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UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in education and social science.

Ranked number one for education worldwide in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 QS World University Rankings, the IOE was awarded the 2015 Queen’s Anniversary Prize. In 2014, the Institute secured ‘outstanding’ grades from Ofsted on every criterion for its initial teacher training, across primary, secondary and further education programmes. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment of university research, the IOE was top for ‘research power’ (GPA multiplied by the size of the entry) in education. Founded in 1902, the Institute currently has more than 8,000 students and 800 staff. In December 2014 it became a single-faculty school of UCL, called the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).


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Our London Location

Our Bedford Way home is at the heart of Bloomsbury, London’s university district. It has exceptional transport links within London, with the rest of the UK and the world. The Tube is within easy walking distance at Russell Square, Euston, Euston Square, Tottenham Court Road, Goodge Street and Warren Street.

National and international rail links are within fifteen minutes walking distance at Euston and Kings Cross St Pancras, with all London’s principal railway stations within 25 minutes by bus or tube. Our nearest airport, Heathrow, is less than an hour away by public transport, and all London airports are easily accessible.

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