UCL (University College London)

Night life

How would you rate your university towns night life?
Night life
8.5 / 10

(based on ratings in 2016)


"There are many good clubs in London and UCL often hosts events exclusively for us."
"There are lots of pubs and some offer cheap deals. We have a range of clubs that are easily accessible by foot and transport. There is also bowling nearby and many shops, parks and museums."
"A lot of different activities are available if you want to go out and there are pubs everywhere. As for clubs, they are usually very expensive in London so it eats quite a lot of your money every time you go out. The nightclubs are quite diverse so there is always something to please everyone."
"Our student bars are affordable but a bit cheesy, like LOOP for example. London has some incredible nightlife with places like Egg and Fabric but it also has some stupidly expensive places too."
"As expected for London, there is something to do almost every night. The university has its sports night at a local club on a Wednesday. However, the students' union club/bar is often not very popular due to its recent increase on entry price. The Night Tube on weekends means that students can easily travel around London to many different clubs."
"There are tons of pubs around UCL and the surrounding areas (Soho, Camden and Tottenham Court Road). In terms of activities there are many cinemas, theatres, restaurants, coffee places, a bowling alley and a gentlemen's club to name a few."
"There is a huge variety of clubs, pubs and other activities. I love it. There are things like UV parties, pub crawling and themed nights etc. However, the queues are pretty long and you have to buy tickets in advance. Tickets are quite expensive as well."
"Every kind of nightlife imaginable is available to students in London. There are many cheap nights as well as more exclusive bars and clubs and nothing is off-limits in terms of nightlife. It can be overwhelming for some as it is not all close together as in other university towns."
"There are plenty of clubs, though most have music that I don't particularly enjoy (pop, dance, fairly mainstream electro, R&B) even though there is great variety (there's Koko but then there's Jazz Cafe and the Crobar). Because we're so close to Camden and Soho, there's something for everyone. There are nice pubs on pretty much every corner. Student pubs are decent (and cheap) and there are plenty of theatres and cinemas etc, which is great. Lots of student events are going on around as well."
"We have pubs everywhere, student nights and events in clubs every night of the week. There are also opportunities to relax in student bars, go to the theatre or exhibitions and other non-drinking events. The social life here doesn't revolve around alcohol if you don't want it to."


"London is one of the best cities to be in as a student as there's so much to do. It is quite an expensive city, but you can find some cheap/free things to do too. Check out the website TimeOut!"
"Busy and varied but with London prices to go along with it."
"London has a great nightlife."
"London easily has the best clubs and far more than anywhere else. There are plenty of different styles of club (grime, cheese etc) all within a reasonable distance. Also, there are many cinemas, pubs and unrivalled shopping experiences."
"There is so much to do in London! Clubs, bars, pubs, theatre, movies, dining places... There's surely something for everyone."
"There are many clubs and bars to choose from every night."
"It's London, what isn't there?"
"It's in the centre of London so we're close to all major club venues, bars and pubs. There's great transport links from nearby stations too."
"A lot. London is huge but can sometimes be so big that it's hard to work out what to do. I especially found this during my first year."
"Clubs, museums and lots of places to eat."

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