UCL’s international agenda is about placing an international dimension at the heart of a unique and outstanding student experience. It is about attracting and supporting a diverse international staff and student community of the highest calibre as well as extending UCL’s network of international partnerships and collaborations in education, research, business and healthcare, and with the global development sector, governments, charities and philanthropists.

The international agenda is also concerned with extending the global reach of UCL’s distinctive mission as well as achieving the widest possible recognition for the university’s approach to internationalisation.

UCL’s global presence can be seen around the world – with two overseas campuses in Australia and Qatar – as well as numerous partnerships with institutions and organisations. Over 11,000 international students from 154 countries study at UCL in London. They are joined by 3,000 international academic and professional services staff who come from 113 countries. Together, this global community works collaboratively to make a difference in the world.

UCL is one of the world’s leading multi-disciplinary universities. It operates in a global context and is committed to excellence, innovation and the promotion of global understanding in all its activities, from research, teaching and learning to enterprise and community engagement.

UCL is London’s global university.


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UCL in top 5 worldwide in latest QS World University Rankings

UCL is ranked in joint 5th place in the QS World University Rankings 2014/15 released today. UCL is one of four UK Higher Education institutions ranked in the top ten, along with Oxford (joint 5th), Cambridge and Imperial (joint 2nd).
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UCL-JDF Summer School – reinventing the wheelchair

UCL-JDF Summer School – reinventing the wheelchair

In July, UCL Engineering and UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) teamed up with the James Dyson Foundation to create an innovative week-long summer school. More...