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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.

LGBTQ+ students

Link to LGBT+ students

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

Mature students

Link to Mature students

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 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.

Students who are pregnant or adopting

Pregnant woman

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

Care experienced students

Link to Care leavers

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

Estranged students

Link to Estranged students

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

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.

Support for BME students


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

Distance learners

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