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UCL is one of the world’s top multidisciplinary universities, with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching.

A world-leader in research, with outstanding results in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, UCL is home to centres of teaching excellence in subjects from medicine to languages, law to engineering, and history to astrophysics. Interdisciplinary study is encouraged and a belief that all areas of study can inform and enrich each other is woven into our programmes. We have had 29 Nobel laureates so far, with at least one every decade since the establishment of the prizes in 1901.

A central London location gives students access not only to world-renowned culture and nightlife, but also to academic resources. UCL is close to, and has teaching and research links with, countless hospitals, museums, galleries, libraries and professional bodies. International students make up nearly half our student population and come from over 150 countries, giving UCL its cosmopolitan atmosphere. We work hard to embed a global perspective in our teaching and there are many opportunities to study abroad for a term or a year—around a quarter of students spend some time in another country as part of their programme.

Academic resources

A number of resources to help you with your studies including libraries, museums and UCL's Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE).



Relax on campus in your free time by visiting the Bloomsbury Theatre, going to a gig at the Students' Union, or learning something new at one of UCL's museums.

Contemplation facilities

UCL is a secular institution and has a contemplation room on-site for private meditation and prayer.

Teaching and Learning

Research-based learning: A UCL education

At UCL, our students get the chance to carry out research of their own, and have a say in decisions affecting their education.

Life skills

Learn how UCL's teaching can help you develop your academic and life skills.

Global citizenship

A two-week summer programme aimed at broadening students' experiences for life after graduation.

Study abroad

Get an international perspective by studying abroad as part of your undergraduate degree programme.

Work and department placements

Broaden your experience through a work placement or take part in a summer research programme.


Clubs, societies and volunteering

Students' Union

Students' Union UCL runs over 200 clubs and societies giving students the opportunity to participate in sports activities, attend events or volunteer through the Volunteering Service.

Student Ambassadors

UCL students can help at UCL events, giving tours and presentations, by becoming a Student Ambassador.

School and college partnerships

Further opportunities to volunteer.


Support and Welfare

All students



    UCL offers a number of support and health services to all students including a day nursery, health centre and facilities for those with disabilities.

    International students

    Support is available to international students before and after arriving at UCL through immigration advice and the International Students' Orientation Programme.



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    Whatever you want to do in the future – whether your career path is clear or not – UCL Careers is here to assist you. Our team of experienced career professionals is dedicated to supporting all current UCL students, researchers, (staff and students), and recent graduates to help you find the right path to ensure success in your future career. We’re here to help you Find your Future.

    UCL Careers is connected to more than 1,000 employers in the UK and around the world. Recruiters and employers visit our campus throughout the year to participate in a range of careers events and activities.

    Online, we have extensive resources. You can search for jobs, sign up for Career updates and be the first to know about new opportunities or events. Or you can visit us at our office and talk to a careers consultant about your options. Get tailored advice in a one-to-one advice guidance session from our range of appointment types. We can help you with the application process and guide you on how to build a portfolio of experience so that you’re in a better position to access opportunities in your chosen field. 

    If you’re using UCL Careers for the first time, the relevant section(s) of this website and our Annual Guide are useful tools to work out which of our services will be beneficial to you both now and in the future. We also provide a wide range of recruitment solutions for employers or other organisations who are targeting UCL students, recent graduates and researchers.

    For more precise details of what you can expect as a user of UCL Careers, please read our Statement of Service. (See eligibility information for further details on access to services).

    UCL Careers is a UCL department and is part of The Careers Group, University of London.  

    If you would like more information about what we do, please do contact us - we'll be happy to answer any queries you have.

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    Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

    UCL Faculty of Laws

    UCL Faculty of Life Sciences

    University Highlights

    Total students - 32,795


    International students - 16,750


    Total faculty staff - 6,146


    Total students - 32,795


    International students - 16,750


    Total faculty staff - 6,146



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