London Metropolitan University, commonly known as London Met, is a public research university in London, England. The University of North London (formerly the Polytechnic of North London) and London Guildhall University (formerly the City of London Polytechnic) merged in 2002 to create the university. With roots going back to 1848, it is one of London’s oldest educational institutions.
The university has campuses in the City of London and in the London Borough of Islington, a museum, archives and libraries. Special collections include the TUC Library, the Irish Studies Collection and the Frederick Parker Collection.
London Metropolitan University was formed on 1 August 2002 by the merger of London Guildhall University and the University of North London. In October 2006 the University opened a new Science Centre as part of a £30m investment in its science department at the North campus close to Holloway Road, with a “Super Lab” claimed to be one of Europe’s most advanced science teaching facilities, and 280 workstations equipped with digital audio visual interactive equipment.
The main university campus is on Holloway Road in the London Borough of Islington. There are smaller campuses at Aldgate and Moorgatein the City of London. Aldgate houses the Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design and Moorgate is home to the Guildhall School of Business and Law.
London Metropolitan offers about 160 degree courses, to 12,145 students (including 7,000 overseas students from 155 countries). The university also maintains several offices abroad in Beijing, Chennai, Delhi, Dhaka, Lagos and Lahore. The university’s operations are overseen by a board of governors comprising external members and senior administrative and academic staff.
|Three years of free accommodation
|Eligibility and Requirements
|Care leavers or those estranged from their parents
|Available for International Students
|You must also be: a UK home fee status student; aged 25 or under when you enrol at London Met; undertaking your first and only course of undergraduate study (ie you have not been to this or another university previously); You must have had an offer to study at London Met; You must have already applied for student finance and ticked 'consent to share'.