UCL has been described by the Sunday Times newspaper as ‘an intellectual powerhouse with a world-class reputation’ and is consistently ranked amongst the world’s finest universities. 26 Nobel Prize laureates amongst UCL’s alumni and current and former staff and there has been at least one Nobel Laureate from the UCL community every decade since the establishment of the Nobel Prizes in 1901.
University College London (UCL) was established in 1826 to open up education in England for the first time to students of any race, class or religion. UCL was also the first university to welcome female students on equal terms with men. Academic excellence and conducting research that addresses real-world problems inform is university’s ethos to this day.
All of UCL’s research, subject to permissions, is placed in Discovery − UCL’s online repository, available to everyone.