Designed to meet your needs
A friendly hub in central London, the INTO Centre is a welcoming and well-equipped study space. The centre plays host to great resources, study spaces, dining facilities and support services.
This well-equipped area allows you to focus on your studies and on adapting to a new culture. We'll make your first year as easy as possible. Our support will leave you free to enjoy your time here and make the most of your great surroundings.
Here to help you reach your goals
You’ll find INTO City, University of London right in the centre of London’s bustling financial district. No matter what you need to succeed in your studies, you’ll find it here.
Combining teaching staff with a great location, brilliant resources and modern study areas, the INTO Centre will be the hub of your living and learning experience, just a 15-minute bus ride from the University.
From e-learning tools to extensive library facilities and resources, as well as continued support, you'll be a part of a dynamic learning environment from day one.
INTO City, University of London's facilities offer a flexible approach to learning. From intimate discussion-based classes to seminars and lectures, all in contemporary surroundings. Resources include:
- digital whiteboards connected to desktop computers in every classroom, to make lessons truly interactive
- multipurpose lecture theatres
- a 120-seat, university-style lecture theatre
- flip-screen desktop computers in most classrooms
- state-of-the-art IT and multimedia
You'll have access to Moodle, a virtual learning environment where you can download lecture notes and course content.
Additionally, the International Foundation programme is taught mostly through the use of tablet computers (such as an iPad) to enhance your classroom experience through digital learning.
Learning Resource Centre
The Learning Resource Centre is situated on the first floor of the INTO City, University of London Centre. This is where you'll find materials to aid your studies including textbooks, DVDs, journals, CDs, newspapers, and printing and scanning facilities.<
For further study, the library is situated 30 minutes' walk from the London Study Centre and is home to more than 350,000 books, 25,000 journals and specialist collections. London also has the Barbican Library and City Business Library, which are easy to get to from the university.
When you're hungry, there's a café on-campus serving a selection of sandwiches, drinks and snacks – the perfect place to relax with your new friends over breakfast or lunch.
Looking for something a bit different? London is packed with a great range of restaurants, cafés and supermarkets, where you'll find everything from falafel and burgers to burritos and sushi.
As an INTO City, University of London student, you'll also have access to the University's range of fantastic facilities:
- Tait Building – impressive engineering facilities include motion simulators, a geotechnical centrifuge and a flight simulator.
- College Building – specialist facilities include a TV studio, four radio studios and two digital editing newsrooms.
- Rhind Building – with computer rooms, experimental labs and interactive lecture rooms.
- Drysdale Building – home to the Careers Service, your one-stop-shop to discuss career options and access support to enhance your employability.
- CitySport – the largest student sports facility in central London, with all of the modern, high-tech equipment you would expect from a new sports and fitness centre.
The best start to your university experience
Welcoming students from across the globe, you'll be joining an international community at City, University of London. Moments from London's Square Mile, the University enjoys a fantastic position among London's best attractions.
The exciting journey to your dream career starts here, with great learning facilities, extensive resources, a fun-packed student union and great sports activities to enjoy. And that's just the beginning – City, University of London has so much to offer its students.
A top 5% university
Committed to academic excellence, City, University of London is an international university with more than 18,000 students from over 150 countries.
It offers an international student experience, fantastic employability prospects and excellent academic programmes designed to prepare you for your chosen career. In fact, City, University of London ranks as the top university in London for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2015).
You'll have access to fantastic facilities to enhance your learning, with high-tech lecture rooms and laboratories, state-of-the-art equipment and online learning access. And you'll benefit from continued support during your studies, both academically and personally.
With more than 60 research centres and units, along with many years' expertise, the University plays an important role in pioneering research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework survey, 75% of City's submissions were rated as being of 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent' quality.