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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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FutureLearn and free courses: is this what students really want?

20 September 2013

By Prof Stephen Caddick, University College London
Moocs are an online product of current higher education offline, says Stephen Caddick – standardised and one-size-fits-all.

FutureLearn, the Open University's long awaited online learning platform, has finally gone live with great fanfare and partnerships with some of the UK's top universities. It's an exciting addition to a growing series of online ventures across the globe that are providing education to a mass audience, free-of-charge.

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