UCL Guided Tours

UCL is pleased to offer tours of UCL's Gower Street campus to prospective undergraduate students and family members.

You will receive a guided tour of the main UCL Campus, plus an introduction to UCL presentation and a Q&A session. Your guide will be a current UCL student who will be happy to answer questions about student life. Tours will start at 2pm and will normally be finished by 4pm.

Please see below for further details about the tours and how to book.

Please note that these tours will not necessarily include a visit to individual academic departments or to student accommodation. If you wish to visit a particular academic department, you are advised to contact the department directly (see list of UCL Departments). You can find out more about student accommodation on the Accommodation webpages on the UCL website.

General Tours

Each tour will include a guided tour of the main UCL Campus lead by a current student, plus an introduction to UCL presentation and a general admissions Q&A session. Tours will depart promptly from the UCL Gower Street entrance at 2pm, please try to arrive 5-10 minutes before this time to register.

You may bring up to 2 guests - please ensure you select the correct amount of tickets when you book (1 for you and 1 for each guest). Unregistered guests will not be granted entry to the presentation and Q&A session.

You must book to attend a tour. Please do not book on to multiple tours - completion of booking guarantees a place and there is no waiting list.

  • 31st July: Campus Tour followed by General Admissions Q&A Session Booking re-opening soon
  • 19th August: Campus Tour followed by General Admissions Q&A Session Book now
  • 4th September: Campus Tour followed by General Admissions Q&A Session Book now

Subject Tours

Each tour will include a guided tour of the main UCL Campus lead by a current student, plus an introduction to UCL presentation and a subject-specific Q&A session. Tours will depart promptly from the UCL Gower Street entrance at 2pm, please try to arrive 5-10 minutes before this time to register.

You may bring up to 2 guests unless otherwise specified - please ensure you select the correct amount of tickets when you book (1 for you and 1 for each guest). Unregistered guests will not be granted entry to the presentation and Q&A session.

Please note that these tours do not necessarily include a visit to the academic department. 

You must book to attend a tour. Please do not book on to multiple tours - completion of booking guarantees a place and there is no waiting list.

Tours for International Students

If you are visiting UCL from outside of the UK and would like a tour, please contact your country representative in the International Office to find out more about the options available.

Academic departments offering tours and public events

The following departments are known to offer tours, open days or events open to the general public. Please contact the relevant departments for more information.

If the department in which you are interested is not listed above, please refer to the specific academic department's website.

Self-Guided Tours

If you are unable to book on to a guided tour, you are welcome to visit UCL on any weekday between 10am–4pm and follow our self-guided tour. Simply print out the page, then visit UCL and follow the tour route as shown. You are also able to pick up printed copies of the self-guided tour at the Gower Street entrance to UCL. If you wish to visit a specific academic department, you will need to contact them directly to enquire whether this is possible. Contact details for departments can be found via the Undergraduate Prospectus.

Virtual Tours

If you are unable to visit UCL in person, you can take a virtual tour instead. You'll be able to look inside lecture theatres, laboratories, the Library, Fitness Centre, the Bloomsbury Theatre and the Students' Union. Virtual tours of our Student Houses and Halls of Residence are also available.

For further information please contact:

Campus Tours
Tel: 020 7679 3000
Email:
campustours@ucl.ac.uk

Please note:

  • We are unable to run tours on an ad hoc basis, or offer private tours.
  • We will not be able to book you a place on any tours for which booking has not yet opened.

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