- City University
Akademisk Excellence og Forretning og erhverv
By bryster sig af sin innovative tilgang til uddannelse. Vores engagement i, og passion for, akademisk ekspertise rangerer os 6. af London universiteter (The Complete University Guide 2017). Vores kurser er beriget af forskning af vores akademiske medarbejdere. 75.7% af Citys forelæggelse for Research Excellence Framework (REF) blev bedømt som værende af verdens førende 4* (23.3%) og internationalt fremragende 3* (52.4%) kvalitet.
Vores samtidig fokus på erhvervslivet og de erhverv, giver vores studerende med mulighed for direkte samspil med fremtidige arbejdsgivere og gør vores kurser relevante, spændende og aktuelt. Mange har innovative former for undersøgelse, der involverer placeringsmuligheder og engagement med højt profilerede gæsteforelæsere fra erhverv. Dette supplerer den akademiske ekspertise tilbydes inden for universitetet.
High Quality Learning
Vores tilgang til formål at støtte de studerende i at blive professionel, analytiske og spørgende kandidater, der kan spille en væsentlig rolle i deres faglige miljø.
For at understøtte læring på både bachelor-og postgraduate niveauer, vi har for nylig etableret et integreret læringsmiljø, der kombinerer fysiske og virtuelle læringsrum. Dette bruges til at støtte studerende i deres studier, supplere foredrag og seminarer med høj kvalitet online materiale. Afdelingen for Læring Enhancement og Udvikling støtter vores medarbejdere i at skabe nye og responsive læringsmuligheder til at lede vores kurser ind i fremtiden.
Som den højeste akademiske krop, Senatet er ansvarlig for universitetets akademiske politikker og regler. Denne ramme har til formål at understøtte høj læring kvalitet og opretholdelse af akademiske standarder, som understøtter vores eksamensbeviserne beføjelser. Denne funktion understøttes af enheden Akademisk Development.
Succesen med vores kurser er afhængig af en effektiv engagement og kommunikation mellem studerende og ansatte. Vi er nummer et i London for studerendes tilfredshed i henhold til den The Complete University Guide 2017. City er den eneste London institution skal placeres inden for top 20 for studerende tilfredshed. Denne betydelige resultat kommer efter byen fik sit højeste nogensinde studerendes tilfredshed score i 2015 National Student Survey.
I forbindelse med de studerende’ Union, en vigtig prioritet for universitetet lytter til de synspunkter, som vores studerende, diskuterer, hvad vi gør godt, og forstå, hvor vi kunne foretage forbedringer. Dette samspil er en meget synlig del af University liv og feedback fra de studerende er en central del af, hvordan vi bestemme retningen af vores uddannelse.
Skoler / Gymnasier / Afdelinger / Kurser / Fakulteter
- City Law School, incorporating Inns of Court School of Law
- School of Health Sciences, incorporating St Bartholomew School of Nursing & jordemoder
- School of Arts and Social Science, including the Department of Journalism
- School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering
- Sir John Cass Business School
City University traces its origin to the Northampton Institute, etableret i 1852 and named after the Marquess of Northampton who donated the land on which the institute was built, between Northampton Square and St John Street in Islington. The institute was established to provide for the education and welfare of the local population. It was constituted under the City of London Parochial Charities Act (1883), with the objective of “the promotion of the industrial skill, general knowledge, health and well-being of young men and women belonging to the poorer classes”.
Northampton Polytechnic Institute was an institute of technology in Clerkenwell, London, grundlagt i 1894. Alumni include Colin Cherry,Stuart Davies and Anthony Hunt. Arthur George Cocksedge, a British gymnast who competed in the 1920 Sommer-OL, was a member of the Northampton Polytechnic Institute’s Gymnastics Club and was Champion of the United Kingdom in 1920. I 1937. Maurice Dennis of the (Northampton Polytechnic ABC) was the 1937 ABA Middleweight Champion. Frederick Handley Page was a lecturer inaeronautics at the institute. The Handley Page Type A, the first powered aircraft designed and built by him, ended up as an instructional airframe at the school. The novelist Eric Ambler studied engineering at the institute.
The six original departments at the institute were Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering; Artistic Crafts; Domestic Economy and Women’s Trades; Electro-Chemistry; Horology(the science of time and art of clock-making); and Mechanical Engineering and Metal Trades.
In 1903–04 a separate technical optics department was established. I 1909 the first students qualified for University of London BSc degrees in engineering as internal students. Siden 1909 the institute had been involved in aeronautics education, og i 2009 the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences celebrated the centenary of aeronautics at City. I 1908 the Institute was used for the Olympic Games.Boxing took place at the Institute.
The institute was designated a “College of Advanced Technology” i 1957.
I 1961 the institute’s involvement in information science began with the introduction of a course on “Collecting and Communicating Scientific Knowledge”. I 1966 City received itsroyal charter, becoming “The City University” to reflect the institution’s close links with the City of London. I 1971 the Apollo 15 astronauts visited City University and presented the vice-chancellor, Tait, with a piece of heat shield from the Apollo 15 raket.
I oktober 1995 it was announced that City University would merge with both the St Bartholomew School of Nursing & Midwifery and the Charterhouse College of Radiography, doubling the number of students in City’s Institute of Health Sciences to around 2,500.
City University formed a strategic alliance with Queen Mary, University of London in April 2001. I Maj 2001, a major fire in the college building gutted the fourth floor offices and roof. I august 2001 City University and the Inns of Court School of Law agreed to merge. Following a donation from Sir John Cass’s Foundation, a multimillion-pound building was built at 106 Bunhill Row for the Cass Business School.
A new £23 million building to house the School of Social Sciences and the Department of Language and Communication Science was opened in 2004. I januar 2006, City University announced that the Cass Business School would be opening a new campus in Canary Wharf’s One Canada Square, specialised in courses designed for senior managers. The reconstruction and redevelopment of the university’s Grade II listed college building (following the fire in 2001) was completed in July 2006.
I 2007 the School of Arts received a £10m building refurbishment. A new students’ union venue opened in October 2008 called “TEN squared”, which provides a hub for students to socialise in during the day and hosts a wide range of evening entertainment including club nights, society events and quiz nights.
I januar 2010, premises were shared with the University of East Anglia (UEA) London, following City University’s partnership with INTO University Partnerships. Since then City University has resumed its own International Foundation Programme to prepare students for their pre-university year. I april 2011, it was announced that the current halls of residence and Saddler’s Sports Centre will be closed and demolished for rebuilding in June 2011. It was proposed that the new halls of residence and the sports centre would be reopened in September 2013.
City University announced that it will join the University of London in August 2016, and proposed changing its name to City University of London.
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