Mentoring Scheme


The Target Medicine Mentoring Scheme matches teams of volunteer UCL medical students with sixth form students from London-based, non-selective state schools who want to study medicine. It aims to give AS/A2 students a better understanding of what is needed to be a successful applicant to medical school and provides structured support and guidance to them during the application process.

The scheme takes place on Wednesday evenings over a calendar year and students work with their mentors in various sessions and events at the UCL Bloomsbury campus.

Please note: applications for 2015 have now closed and we are unable to accept any late submissions.  Please view our Outreach page for details of our upcoming Outreach events.

Application Process

To apply you must:

  • be a year 12 student who wants to study medicine
  • attend a non-selective state school with a London postcode (E, EC, N, NW, SW, SE, W, EC), or a non-selective state school in the boroughs of Brent, Barnet, Enfield or Waltham Forest.
  • have achieved GCSE grade B or above in English Language and Maths
  • unfortunately we are not able to accept applications from selective/private school or international students.

If you are not eligible for our scheme but would like more information on applying for medical school, you may find the following websites useful:

If the Mentoring Scheme is over-subscribed applications from students who attend UCL Target Schools and non-selective state schools in Camden, Islington, Haringey, Hackney and Westminster will be given priority.

For further information please email:

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