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Student experience

Find out more about what it's like to study at the Faculty of Medical Sciences. Meet your course leaders, hear from our students, and find out how they've been supporting the Covid recovery effort.
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Your course leaders

Find out more about our programme leaders and what they are involved in inside and outside of UCL.

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What our students say

Our students give us their verdict on their experience of studying at the UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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Day in the life

Get an authentic sense of life at UCL by following a day in the life of some of our medical science students.

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Supporting the Covid effort

Our students' heroic efforts on Covid wards, the vaccine rollout, fitting PPE, and handling calls for NHS 111.

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Covid recovery challenge

We challenged students to design solutions to solve problems raised by Covid-19. See what they created.

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Faculty Prizes

Each year, our students win a range of Dean's awards, medals, and scholarships. See our winners.

More than just a medical degree

At UCL, you can continue to develop your passions, inside and outside of medicine. Our students are involved in music, sport, activism, and a variety projects that encourage positive mental and sexual health. Find out more about the opportunities that await you.

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Astronomy

MBBS student George on astronomy, space medicine, and campaigning for LGBT+ sexual health education.

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Music

Violinist and MSc student Shreya is exploring possibilities for instrumentalists with physical disabilities.

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Martial arts

Applied Medical Sciences student Nora on kickboxing and working as a first-aider with St Johns Ambulance.

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Mental health

MBBS student Martin is passionate about public health policy and improving mental health in schools.

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I'd like to become a doctor who engages with society and the environment.