Senate House tour
The day before the 2012 Graduation Ceremony, almost 350 people were given the rare opportunity to take a tour of Senate House.
As a building which has stirred the creativity of contemporary artists, world famous authors and politicians, the tours of Senate House were extremely popular.
Plans are underway for more Senate House tours in 2013, alongside the annual Graduation Ceremony. Watch this space for further information.
Five must-know facts about London’s 'first skyscraper’
- Senate House is regularly graced by Royalty. Submerged under the building is a time capsule, which was placed by King George V and Queen Mary when they laid The Foundation Stone in 1933.
- It has played host to Hollywood blockbusters like Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and attracted the glitz of London Fashion Week.
- Winston Churchill and Desmond Tutu are among the many world leaders that have visited Senate House.
- An infamous admirer - In WWII Adolf Hitler coveted Senate House as his headquarters if he were ever to occupy London.
- Titled a ‘University of the World’, culture is embedded in the very walls of the building with ancient symbols and alphabet from across ancient cultures on ceilings and door handles.