Information for students about enrolling at The Bartlett and living in London, as well as useful contacts while you study at UCL.
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If you've accepted a place at The Bartlett UCL, congratulations. Here's some information to get you started.
The Bartlett Welcome Guide for students
- Explore The Bartlett buildings at our Bloomsbury campus on this online interactive map: bit.ly/TheBartlettLocationsMap
- Take a self-guided architecture walking tour and get to know our Bloomsbury campus better
UCL at Here East
Based at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London, UCL's space at Here East is a unique collaboration between The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment and the Faculty of Engineering Science.
The Bartlett library
The Bartlett Library in Central House is a great place to focus and get some work done.
Urban skills portal
If you want to hone your graphics skills, The Bartlett offers a series of online courses that you can take for free.
Find out about events across The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment by visiting our events page.
UCL welcomes applications from disabled students, aiming to promote and implement an inclusive learning and teaching environment, which allows students to study as independently as possible. Take a look at UCL’s Disability Support web page for more information on the support available for students with learning difficulties, disabilities and long-term health conditions.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Take a look at The Bartlett’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion web page to find out more about EDI at The Bartlett, from policies to practice. There are lots of student groups to get involved in during your time at UCL; some are listed below:
- LGBT+ Student Network
- BME Student Network
- Parents and Carers
- Disabled Students’ Society
- Mature and part-time students
You've arrived at UCL. What next? As well as the useful information below, UCL's New Students page will guide you through your first few days at your new home.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Want to join a club or society? Or do you just want to know the best place to grab a cheap pint after class? Students' Union UCL has you sorted. From gym memberships to Give it a Go activities and volunteering opportunities, they have everything you need.
Portico and Moodle
ISD: Email and Wifi
Need to find your lecture hall? Need to first figure out which lecture hall you're supposed to be at? The UCLGo app includes maps of all of UCL's campuses, connects to your online timetable, has a phone directory of UCL staff, and more.
It may seem like ages away, but your job hunt will be here sooner than you think. Whether you want help applying for internships, honing your CV or interview skills, or are just in need of some general advice, the UCL Careers office has it all. If you're looking to develop your entrepreneurial skills or start your own business, check out UCL Advances.
Starting a new chapter in your life can be tough, and you never know what challenges life will throw your way. UCL's student support systems make sure you're never alone. From Psychological Services to Rights and Advice, take a look through the directory to find help for almost anything you might need.
The Bartlett is based in London with campuses in Bloomsbury and at Here East, in East London. There's no better place for you to learn about the built environment. Don't miss out on any of the exciting opportunities that London has to offer. There are some useful tools listed below.
Try downloading the Citymapper app on your phone to help you get from A to B in London as quickly (and cheaply) as possible.
You've probably already realised that London is an expensive city: with so much to see, eat, and do, it's not always easy to keep a handle on your budget. Using a budget-planner can help make managing your money much more easily.
18+ Student Oyster Card
An easy way to save some money is to take advantage of Transport for London's student Oyster card discount.
16–25 and 26-30 Railcards
NUS Extra Card
Get an NUS Extra Card through UCLU for only £12 and you'll have discounts on countless brands across the UK.
Much like the NUS Extra Card, StudentBeans helps you find discounts in shops, restaurants and more. It's worth having a look before your next online shopping spree or takeaway order.
TimeOut is a comprehensive guide for restaurants, bars, shows, free events and more around London.
If you've got questions about your course, institution, or The Bartlett in general, you can get in touch using the contact information found here.