Study at City
  1. Undergraduate
  2. Postgraduate
  3. Short courses and professional development
  4. Visit us
  1. Why City?
  2. Student life in London
  3. On campus
    1. Santander
    2. Sport
    3. Volunteering
    4. Mentoring
    5. Students' Union
Study at City

On campus

In the heart of one of the world's most vibrant and colourful cities, the campus of City, University of London offers you a broad student experience - far beyond your curriculum. On campus you'll find plenty of opportunities to meet other students and be an active part of campus life. With more than 50 clubs and societies, you'll always find events, activities and friends here on campus. See more using our Virtual tour below.

City is located in Islington, an area of London loaded with great pubs, cafés, theatres and live music venues. You're likely to discover something new every time you explore the area.

Clubs and societies

Join activities that support your studies (such as volunteering for the student newspaper or the advocacy project) or explore your hobbies and interests. At City you will find more than 50 clubs and societies devoted to a variety of interests, which are all part of the Students' Union.

Students' Union

Your Students' Union is here to help make your time at City fun and fulfilling. As well as organising social events, the Students' Union is actively involved in student politics and can give you support and advice.

Eating at City

Choose from coffee shops, sandwich bars, the student refectory and the popular social venue, Saddlers Bar. City's campus offers a wide range of hot and cold food and speciality dishes.

Sports and fitness

Join classes, team sports and wellbeing programmes at City. Just visit our sports and leisure team at the Sports Desk at Northampton Square for advice and encouragement to help you achieve your health, fitness and sporting goals.


The rewards of volunteering are immense and numerous. You can make new friends, expand your experience, enhance your CV and discover new skills. Volunteering can connect you to the community and introduce to you to a wider network of friends, peers and professionals.


If you have questions about your career and life after City, we can connect you to an experienced mentor who can answer your questions and offer advice and reassurance. Our Professional Mentoring Scheme matches 2nd and 3rd year students with knowledgeable mentors who can support their professional development.

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.