City University London is an international University with a commitment to academic excellence, a focus on business and the professions and a central London location.
It is placed in the top 5% of universities around the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010-11 and is ranked in the top 30 UK higher education institutions by the Times Higher Education Table of Tables 2011.
The University's Student Centre holds the 2011 Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Award for Outstanding Student Services Team.
City is broadly-based with world leading strengths in business; law; engineering and mathematical sciences; informatics; health sciences; social sciences; and the arts, including journalism and music.
The University attracts over 21,000 students from more than 160 countries and academic and professional staff from over 50 countries.
City University London's predecessor, the Northampton Institute, was founded in 1894. City will celebrate its first half century as a University in 2016.