UCL Students

Information for undergraduates and postgraduates about funding, examinations, your student record, maintaining your wellbeing and more. This information is provided to help you complete important administrative tasks and to look after your wellbeing so you can focus on your studies and making the most of your time at UCL.

Welcome to a new year at UCL

The 2020/21 academic year is just around the corner, and might look a little different from usual. But don't worry, we're still committed to providing you with the same level of support, the same great opportunities, and the same high-quality education, just with a few changes to keep you and our community safe and secure.

Important information to get you ready for study in 2020/21:


New students

Everything you need to know if you're coming to UCL for the first time. Prepare for your arrival with our checklists and useful articles in the Countdown to UCL. 


If you're returning to UCL you'll need to re-enrol on your programme and check your details. If you’re new to UCL, you’ll need to complete the pre-enrolment task. 


Our student enquiry system and self-help centre is designed to streamline the way we handle your enquiries. If you have a question, just askUCL.

Connected Learning course

It's time to get familiar with the technology, learning techniques, academic resources and support you'll need to make the most of your studies in 2020/21

Your education in 2020/21

Find out more about how your teaching and learning, and other aspects of UCL student life, will look in the next academic year.

Keeping safe on campus

The safety of the UCL community is our top priority and we're putting in place a number of measures to keep you safe if you're on campus. 

Coronavirus FAQs

Essential information about how we’ve been responding to the outbreak and its impact on life at UCL.

International students

Everything you need to know about coming to the UK, whether for the first time or as a returning student.

Quarantine information

If you're coming to the UK from overseas you may need to quarantine on arrival. Here’s what you need to know.

 Useful resources

Fees and funding


Module catalogue

Support & wellbeing

Teaching timetable

Library catalogue




Your details


Doctoral school

Term dates for 2020-2021

First term
Start date: Monday 28 September 2020
End date: Friday 18 December 2020

Second term
Start date: Monday 11 January 2021
End date: Friday 26 March 2021

Third term
Start date: Monday 26 April 2021
End date: Friday 11 June 2021