The University of London (UCL) is a global university and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It was founded in 1826 and is ranked among the world’s best universities by both Times Higher Education World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities. The university has over 600 undergraduate programs across 70 departments, which cover many academic disciplines including law, medicine, architecture, business and computer science amongst others. In addition to this, it also offers degree programs in postgraduate studies such as MScs and PhD’s through its 13 Faculties. UCL alumni include 14 Nobel prize winners and its staff have won two Fields medals as well as eight Wolf prizes while over 50% of its students are international students drawn from 100 countries worldwide
The University Of London Ranking
1 The University of London (UCL) is ranked 13th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2018, its highest-ever position.
The University of London (UCL) is ranked 13th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2018, its highest-ever position.
UCL also has some of the best teaching and research facilities in Europe. For example, it’s home to two Nobel laureates who were both professors at UCL at different times: J M Barrie (1908 Peace Prize) and E A Milne (1925 Peace Prize).
The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018 placed UCL 5th overall across all UK universities and 6th for internationalisation. Here are some other notable achievements:
- Academic reputation – 4th across all UK universities and 5th worldwide;
- Research income – 1st across all UK universities as well as 2nd worldwide;
2 The university’s alumni include 14 Nobel prize winners and its staff have won two Fields medals as well as eight Wolf prizes.
The university’s alumni include 14 Nobel prize winners, two Fields medalists and eight Wolf Prize winners. In addition to this, its staff have won two Fields medals as well as eight Wolf prizes in the last decade.
This is a testament to the academic reputation of the University Of London which was established in 1836 as a collection of colleges that were inspired by Oxford and Cambridge. Since then it has grown into one of Europe’s largest universities with students from over 150 countries studying there on 27 different campuses across London.
3 Founded in 1826, UCL became one of the two founding colleges of the university alongside King’s College London since its establishment in 1836.
The University of London is a collegiate federal research university located in London, England. It is the third largest university in the United Kingdom by total enrollment and the largest by postgraduate enrollment. The university was established by royal charter in 1836 as a degree-awarding examination board for students holding certificates from University College London (UCL). It was granted a royal charter as “The University of London” in 1838, making it one of three universities to receive its own royal charter (the others being the Universities of Durham and Belfast) and an institution with power to award degrees.
UCL has its main campus in Bloomsbury, where it occupies all 13 buildings that make up the original area known as University College. These buildings are now known as South Cloisters; North Cloisters; Montague Burton Memorial Library; Malet Street Hostel; Mason’s Buildings; Jeremy Bentham House/Old Building/Old Library; Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology; IMAX Cinema; Wellcome Collection building housing real estate holdings company Chelsfield Partnerships’ office space.
The university owns museums at Bloomsbury including Wellcome Collection and Senate House Library.
4 The institution has over 600 undergraduate programs across 70 departments.
UCL has over 600 undergraduate programs across 70 departments. The university offers research-led teaching and employs over 6,600 staff. It’s the third largest university in the UK by number of students, with more than 30,000 students from 150 countries currently enrolled on its full or part-time courses.
5 University Of London
The University of London is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, nine research institutes and a number of central bodies. The university was established by royal charter in 1836 with a mission to provide “the greatest practicable extent” of education and research at the time. It has ten campuses across London and an overseas campus in Dubai that includes a college for women students.
The University of London’s academic activities are organised into three sectors: humanities (including law), social sciences (including management studies), and science (including engineering).
The University of London is a research-intensive higher education institution based in the UK. The university has over 600 undergraduate programs across 70 departments, with an annual intake of around 14,500 students.