Imperial and MIT launch 'monumental' student exchange in Boston

Stephen Johns

Imperial College London and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have launched a new student exchange pilot.

Students, academics and alumni from both institutions marked the occasion at a reception at the British Consulate General in Boston.

The pilot will see undergraduate students from Imperial and MIT spend up to a year at the other institution building credit for their Imperial degree and builds upon prior student summer and academic exchanges.

This year, 11 students from Imperial and nine from MIT and will take part in the exchange. Initially running for two years, if successful, the exchange could grow to accommodate more students. Continue story...