London Metropolitan University is the largest "single university" in London, serving more than 28,525 students and with buildings spread throughout the centre of London.

The University offers 485 degree courses and has the largest choice of courses in London.

The University has around 7,000 overseas students from more than 155 different countries. 

In 2011 London Met was awarded the highest accolade from the government's Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). More than two thirds of university research was judged to be 'internationally recognised', 'internationally excellent' or 'world leading' by the most recent Research Assessment Exercise.

Students have access to brilliant libraries, state-of-the-art £30 million science centre, seven stories of computers in technology tower, free Wi-Fi, a simulated Bloomberg trading floor, interpreting suites, multi-media studios and many more specialist facilities.

The Sir John Cass faculty of Art, Architecture and Design is home to bespoke studios and workshops to enable it's ethos of 'making' to flourish. The university is currently investing heavily in developing even better facilities for The Cass.

Notable Alumni

  • 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 – chief executive of UK clothing brand, Whistles and was brand director of Topshop.

  • Noel Clarke – director, screenwriter and actor.

  • Vic Reeves – comedian.

  • Neil Tennant – from the Pet Shop Boys.

  • David Goodchild – former English cricketer.

  • Sadiq Khan – Mayor of London.

  • Shaun Wallace – Mastermind champion and Barrister.

  • Marcus Adam – Olympic Sprinter and Bobsleigh.