UCL Diplomacy Society is the largest international-based society at UCL. We pride ourselves on building a community of students passionate about the international field. Our aim is to inform our members about current political and economic affairs, providing a valuable opportunity to learn and engage in areas of foreign policy. The Society hosts exciting guest talks, roundtable events, embassy visits and formal dinners with senior leaders. Through our network of diverse connections, we support students pursuing a career in foreign affairs and diplomacy.
The Diplomacy Society is a proud alliance society of the Bentham Brooks Institute, UCL's first student-led think tank formed by the 5 biggest international affairs at UCL. It encompasses a bespoke research program to produce peer-reviewed, high-quality research policy papers to influence policy-makers and influential figures.
Our four pillars:
I. Professional Skills for Diplomatic Careers
Workshops, Work simulations, Career Advice, Talks with Professionals across diplomatic fields.
II. Academia & Political Discussions
Panels, Talks, Debates on International Affairs around the World
The Diplomacy Review, The Diplomat Podcast and Youtube Channel & Bentham Brooks Institute.
IV. Cultural Diplomacy
Embassy Visits, diverse memberships, volunteering schemes.