The International Student Support team organises afternoon and day trips to a range of UK destinations. Some of our full day trips are run in partnership with International Friends, an experienced tour operator and include executive coach travel and full day tour guides to ensure you get the most out of the trip.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can join the day trips?
The day trips are open to all current Imperial College students, including EU and UK students. Occasionally staff members may attend, but they must ask permission from the International Student Support team first.
Unfortunately non-Imperial friends and family members are unable to attend.
How do I register and pay?
Click on the link in the trip you would like to attend. You will be asked to complete a registration form and will then be taken to a payment page where you will need a credit/debit card to pay. Your place will not be confirmed until you have paid.
Please note that each student wishing to attend the trip must register and pay separately.
What do I need to bring with me?
For each trip, you must bring:
- Your Imperial College ID card.
- Your Oyster Card if the trip is in London.
- Suitable clothing and shoes for the weather.
- Suncream, sunhat and water bottle if it is likely to be warm.
- Lunch if you will not be buying this on the day. Please note that restaurants are likely to be busy and you may wish to reserve a table in advance, especially if a large group of you will be eating together.
- Money to cover your expenses. Please do not bring very large amounts as we cannot be held responsible for this.
- A camera.
There may also be additional items you will need to bring for specific trips but you will be notified of these in a pre-trip email.
What if I need to cancel?
Tickets are non-refundable unless otherwise stated.
Please be aware that as tickets for our trips are purchased in advance by the International Student Support team, we are unable to provide a refund of money if you can no longer attend. If you can no longer attend, you may find another Imperial Student to take your place. You will need to email us to let us know.
If there is a waiting list for the event, we may be able to find someone to replace you. In this case your payment will be refunded from the person taking your place on the trip.
If you have any queries about this, please email us: email@example.com
What are the closing dates below?
The closing date for each trip is the date after which no more bookings will be accepted. Note that a trip may fill up before the closing date.
Please note that all events are open to Imperial College students only. Each person wishing to attend must register and pay separately. PLEASE DO NOT PAY FOR MULTIPLE PEOPLE
Brighton & the Royal Pavilion
Saturday 30th June 2018 (08:00am - In front of the Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Road)
Join us on a day trip from London by executive coach to Brighton with visit to the Royal Pavillon. .
Fully guided day trip to Brighton. Includes return travel by executive coach, walking tour with professional guide, visit to the Royal Pavillion and time to explore.
Beautiful, free spirited Brighton is a seaside town located just an hours train ride outside of London. The town has a reputation for laidback alternative thinking and is constantly ranked highly on the UK's favourite places to live. No tour of Brighton would be complete without a visit to The Royal Pavilion, the Prince Regent's essay in opulence that fused Indian and Chinese motifs in a grand palace designed by his favourite architect John Nash. This extremely expensive royal retreat has to be seen to be believed, there is nothing in the whole country like it.
Register & buy tickets HERE
Hampton Court Palace
Saturday 12 May 2018 - Hampton Court Palace
Discover the magnificence of Henry VIII's favourite royal residence. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the bustling Base Court and marvel at the breath-taking grandeur of Henry's State Rooms. Tickle your taste buds in the vast Tudor kitchens, stroll through over 60 acres of enchanting gardens, lose yourself in the famous maze and appreciate the beauty of one of the greatest palaces on earth.
You are able to spend as much time as you like within the Hampton Court Palace and gardens during opening hours. You could spend the entire day at Hampton Court Palace if you wanted to discover every detail, however you could visit the highlights in approximately 2 hours.
Tickets: £7 (normally £15.30)
19:30 Wednesday 23 May 2018 - Aladdin Musical at Prince Edward Theatre
Disney's ALADDIN is everything you could wish for and more, and is dazzling audiences daily at the beautiful Prince Edward Theatre, in the heart of London's West End.
Breathtaking sets, astonishing special effects, over 350 lavish costumes - sparkling with over two million Swarovski® crystals - and a fabulous cast and orchestra bring the magic of Disney's ALADDIN to life on stage.
Featuring all the songs from the classic Academy Award®-winning film, including Friend Like Me, A Whole New World and Arabian Nights, prepare to experience the unmissable theatrical magic that is ALADDIN.
Ticket: £27.50 (face value £75)
Photos from some of our past trips
Harry Potter studio trip