What we do

Organisational Development

Mission Statement

UCL's Human Resources Strategy supports efficient, fair, consistent and sustainable people management and development enabling UCL to compete with the best universities in the world.

The Organisational Development (OD) service aims to build UCL's organisational capability to achieve its academic mission and navigate change successfully. We also provide the leadership to exploit fully the combined expertise and resources of all UCL’s in-house training providers, by developing a community of practice with shared aspirations and consistent service standards.


Working in partnership with the Senior Management Team, UCL's Faculties, Professional Services and HR Consultancy colleagues, we aim to:

Our service proposition incorporates:

OSD mission statement

Our Approach

Organisational Development works to achieve its mission by:

OD are committed to establishing a culture of equal opportunities and diversity to support the continuous development of all staff.

OSD Mission approach

How might You, Your Team, Department, Faculty & School benefit?

Participating in our induction, open or bespoke programmes will enable you to be:

How We Are Funded?

We are part of UCL Human Resources, located and funded within Professional Services. Our bespoke activity, where external or additional resources are required to support a development programme, is funded by faculties. We also seek external funds from other agencies (government, charities etc.) wherever possible, to further opportunities for staff.

Who Are We?

General Enquiries

Email: od@ucl.ac.uk

An introduction to the team can be found at www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/od/contact

How to find us

The Organisational Development team is located on the 2nd Floor of Bidborough House. We are usually available to answer enquiries between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday (excluding closure days and bank holidays) or answerphones . At other times voice messages can be left on our answerphones.

Full address:

Organisational Development Team - UCL Human Resources,
2nd Floor, Bidborough House
University College London,
38-50 Bidborough Street

Postal address:

Organisational Development Team - UCL Human Resources,
University College London,
Gower Street,