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UCL Horizons is an award-winning academic enrichment programme for 13 - 19 year olds.
It aims to:
- raise academic attainment at GCSE and A level;
- raise higher education and career aspirations from a young age;
- encourage high quality applications to UCL;
- maintain a sustained relationship with participants.
You can read about our programmes by clicking on the right hand links.
Please note that our programmes are only open to London non-selective state schools with a high proportion of pupils on free school meals. We specifically target students whose parents have not been to university, and who come from lower-income families.
London Education Partnership Award 2012
We won the 'Building Bridges' category at the June 2012 London Education Partnership Awards run by the Institute of Education. Read story on UCL News.
UCL Horizons Parents Information Evening- 24 April 2013 17:30-20:00
The evening will include:
- Presentation on how you can support your child’s higher education plans
- Q & A panel with UCL admissions, accommodation and finance experts
- Chance to speak to current UCL student about their experiences
- Drinks and refreshments
This parents evening is for any parent or guardian of a
child at a London state school who has recently attended a UCL outreach
programme, for example a summer school or the Horizons Saturday school.
The evening is primarily aimed at parents but students may accompany their parents if they wish. Each parent may bring up to three guests.
To apply for a place please complete this short application form.
Please note that completing the form does not guarantee a place: we have limited spaces on the event and will prioritise parents who most closely fit our criteria, with a particular focus on parental occupation and educational experience.
Once you have submitted an application we will confirm whether you have a place by email.
If you have any questions about this event please contact Rachel Leighton.