City University London
City, University of London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university when the City University, London was created by royal charter in 1966.The Inns of Court School of Law, which merged with City in 2001, was established in 1852, making it the former City University’s oldest constituent part.On 1 September 2016, City joined the federal University of London, becoming part of the 18 Colleges and ten research institutes that make up the University.
City, University of London has its main campus in the Islington area of central London, with additional campuses in the City of London and the Holborn, Smithfield and Whitechapel areas of London. It is organised into seven schools, within which there are around 40 academic departments and centres, including: the City, University of London Department of Journalism, the Cass Business School and the Inns of Court School of Law (part of the City Law School).
- City University London is one of the most popular universities in the UK for international students and staff
- International students at the university are from some 160 different countries an creates a cosmopolitan and lively learning environment
- More than 25% of the staff are international and come from over 50 countries including the UK, America, Australia, India, Greece and Germany
- Ranked within the top 10 universities for employability
- In the recent THE global rankings, City University was amongst the top 5% institutions in the world