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What Our Students Say

Curious about what it's like to study at UCL? Trying to decide if UCL is the best university for you? See what our students have to say about their personal experiences of studying at UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences.
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“As I've reached my clinical years, I've learnt to appreciate the advantage we have by rotating around some of the best hospitals in the country. The University College Hospital and the Royal Free are known for offering specialised modern treatments. Having access to such a large number of patients has been crucial to our learning.”
Carmen Camino Garcia - Medicine MBBS BSc Fifth Year

“When I saw the Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health program at UCL I jumped at the opportunity because it bridges both things that I love, sports and medicine. Being at UCL has opened so many doors for me to pursue exciting research and expand on my knowledge.”

Nabeelah - Masters student in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health

“Currently, I’m working on developing new drugs to try and fight antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis. The ultimate objective is to develop a novel anti-tubercular compound, which we can then use to save millions of lives.”
Liam - MRes Drug Design

 

“I came to London because of the opportunity to do my PhD in Charlie Swanton’s lab. My passion drives me to work day and night. Exploring, creating, learning. So one day we can catch up with cancer.”
Aska - PhD candidate in cancer biology

“I’d like to show that scientists come in all shapes and forms.”
Oz - PhD candidate and science communicator

 

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Watch #LifeinMedSci - a video series

Medical Sciences at UCL is much more than just being in the library or laboratory all day. From Chinese opera to Greek ‘Opa’ dancing, from photography to podcasting, from rock climbing to rock music - discover the personalities and passions of our students as they attempt to find their ideal study-life balance in London.
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UCL Open Days

Our Divisions and Institutes hold open days for prospective students find out what opportunities are on offer and talk to members of academic staff. These events can be extremely valuable in helping you make an informed choice about pursuing further study. A list of current events can be found on the Faculty's Open Day site.

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Study at UCL

UCL is recognised as a world leader in Medical Education. Our internationally recognised research, cutting-edge practices and state of the art facilities ensure that our students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in their fields. Explore our more than 60 courses across Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional levels.

Life in an International Medical University

Diversity is at the core of University College of London. UCL embraces the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are proud that our graduate population is made up of students from many different cultures and countries and reflect broad intellectual interests.

These values are fundamental to the ethos of the University, and we feel that this promotes intellectual curiosity, productivity, and success. UCL takes great pride in the diversity represented on campus.

UCL is recognized as a world leader in Medical Science Education. Our medical department is made up of students from all over the world. Medical practice is a universal practice, therefore, we feel it is critical for our student demographic to be reflected by as many countries, cultures, and backgrounds as possible. Diversity and inclusion are key to nurturing success. This is why, at UCL, an enriching educational experience is strengthened by diversity.