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City University London

Islington | South East England

City

Ucas code: C60

City, University of London is based in central London, with trendy Shoreditch on our doorstep and Covent Garden a half hour walk away. City students originate from all over the world and all walks of life. Think leadership and business, with highly employable alumni linked to a wide range of careers. The Sir John Cass Business School is ranked in the top 1% worldwide by the Financial Times.
Source:City, University of London Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 739 comments (212 students)
    • Student Union

      There is plenty of societies there to join for

      2014, 2nd year, Electrical Engineering

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    • The downside

      Huge time to wait for the exam results. Lectures and tutorials not interactive at all. Tutors and teachers are not very good...

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      2012, 1st year, English Law

      The downside

      Huge time to wait for the exam results. Lectures and tutorials not interactive at all. Tutors and teachers are not very good and rarely devoted. Overall low interest in students needs - QUITE dissapointed! Many of my colleagues and I felt that the course is not even worth the 3370 paied this year, not to mention the 9000 fees starting from 2012 - 2013. No trips organised by the university, not even to the courts - this being something essential for law!

      2012, 1st year, English Law

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    • Sport

      There are clubs and societies available but they aren't very well published therefore cant comment much on it

      2014, 2nd year, Sociology Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Sport

      Hardly any sports facilities- have to go to external locations. Barely any sports societies due to this.

      2014, 3rd year, Law Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Everyday expenses

      Food on campus is not as cheap as would be expected. The university jobs page is useful for finding jobs - I found part time...

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      2013, 1st year, Speech Science

      Everyday expenses

      Food on campus is not as cheap as would be expected. The university jobs page is useful for finding jobs - I found part time work through the website. Cost of travel in London is expensive, but greatly helped by 18+ Oyster and 16-25 Railcard.

      2013, 1st year, Speech Science

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    • Political scene

      SU campaigning takes place. Any society who has issues usually makes a campaign

      2014, 2nd year, Children's Nursing

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

46%

LOW

Varied union activities

54%

LOW

Sporty

52%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

59%

MED

Political

53%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 94% LOW
Student score 80% MED
Average graduate salary £24k HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

85%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

18,280

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

53%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

20%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

56%

of students are female

Young / Mature

22%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

39%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

60%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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