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Why UCL?

Join us to transform how the world is understood, how knowledge is created and shared and the way that global problems are solved. Hear from our staff about what it's like working at our university and why a career at UCL is a unique opportunity.

Hear from our people

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Thalia Anagnostopoulou

"What attracted me to UCL - it is such a large organisation so there is a wider scope to make a difference"

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Josh Du Sautoy

"The team here at UCL is the best I’ve worked with. They all care a lot about the students and are excellent at their jobs."

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Sophie Acton

"I have amazing talented peers working in all fields of research who I feel inspired by when we exchange ideas and find ways to work together"

What makes UCL special?

Our staff have told us it is UCL's:

  • game-changing people who are world leaders in their respective fields 
  • international community of staff and students from more than 150 countries
  • values - commitment to excellence and advancement on merit, fairness and equality, diversity, collegiality and community building, inclusiveness, openness, ethically acceptable standards of conduct, fostering innovation and creativity, developing leadership, environmental sustainability
  • London location within the 'museum mile' providing the best access to archives, collections, libraries, research institutes and more
  • excellent reward and benefits package for all staff
  • ambition for the future - including the opening of our new campus, UCL East and the transformation of our Bloomsbury campus.

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Our vision, values and culture 

Introduction to UCL

 

 

Key Benefits

  • 27 days annual leave, six closure days + statutory holidays
  • From day one: enhanced maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and four weeks paid paternity/partners leave
  • A one-term gender equality sabbatical for academics returning from maternity leave 
  • An excellent pension scheme - 18% employer contribution (USS) & 16% employer contribution (SAUL)
  • Season ticket loans and a cycle scheme
  • The option to purchase an NUS Extra card
  • A free programme of training courses and development opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including an Employee Assistance Programme 

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