City, University of London

City’s tradition of education dates back 160 years founded as the Northampton Institute. It’s a leading international university, focused on business and the professions.

Fast facts


  • London, United Kingdom

Number of students

  • Over 15,000


  • Almost 50%


  • Cass Business School
  • School of Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
  • The Cit Law School.

Notable Alumni

  • Muhtar Kent – CEO of The Coca-Cola Company
  • Kiran Rao – Executive Vice-President of Marketing & Strategy at Airbus
  • Sophie Raworth - News anchor at BBC News
  • Sir Stelios Haji-Iannou - Founder of EasyJet

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business & Management Studies
  • Communication and Media
  • Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
  • Nursing



75.7% of the University’s research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. (Research Excellence Framework, 2014)

City’s staff and students are actively involved in pioneering research.


in the UK

Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics - The Complete University Guide, 2019


in the UK

Communication & Media Studies - The Complete University Guide, 2019


The best student city

in the world - QS Best Student Cities 2018


The University is located in the heart of London, City ranked N°1 Academic City in the world and UK’s best student city.

Close to the capital’s leading financial, legal, media and medical institutions provides the student with the opportunity to benefit being close to major London employers.

UK’s capital is also a centre of entertainment, culture, creativity and nightlife, considered as one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in the world.


City, University of London has various scholarships available for international students, each country may offer different scholarships and/or student loans. For further information please contact the Inova Education team. We are experts in this field and will help you to identify the best option for you.

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