UCL Human Resources


Financial benefits

A range of financial benefits are available to UCL staff.

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Season ticket loans 

Cycle scheme

Retirement savings 

Pension schemes - allowing you to save for the future and supported by generous employer contributions. 

Moving home

House loans for certain groups of staff

Relocation scheme

Discounts on renting a property
Dexters is offering a zero deposit scheme at half price for UCL employees with contents insurance and accidental damage cover included for free. This means that UCL employees will be able to choose between paying a 5 week cash deposit at the start of the tenancy or choosing the zero deposit option. The zero deposit option comes at a cost of 1.5% of the monthly rent on top of rent - as opposed to the usual 3% without the benefit. Also Dexters is offering to UCL reduced references, one to one support and unbiased advice.

Retail discounts

@ work contemporary jewellery is offering all staff and students at UCL a 15% discount on their extensive range of beautiful Jewellery. Use this unique code at checkout to receive your discount:  ucl15

Costco membership

Software discounts 

Times Higher Education (THE) subscription  - free unlimited access

Wider wallet is a discount platform offering retail savings. Please login to view access code (UCL Staff Only)
Earn cashback and save money when you shop at over 5,000 retailers both online and in-store see https://uclbenefits.widerwallet.com/cashback
How does cashback work? Instead of going straight to a retailer’s website, search for the retailer on Top Cashback and follow the cashback link to your chosen retailer's website. In a nutshell, the retailer will send Top Cashback some commission on the sale and this is then passed back to you as cashback.

Go Ape! offer outdoor experiences and activities across 34 locations UK wide, from zip wires, to super-springy trampoline nets in the trees, to off-road Segways. Booking Code/s: UCLAPE21  

Byron – Burgers (Holborn) 20% of discount on Byron Holborn. Food items only and drinks aren’t included. If you are interested in booking tables of 8 or more, or thinking about a large weekly takeaway order then all they ask is that you give them some notice.

Leon UCL can enjoy an exclusive 15% off at all restaurants. 

Theorytest.org.uk is offering their courses completely free to UCL staff. The team runs online driving, motorcycle and LGV theory training courses and have helped hundreds of students pass their tests so far.  In addition, Theorytest has developed a standalone resource focusing on the Hazard Perception Test, which is the second part of the Theory Test. Theory Test: online driving, motorcycle and LGV theory courses, register online and track your progress. Hazard Perception Test: the second part of the Theory test, register online to access all training videos.

TOTUM is a student discount card that is also available to UCL staff.  It gives you access to exclusive deals on food and fashion, tech and travel and everything in between. Apply under the normal student application using your ucl.ac.uk email address, following the instructions in the guide below. 


Rush is offering UCL staff up to 25% off through their corporate discount scheme. To claim the offer you'll need to either book in the salon or over the telephone and quote this offer when you make your booking, you'll also need to present your UCL ID card. This offer is valid anytime, 7 days a week, terms and conditions apply; please see Rush's website for full details and to find participating salons

Slim Chickens Brunswick - 10% off solo options, meal options as well as sides and drinks (cannot be used with any other offer or discount).

Discounts at UCL for staff

UCL Centre for Languages & International Education - reduced prices 

UCL Library - free membership

UCL also has subscriptions to a variety of external resources, which staff can access for free using their UCL credentials including AdvanceHEHarvard Business Review and Times Higher Education.

Immigration support

Immigration loans

Charitable giving

Give As You Earn (GAYE)