City University London

Islington | South East England

City

Ucas code: C60

City University 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 London Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 555 comments (157 students)
    • Everyday expenses

      The hospital canteen is close to the School of Health Sciences and with discounts for nursing students food is good value and...

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      2012, 2nd year, Nursing

      Everyday expenses

      The hospital canteen is close to the School of Health Sciences and with discounts for nursing students food is good value and affordable. As a nursing student it is possible to get part time agency care work which you can fit around your studies.

      2012, 2nd year, Nursing

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    • The upside

      My banking lecturer was good. I enjoyed Maths and management accounting. The teachers are very good and attentive.

      2012, 1st year, Banking

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    • The upside

      amazing lecturing and teaching. good mixture of practical and theory.

      2013, 3rd year, Computer Science Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Creative scene

      Music clubs

      2014, 2nd year, Speech Science

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    • The downside

      john barbur

      2013, 2nd year, Optometry

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    • The downside

      There could be more political debating societies

      2012, 2nd year, Civil Engineering

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 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.

Sporty

44%

LOW

Creative

48%

LOW

Varied union activities

56%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

65%

MED

Political

55%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 94% MED
Student score 77% MED
Average graduate salary £23k HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

83%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

18,145

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

53%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

22%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

55%

of students are female

Young / Mature

22%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

40%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

57%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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