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UCL Australia Latest News

Prof Simons appointed the Chair of the Institution of Chemical Engineers Energy Centre

Published: Mar 22, 2015 11:29:56 PM

UCL Australia 2014 Annual Report now released

Published: Feb 19, 2015 4:05:55 AM

The future of UCL Australia

Published: Feb 13, 2015 12:18:15 AM


UCL Australia
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Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

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Research at UCL Australia

UCL School of Energy and Resources

Research in the School of Energy and Resources focuses on both the upstream and downstream development of energy and resources, covering a wide range of disciplines - from engineering and economics to environmental science and law. 

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Mullard Space Science Laboratory

The Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) is a world-leading research organisation delivering a broad science programme that is underpinned by a strong capability in space science instrumentation, space-domain engineering, space medicine, systems engineering and project management.

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International Energy Policy Institute

The International Energy Policy Institute (IEPI) was created to address key policy issues in the mineral, energy and resources industries through intensive and innovative research.

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2014 Annual Report

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Read about all departmental research in the 2014 Annual Report.

Why UCL and why Australia?

Why UCL?

UCL is a great place to study and here are some of the reasons why: 

World-leading reputation

Best study environment

  • You will benefit from a programme of distinguished guest speakers from both industry and academia.
  • Our high quality education and research programmes encourage creativity, innovation and independent thought.
  • An interdisciplinary curriculum encompassing engineering, economics, policy, laws and political science.
  • We value small-group teaching environments and tangible learning experiences. 
  • Major field trips organised through the year include BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam (world’s largest uranium mine); Arrium’s steel rolling mills at Whyalla and Santos’ giant oil and gas assets in outback Australia.  

Industrial connections

  • As a research-led university, UCL places particular emphasis on working with industry, government, and other university partners to ensure research generated by the UCL community is used to address major issues facing society today.
  • Our niche MSc in Energy and Resource Management includes a major year two research project addressing an issue of current importance to industry.

Why Australia?

  • You will be at the heart of Australia’s booming resource industry. 
  • We are a full academic department of UCL and its first overseas campus. 
  • Our Australian campus is located in Adelaide, one of the world’s most liveable cities.