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City, University of London

Founded 130 years ago, City is located in the heart of London. It has all the benefits students expect of a London uni – strong links with business and industry for career development, an inclusive and diverse community from across the world, and unbeatable opportunities for sport, culture and entertainment. 

Inside City university

Working towards the UN’s Sustainable Global Goals, City takes action to reduce its climate impact and seeks to reduce inequalities.

With over 200 career-focused degrees to choose from you’re bound to find the right one for you. City, University of London is proud of its high-quality teaching and facilities. City, University of London will help you develop valuable employability and life skills by offering courses that can be taken with a placement or internship, opportunities to broaden your experience by going overseas, and a wide variety of clubs and societies to join.

International students

When you study at City, University of London, you get to be part of a friendly and inclusive global community. City is one of the most international universities in the UK, with active student societies representing diverse cultures, and the International Student Advice team provides confidential advice and guidance to international applicants and students.

International students at City have a wealth of academic and career opportunities on their doorstep. London has been named the best student city in the world (QS Best Student Cities 2024) and is a melting pot of people, cultures and history, providing a stimulating environment to work, study and play.

It’s not just students’ academic development that’s important to City. City offers a wide range of student support services from day one, to help international students settle in and cope with the pressures that come with student life.

Quick Facts

City is ranked 42nd University in the UK (Complete University Guide 2024)
86% of City’s research submissions are rated of world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) quality (REF 2021)
City attracts close to 20,000 students from over 160 countries and academic staff from over 75 countries.

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