, clean and the staff were very friendly and attentive. The service from the team at StudyLink is always first class.”

Mr Jim O'Donnell, External Funding Officer at New College Lanarkshire


Speak to one of our Group Travel Account Executives

A dedicated Account Executive will manage your tour organisation from start to finish. Our award-winning team each have years of experience in travel and will provide you a complete solution for your group travel requirements. They’ll use their knowledge of London and group travel expertise to create a custom-made itinerary just for you. Whether you’re looking for a travel package or a comprehensive curriculum-linked itinerary, your Account Executive will work with you to pull together exactly what you need.

Student Trips To London Frequently Asked Questions?

What are popular highlights of college trips to London?

Popular trips and highlights from London student trips include: 
Students on an economics or business studies trip to London can experience the hustle and bustle of the London Stock Exchange as the trading days come to an end, allow your students to explore the marketing and operations management that goes into running a business, people and financials. 

London is quickly becoming one of the top digital cities in the world and will be a great visit for computer science students as they’ll get to experience an app-making workshop and visit the centre for computing history.

Engineering students can experience the feats that make London unique, from the Shard building, London Eye and Wembley Stadium. Students can also get their hands on a 3D printer in a workshop to print out a Mars Rover model. 

London has a rich history of shaping the world's perception of English, Drama and the performing arts. Whether you want to walk the steps of Shakespeare's globe theatre, dive into the Charles Dickens museum and workshop for some creative writing. An educational trip to London has everything you could ever need. 

What are the accommodation options for student groups in London?

Student groups visiting London have accommodation options such as Royal National, Generator Hostel, and Travelodge Central London at preferential group rates.

Will students be safe on London student trips?

As one of the premier student trip agencies in the UK, safety for your student trips to London is paramount to us and we always vow to keep your students safe. We have a Safety Management System that is audited by an external company for an unbiased view of our safety processes.