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City University, London

City University London is easy to reach from our three London student accommodation buildings; iQ Shoreditch, iQ Hoxton, or iQ Bloomsbury which are all based less than two miles away.

City University London is mostly based at the Northampton Square campus, which you will find ideally located within easy reach of several central London Tube stations including Angel, Farringdon, and Barbican. Cass Business School is also part of City University London, however the business school is not located at the Northampton Square Campus. To find out how to reach Cass Business School from iQ Student Accommodation - please click here.


  Distance Bus Tube Walk Cycle
iQ Shoreditch 1.2 miles 14 minutes - 17 minutes 8 minutes
iQ Hoxton 1.5 miles 20 minutes - 30 minutes 11 minutes
iQ Bloomsbury 1.7 miles 20 minutes 18 minutes 35 minutes 12 minutes


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How to reach City University from iQ Shoreditch

City University is just under a mile from iQ Shoreditch, and as such is very popular with City University students.

Walking/Cycling: Walking is the easiest way to get to City University and takes about 10 minutes. >If you are cycling it takes about half the time and you can keep your bike safely in our secure cycle storage.

Bus: Alternatively, getting the bus won't take you very long - from Old Street roundabout, jump on the 214, 205, or 43 bus to head North West up City Road - then cut down Moreland Street to reach the university - this should take about a quarter of an hour door-to-door.




How to reach City University from iQ Hoxton

Located just a mile and a half from iQ Hoxton, it isn't hard to see why many City Uni students choose to live with us. The building is located just a few minutes from Hoxton Overground station, giving our students easy access to the whole of London.

Walking/Cycling: City University can be reached in about half an hour by foot. Cycling will get you there much faster, in around 15 minutes and you can store your bike safely and securely in our cycle storage located at iQ Hoxton.

Bus: If you prefer public transport, the buses 394 or 243 are probably your best options - both will drop you off within a short walk of City Uni campus.




How to reach City University from iQ Bloomsbury

Situated in Zone 1 within a couple of minutes' walk of three tube stations, iQ Bloomsbury offers fantastic access to the whole of the city and is located just 1.7 miles from City University.

Walking/Cycling: will take you just over half an hour, while cycling should be less than a quarter of an hour door-to-door.

Bus: you can take the 30, 73 and 205 along Euston Road which will leave you a short walk away from City University.


City University contact details

General Enquiries

  • 020 7040 5060
  • enquiries@city.ac.uk

Students' Union

  • 020 7040 5600
  • studentsunion@city.ac.uk