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City, University of London

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City, University of London

Top-level teaching and facilities in an innovative learning environment. You can benefit from City’s excellent industry connections. 

Why choose City?

Top 40 in the UK

Complete University Guide 2025

Top 20 in the UK for international student ratio 

QS World University Rankings 2024

Top 15 in UK for teaching effectiveness

Guardian University Guide 2024 

City, University of London offers high-quality degrees across a range of subjects, so you can follow your passion with confidence that it will lead to a great career.  

Ready to find a degree at City, University of London?

3rd

in the UK for Journalism

Guardian University Guide 2024
12th

in the UK for Accounting and Finance 

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 
14th

in the UK for Business and Management Stu

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2025
11th

in the UK for Communication and

Complete University Guide 2025

Take a closer look at City, University of London


Here’s why our students love City

Inclusive and welcoming campus with supportive staff and outstanding facilities. You’ll feel at home from your first day!  

Cass Business school students at their graduation

Learn from fellow students from all kinds of backgrounds and cultures.  

City is a popular choice for students because of its multicultural community and prime location. 

Your route to City, University of London 

If you want to study at City, University of London but don’t yet meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course at our International College in London and progress to the University. 

OPTION 1

Off campus

Kaplan International College London

  • Off-campus degree preparation courses 
  • Live and study in London and progress to City 
  • Guaranteed entry to a City, University of London degree*

OPTION 2

Online

Degree preparation online

  • Study a degree preparation course online with Kaplan Pathways
  • Guaranteed entry to your chosen on-campus City, University of London bachelor’s degree*
  • Explore your degree options via digital degree preparation on our Degree Finder

*When you pass your degree preparation course at the required level with good attendance. 

Life on campus

City’s main campus is located on Northampton Square in Central London, on the trendy north side of the River Thames. 

Enjoy City’s great location in beautiful Northampton Square, with spaces to relax and easy access to the rest of London. 

160+

countries represented within the student community 

#1

— London is the best student city in the world (QS Best Student Cities 2024)

Top 30

in the UK for research output
(Times Higher Education Interpretation of Research Excellence Framework) 

Top 25

in the UK for spend per student (Guardian University Guide 2024) 

Top 15

In the UK for international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024) 

Silver award

Teaching Excellence Framework 2023 

Download useful information

(16MB, PDF)

Includes:

  • Kaplan International College London brochure 
  • Course information  
  • City, University of London flyer 

Any other questions?

Where is City, University of London? 

City’s main campus is located in the heart of London between some of London’s most popular districts, including Islington and Shoreditch, as well as Tech City and the Square Mile. There’s lots to do in the surrounding areas of the University, and it’s easy to explore further into the rest of London by public transport


What can I do at City? 

City has lots of societies and clubs for students to get involved in, ranging across five themes including culture, faith and special interests from K-Pop to motorsports. You can begin exploring London as soon as you step outside the campus, thanks to its central location. You’re close to many tourist attractions, as well as some of the city’s best bars and restaurants, with the rest of the capital easily accessible by train or bus.  


Is City a good university for international students? 

City is proud to be one of the most international universities in the UK, based in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. It’s a great place to make friends with people from around the world and learn about different cultures!

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