Heythrop College, University of London, Founded in 1614, Heythrop is the oldest College of the University of London, and one of the oldest Higher Education establishments in the UK. This is a public university and the specialist philosophy and theology college of the University of London located in Kensington in London and is the oldest constituent college of the federal University of London, being founded in 1614 by the Society of Jesus. Heythrop joined the University of London in 1971, maintaining its Catholic links and ethos whilst offering an educational experience that respects all faiths and perspectives. Heythrop is a centre for inter-religious dialogue and modern philosophical inquiry and is a member of the Cathedrals Group of British colleges and universities. Heythrop boasts one-to-one tutorials for all of its undergraduate students for each of their assessed pieces of work. Heythrop is currently the only public HE institution outside of Oxbridge to offer this. Heythropâs small numbers allow for more intimate class sizes, facilitating learning through discussion and good results for students across range of entry standards. Heythrop has one of the largest libraries and academic faculties in its field. Heythrop scored 92% for satisfaction with teaching in the most recent National Student Survey, compared with a nationwide average of 86%. Academic Strengths are Philosophy of Religion, Psychology of Religion, Abrahamic Faiths, Interreligious Relations, Systematic Theology. The research of Heythrop staff is focused around the subjects of Philosophy and Theology. The Publications & Research Directory holds a repository of all the published research completed by Heythrop staff. The Heythrop Journal is an internationally acclaimed academic journal sponsored by Heythrop College and published six times a year. Heythrop College has a thriving research student community across the three departments - Pastoral and Social Studies, Philosophy and Theology. Heythrop has four Research Centres and two Institutes, based in the three Departments of Theology, Philosophy and Pastoral and Social Studies. In many cases the work they do is interdisciplinary, involving Heythrop staff from other departmentss and also visiting research fellows and representatives of faith and community groups. 1. The Centre for Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue promotes interdisciplinary â particularly theological, historical, political and pastoral â approaches to the study of Christianity and interreligious dialogue. 2. The Centre for Eastern Christianity aims to create a significant scholarly opening in Eastern Christian Studies through high-level publications and strategic research for a wider academic and ecclesial audience. 3. The Centre for Philosophy of Religion (CPR) aims to expand the philosophy of religion beyond the confines of a narrow specialist discipline by re-establishing the links between religion as a set of theoretical claims and its moral. 4. The Centre for Textual Studies is led by the biblical studies group based in Heythropâs Theology Department. 5. The Heythrop Institute for Religion & Society was founded in 2003, the Heythrop Institute for Religion and Society (or HIRS) seeks to provide a place for research, reflection and action by means of projects related to the relationship of religion and society. We foster research opportunities and resources for individual researchers and groups, for churches and faith communities, for civil society organizations and for the wider public. HIRS hosts seminars, training days and conferences. 6. The Religious Life Institute was formed in 2009, the Religious Life Institute is a response to initiatives from the Conference of Religious of England and Wales and grassroots members of various religious orders.