UCL Careers


Your career at UCL and beyond​

Thinking of joining UCL? Find out how a UCL education can prepare you for a successful and rewarding career.

Why choose UCL?

  • With a UCL degree, you will be amongst the world's most highly sought-after graduates
  • You will be able to tap into one of the largest employer networks in the UK and internationally
  • You will be guided by experts in their professional field, offering unique insights into your career path
  • Become the best candidate you can be via our employer-led skills sessions, programme of panel discussions, workshops, practice assessment centres, CV checking and interview coaching sessions
  • Receive career guidance and support tailored to your individual needs and goals via our one-to-one appointments with our careers consultants
  • "Our graduates overwhelmingly leave UCL with improved career prospects, job-related skills, general skills and better well-being." (London Economics report, 2022)​

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We scored 97.9/100 for Employer Reputation in the 2024 QS World University Rankings.

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At £32,000, the median starting salary for UCL undergraduates is 23% above the national figure*.

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91.5% of our graduates are in work or study 15 months after completing their degrees*.


Introduction to UCL Careers 

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Meet our Careers Consultants

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Lee Pike

Lee is the nominated careers contact for the departments of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering & Security and Crime Science, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, STEaPP, Institute of Finance and Technology, and the Bartlett Schools of: Sustainable Construction; Planning; Environment, Energy and Resources.

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Jo Budd

Jo is involved in the curation and delivery of the popular CareersLab YouTube series. With a background in Psychology, she has over 7 years’ experience of working with students to develop career management skills.

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Nicole Estwick

Nicole’s background is in PR & Communications where she has worked with Sky, HBO, Twitter, McDonalds and Ford. She delivers one-to-one appointments, workshops and events to students and recent graduates as part of the core careers service at UCL.

*Note: These figures are based on the Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21.