UCL (University College London)

Pros

What are the best things about studying at your university?

2017

"Being a world class university means that the resources available to us are immense. The labs, the books and the buildings are great! The people and the connections in the university and the vast range of extracurricular activities are amazing."
"We're in a good location near to central London and close to the underground and bus stops, with lots of opportunities for jobs and internships. The library is open 24 hours and we have a wide range of facilities and good labs."
"We're at the heart of lots of important and groundbreaking research. It really shows how your degree is useful and applicable to the larger picture."
"We have opportunities to join so many different clubs and societies as well as opportunities to study abroad."
"The location is incredible and there are so many opportunities for me to get involved in interactive learning for my course at the British Library and the Globe theatre etc. The staff are really great and so are the people I've met here. The course itself is very thorough."
"You are taught by the researchers at the cutting edge of your discipline. The work is extremely challenging."
"We are very lucky to be able to be lectured/guest-lectured by world-renowned researchers. The library services are excellent and we have access to huge amounts of information both in libraries and online thanks to UCL's deals with newspapers and such. I'm particularly fond of the multicultural environment as well as the wide range of daily talks, events and activities hosted within the students' union's societies and clubs. The recognition, the new buildings and the facilities are incredible."
"I really like my lecturers! I feel they are really enthusiastic and genuinely want to help us. This is evident in their super quick responses to emails and their office hours, which they encourage everyone to attend."
"The departmental facilities are among the best, plus UCL is consistently placed high up the table in several global rankings."
"The name and reputation are the best things, it will help to have UCL on my CV as it's great for research and has allowed me to choose a challenging and enjoyable master's project."

2016

"It is one of the top-ranked universities in the world. This prestige is translated in their methods of teaching and their approach to learning."
"It's located in the centre of London. My classmates are from all over the world so there's a multicultural environment that always feel happy and international."
"The location and connections, as well as having lecturers at the forefront of research and academia within their field."
"Lots of societies and tons of things to do in London! The uni is in a great part of London as well. Lecturers are great at their research and UCL is highly ranked."
"Incredibly diverse and multicultural. The uni is research-focused and we're being taught by some of the best in their field. The location is great and central too."
"Location. Better social life than other top universities. Good people. Good reputation. Living in London makes it easy to go to careers events."
"The freedom that the university offers to the students. The opportunity to meet new people from all around the world."
"The optimal and innovative workload along with a varied study programme (labs, tutorials, creativity workshops). The multinational community, extracurricular events run by societies (talks, lectures etc) and careers advice services."
"The social life is great and there is a large mix of people. There are also so many things to do in London so you never get bored."
"Location is great for access to resources as we have the Senate Library, the British Library, SOAS etc. Also, the reputation helps when applying for graduate jobs. My lecturers are also really good."

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