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University College LondonOne of the largest universities in the UK, University College London (UCL) has 27,000 staff and students. With more than 4,000 academic and research staff, it has the highest number of professors as well as the most female professors at university in the UK. In addition to degree level educational courses the university runs regular events and has its own Bloomsbury Theatre, opened in 1968 as The Central Collegiate Building Auditorium. There are UCL campuses at Bloomsbury, at the Whittington Hospital, Archway, and at the Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead. The Bloomsbury campus includes the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and the Grant Museum of Zoology.

 

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Underground Stations

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Euston Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Warren Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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October 2008

The Big Draw Wellcome Collection, NW1 2BE & Various Venues 1st October 2008 - 31st October 2008 Now in its ninth year, this splendid month-long nationwide event has...

 
 
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Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Hotels near University College London

Near University College London
TheWesley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  30% off
81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from University College London
This 4 star independent hotel located in Euston, prides itself in being the first award winning Ethical Hotel in the UK. The Standard Rooms, Superior ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  24% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 4 minutes from University College London
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. The location of this hotel in ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  36% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from University College London
With 330 rooms, this West End venue conforms to the Radisson brand, offering a wide choice of rooms, smart, modern surroundings - with Asian-influenced touches and ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | Same location as University College London
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 2 minutes from University College London
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from University College London
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Education near University College London

Near University College London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from University College London
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from University College London
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 13 minutes from University College London
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Events near University College London

Near University College London
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Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th February to 31st August 2014
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 10 minutes from University College London
Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings explores how six key artists redefined ...More
 
 
 
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Evita
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th September to 1st November 2014
Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 11 minutes from University College London
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita comes to London's Dominion Theatre for 55 shows from September 2014. With a number of previous adaptations, including the ...More
 
 
 
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The Pajama Game
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd May to 13th September 2014
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 13 minutes from University College London
Chichester Festival Theatre has a happy knack of bringing first class musical revivals to the West End - with 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Sweeney ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near University College London

Near University College London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from University College London
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 8 minutes from University College London
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from University College London
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near University College London

The best museums, galleries, attractions near University College London
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from University College London
A major cultural venue costing £30 million, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from University College London
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, W1T | 4 minutes from University College London
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near University College London

The best shops and markets near University College London
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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from University College London
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relativenewcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in1982 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heal's
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 5 minutes from University College London
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. The Heal's trademark has become synonymous ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from University College London
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near University College London

What are the best dining options near University College London London?
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Peyton & Byrne
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from University College London
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
48 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from University College London
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aston's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Radison Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel, 130 Tottenham Court Road , Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from University College London
The Radisson Blu Aston Bar and Restaurant is named after the Aston Martin racers who adopted it as a club back in the thirties. It still retains ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near University College London

University College London gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from University College London
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from University College London
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from University College London
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near University College London

The best pubs near London University College London.
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Queen's Head & Artichoke
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 - 32 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 9 minutes from University College London
Located in a 16th-century coaching inn, this sweet little gastropub offers diners the choice of just nibbling on a little tapas, or going for a full ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lowdown at the Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Lowdown at the Albany, 240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from University College London
... More
 
 
 
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from University College London
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near University College London

University College London clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, NW1 | 7 minutes from University College London
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shochu Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from University College London
Shochu Lounge's mixture of of rustic wood and shiny twenty-first century fittings is very Japanese, as is the low, moody lighting, and the cocktails, which are ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, W1T | 8 minutes from University College London
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near University College London

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near University College London.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from University College London
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from University College London
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 10 minutes from University College London
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
 

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German Jews and the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2014 

The Wiener Library 6 minutes walk from University College London

This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking ...More

Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

Various Venues, Bloomsbury 8 minutes walk from University College London

The Bloomsbury area has long been associated with literary types making it an ideal area for a Books About Town ...More

 
New London Chamber Choir
Concerts | On 31st August 2014 

British Library 9 minutes walk from University College London

The programme features three contrasted responses to the First World War, including Parry's Songs of Farewell, Ravel's Trois Chansons, and ...More

Enduring War: Grief, Grit And Humour
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

British Library 9 minutes walk from University College London

This exhibition at the British Library showcases letters and diaries from serving soldiers and their relations as part of the ...More

Lou Lou's Vintage Fashion Fair
Lou Lou's Vintage Fashion Fair
Shopping | On 31st August 2014 

Camden Centre 9 minutes walk from University College London

Winner of 'The Best Vintage Fair in the UK' two years running, Lou Lou's Vintage Fair comes to London's Camden ...More

 
Egyptian Photo Booth: Workshop (Over 5s)
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from University College London

Use technology to play dress-up....More

Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from University College London

Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings ...More

 
Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from University College London

Scientific analysis of mummies by the British Museum using procedures such as X-ray and CT scanning has revealed a wealth ...More

 
Progress
Progress
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

The Foundling Museum 10 minutes walk from University College London

To mark the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth's death, the Foundling Museum presents Progress, bringing together for the first time ...More

 
Celtic Jam Session
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st August 2014 

The Harrison 11 minutes walk from University College London

Open stage for Celtic performers....More

 
 
 
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