City, University of London

City, University of London is a leading UK University, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to nearly 20,000 students and has over 150,000 alumni from over 170 countries. Located in the industry rich hub of central London, City prides itself on being the University of business, practice, and the professions.

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City was established in 1894 and is the newest member institute of the University of London.

Established in 1894, City is a member institute of the University of London, having joined in 2016. City is composed of six academic Schools offering both undergraduate and postgraduate courses: Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), the City Law School, the School of Communication and Creativity, the School of Policy and Global Affairs, the School of Science and Technology and the School of Health and Psychological Sciences.

Research is at the heart of City’s academic activities. 86 percent of City's research was rated as world leading (4*) or excellent (3*) in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2021.

It’s not just students’ academic development that’s important to City. City offers a wide range of services to support students from day one, to help them settle in and cope with the pressures that come with student life. Students at City are part of a welcoming and diverse community, with student counselling, buddy schemes, active student societies, Students' Union and an award-winning student centre.

Number of students

  • 19,975 : No of students
  • 11,020 : Undergraduate students
  • 8,955 : Postgraduate students
  • 7,215 : International students

City’s active alumni community continue to be involved with the institution and give their time and share their knowledge with current students, helping them with industry insight and building confidence for life beyond university.


Located on the doorstep of Tech City, City is committed to developing the next generation of entrepreneurial talent within the student and graduate community. City’s focus on Enterprise Education is designed to help students develop the mind-set, skills and networks needed to thrive in an increasingly competitive and challenging world.