One of the world's best universities, UCL is consistently placed in the global top 20 in a wide range of rankings

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UCL (University College London)

Why UCL (University College London)?

Described by the Sunday Times as "an intellectual powerhouse with a world-class reputation", UCL is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the UK and features in the top five universities worldwide.

The university was founded in 1826, is located on a compact site in the heart of London, and surrounded by the greatest concentration of libraries, museums, archives and professional bodies in Europe.

UCL is a multidisciplinary university with an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research across the academic spectrum.

At 88%, UCL has one of the highest student satisfaction levels in the UK (National Student Survey).

Teaching at UCL is research-led – the programmes it offers reflect the latest research and are often taught by active researchers who are world-leaders in their fields.

UCL has more professors than any other UK university, meaning its students get taught by the most highly-qualified experts in their field.

International Students

As well as being dynamic and intellectually challenging, UCL is also a very cosmopolitan and international environment in which to study.

Around 40% of students come from outside the UK, from almost 140 different countries.

International students are welcomed for the different perspectives and diversity they bring to teaching and learning at UCL.

UCL is known as "London's global university", and its degrees are recognised and respected around the world. Your studies will help you understand the major issues facing the world and will equip you to contribute to solutions. This ensures that UCL students are educated for global citizenship and leadership.

The university provides career advice to all students at all stages of their degree programmes. UCL graduates are highly sought after by employers.

Scholarships are available to international students.

What Students Say:

"I chose to study at UCL because of its prestige, its cosmopolitan environment, and its location in the heart of London. Life at UCL so far has been an unforgettable experience. As an international student, my time in London has proven to be fast-paced, unpredictable, and inexplicably exciting. I never thought I would have friends from over 20 countries! I have been able to meet unique people from several distinct backgrounds, experience different cultures and learn things that will remain with me for the rest of my life."

Karin Ditchfield, Mathematics with Economics
Quick facts
  • 24,000 students and more than 4,000 academic staff, giving UCL one of the best student to staff ratios in the UK (approximately 10:1).
  • Wide range of undergraduate and graduate programmes, as well as adult learning and professional development courses.
  • Notable alumni include Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi, inventor Alexander Graham Bell and Nobel Prize winning scientist Francis Crick.
  • 21 Nobel Prize winners from UCL's former students and academic staff.
Location

UCL (University College London) Location

Gower Street, WC1E 6BT

UCL (University College London)
Student Testimonials

"I chose to study at UCL because of its prestige, its cosmopolitan environment, and its location in the heart of London. Life at UCL so far has been an unforgettable experience. As an international student, my time in London has proven to be fast-paced, unpredictable, and inexplicably exciting. I never thought I would have friends from over 20 countries! I have been able to meet unique people from several distinct backgrounds, experience different cultures and learn things that will remain with me for the rest of my life."

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