About University College London
Our university is a modern, outward-looking institution, committed to engaging with the major issues of our times. One of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, UCL today is a true academic powerhouse.
UCL is among the world's top universities, as reflected in performance in a range of rankings and tables. We have a global reach and global vision. Almost two-thirds of our student body come from outside the UK, attracted from 150 countries around the globe.
UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any class, race or religion, and the first to welcome women on equal terms with men. UCL has the best academic to student ratio in the UK (1:10), enabling small class sizes and outstanding individual support (Times 2013). UCL is one of the top two universities in the UK for the number of professors, which means that our students are taught by the most highly qualified experts in their field (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2011).
UCL provides an environment that encourages students to be ambitious yet idealistic. In 2013 alone, UCL students participated in 41,500 hours of voluntary work and set up 80 social enterprises and 25 student businesses..
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