City presents a wide range of comfortable and convenient housing opinions, with modern and recently refurbished halls of residence located only a short walk from the main campus. There are plenty of options to suit all preferences and budgets, with private accommodation options available for those who prefer to source housing from the local rental sector.
The university’s Student Centre has a dedicated student accommodation team, available all year round to offer advice and guidance on all aspects of student housing, from safety assessment, tenancy queries, contract advice and much more. Placement in halls of residence is guaranteed to all first-year undergraduates who accept their offer within the accommodation deadline. There are even financial support options available for eligible students, with full details on the City website.
In its 125 years of operation, City has built a reputation for academic excellence, supported by outstanding subject-specific facilities and professional standard equipment. The university continues to invest heavily in the future of its campus and online resources, and the campus can be explored with a 360 Virtual Tour.
Since 2012, City has invested £120 million in campus infrastructure, with an extension of the main entrance, and the installation of a state-of-the-art lecture theatre with 240 seats. The main library is a five-floor facility within the Northampton Square building complex, which houses hundreds of thousands of books, journals and digital resources. There are department-specific libraries for the City Law School, and Bayes Business School (formerly Cass).
CitySport, is central London’s biggest student sports centre, and is furnished with the most modern and technologically advanced fitness equipment and technologies, distributed across 3,000m2 of floor space.
City, University of London students on Whatuni say:
“Library is good, spaced out, many floors and theres computers to use as well. It’s kept clean and social distanced.”
“A lot of really high quality studios.”
“The lecture rooms are spacious as well as the university library. There is also prayer rooms within the campus which is really nice as it’s inclusive for multiple faiths.”