City, University of London


City’s tradition of providing high quality education relevant to business and the professions dates back 160 years. For many of our graduates, time spent at City laid the groundwork for leadership, innovation and excellence that have changed the world we live in.

City, University of London has students from over 160 countries who benefit from internationally renowned experience of more than one hundred years’ of research and education.

City was placed in the top 4% of world universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016.

Getting here

Car to Northampton Square

Parking in the roads surrounding the Northampton Square site is at parking meters. The nearest National Car Park to Northampton Square is on Skinner Street, off St John Street.


Our part of London is well-served by the Northern Line (City branch), as well as the combination of the Circle/District/Metropolitan/Hammersmith & City lines, and by the Central Line.

Live Departure Boards

For further information about getting to the campus, click here

The Mermaid London

Puddle Dock
London EC4V 3DB

The drinks reception and gala dinner will be held at The Mermaid London. Each year they have a different theme for Christmas. For 2018 the chosen theme is STAR where a beautiful starlit scene awaits. The venue will be elegantly dressed bringing the midnight blue starry sky to life.

The River Rooms overlook the River Thames and London’s iconic skyline. Book your place at the gala dinner early to avoid disappointment.

The Mermaid London is just two minutes from Blackfriars tube station. For more information about the venue, click here