About University College London (UCL)
Just 180 years ago, the benefits of a university education in England were restricted to men who were members of the Church of England; UCL was founded to challenge that discrimination. UCL was the first university to be established in England after Oxford and Cambridge, providing a progressive alternative to those institutions’ social exclusivity, religious restrictions and academic constraints.
UCL is one of the world’s finest universities, and London’s Global University. UCL was founded in 1826 to open higher education to students from a ...