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Upcoming events

Our post-16 events and activities are funded by UCL's Access Agreement and Widening Participation funds. As such, there are eligibility criteria that all applicants should consider before applying.

UCL Lloyds Scholars Autumn School

Applications open now!

The Lloyds Scholars Autumn School is designed for Year 12 students who are considering a career in finance, but don't necessarily want to study a finance related degree. The Autumn School is a non-residential, three day programme open to high achieving state school students.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend a number of careers workshops showcasing alternative routes in to finance, develop their study skills by undertaking a mini research project, and find out what studying at a Russell Group university is really like by participating in a number of academic sessions. Undergraduate students will be on hand to give students an idea of life at UCL.

Applications are currently open: to apply please complete the online application form. Before you apply do double check that you fulfil the selection criteria. Please note that the Autumn School is non-residential, and you must be able to travel to and from Central London each day (your travel costs will be covered).

UCL Horizons Year 10 Saturday School

Recruitment: September-October - Year 10

The Year 10 Saturday School is an academic enrichment programme taking place over an academic year for 100 students from London non-selective state schools.  The lessons you attend will give you the opportunity to explore a subject or issue in more detail as well as helping you to develop your communication and study skills.

Recruitment for the 2014-15 Saturday School will take place during September and early October 2014. Please note that we only recruit from a selected list of target schools in the inner London boroughs, and applicants must meet our academic and social selection criteria.

More information about the UCL Horizons Saturday School will be available soon. In the meantime, you can find out more about the 2013-14 Horizons Saturday School.

Junior Masterclasses

October half term - Years 8-9 and Years 10-11

Junior Masterclasses are designed to give you a taste of what learning at university is like. You can pick from a range of academic subjects, some of which you might already study at school and some that might be completely new to you.

The masterclasses are entertaining, hands-on sessions run by UCL academics. You’ll get the chance to look around UCL, and you’ll meet other young people from across London.

More information about the Junior Masterclasses will be available soon. In the meantime, you can find out more about the masterclasses that were on offer last year for Years 8-9 and Years 10-11.

HELOA London 2014: London Universities information day for young people in care

29th October 2014 - Years 10-13

HELOA London will be hosting an information day on 29th October 2014 at UCL. This will be an opportunity for students who are currently living in or have lived in local authority care to learn more about university, gain answers to university based questions and talk to people from similar backgrounds who are also considering university.This event is also open to foster parents, carers, virtual heads and those who hold responsibility for a young person in care.

The event will cover:

  • UCAS application process
  • Choosing the right course
  • Student finance
  • Q & A with current students

Find out more and book a place.