London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s most diverse universities with students from hundreds of countries. We offer a welcoming and friendly atmosphere with support for you at every step of your course. You will benefit from meeting students from across the world and from a variety of different backgrounds, as well as having the advantages of studying in central London. There is an extensive range of subjects with courses available in Social Sciences, Art, Architecture, Media & Design, Computing, Communications Technology & Mathematics, Education, Humanities & Languages, Business & Management, Finance & Economics, Health & Human Sciences and Law & International Relations. We offer courses from foundation and undergraduate through to postgraduate, professional and research level. Our courses are flexible, with entry available in September and January.

London Metropolitan University (LMU) has invested heavily in its facilities, and now owns several state-of-the-art research centres. The university’s “superlab” has more than 280 workstations, with additional specialist laboratories for fields including sport science, phlebotomy and virology. Media students have the opportunity to work in a newsroom with its own radio station, while law students have access to a mock courtroom.
London Met has three campuses: Aldgate in East London, Moorgate in the City Centre of London and Holloway in North London:

  • The Aldgate Hub is where the art, architecture, media and design courses are taught. Aldgate is only minutes away from vibrant Brick Lane; home to a long stretch of curry houses, vintage clothing stores, cheap bars, market stalls and eclectic art.
  • The Holloway Hub is where science, computing, social sciences and humanities courses are taught. The buildings are next to the famous Emirates Stadium, home to Britain’s premiership football team Arsenal.
  • Situated in the heart of the City, Moorgate campus houses the Business School. Students at Moorgate get to experience an exciting part of the capital in which skyscrapers overlook London’s creative district.

London Met offers many learning resources including libraries at each of the hubs and access to a wealth of electronic resources. The facilities at London Met are designed to make students industry ready. These include a mock Courtroom, Newsroom, Trading Room and a £30 million Science Centre.

LOCATION London Metropolitan University, 166–220 Holloway Road, London , N7 8DB


Key Statistics about London Metropolitan Uni

  • More than 10,000 UK-based Higher Education Students
  • More than 4,000 international students
  • More than 146 distinct nationalities are represented at London Met
  • 2,400 academic and non-academic staff
  • Academic calendar (intake months): January and September

London Metropolitan Universities ranking

London Metropolitan University has reputation for teaching and has been recognised with a Bronze rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 128th in the Times University Guide 2018

  • 128th in the Times University Guide 2018
  • 117th in the Guardian University Guide 2019

Accommodation at the London Metropolitan university

Students have access to a wide range of halls of residence in buildings managed by approved organisations, all within easy reach of both campuses.

The University’s Accommodation Bureau understands that finding a place to stay is a particularly important issue for those students coming to London from overseas and aims to provide help and support in finding an appropriate place to stay for all London Met students.

London Met does not have its own halls of residence, but can advise students on the many providers of student accommodation in London. The University has access to rooms in a number of different halls close to all university buildings. The halls offer a range of facilities for students to choose between.

  • Students have access to a range of halls of residence, all within easy reach of the campuses – between three to 35 minutes’ walk.
  • The Accommodation Bureau provides advice on finding accommodation in student halls of residence and hostels, as well as searching for private rented accommodation. They can also help arrange catered and self-catered student accommodation.
  • International students are usually evenly spread across the halls of residence, rather than clustered together.
  • Contract length varies between four and 51 weeks, and Internet access is provided in most student halls

London Metropolitan University location

London Metropolitan University is located in London, England at the centre of some of the most exciting areas to be in London. London Met is located in an urban setting of the metropolis of London (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants you will enjoy the leafy suburbs of Islington moments way from the Holloway campus, or soak up the creative atmosphere of Brick Lane near the Aldgate buildings. Those based at Moorgate will be inspired by the stockbrokers and lawyers hard at work in the heart of the City.

Outside of lectures and study, students take advantage of the buzzing nightlife in east London, the beautiful Royal Parks, cheap eats in Brixton, live music in Camden and the museums, galleries and theaters dotted all over the city.

Notable Alumni at London Metropolitan University

  • Sadiq Khan – Mayor of London.
  • Shaun Wallace – Mastermind champion and barrister.
  • Lord Bilimoria – British entrepreneur, founder of Cobra Beer.
  • Candy Atherton – British journalist and former Member of Parliament.
  • Peter Tatchell – human rights campaigner.
  • Julie Bindel – English writer, feminist and co-founder of the group Justice for Women.
  • Jane Shepherdson – previously chief executive of UK clothing brand, Whistles and brand director of Topshop.
  • Noel Clarke – director, screenwriter and actor.
  • Neil Tennant – from the Pet Shop Boys
  • Marcus Adam – Olympic sprinter and bobsledder.