UCL and London

UCL is one of the most productive and successful research universities in the world, attracting valuable talent and investment to London. The university and its students, in turn, benefit enormously from being based in one of world’s most important academic, cultural and business cities. Discover the different ways in which UCL and London complement each other.

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UCL and London

UCL is located in the heart of central London, bringing significant benefits to the city:

attracting the world's brightest people to the capital

sharing impressive academic and cultural resources

and strengthening community life through the commitment of our students.

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London, in turn, offers important benefits to our staff and students:

We play a central role in ground-breaking research partnerships such as the new Francis Crick Institute.

We are surrounded by the greatest concentration of academic resources in Europe

within easy walking distance of the British Library and British Museum.

Our teaching and research is enriched through close links with industry and business

Our close relationships with UK government, charities and other bodies enable us to:

work together to tackle major problems

have greater influence on policy development

and ensure our research addresses society's most pressing needs.

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