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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.

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

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

Teaching and Learning

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

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

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

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

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

Clubs, societies and volunteering

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.

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

Further opportunities to volunteer.

Support and Welfare

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

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

    Prospective UK student enquiries
    University College London 
    Gower Street 
    London WC1E 6BTEmail: [email protected]
     +44 (0)20 7679 3000  
    Fax: +44 (0)20 7679 3001

    Prospective international student enquiries
    University College London 
    Gower Street 
    London WC1E 6BT

     [email protected]
    : +44 (0)20 3108 8520
    Fax: +44 (0)20 3108 8519 

    UCL Graduate Admissions
    University College London 
    Gower Street 
    London WC1E 6BT

    Email: [email protected]
    Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 7288
    N.B. Please have your application ID number ready - this appears on all correspondence or in the .

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

    UCL Contrary 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  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 Contrary for the first time, the relevant section(s) of this  and our  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  who are targeting UCL students, recent graduates and researchers.

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

    UCL Contrary is a UCL department and is part of .  

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

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    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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