Vice-President Research & Enterprise: Professor Andrew Jones
Director, Research and Enterprise: Dr Karen Shaw
Turnover: £217.5 million
Number of staff: 1,985
City, University of London is an international university with a commitment to academic excellence, a focus on business and the professions, and a central London location, on the doorstep of both the City of London and Tech City, Europe’s fastest growing technology cluster. It is a top 30 UK university by the Times Higher Education Table of Tables 2012, a top 20 one by The Guardian University Rankings in 2016 and 88th in the Times Higher Education best universities in the world under 50 years old in 2016. City’s Sir John Cass Business School is ranked as the 5th best in the UK and inside the top 40 business schools globally according to the Financial Times in 2017.
City is a broadly-based university with world-leading strengths in actuarial science, business, law, engineering and mathematical sciences, informatics, health sciences and the arts, including journalism and music. Our research covers areas as diverse as compressor technology, climate change, optometry, data visualisation, and in financial services, insurance and economics.
The University attracts over 17,000 students from more than 160 countries and academic and professional staff from over 75 countries.
Few universities are as deeply embedded into business life as City. We offer a comprehensive range of business services, from student placements and internships, to collaborative research, including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, consultancy and research commercialisation, to Continuing Professional Development, executive education and short courses. Start-ups and small enterprises can take advantage of our incubation support programmes or attend weekly sessions at City Unrulyversity, a free pop-up university for entrepreneurs in the heart of Tech City.