University College London (UCL) is consistently ranked as one of the top UK universities and in the top 10 universities worldwide. Described by the Sunday Times as ‘an intellectual powerhouse with a world-class reputation’, UCL is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching across the academic spectrum.
UCL is the highest-ranked university in the UK for research strength (Research Excellence Framework 2014) by a measure of overall quality of research multiplied by the number of staff submissions. Outstanding results were achieved across all the subjects we offer, which range from Biomedicine, Sciences, Engineering and the Built Environment to Education, Laws, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. UCL has the highest research income of any UK university. UCL also has 29 Nobel Prize winners amongst its former staff and students.
UCL is also highly rated for its teaching quality. We offer a dynamic and challenging learning environment, and the degree programmes reflect the latest research. There is a strong emphasis on small-group teaching.
UCL is London’s global university and is committed to finding solutions to major global challenges. UCL works in cooperation with many worldwide partners and global perspectives are embedded in the undergraduate and graduate degrees. UCL attracts talented staff and students from all over the world and about 37% of the students are from countries outside the UK, and from around 150 countries. They are welcomed for the different perspectives and diversity they bring to teaching and learning at UCL.
UCL supports and enhances students’ future goals by developing their skills and employability. There is dedicated international student support as part of the UCL Careers service, and UCL Advances offers a huge range of ways to learn about, start or grow a business.
UCL is located on a compact site in the heart of London and is surrounded by the greatest concentration of libraries, museums, archives and professional bodies in Europe. As well as enhancing your studies, living and studying in London offers unrivalled networking, career, social and leisure opportunities.
UCL is committed to offering high levels of support to international students, and this includes academic support through the personal tutor system, accommodation and housing advice, English language tuition and welfare support. For more information about what UCL can offer you, visit the international section of our website at www.ucl.ac.uk/international .