Psychoanalysis Unit


Current Students


Welcome to UCL!

Enrolment is organised by the UCL Student and Registry Services who will contact you and ask you to pre-enrol. Once you have completed the pre-enrolment process, you will receive confirmation of your enrolment.

If you have not received notification of your enrolment date by 21 September 2023 please contact newstudents@ucl.ac.uk

It is advised that you enrol within two weeks of your programme start date. You will not have access to University facilities until you have completed the enrolment process.

International students can enrol earlier as part of the International Student Orientation Programme.

Continuing students need to re-enrol online via PORTICO. Instructions about re-enrolment will be sent to your UCL email address during the summer so please check your email account.

Induction events

PhD in Psychoanalytic Studies

Thursday 5th October 2023

  • Welcome meeting with PhD staff and students including a brief introduction to the programme and an opportunity to talk informally with staff and students.

The induction meeting will be followed by the following Core Course seminars:

Discussion Group (1.30-2.30pm) and Work-in-Progress Workshop (2.45-3.45pm)

Central Online Induction 

These online Inductions introduce new students to UCL Professional Services, including SSW, Sustainability, Library Services, the Doctoral School and Connected Learning. 

Division of Psychology and Language Sciences (PALS)

Wednesday 27th September 2023
Online event - link to be sent to new students

  •  1.00pm Introduction to the Division 
  •  1.30pm Ethics applications, risk assessments and GDPR
  •  1.45pm Briefing for new PhD Students on 2nd year Labs/mini projects
  •  1.55pm Postgraduate Peer Group
  •  2.05pm Sustainability at UCL
  •  2.15pm "Translational Research within UCL"

4.30pm onwards Welcome party for all postgraduate students. To be held in the Psychology common room (3rd floor)

Faculty of Brain Sciences PGR Induction

Date and Time - TBC

PGR Faculty Induction including short welcome videos from the Doctoral School. To let students know something about the the wealth of facilities offered to research students, and to give new students a flavour of the exciting research community at UCL. The sessions will introduce you to the Pro-Vice-Provost of the Doctoral School as well as other members of UCL. Information will be provided about what the Doctoral School can offer you during your time at UCL.