List of University College London people


List of University College London people

This is a list of notable individuals associated with University College London, including graduates, former students, and academics.

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Faculty

Arts and Humanities

* Chimen Abramsky - Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
* A. S. Byatt - Senior Lecturer in English and American Literature (1972–83); winner of the 1990 Booker Prize
* Dr. Susan Alexis Collins
* Alex Comfort - Faculty of Medicine; author of the seminal sex guide, The Joy of Sex
* Michael Crawford - Professor of Ancient History
* Wendy Davies - Professor of Medieval Celtic History
* Dame Mary Douglas - Professor of Anthropology; noted for her Cultural Theory of Risk
* Sir Hermann Gollancz - Professor of Hebrew; British Rabbi (1902–24)
* John Hilliard (artist) - Professor
* Alan Hollinghurst - Lecturer in English; deputy editor, The Times Literary Supplement; later winner of the 2004 Booker Prize
* Simon Hornblower - Professor of Classics and Grote Professor of Ancient History
* A. E. Housman - Professor of Latin; poet most famous as author of "A Shropshire Lad"
* Dan Jacobson - Professor of English; author; winner of the prestigious Somerset Maugham award
* Sir Frank Kermode - Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature (1967-74); literary critic
* Amélie Kuhrt - Professor of Ancient Near Eastern History
* David Masson - Professor of English Literature; Scottish writer
* Karl Miller - Lord Northcliffe Professor of English Literature (1976-92); first editor, The London Review of Books
* Arnaldo Momigliano - Professor of History (1951-75)
* Henry Morley - Professor of English Literature
* Sir Anthony Panizzi - Professor of Italian
* Michael (Edward) Parsons - Avant-garde composer, and lecturer at the UCL Slade School of Art (1970-90)
* Albert Pollard - Professor of Constitutional History; major contributor to the Dictionary of National Biography
* Stefan Reif - Studentship, later Professor of Hebrew at the University of Cambridge
* Conrad Russell - Professor of Early Modern British History
* Stephen Spender - Lecturer in English; Gresham Professor of Rhetoric; English poet
* John Sutherland - Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature; columnist for The Guardian
* Thomson & Craighead
* Jeremy Treglown - Professor of Enlgish; editor, The Times Literary Supplement; author
* Sir Eric Gardner Turner - Professor of Papyrology
* D(aniel) P(ickering) Walker - musicologist, composer, and Reader in French (1945-61) [Penelope Gouk. "Walker, D.P.." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. 2 Jul. 2008 .Chica]
* Stanley Wells - Emeritus Professor of Shakespeare Studies, Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Philosophy

* A. J. Ayer - Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic (1946–59)
* Myles Burnyeat - Lecturer in Philosophy
* Gerald Cohen - Reader in Philosophy; current Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at Oxford University
* Stuart Hampshire - Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic
* Ted Honderich - Emeritus Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic
* John Macmurray - Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic; BBC broadcaster
* Carveth Read - Professor of Moral Philosophy
* Bernard Williams - Lecturer in Philosophy; later Knightsbridge Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University
* Jonathan Wolff - Professor of Philosophy, Guardian columnist
* Richard Wollheim - Grote Professor of Mind and Logic

Social sciences

* Richard Blundell - Ricardo Professor of Political Economy; Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies
* Hugh Gaitskell - Lecturer in Political Economy (1928–1939), former leader of the Labour Party
* James Heckman - Distinguished Professor of Microeconometrics; winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Economics
* Charles Spearman - Professor of Psychology; noted for Spearman's rank correlation coefficient

Mathematical and physical sciences

* Jocelyn Bell Burnell, (Astronomy); - discovered radio pulsars
* Alan Baker, (mathematics); - winner of the 1970 Fields Medal
* Sir William Henry Bragg - Quain Professor of Physics (1915–25); winner of the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics
* Richard Catlow - Professor of Chemistry, formerly head of the Royal Institution's Davy Faraday laboratory
* Paul Cohn - Astor Professor of Mathematics
* Marianna Csörnyei - Professor of Mathematics; winner of the 2002 Whitehead Prize
* Harold Davenport- Astor Professor of Mathematics, number theory
* Augustus De Morgan- Professor of Mathematics, noted for his law of sets
* Philip Dawid - Professor of Statistics, President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis
* Helen H Fielding - Professor of Chemical Physics; winner of the 2005 Corday-Morgan medal
* Tim Gowers - Professor of Mathematics; winner of the 1998 Fields Medal
* Norman Lloyd Johnson - Reader in Statistics
* Steve Jones - Professor of Genetics, President of the Galton Institute
* Peter Kirstein - Professor of Computer Communications Systems
* Sir James Lighthill; Lecturer; predecessor to Stephen Hawking as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University
* Sir Harrie Massey - Goldsmid Professor of Applied Mathematics, world expert on atomic and molecular collisions
* Egon Pearson - Professor of Statistics
* Karl Pearson - Goldsmid Professor of Applied Mathematics; founder of the Department of Applied Statistics
* Sir William Ramsay - Professor of Inorganic Chemistry (1887–1913); winner of the 1904 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
* Klaus F. Roth- Professor of Mathematics, winner of the 1958 Fields Medal
* James Joseph Sylvester - Professor of Mathematics, algebra and matrix theory

Laws

* Sir Geoffrey Bindman - Visiting Professor of Law
* Professor Bin Cheng - Professor of Aviation Law, UCL
* Ronald Dworkin- Bentham Professor of Jurisprudence; Queen's Counsel
* Dame Hazel Genn - Professor of Socio-Legal Studies; Queen's Counsel
* Malcolm Grant - Provost and President (2003-); Chair of the Russell Group (2006-); lawyer
* Stephen Guest - Professor of Legal Philosophy
* Sir Hugh Laddie - Professor of Intellectual Property Law; Queen's Counsel; former High Court judge
* Sir Basil Markesinis - Professor of Common Civil Law, Queen's Counsel; prominent legal academic
* Philippe Sands - Professor of Law, Director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals, Queen's Counsel and author of Lawless World.

Medical and biological sciences

* Dame Carol Black - Professor of Rheumatology; National Director for Health & Work; formerly president of the Royal College of Physicians
* Peter Butler - Professor of Surgery, plastic surgeon, Royal Free and University College Hospital, set to perform the first full face-transplant
* Uta Frith - Professor at UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience; leading developmental psychologist
* Mitchell Glickstein - Professor of Sensory Neuroscience
* J. B. S. Haldane - Professor of Genetics (1933–57)
* A. V. Hill, Professor of Physiology (1923–51); winner of the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
* Victor Horsley - Professor of Clinical Surgery co-inventor of Horsley-Clarke apparatus
* Andrew Huxley - physiologist and biophysicist; winner of the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
* Steve Jones - Professor of Genetics
* Sir Bernard Katz - Professor of Biophysics; winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
* Sammy Lee (scientist)
* Sir Michael Marmot - Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health
* John Martin- British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Science Researcher; founder of Ark Therapeutics
* Peter Medawar - Professor of Zoology (1952-61); winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
* Avrion Mitchison - Professor of Zoology
* Salvador Moncada - Director, the Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research
* Janet Radcliffe Richards - Director, Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Philosophy; prominent feminist and humanist
* Martin Raff - Professor of Zoology, Former Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology
* Bert Sakmann- Researcher in Bernard Katz' department; winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
* Heinz O. Schild - Professor of Pharmaocolgy, discovery of Schild equations, an important finding in quantitative antagonist study in drug-receptor interaction
* Anthony Segal - Professor of Medicine
* John Maynard Smith - Lecturer in Zoology (1952–65)
* Ernest Starling - Physiologist, noted for the Frank-Starling law of the heart
* Patrick David Wall - Professor of Neurophysiology, noted for the influential Gate Theory of Pain with Ronald Melzack at McGill University
* Robin Weiss - Director of the Wohl Virus Research Centre, discovered that CD4 is the co-receptor for HIV
* Lewis Wolpert - Professor of Biology
* John Zachary Young - Professor of Anatomy
* Semir Zeki - Mapped Visual and Motion Centers of the Brain

Engineering Sciences

* John Ambrose Fleming - Professor of Electrical Engineering. Inventor of the thermionic valve (1904)
* William Pole - Civil engineer and music scholar; Professor of Engineering at UCL, 1859-76, and examiner of music degrees for the University of London.

References

See also

* Quain Professors

Alumni

Academics

* David Crystal - Professor Emeritus, UWB, prominent linguist
* Julie Maxton – registrar at Oxford University
* Noreena Hertz - associate director, Judge Business School at Cambridge University
* William Stanley Jevons - Professor of Political Economy, UCL
* Lord Randolph Quirk - Quain Professor of English Literature
* Professor Chung-Kwong Poon(潘宗光) - GBS, JP, President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 1991

Nobel Laureates

* Sir William Ramsay - 1904 Chemistry
* Rabindranath Tagore - 1913 Literature
* Sir William Henry Bragg - 1915 Physics
* Frederick Soddy - 1921 Chemistry
* Archibald Vivian Hill - 1922 Physiology or Medicine
* Owen Willans Richardson - 1928 Physics
* Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins - 1929 Physiology or Medicine
* Sir Henry Hallett Dale - 1936 Physiology or Medicine
* Otto Hahn - 1944 Chemistry
* Sir Robert Robinson - 1947 Chemistry
* Vincent du Vigneaud - 1955 Chemistry
* Jaroslav Heyrovsky - 1959 Chemistry
* Peter Brian Medawar - 1960 Physiology or Medicine
* Francis Harry Compton Crick - 1962 Physiology or Medicine
* Andrew Fielding Huxley - 1963 Physiology or Medicine
* Bernard Katz - 1970 Physiology or Medicine
* Ulf Svante von Euler - 1970 Physiology or Medicine
* Sir James Black - 1988 Physiology or Medicine
* Bert Sakmann - 1991 Physiology or Medicine
* Martin Evans - 2007 Physiology or Medicine

Artists

* Martin John Callanan
* Martin Creed – Conceptual artist; winner of the 2001 Turner Prize
* Antony Gormley – Sculptor; winner of the 1994 Turner Prize; creator of the "Angel of the North"
* Eileen Gray – Lacquer artist and furniture designer
* Augustus John – Painter
* Wyndham Lewis – co-founder of the Vorticist movement
* Sir Eduardo Paolozzi – Sculptor and artist
* Stuart Pearson Wright – Painter
* Jenny Saville; prominent Young British Artist
* Sir Stanley Spencer – Painter
* Tomoko Takahashi – Installation artist; shortlisted for the 2000 Turner Prize
* NaoKo TakaHashi (artist)
* Rachel Whiteread – Sculptor; winner of the 1993 Turner Prize

Business-related

* Victoria Barnsley – Editor-in-chief at HarperCollins
* Nadhim Zahawi - CEO and founder of YouGov
* Digby Jones – Director-general, Confederation of British Industry
* Edward Walker-Arnott – Governor, Wellcome Trust
* Jadesola Akande - Executive Director, Women, Law and Development Centre, since 1994. [2002] .
* Leslie Bateman - formerly Chairman of Malaysian Rubber Research and Development Board, Kuala Lumpur. [1974] .
* Bryan Bennett- Deputy Chairman UCL Press Ltd., formerly Chairman of Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd. [1988] .
* Susan Birley - Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre, The Business School, Imperial College London, since 2000. [2004] .
* John Blythe - Group Executive Engineering and Construction, Foster Wheeler Corporation, USA, since 1998. [2001] .
* Lynne Brindley - Chief Executive, British Library, since 2000. [2002] .
* Barry Buckland - Vice President, Bioprocess R&D, since 1996. [1998] .
* Sir Stuart Burgess, CBE, PhD, FRSC, Chairman, Ramsay Memorial Fellowships Trust, since 2002; Chairman, Anglia and Oxford Regional Health Authority, 1990-97; Chief Executive, Amersham International plc, 1979-89. [1994] .
* Christopher Chester-Brown, BSc(Eng), FIMechE, CEng, formerly Managing Director, Design & Projects, Brown & Root Vickers Limited and Chairman, Brown & Root Vickers Technology Limited. [1984] .
* Winston Chu, LLB, Founding Partner, Winston Chu & Company Solicitors, since 1989. [2002] .
* Daniel Cohen, BSc, FCA, Executive Director, Caradon plc, 1986-95; previously with Imperial Group plc, British Olivetti Ltd and Rank Xerox. [1996] .
* Sir Ivor Cohen, CBE, TD, HonFREng, FIEE, Comp InstMC, Hon DSc (City), formerly Chairman of Remploy Ltd, Sira Ltd and Japan Electronics Business Association, and Managing Director of Mullard Ltd.. [1987] .
* John Collingwood, HonDSc, FREng, FIChemE, Director, Unilever plc and Unilever N.V., 1965-77, and Head of Research Division, Unilever, 1961-77. [1970] .
* Michael Cross, BSc, PhD, Chairman, Langcet Ltd and Langcet Holdings Ltd, since 2003; Non-Executive Director, Rapid Mouldings Technology Ltd, since 2003; Chair, Skills Assurance Services Ltd; Director, Cogent Sector Skills Council Ltd; Chair, 3C Adventure Capitalists Ltd; Board Member, Bloomsbury Bioseed Fund Ltd. [1998] .
* Denis Dalton, BSc(Eng), FIEE, formerly Director, Group Technical Services, The Plessey Company Ltd. [1980] .
* DAVIS, Sally Margaret, BA, Vice-President, Business Development Strategy, NYNEX Network Systems Company, since 1993. [1997] .
* Sir Geoffrey Dear, Kt, QPM, DL, LLB, Chairman and Director of several companies; formerly Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary, 1990-97. [1990] .
* Frank Dunlop - formerly Festival Director, the Edinburgh International Festival; Founder and formerly Director, The Young Vic. [1979] .
* Trevor Evans - BSc(Eng), PhD, CEng, FIChemE, Chief Executive and Secretary, Institution of Chemical Engineers, since 1976. [1997] .
* Sir Leslie Fowden, PhD, HonDSc, FRS, formerly Director of Rothamsted Experimental Station; formerly Professor of Plant Chemistry, UCL. [1966] .
* Herbert French - OBE, DSc, FREng, formerly Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, Ministry of Defence (Head of Special Research and Advanced Concepts Groups); Visiting Professor, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, UCL, since 1981. [1990] .
* Peter Garland - CBE, MB, PhD, LLD(hc), FRSE, Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry and Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Cancer Research, University of London; formerly Chief Executive, Institute of Cancer Research, 1989-99. [1999] .
* Rosalind Gilmore, CB, Holder of international corporate and not for profit Directorships in the UK, Switzerland and USA; formerly Senior Official, HM Treasury. [1989] .
* Alan Glynn, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, Professor retired, formerly Director, Central Public Health Laboratory, Colindale. [1982] .
* Anthony Goldstone, FRCP, FRCPath, Medical Director of UCL Hospitals since 1993; Director of the North London Cancer Network, since 2000. [1994] .
* Alan Griffith, OBE, BSc(Eng), Managing Director, David Brown-Vosper (Offshore) Limited. [1975] .
* Barry Grime, BSc(Eng), MSEng, FEng, formerly Engineering Director for ECC International Limited. [1980] .
* Ashley Hill - LLB, formerly Director of Broadcasting, Channel 5, 1997-2004. [1997] .
* Rosemary Horwood- BSc, Non-executive Director, NHS Information Authority, since 1999; Chairman of Audit Risk Committee, since 1999; Member of DTI Foresight Crime Prevention Panel and Chairman of IT and Communication Working Group, 1999-2001. [2001] .
* Harold Hughes - OBE, BSc(Eng), PhD, formerly Director-General, UK Offshore Operators Association, 1989-97; General Manager, British Gas Exploration Companies, 1981-89. [1997] .
* J JAMES, Anthony Trafford, CBE, PhD, FRS, formerly Head of Division of Biosciences, Unilever's Colworth House Laboratories. [1975] *.
* Nishpank Kankiwala - President, Burger King International, since 2003. [2005] .
* Alfred Kennedy, CBE, DSc, PhD, FinstP, FREng, formerly Director of Research, The Delta Group. [1975] .
* John Kenny, BSc, Founder and Chairman, JKX Oil and Gas, since 1992. [1995] .
* Chief Bayo Kuku, BL, LLB, DCL(Hon), President, Nigeria Stock Exchange, 1987-90; currently Principal Partner in legal practice specialising in oil and gas matters. [1995] .
* Denise Lievesley, BSc, MSc, Director, UNESCO Institute of Statistics, since 1999. [2001] .
* Bryan Lindley, CBE, BSc(Eng), PhD, Chairman, North Lakeland Healthcare NHS Trust; Director, RAPRA Technology Ltd; Chairman, SKAND Systems Ltd; Chairman, Lord Lindley Associates. [1979] .
* Jiaxi Lu, BSc, PhD, President, Executive Chairman, Presidium, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Honorary President of Fuzhou University. [1985] .
* Jeremy Luckett, BA, Director, Product Management and Strategy, Misys International Banking Systems, since 2003. [1998] .
* Roger Lyons, BSc (Econ), Joint General Secretary, AMICUS, since 2001; President, Trades Union Congress, 2003-04. [1996] .
* Akinlawon Mabogunje, CON, NNOM, PhD, Chairman, Presidential Technical Committee on Housing and Urban Development, since 2001; Executive Chairman, National Board for Community Banks, 1991-95; Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, 1982-91. [1981] .
* John Maynard, OBE, BSc, PhD, formerly Group Managing Director, Healthcare, Amersham International plc. [1997] .
* Michael Milner, BSc(Eng), CEng, FIChemE, formerly Director, British Chemical Engineering Contractors Association; formerly Director, Davy Corporation plc. [1978] .
* Delyth Morgan, Baroness Morgan, Baroness of Drefelin in the County of Dyfed, Chief Executive, Breakthrough Breast Cancer, since 1996. [2005] .
* Horace Oakley, CBE, FREng, MSc(Eng), formerly Senior Partner of Watson-Hawksley Consulting Engineers [1983] .
* Stephen Perry, LLB, Managing Director, London Export Group; Vice-President, China-Britain Trade Group. [1997] .
* Michael Phillips, LLB, President and Chief Executive Officer, Frank Russell Company. [2002] .
* Jean Rankine, BA, MPhil, Deputy Director, British Museum, 1983-97. [1990] .
* Robert Rubin, OBE, LLB, FRSA, FCFI, CIM, Chairman and Chief Executive, Pentland Group plc, since 1969; formerly World President of the Textile Institute and President, World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry. [1995] .
* Sir Mortimer Sackler, KBE, MD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Purdue Pharma Company Ltd; Founder and Trustee, Dr Mortimer & Theresa Sackler Foundation. [2003] .
* Sir Alfred Shepperd, BSc, formerly Chairman and Chief Executive, Wellcome plc and the Wellcome Foundation Limited. [1986] .
* Roger Tomlinson, BSc, MSc, PhD, President, Tomlinson Associates Ltd, Consulting Geographers. [2003] .
* WALLACE, Marjorie Shiona, MBE, BA, Chief Executive, SANE, since 1990. [2004] .
* Edwin Waterhouse - founding partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers
* Beric Wright, MB, FRCS, MFOM, formerly Chairman, BUPA Medical Centre and Hospitals. [1982] .

Film, television, theatre and radio

* David Baddiel – Comedian and television presenter
* Andrew Davenport – Co-creator of the "Teletubbies"
* Jonathan Dimbleby – Writer and television presenter
* Ricky Gervais – Comedian/actor, co-writer and director of "The Office" (studied biology and philosophy)
* Amy Jenkins – Creator of "This Life"
* Christian Jessen – Medical doctor and television presenter
* Dominic Keating – Actor, including in ""
* Trevor Lock – Comedian and actor
* Jeremy Marre, film director
* Mary Nighy – Actress
* Christopher Nolan – Film Director, including Memento and The Dark Knight
* Raj Persaud – Psychiatrist and broadcaster
* Jonathan Ross – Presenter
* Michael Smith (writer) and broadcaster
* Nicholas Vangelis – Writer, Film Director
* Mat Whitecrosx – Film Director
* Alex Zane – Presenter, radio DJ and stand-up comedian

Journalists

* Walter Bagehot – former editor of The Economist
* Patrick Blower – Cartoonist, The Evening Standard
* Jeremy Bowen – Journalist, BBC Middle East editor
* John Derbyshire – conservative essayist, novelist, popularizer of mathematics history
* Nicholas Garland – First and current political cartoonist, The Daily Telegraph
* A. A. Gill – Columnist, The Sunday Times
* Jeanne HobanThe Ceylon Observer, "Jana", The Patriot, The Nation (all Sri Lanka); Anglo-Sri Lankan Trotskyist trade unionist and political activist
* Richard Holt Hutton – former editor of The Economist
* Nicholas de Jongh – Drama critic, The London Evening Standard
* Mark Lawson – Columnist, The Guardian; radio and television presenter
* Walter Layton, 1st Baron Layton – former editor of The Economist
* Lindsay Nicholson – Editor, Good Housekeeping
* Vivienne Parry – Columnist, The News of the World
* Jeremy Warner – Business editor, The Independent
* Michael White – Political editor, The Guardian
* Petronella Wyatt – Writer, The Spectator

Lawyers

* Justice A.S. Anand — former Chief Justice of India (1998-2001)
* Justice Gabriel Bach — former Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel
* David Childs — Managing partner of Clifford Chance
* Justice Samuel Azu Crabbe — former Chief Justice of Ghana (1973-1977)
* Daniel Fung SC (馮華健) — former Solicitor-General of Hong Kong
* Edwin Glasgow QC — Member of Bloody Sunday Inquiry
* Peter Goldsmith, Baron Goldsmith QC — former Attorney General for England and Wales (2001-2007)
* Arnold Goodman, Baron Goodman — leading British lawyer; former Senior Partner, Goodman Derrick LLP
* Farrer Herschell, 1st Baron Herschell - Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
* Hassan Bubacar Jallow — former Attorney-General, Minister of Justice and Judge of the Supreme Court of Gambia; current Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (2003-present)
* Sir George Jessel — renowned English jurist; Master of the Rolls (head of the civil division in the Court of Appeal) of England and Wales (1873-1883)
* Simon Li (李福善) — former Vice-President of Court of Appeals (Hong Kong) and first Chinese High Court Judge (Hong Kong)
* Sir Gavin Lightman QC — High Court Judge (Chancery Division), England
* Leonard Sainer — Solicitor and retailer
* Patricia Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal — current Attorney General for England and Wales (2007-present)
* Thirugnana Sampanthar Sinnathuray — former Judge of the High Court of Singapore
* Tan Boon Teik — former Attorney General of Singapore (1969-1992)
* Chao Hick Tin — current Attorney General of Singapore (2006-present)
* Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf — former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
* Sir Ti-Liang Yang (楊鐵樑) GBM — former Chief Justice of Hong Kong

Miscellaneous

* Alex Allan – head of the Joint Intelligence Committee
* Colin Chapman – Founder of Lotus Cars
* Lewis Evans – Scientific instrument collector and businessman
* Patrick Head – Co-founder of Formula One team WilliamsF1
* Hugh Price Hughes – Methodist Theologian
* Ernest Symons – Civil servant
* Augustus Raymond Margary, diplomat.
* Barry Morgan – Archbishop of Wales
* Prince Philip of Yugoslavia
* Tamara Ecclestone-ex model, daughter of billionare Bernie Ecclestone
* Nicholas Macpherson-serving Permanent Secretary of HM Treasury 2005-

Medicine

* Sir Donald Acheson, KBE, DM, FRCP, FFPHM, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Adviser to H.M. Government 1983-91.
* Albert Geoffrey ALEXANDER, MDS, FDSRCS, FHKAM(Dent.Surg.), formerly Professor of Conservative Dentistry and Dean of University College and Middlesex School of Dentistry. [1986] .
* ASHOUR, Baher, MD, M.Sc ENT, M.Sc Audiology for ENT Practice. Alumni contact for Egypt.
* BADERMAN, Howard, OBE, FRCP, FRCS (Ed), JP, formerly Consultant Physician and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Accident and Emergency Department, University College Hospital, 1970-2000. [1988] .
* BECK, Eric Robert, FRCP, Physician to Whittington Hospital since 1969 and formerly Clinical Tutor and Director of the Academic Centre at the Whittington Hospital. [1993] .
* BIGLAND-RITCHIE, Brenda R, BSc, PhD, DSc, Consultant, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, since 1996
* BORRIELLO, Saverio Peter, BSc, PhD, FRCPath, FFPHM, Director of the Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division of the Health Protection Agency [HPA] and HPA Director of Research and Development, since 2003; formerly Director, Central Public Health Laboratory, 1995-2003
* CHAMBERLAIN, Geoffrey Victor Price, RD, MD, FRCS, FRCOG, FACOG(Hon), formerly Professor and Chairman of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George's Hospital Medical School; Lecturer, History of Medicine Unit, Clinical Medical School, Swansea
* CLARK, Dame June, DBE, FRCN, Emeritus Professor of Community Nursing, University of Wales, Swansea; formerly Professor of Nursing and Director, Centre for Advanced and International Studies in Nursing, Middlesex University, 1994-96; President, Royal College of Nursing, 1990-94
* E EDIDIN, Michael Aaron, BS, PhD, Professor of Biology, Medicine and Pathology, The John Hopkins University, since 1975.
* FLYNN, Frederick Valentine, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, Emeritus Professor of Chemical Pathology, School of Medicine, University College and Middlesex School of Medicine
* Bertrand Dawson, 1st Viscount Dawson of Penn-was a doctor to the British Royal Family.

* GUILLERY, Rainer Walter, FRS, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, University of Wisconsin Medical School; formerly Dr Lee’s Professor of Human Anatomy, University of Oxford
* HARRIES, Bernard John, MB, BS, FRCS(Eng), formerly Consultant Surgeon (Neurosurgery), University College Hospital, and Dean of University College Hospital Medical School
* HARRISON, Michael J G, BA, MRCP, FRCP, Emeritus Professor in Clinical Neurology, UCL
* HAWLEY, Peter, FRCS, MS, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark's Hospital for Diseases of the Rectum and Colon since 1970; Consultant Surgeon King Edward VII Hospital for Officers since 1972; Honorary Consultant in colon and rectal surgery to the Army since 1983
* HEAF, Peter Julius Denison, OBE, MD, FRCP, formerly Consultant Physician to University College Hospital, and Physician, Camden Chest Clinic.
* HOLLMAN, Arthur, MD, FRCP, FLS, Consulting Cardiologist, University Hospital; Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, UCL.
* HUEHNS, Ernst Reinhard, PhD, MD, MRCPath, FRCP, Emeritus Professor of Haematology and formerly Head of Department of Haematology, UCL
* KENNEDY, Sir Ian McColl, FBA, LLB, LLM, LLD, Hon.DSc(Glasgow), Hon.FRCP, Chairman, Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection; Emeritus Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Policy, UCL
* LANE, Sir David P BSc, PhD, FRS, FRSE, FRCPath, Chair in Molecular Oncology, University of Dundee and Director, CRC Cell Transformation Research Group, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, since 1990
* LENNARD-JONES, John Edward, MD, FRCP, FRCS, Emeritus Professor of Gastroenterology, Royal London Hospital Medical College; Emeritus Consultant Gastroenterologist, St Marks Hospital, London.
* LEVINSKY, Roland Jacob, BSc, MD, FRCP, FMedSci, Vice-Chancellor, University of Plymouth; Hugh Greenwood Professor of Immunology, Institute of Child Health, UCL, 1985-2002; Vice-Provost (Biomedicine) and Head of the Graduate School, UCL, 1999-2002
* MASON, Sir Ronald, KCB, FRS, Chair, UCL Hospitals Charities, since 2004; Chair, UCL Hospitals NHS Trust, 1993-2001
* MOSS, James Percy, PhD, BDS, DOrthRCS, FDRCS, Emeritus Professor of Orthodontics, University College and Middlesex School of Dentistry
* ONO, Santa J., PhD, FAAAAI, Cumberlege Professor of Biomedical Science and then GlaxoSmithKline Chair of Ocular Immunology, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, NHS Trust, 2001-2006; Vice-Provost Academic & Deputy Provost Emory University, 2006-
* NICHOLSON, Howard, MD, BS, MRCS, FRCP, Physician to University College Hospital
* PATTERSON, David Llewhelin Hood, Vice-Dean of Royal Free and University College Medical School, UCL; Consultant Physician and Cardiologist, Whittington Hospital and University College London Hospitals
* PATTISON, Sir John Ridley, KB, MA, DM, FRCPath, formerly Director of Research and Development, Department of Health; formerly Professor of Medical Microbiology, UCL; Dean, UCL Medical School, 1990-99; Vice-Provost, UCL, 1994-99
* PEPYS, Mark Brian, MA, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, FRS, FMedSci, Professor of Medicine, UCL, since 1999; formerly Professor of Immunological Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, and Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge
* PERSAUD, Rajendra, MB BS, BSc, Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult and Community Psychiatry, Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Teaching Hospitals and Clinical Tutor to Bethlem & Maudsley Senior House Officers, since 1994
* R RANDLE, Sir Philip, MA, PhD, MD, FRCP, FRS, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Oxford since 1975.
* RASHBASS, Barbara, MBBS, DCH, DPH, FRCP, Non-Executive Director, Harrow & Hillingdon Healthcare NHS Trust, since 1998; Development Council Member, Royal National Theatre, since 1998.
* RIDLEY, Dennis Snow, OBE, MD, FRCPath, Emeritus Consultant, University College Group of Hospitals
* RODECK, Charles, BSc, MB BS, DSc, FRCOG, FRCPath, FMedSci, Professor and Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCL, since 1990
* ROSS, Eric John, MD, PhD, FRCP, Emeritus Professor of Endocrinology, University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, 1981
* SOUHAMI, Robert Leon, CBE, MB, BS, MD, FRCP, FRCR, FMedSci, Director of Clinical Research, Cancer Research UK, since 2001; Kathleen Ferrier Professor of Clinical Oncology, University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, 1987-2001; Principal, Royal Free and University College Medical School, 1999-2001 and Dean, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, UCL, 1997-2001. [1991
* STOKES, Elizabeth Joan [née Rooke] , FRCP, Consulting Microbiologist to University College Hospital and formerly Head of Department of Clinical Microbiology
* STROUD, Mike, OBE, Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, since 1998
* SUTTON, Peter Morgan, MB, BS, FRCPath, formerly Director, Public Health Service Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research, Porton Down.
* SWEETNAM, Sir Rodney, KCVO, CBE, FRCS, President, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1995-98; formerly Orthopaedic Surgeon to The Middlesex and University College Hospitals 1960-92; Orthopaedic Surgeon to The Queen 1982-92.
* TURNER-WARWICK, Richard, CBE, FRCP, FRCS, FRCOG, formerly Senior Surgeon and Urologist to The Middlesex and St Peters Hospitals and Hunterian Professor Royal College of SurgeonsTURNER-WARWICK, Dame Margaret, DBE, MA, DM, PhD, FRCP, President, Royal College of Physicians 1989-92

Musicians

* Brett AndersonSuede
* Carolyn Bannister – My Vitriol
* Sophie Barker – Singer, occasional vocalist for Zero 7 and Groove Armada (did not graduate)
* Guy BerrymanColdplay
* Jon BucklandColdplay
* Will ChampionColdplay
* John Curwen – Proponent of tonic sol-fa
* Kathleen Dale née Richards – Translator, musicologist, composer and pianist (Swedish: 1926-8) [Frank Dawes. "Dale, Kathleen." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. 2 Jul. 2008 .Ch]
* Leonard Geoffrey Feather - Jazz musician, composer, and writer (1932) [Frankie Nemko. "Feather, Leonard." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. 2 Jul. 2008 .]
* Justine FrischmannElastica
* Joshua HaywardThe Horrors
* Philip Arnold Heseltine aka Peter Warlock – Composer and music critic
* Gustav Holst – Composer and teacher
* Richard HughesKeane
* Ravi Kesavaram – My Vitriol
* Chris MartinColdplay
* Jack Penate Singer/Songwriter
* Simon RatcliffeBasement Jaxx
* Tim Rice-OxleyKeane
* Harold D(avid) Rosenthal - Writer on music
* Som WardnerMy Vitriol
* Benjamin Zander – Conductor, Boston Philharmonic

Politics

* Robert Fico - Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic
* Stephen Aldridge - Director of the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit under Tony Blair, MSc Economics 1982
* Sir Stafford Cripps – Former Chancellor of the Exchequer
* Baroness Shreela Flather – First female Asian peer
* Mahatma Gandhi – leader of the Indian Independence Movement
* Chaim Herzog – Sixth president of Israel
* Hirobumi Ito – First prime minister of Japan
* Jomo Kenyatta – "Founding father" of Kenya; first Prime Minister and President of Kenya
* Junichiro Koizumi – Former prime minister of Japan
* Lord McNally – Liberal Democrat shadow Home Office spokersperson, House of Lords
* Anil MoonesingheSri LankanTrotskyist parliamentarian, trade unionist, ambassador, cabinet minister and deputy speaker
* Stan NewensLabour and co-operative parliamentarian and MEP
* Jesse Norman - Conservative PPC for Hereford
* Baroness Tonge – Liberal Democrat shadow international development secretary.
* John WhittingdaleConservative Member of Parliament and former advisor to Margaret Thatcher
* Ghazi Abdul Rahman Algosaibi, LLB, PhD, MA, Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Great Britain since 1992. [2000] .
* Robin Baker, CMG, Deputy Director-General, The British Council, since 2002
* Georgina Susan Butler, LLB, H.M. Ambassador to Costa Rica, since 2002
* Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, GGMG, TC, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
* Lord Hart —British Labour politician Special Adviser to the Lord Chancellor.
* Digby Jones, Baron Jones of Birmingham is a Minister of State at the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform as well as at the Foreign Office
* David Ivor Young, Baron Young of Graffham;Secretary of State for Employment (1985-1987); Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1987-1989)
* Terry Davis — current Secretary General of the Council of Europe
* Farrer Herschell, 1st Baron Herschell Former Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
* Baron Davies of Oldham,Labour member of the House of Lords;Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords (Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard)
* Nicholas Macpherson,senior British civil servant, serving as the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury
*Jan Vincent-Rostowski, the current Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland

Scientists, mathematicians, statisticians

* Alan Baker- Winner of the 1970 Fields Medal
* Laurence Baxter
* Alexander Graham Bell- Inventor of Telephone
* Sir William Henry Bragg- Winner of the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics
* Margaret Burbidge FRS- Astrophysicist, former American Astronomical Society President, former Royal Greenwich Observatory Director
* Francis Crick- Winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
* Florence Nightingale David (1909–1993) – Statistician
* Roland Dobbs
* Thomas Eckersley – Theoretical physicist and expert in radio waves
* John Ambrose Fleming
* John Fox
* William Timothy Gowers- Winner of the 1998 Fields Medal
* William Stanley Jevons
* Norman Lloyd Johnson
* Dennis Lindley
* Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister - associated with the rise of antiseptics in medicine, the mouthwash Listerine is named after him
* Roger Penrose- Winner of the 1988 Wolf Prize
* M. J. Seaton FRS- British mathematician, atomic physicist and astronomer
* Ian Sloan- Australian applied mathematician
* Adrian Smith (academic)
* John Maynard Smith
* Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer Physiologist
* David Spiegelhalter
* Russell Stannard OBE- Professor Emeritus of Physics at the Open University, Winner of the 1999 Bragg Medal
* Heinz Wolff
* Klaus Roth-Winner of the 1958 Fields Medal
* W. W. Rouse Ball - Mathematician
* Cyril Hilsum- pioneer of liquid crystal materials and devices, development of flat screen devices

Sports players

* David Gower - Cricketer, former England Captain
* Christine Ohuruogu -Sprinter; Gold Medal, Olympic Games
* Ebony-Jewel Rainford-Brent - Cricketer, England Women's

Writers

* Mulk Raj Anand – Pioneer of the English novel in India
* Raymond Briggs
* Robert Browning
* G. K. Chesterton
* Paul Cornell (did not graduate)
* David Crystal
* Ken Follet
* Clare Francis
* Laila Lalami
* David Lodge
* David Magarshack – Biographer and Translator of Russian authors
* Jonathan Miller
* Jon de Burgh Miller
* Gladys Mitchell
* Bel Mooney
* Blake Morrison
* Ernest Satow – After whom the Chair of Japanese Law at UCL is named
* Jim Smith
* Michael Smith (writer), author of The Giro Playboy etc
* Marie Stopes
* Rabindranath Tagore – Winner of the 1913 Nobel Prize for literature
* Ken Wiwa
* Guy de la Bédoyère – British historian, who has published widely on Roman Britain, and has appeared regularly on Time Team.
* Natsume Sōseki (夏目 漱石), foremost Japanese novelist of the Meiji Era (1868-1912)

Fictional

* Nick Guest, protagonist of the Booker Prize winning The Line of Beauty

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