UCL Audio Tour: Octagon Gallery by UCL Sound published on 2013-10-02T15:22:42Z by Susie Chan UCL alumnus Jonathan Dimbleby narrates this audio tour, guiding you through tales of Japanese stowaway students, museums filled with priceless artifacts, and the famous mummified resident of UCL – the philosopher Jeremy Bentham. Audio features span the entire history of the university, ranging from its revolutionary foundation in 1828, and the damage sustained by the campus during the Blitz, to the twenty-first century state-of-the-art materials workshop housed at UCL, the Institute of Making. Produced by UCL Communications UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://ucl.ac.uk.