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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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Camden Road Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
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5 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  23% 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. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  30% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from University College London
Historic building in trendy Fitzrovia, guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices; stylish single, double, family rooms and suites; and Steak and Lobster, serving mouth-watering ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 4 minutes from University College London
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... 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, Bloomsbury, London 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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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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 5 minutes from University College London
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... 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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The Debut Fiction Showcase: Alexander Allison, Liz Hyder & Lara Williams
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 23rd October 2019 - 6.30pm
University College London, 82 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from University College London
Lucy Scholes will introduce three exciting new novelists making their debuts, including the Showcase's first ever debut children's author: Alexander Allison (The Art of the Body, ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Nothing Special
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd to 26th Oct 2019 - 9pm
University College London, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from University College London
The Australian duo TomYumSim's satire on the self-obsessed and narcissistic psyches of Generation Y....More
 
 
 
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Trigger Warning
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd October to 9th November 2019 - 7.15pm
University College London, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from University College London
The culture of offence, safe spaces and similar issues are explored in this absurdist comedy from the Eurotrash collective....More
 
 
 
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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 Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 3 minutes from University College London
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from University College London
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near University College London
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | Same location as University College London
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There are ... More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from University College London
A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome ... 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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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 relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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Heal's, Tottenham Court Road
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. First opened in 1854, their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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Spymaster
London > Shopping > Specialists
11 Howland Street, Marylebone, London W1T | 5 minutes from University College London
Leading supplier of high-tech gadgets, communication and surveillance equipment. Shhhh! Just between you and me there’s this great shop in London that’s just perfect for those everyday, ... More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
183 Euston Road 2nd floor, Euston, NW1 | 3 minutes from University College London
Part of the Wellcome Collection's 17.5 million pound revamp, the Wellcome Kitchen opened in early 2015, creating an inviting space to enjoy a spot of ... More
 
 
 
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The Savannah Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants >
81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from University College London
With its own separate entrance and set on two floors flooded with natural light, The Savannah is the restaurant and bar within the Wesley Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
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TAP Coffee No.114
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
No.114 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from University College London
One of the three branches of this small chain, TAP Coffee No.114 follows the same formula as the others, focusing on proper ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Frame Fitzrovia
London > Leisure >
25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 9 minutes from University College London
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 7 minutes from University College London
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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The Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from University College London
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from University College London
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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Bubbledogs
London > Nightlife > Bars
70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from University College London
Having originally opened back in 2012, Bubbledogs - London's only champagne and hot dog bar - relaunched in 2019 with a fresh revamp and a brand-new ... More
 
 
 
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Vijay's Bar & Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
93 Charlotte Street, W1T | 6 minutes from University College London
Cocktails and Indian-style bar snacks are served late into the night at atmospheric drinking den Vijay's Bar & Lounge on Charlotte ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near University College London.
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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
 
 
 
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from University College London
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
 

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Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 2 minutes walk from University College London

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 2 minutes walk from University College London

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
The Bartlett School Of Architecture International Lecture Series
Exhibitions | Until 4th December 2019 

The Bartlett School of Architecture 2 minutes walk from University College London

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Exhibitions | Until 7th March 2020 

Grant Museum of Zoology 2 minutes walk from University College London

Taking a closer look at how Empire shaped the Grant Museum of Zoology collections, Displays of Power will make you ...More

 
The Debut Fiction Showcase: Alexander Allison, Liz Hyder & Lara Williams
Exhibitions | On 23rd October 2019 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 3 minutes walk from University College London

Lucy Scholes will introduce three exciting new novelists making their debuts, including the Showcase's first ever debut children's author: Alexander ...More

Trigger Warning
Theatre | Until 9th November 2019 

Camden People's Theatre 5 minutes walk from University College London

The culture of offence, safe spaces and similar issues are explored in this absurdist comedy from the Eurotrash collective....More

Nothing Special
Theatre | Until 26th October 2019 

Camden People's Theatre 5 minutes walk from University College London

The Australian duo TomYumSim's satire on the self-obsessed and narcissistic psyches of Generation Y....More

Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Exhibitions | Until 22nd November 2019 

The Collective 7 minutes walk from University College London

Be transported to the Italian coastline as Strazzanti, the supper club founded by Emilia Strazzanti, brings squid, prawns and pasta ...More

 
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from University College London

Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by the east: how the Islamic world influenced western art explores how western ...More

 
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Exhibitions | Until 24th November 2019 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from University College London

Fifteen major Buddhist and Shinto sacred images go on display at the British Museum this autumn in a free display ...More

 

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