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Information and support for specific student groups

There is a range of support at UCL for students from particular groups. Find out more about this here.

Care experienced students

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We're committed to supporting young people who have left a care environment and a range of additional support is available.

Distance learners

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If you're studying away from campus, you can still access a wide range of support services.

Estranged students

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Studying at university can present extra challenges for estranged students, but additional support is available.

LGBTQ+ students

Link to LGBT+ students

Information for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer or another minority sexual orientation.

Mature students

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If you are 21+ years old on your first day of study at UCL, you are a mature student and may have additional support.

Students affected by bereavement

Coping with bereavement

If you have been affected by bereavement, there are a range of supports to help you deal with this.

Students of faith

Link to Religion and faith

UCL is a secular institution but is committed to providing an inclusive environment where students of all religions, and none, can thrive.

Students who are pregnant or adopting

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Comprehensive support is available for students who become pregnant during their studies or are planning on having a child.

Students with children

Link to Student parents

If you're a student and a parent, UCL can provide support and facilities to help you manage your studies alongside family life.

Support for BME students

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We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all including our black, minority ethnic (BME) community.