Tour the neighbourhood

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.

Interior ceiling of the Great Court of the British Museum.

Discover events at 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.

Gallery inside the Tate Modern.

Find out about travel options in 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. 

Cyclists on the circuit at Lee Valley Velopark

Cycling at Lee Valley Velopark

Get involved with all kinds of cycling disciplines and the indoor cycling studio in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Front signage of the Emirates football ground.

Football at the Emirates

See domestic and international football fixtures at the Emirates Stadium.

Centre Court Wimbledon tennis ground.

Grand Slam tennis at Wimbledon

Witness the world's best at The Championships at Wimbledon in the summer.

The Oval cricket ground.

Test and one-day cricket at The Oval

Check out a packed schedule of world class cricket at The Oval.

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.

Cinemas abound, from Premiers at Leicester Square to the Prince Charles cinema.

Red neon XOYO signage.

Clubs for an epic night out, such as FabricHeaven and XOYO.

Theatre signs in London's West End.

The world-famous West End offers a huge variety of plays and musicals.

Concert at the 02.

Check out gig circuit staples like the Roundhouse and O2 Academy Brixton and larger venues such as the O2 Arena and Wembley Stadium.