Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS)

Understanding the dynamics of neighbourhoods and communities

Street in a local neighbourhood

Student satisfaction at 100% for urban and regional planning

Postgraduate students

Planning resilient communities

Map of local area

CURS is a leading international centre for research, teaching and consultancy in spatial and social planning studies, an academic and policy discipline that encompasses agendas around housing, regeneration, economic development, communities and the governance of public policy.  

Lord Rogers of Riverside, Chair of the Urban Task Force "Developing expertise to support sustainable communities and neighbourhoods"