Study at City
  1. Courses
  2. Applying
  3. Fees and funding
  4. Living in London
  5. Visit us
  6. Student support
  7. International students
  8. Order a prospectus
  9. Clearing and Adjustment
  10. Ask a student
  11. Coronavirus and studying at City
Study at City

International Students already in the UK

Helpful information for international students already living in the UK who are thinking of applying to study at City, University of London. City welcomes students from all over the world and benefits from being one of the most international universities in the UK.

Who is this information for?

This information is for students who are already here in the UK but who will be applying to university under the category of overseas or international student. Perhaps you are undertaking an English Language course or a Foundation Year with one of our pathway providers. You may be sitting the A Level, IB Diploma, or an alternative accredited curriculum at an International School in the UK. If you are unsure about whether or not you fall under this category, please contact our International Team.

Covid-19 update

City is currently delivering teaching online and our International Recruitment Team is working from home. We are offering a range of online support for students and advisers to support you during this time:

  • Advice sessions on topics including researching universities, the UCAS process, personal statements and student finance.
  • Subject sessions delivered by academic staff and current students.
  • A Teachers and Advisers Day on Monday the 1st of June.
  • We are offering online information sessions for schools to book just for their students - please email us for more information.

Open Days and Campus Tours

At an Open Day you will have the chance to explore our campus, take a tour of our facilities and accommodation, attend subject-specific talks, and get more information about studying at City. You'll also be able to visit an information area where you can talk to our academics and current students about your subject of choice.

Undergraduate Open Days

Our next Open Days will take place on:

  • Saturday 27th June 2020
  • Saturday 3rd October 2020

Registrations for these dates will open in early 2020.

Postgraduate Open Evenings

We regularly hold Postgraduate Open Evenings throughout the year for prospective students interested in starting a postgraduate course at City. The next events will take place on:

  • Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 5pm-7.30pm

Register your place

Student-led Campus Tours

If you would like to visit our campus and get to know what studying at City is like from a student perspective, you are welcome to attend our student-led campus tours, held every Tuesday at 11:00 hours and Thursday at 14:00 hours.

Book a slot on one of our forthcoming tours

Entry requirements and how to apply to City

Entry requirements will vary from course to course, and between different pathways providers, Colleges and Schools. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact us.

We offer high quality, challenging courses to applicants who demonstrate the preparation and potential to succeed.  Our admissions and selection processes aim to assess you fairly and consistently. We judge applications on individual merit, taking into account your academic achievements, relevant experience, and your motivation to undertake the course.

Find out more about the application process

If you have any further queries regarding how to apply, please contact us for more information.

Local Representatives

City, University of London works with a select number of representatives or agents to offer face-to-face assistance and counselling to prospective students.

Find guidance in applying through agents.

Approved agents for international students in the UK

Scholarships and Bursaries

City, University of London provides several funding options to help you meet the cost of university.

Find out more about our range of scholarships and bursaries.

If you are a refugee or asylum seeker, or have been granted Discretionary Leave to Remain in the UK, please consider applying for our Sanctuary Scholarships.

Exchange and Study Abroad

City’s exchange and study abroad programmes are a way for international students to spend time in London, as well as for current City students to broaden their education at an overseas university as part of their degree.

Find out more about these programmes.