About City Unity College
City Unity College is located in the heart of Athens, just a stone’s throw away from the Old City, and has built an excellent reputation in the Greek private education sector for great student care and its high quality staff and facilities.
City Unity College has developed an excellent reputation in Greece for quality, transparency, the high calibre of its faculty and the experience it provides for students.
Key facts and figures
| Edexcel centre since
| Annual turnover
| Student numbers
650 (full time)
| Average annual growth
| Average HND annual fee
| Edexcel registrations in 2010
| Graduate employment output
Where does Edexcel come in?
City Unity College delivers the following Edexcel qualifications:
- BTEC Level 5 HND Hospitality
BTEC Level 5 HND Travel and Tourism
BTEC Level 5 HND Sports Journalism
BTEC Professional Diploma in Sports Journalism
BTEC Level 5 HND Graphic Design
BTEC Level 5 HND Interior Design
||With 25 BTEC registrations in 2010, City Unity College generates revenue in excess of €125,000 from Edexcel qualifications alone. In 2012, City U plans to register over 200 BTEC students.|
"Staff members have close links to the media industry in Athens and considerable relevant professional experience which enriches the experience of the students." - Steve Miller, Edexcel External Verifier.
"The work placement opportunities undertaken by the students enrich their programme of study." - Tim Craven, Edexcel External Verifier.
Placing student experience at the heart of all operations, to ensure City U meets market needs, and provides an attractive offer to potential students.
The key to City Unity College’s success
Government approved: City Unity College is one of only 30 private universities in Greece authorised to deliver international qualifications from the UK or the US.
High quality student accommodation that’s affordable, safe and located right in the heart of Athens.
Excellent progression opportunities through International Higher Education partnerships with several universities, including Strasbourg (France), Staffordshire (UK), Nish (Serbia) and City University in Seattle (USA).
Partnership with Alpine College, a beautiful three-star hotel on the coast of Glyfada (20 minutes from Athens) where students can study BTEC HND Travel and Tourism, and gain real experience of end-to-end hotel operations.
Supporting students through scholarships, with €800,000 awarded every year in scholarships for high calibre students.
What next for City Unity College?
International partnerships: City U will continue to build strong relationships with partners across Europe, the Middle East and the USA, to share best practice and facilitate student exchanges.
International student recruitment: Engaging with International BTEC centres and other partners to establish progression pathways for students from across the globe to study at City U.
Give students more access to jobs in Greece and Europe by building on employer links and partnerships, such as their joint venture with the Epsilon Net Group, helping them to resist tough economic times.
- Maintain focus on excellent faculty and student care, to keep their competitive edge.
Contacts for partnership development
City Unity College
Harris Geronikolas, President
+30 (210) 32 43 222
Regional Development Manager
+44 (0) 788 571 5249