Access and Widening Participation


Year 12 and 13

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Information, Advice and Guidance

Online and in-person events for Year 12 students from the least represented groups in Higher Education covering a host of topics.

Resources for young people in Years 12 and 13


Online information and resources for young people in Years 12 and 13. 

UCL Study Prep

UCL Study Prep

UCL Study Prep is a free online course for students in Year 13 who are preparing to study at university. 

Realising Opportunities

Realising Opportunities

UCL is a member of Realising Opportunities (RO), a unique collaboration of leading, research intensive universities across the country. 

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Experience UCL

An exciting opportunity for young people who are care experienced, a young carer, a forced migrant, estranged from parent(s), from the Gypsy or Traveller community or who have a disability to experience what life is like as an UCL student.

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Discover UCL

The Discover UCL Summer School is an exciting opportunity exclusively for deaf and hard of hearing students in Year 12. 


UCL East Schools Engagement

Connecting schools and young people who are local to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with expertise across the university.

Residential summer schools

UCL/Sutton Trust Summer Schools

The UCL Summer Schools are an exciting opportunity for Year 12* students to learn more about their chosen subject and explore what studying at UCL might be like.

*(S5 in Scotland, Year 13 in Northern Ireland)

Parents and careers

Y12 LondonMed Summer School

This Year 12 Summer School is run jointly by four London medical schools and will provide an insight into studying medicine in London.

Target Medicine Mentoring

Target Medicine Mentoring Programme

The Target Medicine Mentoring Scheme is a year-long programme for Year 12 students from underrepresented backgrounds with the potential and desire to go to medical school.

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UCL Cancer Institute Taster Day

An interactive in person experience for Year 12 students to hear from UCL researchers, scientists, and medical professionals.

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UCL School of Management Non-Residential Summer School

An interactive, week-long summer school for Year 12 students in London and its surrounding areas.