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Faith & Religion Resources

Information on resources for Faith and Religion

Students and staff can get in contact with the UCL Chaplain and Interfaith Adviser Reverend Lizzie Baughen for any issue regarding their faith or religion in confidence or if they don’t identify with a faith at all.

Places to worship


  • Large prayer room with ablution facilities attached to it on level B2 of the student centre (27-28 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AW)
  • Next door to that, there is a silent meditation room where you can meditate, pray silently or practise mindfulness   
Other places to worship in London


  • The Anchorage is a church for students set up by the Church of England, based at the LSE Faith Centre, in the heart of London- in person services from 5-7pm in the LSE Faith Centre in the Saw Swee Hock Building, London School of Economics, WC2A 2AE. The nearest station is Holborn on the Central line.
  • Newman House is the Roman Catholic chaplaincy for students in London. It is based on Gower Street, very close to the main UCL campus.
  • St Pancras Church is the nearest Anglican (Church of England) church to UCL. Its main services take place at 10am and 6pm on Sundays. 


  • The London Buddhist Centre runs meditation, yoga and mindfulness classes. It is located in Bethnal Green. The nearest tube is Bethnal Green, on the Central Line
  • The West London Buddhist Centre runs courses and drop-in sessions in mindfulness, Buddhism, meditation, yoga and qigong. It is located in Paddington. The nearest tube is Royal Oak, on the Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines.


  • The Central Synagogue is the nearest synagogue to UCL. Rabbi Gavin Broder, the Jewish Chaplain to UCL, runs the Student Lounge there.


  • The Radha Krishna Temple is the nearest Hindu temple to UCL, located just off Soho Square, about a 10-minute walk from the main campus. The nearest tube is Tottenham Court Road on the Central and Northern lines.
  • The Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, often know as the 'Neasden Temple' is located in north-west London. The nearest tube is Neasden, on the Jubilee line.


  • The British Humanist Association runs campaigns and events in London. The nearest Sunday Assembly meets at 11am on the first and third Sundays of the month at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square. The nearest tube is Holborn, on the Central and Piccadilly lines.



  • The Central Gurdwara is the oldest established place of Sikh worship in Europe. It is located in West London. The nearest tube is Shepherds Bush on the Central line.

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