University College London (UCL)
Established in 1826, UCL is the oldest and largest constituent college of the federal University of London. UCL is organised into 10 faculties, covering over 100 departments, institutes and research centres serving its over 24,000 students.
Rankings and awards:
- In the 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities, UCL is ranked 20th in the world and 3rd in Europe.
- 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.
- In the 2011 QS World University Rankings, UCL is ranked 7th in the world and 4th in Europe.
- UCL is consistently one of the top multi-faculty universities in UK university rankings. UCL is ranked first in the UK for its staff/student ratio in The Times Good University Guide, The Sunday Times University Guide and The Guardian University Guide.
International students in UCL:
- UCL has a diverse multicultural student base coming from over 140 different countries and representing around 30% of its total attending students.
- UCL has active exchange and research links with over 260 universities around the world.