City of University London

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City of University London

About City of University London

City, University of London is a special place. With skill and dedication, we have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of our students, our community and the world for over a hundred years.

Academic excellence for business and the professions

We are a leading international institution and we are committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.

A highly rated institution

We are proud of the quality of our education, research and enterprise and of our high rankings in recent surveys. City is:

Notably, the Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2015 rates our Sir John Cass Business School among the top six business schools in the UK and 21st in Europe.

World-leading research

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, an exercise to assess research quality at all UK higher education research institutions, rated 75.7% of City’s submissions as being of world-leading 4* (23.3%) and internationally excellent 3* (52.4%) quality.

A vibrant international community

Our outlook is truly global. We welcome students, academics and professional staff from all around the world, work to international levels of research excellence and cultivate a growing network of international research partnerships.

Central London location

We are located in the heart of London, within easy reach of several central Underground stations and just a few stops from the British Library and the West End. We are minutes away from the Square Mile – London’s world-famous financial district – and the headquarters of financial and professional institutions, major arts complexes and media offices, teaching hospitals and specialist medical research centres.