Student Life

Read more about student life at UCL and discover more about transitioning to UCL life.

Academic support

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Find out more about the support available from your personal tutor and useful resources for improving your study skills.

UCL Doctoral school

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The UCL Doctoral School is the cross-university support platform for UCL's postgraduate research community.

Specific student groups

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Discover a range of information and support at UCL for students from underrepresented groups.

Transition mentor programme

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Transition is a mentoring programme for all UCL first year undergraduates.

Welcome stories

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We're gathering hints, tips, and experiences from current students to help with starting UCL. So, read more if you want to know what it's like to start UCL.

Student life checklist

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Starting at university can feel exciting and daunting, but there is no need to worry. Complete all the relevant tasks in this checklist and you can ensure your arrival and first few weeks go smoothly.

Welcome emails

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Missed out on one of our Welcome emails? Use the archive below to catch up on everything we've sent to new students.

International Students

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If you're an international student, check out our international student support pages for even more information.