City, University of London, is a public research university in London, United Kingdom, and a member institution of the federal University of London. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute, and became a university when The City University was created by royal charter in 1966.

A multi-million pound investment programme over the last decade underpins our commitment to offer the very best student experience while at City – and launch your career when you have completed your studies.

To achieve this City University of London have listened carefully to students before investing in our study and social infrastructure. We now offer award-winning spaces, allowing you to meet, study or socialise in facilities designed around user experience. Extensive remodelling of our buildings at Northampton Square has created:

  • safe, light and airy space
  • extensive 24 hours digital access
  • cafes and coffee shops
  • quiet and social study space
  • community space for our Students’ Union, clubs and societies.


The University is located in the heart of England’s capital, just a walk away from the city’s cultural, historic and leisure sites. London also has great transport links via rail and air making it an ideal location for international students.


The University offer top courses in Accounting & Finance, Media & Communication and Business & Management, They also specialise in History providing an in-depth understanding of London. Click below to discover the wide range of courses that City, University of London offer.