If you have any questions about the event please contact Lucy Salmon.

E: l.salmon@ucl.ac.uk

T: +44(0)20 7679 3089

UCL Year 12 Gateways Conferences

In July 2014, UCL will be holding a series of interdisciplinary Year 12 conferences, designed to give a taste of what studying at university is like. The conferences will provide helpful information about applying to competitive universities, and give you the opportunity to meet current students and members of academic staff. The themes that will be addressed in the 2014 conferences are given below.

  • Global Health - Tuesday, 15th July 2014
  • The Rise of the City - Wednesday, 16th July 2014
  • Language and Culture - Thursday, 17th July 2014
  • Human Wellbeing - Friday, 18th July 2014

The programmes for these conferences and the departments participating will be confirmed shortly after the Easter break.

If you would like to register your interest in these conferences, please complete the online expression of interest form. We will use the details that you provide to contact you once applications open.

2012 Conference

Eligibility Guidelines

We ask that students meet the following academic criteria when applying for an activity:

  • have achieved at least five A/A*s at GCSE
  • are likely to achieve a minimum of ABB at A level or
  • at least 34 points at IB (please note that for subject specific activity students must be on track to meet the degree programme’s minimum entry requirements)
  • are taking at least two subjects from UCL's list of preferred A levels.

Our post-16 activities are funded by UCL’s Access Agreement and Widening Participation funds and are aimed at gifted and talented students from underrepresented backgrounds who might not otherwise apply to UCL. Students must be attending a state school and priority will be given to students who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • will be the first generation in their family to attend university
  • will be the first generation in their family to attend university
  • come from neighbourhoods with low overall progression rates to higher educationin
  • local authority care
  • parents from non-professional occupations
  • have been eligible for free school meals within the past five years.