City's tradition of providing high quality education relevant to business and the professions dates back 160 years. For many of our graduates, time spent at City laid the groundwork for leadership, innovation and excellence that have changed the world we live in.
City prides itself on its innovative approach to education. Our commitment to, and passion for, academic excellence ranks us 6th out of London universities (The Complete University Guide 2017). Our courses are enriched by the research of our academic staff. 75.7% of City's submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) was rated as being of world leading 4* (23.3%) and internationally excellent 3* (52.4%) quality.
Our concurrent focus on business and the professions provides our students with opportunities for direct interaction with future employers and makes our courses relevant, exciting and topical.
Characterised by excellence, creativity, innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, City’s research pedigree spans more than a century.
During that time, the University has made notable contributions, through basic and applied research, to a wide range of fields.
Today, as part of the University of London federation, our research and enterprise activities are more exciting and diverse than ever and our staff are passionate about the vital role that research plays in exploring and disseminating new ideas.
Groundbreaking research takes place within City’s Schools and Departments, in specialist Research Centres, with academics often collaborating in interdisciplinary research.
When it comes to finding a job after university, students at City benefit from exceptional support and advice. From applying for jobs and attending interviews, to gaining experience in your chosen field, our CityCareers service can be of benefit from the first day of your studies.
With professionally accredited courses and close links with industry, our students enjoy excellent prospects when they leave City. Our reputation for producing highly employable graduates is well established.
Ninety-four per cent of City graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating (Which? University, 2016) and we are among the top 10 universities in the UK for graduate starting salaries.
City, University of London boasts an award-winning Student Centre.Our Student Centre staff is dedicated to supporting your endeavors and ensuring your success at City, University of London. Our team acts as your first port of call to receive friendly, professional and efficient advice and guidance. If you have questions about life at City, University of London, the Student Centre is here to help.
City, University of London offers a variety of accommodation options and support services for our students including modern and newly refurbished halls of residence a short walk from the main University buildings, as well as private accommodation.
Students can apply for a place in halls of residence and we guarantee one to all first year undergraduates who accept a place at City before the accommodation deadline.
The recently refurbished main University library occupies five floors in the Northampton Square building. In addition, there are specialist libraries for Cass Business School and The City Law School.
In the heart of one of the world's most vibrant and colourful cities, the campus of City, University of London offers you a broad student experience - far beyond your curriculum. On campus you'll find plenty of opportunities to meet other students and be an active part of campus life. With more than 50 clubs and societies, you'll always find events, activities and friends here on campus.
CitySport, our brand new sports centre, is the largest student sports facility in central London. Fitted with the latest and most sophisticated fitness equipment across 3,000m2 of floor space, CitySport provides leading-edge sport and well-being facilities for our students at great value rates. With 100 stations of gym equipment spread over two floors, including the latest consoles with tablet-style screens, internet access and device connectivity are available at the touch of a finger. Both gym floors are fitted with bespoke training rigs, designed to allow an almost limitless choice of body weight exercises. Facilities are the match of any high end gym in London.
Join activities that support your studies (such as volunteering for the student newspaper or the advocacy project) or explore your hobbies and interests. At City you will find more than 50 clubs and societies devoted to a variety of interests, which are all part of the Students' Union.