UCL was rated the top university in the UK for research strength in the most recent Research Excellence Framework
UCL is ranked 8th in the 2022 QS World University Rankings
There have been 30 Nobel Prize laureates amongst UCL’s alumni and current and former staff to date
UCL was the first university in England to welcome students of any religion, and to welcome women to university education
Read about the groundbreaking discoveries of our academics and students.
UCL’s annual impact of £9.9bn across the UK economy is comparable to the trade boost delivered by the London 2012 Olympics, finds a new independent report into the university’s economic and social impact.
The excellence of research at UCL and its positive real-world impact has improved since 2014, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) assessment results announced today.
A UCL-led international trial exploring the effectiveness of tuberculosis (TB) treatment in children has led to a change in the World Health Organisation’s global guidelines for managing the disease.
Dr Helen Czerski
Lecturer, UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering, introducing UCL's new Climate Hub
Professor Sir Roger Penrose
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for work relating to black holes