UCL Careers



UCL Student Funding

Offers a range of online information and resources about student finance, funding and support including access to the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online.

They also provide one-to-one appointments with a Student Funding Welfare Adviser who can give advice on the hardship fund, access to learning fund, student loans company funding, loans, bursaries and more.

Visit the Fund your Studies website

Online Careers Library

Career Discovery provides information on funding for further study through these articles:

You can also search for funding to view a range of guides on funding for postgraduate study and research.

Career Discovery

Come to an event

Our Career Essentials programme, (repeated throughout the year), is a series of Careers Consultant led talks aimed at all students and recent graduates which includes a session on finding and funding a PhD.

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Get one-to-one advice

Through our 'short guidance' appointments, you can meet with one of our careers consultants to discuss where you've been looking so far, explore other avenues and get more tailored tips and advice on searching for relevant funding opportunities.

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Additional support from Students' Union UCL

Students' Union UCL Rights & Advice also offer one-to-one appointments with student advisers where you can discuss financial support while studying.

Students' Union UCL Advice Service

Additional support from UCL Careers

UCL Careers Extra: Work-Based experience bursary

UCL Careers Extra has some funding available to enable UK undergraduate students (home fee status) meeting one or more criteria below to undertake a work-based learning experience, such as an internship or volunteering within the UK.

  • 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 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.

Find out more about UCL Careers Extra.

Sign-up to join UCL Careers Extra