Information for parents and guardians of UCL students


Information for parents and guardians of UCL students

Starting university can be an anxious time for parents who want to help and support their child so that they make the most of university. This site aims to answer some of your key questions.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Read more about the support available if your child needs to self-isolate while at UCL.

Read further guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Support for your child over Reading Week

UCL continues to provide a full range of support services to all our students over Reading Week, even with London and the rest of England moving into a national lockdown on Thursday 5 November. As a parent or guardian, you can contact us directly should you have any questions or concerns about your child’s wellbeing or UCL support services by emailing yourchild@ucl.ac.uk

Read a comprehensive summary of all the support on offer.


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Choose a university

What type of a city and university is best suited to the needs and wishes of your child?

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Studying at UCL

Information for parents of UCL students about term dates, study time and academic regulations.

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Examinations at UCL

Information for parents about UCL examinations, including dates, resits, and results.

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Contact between parents and UCL

Information for parents about how we handle and share your child's data.

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Health and wellbeing

Information about how parents can help with the health and wellbeing of their child while they are studying at university.

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Opportunities at UCL

Information about the opportunities that are available to your child while at UCL

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Faith and religions

Information for parents of UCL students about the religious facilities and services available on campus.