Undergraduate prospectus 2022


Tour the neighbourhood

Your life in the city is a crucial part of your UCL education. Surrounded by some of the the UK's most iconic cultural and intellectual institutions, our Bloomsbury campus is a calm haven in the bustling heart of London.

Our historic Bloomsbury location

Bloomsbury itself is the historic home of Virginia Woolf and her ‘Bloomsbury Group’: writers, intellectuals, philosophers and artists who proudly challenged convention in both their lives and their work during the first half of the 20th century.


Culture and the Knowledge Quarter

London offers you an unrivalled range of culture, history, art and leisure.

UCL is in the 'Knowledge Quarter' of London, which includes over 75 academic, research, cultural, media and technology institutions large and small – from Google to the British Library.

Blue Whale exhibit at the National History Museum.

Panoramic view of the British Museum atrium.

Front entrance of the British Museum.

Our central location puts some of the world’s best-known museums and cultural and scientific institutions within walking distance. Students can take advantage of free or discounted exhibitions and lectures.

Ornate Buddha statue from behind in the corridor of a London Museum.

Exhibition hall with painting at the Tate Modern, London.

With easy transport links across London, to the rest of the UK and continental Europe, there’s always something to do, see and learn.

Sports and Leisure

Play or watch your favourite sport? Spend your leisure time at a leisurely pace?

Whatever you love to do, London spoils you for choice. 

Horse track alongside path in Hyde Park.

A cycle race at Lee Valley Velopark road race circuit.

Tennis match on Wimbledon grandstand court.

Crowd entrance to the Emirates Football Stadium.

The Oval cricket ground.

Live music and performance venues 

London is a hub of art and performance and is home to one of the worlds most vibrant music scenes.

Broaden your cultural horizons and enjoy a vibrant social life.

Red cinema seats viewed from the front.

Shaftesbury Avenue theatre signs in the rain.

Red neon sign of XOYO in Shoreditch.

A concert at a large venue.

A confetti canon explodes on to a crowd at a nightclub.

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