1. Studying at City
  2. Tips for Clearing
  3. Adjustment

Studying at City

To see if a place at City is the right choice for you, find out more about why we are a top 20 institution and hear about a day in the life of our current students.

About us

City, University of London is a leading international institution and the only one in London to be both committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions. At our Central London location, we have transformed the lives of our students and our community for over a hundred years.

Our academic staff are engaged in research that is transforming the world in which we live. Whether they are developing biomedical sensors to improve mortality rates of patients in intensive care, or leading unique research into social attitudes across Europe, you will be taught by academic staff who are at the forefront of their fields.

How do we measure up?

Our unique focus on both academic excellence and business and the professions provides you with opportunities for direct interaction with future employers. Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, which ensures that courses are relevant, exciting and helps improve your employment prospects and get to where you want to go.

Through our award-winning student services, you can expect support and advice in a friendly environment on a range of different areas, from finance and accommodation to wellbeing and learning support.

All this contributes to making City a leading global institution, supported by our high rankings in recent surveys:

  • City is ranked in the top 20 UK institutions (18th) in the Guardian University Guide 2017.
  • 1st in London for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2018).
  • 1st in London for teaching quality (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2016)
  • 2nd in London for student experience (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2016)
  • 4th in London for graduate career prospects (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2016)

Find out what City has to offer

Life as a City student

City is part of the University of London

If you join us through Clearing in 2017
you will also be joining the University of London.

Find out how this will improve your student experience

benefits of the University of London

Find us

City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

United Kingdom

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City, University of London is an independent member institution of the University of London. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions with outstanding global reputations and several prestigious central academic bodies and activities.