(See also: Hong Kong)
In the academic year 2012/13 there are 1853 Chinese students enrolled on graduate and undergraduate programmes at UCL.
Chinese student at UCL wins International Student award
James Xi Xu, a Chinese student studying Italian and Management Studies at UCL has been named as the UK's International Student of the Year in the British Council's Shine! International Student Awards. Read more about James and why he won the award on the UCL news page
UCL students in China
In summer 2010 five students from UCL spent three weeks in Shanghai as part of the Study China Programme.
Rohini Sarkar (History), Kylie Wong (Biosciences) and Lin Yang (Economics) departed armed with Flipcams and digital cameras to record their experiences. Find out more and watch the Study China highlights on the UCL news page.
Yanchuan Huang is a third-year PhD Electronics and Electrical Engineering student. He is a recipient of the Santander "1-UCL" Excellence/Endeavour Award.
"It is the world-class research quality and the rich/diverse culture of UCL that attracted me to study here for three years. The spirit of UCL that accepts people regardless of their race, religion or sex has brought so many brilliant people to the university throughout history..." More...
UCL Links with China
UCL has many and varied links with China. For example in December 2003 UCL and Peking University opened the new International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology.
UCL has strong links with the China Scholarship Council who contribute funding towards the Vinson Chu and Simon Li Scholarships. The UCL Language Centre also has links with the Supreme People's Procurator in China.
Professor Xiao Guo, is UCL's Pro-Provost (China). He advises the President and Provost of UCL on major trends in China’s higher education policy and issues that may affect Sino-UCL relations. He is a contact point for visiting Chinese academics and researchers.
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Yusen Wang is a BSc Economics student. He is a recipient of the Santander 1-UCL Excellence/Endeavour Award.
"UCL is a world-famous and top-ranking university. Especially in the last few years, UCL has been developing at a fast pace. UCL ranked 4th in the world this year.
I am studying BSc Economics at UCL, and it is one of the best economics programmes in the UK. It is my interest in economics that drove me to choose this course, and I think studying economics in the place where it originated from is great. London is one of the major financial centres in the world. There are unlimited opportunities for practical learning here. Some societies organise events to visit firms and to learn what they are doing. More...
Hao Ding is a first-year BSc Physics student on a UCL UPC Progression Scholarship.
"Studying at UCL, one of the top universities in the world, is a great opportunity to promote myself. I went through the UCL University Preparatory Certificate programme and now I'm on the BSc Physics course, receiving the UPC Progression Scholarship. More...
Xi Jin recently graduated with an MRes in Biomedicine from the Institute of Child Health.
"UCL is a famous and one of the top-ranked universities in the world. This university has a high reputation for its international view and culture which admits students from different backgrounds. I chose UCL not only for the above-mentioned merits but also for its strong strength in the area of life sciences, especially biomedicine. One year of study in UCL is really a treasure for me. More...
Professor Michael Worton, UCL Vice-Provost (Academic & International), hosted a visit to UCL by a senior delegation from Peking University recently to discuss developing the links between the two universities.
Professor Lin Jianhua, Executive Vice-President for Academic & International Relations at Peking University, was accompanied by his colleagues Mr Xiao Qun, Deputy Director, Office of Humanities and Social Sciences and Dr Ruqing Zheng, Assistant Director, Office of International Relations. More...