About City, University of London

City, University of London is a global institution providing academic excellence focused on business and the professions. For 125 years, City has combined high-quality education with leading research and enterprise – transforming the lives of its students from hundreds of countries across the world.

Located in the heart of London’s financial district, City is home to five specialist ‘Schools’ including Cass Business School – one of Europe’s leading business schools with a world-class reputation.

125 years of academic excellence

City is a member institution of the University of London, one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK. Dedicated to providing an outstanding academic experience and award-winning support, City equips you with the tools you need to build a thriving and sustainable career.

You’ll be joining an international community, with students coming from more than 160 different countries to study at City, and the University is committed to providing equal opportunities to all of its students regardless of religion, race, nationality or disability. From the diverse faith team to the Student Counselling and Mental Health service, there are a range of support facilities on offer to help all members of the City community.

Live and learn in the City of London

When you study at City, you’ll experience the excitement of student life in the middle of London – the best city in the world for university students (QS Best Student Cities 2019). Studying in London means you’ll be immersed in professional life from the moment you arrive, which might be why it’s the first-choice study destination for thousands of international students every year.

The City of London is London’s financial district – so you’ll be perfectly placed when it comes to securing internships, work placements and graduate jobs once you’ve finished your degree. It’s also just around the corner from Shoreditch, arguably London’s most creative district, where you’ll find countless art galleries, vintage shops and contemporary cafes.

Triple-accredited Cass Business School

Many of City's Buisness-related degrees are taught at Cass Business School. With its gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation, Cass is positioned amongst the global elite of business schools, and in the top 5 business schools in the UK (Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2018).

You’ll be taught by academics with hands-on industry experience, offering a balanced practical and theoretical education in a range of disciplines including International Business and Finance – as well as England’s longest-established Actuarial Science degree.

Cass students can benefit from close industry links with key business players in the City and beyond, along with dynamic and relevant courses informed by high-quality academic research.