Nevertheless, public attitudes towards immigrants/foreigners are on the whole vastly more positive in London.
This might have something to do with the fact that over 1/3rd of Londoners were born outside the UK.
There is lots of information about working abroad, but if you're coming to the UK to work and you don't have a UK or EU passport, you're most likely going to need a work visa.
Students, on the other hand, only need a student visa.
If you think you need a visa, please read the following section.
Otherwise, skip to one of the other sections: Where to Live, How to Find a Place to Live, How to Find Work, How to Set Up a Bank Account, Transportation in London, Living in London FAQs.
However, in my personal opinion, this way of thinking about London does little to capture the reality on the ground.
There are plenty of places in the North or West that I would consider less desirable than places in the South and East.
Other important websites: You can find more about visa fees here: https://uk/visa-fees Or apply for one here: https://uk/apply-uk-visa In recent years, the UK has made it more difficult for individuals from outside the EU to immigrate to the UK, and public attitudes towards immigration and immigrants in general have become increasingly negative.As a white Canadian male (who also has British citizenship), I get asked where I'm from on a fairly regular basis.I also feel as though I occasionally get mistaken for a tourist when out in Central London. However, there are a lot of important things you need to know before making your move. London is one of the world's best cities and a truly unique place to live.