UCL Careers


Careers Extra

Enhanced careers support for UCL undergraduates from under-represented groups.

The programme includes:

  • Bursary scheme to support students in gaining career useful work experience
  • Paid internships with charities and SMEs
  • Alumni mentoring scheme
  • Buddy scheme to get to know other Careers Extra students
  • One-to-one appointments with the Careers Extra team to discuss career ideas, work on applications and prepare for interviews
  • Priority booking for some UCL Careers events including one-to-one application coaching sessions with leading employers
  • Dedicated Moodle resources, including Careers Extra student and alumni career stories and information about opportunities dedicated to students from under-represented groups.

Students who sign up to UCL Careers Extra will be added to a circulation list for events and programmes that may be of interest. 

Are you eligible to join Careers Extra?

You need to be a UK (home fee status) undergraduate student at UCL and belong to one or more of the following groups:

  • Neither parent went to university and you went to a UK state school
  • Care experienced or estranged student
  • Carer
  • Disabled or you have a long-term health condition
  • Household income below £25,000 (as declared to Student Finance England)
  • Black British African, Black British Caribbean, British Black Other, British Black Mixed
  • Received an Access UCL offer

You are also eligible if you are on the Engineering Foundation Year Programme at UCL East.

Careers Extra sign-up

Your privacy

The personal information that you provide on the form above will only be used for the purposes stated above.

The data submitted will be transferred to UCL Careers who will retain it in line with our Privacy Notice. The data will also be stored on Qualtrics, which is a UCL-approved Cloud service.


Use the links below to access information and resources for specific groups.


Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)

Information about schemes for students from BAME backgrounds.



Find out about different organisations working to support disabled students (including those with long-term health conditions) and access resources on finding and applying for work, requesting reasonable adjustments and understanding your legal rights. 

How to make the most of your time at UCL

Hear from UCL students and employers about the best ways to take advantage of your opportunities at UCL, including the services at UCL Careers.

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