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 Information for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer or another minority sexual orientation. 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 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 Comprehensive support is available for students who become pregnant during their studies or are planning on having a child. Care experienced students We're committed to supporting young people who have left a care environment and a range of additional support is available. Estranged students Studying at university can present extra challenges for estranged students, but additional support is available. Students of 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 If you're studying away from campus, you can still access a wide range of support services.