New students

Welcome to UCL! This 'New Students' homepage is designed to make each step of your journey to joining UCL as smooth as possible. Feel prepared with our checklists and enrolment advice in 'Your Journey to Joining UCL', or learn more about the events and activities that will be happening in your first few weeks in 'Welcome activities'.

Your Journey to Joining UCL

A new student asking Welcome Ambassadors questions in Welcome Week

Everything you'll need in your journey to joining UCL: checklists, online inductions, visa advice and pre-enrolment explained.

January 2024 Welcome

Students talking to each other in the main quad.

Arriving at UCL in January 2024? Read about Student Welcome and Induction events and activities taking place.

New Students' Guide

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Check out our New Students' Guide and find out lots of useful information about joining UCL in September 2023.


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Check out your timetable, email, study spaces, what's going on around campus and lots lots more on the UCL GO app!

Welcome activities September 2023

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Find out what's happening at Bloomsbury and East during Welcome. What time SU events are, what building ID card collection is in and how to get to UCL for the first time.