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.
Generally speaking, West and North London are seen as more desirable areas than East or South London.
Though I've never had anyone complain to my face about me being an immigrant, I have been involved in a couple of conversations where people complain about immigrants/immigration/foreigners in general.
When I've pointed out to them that I'm also a foreigner, they generally say something along the lines of Still, in my experience, this is an extremely rare conversation to have and it's one that you could have anywhere.
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.