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Student support

As a UCL international foundation year student, you’ll have access to a variety of support. Find out more about the personal and academic assistance the UPC offers, as well as the wide range of central UCL services.
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Personal Tutors

You'll have weekly one-to-one tutorials with your personal tutor. They’ll support you with academic and personal matters throughout the course.

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UPC Student Mentors

You'll have your own student mentor who will be a former UPC student. They can support you with non-academic issues and help you settle into life at UCL.

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Health & Wellbeing

The UPC has its own dedicated health & wellbeing tutor to support you during your time on the course. You'll also have access to a wide range of central UCL services.

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We offer scholarships for students from forced migration backgrounds, and a scholarship for the top-performing student on each UPC pathway, supporting them throughout their undergraduate studies at UCL. Plus, find out about the UCL Global Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Applying to undergraduate degrees (UCAS)

We'll support with your UCAS applications to undergraduate degree programmes. You'll receive personalised guidance from a dedicated education advisor.

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Oxbridge preparation

Applications to Oxbridge (Oxford and Cambridge) are highly competitive and need early preparation. Find out what support we offer if you’re eligible to apply.

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Law degree preparation (LNAT)

If you plan to study Law after the UPC, you’ll need to take the national admissions test for Law (LNAT). Find out how we prepare you for this exam.  

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Maths degree preparation (STEP)

You might need to take the STEP entrance exam if you’re applying to a Mathematics degree at a competitive university, including UCL. Find out more about the exam and how UCL can support you.

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UCL International Student Support

Find key information and advice on how best to prepare, settle in, and enjoy your new life in the UK.

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Visas and immigration

Guidance for international students coming to study at UCL. Find out more about visa applications, immigration rules and working in the UK.

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The UCL accommodation team can assist you in finding suitable accommodation. They can also help you settle into your new home.

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Students' Union UCL

Students' Union UCL offers a free, confidential and independent advice and support service. This covers academic issues, housing, employment, financial and other university-related matters.