United Kingdom

University College London

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Rank 8 Location Gower St, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom Established 1826 International Students 18000
Famous Courses BSc (Hons), MMath, BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MSci, MChem, MComp, BEng (Hons), MEng, LLB (Hons), MPhys, MSc, LLM, MBA, MA, MSc, MRes, PGCE, PGCert, PGDip International Fees 17,710 GBP

University College London UK

University College London is the oldest and largest college of the University of London, and is known as 'London's Global University.' It was founded 195 years ago in 1826 and is located in London, United Kingdom.

University City London is a member of the Russell Group of United Kingdom institutions, as well as the League of European Research Universities, a consortium of European research universities that aims to influence European policy and establish best practise through mutual sharing of experience. University College of London has a total of 30 Nobel Laureates among its personnel and alumni, with 840 professors and 7,000 academic staff members working across 11 faculties on research and teaching. Students at University City London benefit from partnerships with a number of important teaching institutions, including the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, the Royal Free Hospital, and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

University College London is actively pushing the concept of education for global citizenship in order to ensure that students have the freedom and encouragement to explore ideas from many cultural viewpoints while working on international initiatives.

Service For International Students

The International Office at University College London hosts an orientation programme for new international students prior to the start of the semester, assisting you in settling into your new surroundings so you can hit the ground running.

Every undergraduate is allocated a personal tutor, however departments can recruit departmental and faculty tutors if they are needed. Your individual instructor can assist you with the following:

  • Getting a handle on life at University College of London with the help of practical advice, support, and encouragement
  • Opportunities to talk about your academic achievement and gain confidence in your ability to learn independently
  • If things get rough, there's aid available, ranging from tips on how to stay on track with your studies to referrals to specialists.
  • Ways to improve your academic performance and expand your CV
  • Throughout your studies, you will have a trusted point of contact who will help you make the most of your time at the university.

The University College of London Student Union also features one of the most diverse ranges of clubs and societies in the United Kingdom, making it appealing to individuals who want to socialise outside of the classroom.


  • Ranked 7th position in the Times University Guide 2022
  • Ranked 9th position in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Ranked 8th position in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2022
  • Ranked 18th position in the (THE)  World University Rankings 2022
  • Ranked 17th position in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021

According to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, University College London is the finest university in the United Kingdom for research strength, producing the most 'world leading' research.

The University College of London Institute of Education has been ranked as the best university in the world for the study of education for the past eight years (Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings by Subject), and it was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2015, which recognises excellence, innovation, and public benefit in the work of United Kingdom colleges and universities.


All full-time international undergraduate and postgraduate students are provided housing, which includes catered Halls of Residence, self-catered student housing, catered inter-collegiate halls, and privately rented housing organised by partner organisations.


University College London is located in Bloomsbury, in the heart of London, near a multitude of intellectual resources such as museums and libraries, academic and professional bodies, theatres, hospitals, and medical institutes.

A new state-of-the-art University College of London East campus close to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is also being created, which will eventually seat 4,000 students and 260 academic staff and bring together eight University College of London faculties.


  • Alexander Graham Bell (Inventor )
  • Christopher Nolan (Hollywood renowned director)
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Junichiro Koizumi (Prime Minister of Japan)
  • Chris Martin (Coldplay )
  • Ricky Gervais (Comedian)
  • Francis Crick (Co-discoverer of DNA structure)
  • William Ramsay (discoverer of Noble gases)
  • Rabindranath Tagore
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Under graduate

  • Archaeology with a Placement Year BA
  • Archaeology with a Year Abroad BA
  • Architectural and Interdisciplinary Studies BSc
  • Danish and Hungarian BA
  • Danish and Hebrew BA
  • Danish and German BA

Post graduate

  • Audiological Science MSc
  • Architectural History MA
  • Museum Studies MA
  • Social Research MRes
  • Stroke Medicine MRes
  • Crime Science MSc

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First Term Starts September 27, 2021
College Reading Week November 8, 2021
First Term Ends December 17, 2021
Christmas Vacation December 23, 2021 to January 04 2022
Second Term Start January 10, 2022
Second Term Ends March 25, 2022
Easter Vacation April 12 to 19 , ,2022
Third Term starts April 25, ,2022
May Day May 2, 2022
Third Term ends Jnue 10, 2022


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