Founded by Royal Charter in 1836, City, University of London has a strong focus both on academic excellence while maintaining a keen eye on business and the professions. Its rector is the Lord Mayor of London, and the city’s distinguished livery companies—think the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers, the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers—were founders and long-time supporters of City’s six specialist schools. Its purpose of being the university of business, practice, and professions has centuries-old roots.
About City, University of London
City, University of London is located in the vibrant residential neighborhood of Islington and is known for its connection with business and industry. City traces its history as an academic and research institution back centuries and received its official charter as a university in 1966. In 2016, City joined the University of London, a federation of respected higher education institutions.
Grown out of a desire for excellence in business, practice, and the professions, City, University of London continues to push boundaries and challenge expectations. It celebrates ambition and enriches minds with hands-on learning, stimulating conversations, and cutting-edge facilities. Teachers share their real-world learnings with students interested and excited to step into careers and vocations that improve and enhance global society.
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