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 D/deaf and hard of hearing students in year 11 and year 12. 



UCL is delighted to host Envision @ UCL: a one-day event for young people of African and Caribbean heritage in year 11 and year 12.



In the spring and summer terms we host a range of subject-specific masterclasses for students in year 12. 

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.

Summer Challenge

Summer Challenge

Summer Challenge is a programme of subject-specific courses for year 12 students attending state schools in or near London. 

Summer Schools (Non-Residential)

Non-residential summer schools

Every year, UCL runs a number of non-residential summer schools for year 12 students attending state schools.

Summer Schools (Residential)

Residential summer schools

Residential Summer Schools run, in different academic subjects, from Monday-Friday, with students staying on site in university accommodation. 

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 Choices

UCL CHOICES is a series of one-day free events for year 12 students, each focusing on different subject areas and introducing you to the wealth of options for study at university.