UCL Development & Alumni Relations Office (DARO)

Welcome to UCL’s Development and Alumni Relations Office. Our role is to work with the academic community to raise significant philanthropic funds for UCL and to develop a world-wide network of supportive alumni and other friends to help UCL achieve its goals. 

Please use the links below to find out more about the work of DARO. If you have any difficulty finding the information you need, or want to ask us any questions, please contact us and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Lori Houlihan, Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations

Developing a global network of supportive UCL alumni through a variety of programmes – from reunions to networking events and volunteering opportunities. 

Regular Giving

Varsity triumph

Encouraging alumni, staff and other friends to make regular donations to support UCL’s work.

Trust and Corporate Fundraising

Trusts and Foundations

Applying for funding from charitable organisations for UCL priority projects and supporting staff across UCL to submit effective proposals for charitable funding. 

Major Gifts & Legacies

Leadership & Legacy Giving

Raising large gifts from individuals who wish to fund projects across UCL, either during their lifetime or by remembering UCL in their will.



Managing the alumni database, keeping alumni, friends and donor details up-to-date, looking after donors, processing gifts and claiming Gift Aid.

Contact Us


Meet the team and contact them for further help and information.

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Address: Central House (2nd floor), 14 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0NN Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 3804 (internal x53804)
Email: development@ucl.ac.uk

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