UCL-IoE merger

UCL and the Institute of Education merged on December 2, 2014. Learn about the study options available to you.

Visit UCL

If you are considering applying and would like to find out more in person, there are always events and activities going on and our central London location makes finding us easy. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Join us for an Open Day

UCL Open Days will be held on:

  • Friday, 3 July 2015
  • Saturday, 4 July 2015
  • Saturday, 12 September 2015

Individual departments may have their own open days. The University of London Open Days take place in September.

Take a tour of UCL

To visit us simply book a place on a general campus tour led by current students.

In addition, we can organise introductory talks and tours of the campus for school and college parties by prior appointment.

  • study@ucl.ac.uk
  • +44 (0)20 7679 3000

Bringing the benefits of UCL to you

Higher Education Fairs

Throughout the year we attend Higher Education Fairs and Educational Exhibitions across the UK and overseas.

Widening Participation and UK Undergraduate Recruitment

The UCL Widening Participation and UK Undergraduate Recruitment Office co-ordinates events for widening participation such as taster courses, summer schools, masterclasses and curriculum-support activities.

In addition, we also give talks to schools and colleges about university life, the application process or specific academic subjects.

How to get to UCL

London is well-served by transport links from the rest of the UK, Europe and the wider world. UCL is located in the Bloomsbury district at the very heart of London.

For directions to UCL using London Underground and buses, coaches, and national and international rail:

If you’d like to find out more

The contact details for our Admissions Tutors or Officers are given on each subject page. If you have a general enquiry about UCL and our degree programmes, please feel free to contact us.

For UK students:

UCL Widening Participation and UK Undergraduate Recruitment Office
University College London
Gower Street
United Kingdom

For international students:

UCL International Office
University College London
Gower Street
United Kingdom

Public events

We run a wide range of events that are open to the public and many of them are free. For example:

  • our Lunch Hour Lectures are an opportunity for you to sample the exceptional research work taking place at UCL. Speakers are drawn from across the university and lectures frequently showcase new research and recent academic publications. Recent topics have included ‘Can fish count?’, ‘Should we trust lawyers?’ and ‘How did Earth begin?’
  • our various museums host exhibitions, film screenings, talks and workshops
  • the UCL Slade School of Fine Art and UCL Bartlett School of Architecture summer shows are open to the public
  • UCL’s Chamber Music Club holds an annual series of concerts
  • we even have an academic stand-up comedy night, the acclaimed Bright Club!