New students

Congratulations and welcome to UCL. This 'New Students' homepage is designed to make each step of your journey to joining UCL as smooth as possible. Get prepared with our checklists in 'Your Journey to Joining UCL', or learn more about UCL by reading other students' experiences with our 'Student Articles'.

Your Journey to Joining UCL

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Everything you'll need in your journey to joining UCL: checklists, online inductions, and pre-enrolment explained.

Your Campus

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Get to know the UCL campus: how best to get here, how to navigate your way around, and what facilitates you'll find when you arrive.

Your Learning

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There are lots of different resources to support you whilst you study. Learn more about Moodle (our virtual learning environment), the library, and what to expect from academic life at UCL.

Your Support

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Sometimes life at university can be challenging. In this section, we've compiled the help available to you. From looking after your mental health and wellbeing to keeping on top of your finances.

Your Students' Union

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See how you can get involved and make the most of your time at UCL by looking at what is on offer at your Students' Union.

Your Future

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Finishing university might seem far off, but there are great opportunities to seize along the way to support your future. This section looks at travel abroad, volunteering, careers services, and the alumni community.

International Students

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Coming to study at UCL as an international student? These dedicated pages will help guide you through visas, healthcare, and settling in life in the UK.

Student Articles

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A series of articles and blogs, written by students and staff, to give you insight into the UCL experience.

Information for Parents of Students

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Find out about how you, as a parent or guardian, can help your child settle into university life.