Access and Admissions

The Department of Access and Admissions comprises the offices of Widening Participation and UK Undergraduate Recruitment, Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions. The teams co-ordinate UCL’s central access and outreach work, undertake admissions processing for some undergraduate, all graduate and affiliate applications as well as leading on related strategy and policy development.

For further details about specific staff roles and responsibilities within the department, please see our staff listings.

Teams

Access and Admissions are comprised of the following sections. Click the arrows for further details on each section, including specific contact details.

Widening Participation and UK Undergraduate Recruitment

Head of Access: Katy Redfern

The section is primarily responsible for delivering against UCL’s UK undergraduate recruitment and widening participation strategies including the commitments made in UCL’s Access Agreement.

Liaison and Recruitment

Access Manager: Lisa Shappert

  • Works with schools & colleges from primary level through to further education. Activities include Masterclasses, summer schools, conferences, open days and school visits.
Academic Skills Team

Access Manager: Lucie March

  • Provides a long term engagement programme working with students from Year 7 through to Year 13. Also undertakes intensive support for annual cohort of 100 students throughout Year 12 and 13.
  • Administers UCL’s Transition Programme for all new first year students to support them through the first months at UCL.
Evaluation and Support Team

Senior Access Officer: Robin Barrs

  • Undertakes evaluation of UCL’s widening participation and undergraduate recruitment work, looking for trends to inform future activity.
  • Provides support for the office and for wider UCL colleagues in terms of statistical evidence and market research.
  • Maintains the office’s databases and manages its communications plan with schools, colleges and students.
Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)207 679 1365 (Int: 31365)
Email: study@ucl.ac.uk
Location: Room 20, Second Floor, South Wing, Main Campus

Undergraduate Admissions

Manager: Sarah West

Undergraduate Admissions leads on policy, strategy development and implementation of all matters relating to the admission of undergraduate students.

The section is responsible for the processing of undergraduate applications received from UCAS for the faculties of Arts & Humanities, Social and Historical Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Medical Sciences.

In addition, the section provides support, advice and guidance to all other faculties on matters regarding undergraduate admissions.

Contact details

Email: undergraduate-admissions@ucl.ac.uk
Location: Room G11, Ground Floor, South Wing, Main Campus

Graduate Admissions

Manager: Caroline Hayward

Graduate Admissions leads on policy, strategy development and implementation of all matters relating to the admission of graduate students.

The section is responsible for the processing of all graduate and affiliate applications received by UCL. It also provides support, advice and guidance to all departments on matters regarding graduate admissions.

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)207 679 7381 / 7742 (Int: 37381 / 37742)
Email: admissions@ucl.ac.uk
Location: Room G1/G5, Ground Floor, South Wing, Main Campus

Contact details

Please use the individual team contact details above for telephone and email enquiries.

Access and Admissions
Student and Registry Services
University College London
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT


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