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Facilities at Imperial

Students and Staff at the RCA are entitled to join the Ethos Sports facilities at Imperial College London, which is located on Exhibition Road and the surrounding area.

View over Imperial College
View over Imperial College

Sports Centre and Swimming Pool

Location: Prince’s Gardens SW7 (2 minutes from the RCA)

Ethos Sports consists of a swimming pool, fitness gym, sauna and steam suite, aerobics studio and squash courts.

To register please come to reception at off-peak times and bring a completed application form, together with your University ID card.

Please contact Imperial College Sport for more information, or visit the RCA Students' Union website.


Opening hours: 9am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday, telephone +44 (0)20 7594 9396 

The Imperial College Dental Practice is located in the Imperial College Health Centre on Watts Way, Prince’s Gardens. It is predominantly an NHS practice, which means treatment will generally be free to students, subject to status.

Copy Centre

Opening hours: 8am – 6pm

The Copy Centre offers a range of services, including black-and-white and colour copying, wire/comb binding, lamination, plan printing from A3 to AO, etc.


There are three bars at Imperial College London. RCA students are welcome, and the RCA SU will keep you informed of their societies and events throughout the year, which include: every Premiership football match; comedy nights and quiz nights.