UCL Open Days


Access UCL

UCL is committed to widening access to higher education. We seek to recruit and retain the academically brightest students who will thrive in the rigorous teaching and learning environment at UCL

UCL Access and Widening Participation 

UCL's Access and Widening Participation team offers an exciting range of visits, events and programmes for students in years 5-13 and adult learners who are underrepresented in higher education. We also run activities for parents and carers, and teachers and educational professionals. 

For details of all the opportunities we offer please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/wp  

UCL Access and Widening Participation

Access UCL

Access UCL is UCL's alternative offer scheme for students from groups that are underrepresented at UCL. Eligible students who successfully complete the Access UCL scheme will receive a reduced offer for the programme they have applied for. 

You can check your eligibility using our online eligibility checker. Please note that we review the eligibility criteria for Access UCL on an annual basis, and that the information currently on the checker is for 2021 entry only. Please visit this page again later in September to check your eligibility, prior to making your UCAS application

Students Estranged from their Family

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Young Adult Carers

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Care Experienced Students

If you are a care experienced applicant, who will be aged 25 or under on your first day at UCL, you are automatically eligible for Access UCL (pending verification of your time in care), please tick the ‘time in care’ box on your UCAS form so that we can contact you for verification.
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Submit a Question

Questions are submitted by email. The Access UCL team will be online answering emails throughout the Open Days, so we will get back to you as soon as we can. 

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Speak to our Team on the phone

Feel free to ring a member of our team on 020 3108 8277 if you would like to talk to somebody about Access UCL.