UCL Giving


Support a faculty, department or centre

UCL research takes place within and across our 11 faculties. Explore the opportunities to support our faculties, and the departments and centres they're home to, below.

The UCL community is diverse and inclusive. Across our faculties, we have researchers tackling grand challenges in health, culture, policy, business and beyond.

The size and scale of our university allow UCL donors to co-shape research and activity in areas close to their hearts. In fields ranging from economic policy to cultural heritage to climate change, our researchers are exploring new possibilities thanks to the backing of visionary supporters.

On this page, you can explore existing opportunities to support UCL's faculties, departments and centres.

Get in touch

To discuss making a donation, please contact us:

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3108 9037

Arts & Humanities

With its world-class reputation, the Faculty of Arts & Humanities is one of great intellectual diversity and unrivalled breadth. 

Home to Arts & Sciences, English, European Social & Political Studies, Greek & Latin, Hebrew & Jewish Studies, Information Studies, Philosophy, Modern Languages, and the Slade School of Fine Art, we are a faculty of inquiry, transformation and social engagement. 

European & International Social & Political Studies

Support the areas of greatest importance within European & International Social & Political Studies, from supporting student scholarships to investing in new facilities. 

Greek & Latin

Support student welfare in the Department of Greek & Latin at a time when the humanities nationally are under severe financial strains. 

The Slade School of Fine Art

Support the Slade in remaining an open and inclusive environment for future artists to experiment, develop and thrive. 

The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment

At The Bartlett, UCL’s global faculty of the built environment, our departments explore their fields in-depth, striving to push the boundaries of knowledge in their specialist areas. They work to develop new responses to some of the world's most-pressing issues. This comes together in our multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary faculty, united by the radical spirit of UCL. 

The Bartlett Promise 

The Bartlett Promise is a long-term project to attract students from a broader range of backgrounds to tackle the lack of diversity in the built environment. 

For more information, please contact Anjali Singh - Senior Philanthropy Manager (Bartlett): a.singh@ucl.ac.uk

Brain Sciences

The UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences is a global leader in research and education into the mind and brain, and home to some of the most influential and creative academics in the field. Our vision for the future is to use our world-leading expertise in brain sciences to solve some of the world’s greatest health challenges, transforming society by reducing the global burden of disease.

A new home for 21st-century neuroscience

Support UCL’s new neuroscience centre. Built to translate fundamental research into cures, it will bring clinicians, researchers, industry partners and patients together in one of the world's most exciting research environments.

Engineering Sciences

For over 190 years UCL Engineering has been at the cutting edge of the discipline, home to some of the most successful engineering departments in the UK. We work across a broad range of disciplines, but everything we do brings discoveries closer to the people who need them. 

UCL Computer Science

With your help, we can provide more life-changing scholarships for talented students whose circumstances may have held them back. Learn more about donating to UCL Computer Science.

IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society

IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society works across education, culture, psychology and social science to create lasting and evolving change in a real-world context. We embrace cross-pollination, collaboration and excellence to create a future that is inclusive and just, through world-leading education, research and enterprise. 

Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Education 

Support research into climate change and sustainability education which shapes the development of outstanding, free professional development for all teachers and school leaders. 

For more information, please contact Nick Marsden, Deputy Head of Major Gifts, n.marsden@ucl.ac.uk

Centre for Holocaust Education 

Support the development of high-impact programmes which deepen knowledge and understanding of the genocide and powerfully explore its contemporary significance.


UCL Laws is a law faculty for the world: a diverse and progressive community of researchers, students, leading academics and alumni embedded in a top, research-oriented university. 

Centre for Access to Justice

Support the Centre for Access to Justice to enable vulnerable communities in London to access free legal advice.

UCL's Inclusive Law School

Support UCL's Inclusive Law School to make education more accessible through scholarships and funding.

Life Sciences

The UCL Faculty of Life Sciences is home to a vibrant community of outstanding students, researchers and academics, supported by a committed professional services team who together research, teach and study the science and biology of life.

UCL School of Pharmacy

Support the work of one of the most highly rated pharmacy schools in the UK. 

Mathematical & Physical Sciences

UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences encompasses the logical, experimental and mathematical study of our universe. Front-line research feeds directly into our teaching programmes, and our students benefit from access to first-class laboratory facilities.


Support the work of the third oldest mathematics department in England.

Physics & Astronomy

Support our students and world-leading research in physics and astronomy.


Medical Sciences

The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences is at the forefront of innovation and research in the medical sciences. Our research leaders and dedicated NHS-based teachers provide our students with the highest quality education and training. 

Cancer research

Right now, one in two of us will get cancer. At UCL, our world-leading cancer ecosystem is working to change that for the future. And donors can power that change.

UCL Medical School

Philanthropy creates new paths for students. Help UCL Medical School students be the best they can be by giving to our dedicated fund.

Population Health Sciences

The UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences is a global leader in public health research working across disciplines to unravel the complex urgent health challenges facing everyone today. We utilise the best scientific approaches including innovation in clinical trials, informatics, omics, data science, social science research and epidemiology to solve societal health problems. 

Institute for Women’s Health

You can support radical change in the care of the specific health needs of women and their babies by investing in the Institute for Women’s Health. Better lives for women and babies across the world.

School of Slavonic & East European Studies 

The UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES) is one of the UK’s largest institutions for research and teaching on Russia, the Baltics, and Central, Eastern and South-East Europe. 

The school has been providing insightful and quality research for over a hundred years. Our multidisciplinary approach champions area-based study, providing wide-ranging analysis of the history, politics, economics, languages and culture of the region. 

Support SSEES

Support the areas of greatest importance within the School of Slavonic & East European Studies, from supporting student scholarships to investing in new facilities.


Social & Historical Sciences

UCL Social & Historical Sciences is a large and vibrant community of academics and students working in eight departments and institutes: the departments of Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, History of Art and Political Science, and the institutes of the Americas, Archaeology and Advanced Studies. Our interests span the globe, as we seek to understand the social, political, economic, cultural and environmental processes that have shaped the world over time.

100 in 10 

The 100 in 10 initiative is a strategic vision for the Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences to recruit and graduate 100 PhD students from Black British, British Bangladeshi and British Pakistani backgrounds over 10 years. These three BME categories are statistically the most under-represented in UK higher education, including at UCL and within SHS.

For more information, please contact Kate Birch - Senior Philanthropy Manager: kate.birch@ucl.ac.uk

Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery

Support the work of the Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery, providing funding for our important efforts in documenting the histories and legacies of slavery in the Caribbean as well as Britain.