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, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university when The City University was created by Royal Charter in 1966. The Inns of Court School of Law, which merged with City University in 2001, was established in 1852, making it the university's oldest constituent part. City University has its main campus in the Islington area of central London, with additional campuses in the City of London and the Holborn, Smithfield and Whitechapel areas of London. It is organised into seven Schools, within which there are around 40 academic departments and centres, including the City University Department of Journalism, the Cass Business School and the Inns of Court School of Law (part of the City Law School). City University had a total income of £178.6 million in 2010/11, of which £8 million was from research grants and contracts. In 2012 it was ranked 29th in the UK according to the Times Higher Education 'table to tables', 327th in the world according to the QS World University Rankings and is included inTimes Higher Education's list of the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old. City University is a member of the Association of MBAs, EQUIS and Universities UK. Origins City University traces its origin to the Northampton Institute, established in 1894, 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". 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 clockmaking); and Mechanical Engineering and Metal Trades. 20th century In 1903–04 a separate Technical Optics department was established. In 1909 the first students qualified for University of London BSc degrees in Engineering as internal students. Since 1909 the Institute had been
 In August 2001 City University and the Inns of Court School of Law agreed to merge. society events and quiz . In October 1995 it was announced that City University would merge with both the St Bartholomew School of Nursing & Midwifery and the Charterhouse College of Radiography. A new Students' Union venue opened in October 2008 called TEN squared. In May 2001. specialised in courses designed for senior managers. Professor Tait. and in 2009 the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences celebrated the centenary of aeronautics at City. doubling the number of students in City's Institute of Health Sciences to around 2. In 1966 City received its Royal Charter. with a piece of heat shield from the Apollo 15 rocket. becoming The City University to reflect the institution's close links with the City of London. In 1971 the Apollo 15 astronauts visited City University and presented the ViceChancellor. University of London in April 2001. In 1961 the Institute's involvement in Information Science began with the introduction of a course on "Collecting and Communicating Scientific Knowledge". In January 2006.500. In 1908 the Institute was used for the Olympic games. 21st century City University formed a strategic alliance with Queen Mary. which provides a hub for students to socialise in during the day and hosts a wide range of evening entertainment including club nights. The Institute was designated a "College of Advanced Technology" in 1957. a major fire in the College Building gutted the fourth floor offices and roof.involved in aeronautics education. The Grade II listed College Building A new £23 million building to house the School of Social Sciences and the Department of Language and Communication Science was opened in 2004. In 2007 the School of Arts received a £10m building refurbishment. a multi-million pound building was built at 106 Bunhill Row for the Cass Business School. Boxing took place at the Institute. City University announced that the Cass Business School would be opening a new campus in Canary Wharf's One Canada Square. Following a donation from Sir John Cass's Foundation. The reconstruction and redevelopment of the University's Grade II listed College Building (following the fire in 2001) was completed in July 2006.
is geographically the largest school with sites in: Northampton Square Old Street area . The day-to-day running of the university is the responsibility of the Vice-Chancellor. incorporating Inns of Court School of Law School of Health Sciences. Since then City University has resumed its own International Foundation Program to prepare students for their preuniversity year. In April 2011. The current Vice-Chancellor is Professor Paul Curran. incorporating St Bartholomew School of Nursing & Midwifery School of Arts and Social Science. It is proposed that the new Resident Halls and Sports Centre will be re-opened in September 2013. Schools City University is organised into seven schools: City Law School.INTO City The School of Health Sciences.Nursing and Midwifery Organisation and administration The Chancellor of City University is the Lord Mayor of the City of London ex officio. Other academic sites are: Holborn . it was announced that the current Resident Halls and Saddler's Sports Centre will be closed and demolished for rebuilding in June 2011. a premises was shared with UEA London.nights. Campus City University has sites throughout London.City Law School (incorporating Inns of Court School of Law) City of London .Fight for Sight Optometry Clinic Goswell Road . with the main campus located at Northampton Square in Islington. In January 2010. including the Department of Journalism . London . following City University's partnership with INTO.Radiography Smithfield and Whitechapel .Sir John Cass Business School Middlesex Street.
the BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) and BSc (Hons) Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology). the highly-regarded Department of Journalism.62 million (2008/09 – £178.4 million) and total expenditure of £183.05 million from other income (2008/09 – £19. in recognition of the high standards of relevance to the professions. RICS.000 former students offer practical help to current students. Its Legal Practice Course has the highest quality rating from the Solicitors Regulation Authority.37 million). ICE. £116. £7.86 million from research grants and contracts (2008/09 – £9. City University had a total income (including share of joint ventures) of £178.04 from endowment and investment income (2008/09 – £1. During the 2010/11 financial year City University had a capital expenditure of £9. The University also has an online careers network where over 2. both of which are recognised by the Health Professions Council (HPC). Master's. £1.05 million) and total net assets of £147. postgraduates and professional courses leading to qualification as a solicitor or barrister. It has the UK's first chair in reporting.29 million).39 million). and Doctoral degrees as well as certificates and diplomas at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. as well as continuing professional development.91 million from tuition fees and education contracts (2008/09 – £104.89 million (2009/10 – £110.[ Courses City University offers Bachelor's. CILIP.13 million). More than two thirds of City's programmes are recognised by the appropriate professional bodies such as the BCS.27 million).6 million (2008/09 – £174.58 million from Funding Council grants (2008/09 – £39.82 million). The City Law School offers courses for undergraduates. At year end City University had reserves and endowments of £112.64 million (2008/09 – £147.School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Sir John Cass Business School School of Informatics In the financial year ended 31 July 2011. The Department of Radiography (part of the School of Community and Health Sciences) offers two radiography degrees. BPS.52 million). Since 1976 City has been home to a centre for the education of journalists.83 million) and £15. the Anthony Sampson professorship. Key sources of income included £39. . HPC etc.77 million (2008/09 – £16.
King's College London. University of London. It was launched in March 2003 by the Department of Trade and Industry. City of London City University has excellent links with businesses in the City of London. Simfonec encourages the development of an entrepreneurial outlook amongst researchers in science and technology and orchestrates the delivery of science ideas to the commercial marketplace. City University London. from 159 universities or colleges. ideas and resources among three key sectors – academic. Partnerships and collaborations CETL Queen Mary. Simfonec Simfonec is a collaborative Science Enterprise Centre (SEC) for the exploitation and transfer of knowledge. up 14 since the previous RAE in 2001 when it was ranked at 59. University of London and Royal Holloway. Willis Research Network .000 students across six healthcare professions. University of London. Queen Mary. Goldsmiths. The nine institutions involved are: University of the Arts London. University of London and City University). LCACE London Centre for Arts and Cultural Exchange is a consortium of nine universities. University of London. Guildhall School of Music & Drama. City University rose to 45th place. financial and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). City University has also joined forces with other universities such as Queen Mary and the Institute of Education (both part of the University of London) with which it jointly delivers several leading degree programmes. Birkbeck. It is a partnership between four of London universities (Royal Veterinary College. according to Times Higher Education analysis of HEFCE's (Higher Education Funding Council for England) RAE data. Queen Mary. University of London and City University were jointly awarded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) status by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in recognition of their work in skills training for 3. The Courtauld Institute of Art.Rankings In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). King's College London. It was established in 2004 to foster collaboration and to promote and support the exchange of knowledge between the consortium’s partners and London’s arts and cultural sectors.
Univerzita Karlova v Praze (Czech Republic). the founding members of WC2 members are: City University of New York. and National Taiwan University (Taiwan). Durham and Imperial College London) and the global insurance broker. Universiti Brunei Darussalam (Brunei). Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The purpose of the network is to evaluate the frequency. Cambridge. Spin-out companies City Technology plc . the partner universities are: Aix-Marseille University (France). Universität des Saarlandes (Germany).In September 2006. a network of universities developed with the goal of bringing together leading universities located in the heart of major world cities in order to address cultural. a major. WC2 University Network City University is a founding member of the WC2 University Network. Politecnico di Milano. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana. In addition to City University. City University joined the Willis Research Network (WRN). In addition to City. funded by the European Commission to promote scientific exchange between Europe and the industrialised countries of South-East Asia. severity and impact of catastrophes such as hurricanes. health services research and evaluation and health management. SAR China). It is the first Erasmus program to involve universities outside of Europe. long-term partnership between leading international scientific institutions (including the universities of Bristol. Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Erasmus Mundus MULTI City University was selected as the sole British university to take part in the selective Erasmus Mundus MULTI program. Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University. allied health. Universidade de São Paulo. one of five accredited academic health science groups in the UK. SAR China). floods and terrorism. University of Macau (Macau. Willis Group Holdings. Technische Universität Berlin. Università di Pisa (Italy). earthquakes. University of Delhi. City was invited to join the partnership in recognition of its expertise in nursing. Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong. Northeastern University Boston and Tongji University. environmental and political issues of common interest to world cities and their universities. UCL Partners City University has joined the executive group of UCL Partners.
 The Students' Union runs Ten². Notable people Notable alumni Arts. which is the world's leading manufacturer of fuel-cell gas sensors used in worker safety. currently National Technology Officer for the .  Other For a number of years. Bruce Archer – British mechanical engineer and Professor of Design Research at the Royal College of Art John Brignell – former professor of Industrial Instrumentation. Student life Students' Union The City University Students' Union is run primarily by students through elected Sabbatical Officers. automotive. University of Oxford George Daniels – Horologist. an Executive Committee and a Union Council. bar and events spaces. with oversight by a Trustee Board. regarded as the greatest watchmaker of modern times and inventor of co-axial escapement Jerry Fishenden – technologist.City University is the birthplace of City Technology plc. a venue in Northampton Square which includes a cafe. medical and emissions monitoring applications. representing the university in one of the country's largest and liveliest parades. City Technology plc was previously listed on the London Stock Exchange but was acquired by Honeywell in March 2006. City University students have taken part in the annual Lord Mayor's Show. science author Andrea Christofidou – senior lecturer in philosophy. science and academia Muhammad Iqbal L.
graduated from the Inns of Court School of Law Roderic Bowen – Welsh Liberal Party politician . Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission Government. professor of Odessa State Music Academy in Ukraine Professor Norman Gowar Professor of Mathematics at the Open University and Principal of Royal Holloway College. musician and blogger. and politician John Loder – sound engineer. University of London David Hirsh – Academic and sociologist Muhammad Iqbal – Muslim poet. columnist for The Independent Robin Milner – Computer Scientist and recipient of the 1991 ACM Turing Award Ebrahim Moosa – Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Director of the Duke University Center for Study of Muslim Networks John Palmer – instrumental and electroacustic music composer Ziauddin Sardar – Academic and scholar of Islamic issues. record producer and founder of Southern Studios.UK Julia Gomelskaya – Ukrainian contemporary music composer. as well as a former member of EXIT Sharon Maguire – director of Bridget Jones's Diary Rhodri Marsden – Journalist. politics and society Herbert Henry Asquith Clement Attlee – Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 Herbert Henry Asquith – Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916 Tony Blair – Labour Party Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007. philosopher.
Youngest member of the Israeli Knesset. current Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission. leader of the social justice movement Business and finance Stelios Haji-Ioannou . Labor MP for the South Australian electoral district of Bright James Hart – Commissioner of the City of London Police David Heath – Politician and Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Somerton and Frome Muhammad Ali Jinnah – founder of Pakistan. graduated from the Inns of Court School of Law Ivy Williams – First woman to be called to the English bar Houda Nonoo . and a barrister specialising in family law Sir James Dutton – Royal Marine general and former deputy commander of the International Security Assistance Force Chloë Fox – Australian politician. first Governor-General of Pakistan Syed Kamall – Conservative Party politician and Member of the European Parliament for the London European Parliament constituency David Lammy – Labour MP for Tottenham Liu Mingkang – Chinese Politician and Businessman.Ali Dizaei – Metropolitan Police Jody Dunn – Liberal Democrat politician.Bahraini Ambassador to the United States Stav Shaffir . former Vice-Governor of the China Development Bank Jawaharlal Nehru – First Prime Minister of the Republic of India Aris Spiliotopoulos – Minister of Greek Tourism Margaret Thatcher – Conservative Party Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990.
Pickering Nuclear Generating Station. former President of BP Azerbaijan  .CEO of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group. Ontario. former CEO of Amersham plc  Rod Clarke – Former Chief Engineer. President and COO of Coca-Cola International and Executive Vice President of The Coca-Cola Company Dick Olver – Chairman of BAE Systems. Aabar Petroleum Investments Company (Aabar). private jet airline company in Europe  William Castell – Chairman of the Wellcome Trust and a Director of General Electric and BP.Muhtar Kent Brendan Barber – General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress Jonathan Breeze – Founder and CEO of Jet Republic. Formerly. former President and CEO of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd. Hong Kong Durmuş Yılmaz – Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey Brian Wynter – Governor of the Bank of Jamaica  David Woodward – CEO. marketing and contracts. member of the Board of Directors at Reuters Kiran Rao – Executive Vice-President. Greco – CEO and President of Sbarro Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou – Founder of easyGroup Bob Kelly – CEO of Bank of New York Mellon. for European plane-maker Airbus SAS  Syed Ali Raza – President and Chairman of the National Bank of Pakistan Michael Smith . former CFO of Mellon Financial Corporation and Wachovia Corporation Muhtar Kent – CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. Canada. Writer and engineering historian Peter Cullum – British entrepreneur David Essex – Chairman of Bemrose Group James J.
Presenter of Fifth Gear on Five Linda Papadopoulos – Psychologist. directed Bridget Jones's Diary Rhodri Marsden – Journalist. and author on . Britain's leading investigative food journalist  Ellie Crisell – BBC Presenter  Imogen Edwards-Jones – Novelist Gamal Fahnbulleh . broadcaster and writer. columnist for The Independent Sharon Mascall – Journalist.Journalist. Jerusalem foreign correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR) Alex Graham – Chairman of PACT Gillian Joseph – Sky News Presenter Kirsty Lang – BBC Presenter and journalist Ellie Levenson – Freelance Journalist and Author William Lewis – Journalist and editor of the Daily Telegraph Donal MacIntyre – Investigative journalist Sharon Maguire – Writer and Director. appearing occasionally on TV Raj Persaud – British consultant psychiatrist.Sky News Presenter and journalist Michael Fish – BBC weatherman Adam Fleming – CBBC Reporter Lourdes Garcia-Navarro . musician and blogger. lecturer at the University of South Australia Dermot Murnaghan – Presenter on Sky News Tiff Needell – Grand Prix driver.Media and entertainment Sophie Raworth Joanna Blythman – Non-fiction writer. broadcaster.
London Bill Thompson – Journalist David Willets – Conservative Member of Parliament for Havant. Notable leader in the regeneration of the Great Eastern Hotel. Astronomer Roy Greenslade – Journalist Steven Haberman – professor of Actuarial science at City University David Leigh – Journalist Penny Marshall – Journalist David Marks – Psychologist Stewart Purvis – Broadcaster Denis Smalley – Composer Kevin Smith – Chartered Engineer.BBC Correspondent Notable faculty and staff David Willets Jamal Nazrul Islam – Eminent. Cutting of Iron and Steel with Oxygen and Welding .E. Captain RAF. Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills David Richardson .M. presenter on BBC One O'Clock News Joel Rubin – World-renown klezmer clarinetist  Ian Saville – British magician  Barbara Serra – News presenter for Al Jazeera from London  Sarah Walker – BBC Radio 3 presenter Mark Worthington . A. Author of Autogenous Welding. Cosmologist.I. Mech. Mathematician.1920 to 1940. Physicist.psychiatry Richard Preston – Novelist Sophie Raworth – Newsreader.
Franklin 1998–2007: Professor David Rhind 2007–2009: Professor Malcolm Gillies 2009–2010: Professor Julius Weinberg (acting) 2010–present: Professor Paul Curran . Parkes 1978–1998: Professor Raoul N.Copper. Brasses and Bronzes Vice-Chancellors 1966–1974: Sir James Sharp Tait 1974–1978: Edward W.
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