UCL was rated the top university in the UK for research strength in the most recent Research Excellence Framework
UCL is ranked 10th in the 2021 QS World University Rankings
There have been 30 Nobel Prize laureates amongst UCL’s alumni and current and former staff to date
UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any religion, and to welcome women to university education
Read about the groundbreaking discoveries of our academics and students.
A breathing aid developed by engineers at UCL and clinicians at UCLH working with Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains is being deployed in NHS hospitals to help Covid-19 patients breathe more easily.
Water vapour has been detected in the atmosphere of a super-Earth with habitable temperatures by UCL researchers in a world first.
A second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1 after ceasing treatment, reports a paper led by researchers at UCL and Imperial College London.
Dr Helen Czerski
Lecturer, UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering, introducing UCL's new Climate Hub
Professor Sir Roger Penrose
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for work relating to black holes