So you’ve decided to study in the capital city, your diary will no doubt be filled up with social events, festivals and other exciting experiences in no time. But life in London has some drawbacks too, from crowded public transport to expensive drinks on a night out. Sharing your time at university on Instagram can help you stay in touch with family and friends while showing off the unique experience of studying in one of the busiest cities in the world.
Follow our guide to posting your student life in London on Instagram to get plenty of likes and comments on your photographs.
Show off your local landmarks
London’s full of landmarks that are instantly recognisable, from the historic Buckingham Palace to the modern London Eye. Capture the landmarks that are now in your home city to give those viewing your Instagram account a flavour of what it is like to live in an area with so many iconic monuments, buildings and streets right on your doorstep.
Search for some unusual vantage points
Instagram is full of snaps from London and like any large tourist destination there’s always people taking pictures of the famous sites. Try searching for new, unusual vantage points when it comes to taking your photographs to stand out from the crowd. Living in London means you’ll have plenty of opportunities to search for rooftop locations that give a unique skyline view of the city or take a snap as you travel down the river.
Poke fun at the disadvantages of London life
The downsides of London are well documented and poking fun and sharing your experiences of them might even make your family and friends laugh. From tourists blocking your way to a lecture to tube strikes meaning you have to come up with an inventive way to travel, share these moments that might be annoying at the time but are part of the experience if living and studying in London.
Take advantage of everything happening around you
Studying in London means you’ll be able to experience a whole range of events, festivals and other attractions right on your doorstep. Not only should you attend and be part of what’s happening around you to add to your experience of living in the capital but they’ll also make excellent Instagram snaps that show off the excitement of city life.