UCL Open Days


Planning your day

To really get a sense of what UCL can offer we recommend that you try to spend at least 4 hours with us. Forward planning will help ensure that you get the very most out of the day.

UCL graduate open day
Start by checking the extensive series of talks we have on offer and remember that, as places are limited, you will need to book your spot in advance for any subject specific talks you would like to go to.

See our subject talks

Apart from those talks which require booking, look out too for taster sessions, demonstrations, tours of departments or drop-in opportunities to meet with academic staff and/or students who are currently studying in the department. Admissions representatives will be available at the Faculty Fair, which is taking place in the North Cloisters in the Wilkins Building.

Be sure to put some time aside to visit our Student Services Fair and chat to representatives from across Student Services, the Careers Service, Accommodation and Students’ Union UCL.

Also identify which of the general information sessions (running at various points throughout the day) you wish to attend. These talks don’t require any prior booking and cover topics such as: an introduction to UCL; making an application; student finance; accommodation and more.

Think too about any facilities you wish to view whilst you are on the campus. That might be some of our student accommodation – a short walk away – or one of our libraries or on-campus museums.

Campus Tours
Look out for the large team of UCL students who will be on hand throughout the day to help guide you to where you need to be and to answer any questions you may have. They are a brilliant resource and will be easy to spot in their yellow t-shirts. UCL students are approachable and friendly. But don’t just take our word for it – go and talk to them yourself. They will give you all the insider info you are looking for as to what being a UCL student is really like!

If you are unfamiliar with London you may also like to build in time to explore the local area surrounding UCL: Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road, Regent’s Park and the British Museum (to name but a few places) are all nearby.

Finally, don’t forget to fuel up during the day by visiting one of the many on-campus catering facilities, which will offer a variety of food and drink options.