UCL was rated 2nd in the UK for research power in the Research Excellence Framework 2021
UCL is ranked 8th in the 2023 QS World University Rankings
There have been 30 Nobel Prize laureates amongst UCL’s alumni and current and former staff to date
UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any religion, and to welcome women to university education
Read about UCL's impact and groundbreaking discoveries
UCL’s Professor Sir John Hardy was the first to identify the role of amyloid in Alzheimer’s disease - now, three decades later, that finding has resulted in a drug that may help patients.
UCL’s annual impact of £9.9bn across the UK economy is comparable to the trade boost delivered by the London 2012 Olympics, finds a new independent report into the university’s economic and social impact.
The excellence of research at UCL and its positive real-world impact has improved since 2014, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) assessment results announced today.
Dr Helen Czerski
Associate Professor, UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering, introducing UCL's new Climate Hub
Professor Sir Roger Penrose
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for work relating to black holes