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The UK decision to withdraw from the EU: parliament or government?

If the principle of parliamentary sovereignty is to continue to have real meaning in Britain, the decision to leave the EU must be taken by parliament, not the government.
Piet Eeckhout
17 October 2016

Starts: Oct 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Does Eastern Europe have lessons for Brexit Britain?

What, if anything, can the experience of (research on) Eastern Europe say to us as we head towards Brexit? Lessons may lie above all in getting to grips with the tempo and nature of political change, its (un)predictability and likely channels.
Sean Hanley
1 August 2016

Starts: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Hollande's response to the Nice massacre will please only the far right

On Thursday night, for the third time since January 2015, President François Hollande was faced with a mass murder on French soil. An ashen-faced Hollande, almost looking like a broken man, appeared on television on Friday at 4am and declared: “This is undoubtedly a terrorist attack; the whole of France is under the threat of an Islamic terrorist attack”.
Philippe Marlière
18 July 2016 More...

Starts: Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM

International Office

UCL European Institute

The International Office is a centre of expertise and advice for students from overseas, and provides information on matters such as immigration, sources of funding, housing, English language requirements, tuition and fees.

For details, please see their website.

Resources for prospective students

There are many resources devoted to prospective students. Some are directly designed to address prospective students from European countries.
For details, including student profiles, please click here.

Visits to Europe

The International Office makes several visits a year to Europe to take part in education fairs, to make school visits, to give presentations at universities, to hold meetings with scholarship bodies, to visit the British Council teams etc.
These visits are listed here.