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London Guildhall University

London Guildhall University

Address: 133 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QA, United Kingdom

London Guildhall University was a university from 1992 to 2002 in the United Kingdom. Charles Blomfield (Bishop of London) established evening classes to improve the moral, intellectual, and spiritual; condition of young men in London. In other hand, the Reverend Charles Mackenzie, who instituted the Metropolitan evening Classes for Young Men in Crosby Hall, Bishopsgate, London. The subjects on the original curriculum included Greek, Latin, Hebrew, English, history, Mathematics Drawing, and Natural Philosophy. This college came under royal patronage following the visit of Prince Albert to the classes in 1851.

London Guildhall University was named to show its links with the City of London and the City’s many guilds/livery companies. It was ranked 30th out of the United Kingdom’s 43 new universities in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise. In August 2004, it was reported that the management of the merged institution had ordered the destruction of the entire print run of a history of the university. It was written by Sean Glynn, formerly a senior research fellow in the department of Politics and Modern History.

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