City University London
Welcome to City University London
City is a leading global university (among the top five per cent of universities in the world) and the only university in London to be both committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions. City University London is based in the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the world. City has developed a strong reputation for academic excellence and a close relationship with business and the professions.
A degree at City gives you all of this on your doorstep and a fantastic platform to explore everything that London has to offer. The University’s location at the heart of industry in this bustling and dynamic city opens up a world rich in opportunity for its students. Iconic workplaces are a London speciality. To name just a few: the City of London, the Bank of England, Canary Wharf, Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals, the Inns of Court and East London Tech City.
From shops, cafés and restaurants to museums, galleries and arts venues; from leading Premier League football teams to nightclubs and from cityscapes to green spaces, London is a city for everyone. City’s main Northampton Square campus sits between three of London’s most popular districts. Islington offers tantalising dining and shopping options, Shoreditch buzzes with entrepreneurial creativity and lively nightlife, while Clerkenwell is a hub for trend-setting design and cosy bars.
Courses and fees
With over 60 undergraduate degree courses on offer across five specialist Schools, City has a wide range of undergraduate study options for you to choose from.
Whether your interests lie in business & finance, the arts, economics, psychology, sociology, health & nursing, computer science, engineering & mathematics or law City can offer you the undergraduate course you need to start your career.
For the latest information on Undergraduate & foundation courses at City University, visit city.ac.uk/undergraduate-and-foundation-courses
City students and staff come from over 150 countries, creating a uniquely supportive and cosmopolitan academic community. City University London is one of the most popular universities in the UK for international students and staff. City is ranked within the top 10 for employability and in 2016 we were ranked amongst the top 5% institutions in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016).
There are many ways of funding your time at university. Make sure you find out about bursaries, loans, grants and other support to which you may be entitled.
For all UK, EU and International undergraduate student fees visit city.ac.uk/fees
From City’s Clinical Skills Centre to their broadcasting studio, subject-specific facilities at City help you prepare for your professional life. For over 100 years, City has been the University for business and the professions. The facilities have been designed, often in collaboration with professionals working in relevant sectors, to ensure that students have the chance to develop professional skills and prepare for their future careers. To find out more about facilities available for your course, visit www.city.ac.uk/visitus to reserve a place on a campus tour, find out more about Open Days or take our virtual tour.
A central London location ensures that one of the world’s most stimulating cities is your campus. City University London is located at the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the world. A recent international survey of 200,000 people carried out by the Boston Consulting Group and Totaljobs showed that London is the most desired place to work in the world. The English capital is a truly global city, boasting a wealth of jobs across a range of industries and some of the world’s top cultural attractions.
Library and study facilities
The Law Library at City’s main Northampton Square campus houses a comprehensive collection of printed textbooks, journals, statutes, law reports, legal reference tools and encyclopaedias. The City Law School Library at Grays Inn Place primarily supports students on professional programmes. This printed provision is complemented by a suite of online legal databases, which can be accessed off campus. A team of qualified law librarians, trained in legal research, support undergraduate students in sourcing legal materials and researching the law.
There's a choice of eating facilities on site, from coffee and sandwich shops, deli and baguette bars as well as a food court, which provides a selection of hot and cold meals. The Students' Union also has a bar and café which are open to all students. Off campus, Islington and Clerkenwell have plenty of bars, restaurants and gastropubs to cater for all tastes.
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.
All first year students can choose to live in one of City’s modern and centrally located halls of residence. Moving to a big city can seem intimidating, but it’s much easier if you have arranged somewhere to live that is comfortable and close to other students. City offer a range of accommodation, including modern and newly refurbished halls of residence a short walk from the main University buildings, as well as private accommodation. All prospective full-time 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. Whether you want to live in halls or privately rented housing, our Student Centre’s Accommodation team can help.
For the latest information on Undergraduate accommodation at City University, visit city.ac.uk/accommodation.
Open Days are a fantastic opportunity to visit a University to find out if it is the right choice for you.
Open Days for undergraduate students interested in starting in September 2017 will be held on Wednesday 6th July 2016 and Saturday 24th September 2016. The Open Day will take place at our main campus in Northampton Square.
Open Days are an important part of the research process for prospective undergraduate students. If you will be applying to university, there is no better way to find out more about a university and your chosen subject than attending an Open Day.
Here at City University London, our Undergraduate Open Days offer prospective students the opportunity to learn more about living and studying in London, explore our campus, see our facilities and meet staff, students and alumni. Our aim is to ensure all students leave the Open Days in a position to make the most informed decision possible about their choices.
For the latest Open Day information visit city.ac.uk/undergraduate-open-days.
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