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Congratulations and welcome to the UCL community! Below you'll find everything you need to know about joining London's Global University. Get prepared with our checklists and find out more about what it's like to study here in the Countdown to UCL.

These pages are currently being updated for students starting in September 2019. Please check back regularly.

Checklists

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Don't miss a thing with our lists of essential, recommended and extra activities, both before and after you start.

Pre-enrolment

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Everything you need to know about the pre-enrolment process, your first step to becoming a UCL student.

Enrolment

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Find out what to expect from your in-person enrolment appointment, including what you need to bring with you.

Countdown to UCL

Weekly articles written by staff and students to help you start your UCL journey.

Click here to view all Countdown articles.

Coming to the UK
 London life

London life
 Coming to the UK

Accommodation
 Accommodation

Diversity
 Diversity

Money
 Money

Union of Students UCL
 Student's Union UCL

Love UCL
 Love UCL

Academic life
 Academic life

Student Support and Wellbeing
 Support, health and wellbeing

Coming prepared
 Coming prepared

Safety
 Safety and security

Settling in
 Settling in
 

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2019-20 Term dates

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123 September 201913 December 2019
213 January 202027 March 2020
327 April 202012 June 2020

Find out more about terms dates and college closures