Are you thinking of applying to UCL to study in the School of European Languages and Cultures? Are you the first in your family thinking of going to university?
In this short film (see below), you can hear the stories of lecturers and students who work or study in SELCS who were the first in their families to attend university, or who came from backgrounds less represented at their universities. Hear them speak about what motivated them to study a degree, the kinds of challenges they faced, and their advice to those thinking of applying…
Here are some links you might find useful if you don't have a family background of Higher Education:
- Information on extra careers support for students who are first-generation, from low-income households, and / or from other underrepresented groups
- Information on bursaries for UK students from low-income households
- Information on UCL’s Transition Mentoring Scheme, which is available to all first years to help with settling in and provide advice on academic and other topics