City, University of London, UK

The City Institution of London is a public research university in the London Borough of Islington. It began as the Northampton Institute in 1894 and became a university in 1966 when The City University was established by royal licence. The University's motto is "To Serve Mankind." Anne, Princess Royal, is the University's chancellor. It opened the UK's first aeronautical laboratory 100 years ago and now offers the world's largest Master's programme in the aviation business.

City University London has one of the largest percentages of postgraduate students of any university in the United Kingdom. Most undergraduate programmes include a work placement, providing students with a fantastic opportunity to obtain job experience while they study. Since 1976, City has been home to the highly acclaimed Department of Journalism, a centre for journalism education. It is recognised as one of the greatest universities in the UK for journalism studies, as well as the country's largest journalistic education centre.City is a founding member of the WC2 University Network, which was established to foster collaboration among leading universities in the heart of major world cities, with the goal of addressing cultural, environmental, and political issues that are of common concern to world cities and their universities.

The Association of MBAs, EQUIS, and Universities UK are all members of the university. A Founding Father, members of the United Kingdom Parliament, Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom, governors, legislators, and CEOs are among City's alumni.

Services for International Students

International Student Advisors are located in the Student Centre and are ready to provide advice and assistance to any international students who are studying, or considering studying, at City, University of London. International students are welcomed with unique festivities at the start of the semester, as well as induction and orientation events hosted by Schools and Departments. International student societies are represented by the Students' Union and offer social activities throughout the year.


  • 55th in the Times University Guide 2022
  • 104th in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • In the QS World University Rankings 2022, we are ranked 330th.


All six City, University of London halls of residence are within walking distance of the University, and each bedroom has a computer and phone connection. First-year undergraduate students are provided housing, and private leased housing is readily available near the University and around London. The Accommodation Team also runs an internet search engine for privately rented housing in London.


Islington is home to the City, University of London's campus. Many prominent London sights, such as St. Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, and the River Thames, are less than 2 kilometres away.


  • Margaret Thatcher (British Prime Minister, 1979-1990)
  • Tony Blair (British Prime Minister, 1997-2007)
  • Muhtar Kent (CEO of The Coca-Cola Company)
  • Dick Olver (Chairman of BAE Systems)
  • Mahatma Gandhi (Father of the Nation - India)


London, United Kingdom





International Students

Masters courses, Bachelors courses, Engineering courses, Computers courses, Science courses, Humanities courses, Business courses, BSc, BBA, MBA, MBBS, MS, BE/Btech, MIM

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International Fees

The following dates of the session of 2021-22 have been reported by the official academic calendar uploaded on City, University of London’s website.

Autumn Term
Student induction/ Welcome Week 27 September – 1 October,2021
Teaching 4 October - 17 December, 2021
Christmas Vacation 17 December, 2021 - 10 January, 2022
Spring term
Assessment period 10 – 28 January, 2022
Teaching 31 January - 15 April, 2022
Easter Vacation 18 April – 13 May, 2022
Summer term
Assessment period 16 May - 10 June, 2022
Summer Term activity 13 June – 4 July, 2022
Summer Vacation 13 June - 15 August, 2022
Graduation/ Resits 15 – 26 August, 2022


Applicants should be a subject of a Commonwealth country, aside from the United Kingdom and hold an academic degree of a minimum of higher second level.

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