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UCAS code: U80

Welcome to University College London, the capital's leading multi-disciplinary university with 8,000 staff and 25,000 students. Our university is a modern, outward-looking institution, committed to engaging with the major issues of our times. We have a global reach - almost two-thirds of our student body come from outside the UK, from 150 countries. UCL today is a true academic powerhouse.
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

79%

High

Political

70%

High

Varied union activities

78%

High

Creative

67%

Medium

Sporty

67%

Medium

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% Medium
Average graduate salary £26k High
Student satisfaction score 78% Low

Number of students

46,835

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

51%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

0%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

43%

of students are male

Young / Mature

6%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

54%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

341 comments (88 students)
    • The library in my Institute is often packed with students from other faculties, which means it can be hard for students from my department to find space to use its amazing resources. Overall the facilities are broadly very good, although inevitably they are also fairly expensive.

      2024, 1st year student, Archaeology

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    • Student Union bars are very good, and extremely cheap. However, the student union itself can be rather too large and distant with some questionable choices in the allocation of student union funds.

      2024, 1st year student, Archaeology

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    • I got a room at Garden Halls which is a UoL accommodation, the rooms are nice with sufficient space

      2024, 1st year student, Pharmacy

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    • Cost of living is quite understandably high in London, a factor that you might need to take some time considering before moving to London

      2024, 1st year student, Pharmacy

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    • The pharmacy course at UCL is quite demanding, there is an awful lot you are required to do on your own but that also means that you get to spend a lot of time with your friends studying

      2024, 1st year student, Pharmacy

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    • Wide range of societies and clubs offered at UCL, which I am rather certain that you’ll finding something to your appetite

      2024, 1st year student, Pharmacy

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