King's College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington (then Prime Minister) in 1829 as a university college in the tradition of the Church of England. It now welcomes staff and students of all faiths and beliefs.
King's professors played a major part in nineteenth-century science and in extending higher education to women and working men through evening classes. The College has grown and developed through mergers with several institutions each with their own distinguished histories. These include the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas'... See full description.
University of London External System, now known as University of London International Programmes, provides students with worldwide flexible access to the University of London degrees. It has been operating since 1858, and now serves more than 50 thousand students, offering over 100 degrees. The distance learning programs are provided through the collaboration with 12 of the University of London colleges – they have developed each of the programs that students take, and an example is London School of Economics, which is responsible for the system’s economics and management-related... See full description.