Access and Widening Participation


Year 12 and 13

Discover UCL

Discover UCL summer school

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


Resources for young people in Years 12 and 13

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



UCL is delighted to host Envision@UCL: an online event for young people of African and Caribbean heritage in Years 10-12.

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. 

Year 13 Personal Statement Workshops

Year 13 personal statement workshops

A series of free workshops to support Year 13s in writing their UCAS Personal Statements. 

UCL Choices With...

UCL Choices

UCL Choices With... is a series of free virtual events for year 12 students. The sessions will be A level subject specific, giving you an insight into the courses available that require the subjects that you are studying.



During February half-term week, we host a range of subject-specific Masterclasses for students in Year 12. 

UCL/Sutton Trust Summer Schools

Residential 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)

Realising Opportunities

Realising Opportunities

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

Student Shadowing Scheme

Student Shadowing Scheme

The Student Shadowing Scheme is an exciting opportunity for students to come into UCL and experience what life is really like as an undergraduate student.

Y12 LondonMed Summer School

Parents and careers

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

Virtual Visits for Years 12-13

Post-16 school visits to UCL

We can host virtual visits with a bespoke programme of sessions for UK State schools.

Target Medicine Mentoring Programme

Target Medicine Mentoring

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. 

UCL East Schools Engagement


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